Category Archives: Automotive

Automotive Projects, Installs, Tutorials and how-to’s.

SRP 10.5:1 Ls/Vtec Pistons

Posted by in Automotive | October 30, 2011

I recently received my pistons for the build.
I went with the SRP LS/VTEC Pistons, Part#149228.
4032 low expansion high silicon aluminum alloy heat treated to SRP specifications
Dome and dishes feature smooth flowing radii for excellent flame travel.
Thick ring lands for limited nitrous oxide/forced induction use on low compression pistons.
Valve pockets machined to accept oversized valves

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B18a1 Engine Block Back From Machine Shop!

Posted by in Automotive | October 27, 2011

I received the engine block back from the machine shop today. I had the following machine work completed:

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2009 Toyota Tacoma – HID Headlight Installation

Posted by in Automotive | October 26, 2011

Since the winter month’s are upon us and the drive to and from work is dark, I decide it would be a good time to upgrade the headlights in my 2009 Toyota Tacoma. Not that the OEM headlights are that bad, I just prefer the light output and look of the HID headlights.

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My 1990 Honda Civic H/B aka 90civicrider

Posted by in Automotive | October 25, 2011

My first car that I refuse to sell! A lot of blood, sweat, and time have went into this project. After acquiring the car in 2001, the modifications soon followed. Completed in 2005 and it’s been in storage since. My “Sunday Driver” only comes out on occasion and I enjoy every minute of driving her! It’s in mint condition and I plan on keeping it that way! Check out my other 1990 Honda civic car pictures and let me know what you think!

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2009 Toyota Tacoma Roll-up Tonneau Cover Installation

Posted by in Automotive | October 25, 2011

I’ll be installing the ACCESS® – Vanish™ Roll-Up Toyota Tacoma Tonneau Cover. Installation is very easy and takes only a half hour or so.  These instructions are for a 2009 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab with the cargo rail system, but I’m sure the process will be the same for most applications out there.

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OEM Honda Parts Have Arrived!

Posted by in Automotive | October 2, 2011

Short and sweet for today! The UPS man brought me some OEM Honda Parts, brand spanking new straight from Honda!

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Ls/Vtec Engine Build – Dis-assembly of the B18a Block

Posted by in Automotive | September 18, 2011

Here’s the start to a new project I decided to undertake, my LS/VTEC Engine Build. I’ll be building a LSVTEC Motor from the ground up. Using all aftermarket parts. My goal is to swap this motor into a 88-91 Civic H/B Chasis (EF9) and build an ultimate track/auto cross car. Since the 4th generation civic is so light (around 1,100kg) it has great potential and a great horsepower to weight ratio for this motor.

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