We test the most commonly-available pre-moistened wipes so you can choose wisely! Every shop needs a solution for cleaning up dirt, grime, grease, dust, lubricants, oils and paint. Typically, cleaning up around the shop means wiping your hands and your tools with whatever you have nearby. My shop is used for fabrication, restoration, maintenance, and […]
Yep, I rolled my eyes too. Besides, I already own a really nice Actron OBD2 scanner that I bought on Amazon a couple years ago, and it’s served me well. Why do I need another diagnostic solution? Well, because our job at NICOclub is to separate the hype from the facts AND to help our […]
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 […]
Introduction:Erratic idle is one of the most common problems with our cars. This is caused by the number of engine components that are affecting it, such as: IAA (Idle Air Adjusting unit), Air Regulator, Throttle Bodies, Injectors, CAS, fuel delivery, vacuum piping. This article will cover the three components mentioned first. IAA-unit:This unit consists mainly […]
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.