Type R Tech

  • Ethanol versus Boost: Power requires balance

    As warranties start to expire and aftermarket options become available, more and more Civic Type Rs are starting to look for extra power. In this ...
  • Boost pressure can be deceiving

    We see these questions all the time. Why am I only making 22psi today? How come others are making more boost? Why did my boost drop after installin...
  • Air Charge: Bosch's Secret Snail Sauce

    People coming from older generation Hondas get thrown for a loop when they hear the Type R doesn't need a tune for most parts, but that it doesn't...
  • PRL HVI MAF Housings Explained

    Airflow is without a doubt the most important input for a Type R's ECU. Everything from ignition advance to fueling, cam angles to knock retard, d...