Archive | May, 2010

Deatschwerks Injectors for Evo X

28 May

Hot off the presses comes word of the new injectors sizes from Deatschewerks for the Evo X 4B11 engine. These are all direct fit, drop in injectors. Their existing 800cc units are now being bumped up to 850cc. Also released are 1000cc and 1300cc. Perfect for those guys going for big power, using E85, etc. Each set is fully matched and balanced and include a full color flow report as well as latency, BSFC tables, and fuel pressure correction tables for easy setup. All include a 1 year warranty as well!

Click here to order yours Need a combo with fuel pump, rails, a regulator, etc? Just ask!

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Peanuts Anyone?

27 May

One of our readers sent me over some pics of his amazing 300ZX Race Car today. This car was run in the IMSA series by Newman-Sharp in the SCCA GT1 Series. It’s for sale, so if interested, click

Bugeye’d

27 May

A few months ago I showed off a set of Stoptech brakes that were headed to a customer in Norway. Not long ago, Stewart contacted us again for some new wheels to really help set the package off. We shipped out a sweet set of gold OZ Superleggera’s with Advan’s mounted and balanced (along with a set of Rallyarmor flaps). Clean bugeyes are a bit rare nowadays, and this car has all bases covered nicely. The net result is a pretty slick machine. Next up according to Stewart – what else, more power! We look forward to working with you on it!

Mods include:
MY02 WRX
2.5L closed deck block with forged internals
VF39
APS DR725 FMIC
MT6 STI gearbox
AST Competition coilovers
Whiteline swaybars F&R with drop links
14″ Stoptech front
13″ Stoptech rear
Benched to 340.6hp/474nm of torque

Project Mu Pads Now Available

27 May

We’ve added the full range of Project Mu Brake Pads to our ever expanding lineup. We’ve got the full range ready to go – from the NS Street Pad to the Racing 999 Series and everything in between. Of course we’ve got these for the 350Z/G35, but other applications (WRX, STi, Evo, etc) are also available. Give us a shout at (631)863-3820 or on AIM (z1auto) for yours!

Weds SA55MMMMMM

26 May

My favorite wheel of the moment – wide variety of sizes, good value and weight/dollar, and not everyone and their brother has it (yet?)

Looks good on this Civic Type R

AMS Carbon/Kevlar For Your GTR

26 May

AMS has done it again, this time with 2 awesome parts for the R35 GTR.

Their Carbon Kevlar roof is 9 lbs lighter than stock. Lowering the car’s center of gravity this much pays big time dividends! But it does so with class, and still accepts the factory headliner.

The Carbon Kevlar trunk continues the trend by shedding 14 lbs vs the factory trunk setup. Fit and finish is spot on, as you would expect.

Both components are offered in your choice of matte or glossy finish.

Click here to order the roof

Click here to order the trunk

For a combo deal, just drop us a line!

More JDM Goodies for Your CT9A

19 May

Tomei has just announced their Titanium Exhaust for the Evo 7-9, as well as an optional Titanium Test Pipe.

Click here for preorder specials!

Tomei Spark Plug Cover Evo 4-9

19 May

This neat accessory for your engine bay has just been released by Tomei Japan. This stylish cover from Tomei is finished in polished stainless steel, and is the perfect way to dress up your dreary engine bay. Since it is slightly raised, ot also allows the coils to cool off properly vs the factory sealed plate, and it also prevents water from collecting and and around the coilpacks Attaches simply and quickly with standard hand tools, and etched with the Tomei logo. Fits all Evo 4-9 models, except Evo 6’s produced from August 1996-September 1996. To fit it to these specific models, you will need the valve cover from an Evo 6 produced after September 1996.

Click here to order yours!

24 Hour of Nurburgring, Monaco, and more

15 May

Another year gone by and we’re smack in the middle of probably the best weekend for the true motorsport enthusiast. If you’re looking to chill out and relax tonight, grab a beer, turn the lights out, and watch the 24 Hours of Nurburgring Live Stream

For audio commentary, the best one out there is

Sunline Racing Exhaust 370Z

13 May

Brand new and available now (contact us for details!) is Sunline’s awesome new exhaust for the 370Z. Full titanium…full sex!

Nice, Rod (Cleared to Perfection Part II)

8 May

A few months back I posted up some pics of the CE28N Genesis wheels that we cleared for our good friend Rod. He stopped by a few days ago to show me how they look mounted. Time for the Stoptech rear BBK and maybe some bronze accents to really tie it all together? Rod, next time you’re by, remind me, I have the Anniversary Edition “Z” side emblems that would go really nicely.

This is a perfect street car IMHO – clean, classy, single turbo so it has some get up to it…and reliable! Sorry for the crappy pics, my battery was dying 😦

Insert Grape Juice

8 May

Nothing much going on today except an oil change for my car. Going to try out a K&N filter this time. No particular reason, except that I ran out of the Wix ones I usually use.

New Product: 5Zigen ProRacer Econ

1 May

Just got word that this part is about to be stateside, and from a cursory look, it seems sorta interesting. There are several ignition/electrical “booster” systems out there which operate at varying levels of success. 5Zigen’s setup appears to target electrical losses at the coilpacks. These are car specific, and offered for a variety of performance cars including the Evo, WRX/STi, Civic, 350Z, 370Z, G35, G37, RX7, RX8 and tons of others.

I haven’t found alot of info, though I did find this dyno test from Japan, done on a 350Z (I’m going to guess it’s a standard DE, non revup, based on the redline).

MSRP is $350 for the unit, and plug and play harnesses range in price from $60 to $200 each. Anyone interested in testing it out for a discounted rate, let us know!

Honda: The Power of Dreams

1 May