Ok… I don’t know how long it took me to look through this build thread but lets just say it was a long time. The guy’s coverage of his build is thorough. And the build itself is thorough. This is a young man by the name of RENESISFD over on RX7Club.com doing some serious wrenching and fabing on his FD RX7.
With the name RENESISFD are we to assume he has the Renesis 13b from the RX8? I don’t know. But it is a 2 rotor either way. The build involves going to a non-sequential twin turbo setup, then a single setup with home made turbo manifold, installation of a V-mount intercooler, an engine rebuild and just too many other things to list here.
Continue reading RENESISFD’s Garage Queen Build: Puttin’ the Brap Brap where the sun don’t shine!!
One of my favorite cars is the Honda S2000. Unfortunately, I’ve never driven one, which is basically the story with all my favorite cars. One of the perks of being a starving artist I suppose. Anyways, depending on how long I end up doing this blog, I intend to cover plenty of nice S2000 builds. While cruising s2ki.com looking for an S2000 build to cover I came across adrs2k’s build thread. It’s a light build, more a series of mods meant to enhance the car’s natural characteristics. I find this sort of light mod path interesting because I’m pretty much the exact opposite. I’m all or nothing. I want to take a car as far as it can possibly go. I’m a numbers guy. I have no problems giving up civility in order to change the numbers. But what makes this case even more interesting is adrs2k’s S2000 is a CR edition. The CR stands for Club Racer. This is a trim level geared towards track use. This is basically Honda doing their take on a light mod path for enhancing the cars track abilities. So what happens when an owner then adds their layer of slight tweaks on top of Honda’s?
Continue reading Adrs2k’s lightly modded 2008 S2000 CR and the quest for the perfect driver’s car
I remember seeing the name 7racer on the GT-R forums from back in the day. Possibly before the car come out. I used to lurk on NAGTROC since word first came out that Nissan was for sure developing a new car that was to continue the GT-R legacy. I have not been checking in on NAGTROC like I used to but I do drop by from time to time. On one of my last visits I caught a thread by 7racer that turned out to be a pretty hefty build.
Continue reading 7racer’s Jotech HKS GT1000 turbo/HKS transmission upgraded 2009 GT-R