All posts by Nicholas Thomas

Still a Class Act – Direct Fit Catch Can, Part 1 – Concept and Design

What does Philadelphia Eagles’ safety Malcom Jenkins and the B9 Audi S5 have in common? More than you would think, actually. Both are hardened powerhouses of speed and power wrapped up in the soft touch of luxury. I’m not an expert on athleticism (not even close) but it’s no secret that Mr. Jenkins has spent countless hours in … Continue Reading ››

Top Contender – Street Performance Top-Mount Intercooler R&D, Part 1 – Concept and Design

“You know cars, right?” I’m sure that’s a question that all of us gearheads have been asked before. It’s typically the wind up for a pitch to help them find the car that’s going to suit every one of their specific needs, which usually looks something like a combination of reliable, fun, and gets good gas mileage. Oh … Continue Reading ››

Clean Camaro – Direct-Fit Catch Can R&D, Part 3 – Automatic Kit

In their heyday, the American auto manufacturers would make updates to their cars for each model year to keep things fresh. Usually it wasn’t anything drastic, but just a tweak here and there to make the next model year in some way better than the last. Nowadays, just about every manufacturer holds off until their mid-cycle facelift, but … Continue Reading ››

Intercooler Sandwich – Performance Intercooler R&D, Part 7 – Dyno Testing Results

Everyone loves a good underdog story. There’s just something uplifting about the little guy persevering. If you know anyone who’s a Philly sports fan, you’re probably never going to hear the end of the most recent underdog story (S’go Birds). The Eagle’s run might have cemented them into underdog history, but that’s in the past now. The big … Continue Reading ››