Project S2000: Keeping it from Overheating

A major factor towards building a reliable car is keeping it from overheating.  This requires instrumentation beyond the super inaccurate factory coolant temp gauge (generally three settings: cold/warm/blown head gasket).  Keeping track of oil temperature is also very important for a vehicle that is tracked heavily.  Examples of cars with excessive oil temps include the 370Z and the dual clutch transmissions of the Evo X MR and Nissan GT-R.  Even the BMW 335, when first released, overheated the oil during a high speed Autobahn run (BMW fixed the situation by adding oil coolers to all the vehicles).


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Scion FR-S Repeats SEMA Win as Hottest Sport Compact

It’s back again for the win. Judges named the Scion FR-S the Hottest Sport Compact for the second year at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. Last year marked the…
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Motovicity: AEM X-WiFi, Analog Gauges & Inline Wideband

  With the whole world going wireless, there seems to be no end to the usefulness of Bluetooth and WiFi. We remember hearing rumors that wireless technology was going to enter the aftermarket and it…
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TurboSmart e-Boost Street Review

Rewind ten years ago and you’ll recall making changes to your boost meant pulling over and popping the hood. Then you would have to fiddle with the clumsy knobs on your manual boost controller and…
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