AP1 S2000 Greddy E-Manage Ultimate

For those of you that own a 00-05 S2000, you likely are aware that it is extremely expensive to tune. While you have options, they all seem to have their own set if drawbacks; high cost, lack of available tuners, non-working oem sensors, or a combination. I had pretty much abandoned my hopes of gaining mid-range out of my little 2.0L, until I stumbled across … Continue reading AP1 S2000 Greddy E-Manage Ultimate

Jeep XJ Overhaul Part 2: New Shocks

With the brake system completely finished and functioning well, it was time to focus on upgrading the XJ suspension.  When I inherited the vehicle from my father-in-law it was clear to me that the aftermarket shocks that he had put on years ago were absolutely toast.  While doing the brake work I had a chance to take off the shocks and take a closer look.  … Continue reading Jeep XJ Overhaul Part 2: New Shocks

Jeep XJ Overhaul Part 1: Brake System

With no major vacation plans this year I knew we wouldn’t be traveling very far this summer and I also knew that the Jeep wasn’t going to be hitting any trails a long distance away either. The timing of this really couldn’t have worked out any better as the old XJ needed some serious TLC. So, this would be the summer of repairs. First up, … Continue reading Jeep XJ Overhaul Part 1: Brake System

Backyard Special Lowered Seat Bracket

After installing the rollbar, I only had about .5″ of clearance between my helmet and the broomstick test, something that wasn’t sitting well with me. The BYS lowered seat bracket is a nice option, which lowers the seat position by about .8″, essentially mounting the seat base just off the floor. While you lose some of the rearward adjustability, it was a worthy tradeoff for … Continue reading Backyard Special Lowered Seat Bracket