PASMAG HotWhels IMG 9155

The crew at Mattel/Hot Wheels have cooked up a new design that is sure to have JDM fans seeking them out. Over the past five years, the brand has steadily rolled out their “Mad Manga” series, a collection modeled after an [ … ]

PASMAG TE Japan Book 2 JDM Terms

Although most PASMAG readers will have a fairly good understanding, there’s no denying that the term b?s?zoku and the many subcultures that link to it can be confusing, and there might be different definitions of each, depending on [ … ]

PASMAG Trucks 2017 Ford F150 Police 01

Ford announced this spring that it now offers a more rugged fleet version of its popular full-size F-150 pickup – a Special Service Vehicle version – intended for fleet and especially police buyers.

Highlights [ … ]

PASMAG Tuning Essentials Japan Book Masato Kawabata 1

It’s not every day you get to sit down with a D1 champ and pick his brain with a bunch of questions; some trickier than others, but that’s exactly what I did when Toyo Tires invited me to lunch with Masato Kawabata a [ … ]

PASMAG Trucks 4 Jeep Cherokee Hellcat 01

Jeep CEO Mike Manley confirmed at the Detroit auto show that a Jeep Grand Cherokee with a version of the 707-horsepower Hellcat engine would be on the market by the end of 2017.

“Not only can I put a Hellca [ … ]

Boost Swap PASMAG

Increasing air induction has long been a go-to for more power since the first supercharger was paired to the first two-stroke engine way back in 1878. Simply put, the more air you can rapidly jam into your combustion&n [ … ]

Tupac Hummer up for auction

A 1996 Hummer H1 bought and modified by late rap legend Tupac Shakur went to auction in late May and sold for $337,114.

The Boston-based RR Auction group listed the vehicle as the last vehicle Shakur bought before he [ … ]

PASMAG Trucks Truck track system on Ford F250

A new system that converts 4x4 pickup and truck tires to snowbattling tracks promises that the system can be installed on any truck and tire size in 15 minutes.

According to the folks at TruckTracks.com, the Track N Go system can be [ … ]

J Swap Civic PASMAG Dante Damanti 02

The J-series Honda engine is an underrated and widely available powerplant. Found in most recent Honda/Acura models, including the TL, TSX, CL, TLX, RDX and even the Odyssey, the sub-300 horsepower V6 has become a promising swap candidate for Civic [ … ]

Return of the Mini Trucks Toyota Hilux PASMAG 4

Ever wondered what happened to mini trucks? Back in the late ‘90s and early ‘00s, they were everywhere. Rangers, B2200s, Hiluxes and everything in between were modified with air cylinders and bags, hydraulics, dancing beds, chopped roof [ … ]

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