Author: Wooley

FoST Things First: Focus ST Time Attack

Text: Wooley X Corrin Tyson    Photos: Jonathan Walker   Issue 43 If you own a Fiesta ST or Focus ST/RS, this guy Brian Tyson is your secret-weapon. A game changer. He works under the name – JST Performance, or JSTUNED. Remember those names, because they’re not going to beat you to death on social media, fighting for ‘top spot on the newsfeed’. This guy is not the 21st-century self-promoting type… he’s word-of-mouth. Old school in that respect. He’s peaceful, humble, picture-shy. A driver. He lives on 30 acres out in the middle of nowhere Dublin, Georgia. But on that...

Read More

Big Power S14: Eat the Worm

Text by Wooley   Photos by Jonathan Walker   Issue 43 Do what you want, but be wise not to get toooo caught up in the scene. That’s a little life-advice I’ve picked up along the way. Because ‘the scene’ will let you down. Everything that glitters ain’t always gold when you peel back the layers. And you just have to trust that some things, like the sun, are more enjoyable when you keep a little distance. I get it.   If you’re a passionate person, you go deep. You’re always looking for the X that marks the spot. You...

Read More

Motor Werks Racing: Porsche 930

Matthew Forte (of Motor Werks Racing) has a question he asks a lot of his customers before starting a new build. What do you wanna be when you grow up? Text by Wooley   Photos by Tony J. Serna Meaning… what’s your end-goal for your car? What are your REAL intentions? And what’s most important to you? No wrong answers, but be aware that as car enthusiasts, we tend to tell ourselves little white lies to get/keep that ball rolling. For example – you’ve got people who think they only want a mild build, when deep-down, the devil on their...

Read More

Acura NSX fitment: Where There’s a Wheel There’s a Way

  Text by Jonathan Wooley   Photos by Andy Carter   Issue 43 In car culture, you see a lot of ‘dream cars’ out there on display. But a lot of times, you don’t see the work, discipline, and flexibility that it took to get there. And it can mess with your head. Especially when you’re younger & newer to the lifestyle, and trying to compete in this twisted reality that car guys live in. The fact is: Dreams get messy. Go ahead and learn that now. And take it to the bank. There’s almost always more to the...

Read More

2017 Civic Si vs Type R Comparison

Si Sedan (100% stock) Initial Impression Well – I’m not as stoked as I hoped to be. All the social media chatter set the bar real high on this one. And admittedly, I expected a lot… maybe too much. But on first drive, the power is ‘ok’, but it won’t knock your socks off. The suspension is real good in Sport Mode, I’ll give it that! The clutch/transmission is numb. The flywheel feels too heavy. And the car is ugly everywhere behind the front doors. There’s almost nothing visually exciting on the 4-door that makes it stand out as...

Read More