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Engine Performance - the basics

Thursday, 17 March 2011 5:22:23 PM Australia/Brisbane

How to make power.

 ( This has been lifted from the web, and is such a good summary I thought it would be a great early post here. I do not know the author, so cannot credit them here. )

The following is a short summary of the basic ways to get more power out of a modern combustion engine. 

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0 Comments | Posted in Performance 101 By Greg Roles

Engine Performance Advice Intakes Part 2

Thursday, 17 March 2011 5:09:44 PM Australia/Brisbane

Modification steps – intake part 2.

Last post we discussed airboxes themselves. This post is to consider the rest of the inlet, in both normal, and turbo / supercharged cars. Once the air has passed through your sealed, insulated and free flowing airbox, it heads

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Modern Perfomance Mods and Emission Control

Sunday, 23 January 2011 5:41:49 PM Australia/Brisbane

Once upon a time you could mod your cars engine all you wanted, and so long as it didn't explode to attract attention, you were pretty much fine. These days performance mods have to take into account ever increasing emission control, and the laws related to that. Emissions are a key area for us

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0 Comments | Posted in Mods and Emissions By Greg Roles

Engine Performance Advice Intakes Part 1

Sunday, 23 January 2011 4:27:18 PM Australia/Brisbane

1. Intake.

Most people consider the air intake, and specifically the air filter itself, when starting down the road of modifying their car. It’s a commonly held belief that the stock airbox is restrictive, and more power is available with a better filter element,

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