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Thomas Prock on the uncommon cylinder drop in Austin Prock's Funny Car

In a NHRA on Fox segment, family-legacy tuner Thomas Prock explained to Bruno Massel the process of diagnosing a cylinder loss in Austin Prock's Camaro Funny Car during the Norwalk, Ohio race.
08 Jul 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff

Thomas Prock, with his vast family experience and analytical prowess, emphasized the importance of the data logger in pinpointing a dropped cylinder issue in this NHRA on FOX segment. He went on to explain how the car's onboard data logger is the primary tool for diagnosing engine performance issues.  Reviewing the detailed data can explain why the engine dropped a cylinder—anything from a spark plug failure to a fuel delivery issue.