In the shop this week! A fun project: 8th Gen Civic Si Kraftwerks SC installation, then tune on the dyno. All the parts are laid out, inspected and ready for installation.
Engine stripped and freon evacuated from the AC system. Ready to start bolting on the fun stuff......
8th Gen Civic Kraftwerks SC install almost complete. A session on the dyno tuning with a Hondata Flashpro up next. More to come....
8th. Gen Civic Kraftwerks SC kit installation complete! Slide in the new fuel pump and then onto the dyno to make some noise. :)
Let the tuning begin! 2010 Civic Si with Kraftwerks SC kit- stock exhaust manifold and exhaust system. Care to guess what the final numbers will be?
The final results are.......320 whp with stock exhaust manifold, cat and exhaust running 91 octane. Nice stealthy & quiet super sedan! Perhaps our customer Mitch can gives us his driving impressions after a few days!
8th Gen Kraftwerks Supercharger:
Dyno Tuning at King Motorsports:
Dyno Tuning rates:
A few months ago we installed and tuned one of the very first production Kraftwerks SC kits for the 06-11 Civic Si. At that time using the stock exhaust manifold and exhaust this car made 327whp and 214ft/lb torque. Now it's back, updated with a Full Race 3" exhaust and Skunk 2 Alpha header -the results 352whp and 225ft/lb torque- nice gain!!!
Watch a video from the dyno tuning sessions:
Our next engine development project is brought to you by the letter J!
J35 teardown continues-underneath all that "stuff" there is actually an engine! Complete build pictures and info will be posted as the build progresses. We would like to thank out friends YAWSPORT for this exciting build opportunity!
Cylinder head port work begins our J series engine development program for our friends at YAWSPORT.
J Series cylinder head porting completed for our friends YAWSPORT. Up next, reworking the bottom end.
More pics from around the shop!
K-Tuned Shifter- Incredible precision and beautifully crafted!
Just installed Drag Cartel 003.2 cams with our King Motorsports 40 degree VTC cam gear and Toda tensioner in this 12.0/1 K20A road race engine. Next up, some tuning on the dyno!
Update: On dyno this week with Ian G's K20A powered DC2. 12/1 compression with Drag Cartel Industries 003.2 cams with our 40 degree VTC cam gear, Hytech header and DC5R intake manifold.
Watch the video from Ian's dyno tuning!
Ian G's K20A powered DC2 race car results 242 whp with a super nice power band and flat torque curve- impressive!
K20A with 12.1 compression
Drag Cartel 003.2 cams
King Motorsports 40 degree VTC cam gear
DC5R Intake manifold and throttle body
Intercooler pipe fabrication for our latest turbo project in the shop.
Update: Intercooler pipe fabrication complete, just about ready to head onto the dyno....
Initial engine break in on the dyno begins today for this Turbo B18C1. Once completely heat cycled 2 times we will begin final tuning.
King Motorsports is a leader in building Honda engines that balance power and reliability, and we've been doing it for nearly 30 years!
Read our staff interviews with Mike Lindquist and Chad LeBeau for a glimpse into the care we put into builds.
Here are some of the motors we've been working on recently...
This is a B Series cylinder head we are putting the finishing touches on. We're doing a King Motorsports Ultra cylinder head prep which will be shipped out to its new home in Brazil shortly!
This is a 85 x 89 KMS B Series Turbo engine just finished up for a customer. Ready to install!
Here's another angle for the newly-completed King Motorsports Turbo B. Note the KMS valve cover venting with fresh powder coating.