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The ID1050x is the most recent offering from the partnership of Injector Dynamics and Bosch Motorsport. It is a built-to-spec motorsport injector, offering optimization of critical operating parameters for the motorsport tuner. It offers a wide range, requiring only 8 volts for consistent operation at 8 bar, with an extended range of 1,940 cc/min at 10 bar. These capabilities become critical when trying to hot start a heat soaked engine with a high-pressure fuel system and a lightweight racing battery. Corrosion resistant internals make it compatible with all known fuels and capable of extended service life with corrosive fuels. Its…

Callies is delivering to the sport compact segment with its latest Compstar Sport Series connecting rods. These rods are intended for high RPM, high output engines and can withstand more abuse than the factory units. All Sport Series rods incorporate some of the finest metallurgy and heat treatments on the market today. Callies machines its H-Beam rods from fine grained steel, and wrist pin bushings are of deformation-resistant Ampco 18 material. Sport Series rods are now available for a variety of sport compact applications and include either ARP 2000 or Custom Age 625 bolts for high horsepower applications. Available now for all…

DSPORT IS NOW 100 ISSUES OLD and while we would normally take advantage of such a moment to complain about how old we have all gotten, we’ll reflect on the past instead. Thrice before, we have published retrospectives about DSPORT and its place in the industry. Most titles never turn a profit and fail within a few issues. Fewer still manage to become acknowledged leaders in the industry. And although our long-term readers have lived much of this history with us, we would like to share our story with the thousands of readers who have joined us along the way.…

Voodoo Thirteen introduces its hydraulic handbrake with a variety of adjustable configurations that can be made to fit any driving style. Drivers can adjust the amount of brake pressure, handle length, throw distance and handle orientation. High quality USA-sourced 6061 aluminum construction ensures weight is kept to a minimum while maintaining strength. The base, side plates and handle are CNC-machined and anodized. An ergonomic round handle allows for three inches of height adjustment. A Wilwood master cylinder is standard issue but a reservoir option is recommended if you’re running dual rear calipers. KSPORT also offers a pass thru version without…

What happens when Subaru invites us to Spain to test drive the 2017 Subaru BRZ? We get lost in a maze of dangerously narrow alleys, beat the crap out of the car on track, and drive so far off the suggested return route that the scenery changes from dead grass and open fields to a snowy ski resort at the top of a mountain. Yet this series of events led to a vehicle evaluation that delved deeper than any test drive at a dealership. We learned the ins and outs of the 2017 iteration of the Subaru BRZ, with an…

SPC’s adjustable arm allows you to make rear camber changes on your 10th generation Civic. SPC’s unique adjustment design permits adjustment of rear upper control ±3.0-degrees of camber and is adjustable for life. SPC’s forged steel design adds adjustment to the arm without a weight penalty versus the OE arm it replaces. Whether you need negative camber for the track, want to get back to OE specifications after lowering, or need adjustment on a stock vehicle, this arm will get you the angle you desire. MSRP is $138.50. SPC Performance 800.525.6505

Four round tail lights and goes really fast. That’s Nissan’s GT-R. From the Hakosuka’s success in Japanese touring car racing, to the R32’s domination in Group A and Australian Touring Car Championship to the late-model R35 chasing six second timeslips, the GT-R has always pushed the limits of performance. While Nissan’s formula for speed may have evolved over the last forty years and six iterations of the GT-R, its racing pedigree is well decorated in a variety of motorsports. Text by Jun Chen // Photos by Rob Shaw / BackFromLeave In 1989, sporting Nissan’s brand new ATTESSA E-TS all-wheel-drive technology…

Often overshadowed by the big power members in the D’Garage, our Project Party Time Fiesta ST takes this month’s spotlight as we check in on its quest for 400whp. A switch to E85, an additional port fuel injection system and some dyno time pushed the 1.6L EcoBoost closer to its goal. While we are going to feel a great deal more comfortable once the built engine is in place, getting as much tuning on the stock engine completed will only be a benefit in the future. By Michael Ferrara History Back in issue #170 (August 2016), we introduced the Full-Race…

