Tag: ignition

I love that “wheezing” engine sound a GT-R makes as it starts up.

This video shows Brett Ratner and Michael Jackson dancing to R. Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)” while on vacation in Miami. [via] How come these candid videos of Michael Jackson never surfaced while the entertainer was alive? It’s a shame really because I feel like these videos of him would have greatly influenced the public’s perception of […]

This is seriously the coolest video I’ve seen all week. The video info has some interesting information about the engine launch sequence. Several things to note (if you care): The “sparks” are igniters meant to burn off excess hydrogen gas during engine start but before mainstage (full power) operation. Without these, a large cloud of […]