Stoptech Pad and Rotors

In order for any brake system to work optimally, the rotors and pads must be properly bedded-in. Getting your brakes properly bedded-in and keeping them that way is critical to the peak performance of the entire brake system. However, understa [ … ]

USR Rotor, Photo by Lindsay Tadros

While many enthusiasts believe the only way to achieve effective braking is to use some ridiculously costly multi-piston system that may even create wheel fitment issues, there are less expensive options available. There is such a thing as too [ … ]

The Nissan GT-R 5000-Series Rotors

We’ve all done a brake job and been slammed by the final bill when a lot of parts need to be replaced. Well, consider a brake job on the Nissan R35 GT-R to make you feel better – it costs over $5,000 to complete. The OEM Brembo rotors perform we [ … ]

Last year we logged many miles on and off-track with this DOT competition tire to get a solid feel for every condition. First off, the Azenis RT615K provides loads of dry grip lap after lap without dispute.

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 few years, it has been updated with the n [ … ]

We first saw this aggressive tread pattern on display at SEMA awhile back and had been eagerly waiting to lay a beating on the tire. The fat shoulder blocks and sculpted sipes lead into super deep circumferential grooves for an all-business look. If the appearance of the tread under your car is important, the NT05 gets a 10 out of 10 for its aggressive bare-bones approach, like a slick carved up for the street.

There are a few “best kept secrets” in the tire world and one of them definitely has to be Nitto Tires. As a company that largely appeals to enthusiasts, Nitto has a smaller market share than some of larger players but that allows them to focus on [ … ]

TSW_INTERLAGOS

If you have been following TSW Wheels for a while, you’ll know there is a reason why they name all of their wheels after racetracks around the world. The company has been around for decades and continues to stay current with their designs and techn [ … ]

Enkei has answered the call with their new, well, re-issue of an old favorite, the Enkei92. The wheel fills the demand for retro-looks on newer cars and fresh kicks for those Japanese Classics that are rapidly gaining popularity.

The trend in automotive fashion has always included wheels in the equation. As the most popular upgrade according to SEMA data, there is always room for more wheel designs in the marker. Now with the push toward retro designs and hella flush fitmen [ … ]

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A clay bar requires viscosity to prevent it from damaging your paint. Viscosity can be achieved by a few methods, such as a solution of 80/20 soap and water or, for best results a detail spray such as the Shining Monkey Show & Shine Detai [ … ]

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There are many myths surrounding performance intake systems. Some of them on the market never make the advertised horsepower and may require a retune to do so. Also, some intakes sacrifice filtration and cause leaner conditions in order to ma [ … ]

Complementing their line of Sport Compact crankshafts is a complete line of H-Beam connecting rods for the Nissan RB26 motor (in addition to: Honda/Acura, Subaru, Mitsubishi and Toyota powerplants).

When it comes to Sport Compact performance, it is a commonly held belief that you have to find gear from Japan that will be effective. But there are a few domestic alternatives that are seeing growth in this marketplace and when it comes to hard pa [ … ]

Quaker State Ultimate Durability Highlights Added Benefit for Fuel Economy and Unsurpassed Wear Protection

Quaker State, one of the industry’s most innovative motor oil brands, is today introducing the new, reformulated Quaker State Ultimate Durabilit Full Synthetic Motor Oil, designed to deliver motorists a fuel economy savings of an…
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3M™ Scotchprint® Wrap Film Series 1080 Expands Color Offerings

3M Commercial Graphics introduces five new colors to its popular line of 3M™ Scotchprint® Wrap Film Series 1080, bringing users an even greater number of out-of-the-ordinary finishes, textures and color options to create customized vehicle…
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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.…
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