Category Archives: Intake & Exhaust

FEW DAYS OLD, LET’S PLAY!


The USDM tail lamps were the first to come off, replacing them with a set from TOM’S.



For the most part, USDM lighting has always been an eye sore.



TWM Performance Short Shifter




Set of TEIN Street FLEX dampers were selected.



PERRIN Performance cat back exhaust system.

HONDA NSX MUGEN INTAKE SYSTEM

Honda NSX Intake System

More Japan-a-glish from Mugen Japan. >>

To decrease air intake resistance and temperature, inhaling more air through air intake improves combustion efficiency, which leads to a power increase. The technology and capability MUGEN devotes to “High performance intake systems” are always related with GT and Formula machines competing at circuits.

Temperature can be a burden when it comes to sending as much fresh air as possible into cylinders. “Hi-performance air cleaner and box” whose inlet position is optimized as replacement for genuine part. Air inlet layout, its capacity, the material of box and filter are all designed and developed for each vehicle model individually so as not to compromise the installation and/or cause elevated air temperatures. Also in the case of S2000 and INTEGRA, MUGEN aerodynamic bumpers have been developed in conjunction with the air box. Installation of both parts results in absolute performance increase.

“High performance air filter” is a replacement type moistened with oil and with a stainless steel mesh employed as a core part of the filter. Due to the low density sponge material, the flow resistance of the filter itself decreases by 50%.

However even a tiny dust particle cannot be allowed to enter the cylinders, and the severe conditions imposed by both motor sports and street driving continue to drive the development. Drawing on the experience gained in its long history and association with racing, the filter MUGEN supplies for air cleaner has a large and rigid inlet cross-sectional area and is made of the same material as that utilized for racing cars.

Honda NSX Intake System
Honda NSX Intake System
Honda NSX Intake System
Honda NSX Intake System
Honda NSX Intake System
Honda NSX Intake System
Honda NSX Intake System
Honda NSX Intake System
Honda NSX Intake System

HONDA NSX MUGEN EXHAUST MANIFOLD

Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold

Here is some literature for those that are interested, those that cannot be bothered, keep scrolling. Please excuse the Japan-a-glish, it was directly translated from Mugen Japan. >>

What is required for the development of the exhaust manifold is having equal length of pipes and perfect exhaust gas flow. On the dynamometer bench test, the pulsation, resonance and inertial effect of the exhaust gasses emitted from each cylinder in addition to the connecter’s position of the primary, secondary, and collector as well as the pipe’s diameter were studied to find out its optimum layout by delicately adjusting each length of the exhaust pipe and repeatedly making and trying the different configurations.

Furthermore we would like to recommend High-Performance Engine Oil VT-α, which fulfills the hidden potentials gained through MUGEN manufacturing technology. This engine oil is 100% chemically compounded oil of SAE 5W-40 developed through repeated bench tests to be suitable for the Honda VTEC engine. High specification engine oil possessing proper viscosity; and with newly developed additives (MODIC: organic molybdenum), it can hold an oil film under severe conditions. Though performance of the engine oil is in no way inferior to that of the racing engine oil, it also has oxidation resistance and low temperature stability ideal for street use. MODIC, organic molybdenum can quickly be penetrated into the metal friction surface where it makes a smooth metal surface by forming strong lubricating surface which in turn reduces the friction resistance and minimizes the loss of engine power as a result. Proven by bench-testing.

We believe that the oil line also plays a very important role. The MUGEN oil filter is exclusively developed for naturally aspirated engines and has “Y” shape cross section rather than a round cross section of the ordinarily fiber filter material. By adopting the “Y” shape, we were able to succeed in reducing the sludge reentering into the system with the sludge efficiently stuck on to the filtering fibers. At the same time, pressure loss is reduced by 10% and significantly increases the high temperature resistance capability.

Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold
Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold
Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold
Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold
Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold
Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold
Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold
Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold
Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold
Honda NSX Mugen Exhaust Manifold

EP3 UNDERGOING JDM K20A SWAP

Honda Civic SiR EP3
Remember this EP3 that was here over the summer for the JDM 5 lug conversion? Well it’s back to complete the other part of the JDM-ness, that’s right, the K20A and all it’s glory.

Honda JDM K20A
Preparing of the JDM K20A.



Currently sitting somewhere outback in the dump.

Buddy club Shift Box
Buddy club sports shifter box.

Buddy club Header
Buddy club Header
Buddy club header.

Hasport Mount
Hasport rear engine mount, again… highly encouraged with the used of a race header.

Buddy club Spec 3 Exhaust
Buddy club spec 3 exhaust system, sounds just like the old DC5 🙂



TODA RRC INTAKE MANIFOLD AND THROTTLE BODY









Here some literature taken from TODA RACING Co.

