Tag Archives: Opposite Lock

MINI-5

Opposite Lock: Dinner with a Legend of Motorsport

Featured Posts, MINI | March 2nd, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

At a recent MINI event in Austria, I had the pleasure and honor of meeting one of motorsport’s brightest stars. True, it’s been some time …

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The Spun Bearing: If Not Saab, Triumph?!

Featured Posts, Interesting | March 1st, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Just when you thought it was safe to get back into the water comes reports that BMW is thinking of reviving the Triumph brand. To …

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The Spun Bearing: Push Rods, Drum Brakes, and Leaf Springs! Oh My!!

Interesting | February 26th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Pushrods After the Twin Overhead Cam article, I just had to bring up pushrods. Derided by many, the humble pushrod has been around as long …

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The Spun Bearing: A Century of Automotive DOHC Engines

3-Series | February 19th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

“Power output is finally dependent upon weight of air efficiently burnt per minute, and this in the end is fixed absolutely by the breathing power …

BMW M6

Opposite Lock: BMW’s M6 – Can we call it a Supercar?

BMW M6, Featured Posts | February 14th, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

In BMW’s official press release they state that the M6 has “true super-car performance.” Once again, we find ourselves debating the definition of a supercar. …

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The Spun Bearing: Boutique Cars Need Engines Too

Featured Posts, Interesting | February 9th, 2012 by Horatiu Boeriu

Some fragment of an article flashed by, probably on an iPad, that got me thinking about all of the small-scale manufacturers of automobiles and their …

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The Spun Bearing – unlucky # 13

Featured Posts, Interesting | February 3rd, 2012 by Hugo Becker

The Spun Bearing: 500cc Combustion Chamber, Wave Disc Generator, and Leather vs Cloth The 500cc Combustion Chamber BMW is migrating towards a common combustion chamber …

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