i was wondering how to install a new turbo in my 2.0t, do i just have to replace it with the old one or do i still have to buy the tubing? also can any1 tell me step by step on how to do this?
OK guys, I can't take it no more! :aargh: I need MO POWA & have ordered alot of bolt-ons to help with this performance improvement. I will have 3 stages evolving over time regarding performance, just as there will be 3 stages to asthetics in my build. Stage1 asthetics is complete...
BoostedH sparked this thread with the radiator option thread that was started.
I'm curious what oil cooler options are out there. I know that RMR has a kit available at a reasonable price & since they are a vendor on this forum, they will more than likely get my business. But, I was just...
STILLEN Nissan GTR and Inside STILLEN Tour - Car Videos on StreetFire
The Smoking Tire crew recently visited the STILLEN HQ, and got an inside look at how the company produces its high-quality components. Matt Farah even got to ride in the STILLEN Nissan GTR with the man, Steve Millen himself!
For those who are not familiar with my mod list.
Note: the items listed in blue, I have already purchased.
Since I will be leaving the power level of my car stock until I have completed NASA HPDE1, I will focus on other areas of improvement initially.
Warning detailed list
R-Spec 2.0t 6spM/T...
I've been sitting back waiting for some clutch options to come about. Well.....my car purchase is moving closer now & I would really like to replace the factory 2.0t clutch with a lighter twin disc clutch with a single mass lightweight flywheel prior to putting any miles on it.
I want to be...
AQ MOTORSPORTS FEATURED GENESIS COUPE PRE-RELEASE SEMA 2009.
Torrance, CA -
The AQ MOTORSPORTS|HARMAN MOTIVE Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0T is to be featured in the Rotora Booth at SEMA. The Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show in Las Vegas, NV is an excellent private venue for...
4WD - Four Wheel Drive
ABS - Anti-lock Braking System
A/C - Air Conditioning
A/E - Angel Eyes
AEM - Advanced Engine Management
A/F - Air Fuel
AFAIK - As Far As I Know
AFC - Air Fuel Control
AFR - Air Fuel Ratio
AIT - Air Intake Temperature
AKA - Also Known As
AMG - Aufrecht Melcher Grossaspach...
Hyundai to Offer Factory Performance Accessory Program for Genesis Coupe
Hyundai is developing a range of factory performance accessories for its new rear-drive Genesis Coupe models, helping the automaker to capture a share of the aftermarket division that it predicts will flock to the new...
Cars are such an easy target for politicians looking to bolster their green image. The latest is Oregon Governor Theodore Kulongoski, who has had the Speaker of the House introduce a bill that could make many aftermarket parts unavailable. Tires are the main aim of the bill, which seeks to...
Filed under: Aftermarket, Tuners, Geneva Motor Show, BMW
BMW may have its own tuning division that carries its vaunted M badge, but Alpina enjoys a close relationship of its own with the Bavarian automaker. Alpina's tuner cars are built right off the BMW assembly line and available directly...
Filed under: Aftermarket, Tuners, Supercars, Chevrolet
Not satisfied with the 638 horsepower on tap in your Chevrolet Corvette ZR1? Hennessey Performance has the solution. They've come up with a tuning package that includes a smaller supercharger pulley that increases boost from 11 to 14 psi...
What could I be holding in my hand.... no no get your mind out of the gutter, it's nothing X rated...... it's something straight from Korea.... something that will help make those of you with high HP dreams a reality..... what is it?? well none other than an aftermarket piston rod!
Yes some of...
2009 Tokyo Auto Salon: Blitz brings RWD, manual-equipped GT-R
Filed under: Aftermarket, Tuners, Sports/GTs, Japan, Supercars, Nissan, Tokyo Auto Salon
You'd have to go to great lengths to improve on the Nissan GT-R, but judging by the number of R35s on hand at the Tokyo Auto Salon, Japan's...
Filed under: Aftermarket, Sports/GTs, Etc., Lotus
A couple SEMAs ago, we stumbled across a carbon-fiber Lotus Exige that had our salivary glands working overtime. With Colin Chapman's ethos of "adding lightness" to his designs, it seemed like the perfect application of the super-strong...