San Pedro: Honda Tuning Feature

by Administrator 20. December 2013 11:59

We are stoked to see the King Motorsports-built 1992 Honda Prelude (aka "San Pedro") featured in Honda Tuning!

Here is the very cool write up:

http://www.hondatuningmagazine.com/features/1309_1992_honda_prelude/

 

Check out more pictures of the build on our blog, starting with this post:

http://www.kingmotorsports.com/blog/post/Re-inventing-San-Pedro-with-the-Mosers.aspx


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Pics from the Shop: 8th Gen Civic Si Kraftwerks Supercharger (Updated)

by Administrator 30. October 2013 17:07


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:
http://www.kingmotorsports.com/p-4253-kraftwerks-06-11-civic-si-supercharger-kit-without-hondata-flashpro.aspx

Dyno Tuning at King Motorsports:
http://www.kingmotorsports.com/c-173-dyno-tuning.aspx

Dyno Tuning rates:
http://www.kingmotorsports.com/c-176-dyno-services-rates.aspx


Update 10/29/2013:

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:


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In the Shop: J35 Engine Project

by Administrator 17. October 2013 18:05



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!


http://www.kingmotorsports.com/c-206-engine-building.aspx



Update: 10/11/2013:


Cylinder head port work begins our J series engine development program for our friends at YAWSPORT.

http://www.kingmotorsports.com/c-231-cnc-heads-valve-jobs-head-porting-milling.aspx




J Series cylinder head porting completed for our friends YAWSPORT. Up next, reworking the bottom end.

http://www.kingmotorsports.com/c-226-top-end.aspx


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In the Shop: SOS Turbo Kit for S2000

by Administrator 15. October 2013 20:33

And on the dyno this week- the new SOS Turbo kit for S2000 with GT3576 turbo....

http://www.kingmotorsports.com/c-173-dyno-tuning.aspx


SOS S2000 AP2 Turbo kit dyno run. Twin Scroll GTX3576R 14.5 lbs. of boost = 393 whp. 10 lbs. of boost = 371 whp

Watch a dyno pull.

Here's a dyno sheet from that session:


 

 

Updated Dyno sheet (below): SOS S2000 AP2 turbo kit w/ GTX3576R twin scroll turbo vs. SOS supercharger kit tuned with Hondata K-Pro on the same S2000. Higher peak number with the SC kit, however much better midrange with the turbo. In the real world the turbo would make for a much more fun car to drive with much more USEABLE power.

http://www.kingmotorsports.com/c-173-dyno-tuning.aspx



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