Articles for tag: ECU

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The Function of Transponders – a Simple Explanation

In modern warfare airplanes travel so fast that even pilots with good eyes cannot always tell whether an oncoming aircraft is a friend or foe until it is too late. For this reason, fighter planes were equipped with a device called a transponder during the Second World War. Transponder” is a hybrid word formed by ...

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How Does a VTEC Engine Work?

Although automotive technology may often seem stale, it often takes a major or revolutionary change to make a difference in a field that has grown so large. Although not recent, perhaps one of the most innovative and intelligent ideas to come out of car engine technology can be found in the form of the Honda ...

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How to Build a Nissan SR20DET

Building a fast Nissan SR20DET powered car can be quite exhausting when your dealing with several hundred moving parts and thousands of electronic wires. But, it doesn’t have to be that hard if you’re properly informed before you begin purchasing parts and building a mean machine. We’ll be discussing the components necessary to build a ...

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Build the FASTEST Acura RSX in Town, Part 1

So you or someone you know owns an Acura RSX? Any Honda can reap the benefits of these simple mods. This article is specific for the Acura RSX, soyou’ll have to modify the suggestions for your own application. First let me first explain this is all about getting your car into the 11s. The Acura ...

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Top 10 North Carolina Colleges of 2006

As high school student’s last year of college nears an end, they are faced with an important decision – college or not. In North Carolina there are numerous universities where students can further their education. Here are the top then colleges in NC that students have chosen to attend in 2006. (1) UNCW The University ...

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How to Build a Turbo D16

Not everyone can afford to put a bigger b16a, b18c1, or b18c5 in their civic so going turbo d16 is a good alternative. These swaps alone can get quite expensive not to mention the cost of the motor set and the parts that have to come along with it like motor mounts, ecu, and shift ...

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History of the Chevy Cobalt SS

The Chevy Cobalt SS (Super Sport) was first released in 2004 as a 2005 model. This Cobalt featured a supercharged, inline four cylinder, 2.0 liter Ecotec engine mated to a F35 five-speed transmission from GM’s European division. SS Supercharged Cobalts were only available as coupes and came with an Eaton M62 Roots supercharger. With no ...

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How to Make a WRX as Fast as an STi

So you are thinking of making a Subaru Impreza WRX faster? You are thinking that you want to have STi speed without the price tag of an STi, am I right? Well let me tell you that this is definitely very possible and thousands of people have already done this. I am here to tell ...

Benefits of St Johns Wort and Other Natural Supplements for the Relief of Anxiety

Researchers at East Carolina University’s Department of Psychiatric Medicine recently published a guideline for physicians treating anxiety disorders, which included an evaluation of previous research concerning the benefits of St Johns wort, kava, inositol, valerian, passionflower and other nutritional or dietary supplements. Due in part to St John’s wort side effects and in part to ...