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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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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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Samurai Motors Meet

Samurai Motors Meet

Got home from work around 4:30, found out that there was a meet that had some potential to be good knew i had to go and check it out. I met up with some friends, found out that the meet started at 4:00pm and he it was almost 6:00pm by the time we got there. we didn’t really know what to expect of the caliber of cars that would be there. i just figured it would be good for me…

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Door Bar Delete

Door Bar Delete

Now before you go and give me a hard time about taking out my door bars, let me explain my reasoning. My door bars we made almost 7 years ago, i made them out of .120 wall 1 3/4 heavy ass steel. it was just what i had laying around so i just decided to weld it in. Getting into and out of my car was a bit ridiculous, and when i would drive aggressively  i would always hit my…

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Night Drives

Night Drives

The best way to enjoy a car is to drive a car. Only the driver can truly feel this sensation, the joy of applying pressure to your right foot and getting a direct reaction as you rev it through the RPM’s knowing you are solely responsible for the power and sound it produces only to shift milliseconds before redline. Only the driver can directly feel the feed back from the steering wheel as he goes through a turn, and only…

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Athazagoraphobia

Athazagoraphobia

                   As I come into the home stretch portion of my K-swap I took a moment to reflect on why this has been such a time consuming swap. Nearing 2 years of not driving my civic, I have almost completely lost touch with cars. Motorcycling has pretty much taken over my life, helped influence my friends to get motorcycles, or to get more serious with motorcycles. after acquiring my Brothers FZ 09 in…

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My work is done

My work is done

It’s official, Erics car is all the way done, K pro and tuned by church automotive. It’s an indescribable feeling to have seen this project from start to finish, too see the happiness that his car brings him makes everything worth it. In the beginning his expectation and desire to have the fastest street dominating car was a bit unrealistic, so to convince him that a k20 would be fast when all he wanted was to beat super cars and…

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