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 [ … ]

Connected: Scosche Sneakpeek Auto AV Cable

If you have an in-car video system that’s not equipped to directly connect an iPod/iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad but you’d like to have the ability to view the content of your Apple devices in the car, the folks at Scosche have come up with the perfec [ … ]

Tomei VR38DETT ‘VALC’ Profile Camshafts

Available in a range of specifications, the all new 'VALC' profile VR38DETT camshafts are the latest high performance camshafts from TOMEI USA! The drop-in PONCAM version offers hassle-free performance gains with pre-set valve timing that…
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Alarm and Security Buyer's Guide - 2011

Directed SmartStart ASSC-5000 Start your car from virtually anywhere with Directed SmartStart ASSC-5000 distributed by Automobility Distribution Inc. Warm or cool your vehicle, lock/unlock doors, activate panic alarm and arm/disarm the alarm from virtually unlimited…
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Neo-motorsport Coil-Over Install

The Scion FR-S offers a true sportscar experience at a very affordable price point and is complimented by aggressive styling. For those looking to enhance and tighten up the handling of this coupe, there are…
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