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Offline Crackerman

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1245 on: January 23, 2015, 09:22:25 AM »
If that om604 is a cut down version of the om606 and om605(euro 5cyl) it will mke more than plenty of power. 500-600 hp is not uncommon with very minor engine upgrades with a good injection pump.  I am excited as heck to see that combo come together!
But for the time being, a beastly 1.5 is exciting to see too!

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1246 on: January 23, 2015, 09:33:02 AM »
Yes, the OM604 is the 4-cyl version of the OM605 and 606 series engines.  BIG power from a small package.


Another custom injection pump by Dieselmeken AB, a lot of machine work and upgraded internals by F-Tune Performance, custom header by F-Tune, beefed up 02M 6-speed transaxle, Holset turbo by Petter Lonning, and a lot of other doo-dads will have us ready to chase the G/DT record in 2016.


No sleep for me until the fall of 2016.



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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1247 on: January 23, 2015, 04:21:01 PM »
If that om604 is a cut down version of the om606 and om605(euro 5cyl) it will mke more than plenty of power. 500-600 hp is not uncommon with very minor engine upgrades with a good injection pump.  I am excited as heck to see that combo come together!
But for the time being, a beastly 1.5 is exciting to see too!

Yes - 100 HP per cylinder is not uncommon for those engines, as you noted.  It's not particularly easy,  but can be done with the right combination of parts and know-how.  The guys who are helping with this project have the experience and know-how to make it happen. 

My mind is swirling with the possibilities of a 400HP+ Rampage.

As I mentioned earlier, I think I'm going to be shopping for a drag chute before the summer of 2016.

Steve.

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1248 on: January 23, 2015, 07:11:46 PM »
Very exciting Steve.

All the best. :cheers:

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1249 on: January 24, 2015, 09:17:01 PM »
Those pistons are sexy! :cheers:

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1250 on: January 27, 2015, 08:44:51 PM »
That is very exciting news indeed!!!  Glad to see you were able to secure some more help through partners and sponsors.  I can't wait to see what the Rampage will do in the coming seasons!!

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1251 on: January 29, 2015, 09:26:07 AM »
More updates. 

Here is the sleeved block for the sexy pistons.  The sleeves still need to be bored & honed to size.



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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1252 on: January 29, 2015, 05:28:17 PM »
Subscribing

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1253 on: January 29, 2015, 09:06:19 PM »
As far as I know, this is the only OM604 anywhere on the planet that has been de-stroked and sleeved to get it under 2 liters.

Still to come - a lot of custom made goodness.

Steve.



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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1254 on: January 31, 2015, 10:52:11 PM »
What size are they from the factory? 2.4?

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1255 on: February 01, 2015, 12:25:33 PM »
Most of them were 2.2's.   There were very, very few 2.0's in countries like Hungary, Albania, and Greece, but none of them were turbo equipped.

The "turbo" blocks are more heavy duty, have piston squirters from the factory, and are much more common.

There are also a few 2.3-something versions available in commercial vehicles.

The one I'm having built is being sleeved for the relatively common OM606 pistons and rods, like we would have had stock in a '98 or '99 E300D Mercedes.

The crank is from a previous generation OM601 2-liter, which were pretty common in Europe, but never imported here.

We got a larger version of the OM601, a 2.2 liter, in the early ('84-'86 or so) 190D's.

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1256 on: February 02, 2015, 11:15:42 AM »
How about some rarely seen photos of a Mercedes injection pump, with accompanying custom pump camshaft.

This is not a job for a do-it-yourselfer.







The pump builder - Goran Lindgren at Dieselmeken AB, is one of the very best diesel pump guys anywhere on the planet!

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1257 on: February 04, 2015, 09:19:38 AM »
One piece at a time.....

Sachs 4-puck clutch disk to work with the modded BMW M20 flywheel and Sachs 618 pressure plate.



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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1258 on: February 04, 2015, 10:12:04 AM »
One piece at a time.....

Sachs 4-puck clutch disk to work with the modded BMW M20 flywheel and Sachs 618 pressure plate.





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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1259 on: February 04, 2015, 10:58:01 AM »
It's being called a "sinter" clutch in Sweden, so I am making a leap to say that the "pucks" are metallic.

Steve.
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