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.
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Over The Top

Since the dawn of time, when it came to building a 4-cylinder powered true sportcompact, Detroit’s ‘Big 3’ have always fell flat on their faces. They just never quite got it. Sure we saw come mediocre attempts, but they still ended up being the end of every import...

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This story is from Issue 21. Click here to purchase a copy of that issue. There are some of you, who read this magazine, and it connects with you on a deeper level than just rad cars.  At least that’s what I hope.  Because I remember the feeling I used to have 5+...

Wooley's editorial from Issue 23

Alright – I saw some stuff on the internet fairly recently that honestly saddened me to my core.  Maybe some of you guys saw it to… it was the whole Skunk2 fiasco.  Basically – if you missed it, you’re better off, but here’s the gist:  a couple of forum guys decided...

Issue 23 Now Available

Issue 23 is finally done printing! Subscribers, you should be getting your copies delivered over the next couple of weeks; everyone else can pick up an individual copy in our store. If you have any subscription or mailing issues, please write us at...

Rowdy Hour

It was hot as shit out. The kind of hot that makes your balls stick to the inside of your knee. Alex and I were both hanging out inside his car on pit row inside Nashville Super Speedway. The car that had been staged in front of us was now fading into the left sweeper...

Viva Hood

This car is not for everyone. It’s not gonna be for most people. Does best always have to do with nicest. In some cases – yes. We should be able to look at something that is finished and flawless, and admire it. But if, as a culture, that is the only path that we are...

Undoing the Wrongdoing

Cory Dahlgren is an unpredictable guy. The sort of unpredictable - where a Honda is built in the back of a Toyota dealership by a former Subaru and Volkswagen mechanic. The brand of unpredictable - that dailies a slammed-out S2000… and keeps the Civic hatch as the...

Club Dred: 1981 MK1 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI

Today’s import scene finds itself littered with cars - that are built just to snag a moment in the limelight. They get their features… whether it is on a large-scale website or in a publication. And then, just like that, they are dismantled, parted out, and forgotten...

Swedish Sweetballs

Unfortunately, on some small scale… some very very small scale… I can relate to Zeke’s situation now. Or maybe it’s better to say that I still can’t relate at all. But at least I have adequate compassion for his situation now. See – Zeke is paralyzed from the waist...