Project S2000 - Making a More Responsive Drivetrain

The AP2 generation of S2000s were made a bit cushier and street friendly compared to the AP1s for the general American consumer.  A larger displacement engine along with shorter gearing were specified to give more torque at the wheels which Am [ … ]

Wirez Seat Heaters

 

It’s the middle of winter and for many readers of PAS, we wake each morning to see our cars blanketed with snow. Since we still have places to go and people to see, it’s time to explore some options to make our trips more comfortable. We all [ … ]

Spec Clutch: Prototyping the BRZ

 

Over the past 8 months, SPEC Clutch has prototyped over 30 new products in-house at its facility in Birmingham, Alabama. Most of the prototyping sessions involved cars that had already been modified and came with set goals in mind. Invariably [ … ]

 Engine Downsizing and Turbos: More MPG and More Power?!

In an extremely rare instance, government regulations have actually made two seemingly conflicting goals both better. "To have one's cake and eat it too" as they would say. With rising fuel costs and environmental concerns, regulatory bodies across [ … ]

EXEDY 4-Pad Cerametalic High Performance Clutch

 

Have you ever stopped to think about what an amazing feat of engineering your car’s clutch is? A car’s clutch is the link between engine speed and wheel speed. To put it simply, your car’s clutch is the most important part of the car when it [ … ]

Haltech Plug & Play Hyundai Genesis 2.0T ECU

The Hyundai Genesis Coupe gained a lot of hype upon hitting dealership floors in early 2009. With a rear-wheel-drive platform, surprising good looks, and competitive pricing it has sold in steady numbers ever since. The Genesis Coupe is available w [ … ]

Project GD Subaru STI Part Two- Performance Suspension, Wheels and Tires

In the last installment of Project GD Subaru STI, we set about replacing our car's worn out bushings, ball joints and tie rods with some trick stuff from Whiteline.  We also reduced the anti geometry in our front suspension and raised our fron [ … ]

Project V8 RX-7: Part VI - Installing the E-Rod LS3

In our last installment of Project V8 RX-7 we took a look at the T-56 Magnum transmission from Tremec we’ll be using for our swap, now it’s time to bolt it up to our E-ROD LS3!  Close attention to the cover of our last article could have caugh [ … ]

Hawk Performance Quiet Stop Rotors

 

Most enthusiasts that have drilled or slotted rotors have them because they simply look cool. And, sadly many aftermarket rotor manufacturers design rotors simply to look cool as well. Truth is, there's an incredible amount of importance plac [ … ]

EBC Brakes High Carbon Blade Discs

Have you ever wished you could put those incredibly cool carbon ceramic brake rotors you see on Ferraris, Porsches and F1 cars on your car? If you're like me, you definitely have! Then you realize the cost is astronomical. Not anymore! Now there's [ … ]

Meguiar’s - Advanced Car Care

For more than 100 years, Meguiar's has been providing car crazy people with specialized state-of-the-art formulations for improving the appearance of their rides. In what they describe as “show car perfect”, Meguiar’s is able to…
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The Difference Oil Makes

You don’t need to be an engineer or a mechanic to understand that an engine needs oil, but how much can you tell someone about the properties of oil and their effect on an engine’s…
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ACT Porsche 911 pull-type Applications 993, 964, 996 & 997

Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released new high performance clutch kits and components for later Porsche 911 Pull Type applications. ACT’s new clutch kit for the Porsche 911 feature a Heavy Duty or Xtreme Pressure…
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