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Old 04-07-2018, 03:03 PM   #821
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Nederhemert Testday MVJ3 truckpuller. Bit of homework to do. More power more bouncing so something dos not go well.

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Old 04-14-2018, 11:34 AM   #822
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Not a very good start with our semi truck pullers.

Still facing oil pressure problems with the new 18.4L engine and in the fist pull the back came off the switch that turns on the big fuelpump getting short on power.
Second run they mess things up not getting traction ending up on the back of the pack.


The MVJ3 bonneted truck did a bit better but still struggling with the clutch unable to hold engine power and last run the clutch did not work any more but we got 6e place.
We got some time before the next round so hope we can some it all by that time.


With the 3 times champ Hobby sport semi puller Ny Titan did a lot better ending up second place yesterday. No big changes just had to drop weight from 9,5Ton to 9 tons so the pulling sled can handle these truck better.

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Old 04-16-2018, 12:07 AM   #823
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Morocco Desert Challenge 2018 has started. After the first special stage the Scania from Versteijnen Truck Racing is holing 4e place. We know the Scania Torpedo is fast as we done a top 10 place in last Le Dakar with the Dakar Speed truck that’s almost identical and has the same 12.7L commonrail XPI engine.

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Old 04-28-2018, 02:02 PM   #824
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Semi Truck Racing today on the Zandvoort circuit. We got pole position but there are more out there wanting first place so after one turn on the first race things went wrong and the rest of the race was spend behind the pace car, well pace truck. Well good thing today is we found the limitation on what the hi pressure fuelpump can handle limiting engine torque but we now have to make modifications to the pump and hope it will give us more fuel. Time will tell.

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Old 04-29-2018, 04:37 PM   #825
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Had a great race weekend on the track but we had a load of traction problems, please give these trucks some stiffer springs or like during the last race a load of water on the track.
Problem is when the truck leans over in a turn it takes the load of one side on the rear having no chance to get the engine power on the tarmac other than power sliding having to lift the accelerator peddle. Next up will be Italy end of may.

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Old 05-18-2018, 01:49 AM   #827
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For those that have Facebook.

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Old 05-20-2018, 10:51 AM   #828
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Not the best of pulling tracks on our own pulling event and blow a turbo on the MVJ2 truck due to still having problems with oil pressure so we have job to do.

Semi Truck Sport class was a way better story with 1 first place on two pulling evens and the rest of the pack using our stuff in top 3 as well so I’m happy.

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Old 05-25-2018, 02:50 AM   #829
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After movie morocco desert challenge Schoones Dakar Rally Team

Did go very well upon that one dune that made the truck jump down to hard and the driver broke it’s back. All goes well with the driver and he will recover from for the full 100% we hope but yes the grim reality is that motor sport can be dangerous but that’s also the parts that bring all the sensation and fun and load of stories to tell after.

Next up this weekend FIA European truck racing @ Misano Italy Round 1 26 - 27 May 2018

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Old 05-29-2018, 10:37 AM   #830
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Last weekend FIA European TrckRacing Italy Misano.

Great fun loads of driving but testing did fail due to some sensor on the truck breaking down so for the most unable to make progress on the engine.

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Old 06-09-2018, 03:14 AM   #831
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Murphy's Law is driving for Arnold cancer research


Arnold is a foundation that collects money for cancer research, research is needed so that doctors can help our loved ones better in the future.
How dos it work? Simple every meter they pull the sled more money will be sponsored.

For those wanting to know what engine is in this truck. V8 2000 series MTU and I think in total only 200 where build like this. Engine is upgrated from 16L to 18.4L

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