Lifted Civic Update #16: Diff Is (Mostly) Mounted! S1Built Diff Mount Install

Sorry about the lack of uploads last week! As we were preparing to mount our S1Built diff mount, we ran into an issue with welding. Currently, the car is unable to be transported from shop to shop. The only welder we have at the current shop, Slightly Mangled is a...

SLAMMEDEnuff? Gatlinburg 2021 – S3 Mag Coverage

One of the biggest shows of the year. Slammedenuff Gatlinburg is a must-attend event for stance car enthusiasts. Cars from literally all over the USA gather in one place for a two day mega event. Inside the show, you'll find everything from simple & clean Euros to...

Lifted Civic Update #15: S1Built Sponsorship Announcement! Plus, Body Work Begins:

I have waited over 3 months to make this announcement... We would like to thank S1Built for sponsoring our project lifted Civic build. These guys were actually our very first sponsor on the build, matter of fact. We did not want to announce them too soon and not...

Sneaky Sancho – 900hp Silverado lowered on Volk TE37s

This is Jose Garcia’s 2017 Chevy Silverado Z71 4x4… Aka - MEX GTR. Jose Garcia & his cousin, Kelvin (with the gray EG hatch a few features back) are super tight. In fact, they run a few Mexican restaurants together in the far upper north metro-Atlanta area. And...

Lifted Civic Update #14: Getting Prepped For AWD!

We are making great progress on our lifted AWD EK Civic! Last week, we ran into an issue with our ECU wiring on the lifted AWD EK Civic. Turns out, the solution is at least 3 weeks out. In the meantime, we are getting to work on the AWD swap in the rear. We started by...

What’s wrong with the Automotive Industry

You know what… yep… I’m gonna beat this dead horse one last time & then I’m done. I will never, ever understand why the new Toyota Supra is a BMW that doesn’t come with a manual transmission or targa top. It's impossible to wrap my head around it. Furthermore -...

Cross Streams // Solid Axle Swap WD21 Nissan Pathfinder

What we’re lookin’ at here - is a solid axle swap 1988 WD21 Nissan Pathfinder. It's awesome! But it’s not easy… or cheap lol.  This straight-axle swapped WD21 Pathfinder belongs to Daniel Pence. He drives it a lot actually, both on & off-road. He’s owned this...

Lifted Bronco Sport – Is it a Real Bronco?

The Bronco Sport isn't even a "real" Bronco... A lot of folks have been skeptical about the off-road capabilities of Ford's new Bronco Sport. I'll be the first to admit, I was a skeptic myself - was. That's until I got the opportunity to experience the Bronco Sport...

Lifted Civic Update #13: Front End 90% COMPLETE! Headed to Gambler 500 TN

This week has been interesting, to say the least. We have been hard at work over at the Slightly Mangled garage. Jake managed to slide in the Hasport Performance engine & T-brackets between the subframe & the body thanks to our HRG Engineering subframe drop....

Can of Whoop RS

There’s always been something special about the way us car guys look at life... The way we envision the future, the way we calculate risk & investments, and the way we attack problems… all seem to bear the same color to us. When we find an old abandoned body, we...
2018 Lexus LC500h Review

2018 Lexus LC500h Review

Words:  Yousef Alvi     Photographer:  Jonathan Walker   Model:  Oana Dimulescu    Stylist: Anastasia ...
2017 Honda Pilot Review

2017 Honda Pilot Review

First Impression: Okay folks by now you probably realize I’m the anti 3 row crossover guy.  But I’m not ...
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2017 Dodge Ram Review

First Impression: This is a Storm Trooper amongst pickup trucks.  The Dodge Ram Night Package we have in our ...

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