Increasing the diameter of the throttle and in combination with a tapered entrance helps to increase the amount of air the engine can breathe, giving improved performance.
Dimensions of throttle valve are 66.5mm up from 64mm for the valve diameter and the tapered entrance starting at a diameter of 70.4mm. All built-in parts are new. No trade-in is required so you get more performance and a new throttle assembly.
The power graph shown above compares a stock throttle with the TODA Big Single Throttle when fitted to the TODA Racing FD2 CIVIC (2150KIT) demo car.
Improvements in performance of up to 7 H.P. have been made.

The FD2 Civic Type-R Intake Manifold (RRC) is the highest flowing intake manifold for K-Series engines. The RRC intake manifolds performance is further increased by being meticulously hand ported by TODA Japan engine technicians. These are not regular production items, and made to order. Delivery times range from 4~6 weeks.

MAKING A HONDA CIVIC SI (FG2) FUN

honda civic si fg2
buddy club k-series header
buddy club k-series header
buddy club k-series header
exedy stage 1 clutch flywheel
Exedy Stage 1 clutch kit with Exedy lightweight flywheel.
honda final gear
Honda K-series 5.0 final drive kit – Increase your vehicles acceleration by replacing the final drive unit with this genuine OEM Honda K-series 5.062 final drive kit.
hasport rear mount
Hasport rear mount – Highly suggested for all K-series with aftermarket header, this will reduce any premature wear/damage to the flex pipe.
fg2 civic si exedy
fg2 civic si exedy

As it is, the Honda Civic Si (FG2/FA5) is a great car to drive. And like any great platform there is always room for improvements. The golden rule for all real K-series engines is FLOW! Intake, header and exhaust, get some girth going in these departments. The bolt ons alone will not prove to be anything spectacular at this point, you still have to get your car thinking right. Remember, you car still thinks it is using the factory intake, header and exhaust. It still needs a proper tune. For that we have always looked to HONDATA (K-PRO/FLASHPRO) to get the job done.

ARC SUPER INDUCTION BOX

arc super induction box
arc super induction box
arc super induction box
arc super induction box
arc super induction box

“The ARC Product is wonders assenbiled project. They present comfort-able and unknown car life with ARC power.”

HUH!?

“ARC supplies only high quality products which contribute to environment since established.”

YEEEEEAHH…

The ARC super induction box focuses on low, mid, and high engine response. When stepping on the gas, in between the cleaner and the intake manifold is unused air. ARC invented this Induction box to utilize the unused air and give it better airflow and better response. This unit is also a direct bolt on.
• Big capacity box makes excellent intake power
• Larger opening for air to go in
• Funnel provide stability and response of high intake

TODA, GREDDY, KPRO LEADS TO GOOD TIMES

toda k20 race header
toda k20 race header
toda k20 race header
toda k20 race header
greddy sp elite exhaust system
greddy sp elite exhaust system

The TODA Exhaust Manifold is a must for all K-Series platform. Like any good exhaust manifold, it is only as good as how well your intake and exhaust flows. For that we always turn to a good AEM Cold Air System, our Mugen Air Boxes are just for fun. As for the back end of your car, any good high flow and or after market exhaust system will do just fine. Your list doesn’t stop here, after acquiring these three essential components, you are still missing one very important item. KPRO! IT IS A NECESSITY! KPRO and the combination of a good tuner is the key to awaken all this power.

STASIS TREATMENT TO THE AUDI A7

STaSIS Audi A7
STaSIS Audi A7
STaSIS Audi A7
STaSIS Audi A7
STaSIS Audi A7
STaSIS Audi A7
STaSIS Audi A7
STaSIS Audi A7
STaSIS Audi A7

In addition to the exhaust system which was covered yesterday, a suspension package was also installed tonight on the Audi A7. The STaSIS package included a set of touring lowering springs and a rear sway-bar.

Notes:
Suspension: Responsive and Refined – STaSIS carefully balances the interdependent systems of springs, sway bars, and dampers with ride height and alignment, drastically improving grip without sacrificing comfort.

Our Touring suspensions lower your stance for better weight transfer while maintaining the factory Drive Select functionality. We’ve engineered an increased spring rate to improve your car’s response, and high-performance roll bars for added corning group, giving you an introduction to the exotic performance experience. Our Street Sport suspensions, available for some models, add customizability, allowing you to adjust your ride height to meet your personal needs.

Our Challenge suspensions go a step further, unleashing your car’s ultimate potential. We use Ohlins SL coil-over technology and STaSIS double digressive valving for factory-level ride comfort with competition-level response to driver inputs, This suspension uses increased spring rates and anti-roll bars to improve driver response and reduce body roll. For the extreme enthusiast, we offer Motorsports suspensions for some models, giving you the ultimate in customization capability.