Sick Wit It: Dennis Som's 1994 Nissan 240SX


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos By Adam Cha - TYC photography

I know what you are thinking. “Oh golly gee, I’m so friggin’ ecstatic to see another 240 with Silvia parts, I can barely contain myself.” Don’t worry, i [ … ]

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Truth be told there are a load of hacks out there masquerading as aerokit manufacturers. Notice, I did not say bodykit because well... the difference is some parts are just for appearance. Aerokits on the other hand have been painstakingly refined [ … ]

Autodream: Helder Martins' 1997 Nissan 240SX


Written by Patrick Gall | Photos By Eymeric Widing

It’s rare to find a genuine car enthusiast these days. Especially one who didn’t come from money or whose father wasn’t a former mechanic. A genuine automotive enthusiast who& [ … ]

Vince Simard's 2002 Audi TT VR6 Garrett VSR Unitronic V-Maxx

Back in the 80s, the cars coming out of Audis’ plants were fairly mundane. Before the Audi 5000, the cars being produced looked archaic compared to other manufacturers. The lines were boring, they were underpowered and reliability was in question. [ … ]

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If you are like me, you are addicted to video games. Not that I play all the time, I purposely try and avoid them ‘cause I simply can’t put them down. I was getting pretty good for some time there, especially with online play. I’ve resisted as much [ … ]

Backside: Greg Deese's  2007 Scion tC

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Greg Deese

Man, Scion did something right over at their Long Beach headquarters. The company once criticized for its lack of exciting cars since the demise of the Supra, MR2 and Turbo Celica has sure pulled out t [ … ]

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Orthopedic surgery entails the correction of skeletal problems within the human body, especially the spine. Surgeons in this branch of medicine try to repair the bodies of people who have been injured to give them relief from the pain and stress th [ … ]

PASMAG World Racing 2007 Scion tC Chris Rado Auto Explosions Fender Kit Kaminari APR front


Written by Dave Pankew / Photography by Devin LeFevere

Ask anyone into the drag racing scene about leaders and icons out there and one name will crop up continually: Chris Rado. The Pennsylvania native has been putting fast front wheel drivers on th [ … ]

PASMAG 2005 Scion tC Cynce Tester Red Alert Dezod AIT Racing Hart Toyo rear


Written by Dave Pankew / Photography by Josh Mackey and Nick Parker

There is one in every circle of friends. You know the guy who gets married young and gets whipped into doing anything his little lady tells him to. He’s the first to talk mad game, [ … ]

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There’s a time in every tuner’s life when they’re faced with the decision to either stay the course and continue building fast-and-furious pocket rockets, or change with the times and shed themselves of the tuner life’s Peter Pan syndrome. Some lik [ … ]

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All Black Everything: Tyler Pflanz's 1993 Toyota Supra

All business. It's immediately evident that Tyler Pflanz’s Supra speaks for itself. It’s a tuner’s dream and the competition’s worst nightmare. The black on black on black hides some of the finer details, but when it comes to a Supra,…
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The Block Effect: 2012 Ford Fiesta ST RX43

How Ken Block changed everything There’s a moment in Gymkhana FIVE where Ken Block is airborne in a Ford Fiesta over a flat-out right-hander on a San Francisco street (5:34). When his wheels make contact with the ground, the car…
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Decade

The progress of our quirky, fast-paced tuner scene was rapid during the past two decades. If we can assume the trend really kicked off in Cali in, say 1990, we are talking about 20 years, and the growth has been…
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Art of Rally: Mitsubishi Sportback Project

The original concept of building this 2010 Lancer Sportback Ralliart was to showcase their rally-inspired designs in the Mitsubishi niche. As with any car that has been built by Rally Innovations, they were able to utilize their marketing partners to…
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Street Shark: Daniel Covarrubias' 2013 Scion FR-S

Being accepted by everyone just isn’t a thing. It never has been and never will be. What most people don’t realize is that the sooner you stop caring about what the “haters” say, the sooner you’ll be genuinely happy about…
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