Prosport boost gauge mounted inside instrument cluster

Updated: Remove annoying beep and wire it to always use red background lighting (Step 6. and 7. )Where is the optimal place to mount a gauge ?- In the vents,...

Power to weight ratio and the effect of I/H/E mods on the Miata

I found this excellent post on fourm.miata.net by Emilio @ 949Racing.com  where he summarizes the effect I/H/E mods have on NA/NB engines and how power to weight ratio compares to the...

949 Racing NA with a 2001+ 1.8 VVT transplant

Emilio over at www.949Racing.com has been going crazy in his own webshop and loaded up his own daily driver with fancy parts. The result is a very competent and clean...

Comments turned on again

Turned on comments again.  Google has supposedly improved spam detection.  Idiot-detection on the other hand…

Laminova oil cooler for Rotrex ? Nah...

I have been trying to figure out where to put my conventional 10x30x5 cm Setrab oil-cooler for the Rotrex unit and avoid having to stack 3 coolers (oil, IC, coolant) in...

PPIHC prepped RS200 from Forge Motorsport

How can we not love purpose built hill climb cars ?  Check out this all carbon, 900hp, 2.4l BPD Cosworth RS200 from Forge Motorsport.In 2012 Pikes Peak is all tarmac...

New Toyota FT-86 details.

It’s sad that several of the latest posts on this blog are reposts of articles from www.motoiq.com,  but they are simply the best automotive performance blog on the internet. Written for car...

AEM Dyno-shaft

I found an article on motoiq.com about a new AEM product called a dyno-shaft.Its basically a slip yoke with some strain gauge magic and a controller that will replace the...

Inboard video of turboed NSX at Buttonwillow.

If found this video on www.motoiq.com.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="405" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/31915490?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="720"></iframe>Since I used to own a NSX its great to see this affordable supercar being used in TimeAttack events....

Toyota MR-S Electric power steering pump conversion

To make space for the Rotrex I needed to ditch the PS pump.  I tried driving the car without PS by just looping the lines but didn’t like it at...

Synchronic 50mm V-band wastegate

I just got my wastegate from Synapse Engineering.<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div>Huh, a waste gate for å Rotrex compressor install you say ? Yes. The WG doesn’t care if...

Rotrex kit

I have had this lying around since february.  I was convinced that it would be on the car in april but other things took more time than expected.The “kit” consists...

Raceland header

I did a somewhat lengthy post some months ago about the basic principles on how a performance header works. Based on the info and numbers gathered in that article I started...

Nürburgring trip 2011

Mid August I had some glorious days of car heaven at the famous Nürburgring.This is my 4th. pilgrimage to this glorious, scary, insane, dangerous, fantastic and intimidating race track built...

Video: INVASION BY STEPHEN BROOKS

Nice video as usual from Stephen BrooksMakes even drifting look cool.  The guy on the podium is Norwegian drifter Fredric Aasbø.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="450" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/28975331?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="800"></iframe>INVASION - Maxxis Tyres...

Great article on speedhunters.com on the increasingly complex rules and regulations in motorsport.

Given my modest interest in F1 I have not ben able to keep up with the regulations that seems to change and get more complex for each season.As I understand...

Cam cover breather modification.

I did some modifications to the cam cover breather channeling on the hot side of the cover based on some theories from mt.net and ms.net.  I bored out the “slurpee”...

MSM project status August 2011

This blog has been lacking MSM project updates the last 6 months due to laziness.  I have a huge backlog of very cool stuff I need to write about but...

80's Audi ALS system details

I came over this pic on mt.net of the old Audi S1 E2 Quattro AntiLagSystem.Lots of compressed air gets recirculated at throttle liftoff into the manifold runners and mixed with lots of...

Flyin` Miata Big Fuel kit

I noticed that the new Flyin` Miata Big Fuel kit is now available from their webshop.- 300 L/h Deutchwerks pump- AN-Lines- AEM fpr- FM dualfeed rail (optional)<div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align:...