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 [ … ]

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Formula Drift kicked off their thirteenth season of competition in Long Beach, California, to a packed house and a diverse grid. Here are some of the headlines to keep an eye out on as the season progresses.

NEXEN TIRE RETURNS TO FORMULA DRIFT
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