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...
2016 Lexus GS-F Review

2016 Lexus GS-F Review

The GSF is interesting, because it’s radical. But it’s also executive & gentlemanly. A wolf in sheep’s ...
2016 Infiniti QX60 Review

2016 Infiniti QX60 Review

A three row crossover is a poorly designed minivan.  Yeah you heard me!  Hear me out.  A crossover is a SUV based ...
Kelly Moss Porsche 914

Kelly Moss Porsche 914

Text by Jeff Stone at Kelly Moss Motorsports    Photos by Chris Sullivan There are some basic philosophies that ...
2016 Mazda6 review

2016 Mazda6 review

  The 2016 Mazda6 is a bit of a refreshing, sporty alternative in the ‘sensible sedan’ ...

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Tito’s STI-swapped Impreza

Tito’s STI-swapped Impreza

Tito Carabelita's STI-Swapped Impreza Blockbuster from Issue 32 - Text by Wooley   Photography by Jason Scott This feature is from a past issue. Currently, the car is under the knife again - going wide body. To see where it's at currently, check out Tito's Facebook...

Countersteer: Social Media is Awesome

Countersteer: Social Media is Awesome

Wooley made a fine point about the trappings of social media insta-fame and like-whoring (read it here). And it's true, the world sucks. However - social media is actually the best thing ever... we as a community just need to get better at it. BACK IN THE DAY, or as...

Daisuke Miyazaki’s Toyota FT86

Daisuke Miyazaki’s Toyota FT86

Daisuke Miyazaki's Toyota FT86 Issue 31 - Written by Wooley   Photography by Jean-Christophe Pepino I sit here and I overthink how I’m going to write this article - nothing new there. And looming over my head, is the fact that this car is from a world, that is...

Wooley’s Editorial from Issue 33: Fu*k Social Media

Wooley’s Editorial from Issue 33: Fu*k Social Media

We all complain that the car culture is riddled with hate & disrespect these days. None of us really want it like that. We all want a revolution… yet we’re all part of the problem to some degree. So each of us need to start within ourselves. First of all, try to...

Import Alliance Summer Meet Coverage 2015: Pt.1

Import Alliance Summer Meet Coverage 2015: Pt.1

Import Alliance Summer Meet Coverage 2015 - Kentucky Motor Speedway. Photos and text by Jon Wooley. The Import Alliance Summer meet was a hot one. Literally and figuratively. We started early as usual at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY. Hope you enjoy the first...

Formula D Orlando

Formula D Orlando

This is the first year that Formula D stopped in Orlando, The Orlando Speed World location was an awesome 1st-year event with tons of potential. Sure - there are a couple little things that need to be tweaked to prepare for next year... that's to be expected. And...

2015 Lexus IS250 Review

2015 Lexus IS250 Review

First off - you have to understand going in, that the Lexus IS targets a wide range of people with different desires from a car. Gilmore girls to real car enthusiasts. But for an enthusiast - it’s all there. Lexus has found a way to appease the masses & make a...