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PostPosted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No shit!?! I had no idea any one else here was even in the industry!

Actually, our guys were just in Idiada a couple weeks ago with that car... I missed out on that trip due to scheduling conflicts with other projects. Does look like it'll be cold; only bummer is that we're flying direct from Hannover to Arvidsjaur, so no chance to see Stockholm or any other part of the country - my first time...
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

924RACR wrote:
No shit!?! I had no idea any one else here was even in the industry!

Actually, our guys were just in Idiada a couple weeks ago with that car... I missed out on that trip due to scheduling conflicts with other projects. Does look like it'll be cold; only bummer is that we're flying direct from Hannover to Arvidsjaur, so no chance to see Stockholm or any other part of the country - my first time...


I work turbo and gas exchange system development, im also responsible for doing the altitude calibration, hence the tests we do in spain. I mainly work with the concept dev in Gt-suite. Our vehicles are a bit different than yours though

I hope you get the chance to take a look around some time, it really is a nice country. My car is available for a test drive for any of the board members passing by here
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool... yeah, as I think you know I do Chassis Controls calibrations for Bosch Engineering, usually mostly on GM Performance Cars... though not always (like this time)... Lots of fun giant supercharged V8s and the like!

Have two weekends up there, so should have a chance to get in some skiing or something! Go visit the arctic circle... maybe some dogsledding...
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

924RACR wrote:
Cool... yeah, as I think you know I do Chassis Controls calibrations for Bosch Engineering, usually mostly on GM Performance Cars... though not always (like this time)... Lots of fun giant supercharged V8s and the like!

Have two weekends up there, so should have a chance to get in some skiing or something! Go visit the arctic circle... maybe some dogsledding...



Chassis control calibration must be fun in arvidsjaur, lots of track time i presume. Much more fun than emissions, cold start, misfire calibration and such which most of my colleagues do

Next time you must check out if there is any ice racing in the neighbourhood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeNrdF8OnrE


We also do high power V8s, ours are very different though

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:17 am    Post subject: Gone over to the dark side... Reply with quote

...and now it's official... getting my air-cooled cred, will I ever go back?!?

https://jalopnik.com/heres-a-reminder-that-development-mules-are-the-coolest-1823513386



(that's me behind the wheel)
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool.
When is Singer going to do a 924....
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

LOL... well, Magnus Walker got one, so Singer can't be far behind, right? Just gotta find someone willing to pay $100k+ for the perfect/improved 924...
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:55 am    Post subject: Re: Gone over to the dark side... Reply with quote

924RACR wrote:
...and now it's official... getting my air-cooled cred, will I ever go back?!?
...
(that's me behind the wheel)


Looks like you need to get off your cell phone
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Happiness... back home, rebuilt WUR from Special-T-Auto installed, and after resetting the mixture she purrs like a kitten and runs great again!

Now, to wait a few more weeks till the snow's gone...
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