Archive for September, 2007

HKS SSQV Recirculated Blow Off Valve (BOV) Theory and Install
By September 27, 2007 Read More →

HKS SSQV Recirculated Blow Off Valve (BOV) Theory and Install

BOV Theory Installing the SSQV BOV Theory The function of a blow off valve (BOV) is to reduce pressure waves that result when the throttle plate of your engine is suddenly closed. For example, when shifting gears the turbo is still pressurizing the intake piping but without a bov to release this building pressure and [...]

By September 18, 2007 Read More →

Aftermarket Lady Lumps

And no I am not talking about breast implants. What I want to know is do titties make your car faster? Do they make you a better driver? Hell, I bet a purist would argue the converse and tell you that smaller is lighter and therefore better. Regardless, I received a flyer recently for a [...]

Posted in: Miscellaneous
By September 17, 2007 1 Comments Read More →

A Tribute to Colin McRae (1968 – 2007)

I am writing this now because in all honesty I didn’t know what to say when this first happened. No, I never had the honor of meeting Colin McRae but I remember staying glued to the TV for hours on end watching him fling the Subaru Impreza WRX rally car around countless rallys all throughout [...]

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Nismo Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator (FPR)
By September 17, 2007 Read More →

Nismo Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator (FPR)

A few months ago I posted a how to guide on installing a Walbro 255 fuel pump into the Nissan 240sx. As I noted the Walbro has a tendency to overflow the stock fuel pressure regulator on the 240sx and cause the injectors to operate at a higher fuel pressure which ultimately richens the fuel [...]

Brake Bleeding (240sx S13)
By September 14, 2007 Read More →

Brake Bleeding (240sx S13)

Bleeding brakes is not the scary proposition that many people make it out to be. I often here it said that you do not touch your brakes unless you really know what you are doing. Well I’ve got some advice for them, how will you ever learn to maintain your brakes if you don’t ever [...]

News, August 2007
By September 12, 2007 Read More →

News, August 2007

August 23, 2007 Just thought I would add a quick pic of the front mount intercooler piping on the ca18det and let you guys know that the gallery is going to be removed for the time being as it runs way too slow on the current server. Also, we’ve got a myspace now so if [...]

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