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If you have been in the Sport Compact game for a while then you or someone you know has run an ACT clutch at some point. Back in the day, there wasn’t the wide selection of clutches available and ACT realized there was a void in the market when [ … ]

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While many enthusiasts believe the only way to achieve effective braking is to use some ridiculously huge multi-piston system with a rotor that won’t even fit inside an 18-inch wheel, there are better options available. There is such a thing as too [ … ]

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We have all heard the praise given to BC Racing and their ever improving line of coilovers but weren’t sure what to expect when we heard they had a new wheel line coming to North America. Well, the proof was at SEMA where BC Racing North America Ma [ … ]

“Our new flagship is the Super Carbon,” said Norton. “The Super Carbon is an all-business twin or triple carbon plate clutch that will handle up to 1500lb-ft of torque and drive great doing it. But that is only one segment of our vast line of SPEC clutches.  We have an application for all modification and drivability combinations.”

When searching for a clutch, it is a commonly held belief that going with the highest horsepower rating will be more than sufficient. Well, there is such a thing as too much clutch and mounting a triple carbon up to your 4-banger with basic perform [ … ]

A Midwestern parts retail powerhouse, Summit Racing has come to market with many different house label products. We reviewed some last year that were both innovative and convenient, but this time around they have a new take on a popular product: semi-synthetic lubricants to protect your motor.

Here at PASMAG, we preach the values of synthetic lubricants. Modifying nature’s molecules have resulted in a wide array of benefits for the enthusiast. Things like superior wear protection, longer drain intervals as well as resistance to oxidation [ … ]

The Optima D51R is a full-featured deep cycle battery that will run most Sport Compact cars, within reason. If you have a banging system with two amps and four subs that you drive in Alaska, you’ll need a bigger Optima. However, if you have an occasional use car with a moderate audio system and not a massive power draw, the D51R will handle your needs.

We have been preaching the virtues of Optima Batteries in a variety of applications for years. Their versatile design makes them a hit for custom applications and when it comes to power, they always deliver. Whether it is a RedTop as a single under [ … ]

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We’ve all done a brake job and been slammed by the final bill when a lot of parts need to be replaced. Well, consider a brake job on the Nissan R35 GT-R to make you feel better – it costs over $5,000 to complete. The OEM Brembo rotors perform well [ … ]

During a two-hour conversation I had with the BorgWarner Turbo Systems team and their PR reps at HP Prose, I realized they were about to start a revolution. Turbos from the EFR series are high performance units that requires no additional wastegate or even a blow-off valve! Everything is integrated into a compact frame constructed of exotic materials.

Each year we see some improvements in materials and overall efficiency from turbo manufacturers, but nothing prepared us for what we found at the BorgWarner Turbo Systems booth at SEMA recently. BorgWarner Turbo Systems have been manufacturing turb [ … ]

Constructed of a smooth 1-piece polished aluminum tube, the air flow is unobstructed and offers a significant visual upgrade to the engine bay. The intake tube is capped with aFe’s new Pro Dry S filter which requires no oil for the utmost filtration. Blocking 99.2% of the particulate, this synthetic media prevents all kinds of direct and debris from entering the motor, yet hauls in all kinds of fresh, clean air.

When Lexus took a serious swing at the BMW M cars, their first attempt was nothing short of spectacular. To run with the Germans, the interiors had to be luxurious, suspensions had to be on-point and the power output had to be comfortably in the 40 [ … ]

The kit features Wilwood’s popular Dynalite 4-piston calipers for some serious clamping force. The caliper can be ordered in either red or black for a personalized look. The rotors are Wilwood’s 2-piece design featuring lightweight aluminum hats bolted to cast iron discs to resist warping. The compact 11-inch rotors can be ordered in regular or slotted and drilled surfaces to dissipate heat.

When it comes to dirt-cheap auto-crossing and tracking, you can’t do much better than a Mazda Miata. If you can get past the whole “chick car” thing these roadsters are agile rockets around quick tight courses. Add R-Compounds and [ … ]

Meguiar's Total 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 cars. In what they describe as “show car perfect”, Meguiar’s is able to enhance…
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Takeda USA Releases New Takeda Intake System for the 2013 Scion FR-S H4 2.0L

advanced FLOW engineering is pleased to announce the release of their new Cold Air Intake for the 2013 Scion FR-S H4 2.0L. This system is available with (PRO 5R part number TM-2013B-R) or (PRO DRY…
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Formula Drift Launches New Online Store and Lookbook

Formula DRIFT has launched an all-new online store at ShopFD.com. Today until Sunday, May 20th – Formula D will be offering a 20% discount on all orders. The new Spring / Summer collection includes new…
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