|Well, the trip to Tokyo was good and we got the inside scoop on a lot
of stuff. Here is a quick blurb on some interesting things.
Hew Honda HR-VHonda has released the HR-V for the Japanese market, the possible sucessor to the CR-V. Very nice.
S2000 Hybrid possibilitiesWe managed to inspect an S200 motor first hand at Spoonsports. The S2000 motor is based on the F20B, the Accord/Torneo SiR engine. This engine is basically a destroked H22A and uses a totally redesigned head to accomodate the reverse rotation of the engine.
Well, the rear drive Honda conversion might not be too far away. Using a S2000 tranny and regrinding cams to rotate a H22A in reverse, a whole new world opens up.
Specs of S2000 F20B
New Products at SpoonSpoon has been working hard on a lot of new products. We were given an inside tour of the premises by Ichishima-san himself and he showed us a lot of new prototype products. A preliminary review of their prototype oil pan/girdle can be seen here.
Spoon Sports turned out to be what I imagined and more. They do a ton
of research and anaylsis of their products, and a lot of it is computer