BFGoodrich G-Force Rival Competition Street Tire

Tire tests are always fun. You get to push performance cars to the limit on a track, slide around a skipad, race tight slalom courses and burn through some rubber without putting a dent in your wallet.

The G-Force Rival is the newest performance tir [ … ]

Tested: Toyo Proxes RA1

It seems the RA1 has been around since before time began. Ask an "old timer" (well, relatively) and they'll tell you that the RA1 was the holy grail of DOT competition tires. A decade ago, a walk through the hot pits of any track event would net you [ … ]

Meguiar's DA Power System

There is nothing like a car in showroom condition. The sparkle and reflection of a freshly cleaned car is enough to draw anyone’s attention. And while it’s nice to admire, when it comes time to put the work in, often we don’t have the time or patie [ … ]

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 [ … ]

TSW Wheels 2010 line-up

Thinking back to when I first got into the tuner scene, it seems like it was such a long time ago. The movement of tuning Japanese sport compacts was slowly growing in numbers during the…
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Hankook Ventus V12 Evo K110 Review

Much like the Japanese companies have done in decades past, the Koreans… more specifically, Hankook has been making serious progress with performance and competition tires. When it comes to price-to-performance ratio, Hankook has ranked high…
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Project Scion iQ: TRD Lowering Springs Install

Humans spend their entire lives learning and going to school to raise their IQ, but I am here to tell you that lowering your iQ is the smart thing to do. And, I am going…
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