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Episode 15-2019 – After Mantorp

Amazingly, we now got a new episode ready, enjoy! Now desperately trying to get the car ready for Auto Show Denmark, which will be in Odense 17-18.8.2019. Be there and please note the new products in our shop, 3 different hoodies, some caps and casual shirts! Shop the products! https://youtu.be/vEZX71H9Who

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Extensive information on the racecar engine om648

In this episode we visit the basement (secret tech laboratory) of Kokkolan Autohuolto. Jesse Haapala is interviewed and explains in detail what is going on and what is being done to the engine.

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A little info on the 2015-2016 CDI project

A little info on the 2015-2016 racecar + Teemu answers some bonus questions! The idea behind the project/Tanken bak prosjektet: The idea is the same as is has been since we started, building a car that we can compete with. When and why did you buy this car/Når kjøpte du bilen? We got this car for free…

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Engine development

The piston

As we told you last time we have some improvements planned for next season to the CDI engine. Jesse will make a post with more technical details later but here’s a teaser about what we have planned. Jesse dissembling the om648 The first upgrade Jesse wanted to do was modifying the fuel line. He and…

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Checking the CDI engine after 4 races

So as we told you last time we brought the CDI engine to Kokkolan Autohuolto so Jesse could disassemble it and check what it looked like. Engines ready to be dissembled. After opening the engine nothing seems to have completely broken. The fourth piston shoved some signs of melting. The more worrying thing was that…

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Software developing

Test bench

Last blog post was about improved fuel system, this time I will take a minute to talk about software modifications. Our OM648 320cdi engine is controlled by Bosch EDC16 engine control unit (ECU). Pretty much everything is controlled electronically on this system. There too many features to list that ECU controls and observes, but here…

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