The next time someone tries to pass these myths off on you, you can try explaining to them how octane ratings really work.
NICOclub’s 240sx Convertible Project Car: “The Droptop From Hell”… All those good looks are great, but the true weakness of the convertible came to light one day sitting in traffic… Some kids in a late-90’s Acura CL were peepin’ my ride, and asking some questions: “Is that a Silvia?” “Does it have an SR?” “Is […]
Calculating Injector Size and Metric Conversions You will need access to a dyno to properly do this. Step 1: Determine the horsepower of your engine. To determine the horsepower your engine is producing at the crank, you should have your vehicle dyno tested. Step 2: Determine your approximate BSFC or Brake Specific Fuel Consumption. BSFC […]
Before spending your money on an aftermarket filter, let’s debunk the misleading and incomplete information about filtering and horsepower in the sales literature.
We’ve all heard the saying, “There’s no replacement for displacement,” and “You just can’t beat cubic inches.” The basis for these statements is that the greater an engine’s displacement, the more air and fuel can be squeezed into the cylinders, and the higher its potential power output. But they’re not entirely accurate: There is another […]