I couldn’t see spending $200 on a HPS Air Intake Kit, so I decided to make my own from cheap eBay stuff.
Not really. I mean, we ARE, but the check’s in the mail. Anyway, here’s what brought this up: I often see car makers boasting about awards they have just won. We also see posts in forums and on social media with people using those awards to argue for one car over another. This got me […]
Here’s a little sneak preview of the first of the 2021 Sentra models arriving at an Arizona dealership for some pre-showroom preparation…What do we know? Well, we know that this update, albeit nothing earth-shattering, is still surprising in that the current-generation Sentra hasn’t been around long enough for an update (especially given Nissan’s tendency to […]
I get extremely excited when a new car company sets the bar higher for everyone else. You won’t believe why I didn’t buy it!
Seeing this ad pop up today brought back a lot of memories… Infiniti G35 Grand-Am two car package Let’s throw it back to September 2006, when Team HLM (Howard-Law Motorsports) brought the car out to NICOfest at VIR for its public debut. A few months prior, we had arranged a deal with HLM to promote […]
As the second decade of this century dawns, it’s a good time to examine where the Nissan Motor Company has been and where it’s headed.
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 […]