In the Hot Seat with Garry Springgay

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Matt: Hi there. I have a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe. It has two  Kicker CompVRs powered by a Kicker ZX 1500.1 amplifier. The system [ … ]

Cabe's Corner: Build a Workshop on a Budget

Many installers who go independent fall into the same trap of thinking they need $100,000 worth of tools and supplies to properly become independent. This normally happens to installers who start at big box stores or high-end shops where everything [ … ]

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During the drift season, fans and sponsors often see the on-track performance of top drivers as the best measurement of performance. In reality, much of the value for a driver is built by their off-track performance, particularly via viral videos. [ … ]

Formula D Pro 2 Rundown

In years past, newly-licensed Formula Drift ProAm graduates have faced a steep learning curve, getting thrown into the mix with some of the best and most experienced drivers in the world instantly. Formula Drift recognized this lack of a stepping s [ … ]

No Hood,No Care


Written by Micky Slinger / Photography by KC Image, Michael Watson

A lot of tuners have been seen at shows, meets and, on occasion, on the road driving without a hood. This not only helps in showcasing your engine (and/or swap), turbo/supercharger, [ … ]

DMCC 2104 Champion: Jeff Laflamme


Written by Jeremy Alan Glover / Photos by Jeremy Alan Glover
This year the race for the overall championship was not only one of the most exciting ones yet but was also the closest championship battle the series has ever seen. At the last round o [ … ]

DMCC 2014 Rookie of the Year: Jonathan Guitard


Written by Jeremy Alan Glover | Photos by Jeremy Alan Glover

Unlike the battle for the 2014 DMCC Championship, the battle for the 2014 DMCC Rookie of the year was a little bit less eventful. Jonathan Guitard dominated the ROTY race and after on [ … ]

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Written by Randi Bentia / Photography by Ray Flores

Spotted at Stance WI: After Dark at Miller Park Stadiium in Milwaukee, WI, On Point Motorsports brought out their LSx swapped Mazda RX-7. This RX-7 helped to debut the first RX-7 Rocket Bunny body [ … ]

PASMAG JDM Simplicity LEVELone Acura NSX Fitted Honda Mugen front high


Written by Randi Bentia / Photography by Randi Bentia

I know when I get excited about a car - I take 50+ photos to try to get the best angles. I'm no "photographer" by any means but I do enjoy taking pictures of something I like or will talk about i [ … ]

PASMAG CES 2015 Rockford Fogate inside 19 inch t3 subwoofer


Written by Randi Bentia / Photography by Micky Slinger

During CES week, Rockford Fosgate displayed their product, some of which in a 2015 Polaris Slingshot, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Many of their (new) 2015 amplifiers [ … ]

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