Spec Clutch: Prototyping the BRZ

 

Over the past 8 months, SPEC Clutch has prototyped over 30 new products in-house at its facility in Birmingham, Alabama. Most of the prototyping sessions involved cars that had already been modified and came with set goals in mind. Invariably [ … ]

 Engine Downsizing and Turbos: More MPG and More Power?!

In an extremely rare instance, government regulations have actually made two seemingly conflicting goals both better. "To have one's cake and eat it too" as they would say. With rising fuel costs and environmental concerns, regulatory bodies across [ … ]

EXEDY 4-Pad Cerametalic High Performance Clutch

 

Have you ever stopped to think about what an amazing feat of engineering your car’s clutch is? A car’s clutch is the link between engine speed and wheel speed. To put it simply, your car’s clutch is the most important part of the car when it [ … ]

Haltech Plug & Play Hyundai Genesis 2.0T ECU

The Hyundai Genesis Coupe gained a lot of hype upon hitting dealership floors in early 2009. With a rear-wheel-drive platform, surprising good looks, and competitive pricing it has sold in steady numbers ever since. The Genesis Coupe is available w [ … ]

Project GD Subaru STI Part Two- Performance Suspension, Wheels and Tires

In the last installment of Project GD Subaru STI, we set about replacing our car's worn out bushings, ball joints and tie rods with some trick stuff from Whiteline.  We also reduced the anti geometry in our front suspension and raised our fron [ … ]

Project V8 RX-7: Part VI - Installing the E-Rod LS3

In our last installment of Project V8 RX-7 we took a look at the T-56 Magnum transmission from Tremec we’ll be using for our swap, now it’s time to bolt it up to our E-ROD LS3!  Close attention to the cover of our last article could have caugh [ … ]

Hawk Performance Quiet Stop Rotors

 

Most enthusiasts that have drilled or slotted rotors have them because they simply look cool. And, sadly many aftermarket rotor manufacturers design rotors simply to look cool as well. Truth is, there's an incredible amount of importance plac [ … ]

EBC Brakes High Carbon Blade Discs

Have you ever wished you could put those incredibly cool carbon ceramic brake rotors you see on Ferraris, Porsches and F1 cars on your car? If you're like me, you definitely have! Then you realize the cost is astronomical. Not anymore! Now there's [ … ]

Project 350Z- Improving the Brakes with Stoptech

In our last edition of Project 350Z, we upgraded our wheels and tires to Motegi TrakLites and Nitto NT01’s.  When Sera went back to the track she reported much more grip and good basic balance, which complemented the Whiteline Swaybars and KW [ … ]

Injen Cold Air Intake: 2012 Honda Civic Si

Remember how easy performance modification was back in the OBD-1 or pre-OBD days? Slapping an intake on your '95 Civic's non-MAF-equipped engine resulted in power increases you could actually feel. Well, the moment we took our 2012 Civic Si for a s [ … ]

Falken Azenis RT-615K

The legendary Falken Azenis line needs little introduction but the tire that you thought you knew is different from what you might expect. While the Azenis RT-615 carved out a great reputation over the last…
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Truck Wheels Buyers Guide

AE Hardrock SeriesSeries 509$300 to $350 | aewheel.comConstruction: One-pieceSize: 20"Width: 10"Offset: -14 mm, 4.9" BSM (8 x 180 -5 mm offset, 5.25" BSM)Bolt Pattern: 5x5, 5x5.5, 5x150, 6x5.5, 6x135, 8x6.5, 8x170, 8x180Finish: Gloss black with…
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Project 350Z: Andy's Autosport Experience

Growing up we’ve all heard our parents say it’s what’s inside that counts! Well, I guess that’s true if you are referring to the remote-mount STS Turbo system and a stampede of 400 raging ponies under…
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