This Is Not Photoshopped: When A Giant Supercharger Just Isn’t Enough!!!
This image of easily the largest supercharger ever strapped to a car is real and in no way doctored. We salute these real gearheads of genius below.
When Mike Christensen says his Camaro had a big supercharger on it, he wasn’t kidding. According to Mike, his dad came home from the junkyard one day with a supercharger so big they could only speculate it came off a locomotive engine (side note, we must know where this junkyard is — immediately). Being bored gearheads, and having a sweet first generation Camaro drag racer laying around, they decided to lash it onto the car’s big V8. After custom fabricating intake manifolds, a special order supercharger belt, and quite a lot of tinkering, the engine actually fired up and when Mike blipped the throttle, he blew both head gaskets immediately.
Here’s video of him talking about it (about halfway through):