Sunday, March 24, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 23, 2013
Oil Twins Casey & Andy Jones were among the distinguish vendors who attended this special event. The who's who of magazine for the last 65 years were on display. "It is the most versatile collection of vehicles I have seen on display." said Andy Jones. "There is everything from backyard builds to professional built one offs. The most significant display for me is the Don Blair 1974 Championship CRA Sprint Car. To see a real hot rod the the cover of the June 1975 issue was educational to say the least."
The final day is still underway. Stop by the AMSOIL booth located in building 4.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
For immediate release. February 28, 2013
Many long days and nights were spent getting it to this point. More to come in future posts.
Friday, November 4, 2011
Will the CRA have the bragging rights over the national teams come Saturday night?
Come out to Perris Auto Speedway and be there when it happens!
Monday, October 10, 2011
Many Samurai met their fate not in battle, but the junk yard due to failed emissions testing. The carburetor used was electronically controlled, a precursor to fuel injection. It is a Hitachi DFB306 2-barrel downdraft type carburetor with primary and secondary barrels.
The electronics used includes a secondary vacuum solenoid valve, EGR vacuum solenoid valve, idle up vacuum solenoid valve, float bowl vent solenoid, fuel cut solenoid valve, mixture control solenoid valve, altitude switch, under the hood temperature switch, engine temperature switch, O2 sensor, engine RPM, fifth gear switch and two throttle position switches.
The mixture control solenoid valve which is operated by the electrical signals from the Electronic Control Module (ECM) so as to maintain the optimum air fuel ratio of the primary slow and the primary main systems at all times. This type of carburetor was only used for a limited time period and most mechanics who are not familiar with them try to treat them as a conventional carburetor and have trouble.
The ECM is the brain that controls important functions of the engine. A Samurai can run without it, I have seen one that did, but the secondary, EGR, idle up, vent solenoid will not function and it will run rich with the mixture control valve not working. The ECM has a limp mode that will cause it to run full rich if there is a problem with the O2 sensor or other inputs. The ECM must be checked with the diagnostic feedback test prior to adjusting the carburetor.
In addition to the electronic controls there are numerous vacuum lines, switches and valves to check. A must is the float bowl vent tube nozzle. Vent tube nozzle (Suzuki part 13211-831Z0)
Note: This part is also available from:
The bible of the Suzuki Samurai is the Field Service Manual. It is available for download at 1986-1988 Suzuki Samurai Factory Service Manual
Most importantly, besure to lube the linkage with AMSOIL Metal Protector and clean out the intake with AMSOIL Power Foam.
Friday, September 30, 2011
Some may suggest a bypass filter on a 1.3L Suzuki Samurai engine is overkill, but there are benefits beyond clean oil. For a small four quart system the quart increase in oil capacity is 25%. This helps the oil last longer, maintain proper viscosity and keeps the engine running cooler.
The Ea By-Pass Oil Filter (EaBP) provides the best possible filtration protection against wear and oil degradation. Working in conjunction with the engine’s full-flow oil filter, the AMSOIL Ea By-Pass Filter operates by filtering oil on a “partial-flow” basis. It draws approximately 10 percent of the oil pump’s capacity at any one time and traps the extremely small, wear-causing contaminants that full-flow filters can’t remove. The AMSOIL Ea Bypass Filter typically filters all the oil in the system several times an hour, so the engine continuously receives analytically clean oil.
http://paretopoint.com/item--TopDog-V--topdogv_s.html to make the bypass connection. This saved time and made a clean in and out path with out having to drill or alter the engine. The extra protection of the magnets in the Top Dog V are an added plus for protection. An AMSOIL full flow Ea15k51 was used in the stock location.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
ENGINE: 1.3L (stock)
TRANSMISSION: 5-speed (stock)
TRANSFER CASE: 4.16 Petroworks
FRONT AXLE: 4.57 open
REAR AXLE: 4.57 ARB Air Locker
SPRINGS & LIFT: Spring Over Axle & Old Man Emu 3” Springs. Petroworks driveshaft spacers.
TIRES & WHEELS: TBA
ENGINE: AMSOIL 20w-50 Synthetic Premium Protection Motor Oil (ARO)
AXLES: AMSOIL Severe Gear® Synthetic Off-Road and Drag Racing Gear Lubricant SAE 190 (SRN)
TRANSMISSION: Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube 75W-90 API GL-4 (MTG)
TRANSFER CASE: Synthetic Manual Transmission and Transaxle Gear Lube 75W-90 API GL-4 (MTG)
>Engine Intake & Filtration
FULL FLOW OIL FILTER: AMSOIL Ea Oil 98.7% @ 15 microns (EA15K51)
BYPASS OIL FILTER: AMSOIL Ea Bypass 98.7% @ 2 microns (EABP90) using an AMSOIL BMK11 mount and a Top Dog bypass adapter from http://www.paretopoint.com/.
AIR INTAKE: Custom with AMSOIL Ea Air Induction Filter 98.7%@ 2 microns (EAAU3050) with an AMSOIL EaPF Pre-Filter 98.7% @ 10 microns (EAPF24) with hydrophobic treatment.
Front & Rear custom CALMINI bumpers with Ramsey 5k winch.
Sunday, July 17, 2011
(July 17, 2011, Montclair, CA) Rarely is a marketing partnership of this magnitude offered to the general public. The Oil Twins, Casey & Andy Jones, along with Steven “Bam Bam” Fangmeyer have made available the coveted hood space on their Auto Roller Derby Team for the highest bidder, The winner will have their logo predominately features on all three team cars; the Jammer, Pusher and Blocker for the July 23rd race. They will be joined by other fine sponsors such as AMSOIL and Perris Auto Speedway.
To secure your space visit: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=280710824892
For Auto Roller Derby info, visit: http://www.perrisautospeedway.com/
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