Tagged: Overboost

Spray Patterns

1/20/2005 By: Roger Hewson Fuel injectors are one of those things most people understand, but at the same time they don’t. Obviously a fuel injector sprays fuel into the motor so what makes some...

Beat The Heat!

1/13/2005 By: Roger Hewson Heat is detrimental to performance; it’s the entire reason behind cooler thermostats, front-mount intercoolers, cold-air induction systems and everything else on the market today designed to cool down something under...

The Super Batt-ery

1/4/2005 By: Roger Hewson I was going to start this with a cliché “nobody likes dead batteries” statement, but any idiot knows having a dead battery sucks. For a motor to run it actually...

Killing Kones

By: Roger Hewson 12/28/2004 Any one who has ever had a drop of gas and oil running through their veins has dreamed of becoming a racecar driver at one point in their life. Every...

You Need to Hook It Up Part IV

12/22/2004 By: Roger Hewson Clutches and gear ratios are a couple of the most misunderstood aspects of tuning out there. From terminology to setup to how it works, we have not come across anything...

I Am Lexus Hear Me Roar, Politely

12/8/2004 By: Roger Hewson It’s no mystery that stock exhaust systems stink. No matter how good it might look or sound, there is something somewhere on most OE systems which makes them worth replacing....

You Need To Hook It Up Part 3

12/1/2004 By: Roger Hewson A lot of ground has been covered in the first two installments of You Need To Hook It Up. Part One covered how important chassis dynamics and weight distribution are...

You Need to Hook it Up! Part Two

11/24/2004 By: Roger Hewson Welcome back to class students. After reading the first installment of our mini-series on putting the power to the ground in your front-wheel-drive car, there should be a decent understanding...

SEMA Show 2004 – After Dark

It’s not the actual show that makes SEMA such a treacherous week. If you think about it, the Las Vegas Convention Center doors are only open nine hours a day. That gives plenty of...

You need to hook it up! – Part one

10/15/2004 By: Roger Hewson Front-wheel-drive cars have come a long way in the last 15 years. It used to be a common belief 200 horsepower was the limit of a FWD platform. Engineers said...