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Part of the perks of being on the staff of MotoIQ.com is that we get to go to all of the cool media events and get some free food and drinks. So we found ourselves at the launch party for Forza 4, the newest version of the Forza series for XB [ … ]
Moto IQ: The Kid Rocks! A Look Inside Walker Wilkerson’s Nissan S13

Walker Wilkerson has suddenly burst upon the Pro Drift scene.  At the Long Beach season opener, the 21 year old College student made a sudden appearance on the 2011 Formula D tour in his striking lavender hued Nissan S13, qualifying well and bea [ … ]

Concept Chameleon Headrest Video Screens

When it comes to adding cool accessories to our cars, convenience counts for a lot. And realizing that, the good folks over at Concept Enterprises have added the ultimate in convenience to their lineup of popluar high demand headrest monitors [ … ]

Moto IQ: A Look Inside - APD's MPTCC TU Class Killer Acura TSX

Race Car Fabricators APD had a goal in mind when building their Acura TSX, to build a car that would be competitive in MotoIQ’s Pacific Coast Tuner Challenge in the TU class.  Currently most of the cars competing in the series were built to be c [ … ]

Does Length Matter?


Someone recently asked, “Why a longer rod?”  Someone else answered, “Longer dwell time.”  I never really thought about it before, so I thought I’d look into it.  Using some basic math, we can prove that a longer rod does indeed create a longer dw [ … ]

Skyline GT-Rs, RB26s, and the XS Engineering BNR32


To be completely honest, it's my turn to write something on MotoIQ and I am neither prepared since I'm in a hotel room without my external hard drive nor have anything to write about. My half written stories aren't finished because more pics need [ … ]

Cosworth's 400th Subaru Engine

Cosworth builds short blocks and long blocks for racers all around the world. The short blocks start at US$5562 for a stock stroke engine and up to $9269 for an engine with a billet 81mm stroke crank. The long blocks start at $12359 and as much [ … ]

Turbo Bearings

We like turbos at MotoIQ.  Why?  In the phrase made famous by Tim Allen, "more power!"  In order for a turbo to cram air into an engine, it has a pair of wheels and a shaft spinning at incredible speeds.  Depending on the size of the turbo, they [ … ]

Project Infiniti G20 Racecar - Suspension & Handling Goodies

Manufacturers of econoboxes – in our case, luxury econoboxes – don’t seem to have racing in mind when designing suspensions.  Instead, they tend to focus on ignoble things like making cars ride smoothly and quietly while simultaneously neutering [ … ]

Professionally Awesome

We first spotted Team Professional Awesome's EVO VII at last year's Redline Time Attack at Cal Speedway.  To be honest, it was not the car that first attracted us but the name of the team.  After looking the car over, we knew at once that this w [ … ]

Shining Monkey: How to Clay Bar Your Car

A clay bar requires viscosity to prevent it from damaging your paint. Viscosity can be achieved by a few methods, such as a solution of 80/20 soap and water or, for best results a detail…
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HyperTech: Max Energy Sport for VQ37DE

  With the tuning scene becoming more mature in North America, it is widely known that bolt-on upgrades often require tuning to be efficient. In some cases, the lack of tuning actually reduces horsepower when…
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Wilwood’s Front Big Brake Kits for Nissan 240SX

Wilwood has introduced a new front  Big Brake kit designed to fit the popular rear wheel drive Nissan 240SX SE with 5 lug hubs.   Features of this kit include high-strength Forged Billet aluminum Superlite 4…
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