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We teased Brendon Luke's new Procharged altered recently, and now it has hit the track in full beast mode.

The Richard Botica-built altered runs an engine combination similar to what is commonly seen in NHRA Top Dragsters with a BK Race Engines prepped 604ci Predator Indy Max supplied by Race MAX Direct fitted with a F-1X-12 Procharger fed by an APD carb and fuel system.

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The altered sounded like an animal in the first burnout but as is common with new builds, gremlins weaved their way into system and a fuel pump seal expired, leaving the team to spend the majority of the day frantically trying to source and repair the problem.

The team managed a launch in the early evening before continued problems with the fuel system thwarted any more attempts.

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The plan is for the car to head to Willowbank for the Gulf Western Oil Winternationals next with mid sixes the goal once sorted and the capability to go a lot quicker than that when Brendon is comfortable enough to turn the boost up.

Video by Madman Productions.

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