Built for the Human Race – 4 door R32 Skyline (HCR32)

When I was a kid, sports cars were badass, untamed, and sexy. The car commercials on TV marketed performance. Hell - performance was mainstream! And Nissan was at the TOP of their game. Just look up this Nissan 300zx Superbowl commercial. Car brands based their...

Prestone Total Cooling System Cleaner

This is a 100% real life scenario... no 'paid promotion' I swear lol. I recently used Prestone Total Cooling System Cleaner in my Porsche 944, and it seems to have totally fixed my overheating issue! The 944 is kind of a never-ending project… go figure lol. But it's a...

Lifted Civic Update #21: Jumping The Hurdles

It's been a minute since the last update on Project: Lifted Civic We have been busy troubleshooting and diagnosing issues with the transmission over at Slightly Mangled. Essentially, the car will go into one forward gear and reverse and has a hard time going into park...

What I love about Honda Culture // Carlo’s Turbo EG Civic Hatchback on TE37s

You know what I love about OG Honda culture?? Absolutely everything. And I think I always will. There are just some things that are everlasting & pure about car culture. And a lot of those things can be found, hidden in plain sight, in an old Honda hatch... if...

Prentice Performance // Heaven Is a Place On Earth

Let’s go back in time... to the late 90’s. I was a kid. And the kid-version of me would trade in my chores for a trip to the local hobby store. It was my favorite place to go, as I was heavily into trains the first 6-7 years of my life. There was one shop in...

Wicked supercharged-to-turbocharged R53 Mini Cooper S

In the car world, saying “from humble beginnings” is a phrase that's often followed with someone’s explosion of e-fame stardom that leaves them with an inflated ego. While this isn’t always the case, in today’s day & age, it seems more & more that it’s...

Got Balls? (throwback feature from 2007)

Let's journey back... back to S3 Magazine circa 2007: -----You gotta have a big set when your goal is winning the NOPI Drift Championship. A great car and a large bank account are nice to have at your disposal, but if you don’t have the balls to risk both man &...

Lifted Civic Update #20: All About Verification

It's been an... interesting week to say the least. We went from making incredible progress on the car to nearly a standstill in the same week. As we went to test fit the CR-V axles, we realized that the bearings were improperly installed. They were loose and crooked....

The Never Selling Story

Chris Neranjan has owned this Hawkeye STI for over a decade. Notice - the trend of longterm ownership with STIs & Evos. These ultimate tuner cars of the 2000s car may have been a little pricey when they came out, sure. But they’re still pricey now. It was a good...

Retrospective: Riverside Chattanooga 1 (2016)

Here we go again - Ben is digging through his archives... I tend to do this every now and again, especially when I ease into my "slow" season. Going back to old photoshoots and events. This week, I wanted to share some of my favorite OG Riverside photos I took 5 years...
1oz Fine Silvia

1oz Fine Silvia

Has anybody ever owned just one 240? I don’t think that’s exists. It seems like people have either owned none… or ...
49 chevy truck

49 chevy truck

Sponsors?  None.  Merch?  Nope.  YouTube channel?  What’s that.  Yeah, in a rare turn of 21st-century ...

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1947 Plymouth X Subaru WRX – car culture mash

1947 Plymouth X Subaru WRX – car culture mash

Build what you like, and build it for you - yeah absolutely!  But it’s a bonus when other people like it too, right? When it inspires people. And gets in their bloodstream a little bit.  Charlie Darmanjian Jr has love for all breeds of custom cars, without boundaries....

Bringing Sexy Black : JDM Mazda RX-7

Bringing Sexy Black : JDM Mazda RX-7

Dreams tend to die quick these days. Life, responsibility, work… there is always something we have to do instead. It’s a serious commitment to sit down and say, “I’m gonna see this through.” And it's much easier to fall into your grind and say, “I’ll get to it...

Best initial Upgrades for your Jeep

Best initial Upgrades for your Jeep

Throwing those 1st mods on your new Jeep is an exciting right of passage, so soak it up. But - this is also the best time to be honest with yourself in the beginning, and make a game plan.  How do you want this thing to look?  Where & how are you really gonna be...

49 chevy truck

49 chevy truck

Sponsors?  None.  Merch?  Nope.  YouTube channel?  What’s that.  Yeah, in a rare turn of 21st-century events, what you’re seeing is a custom 49 Chevy truck… just for the hell of it. No ‘branding’… no ‘influencing’… no ‘hash-tagging’. In fact, this is the first vehicle...

JDM Civic Sedan

JDM Civic Sedan

You ever feel that itch creeping in? The one that’s bad news. The one you should run far away from. But… the one that’s not going anywhere until you scratch it. Yeah… you’ve had it.  So you know what it’s like. Something somewhere creeped in Xul Colon’s head, and he...

LS Swapped bug-eye WRX

LS Swapped bug-eye WRX

  “It changes - as soon as you decide to change it.” That’s the moral here. The takeaway. The lesson.  For the last 4 years, this WRX was a heap in the back of Marcelo’s shop, Chitown Customs. See - Marcelo had owned the bug-eye since new. It was his baby. He had...

Import Alliance: Talladega Super Speedway

Import Alliance: Talladega Super Speedway

The Import Alliance met-up at Talladega Super Speedway for the first time this past weekend... so here is a massive photo dump for your sharing, stealing, and/or inspiration lol. Martell released the newest version of his Integra with copper everything. Jeesh can...

V8 BMW 2002

V8 BMW 2002

Our understanding of success has been mangled ‘AF’ by this digital generation. So has our understanding of quality of life. We’ve GOT to regroup on some of this. I mean - can you even enjoy life anymore if it doesn’t go viral? That’s a damn serious question....