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[21 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Motown Chev Firenza update

Some of you guys might remember not so long ago we did a build post on the Motown Chev Firenza Can Am. Well here is a bit of an update for you all.
For those that missed it, here is the start of the upgrade: motown-american-parts-chev-firenza-build
The last time we checked up on the car, she was pretty much almost complete. the Ecu still need to be wired up and the exhausts needed to have holes cut into the fenders and a couple other jobs.
So this is what has happened since then. …

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[17 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Garrett GTX3582R Ball Bearing Turbo

Garrett’s ball bearing cartridge has proven its worth in the highest level of motorsports where it has been the bearing system of choice in CART FEDEX ChampCar Series, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, World Rally Championship, and most recently Drag Racing. These premier racing customers demand no less than the best in durability, reliability, and power on demand. One key contributor to this performance lies in the ball bearing cartridge where it is, by design, surrounded by a thin film of oil. The oil film …

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[16 Feb 2012 | 3 Comments | ]
Single Fogger NOS Kit – Available from AutoModified

This is a Universal Nitros oxide single fogger kit and it can be applied to 4Cyl, 6Cyl and 8 Cylinder engines. These EFI Nitrous Systems are the best way to get a major power increase from your street or drag car. These systems work with your stock ECU for a quick and simple installation.

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[16 Feb 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
VW Golf GTI MK5 AVS Intercooler Kit

We are now selling these awesome AVS bolt on intercooler kits for your Mk5 GTI’s. The AVS intercooler kit is made from high quality silicone hoses which connect the intercooler to the turbo piping and throttle body piping. The larger length and width core is designed to provide a better cooling capacity. this kit specifically fits the Volkswagen Golf MK5 GTI.

The purpose of an intercooler isn’t specifically only to increase performance, but to maintain existing performance consistently as heat rises from prolonged use. When modifying turbocharged cars to increase performance, …

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[24 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Intercoolers explained – Modification Tips

We all know that cold Air carries more oxygen that warmer air. You may have noticed that when air is compressed it gets warmer. With forced air induction engines which us a turbo or a supercharger the air is much warmer than in an engine that doesn’t have forced induction.

Intercoolers work much like the radiator of a car. The cold air from outside is forced through the fins of the intercooler to where the warm charge air is contained. This has the effect of reducing the warm air stored in …

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[25 Oct 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Tomei Fuel Pressure Regulator – AM online shop

We have just added the TOMEI Type S Fuel Pressure Regulator to the Automodified’s online shop which will be fully functional in the new year, in the mean time you guys can order via our contacts page. This TOMEI fuel regulator is one of our newest items to join the online shop pricelist.
The TOMEI Fuel Pressure Regulator and Fittings Set – Type S is a rising rate regulator unit and can be used in-line with the provided fittings. The item can also be installed in place of the OEM fuel …

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[18 Oct 2011 | 15 Comments | ]
4 Pot NA Mashup – NA engine wars

Possibly the most used engines when it comes to 2L NA power (majority 16 valve). And we couldn’t give it to you without the ride option. What you think?

We start with Nissan and its SR20VE Neo VVL

It produces 139 kW@7000 rpm and 196 Nm @6000 rpm and later 150 kW@7200 rpm and 206 nm @5200 rpm, add a few bolt-on components, who know where you would end up.

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[14 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
My Gotech Loom Arrived..

So my new loom arrived yesterday for my Gotech ECU, but with great excitement comes a fair amount of disappointment for me.
it turns out that my last time out on the track caused a bit of engine problems for my beloved ADY motor. It seems that the engine has suffered some what of a boo boo.
So as you can imagine I was not so much of a happy camper