Turbo Calculations

While searching for turbo calculations I came across a good article written by Aaron Bonk over at Hondatuningmagazine.com. He talks about realistic predictions and expectations for turbo charging. He explains issues such as compressor sizing, surge, trim, and turbines. The calculations are on page 3 of the article. Also to find compressor maps just do … Read more

Project F-Bomb

Project F-Bomb Camaro with a twin-turbo V8

Hot Rod has started a new project car called F-Bomb. F referring to the F-body code assigned to Camaros. This car will see street driving, drag racing, and top-speed racing when its completed. So far they have 4 articles written dealing with suspension choice, paint & body, chassis build, and engine build. The engine will … Read more

V8 Swap Overview Article

HotRod.com has a good 9 page overview of swapping a Chevy, Ford, or Chrysler engine into older cars. This is in no way a step-by-step guide but it offers a good overview and tips for someone thinking of swapping an engine into another car. It also goes into giving suggestions as to which older cars … Read more

Wheel Weights

Have you ever wondered how much your wheel weighs? Do you know why weight matters? GTI-VR6 offers the weight of both stock and aftermarket wheels. The great thing about finding the weight of stock wheels is because some are light and you can find them decently cheap by comparison to aftermarket wheels.