Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Nice miniature Ignis JWRC photo

The photo are some very nice miniature photo shoot using and Iphone and look amazing. One of the complain is the scale of the car in relation to the background is a bit off.
The car is the Ignis Super 1600 5 door version and is a euro spec, not the HT81S model used in the early days of JWRC campaign.
I wish to get hold one of the miniature JWRC model but the cost is still high especially with the forex rate and the shipping cost. Hope that the price will drop further in the future and I can get one as a display in my room.
Since I do not know what language used and the origin of the website, I do hope someone can help me on that part and post it in the comment section. Great job to the website owner and photo owner!

Links to original page :-
http://jrracing43.hol.es/2016/07/21/suzuki-ignis-s1600-jwrc-2005/

Monday, July 25, 2016

JWRC Ignis shown at Tajima Fukuoka opening

Always nice to see the beautiful JWRC Ignis being show at public event even it more than 10 years since it was launch. The design and the aura it gives still so strong after so many years.
How I wish to have a change to drive or sit in that car …… maybe should wrote it in my bucket list.

Links to facebook page :-
https://www.facebook.com/monster.yokohama/photos/a.177218042313952.32017.176277845741305/1014591375243277/?type=3&theater

Saturday, July 23, 2016

New material for lightweight flywheel

Now you are looking at the new product by Monster Sport. Lightweight flywheel made with chromoly steel which is high grade steel which is light and high in strength. Flywheel made with this material for HT81S weight at 3.6kg compare to 5.7kg (original flywheel).
But wait, doesn't Suzuki sport made lightweight flywheel before ? Yes they do and what differences between this and the old one ?
The above photo is the lightweight flywheel made by Suzuki sport and the differences are obvious, in order to reduce weight, part of the flywheel were machine out to reduce weight while on the new design flywheel by Monster Sport, due to the differences in material, weight can be reduce without removing metal on the flywheel.

Now, how much it cost for the flywheel ? JPY45,000 and this is not cheap. 

Performance wise ? I think it will be the same as the old design, great at launching buy lose at high speed.

Just remember to change your clutch, pressure plate, flywheel oil seal, clutch release bearings and if possible, change the bolt , bearing on the flywheel in the same time to save on labour cost and your gear oil.

I had done a review on the old flywheel before via the post below :-

Links to Monster sport page for the purchase :-


Saturday, June 18, 2016

Great big knob

Is this gear know a bit too tall and big ? I feel it does and it does look weird in the all black interior. Maybe it will look better at night with some led lighting, but it doesn't look sporty at all. Just a bit too funky and 70's.
What do you think?

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Neon green HT81S ?

I had seen many colour for HT81S and this colour is the first for me. What do you think about this green ?
I think it is alright just that it is too much of green, if add some decals it will be nicer……or maybe 2 tone will work too.
Share with me if you find other colour for HT81S….

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Nice image of 3 generation of Swift Sport

I saw this image on twitter and it is done nicely and I would like to share it to all Swift Sport owner. The owner of this tweet were unknown Japanese and I forget to copy the twitter account.
Anyway, I just wanted to share and take no credit on the great artwork.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

200hp turbo Ignis Sport from Hungary

Yup, you read that right. A turbo Ignis sport from Hungary that make 200hp. The car was modified by RMS Engine Building & Car Fabrication. Lots of work were done on the engine and it was a completely rebuilt engine for the turbo to take place.
This engine bay show a lot of stories and modification done to it, M16 intake manifold were used and custom piping for the intake. I am not fond of the air filter being located at that position as there are still lots of empty spaces on the right hand side. Left hand drive Ignis sport engine bay is much better for modification as it has better piping and equipment location compare to right hand drive. Anyway this car doesn't have air-cond hence less piping running on the engine.
More picture in their facebook page and this car was done up recently and I wonder what ECU they are using.

Links to facebook page here :-
https://www.facebook.com/respectmotorsport/photos/?tab=album&album_id=779993385407498

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Red HT81S spotted at Midvalley

I can't remember when is the last time I saw another HT81S in town and luckily, I saw one the other day during my shopping trip to Midvalley, Megamall. I asked my wife to snap this photo while I was driving and my daughter was surprise to my car (which have the similar colour and black bonnet) parked there. 
She ask why papa car is there ?
:)

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Nice photo from Germany

 The owner of this silver Ignis Sport in Germany posted some very nice picture in tuningsuche website.
The Ignis Sport look decent and standard and clean too. The photo was taken at very nice angle which highlight the design of Ignis Sport.
I just share 3 of the pictures here and the rest of it can be view at the links below. Good job xeqfan!

Links to original page :-
http://www.tuningsuche.de/fahrzeug/Suzuki-IGNIS-II-366153.html