38th Annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

Nothing like a little change to keep things exciting and interesting, right?  If that is indeed the case, then this year's Grand Prix of Long Beach was sure to be one for the books.  Every race group in this year's Grand Prix had some twist to thei [ … ]

Moto IQ: The Physics of Tires

In Part I of his Ultimate Guide to Suspension and Handling, Mike Kojima says that one of the biggest ways to improve a car's handling is to improve its tires.  I experienced this first-hand recently when I upgraded the wheels and tires on my Mustang. [ … ]
Sneak Peek: COBB Tuning's 2012 Ford Focus

The new Focus has finally brought Ford the sport compact they had been looking for since the introduction of the Focus over a decade ago.  Eager to get a head start on the platform, COBB Tuning partnered with Ford to build up a Focus SE to turn so [ … ]
Project 370Z, Testing the AEM ETI Cold Air Intake

Nissan’s 370Z is a pretty damn good car. It is a nice improvement over the already good 350Z; it is more powerful, handles better, is lighter, stiffer and faster. We wonder why it doesn’t sell all that well as we feel that it is a class leading car [ … ]

Moto IQ: Inside ACT Clutches

We have been familiar with the ACT clutch line for many years.  One of the race cars in the MotoIQ stable has been running an ACT clutch for the last 7 years which is probably over 20,000 racing miles with no problems at all.  This is real racing [ … ]
Moto IQ: Basic Electrical Troubleshooting

In my ongoing quest to make people less scared of automotive electrical systems, I'd like to talk a little bit about two common electrical troubleshooting tools and how to use them.  First, though, we'll need to quickly review electrical basics:

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Connected: Oxygen Audio O'Car Head Unit

If you’re one of the millions of enthusiastic iPhone users, and simply can’t get enough of all the cool apps and gadgets for the iPhone 4, 3G or 3GS, you’re going to love the OCar product from Oxygen Audio.

The Oxygen Audio OCar is the first h [ … ]

Connected: Novero Products

When it comes to being safe while driving, whether it’s listening to MP3s or taking telephone calls, the Novero Company has been at the leading edge of technology-driven solutions for safe driving for over a decade. The folks at Novero have deliv [ … ]

Connected: DEI SmartStart

With winter on the way, many of us will be taking full advantage of technology by equipping our vehicles with a remote start function. With the ability to start your car by remote control, you never have to get into a frozen car and scrape windows. [ … ]

Connected: Mobridge Digital Interface

As technology continues to march forward, it has become a fact of life that many modern vehicles use fiber optic digital networks to transmit data and connect various components of the vehicle together, so they can “talk” to each ot [ … ]

VRS M4 Widebody Kit

Varis Japan’s Euro-focused brand VRS debuted their widebody kit for the F82 M4 this past November at the 2015 SEMA show. Drawing influence from BMW’s GT race cars, the VRS M4 widebody kit provides some…
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Free Promotion on Work Varianza & Schwert Series Wheels

WORK Wheels USA has announced a free promotion on any WORK Varianza or Schwert series wheel purchases made until 11/3/10.  Purchase a set of (4) wheels and choose from one of the following 3 FREE…
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SEMA Announces Person of the Year and Honors New Hall of Fame Members at 2013 Sema Show

SEMA, the trade association representing the $31.32 billion specialty automotive industry, honored some of its most respected and influential people at a gala dinner last night, during the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. More…
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