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Budget Big Brake Kit

Budget Big Brake Kit

When most people think about building a car, the first thing they usually do is power, then handling, and braking always tends to get pushed on the back burner. However if you actually take your car to a track day event, you will quickly learn how having adequate braking is more important than power. Just because your brakes “feel” good on the street doesn’t mean that they will work well under harsh track driving conditions. No one better understands this…

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Kaiju Motorsports Grand opening Meet

Kaiju Motorsports Grand opening Meet

Ever since I have lived in Vegas (since 2003) there has always been a void here when it comes to aftermarket parts for any sort of vehicle. I have always “wished” there was a shop in town that would carry top tier parts, fluids, and be knowledgeable or well versed in any type of project you were doing. Yea sure, ordering online is what we all do most of the time anyway. But it’s always such a risk when you’re…

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F20/H22 complete cooling system upgrade civic chassis specific (nate’s car)

F20/H22 complete cooling system upgrade civic chassis specific (nate’s car)

About a year ago Nate bought his 92 F20B swapped civic SI, and since then we have been slowly fixing up what the previous owners had done poorly. Ever since he bought the car there has been small pin hole leak in the radiator. It was nothing to worry about, just would drip a couple of drops out while driving splashing coolant drops on various parts under the hood. As many of you should know, the cooling system is a…

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how to: Valve adjustment K20a

how to: Valve adjustment K20a

This weeks blog entry is going to be another addition to our valve adjustment series, where we will go through each Honda engine series and showing you how to do a valve adjustment on it. This week is on K20’s! I will be doing two valve adjustments at once. If you’ve been keeping up with the blog at all you will have seen the articles on my brothers EG with the K20, I figure since his car is nearing completion…

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10k words about brakes! everything you need to know about every part of your brake system.

10k words about brakes! everything you need to know about every part of your brake system.

I wanted to dive into the world of brakes, and share some of the experiences I’ve encountered over the years. As many of you know the internet can be a very helpful place, but it can also be full of misinformation, subjective opinions, and flat-out incorrect answer’s. With this blog post I want to try to help clarify any misinformation and just help you understand how every aspect of you braking system plays a key role in how the whole…

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Whats Up with ERIC’s Car?! plus k20 how to install.

Whats Up with ERIC’s Car?! plus k20 how to install.

If you read the last blog post about my brother’s (Eric) car, you’ll know he was half way back to D.C. from Oklahoma when his transmission decided to give up the ghost. You can read all about it here>>>>> http://functiontheory.com/2018/11/erics-car-we-can-rebuild-we-have-the-technology/ So hopefully you’re all caught up to date or, none of this going forward will make much sense. As most people with K20’s know things aren’t cheap, and having your transmission rebuilt is one of them. Since both Eric’s car…

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Tein Flex Z review/install

Tein Flex Z review/install

So let’s start off with the “must haves” of my purchase… It had to be below 1000 bucks, not too aggressive since it was going on my daily, be readily accessible, from a company with a good reputation, no pillow ball top hats, and no crazy spring rates. Now that you know the criteria of my purchase I don’t want to get comments about you should have bought this, or that, blah blah blah. Three weeks ago I started to…

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How to: properly set Honda ignition timing

How to: properly set Honda ignition timing

Most people now days that call themselves “car enthusiasts” don’t know the first thing about actual maintenance of their car/motor. They could care less about longevity of engines, or whether or not its going to make reliable power. Ever since I have been into cars I have always performed maintenance frequently. Oil changes every 1000 miles, valve adjustments, ignition timing, coolant flush, and trans oil changes every 3000k miles ( or in the case of my race car after every…

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Eric’s car… we can rebuild, we have the technology.

Eric’s car… we can rebuild, we have the technology.

Travel back with me to a much greater time, a time when life was simpler. A time when we didn’t have K20’s and we knew not of the struggles that would lay ahead. The year 2014, Eric had run into some money and he wanted to make a car that would pull double duty, Not only did he need a daily driver but also a fast exciting car. Since Eric was a baby he was involved in all my automotive debauchery…

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Imperfectly Perfect

Imperfectly Perfect

If you were into imports in the late 90’s or even early 2000’s there was no better car to get than a 1992-95 civic hatchback (except for a Integra type r), call it what you like EG, or EH either way it was the holy grail of being an enthusiast of imports. With its incredible lightness, its ease to work on, pretty much anything off an Integra was a direct bolt on/upgrade. these little civic’s were highly sought after for…

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