Intercooler Cooling

Turbos are nothing new when it comes to vehicle performance. Using the speed of exhaust gases to spin and pressurize air going into an...

Tire Balancing With Knowledge

This particular Toolshed Engineer article is an update to two previously published stories on tire mounting and balancing titled Tire Preparation Basics and Nitrogen...

Installing a Front Hitch for More Cargo Capacity

Racing requires a lot of stuff. You need cars, helmets, trailers, radios, gas cans, tools, barbecues, ice chests, bicycles, spare parts and unfortunately sometimes...

Easy Way To Time Your Honda Ignition

We have all heard the saying, “Timing is everything.” It’s absolutely true. Timing has an enormous effect on our lives. Walk into a restaurant...

Build Your Own Seat Insert

Boxing heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson once said, “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” I’ve been punched in the...

Motorsports Storage

Over time racecar drivers become inherently good at collecting stuff, extra wheels, spare engines, etc. If they’re really good, they collect lots of trophies....

Tools for Teaching

Racecar drivers are often asked to provide coaching or basic instruction about defensive driving. Sometimes it is a teen driver course or a corporate...

Racing Harness Color Coding

Call me old fashioned, but I like things to go well. I especially like it when things are going well right before I am...

Schedule Yourself For Success

I was at a NASA SoCal event in October and on Sunday I saw one of my fellow Honda Challenge competitors getting into his...

Do-It-Yourself Endurance Racing Headlight Tint

As you and your car graduate and navigate through the different types of racing NASA has to offer, it means you also need to...

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