AWE Wartburg 353 WR group 2 (1977)
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1966: AWE Wartburg 353
1977: AWE Wartburg 353 WR
1983: AWE Wartburg 353 W460

VEB Automobilwerk Eisenach (AWE)
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Specifications

Group/Class A/5 Homologation number: 1685
Years active 1979 - 1983 Homologation start: 1/2/1977
Engine
Type AWE B1000, straight 3 cyl, 2 stoke, petrol engine located front longitudinal
Capacity 1118cc WRC: 1118 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 78.0 x 78.0
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Output power - torgue 93 - 100 HP / 6000 rpm 13.0 kgm (127 Nm) / 4500 rpm
Main bearings split crank with 4 needle bearings of 85/45mm diameter, 39/29mm big end journals diameter connecting rod length between centers 145 mm, AlSi 20Cu Ni alloy piston with 58.3mm Compression Height
Materials block: cast iron GG26 cylinderhead: Al Si5 Cu1 Mg alloy cap-heads
Cams/valves 2 inlet ports 25.5x13mm, 1 exhaust port 44x29mm
Aspiration natural with 3 x BVF M6 carburetors. Click here
Ignition electronic with contact breakers, Firing order 1-3-2
Cooling system jacketed watercooled, 8.8 lt water capacity
Lubrication system oil in fuel, oil/fuel ratio 1:25 to 1:50
Transmission
Type front wheel drive 5 speed gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.769/1 (49/13)
2nd: 2.158/1 (41/19)
3rd: 1.542/1 (37/24)
4th: 1.108/1 (31/28)
5th: 0.968/1 (30/31)
R: 3.385/1 (21/13 x 44/21)
Diffrential ratio 4.778/1 (43/9)
Clutch dry, single disk 180 mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque chassis with roll-cage. 4 door saloon steel bodyshell
Front suspension double wishbones with coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension semi-trailing arm with coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Steering system rack and pinion, 18:1 3 or 3.5 turns lock to lock
Brakes Front solid disks with 238mm disk diameter and 4 piston calipers 34 mm diameter, rear drums 230mm diameter with 1 double piston caliper 19 mm diameter dual circuit, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.195 m (165.2 in) width: 1.662 m (65.4 in) height: 1.540 m (60.6 in)
wheelbase: 2.450 m (96.5 in) front track: 1.320 m (52.0 in) rear track: 1.370 m (53.9 in)
Rims - tires steel 4.5x13" Michelin 155 or 165 or 170 - 13"
Weight 900 - 1000kg
Weight/power 10.8 kg/HP
Fuel tank 63 lt

Results in WRC

Races

Works team: VEB Automobilwerk Eisenach

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN GRE N.Z FIN C.Q S.R TdC
Entry list
RAC
Entry list
CdI
Dieter Heimburger
Roland Weitz
works 16th dnf
Erwin Hartwich
Armin Wilss
works dnf dnf
Statistics
Starts/finishes 4/1 2/1 2/0

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Carburetors

Drawings

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Crank shaft for 3 cyl 2 stroke engine
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