The normal type of tuning box you see for modern turbo petrol cars will not have any ability to change ignition timing, so how can it be safe? Read more
Fuel pumps included in the test Walbro GSS342, Fake Walbro, No name 340lph, Bosch 044, Fake 044, Aeromotive Stealth 340, CNT Racing, Deatschwerks DW300, 05 STI Stock Unisia, EVO 9 Stock Denso, AEM 320
DISCLAIMER: The power figures in the supplied graph are a guide only, they should not be treated as exact
First point to address is how much fuel pressure do you need from your fuel pump? Read more
Simply put, H&R sport springs are better because they are made of better, more expensive materials.You will here me say over and over again that the problem with all original parts is that they are built to as low as cost as possible while doing 80% of the job.Does not matter if it is springs […]
Tuning boxes for diesel engines work primarily by manipulating the fuel pressure signal that goes to the ECU from the fuel rail pressure sensor.
The graph below shows fuel pressure against expected engine torque and engine rpm for an example engine. Read more
A couple of reasons you may be asking if a K&N panel filter is the right choice.
- You think your filter box could be undersized from the factory
- You have modified your engine and you are not sure if the filter box is still big enough
Get a ballpark figure on a filters horsepower rating.
There are two figures
MAX & Nominal Read more
When we are sizing the air filter we need to know ONE key point.
- The air flow of the engine at maximum RPM
Calculate the air flow of an engine.
Enter your engine details below. Read more
One of the biggest problems we have is resisting the urge to tell people they should get caster bushes when they are looking for camber bushes/bolts
NGK give general guidance on the best grade of spark plug for your engine
For every Read more
A quick guide to help you choose the correct Ferodo brake pads for your car.
(The following guide is assuming you are using Read more
A public service announcement. If you have problems with your intermittent wash wipe on your Primera P11
Symptoms look like this. The wipers Read more
Fundamentally a limited slip differential stops one wheel on an axle from turning “a lot” faster than the other wheel on the same axle.
Specifically a limited slip differential will allow one wheel to turn “x” % more than the other wheel before it starts to act ie to limit Read more
The short answer is no, a tuning box cannot damage a modern turbo petrol engine, with two provisos. Read more
MASSIVE stages this year.
If you want to spectate, probably good to your chosen spot 90 minutes to two hours before the stages start.
Day 1 route map > http://www.aoth.gr/downloads/download.html?id=403
Stage 1 ΔΕΘ 2016 – Vassilika to Petrokerasa (discrepancy Between Map & Road Book, I think this link is correct)
Let me explainRead more
Ultimately, the limit of a diesel tuning box is the factory software because, the tuning box does not change the factory software.
We manipulate the fuel rail pressure to get the engine to inject more fuel but as engines get more advanced, they will use more sensors to monitor the engine.
For example, Read more
What exactly are the differences between standard replacement brake pads and performance brake pads?Read more
The are two different types of brake fade with two completely different casues. If you want to fix brake fade and improve the performance of your brakes, you need to understand what the problem is. Are you experiencing fade from the brake pads of fade from the brake fluid. The solutions to these two problems […]
Mosselman carried out a very comprehensive intercooler comparision test on an N54 BMW 135i with 4 different front mount intercoolers to see which was best.
A quick video showing you how you use an Apexi AFC NEO to tune the fuel map on your car and also how yo adjust the VTEC / VVL points.
An 8.3 degree Celsius increase in temperature makes a car 7% slower in acceleration from 115km/h to 140km/h
Temperature Effect on Acceleration – How the tests were doneRead more
It was a while coming but you can now adjust your engine power from your Smartphone.
The RaceChip Connect has been available in Germany and Austria for a few months but we can now offer it to our customers in Greece.
What you can do with the RaceChip ConnectRead more