ArchiveAugust 2007

Contradictologists Stroking their Egorections

I don’t have a Ph.D. so I lack the credentials to make up words but even so this ridiculous topic requires just that special kind of phrase that can only be used to describe that special kind of internet Nazi, the contradictologist. The controdictologist is the guy that we all love to hate. He’s the guy that lurks around any technical discussion and only chimes in when he can catch...

T1R X-Brace Installation (Honda S2000)

The T1R X-brace is a strut tower brace that has a lower x member that ties the tops of the strut towers to the steering rack on the Honda S2000. This brace effectively locks the front of the chassis which sharpens steering response and feedback. Installation First, park the car on level ground, raise the hood and remove the intake box by removing the bolts and clips around it’s base. Now...

Part 1: Introducing the Honda S2000 Drift Car

Now why would you take one of the best handling production cars ever made and make it slide? I have found myself asking that question lately. Maybe it is because I like a challenge, maybe it is because I will try to drift anything or maybe it is because this is my brother’s car and like me, he loves all motorsports but drifting seems to hold that special place above all of the rest...

Part 6: And I Won’t Call It Drivetrain Tech … (part 1)

Ok, maybe I will but in any serious car buildup the obligatory drivetrain tech installment invariably comes up. And that my friends is what we are about to embark on. The drivetrain includes any system that takes rotation from the motor and translates that movement to the wheels. In this case, I will talk about the flywheel and the driveshaft. Any amount of weight that is removed from the...

June – July 2007

July 27, 2007 To answer the question of the hour, I added a general guide to liquid intercooling to the tech section. July 25 2007 Let’s see … it’s been a while because … I was on a business trip … oh yeah and it was in Hawaii. But I can’t say it was all work and now that I am back in town I will be reorganizing the site slightly and reopening the forums. I...

Chris Simmons is a race car driver, instructor, business owner and all around gearhead. His passion for motorsport started in the drifting community over 10 years ago and progressed into wheel to wheel racing of all kinds. When off track Chris can be found training and working on a myriad of projects. After a hiatus from writing, he is back to share his passion, knowledge and experience in regard to motorsports on and off the track.

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