Cabe's Corner: Consider the Source

When building an audio system, you will invest not only money, but time - time choosing the best products for you and your budget, as well as the type of equipment that will produce your desired end result, whether that is sound quality or maximum [ … ]

Target: Newfoundland - Inside the Speed Academy Scion FR-S Targa Racer

Written by Jordan Lenssen | Photography by Speed Academy & Scion Canada

Targa Newfoundland is the perennial North American event for automotive enthusiasts and club racers looking to push their skills and vehicles to the absolute limit. The week [ … ]

Project Ground Pounder: Part 5

All good things must come to an end, but in this case that’s only partially true. The only things coming to an end are the never-ending days, weeks and months of building to get Project Ground Pounder up and running.

It’s a bittersweet [ … ]

Furious 7: Behind the Biggest Fast and the Furious Film Yet!

Looking back at what will make this the best Fast and the Furious Yet.

The Fast and the Furious is one of few mainstream movie titles that the tuning community holds dear to its hearts. The latest film, Furious 7 is even moreso, not only because [ … ]

Formula Drift: Chris Forsberg

Formula Drift’s 11th season of competition was the most exciting to date, with the championship coming down to the final tandem battle at the final event. Daigo Saito’s elimination of Fredric Aasbo in the finale clinched Chris Forsberg& [ … ]

In the Hot Seat with Garry Springgay

Real world questions from readers like you! Have a car audio related question? Send it to us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it !

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 [ … ]

VaughnGittin 0587

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, [ … ]

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