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Offline SteveM

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1260 on: February 12, 2015, 08:55:56 AM »
Quick update - the Holset HE200WG turbo for the 1.5L engine is on it's way!   :-D

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1261 on: February 12, 2015, 09:05:29 AM »
Another Holset convert.

Welcome to the club. :wink:

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1262 on: February 17, 2015, 08:43:17 AM »
Yes - my "Turbo Guy" in Norway, Petter Lonning is a Holset dealer/distributor/modifier. 

The package that he is putting together for me for 2 turbos (one stock, one "Hybrid", and a downpipe adapter for the stock HE200WG) is one of those deals that no one in their right mind would pass up.

Looking for 200HP from the 1.5 diesel, and 400+HP from the 2.0.

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1263 on: February 21, 2015, 10:59:22 AM »
Holset here as well!

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1264 on: March 03, 2015, 12:45:10 PM »
This is so exciting, I just have to share.  Here's a video of the injection pump for our G-glass engine, being run on a test bench.

In this video, the pump is running at the equivalent of 7,000 engine RPM, which is almost unheard of for a diesel.

Goran Lindgren (the Dieselmeken AB) is at the absolute pinnacle of the diesel performance world.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJZBffz9S2w&feature=player_embedded

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1265 on: March 03, 2015, 01:21:47 PM »
This is so exciting, I just have to share.  Here's a video of the injection pump for our G-glass engine, being run on a test bench.

In this video, the pump is running at the equivalent of 7,000 engine RPM, which is almost unheard of for a diesel.

Goran Lindgren (the Dieselmeken AB) is at the absolute pinnacle of the diesel performance world.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJZBffz9S2w&feature=player_embedded

Steve.

Heck, I'd work with the guy just based on his choice of shop music!!

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1266 on: March 03, 2015, 09:52:26 PM »
That was sweet hearing that thing wind up on that awesome test bench!!! The Rampage is going to fly!!!

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1267 on: March 04, 2015, 03:09:51 PM »
Steve, it's a joy to follow your build site.  Keep it up.

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1268 on: March 04, 2015, 09:35:22 PM »
Nice one Steve. :cheers:

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1269 on: March 06, 2015, 09:06:49 AM »
I'm pretty excited about this series of upgrades to the Rampage.

For the H-class engine, I'm starting work to take it from "Stage 1", to "Stage 2".  That will involve the new injection pump, turbo, and exhaust setup.  Eventually, we have a "Stage 3" planned, which will be intended to really push the limits of the engine design.

We should be testing the "Stage 2" H-class engine at The Ohio Mile in June of 2015.  We will be looking to familiarize and license an additional driver at that time, and potentially bump the existing record as well.

The G-class engine is also being worked on.  The video shown above is related to that engine, which will also be developed in "Stages".  For Stage 1, I'm looking for 400HP.  Keeping the other team members and partners on-board with the "Stages" philosophy is important.  We don't want to shoot for the moon and end up breaking something early in the development.

On a re-test of the injection pump, Goran Lindgren (Dieselmeken AB) ran the re-worked pump at the equivalent of 8,000 engine RPM's for 3 minutes.  Unfortunately, that video is only posted on his FaceBook page.  If you want to see the video, you'll have to "friend" him on FB.

These pics are not as exciting as the videos, but thought they were worth sharing, anyway...



This is the 4-cylinder block and crank, shown here with the optional 5-cylinder head gasket.  The extra hole works as a cup-holder.



These are the upgraded connecting rods, which should carry us through as many "Stages" as this engine will see.  My friend Fred Sundstrom, at F-Tune Performance is doing the engine machine work and assembly (in Ronneby, Sweden).



One last pic for now - this is the OM604 "Super Stroker" pump being built by Goran Lindgren, in Aneby, Sweden.

Steve.



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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1270 on: March 08, 2015, 10:18:50 AM »
Crazy stuff man!

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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1271 on: March 09, 2015, 01:51:23 PM »
Another piece of the puzzle is falling into place.



Holset HE351W for the G class engine.
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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1272 on: March 09, 2015, 02:46:21 PM »
....and the second turbo delivery of the day is the HE200WG for the H-class engine.



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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1273 on: March 10, 2015, 03:35:59 PM »
Just like to say Hey! to a fellow Missourian!

I have just finished reading your build thread end to end and I found myself smiling as the other guys were giving reports of your runs at Ohio and Bonneville.

I have always had a thing for the salt flats and hope to go myself someday. You are quite an inspiration!

Who knows, maybe see ya there sometime!



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Re: '84 Dodge Rampage Build Thread
« Reply #1274 on: March 11, 2015, 07:47:11 AM »
Thanks, Randy.

If and when you make it to this side of the state, you have an open invitation to stop by and check out the Rampage in person.

Steve.
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