Formula Drift Preview: Behind the Builds


Each year, Formula D drivers make the difficult decision whether to simply rebuild and upgrade their current for the upcoming season, or start from scratch with a new build. There will be no less than 10 brand-new builds debuting at Formula D’s kicko [ … ]

12 Volt Insider: I'm Afraid to Change my Radio

Is your dash round or oval? Is it integrated with the controls such as your air conditioner? Does your OEM system lack additional features? Is is hard to use? Does is sound like crap? Do you lease your vehicle? Are you afraid to change the OEM radio? [ … ]

USDM Special: Roadshows, Hot Wheels and Import Roots

Hi. My name is Neil Tjin from Vortech Superchargers and the Tjin Edition RoadShow. For those PASMAG readers that do not know me, I have been involved in the automotive aftermarket industry for over 15 years. What started off as a hobby back in high s [ … ]

Fast and Furious Through the Years


Written by Steven Loung | Photography by NBC Universal
Since the turn of the new millennium, film-going car enthusiasts have looked to The Fast and the Furious (FnF) to fulfill their big screen needs for thrilling action, sexy ladies and hot car [ … ]

Ken Block Interview.MO opt


Ken Block is to Gymkhana YouTube videos what Paul Walker is to the Fast & Furious Hollywood movie franchise. We caught up with Paul one day while on his way to work at his own performance in California, but we literally had to go the end of the E [ … ]

Interview: Fast And Furious Star Paul Walker


Written byShaun Keenan | Photography by NBC Universal

Hollywood heartthrob Paul Walker has become synonymous with The Fast & the Furious movie franchise. His character Brian O'Conner was an undercover cop that got too close to the action and, we [ … ]

Driver Profile: DMCC 2012 Rookie of the Year


After winning the Drift Mania Canadian Championship's ProAm division in 2011, Tomy Boisvert-Bellemare (better known as ‘Tom Tom’) moved up to the Pro ranks in 2012 to take on the veteran DMCC drivers. Piloting his 450-hp SR-powered #64 JDM 1992 Nissa [ … ]

Show or Display: The first R32s in the U.S.!


There’s no denying the fabled history behind the Nissan Skyline. The turbocharged all-wheel drive monsters are commonly referred to as “Godzillas” for their ability to act like “monsters” and dominate the competition in [ … ]

Power Struggle: American Baseball's Godzilla Complex

Having a tuned car does not necessarily mean it has been tuned correctly. Recently, an American friend lamented to me, his sad story about a certain 2013 VR38DETT GT-R engine that was created by a supposedly reputable Stateside tuner. The apparent [ … ]

12 Volt Insider: The Lifestyle of Mobile Electronics & Beyond

Years ago, cars simply got people from point A to Point B. With the invention of the “fitted radio” by Galvin Manufacturing Corporation (later known as Motorola) in 1930, everything began to change. The mobile electronics industry has evolved quick [ … ]

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