The classic Honda Z Coupe transformed to a carbon fiber wonder car with the addition of a 165hp motorcycle engine. Produced by John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine.
Nissan SR20-DET Block Resurfacing
John Edwards discusses some of the reasons why aluminum blocks require
resurfacing and how it's done on the Sunnen HBS-1300 @ Costa Mesa R&D
Automotive Machine 949.631.6376
Subaru STi Block Honing
A Subaru STi block being honed on the Sunnen CV-616 by John Edwards @ Costa
Mesa R&D Automotive Machine for a set of Wiseco forged pistons. The engine
will receive a GT45 turbocharger to
increase performance. www.engine-machining.com (949) 631-6376
Cars & Coffee 07/18/14
Another morning at Cars & Coffee in Irvine, California. I arrived a few
minutes after 6:00am and there was very little parking left. Lots of neat
cars and I saw lots of friends - always good! Costa Mesa R&D Automotive
Machine Shop (949) 631-6376 Don't forget to 'Click and SUBSCRIBE!
1/2" Head Stud Installation on the Subaru EJ Series Engine
This modification is becoming more common with the Subaru performance
community as they keep pushing the turbo
pressure envelope. Wast as John Edwards @ Costa Mesa R&D Automotive Machine
Shop shows you how he does it on his CNC mill. (949) 631-6376 Don't forget
to 'Click' and SUBSCRIBE!
How to build a Rotary Bridge Port engine
FullBoost Tech Files, Ep 1 ~ Rebuild
and Bridgeport of a 13B rotary engine @ Mr Parts.
We have started with a stripped down 1984 Mazda RX7 13BT engine, and will
run through the steps involved in bridge porting the engine, then assembly,
to the start up in its new home, a 1972 Mazda 808 (RX3). [
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Quad with HAYABUSA engine / Silver Lake Sand Dunes / Ambassador Dan
Dan sent us a message requesting any clips of himself. These are the clips
I found. This was filmed on Saturday the 7th of July. If you were at Silver
Lake Sand Dunes during the 4th of July holiday 2012 we might have footage
of YOU too. Drop us a line of what you were driving and we will try to
assemble clips your truck for a video.
Honda S600 Monster - 2JZ turbo powered!
Arguably the biggest eye opener at Jamboree 2012 was Phil Penny's JESUS
Honda S600 complete with a Toyota 2JZ engine conversion. With no where else
to fit, the huge turbocharger hanging
out of the bonnet was a giveway something was lurking beneath!
Over the year's Phil's Honda has seen various colour changes and engine
combinations used. The first time out with this Toyota six cylinder setup
saw Phil run quicker as the event went on going a very very easy
Fiat 126 Maluch (with Chevy V8 power)
Video recorded at the Silverstone Classic, July 2011. On a makeshift drag
strip on the Wellington Straight at Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire,
More details of this amazing little car here:
Pristine old Honda z600 begins a new life
Delightful microcar treasures still can be found if you look hard enough.
I'm performing a post purchase inspection and estimation of repairs for new
out of state owner who located this fine pea-green Z machine locally. This
z 600 has is very-very nice and original, it luckily has been stored
indoors here in Portland since taken off the road in last registered in
1980. The body is beautiful except for some random garage rash and shallow
dents. Of course, the fuel system, tires, and brakes need overhaul from
sitting for so long. Follow along and see how it works out.