13 Nov 2018 / By Andre Simon

Taming 2000-3000HP With Torque Management | Tony Palo [TECH TALK]

Taming 2000-3000HP With Torque Management | Tony Palo [TECH TALK]

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2000-3000HP GT-Rs are not uncommon in today's performance car world, and Tony Palo of T1 Race Development runs us through some of the nuances that go into tuning these highly strung, modern beasts and ensuring that power goes to the ground.

09 Nov 2018 / By Andre Simon

ABS And Motorsports, What Do YOU Know About It? | Toyota AE86 [TECH NUGGET]

ABS And Motorsports, What Do YOU Know About It? | Toyota AE86 [TECH NUGGET]

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Although it is often far from peoples mind when first building a car, ensuring you have good traction while braking and not just while accelerating is actually a very important piece of the puzzle.

09 Nov 2018 / By Andre Simon

2000HP @ 75 PSI Of Boost | The Worlds Fastest Street Legal R32 GT-R [TECH TOUR]

2000HP @ 75 PSI Of Boost | The Worlds Fastest Street Legal R32 GT-R [TECH TOUR]

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With over 2000 HP at 75 PSI the Maatouks Racing King32 GTR has run a 7. 00 @ 199 MPH making it the quickest and fastest street legal GT-R on the planet running radial tyres.

01 Nov 2018 / By Andre Simon

Turbocharging At Its Limits | Pikes Peak | [TECH NUGGET]

Turbocharging At Its Limits | Pikes Peak | [TECH NUGGET]

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With the large change in altitude over the course, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is a brutal event for engines as less and less power is made as the cars climb due to the lower air density.

30 Oct 2018 / By Andre Simon

What Do YOU Know About Custom Inlet Manifolds? | Plazmaman [TECH TALK]

What Do YOU Know About Custom Inlet Manifolds? | Plazmaman [TECH TALK]

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Plazmaman is an obvious standout choice for high-quality performance products and while we were in Sydney at the World Time Attack Challenge we took the opportunity to see how the inlet manifold for our SR20VE powered ‘350SRZ’ project was recently created.

25 Oct 2018 / By Andre Simon

What Do YOU Know About Wideband Sensors | Individual Cylinder Tuning [TECH NUGGET]

What Do YOU Know About Wideband Sensors | Individual Cylinder Tuning [TECH NUGGET]

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One of the key sensors we rely on when tuning any engine is an air fuel ratio sensor, often in the form of a wideband oxygen sensor, or lambda sensor, as it may also be known.

24 Oct 2018 / By Andre Simon

Mid-Engined 550HP AWD twin-turbo J35 | Acura TLX GT [TECH TOUR]

Mid-Engined 550HP AWD twin-turbo J35 | Acura TLX GT [TECH TOUR]

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Starting life as a 2015 Acura TLX GT, this RealTime Racing monster is now a twin turbo, 500HP mid-engined Pikes Peak 2018 Open class winner.

18 Oct 2018 / By Andre Simon

What Do YOU Know About Turbo Speed And Pressures? [TECH NUGGET]

What Do YOU Know About Turbo Speed And Pressures? [TECH NUGGET]

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With the start line at 9,000ft and finish at over 14,000ft the competition hill climb cars of Pikes Peak face a few struggles that many others do not. Due to this high altitude and as such, lower air density, the output of the engine can be drastically reduced.