The STR 905 is the latest addition to STR’s Track Series wheel lineup. STR uses flow forming to produce a strong, lightweight wheel at a reasonable cost. This specialized process begins with a low-pressure type of casting and uses a special machine that spins the initial casting, heats the outer portion of the casting and then uses steel rollers pressed against the rim area to pull the rim to its final width and shape. The combination of the heat, pressure and spinning create a rim area with the strength similar to a forged wheel without the high cost of the…

Radium Engineering offers its drop-in fuel pump hanger for the BRZ/FR-S/GT86 platform. This hanger allows one or two high-flow TI Automotive/Walbro F90000274 aftermarket pumps to be used and converts to a return-style fuel system. The CNC-machined design maintains a low profile to clear the access cover and allows easy serviceability. Sealed and insulated electrical studs are used for wire connections. Radium’s own low-restriction venturi jet pump connects to the factory crossover hose to properly transfer fuel from the passive side of the tank to the active side where the pump resides. A collector box is included along with accommodations for the factory…

In an attempt to revitalize the import drag racing scene in Hawaii, HyperSports Racing of Honolulu, Hawaii set out to build a competitive low-budget car for the Hawaii’s Fastest Streetcar Shootout. The task of building a vehicle that could hold its own against Hawaii’s fastest street cars isn’t a simple one. To make a difficult situation worse, the car had to be race-ready in only five days. Staff Report // Photos by Michael Ferrara and Phillip Lam The HyperSports crew had a chassis in mind. They promptly called an old friend for his 1992 Honda Civic and the piles of…

L.A Sleeve’s Moly2000 Mitsubishi 4B11TT EVO-X Race Ready Performance Sleeve Kit is manufactured from specially formulated centrifugally spun-cast ductile iron. The sleeve diameters range from 86mm up to 90mm, if more displacement is desired. Boost levels as high as 74 pounds are possible with a rating for 1,320 horsepower. The amphibious design provides a cross cooling effect to ensure normal use for the street and consistency on the drag strip. Moly2000’s material density provides consistent grain flow micro-structure, graphite and matrix distribution. Moly2000 is wear and shock resistant, ensuring a stable bore surface, ring seal and compression boundary. Metallurgical high carbon ferrous…

Perpetual change might be the only means to satisfy the needs of the modification-hungry. While most will build with an end goal in mind, others never see their project coming to an end. Dan Stockmar’s vision for his EVO VIII has been constantly morphing, as his need for change pushes him to continue making modifications. Already a Mitsubishi fanatic, Stockmar had owned a second-gen Eclipse GS-T until 2005 when the engine let go. A ride in his friend’s EVO drew his interest and a test drive got him hooked. Text and Photos by Richard Fong Addiction Is Good Stockmar is…

The Petersen Automotive Museum’s latest exhibit, celebrating 70 years of Ferrari, had me reflecting back on my childhood. As a child, I fell immediately in love with cars. As I grew up I drew pictures of cars all the time (apparently on the walls too, as my mother told me on many occasions). One thing was a given, I always reached for my red crayon when I started drawing. Even at five years old, red seemed like the correct color to render an automobile with. Red looked fast! My red crayon was always the first crayon to get completely worn…

BECAUSE A MANUFACTURER DECIDES NOT TO mass produce a product doesn’t mean that product is useless. At the peak of the popularity of the Nissan Silvia S15, NISMO developed a demo car to exhibit the potential of its line of R-Tuned components. The demo S15 prototyped NISMO R-Tuned body components, suspension and a 2.2-liter stroker engine. After showcasing the car, NISMO decided to leave the stroker engine off the list of products to be produced for the public. As the vehicle had no further use to the auto manufacturer, the car began collecting dust. NISMO sponsored Auto Produce Boss (AP…

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