Fiero engine performance

Category: Cool Cars

The fiero is a popular car to modify. Many owners and kit car enthusiasts alike would like to have a little more power out of these vehicles. There are fiero performance upgrades out there but when people are not aware of them or want a lot of power they install larger engines. The fiero came with two engines, the 2.5 liter “iron duke” or “tech four” four cylinder engine was the base engine. The performance engine was the 2.8 liter v-6 engine found in the gt cars. The 2.5 liter engine made 105 horsepower and 135 ft/lbs of torque stock. The 2.5 l engine has been used in the nascar touring car series and was known as the “super duty” engine. The 2.5 liter has access to special high port aluminum heads which also needs a special intake manifold and the use of a carburetor instead of the stock throttle body fuel injection. There is also a cosworth produced 16 valve head which could produce a great deal of power. Both of these are costly alternatives and may cause problems if you live in an area where emissions tests need to be taken.

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Lamborghini Gallardo races Corvette ZO6

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Street Racing Toyota Supra

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Ferrari F40 racing other Ferrari’s

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Toyota performance

Category: Cool Cars


Toyota has had many performance vehicles. It has had the celica, mr2 and supra. All these vehicles had astounding performance, but targeted different uses. The celica is a car that still continues today. It is a front wheel drive car that makes close to 200 horsepower in it’s sportiest configuration. At one time the celica was a contender in off road rally racing. It was a all wheel drive vehicle with a turbo to help the power output.

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Car carburetor tuning

Category: Auto Tuning

Carburetors or carbs were once commonly used on almost all car engines. Carbs come in all different types. The purpose of all carbs is simply to control the fuel going into the engine. The downdraft or draw through throttle plate carb was most widely used on passenger cars. These carbs usually consist of a low speed circuit used for low rpm or idle. Sometimes on the slightly more advanced carbs there are mid range circuits. The accelerator pump circuit assists in acceleration. The main jets are used the most and are very important to full throttle tuning. All production vehicle carbs (quadrajet, carter)usually have a choke circuit for warm up assist. Let’s start with the carburetor’s choke system. The choke operates usually by restricting the air into the engine. Along with changing the fuel to air ratio the manifold vacuum increases significantly, pulling even more fuel from the low speed circuit. The carb needs to run rich (alot of fuel) when the car first starts up because the engine isn’t warm enough to help vaporize the fuel. The carb uses idle, low speed or pilot jets (which are the same things) and air bleed screws to control the amount of fuel being sucked in at idle. The air bleed screws lean out the mixture as they are rotated out. Idle tends to be slightly richer than stoichiometric (perfect fuel to air ratio) of 14.7 to 1.

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