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Dark Demon: Kicker's 2008 Scion xB


Written by Mark Pereira | Photos by Miller Photography

It seemed like only yesterday when Toyota first launched their highly successful and tuner-inspired Scion brand. Although many doubted these economic compacts would excite horsepower-hungry enth [ … ]

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In today’s information age, everybody seems connected to the latest useful and useless news and trends on the net. Its weird when someone of a totally different era knows a lot about a youthful subject or hobby. I lost it when I found out Republican Presidential candidate John McCain’s wife, Cindy i [ … ]

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The debates between FWD aficionados versus the world will never die. Sure some people jump camps but most Honda guys are front-drive for life. The AWD and RWD guys will mock the FWD but the FWD guys know with a proper suspension and an LSD, the nuances of FWD start to disappear. Phrases like torque- [ … ]

Secret Password: Password JDM's 2008 Honda Civic Si


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos By Chris Manacop

Honda tuners are known for going to great lenths to obtain rare JDM parts. Unfortunately not every tuner goes about it in a legit way, as many H-badge and Type-R enthusiasts have had parts pryed off or come out to see their car gone altogether. [ … ]

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Here at PAS Magazine we always have the keys to the VIP. Not just in the clubs (that is a given), but I’m talking about manufacturers that open the doors to us and offer a glimpse about how products are made behind the walls that the public never sees. We are privy to all kinds of proprietary techno [ … ]

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A few houses down the block from me lives my neighbor Randy. Although he makes his living as a dentist, he is a bona fide “car-guy,” and over the years has always managed to have something interesting in his garage. Like me, he’d rather drive a car with a story, character and some history, rather th [ … ]

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My son recently turned 25. When he was 8 he got his first computer, an early Apple Macintosh desktop. Since then he’s always been into computers, video games and of course cars. He was running alternative operating systems, into online gaming, and writing his own code since before he was in high sch [ … ]

High Voltage Manny de Encio 2008 Nissan 350Z


Written by Dave Pankew / Photography by RCH Designs

Huntington Beach in California is an odd place. On the one hand you have loads of tourists from around the globe taking in its beautiful scenery. They are milling around the immense sprawling beaches armed with cameras and usually wearing too much [ … ]

2008 Subaru WRX AEM Clarion


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by RCH Designs

For whatever reason, there are many people in the industry out there that believe we are from California. It makes sense because most of the magazines on the scene are based in SoCal and we are there all of the time. Our Canadian patriotism often [ … ]