Author: s3mag

2017 Toyota Avalon Limited Review & Test Drive

First Impression of the 2017 Toyota Avalon Limited Hey, grandpa got a new car… but, that’s not a Buick… Let’s hop in. Immediately you’re immersed in the handsome interior design and upholstery detail. It’s very comfortable, and feels very refined. I bet it drives like a boat though… One Week Later So turns out, it’s basically a Lexus ES. Actually, if you compare features and value between the Toyota Avalon and Lexus Es 350, you might fare better going with the Toyota badge. More on that later. The 2017 Toyota Avalon Limited isn’t a sports car, and certainly isn’t super exhilarating, but...

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Konig Hypergram – Flow Formed Technology

Konig Flow Formed Hypergrams now available in 4x108! Wooley got a set for his Fiesta ST, specs below: OEM wheels/tires = 44.2lbs Hypergrams with Toyo R888Rs = 36.5lbs Wheels = 17x8 +40 Tires = Toyo R888R 205/40/17 The Hypergram is a lightweight, 12-spoke design that is motorsport inspired in its construction, appearance and its ability to clear many big brake cars and upgrades. Utilizing Flow Forming Technology allows the Hypergram to be lighter and stronger. With a large range of aggressive sizing the Hypergram is finished in either Matte Grey, Race Bronze, and Red Opal. Flow Forming Technology Makes Wheels Lighter...

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What’s Cooler Than Being Cool? Icelandic Cold! – Iceland 4×4

Text: Wooley // Photos: Jonathan Walker

How much do you trust your own abilities? Really. Because every time you get behind the wheel of the car you’ve wrenched on yourself, you’re subliminally asking yourself that question. Do you trust yourself enough to get around town everyday? Yeah probably. But how ‘bout the track?

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LS Fest 2016 Presented by Holley

Text: Wooley  //  Photos: Ty Cobb Remember when you were a little kid, and your dad took you to a classic car show at some church parking lot? Old guys lounging around old Corvettes in lawn chairs… listening to oldies. Well, LS Fest takes this concept, wads it up, and throws it in the trash! Every direction you look at Beech Bend Raceway during Holley LS Fest, there is something exciting happening. Drag racing, Drifting, Autocross, a Dyno Challenge, and an Engine Swap challenge, not to mention the Show N’ Shine – which attracts some of the most unique LS...

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Factory Five 818 R – STI motor

Text: Wooley  //  Photos: Jonathan Walker Factory Five Racing got their start in the mid-90s with their MK4 Cobra kits. Now – if you’re a child of the 90s, you might not be old enough to realize that before Factory Five, most of the ‘replica cars’ out there were more-or-less junk. Lots of Fieros trying to be Ferraris… they were obviously ‘less than’ the cars they were trying to replicate. Fool’s gold. But Factory Five came into the industry with a different mindset. Why not be ‘more than’? The Factory Five Cobra was a modern performance-driven chassis underneath, and...

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