Blow off valves are actually quite similar to wastegates. There’s some diaphragms, some springs, and some valving. The diaphragm is designed to move when there is a pressure differential between your charge piping and your manifold.
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The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Monterey Car Week. Exotics on Broadway. The Gooding Auction. Historics at Laguna Seca. If that little list of events didn’t perk your ears up, you’re not really a car person, so you probably won’t want to continue reading. Furthermore, if you don’t like pictures of cars, bail out now. For […]
In April of 2017, I decided to purchase a new vehicle for myself. I had shopped around and looked at every vehicle on my list, then ran across a really nice 2014 Infiniti Q50 at the local Infiniti dealer. It was the exact color I wanted, with pretty much every feature I had wanted as […]
If you’ve followed my last article, then you know that my 2005 Nissan Pathfinder has been a part of our family for 4 years now and has taken us safely to many destinations. This story will be no different, but since this was the first long trip it had been on in over two years, […]
Car Number Fastest Lap Time Day Set 82 (Charlie – Entropy EVSR) 102.28 Saturday 821 (Tyler – Entropy EVSR) 102.66 Sunday 103 (Tyler – EVO) 102.90 Sunday 8 (Mini) 103.20 Saturday James – Corvette 103.38 Saturday 821 (Charlie – Spec Racer) 103.46 Friday 14 (Gordon – 240Z) 103.66 Friday 821 (#68 – Entropy EVSR) 103.94 […]
Several years ago, we completed a lengthy article series on resto-modding our 1968 Datsun 510 sedan. Well, she’s undergone some additional improvements.
Reviewing new cars is fun, but if you’re like me, you spend a lot of time in the shop wrenching, maintaining, or restoring your own vehicles. So, it’s always cool to see a new product hit the market that makes those tasks even a tiny bit easier or more convenient. At SEMA this year, we […]
Or, “How to use compressor maps to choose a turbo for your KA-T build and predict power output.”I made three spreadsheets for what should be the most popular turbo choices for the KA (you’ll need Excel or something that can read Excel in order to view and use them): 20G (from the Greddy turbo kit)T04EGT35 […]
Anyone who’s followed NICOclub and our coverage of Nissan knows that for the past 15 years, we’ve remained fiercely independent and brutally honest, sometimes to our detriment.
A lot of us have been waxing our cars for years. Mainly because we as car enthusiasts care about the way our cars look and want to keep them looking good. So we grab a can or bottle of our favorite wax after washing our car, put some on our applicator pad and spend the […]
Alternate Title: Nissan Titan Charlie Foxtrot, over. Or, how one Nissan loyalist, pushed too far, finally had enough and broke off the relationship.
In July of 2014, I was searching for a new daily driver. I had been driving sedans for a few years and really wanted a truck, or something more rugged for myself to drive that I could also pull a trailer with when needed. I began searching for Nissan Frontiers and Xterras, along with looking […]
Vehicle history reports like CarFax purport to provide comprehensive information to assist buyers and sellers – but here’s what happens when that information is inaccurate, and it happens a lot more often than you’d think.
A gleaming top coat is more than just a statement regarding how much you care for your vehicle. The right topcoat will protect the paintwork and help stop environmental hazards from attacking your vehicle’s finish.
– by David Muramoto About a decade ago, I was invited to San Diego to drive a new vehicle Nissan was introducing. At the time, customer interest in crossovers was beginning to gain momentum when Nissan introduced the Rogue to market in 2008. That first-gen Rogue was fun to drive in the twisty roads above […]
DISCLAIMER: We by no means take responsibility for any damage this fix may cause to your vehicle, so preform it at your own risk. This is meant for an OFFROAD only application. My 2005 Nissan Pathfinder began throwing the P0420 and P0430 code randomly over the past couple of months, sometimes frequently and sometimes it […]
5 Way To Get Money for Your Old Vehicle Have an older car that’s still sitting around your driveway, street, or backyard? Instead of watching it deteriorate and lose value, get some money for it and move on with your life. Even if the car is in poor condition, not running, or more than 20 […]
I recently received the MYCHANIC Detailing Rig to use for my personal detailing business and so far I have been floored by how great the quality and design is. I have a small detailing business that I do everything from express details to full blown 12+ hour paint corrections on a variety of vehicles, so […]
Taking a road trip is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend summer days. There are so many fabulous places to explore in a country as vast as Australia. If you are thinking of taking a road trip this summer one of the most important things to think about is which type of car […]