109 – Power and Speed – Paul Yaw and Tony Palo of Injector Dynamics

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.  Serious moment from Power and Speed.  Listen guys, bad guys are bad guys.  Go easy on the terrorist stuff.  We all have strong feelings about these assclown, but don’t let that cloud your judgement about people.  Maybe if we all focused on the car guy end things would be a little better. Tonight we have two heavy hitters in this industry.  Paul Yaw and Tony Palo from Injector Dynamics call in to go over some products and discuss some tech.  The latest from Injector Dynamics is the ID F750 fuel filter.  The level of detail…

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107 – Power and Speed – Mike McGinnis of Cobb Tuning – Saeed and Mohamed UAE Custom Show

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio along with two special guests from Dubai.   Saeed Almarzouqi and Mohmed Ahmad came in with Tom.  We can’t tell you how amazing it was to have guys from thousands of miles away that share our common interest in all things fast.  Saeed is the man behind the Custom Show in the UAE that Tom attends every year.  We really hope these guys make our studio a stop every time they are stateside. The Team 260 guys checked in, the Neglection race has been postponed due to weather.  These guys, and others are welcome to come…

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106 – Power and Speed – Allison Black of Dynocom Dynos

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. Someone help Chief from the 405.  The 80s called and they want their sox back.  Jeez dude. A caller from really close by calls in to tell us he took none of our advice.  He wanted a blower and decided to go with a nitrous kit.  Clearly Mike wasn’t paying attention at first, but I will side with Mike on this one.  150HP wet on a dry manifold should be ok, but man that is touchy when you get on them hard.  We know they can work but those manifolds were designed for air.…

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105 – Power and Speed – Jason Hoots Dragweeker

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. Poor Tad, he’s hurting.  We got older, and stuff goes wrong.  Kinda like an old car you keep fixing.  Tad has a case of the gout, and almost did not make the show.  Hope ya feel better buddy. Here we go, the great head debate rages on.  It should first be noted Mike was actually respectful in his opinion and gave the guy credit for what he accomplished in this world of LS engines.  With that being said, the overwhelming opinion from very competent people is that the test is invalid.  Why, we don’t…

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104 – Power and Speed – Adam Hodson and Nick Taylor of Team 260

Mike, Tom, and Tad and Headgames Dave in studio. Dave from Headgames actually lives pretty close to the studio, so it’s nice when he can drop by.  Dave and Mike go at it a little bit about heads, but don’t let that fool you.  He was there to pick up Mikes heads, and trust us, Mike is very sure about everything he does when it comes to getting work done. Drag Week guys continue, but this week it’s something a little different.  Adam Hodson and Nick Taylor of Team 260 called in to give more than just Drag Week info.…

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103 – Power and Speed – Jason Harding of Katech – Alex Corella Drag Week

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. Drag week continues to monopolize the podcast.  There are so many things to discuss, and Mike is researching everything 24/7.  When questions come up our goto guy is Jason Harding from Katech motorsports.  This time, it’s an odd issue about what is going on the with the EPA and tuners?  Jason knows all about the ins and outs of EPA approval and practices.  We will have more about this in future shows, but it is scary stuff for the tuners and street guys.  Seriously, if we go to Jason for answers you should too.  Doesn’t…

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102 – Power and Speed – UAE Custom Show – DragWeeker Matt Blasco

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. It seems Tad is much more of a dork than previously expected.  Tad’s car is delayed, in part because good ole Tad seems to be quietly trying to a “build thread” on some Subaru forums and won’t proceed without… wait for it… pictures.  I can’t even imagine why, but this whole thing is gonna haunt em for a while. Tom was away last week at the UAE Custom show, and we don’t think everyone realizes  this area of the world is going car crazy.  The Custom Show is getting bigger and bigger every year.…

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101 – Power and Speed – Dave Localio – DragWeeker Richard Guido

Mike, Tom, Tad, and special guest Dave Localio of HeadGames in studio. We have only had the chance to have a guest in studio a few times, and it’s always easier than talking on the phone.  Dave Localio is responsible for some very serious boosted cars with insane boost levels.  The prep of the factory head is crucial at these boost levels.  The TX2K event that just concluded featured one is his customers cars.  Don Summerton calls in to recap this event, and you should listen to the boost levels on these 2JZ cars.  Dave lives closer than I realized and…

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100 – Power and Speed – Travis Ray Drag Week competitor

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. None of us even noticed, but show number 100.  Crazy stuff.  Thanks to the fans for sticking with us.  We may tool on them from time to time, but we really do appreciate all the listeners.   Project SubiTard is getting close.  Tad has his new engine ready to go from IAG.  The parts, car, and everything is finally set.  He has a few items to get to this finished up, but he will be on the road soon.  It will still look like crap, but it will be a pretty stout street car.…

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099 – Power and Speed – Phil Data of King Engine Bearings – PJ Nadeau

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio on a Sunday. Sunday Sunday Sunday.  All the NJ guys will all know where that comes from.  Sunday recording this week due to travel plans and impending snow storm. We always try to have tech guys where we can, and we all like learning from the best people in the business.  Tom knows just about everyone, and if he doesn’t he knows someone who does.  There is no shortage of great people who can come on, and this one is for the engine guys out there. Phillip Data from King Engine Bearings calls in…

