Wednesday, July 30, 2014

DIY: Cleaning my oily ECU

 I had this issue back when I was still using my old ECU on my Accord. You can see this oil-like fluid all over one of the ECU ports. It was soaked, almost dripping. I kept on inspecting the surroundings of the computer box if there's a leak or something but everything is sealed and dry. Even the socket wires leading to that ECU port was dry. I clean it, and it builds up again after about a month. Weird.

  So anyway, I just wanted to share how the gurus from Accord Tuner PH taught me how to clean my ECU ports so I can remove the yucky oil. Plus a quick DIY basics on how to remove your ECU as well. So here we go...

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Shell Tambay

Okay, so this is so long overdue. I've been meaning to write about Shell Tambay since forever but I never got to it for some reason. So here we go.

Shell Tambay is a Facebook group that consists of car enthusiasts from all over the Philippines. For my foreign readers, "tambay" basically means "to hang out". Every car guy is very much familiar with that one night a week where you get to spend some quality time with your car baby. In a place where showing off those new rims, burning rubber just because, and rev-limiting that engine is completely acceptable. This is what Shell Tambay is. A car guy's playground after school, if you will.

Our tambay nights are held at