It is common knowledge that extending the lower lip of the bumper improves mileage by reducing overall drag of the car. So in this post I will show adding a spoiler to the front bumper of a stock 91 Metro. To start with I am using something called Fiber-Edge landscape edging, it is available at […]
I am getting ready to go back to a stock head on the car. Shaving the head seems to make the car run worse so I can’t recommend anyone ever shave the head on these engines. But while the car is apart I might as well do some other work that normally helps out any […]
Bunch of pics that don’t really need a full post
The windage tray was not hard to install, Just cut the old factory tray out if you want and stick the new one in place. Test fit it and make sure it clears everything then weld it down in a few spots.
The factory one wire Oxygen sensor works well for what it was designed for but it does have limitations. 4 wire sensors have been used for a while so it is easy to find them at junkyards. It is easy to test a sensor to make sure it is working with just a voltmeter and […]
I was not happy with the way most knock sensor indicators worked. They really don’t give much information. So I decided to do something different and wire the knock sensor up so I could hear it over the car’s stereo. The idea behind it is simple the knock sensor is a piezoelectric device that generates […]
I started by removing the rear seat, rear seatbelts, all rear plastic parts, soundproofing from the carpet, and tar soundproofing. I then used thin automotive carpet and spray adhesive to glue the carpet over the bare metal. The carpet is very light and the total weight of the carpet and glue is not even one […]
The Front bumper has been modified by filling in most of the grille, adding an air dam, and by sealing the gasp at the hood. The less air going into the car or under it the better your aerodynamics. The radiator really doesn’t need that much air but if your car gets warmer than normal […]