Archive for October, 2010


glowing on the dyno

This is from the start of the year but it never gets old watching the manifold glow red during this dyno pull. Enjoy!


cscs final event coverage

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The Canadian Sport Compact Series, known as CSCS, is growing in popularity
since its inception in 2003. The event combines the most popular aspects of
sport compact culture, offering time attack, drag racing, drifting, car show,
models and music. Enmo entered both Civic and S2000 in the time attack event.
The rules are simple and mirror the US Redline Time Attack ruleset. There are
three main classes: street, super street, and unlimited; and each is further split
between drivetrains. The enmo S2000 falls under street RWD, and the enmo
Civic enters in super street FWD – at least that what we thought. As we rolled
through tech inspection, we were forced into unlimited FWD based on the engine
modifications, even though we would compete on street tires.
The morning practice sessions
were a struggle as the track was
very cold, and previous days rain
had washed away any rubber laid
down. Jonathan Weir struggled to
get the S2000 to hook up on the green track, and looked like he should have
entered in the drift competition instead. Will also worked against the odds with
a lack of grip from his street tires in unlimited class. But the sun briefly broke
through the clouds and as the track warmed up, grip could be found, and times
began to fall.
After practice was over, the overall times showed the Civic near the top and the S2000 not far
behind. A full 75 competitors were registered, so the competition would take a long time. Grid order was based on overall lap
time, the slowest first, and the fastest last. Jon was in run group 11, amongst four other super street competitors. Will was
group 15, the 2nd fastest group. Having such a late start after a long break meant that tires were dead cold, and would take
time to heat up in competition. Only one warmup lap is given, followed by three timed laps, but the tires would need more
than the one lap to heat up. When the S2000 went out, it was obvious from the sliding that the tires were cold. The S2000’s
back end was stepping out in every corner, and unsuccessfully getting power down to the pavement. The first and second
timed laps were not on pace, but finally on the third lap, the tires stuck. Will
pushed the Civic hard to heat the tires, and managed to get up to speed quicker
even though the car was unusually
loose. On the third lap the rear end
let go in turn one, the fastest on
the track. The Civic spun once, and
slid off the track. With another car
coming around behind, Will got the
car restarted and managed to finish
the lap without holding up the
With the Civic scored in unlimited
FWD, Will placed 3rd, a mere 3
tenths behind the winner. Jon captured 1st in street RWD with the S2000, ahead
of a more powerful BMW 135i. Two podiums for enmo at their final event of the
season. Enmo wishes to thank all their sponsors for the support provided in the
2010 season, and as we begin preparing for 2011, we hope that everyone can
remain a part of this successful team.


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