Turbosmart Turbo? Its about time!

Turbosmart Turbo For years many of you have been surprised to hear that Turbosmart doesn’t actually produce Turbos. And it did seem odd that a company with such a specialism in boost control would not make turbos. But anyone who knows turbos knows that they aren’t a quick thing you can whip up in a […]

November 1st, 2023 by

The Walton Motorsport R34 Skyline

Back with a fresh new turbo setup for 2023 is our R34. At one point this car was the bain of our lives with a myriad of problems and broken engines until we refreshed it with a totally new engine build courtesy of Protuner and some heavy-duty GTR running gear including a modified LSD from […]

March 31st, 2023 by

Fuel Pressure Regulator

The Fuel Pressure Regulator With the much-anticipated launch of the new Turbosmart FPR range, maybe we should talk about the Fuel Pressure Regulator? In a vehicle’s fuel system. Firstly, you have a fuel pump. Secondly, you have injectors. The injectors require a specific amount of fuel pressure behind them. However, the fuel pump typically pumps […]

February 9th, 2022 by

External Wastegate – Whats it all about?

The External Wastegate looks cool, but what does it actually do and what do I need to know? An external wastegate is best described as a turbo bypass valve. The vehicle’s engine produces exhaust gas. The exhaust gas then flows through the exhaust manifold to your turbo where it pushes past the blades causing the […]

January 25th, 2022 by

BMW B58 Turbo Kit

There has been a lot of excitement in the tuner community over the last few years with the buzz around the BMW B58 engine. This 3.0 litre straight 6 turbo engine comes in the BMW 140i and 240i along with the A90 Supra. So far this engine appears to have some huge potential, most famously […]

April 16th, 2021 by

Theres a hole in my manifold?!

A question we keep getting asked, “Is there supposed to be a hole in my manifold?” The answer is yes… but only if you are referring to this hole. When we build the collector, it is welded internally and externally, we then cut the wastegate port into it and again fully weld it. Once this […]

December 7th, 2020 by

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio X-Pipe

It feels like Alfa Romeo released the Giulia Quadrifoglio yesterday, but it’s actually been around 4 years! This is the first one to grace our workshop with a mere 1200 miles on the clock. For a petrol head, the standard sound just doesn’t cut it, and what better way to make it sound a little […]

December 3rd, 2020 by

RX Fiesta Inconel Manifold

Our customer sent us a very poorly Inconel 625 manifold from their Fiesta Rally X car, this manifold is setup to run fresh air antilag and has come to end of its lifespan. We were able to jig the damaged manifold and create a direct replacement Inconel 625 is a superalloy that maintains its strength […]

November 19th, 2020 by

Speedhunters – Project Thirty Four

We had the please to provide Mark Riccioni of www.speedhunters.com with a manifold for his Skyline R34 GTR project, In an all too familiar situation, Mark purchased his bayside blue R34 with some modifications complete. Unfortunately, this would be the beginning of a series of terminal issues in the engine department. Mark had enlisted the […]

October 28th, 2020 by

Honda B18 Turbo

A messaged dropped into our Instagram inbox from Michael (@castrol_coupe16) asking for a Turbo manifold for his Honda B18 Turbo Conversion, how could we say no? Michael already had a turbo manifold, and his car was a fully working driving car, however, he wasn’t happy with his current manifold as it had cracked a few […]

June 17th, 2020 by

1955 Oldsmobile Holiday Super 88

The spirit of the 50s was definalty alive when this 1955 Oldsmobile Holiday Super 88 rolled into the workshop. The 383 Cubic Inch (6.3L) Chevy V8 needed a new exhaust to help it breath better and produce a proper V8 Noise As the Oldsmobile features a V8 Engine we built a twin system =, with […]

June 3rd, 2020 by

V12 Goodness – 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

The phone rings countless times a day, and every single time we have no idea what the person on the other end is going to ask for. Fairly often the voice on the other end will talk of a car that we have never heard of (and google quickly springs into action). But there is […]

May 1st, 2020 by

Audi 80 Turbo

Here is something we are unlikely to repeat any time soon, not because its super rare or exotic. Its just a conversion that in the real world just isn’t done all that much. Rob has taken this Audi 80, and equipped it with a 1.8 20V Turbo engine originating from a Mk4 Golf (or similar). […]

April 29th, 2020 by

Big Turbo Subaru Impreza

When most people think of the Subaru Impreza, They think rally car. Haroon’s Impreza is a little different though. The Subaru is being built as a street/track day machine and its party piece is the Dry Sump 2.3L EJ20 Engine for which he specced a Borg Warner EFR9180 Turbo. And that’s where we come in. […]

April 24th, 2020 by

Fresh Air Antilag

Fresh Air Anti Lag Anti Lag or more specifically Fresh Air Anti Lag is an exciting topic!  What is it? Why do I need it? and where can I get it? On turbocharged cars, there are many enemies, but one of the most prominent is Turbo Lag. What is turbo lag? A turbo is effectively […]

April 1st, 2020 by

Walton Motorsport becomes a Technical Partner for Fredric Aasbo

We are super excited to announce that we have joined forces with one of the worlds most famous Drift drivers Fredric Aasbo of Rockstar Energy. Fredric aka the “Norwegian Hammer” currently has campaigns in the US drift series, Formula Drift as well as select events in Europe, A fan favorite he started at the bottom […]

March 25th, 2020 by

Why should I buy a Walton Motorsport Exhaust Manifold?

Why should I buy a Walton Motorsport Exhaust Manifold? Its time we put pen to paper (finger to keyboard) and came up with some reasons to use a Walton Motorsport exhaust manifold. Specifically, we are talking about our core range of manifolds. We go through a few extra processes in their construction to ensure that […]

January 9th, 2018 by

Cosmis Wheels to Sponsor Drift Cup

It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Cosmis Racing Wheels UK will be a series sponsor of UK Grass roots series Drift Cup, Cosmis Wheels join title sponsor and brake line specialist Hel Performance, As well as Garage D, Go Fast Bits and Asnu Injectors. To top it all off we are […]

February 28th, 2017 by

10 Questions with Lee Barker

Next up with have BDC Pro Am driver Lee Barker, Lee may not be as familiar of a name as some of the top flight BDC drivers, but hes every bit as passionate about the sport. Lee started his competitive career driver for us under the Walton Motorsport banner in his R34 more door, he […]

February 24th, 2017 by

10 Questions with Jack Shanahan

“My vote is with Jack Shanahan” – For any British or Irish Drift Championship fan, this phrase is so regular, that you may think head judge Keiran Heines has pre-recorded it. But that just goes to show what a driver Jack Shanahan is, The first person to win back to back BDC Championships, and all […]

February 17th, 2017 by