StockSpyder – Some Assembly Required

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How to Choose Your Cam.. Duration, Overlap and more.

Choosing performance cams can often seem like a difficult task for many, considering the many variables that can apply to any one camshaft profile or application. I’ve seen too many cars with the wrong cam profile struggle on the dyno or even worse make their owners struggle with just driving. Before choosing a cam however,…

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Everybody was KUNG FU FIGHTIN!!!!

The words Mitsubishi Evolution and Jackie Chan go hand in hand, if you have watched any of his movies and many of the car scenes. Reblogged from Bob’s Your Uncle, this fresh set of Jackie Chan modifications that are custom tailored for the Evo IV and V. Enjoy!

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SRT-4 Civic? Say it isn’t so……

Civics are funny cars. Most will garner negative responses from people, the occasional “ricer” or other obligatory insult, usually uttered by those ignorant of Honda’s rich racing tradition or what Honda has done for automotive enthusiasts for the last 2 decades. But they are also some of the coolest machines on the road ( well,…

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Project Fit – Hondata’s New Flashpro

Well, it’s been a long time waiting for our 2008 Project Fit Sport, and with dreams of turbo whooshes, we’ve finally received our Hondata FlashPro. Our FlashPro is part number FP-FIT-US-120001, (yep number one baby!) and after our supporting turbo mods, we are ready to install the FlashPro and start tuning! Newest changes to the…

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Case Studies : Apexi Super AFC Wiring Diagram : How to install a AFC.

While the age of the piggyback computer is slowly coming to an end, many enthusiasts would be remiss to overlook the benefits of adding a piggyback such as the Super AFC to their vehicle for tuning flexibility. So people have been asking for diagrams and sending questions regarding the APEXi SAFC unit. I have included…

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Project SC : 2JZGTE ECU Wiring into SC300 Guide

To prep the SC for the GTE swap, I’ve sourced a MT GTE ECU and a Aristo ( JDM 2JZGTE ) engine harness. For those doing this swap into a SC300, the wiring is a lot easier than the typical S-Chassis wiring in that many of the vehicle’s functions and wires are the same. Given…

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Project SC : A New Beginning… Or is it?

I have to admit that moving from the nimble and athletic S14 chassis to a heavy pig like the ┬áZ30 ( or Soarer if you are in Japan ), hasn’t been an easy transition for me. It’s taken some time, but the comfort of the SC300 and overall finish make for an excellent street car…

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Case Studies : Clocking a Turbo

After my diagnosis on the CT26 turbocharger, I’ve determined that the best path would be to service and sell the turbo, rather than put it on the 2JZ as a starter kit. To do this and get the maximum return however, I’ve decided to just sell as a replacement MKIII Supra turbo. Problem is, the…

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Project SRT-4 : Back on the road and tuning with the AFC

Project SRT-4 has been on a long hiatus, and after popping the headgasket late in 2008, we’ve finally gotten back around to getting this monster back on the street. Since it’s been a few weeks since our last update, let’s run through a quick recap. Staying with the stock bottom end, we’ve chosen to run…

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Project SC : A new beginning

Well, maybe not a NEW beginning, but Project 2JZ-240SX has certainly taken a turn as the S14 undergoes surgery, I begin tearing into my new whip, a 92 manual SC300. The car is monstrously heavy compared to the S14, and with the blown shocks and other Mickey Mouse work done to the SC, it rides…

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