HPDE46: Cooling System Upgrade

The telltale stains on the driveway told me something was amiss, and it became clear it was coming from the lower radiator hose, or...

Bottom’s Up – Rebuilding a BMW M20 short block for your Spec E30

Whether you have a problem with your engine or just want to refresh the one in your Spec E30, having a tight, reliable power...

Small Details

Clearances inside a fuel injector are measured in ten-thousandths of an inch, and the duration they open and close is measured in milliseconds. Injectors...

Cold-Air Intakes: How and Why They Work

Whether we’re talking about a street car, a racecar or even a tow vehicle, one of the easiest-to-install and most cost-effective performance parts we...

Breathing Apparatus – Installing a Banks Monster exhaust system on a Duramax diesel-powered Silverado...

The only sound as common as a loud racecar in the paddock at any NASA event is the clattering of a diesel engine. Diesel...

Straightened Six – Refreshing a cylinder head on a Spec E30

When it comes to affordability, Spec E30 offers some of the most cost-efficient racing on track today, especially if you can do a lot...

Shining A Light on the Black Art of Motor Oil Selection

Motor oil selection, particularly for performance and racing cars, seems to be a “black art.” Most people rely on manufacturer guidelines, recommendations and past...

Reducing Engine Friction

Here are a couple of statistics that will blow your mind. Up to Eighty percent of the friction in a reciprocating piston engine stems...

Understanding Oil Coolers

When engine output rises beyond a certain threshold per liter of displacement, an oil cooler becomes more important, critical even. There is a lot...

Octane vs. Horsepower – Separating fact from myth in the debate over which fuel...

So many times I’ve heard different opinions from various experts on which octane fuel makes the most power. According to Spec E30 rules, “Permitted...

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