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097 – Power and Speed – Jason Harding of Katech

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. This has to be said right up front, Mike has a toothache and is in pretty bad shape.  Hopefully he get it fixed up at the creepy dentist tomorrow. As they say, the show must go on! A caller by the name of Shawn calls in.  Looking for a valve train tech, and boy that is a subject.  When it comes to valve train it’s all about stability.  People end up building on knowledge over the years, and can’t replace practical experience and testing.  The guys will steer him right over Facebook. Speaking of…

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098 – Power and Speed – Scott Clark and Chris Bishir – Drag Week

Mike, Tom, Tad, and in studio Scott Clark.   We were all looking forward to this all week.  Drag Week registration opened, and we are in.  Talk about nice timing, Scott Clark ran his tuning school this past weekend at Fonse Performance and was able stop by the studio the night we record.  This whole Drag Week thing has everyone wound up.  Tom says we are winning, Mike wants to win, Scott says good luck with that!  It’s not as easy thing to do, and things that should not break do and just when you don’t need them to.  One aspect…

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092 – Power and Speed – Fudd returns (again)

Mike, Alan (AKA Fuddly), and Tad in studio. Tom is away again, and Alan sopped by to take his place. We mess with him constantly but he’s a good sport.  There was no real plan for tonights show, but it worked out ok overall. Drag week spare parts and issues people encounter comes up, and you can tell Mike is scheming away already.  There are two different mindsets on how to do this.  Mike wants to show up race and drive home.  Alan wants to bring everything that has ever broken on a car in the last 5 decades.  Mike rationalizes…

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096 – Power and Speed – Wild Bill Devine of Bullseye Turbochargers

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.   Another week, and more research.  This really is the most important part of building a car, the planning process.  Mike has been obsessed with learning every aspect of this and he is non stop both on and off the air.  Just ask Tom, he ignores him all day.   Now no one could ever say cars don’t go fast without turbochargers.  There are plenty of very fast cars out there running around without them and turbos are by no means a requirement for going fast.  BUT, if you are trying to make something that can…

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095 – Power and Speed – Tim Christ of Coast Chassis

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. So I am not sure how many of you follow “Chuck Ebr” on Facebook, but man this guy works hard to promote his events.  Chu Esparza is his real name, and he started promoting events at airports a while back.  Listen to this one to see what this has grown into.  He’s going to be back as his events get closer, and hopefully after the events to give results.   Dragweek seems to be on everyone’s mind lately, and the show is going to end up going that direction as things progress.  Planning and…

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094- Power and Speed – Paul Yaw of Injector Dynamics

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. Mike has all sorts of new blinking stuff here to send out a Facebook stream that meets his standards.  This week was a test, and any feedback will be welcome.  We are all pretty sure Mixlr is still the cool deal because of the live chat room, but if Facebook works better for some of you, great. The guest tonight had been requested over and over again by lots of listeners, and we were all really looking forward to this show.   Paul Yaw of Injector Dynamics! The subject of injectors is often discussed,…

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093- Power and Speed – Octopus – Rob Bolts – Callers

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio. Tom is has returned from Japan. Finally, Tom returns.  He was in Japan for a trade show.  It sounds like it was actually pretty interesting as long as you like octopus.  He’s a sick man, what can we say. The plan was to discuss Drag Week, and that was a complete swing and a miss.  We need to get Tim from Coast and Howard from Redline in the near future to go over the loose ends.  We will save that for another show. Somehow the topic of rod bolts and engine building gets started.  Rod…

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091 – Power and Speed – Scott Clark – Real Tuners

Mike and Tad in studio, Tom is on a covert special OP dubbed “Operation NutBowl”.     With this New Year the guys are going to continue focusing on getting quality quests. It’s always a blast to learn from some of the best in the business.  It’s not always easy to schedule, but when we get them it’s more than worthwhile. There was not guest scheduled for tonight because Tom was away.  The show was going to be Mike, Tad, and good ole Fudd just shooting the breeze.  That all changed over the course of the day when we received…

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090 – Power and Speed – BJ McCarty of VMP Performance

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.   Happy New Year Everyone!  Lets make 2017 Healthy, Fast, and Safe! We are all getting a little concerned about Mike.  He seems to be way way way into cleaning that Excursion.  He really might need some help…. Tonight BJ McCarty of VMP Performance calls in to discuss the history of VMP and the the direction of the company as of late.  Forced induction, specifically supercharging, has made its way under the hood of most domestic hotrods.  Ford Mustang, Chrysler Hellcat, and Chevrolet Corvette to name a few.  VMP has been known in the…

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089 – Power and Speed – Anthony Berton of Engine Building 101

Mike, Tom, and Tad in studio.  No official guest, but lined up (we hope) for the coming weeks. Well the holidays are here, and everyone is just coasting along.  This is a great season, and everyone should set aside all our differences.  Get a Ford guy a set of road flares or something for his stocking. Tonight Anthony Berton the founder of the insanely popular Facebook group, Engine Building 101, calls in.  Antony started this because he was looking for legit tech help on the internet, and got really stupid info.  Being smart enough to separate fact from fiction he knew…

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