Issue #109 November 2011
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Speed Shop: OBDII-port Electronics
Innovate Motorsports OT-2 / PLX Devices Kiwi / Spark
Tech Ignition Systems Blutooth OBD II Diagnostic Dongle / UPREV, LLC CIPHER /
COBB TUNING AccessPort / Hondata FlashPro / DynoJet Engineering / ACTRON CP9580
/ ARK Design MultiFunction Dash 2 / AUTERRA DashDyno SPD / BLITZ TOUGH
B.R.A.I.N. / BROCKWAY ENGINEERING D-GAUGE / GREDDY Informeter Touch / HKS CAMP2
/ RACEPAK Data Systems OBD2 V-Net Interface / RLC Racing Enterprises Inc. DACX-OBD-II
& DACX-221-OBD-II / TESLA ELECTRONICS EGS OBDII-Module
The volume and quality of information sent through
the most current OBD-II system has increased to the point where external or
additional sensors may not be needed.
Quick Tech: AEM
Over the years, there have been plenty of reasons to
love and hate water-injection systems. Fortunately, technology continues to
Test & Tune: 2010 Hyundai Genesis 2.0T
AEM Induction Intake System / AEM Induction
Intercooler Kit / AEM Exhaust System / DynoJet CMD
* Dyno Testing and our impressions
Quick Tech: Paint Chip Repair
No matter how hard to try to avoid it, there’s going
to be an incident that causes a paint chip on your vehicle. While it sucks to get that scratch,
nick or chip, you can feel a lot better about it knowing there’s a simple
D’GARAGE: 2012 Nissan GT-R
Our target is to take 200 pounds out of the vehicle
without sacrificing the driving experience. While this sounds simple enough, it
will likely prove to be an expensive and challenging endeavor.
Date: Danielle Lo
From model to cosmetologist to business marketing
guru, Danielle not only wants to travel the world but wants to take it over as
Cover Car: 2005
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII RS – Repeat Offender
Ben Denkers is fanatical when it comes to his
Mitsubishis. He had already owned, totaled or sold three different Evolutions
before finally selecting this EVO VIII RS.
Pressure: 2007 Subaru Impreza STi
642.1whp, 481.9 lb-ft
For Scott Franischetti, a veteran of the muscle car
and domestic scene, there was something about Subaru’s Impreza STi that he
Ford: 2003 Nissan 350Z
Converting a loyalist from one brand to another
requires compelling reasons. In the case of Ford-fanatic Brandon Vidmar,
selling his Mustang Cobra was an attempt at embracing his encroaching maturity.
Mile-High Madness: 2000 Honda Civic SI
Elevation can be a performance killer. For a racecar,
it means a harder time making horsepower. For former San Diego resident Sam
Park, high elevation challenged him to build a Civic that could make its own
Attack: Sydney, Australia
Thanks to the passion and fiercely competitive
spirits of every team in attendance, no one could be disappointed by the
outcome of the weekend.
Racing DSM/EVO Shootout: The Greatest Mitsubishi Racing Event Gets Better
Held one weekend per year in the village of Wakeman,
Ohio, the DSM/EVO Shootout has become the single largest Mitsubishi racing
event in the world.
Round 6: Las Vegas, Nevada – Torching Tires At Twilight
Unlike some of the East Coast venues, the Las Vegas
track is completely flat. It’s also held at night to give spectators, drivers
and teams a respite from the searing summer heat of Nevada and to provide an
exciting “smoke and lights” aspect to the sport of drifting.
SPOCOM: Anaheim, CA – The Tuner Show For
The Masses Invades Orange County
SPOCOM’s first time at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Over 200,000 square-feet of exhibition hall were packed from end-to-end as
8,000 attendees checked out the latest sport-compact builds.