A look back at Polestar’s 20 year history With Polestar announcing their very first production vehicle – an incredible 600HP hybrid coupe – in 2017, we got to wondering. How did this once-time Volvo racing team end up as a high performance manufacturer under their own brand? Is there Polestar history? Oh yes, there is […]
This week it’s all about the install as we take our collection of go fast bits and fasten them down onto the engine! Install went quite well and honestly is pretty much within the grasp of the average enthusiast so I hope to see this be more than a one of a kind build.
In this second part of the effort to tune a non-turbo 1997 850, we see what happens when it’s made to run a few quarter-mile passes at the local drag strip.
For those who might remember the days of adjusting ignition timing at the distributor and feeling the gain of power by just a few degrees of ignition advance, E85 allows for as much as 7-8 degrees of additional ignition advance which can translate to some serious power gains!
I was looking for a 16t and a good tuner, but with limited cash I didn’t want to go to IPD. I heard nothing but good news from ARD when I found out it was Lucky from IPD, my hopes soared. Unfortunately, I still didn’t have a 16t.