Magazines:  Real Estate Shopping: Adult Costumes  |  Kids Costumes  |  Car Books  |  Guitars |  Electronics
This Issue Archived Articles Blog About Us Contact Us
SEARCH


Response

Readers write

Click on pics to view larger images


Praise

I stumbled across your mag via a friend who was putting together a speed controller - and I remember you from SC and your recycle articles. What a bloody good read is this effort! - heaps of interesting stuff, I am a electronics tech and a metalworker, no real interest in cars, but you write well enough to make them interesting! Sorta like when someone gives you a big stack of old EA, AR magazines, and you can look forward to hours of reading.

Loved the setting up a workshop series (I can dream), your experiences as a car detailer, and the "how to sharpen drill bits" - the last one is about the best description of the whole process, clear, concise, and lucid without excessive jargon - it took me several weeks at TAFE to learn drill sharpening, wish I had your article at hand then. Still at TAFE, doing Fitting and Machining, so can only concur with your comments about machine tools and the knowledge required to use them - I will never be a skilled tradesman, not getting enough machine time, but its been worthwhile.....

Andrew Blight

Australia

RPM vs Time

First I'd like to start off by saying that I am a long time reader, and I thouroughly enjoy your publication. On your Ultimate DIY Automotive Modification Tool-Kit, Part 4. You failed to mention an RPM v.s. Time graph that can easily be made using a stopwatch and MS Excel. This is a method that I have used for years to measure gains in performance before and after a modification is made.

I enjoyed reading the DIY part 4, but I feel that RPM v.s. Time is an essential benchmarking tool as well.

Christian J. Moya

United States

We don’t see any advantage in measuring rpm versus time rather than road speed versus time, and in the case of auto trans cars, there are distinct disadvantages in taking that approach.

This is the last Response we will be running. In response to changing economic conditions and other factors, we’ll be streamlining AutoSpeed editorial content and, as part of the new approach, Response will no longer appear. As time has passed, Response has attracted less and less readers. Thanks to those who have contributed.

Did you enjoy this article?

Please consider supporting AutoSpeed with a small contribution. More Info...


Share this Article: 

More of our most popular articles.
An incredible way of producing your own vehicle

DIY Tech Features - 3 February, 2009

Building an Ultra Light-Weight Car, Part 1

How to monitor the output of a factory-fitted wide-band oxygen sensor

DIY Tech Features - 23 September, 2008

Monitoring Factory Oxygen Sensors, Part 2

Cars that go but don't drink

Special Features - 16 June, 2008

Performance with Economy

Buying and using a lathe

DIY Tech Features - 29 November, 2007

Making Things, Part 8

Planning, earthworks and site access - beginning the home workshop build

DIY Tech Features - 19 August, 2008

Building a Home Workshop, Part 2

Do-it-yourself aero testing on the road!

Technical Features - 13 June, 2007

Aero Testing, Part 1

Want better economy or performance? Leave the factory filter in its place!

DIY Tech Features - 5 August, 2004

Don't Bother Changing the Factory Filter

Building an adjustable temperature alarm - and more!

DIY Tech Features - 27 October, 2009

eLabtronics EZ System, Part 4

Building and installing the in-wall speakers

DIY Tech Features - 11 December, 2012

Sound in the Lounge, Part 3

DIY timer module adds delays or extended 'on' periods to any electric car function

DIY Tech Features - 1 September, 2008

The eLabtronics Timer

Copyright © 1996-2018 Web Publications Pty Limited. All Rights ReservedRSS|Privacy policy|Advertise
Consulting Services: Magento Experts|Technologies : Magento Extensions|ReadytoShip