Moto IQ: Project EJ Honda Civic: Skunk2 Pro-C Coilovers

If you are just joining us in project EJ Civic, what has transpired over the last couple of months is as follows:  12 years of less than careful flogging of the car, over 260,000 miles driven, and a day at Buttonwillow Raceway which left us limping [ … ]

Moto IQ: What the Hell Happened to Project Silvia?

Project Silvia was a Krylon superstar. Back in the heady days of Sport Compact Car and paper magazines, it was our most popular project, and when we launched MotoIQ, dusting off the Silvia was one of our first stories. The rebirth of this project [ … ]

AEM ETI Technology Enhances Cold Air Intake Performance

If you have been in the game of modifying cars for 10 years or so and got your start modding compact cars, you probably remember the good old days when adding a cold air intake was probably the first or second engine mod you did to your car. In [ … ]

The Ultimate Handling Guide Part V - The One Unforgivable Sin, Overlowering Your Car

I am not Jesus so I don’t have to forgive you if you mess things up when setting up your car. I am talking about sin, pure dumb unforgivable sin. No it’s not the one that’s talked about in the New Testament that gives clergy fits to explain to l [ … ]

Kinetik Cells

In this article we are going to talk about your electrical system and why it is so important that you make sure you have enough power to run your car’s electrical system plus aftermarket electronics. We will also cover how to figure out what y [ … ]


Part of the perks of being on the staff of is that we get to go to all of the cool media events and get some free food and drinks. So we found ourselves at the launch party for Forza 4, the newest version of the Forza series for XB [ … ]
Moto IQ: The Kid Rocks! A Look Inside Walker Wilkerson’s Nissan S13

Walker Wilkerson has suddenly burst upon the Pro Drift scene.  At the Long Beach season opener, the 21 year old College student made a sudden appearance on the 2011 Formula D tour in his striking lavender hued Nissan S13, qualifying well and bea [ … ]

Concept Chameleon Headrest Video Screens

When it comes to adding cool accessories to our cars, convenience counts for a lot. And realizing that, the good folks over at Concept Enterprises have added the ultimate in convenience to their lineup of popluar high demand headrest monitors [ … ]

Moto IQ: A Look Inside - APD's MPTCC TU Class Killer Acura TSX

Race Car Fabricators APD had a goal in mind when building their Acura TSX, to build a car that would be competitive in MotoIQ’s Pacific Coast Tuner Challenge in the TU class.  Currently most of the cars competing in the series were built to be c [ … ]

Does Length Matter?

Someone recently asked, “Why a longer rod?”  Someone else answered, “Longer dwell time.”  I never really thought about it before, so I thought I’d look into it.  Using some basic math, we can prove that a longer rod does indeed create a longer dw [ … ]

Black Rhino Introduces the Ocotillo Wheel

Black Rhino Wheels, a leading manufacturer of custom alloy wheels for off road trucks and SUV’s introduces the Ocotillo. Huntington Beach, CA  June 4, 2010 -- Named after the renowned off-road recreation park Ocotillo Wells…
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aFe Power Elite Stage 2 Intake

Advanced FLOW engineering (aFe Power), announced the release of their Elite Stage 2 Sealed Air Intake System for the 335i (E90/92/93) with L6-3.0L twin turbo. The aFe Elite Stage 2 sealed air intake system utilizes…
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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,…
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