The Car

This blog is intended to be primarily about my Arduino projects for my race car - but like most car racers, once you get me thinking about the car, it's hard to stop.  So this page is dedicated to all the juicy details about the car that will house these projects.

1988 Honda Civic DX
SCCA RallyCross Nationals 2010 - Photo by

  • Japanese-spec 'ZC' 1.6l engine
  • Civic Si cable-clutch transmission
  • KAAZ clutch-plate limited-slip differential
  • Quaife quick-steer rack & pinion
  • Semi-gutted interior
  • FastLine Performance Road Race Shifter
  • MOMO Steering Wheel
  • Bucket Seat, Harness bar, and 6-point harness
  • Civic Si front brakes and hubs
  • PIC Hard Rubber Bushings
  • Bilstein HD dampers with stock springs for RallyCross
  • Koni Yellow dampers with Eibach springs and Ground Control coilover sleeves for AutoCross
  • Kumho rally tires on 13" OEM Honda alloy wheels
  • Assorted r-compound slicks on 15" OEM Honda alloy wheels
 I currently use the car to compete in SCCA RallyCross and Solo events.  In the future, I plan on preparing the car and competing at regional hill climbs, track days, and stage rallies.