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.
Forged Fitment Subaru WRX

Forged Fitment Subaru WRX

In this car community, we’re all students, and we’re all teachers... simultaneously.  There’s no 1 role here. It ...
40 Ford

40 Ford

There ain’t much that separates Hot-rodders from Honda Boys… other than the decade. Alex McGinnis is a longbeard ...
Okeydoke IS300

Okeydoke IS300

A Little Background I remember when the original IS300/Altezza was first introduced in the states around 2000 or ...
Chopped & Slammed Corvair

Chopped & Slammed Corvair

Talk about engulfing yourself in car culture. It’s one thing to drive a cool car, and it’s next-level to build a ...
Battleborn STI

Battleborn STI

BattleBorn   Blanket Statement: When any of us get our grubby hands on a new car project, we always have ...
Acura MDX SH-AWD A-SPEC

Acura MDX SH-AWD A-SPEC

Bottom Line: The Acura MDX SH-AWD A-SPEC is one of the good ones in the segment.  The A-SPEC interior nails ...
Barn Truck F150 update

Barn Truck F150 update

Project Update... If you saw the previous post on this ol' bricknose Ford F150, I just wanted to give a quick ...

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Sam Holzmann’s E30 BMW

Sam Holzmann’s E30 BMW

When you part-out your daily running BMW E36 M3, so that you can put the engine in your BMW E30 drift car & use the extra money to boost it… you’ve got a lot of problems that's for sure. But a slow drift car ain’t one of ‘em ya feel me!! [gallery...

Derek Yarbrough’s NC Miata

Derek Yarbrough’s NC Miata

DOWNGRADE?? The NC MX-5 is an under-appreciated chassis in the Miata world. Kind of a “black sheep” if you will. I get that it’s kind of bulky-looking, & rounded-off like a sightly used bar of soap. But I think the main reality is: NCs aren’t cheap enough yet....

Wooley’s $500 BMW Project

Wooley’s $500 BMW Project

Welcome to my $500 BMW 5-speed junk box! Please remove your shoes & mahalo. lol I wanted a new project car. I really didn't care too much what it was. But the challenge I put forth on myself for this new project - was that I do NO research! As both an enthusiast...

Island Style Lexus GX470

Island Style Lexus GX470

Text by Wooley     Photos by Brian McGee (From Issue 53) Everyday we get out of bed & test our character. Everyday is an opportunity to prove what we stand for. Something bigger than just another a daily commute to a superficial desk job.  See - it’s not like that...

Mishimoto Goodies | Civic Type-R

Mishimoto Goodies | Civic Type-R

Type-Rs are cool, because they really open up power-wise & hit a sweet spot with just a few mods: Intake, exhaust, intercooler, & tune. With quality parts, you’ll be in the 360-370hp range… and have a REALLY fun, well engineered car.  OVERHEATING, however, is...

Whiteline Suspension | Civic Type-R

Whiteline Suspension | Civic Type-R

Whiteline Lowering Springs At this earlier stage in the game, we’ve chosen to go with Whiteline lowering springs over immediately installing coilovers. Here’s why: The ‘R Mode’ on the Type-R is really good. Like… really good y’all. And there have been some really...

Thermal R&D Exhaust | Civic Type-R

Thermal R&D Exhaust | Civic Type-R

For the exhaust, we went with Thermal R&D. We got their cat-back exhaust, downpipe, and catless test pipe. So from the turbo, all the way to the chrome tips… it’s all Thermal R&D… and its completely unrestricted. And man does it sound good! This is no doubt a...

Never Lift | Civic Type-R

Never Lift | Civic Type-R

Never Lift… a Motovicity-hosted half-mile event in Coalinga, CA.  3 weeks! Annnnd we didn’t even have a car yet. I live my life a quarter mile at a time & all, but damn I gotta admit Dom, this was stressful. Not like ‘magazine stress’… where you could push back...

Monica | Introducing Civic Type-R

Monica | Introducing Civic Type-R

Ok shoot. I’m gonna try to keep this Type-R introduction short & sweet side in print. BUT - every part of this Type-R is being filmed for Youtube in a documentary/reality style… so I’d really love for y’all to check it out on Youtube (Channel: S3 Magazine). Video...