Rennbay big brake kit for the Porsche 944

The brakes were totally shot on this Porsche 944, imagine that…  My buddy Elliott Grafton from 944 Barn put me on to a guy name Travis O’Steen who owns a company called Rennbay out of Florida. Rennbay makes a big brake kit for the front of the 944 utilizing...

Storming Through the Party Like My Name was El Niño // Matt Gambill’s Fiesta ST

Matt’s smarter than me. Right from the start let’s get that straight... For the last several years I have gone on & on about the Ford Fiesta ST being the best, most fun car… even for double it’s sticker price. Yet I don’t own one. Matt does and it’s one of the...

Is this love that I’m Feeling: Matt Crumpton’s Acura Integra GSR

This must be Love...  Whether or not it's an Acura Integra GSR, we all have that certain/specific car that resonates with us. Maybe it was your childhood dream car... and you’ve never been able to get it out of your head. Heck, maybe it was the hero car from your...

KW V3 COILOVERS FOR THE PORSCHE 944 – (PART 2 // REAR)

4-bolts is what it "should’ve taken" to get the rear KW coilovers on my Porsche 944...  That is - if it were any car other than a Porsche 944 lol. And as mentioned in the previous post on the front coilovers (Link to the KW coilover install on the FRONT of this 944),...

Darth Vaded: Josh Freeman’s Subaru STi

We’re all working on ourselves as we journey through life. If we’re honest, we know what kind of person we’d like to be at our core... We know who the best version of ourselves is? The guy who has it all together, the guy who triumphs over adversity, the guy who sees...

Riverside 6 pre-meet

Some photos of a Riverside 6 pre-meet get-together. Shot by Ben Battles. ...

“Over My Dead Body” // RB25DET-swapped Datsun 280z

Be warned: This is some 'Talladega Nights' sh*t right here. And I mean that in the best worst way.  Let me try & set the stage:  It was a late summer afternoon in 1975 when young Jeff Ross brought home his new Datsun 280z. It was the first new car he ever...

Race Red Ford Ranger FX4 Review

With the Ranger, I think Ford has more leash to experiment with design & concepts, compared to the   F150... Ford can't experiment with the F150 tooooo much, since it's the bread & butter seller in America. Americans like their trucks a certain way... big,...

Highway to Hellcat: Rubitrux Hellcat-Swapped Jeep Wrangler

Hey Sports car enthusiasts, let’s be real. Most of the new sport cars & hot-hatches coming out are missing the mark big time. You may disagree… but look around at what you see on the road broad scope. Are you seeing hot new sports cars at every redlight? Me...

Drive & Shoot – John’s bagged Mustang

Check out this killer short video Liam Eyles (LEP Automotive) put together on John's Mustang. https://youtu.be/zQIWy1IqPk4 It's good to see Liam Eyles back at video production! Give him a 'like & subscribe' on his channel.
It’s in the genes

It’s in the genes

In many ways, the appeal of pure Japanese tuners is very similar to the appeal of older American muscle... They’ve

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It’s in the genes

It’s in the genes

In many ways, the appeal of pure Japanese tuners is very similar to the appeal of older American muscle... They’ve both got a generational fanbase… meaning they are both cemented into the youth culture of their time. And while these two genres of cars have got very...

Dan Ristau’s Blobeye WRX

Dan Ristau’s Blobeye WRX

Subaru WRXs were unique and... almost intoxicating/hypnotic when they hit the market in the US.  They looked quirky, goofy, and lovable... but also mean, stout, & confident. We knew the Subaru WRX/STi legacy from Gran Turismo & rally, but they were finally...

Daft Junk: Pipey McGraw’s Bugeye Sprite

Daft Junk: Pipey McGraw’s Bugeye Sprite

People always ask 'what we’re looking for' in a feature car...  Relatability. That’s it... that’s the big secret lol.  Because to me, relatability has an energizing & encouraging affect. Relatability has more impact than perfection. Perfection is nice, but...

Old School Civic // 2010 S3 Throwback

Old School Civic // 2010 S3 Throwback

Man sometimes I look at old S3 features, and I cringe lol. Not this time....  In 2010, Import Alliance was at the height of it's momentum. In the moment, I don't think we realized how good it was... the way it was bringing us all together. See the 2008 recession had...

Mid engine, gated 6-speed, V8 R8

Mid engine, gated 6-speed, V8 R8

I consider the R8 to be an exotic... and exotic-type cars normally don’t appeal to me much anymore. What makes a sports car exotic? The rad-era exotics of my youth, loved ‘em! But that was the 80s/90s when we had F40/Countach/Testarossa/911 posters on our wall. Not...

Lifted Sprinter

Lifted Sprinter

Overland Sprinters - they’re like the Leatherman Multi-Tool of 4x4s. Meaning... they’re bulky, you really don’t need it, and honestly you’ll probably just leave it at home 90% of the time.  But there’s something so...

Mechanical Advantage brings the meat

Mechanical Advantage brings the meat

Listen, there’s something special going on with this Mechanical Advantage time-attack team. Ima tell ya.  Maybe it’s the solid team dynamic. Or maybe it's their race cars being both brilliantly practical & brilliantly engineered. It could even be the fact that...

G35 Coupe so clean

G35 Coupe so clean

I tend to dislike G35s... Infinity made too many of them... in unexciting colors. G35s have lost all their value, which relates to them becoming cheaply-modified. And most of the G35s I run across seems to be clapped-out, riced-out, not maintained... riding on...

Nissan Laurel : The best we never had

Nissan Laurel : The best we never had

I was on the Autotrader & Cargurus websites the other night... and I was browsing around for something just like this Nissan Laurel. Well not exactly this. But a newer version of ‘something like this’. Something you could go to a dealership & finance. Problem...