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.
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 […]
Several years ago, we completed a lengthy article series on resto-modding our 1968 Datsun 510 sedan. Well, she’s undergone some additional improvements.
One of the most important features on any vehicle is the brake system. It is also one of the most overlooked systems that drivers forget to give immediate attention when necessary. Though it is far better and more convenient to know which Calgary brake mechanic you want to take care of your vehicle’s repair needs […]
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.
Alternate Title: Nissan Titan Charlie Foxtrot, over. Or, how one Nissan loyalist, pushed too far, finally had enough and broke off the relationship.
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.