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 [ … ]

Spec Clutches & Fly Wheels: Mini and Super Twin Clutches

Deciding which clutch to install in your power monster should be based on much more than just price and how elaborate the setup is. This is truly a case where more is not necessarily better. Sure, you can believe the self-certified engineers on the [ … ]

Project S2000: Keeping it from Overheating

A major factor towards building a reliable car is keeping it from overheating.  This requires instrumentation beyond the super inaccurate factory coolant temp gauge (generally three settings: cold/warm/blown head gasket).  Keeping track of oil temp [ … ]

Project Land Speed Racer 240SX: KW Suspension

If racing wasn't already hard enough on a racecar and all of its components, replace the well-manicured tarmac of a road course with a few hundred tons of salt and then racing becomes even more brutal.  Salt is hygroscopic, meaning that it attracts [ … ]

http://www.motoiq.com/magazine_articles/id/2453/testing-the-nitto-motivo-all-season-ultra-high-performance-tire.aspx

"Hey, want to do some tire testing for Nitto next week?" is what the voice on the phone says. "Hey, want to come with us and shred some tires driving someone else's car" is what I hear.  I'm at max vacation days at work, and this is a great excuse [ … ]

Orange oil helps Yokohama AVID Ascend tire to longer life, longer warranty

The new Yokohama AVID Ascend, a premium all-season tire that incorporates orange oil to improve tread life and enhance fuel economy, will have one of the longest treadwear warranties in the industry in Canada, Yokohama…
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Thermo-Tec Insulation Products

So, you have a hot car with upgrades such as an intercooler, oil cooler and aluminum radiator. You think your temperatures in and around the motor have come down as much as possible. There is,…
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R1 Concepts: Brake Upgrades

With today's technology in computer-aided design, manufacturing methods, and quality control, R1 CONCEPTS INC. stays connected with new technological concepts to improve our automotive brake product's performance and quality. R1 CONCEPTS INC. stays up to…
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