Top Mount vs. Front Mount Intercoolers

There are few things that deliver the fear and respect demanded by massive front mount intercoolers. Even if you have no idea what’s going on under the hood, one thing is clear: it’s definitely not …

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RWD vs AWD: Which Is The Better Sports Car

As far as purists are concerned, there’s only one type of layout for sports cars: front engine, rear wheel drive with six speeds in-between. At least that’s what common knowledge suggests. Seemingly in the face of …

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Compression Ratios And How They Affect Your Build

The combustion engine is a remarkable device, in some cases a living contradiction. It’s capable of producing staggering amounts of power. Yet, if certain tolerances are exceeded by the smallest of margins, what follows usually includes …

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The Art of Boost: Knowing When Enough is Enough

Having a turbocharged performance car is an incredible thing. While nothing is wrong with natural aspiration, there’s something utterly addictive about letting off the throttle and hearing turbo flutter loud enough to wake the neighbors. Even …

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Three Simple Rules For Tuning Your ECU

As far as car modification goes, one major aspect has changed the game: the increasing prevalence of technology and turbochargers. Combined, they make Engine Control Unit (ECU) tuning not only easier but substantially more potent. Simply by …

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