15 Feb '13, 11am

Pulse jet snowmobile, or, what Swedes do during hibernation

Pulse jet snowmobile, or, what Swedes do during hibernation

Sweden is coming out of the depths of a cold, dark winter. What better time, then, to enjoy the last few weeks of frigid temperatures, short days, and frozen lakes and rivers? That’s what Orsa Speed Weekend is all about; tearing across a frozen lake by any means necessary, including jet powered snowmobiles . This pulse jet comes from the fruitful minds at Svarthalet Racing (Google Translation ) who have put an amazing amount of work into their fuel-injected pulse jet snowmobile during these last cold winter months. They’ve even gone so far as to do some analysis regarding how much horsepower their snowmobile has. Surprisingly, it’s not much more horsepower than a small car, but that’s due to the hilarious inefficiency of pulse jets compared to more conventional engines. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen jet powered snowmobiles build for Orsa Speed Weekend. We’ll just ho...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2013/02/15/pulse-jet-snowmobile-or-wh...

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