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It seems that not that long ago, Subaru evolved into a rally state of mind, catering to Speed, Control and Performance ported ver to the street. Subaru’s trademark participation in the World Rally Championship later birthed the WRX Impreza, which f [ … ]

One company stood out tall when it came to campaigning fast and consistent Toyota-powered vehicles – Titan Motorsport.


Written by Dave Pankew. Photos by Shane Chattergoon

When Sport Compact Drag Racing was the craze of the last decade, some outrageous machines were built to prove imports could play too. Drag cars like the Norad Celica, Venom Tundra and AEM Civic cha [ … ]

Although the Eurolite and Ractive brands include many other products, the Eurolite Bulbs and Ractive Air Filters were the first products developed under their respective brands. Both product lines are well known for their “Quality at affordable prices” product attributes and have firmly stayed this course for 15 years, even when faced with pricing pressures from a very competitive market.

When you consider how short our tuner culture has been aroud, celebrating 15 years in the scene is a true sign of success and dedication for any company. The talented team at Toucan are behind the popular Eurolite and Ractive brands that have bee [ … ]

Project R32: Garrett Twin Turbo Upgrade

It’s been a long time in the works but we finally found the time to wrench on Project R32. With a busy travel and track day schedule, there never seemed to be an ideal time to start the surgery on the RB26. After a late summer '09 visit [ … ]

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When it comes to performance filters and intakes with an extreme emphasis on filtration, enthusiasts don’t have to look much further than K&N Engineering. The massive aftermarket company located in Riverside, CA has truly covered the entir [ … ]

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The first Datsun 240Z became an instant success when it debuted in the American market as a ’70 model. The body featured a very distinctive fastback design that captured the hearts and minds of Americans. The little car was tight, it handled fantas [ … ]

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The Subaru Impreza WRX isn’t your average four-door import sedan because it has racing lineage. The Subaru Company is a subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries and in 1954 the company took on the challenge of building a road car. The car was called the [ … ]

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The Nissan Z has been a legendary sports car from its introduction in 1969 as a Datsun 240Z. The 240 designation stood for the 2400cc, 150 horsepower engine that was installed. The distinguishing feature of the Z-car is the beautiful GT styling the [ … ]

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As Magazine Editors, we are fortunate enough to get a "behind the scenes" look at manufacturing operations that are not open to the public. While we were down in Miami, we headed to JL Audio in Miramar, FL a neighboring suburb. The JL Audio facilit [ … ]

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Following in the footsteps of a very successful first-generation model sure isn’t easy, but the popular and tuner-friendly team at Scion has done just that with the all-new 2011 Scion tC sports coupe. The youthful Scion brand has never been shy whe [ … ]

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