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Garbage tour was a success!!

Black Smoke Garbagegarage Tour

We organised a “small” tour in from our hometown and through a couple of villages, surprisingly not just home to a few Mercedeses! Starting in Kokkola 13:00 we gathered up at ABC, a local gas-station and waited until 13:45 for people to show up for the tour. Behold 11 cars had lined up at the…

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Long nights in the garage

Hello not a lot of post this week, we have been really busy in the garage. The last problems with the drifter was found on Thursday and the lack of boost was also fixed. The main problems with the boost was the turbo which was changed and a crack in the intake manifold which was welded. When those faults…

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Unexpected problem and some progress.

Hi there! It has been quite silent after the promised test run two weeks ago. The reason is that the engine broke down after just a few runs. At first we had no idea why this happened even if someone mentioned the reason already on the scene of tragedy as a possible fault. We didn’t want to tell anyone before we knew…

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Testing outside

We tested the car more yesterday and also got it outside. We discovered our first problems and the guys are no fixing them so hopefully it will be done this weekend when we are gonna test drive it for real. The problems was a leaking exhaust seal and troubles with the wast gate we also got some…

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Six weeks to go, engine assembled

The engine is assembled, now it just had to be dropped down in the engine bay and get a gearbox behind itself. This is great progress and with only six weeks to go we had a short team-meeting this weekend. Everything is looking like it’s going to be a hell of a season, we got…

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Pure sound video from Black Smoke Racing.

Here is a pure sound video with clips from the 2011 black smoke racing season. Many have asked for a video with just engine sound so i hope you enjoy this.

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Mercedes painted!

Yeah! as you already may know the car is painted! White is always white so we went with that! Anyway, there are yet some surprises for those of you very interested in the exterior of the car, we’re not even sure ourselves what this might be but soon you’ll see! The tape on the bonnet.…

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Steering angle locked n’ loaded

A picture of the final steering angle for 2012 as promised. As for the rest of the car updates will be coming everyday we have something to write about so stay tuned (tell your friends ;). Some more great news is that our racing team now officially is a registered association, we hope this will…

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Old Mercedes back in business

First we’d like to apologize for no updates to those who may have been expecting them. As you all may know, Teemu is a busy guy, after much effort to make a new car, we simply can’t find the time to build it. This is also the main reason to why you haven’t seen any…

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