The S-MAX can features dual inlets and the vapor breathers through the supplied Green filter on top. The excess oil accumulated in the catch can is dealt with in two ways, either drained at every oil change or plumbed back into the system.

When tuning your car it is easy to overlook the finishing touches. The best approach to modifying your car is a balanced approach to every system. Even the smallest hydraulic, cooling or lubrication items might become an issue later on down the r [ … ]


When it comes to making some horsepower, we shouldn’t have to tell you your stock clutch will not cut it. But there are literally hundreds of different clutches to choose from that are manufactured all over the world. We wanted to round up [ … ]

Racing Beat’s entire operation is contained within two buildings located in Anaheim, CA. The larger, 11,000 sq. ft. building is home to the Sales and Administration staff, the Retail Sales Counter, finished-inventory warehousing and the Receiving/Shipping Departments.


As big shot magazine editors we get the backstage pass to many places that would otherwise be off limits to the public. Manufacturers roll out the red carpet in order to show our readers the technology behind the parts they buy. When it comes to [ … ]

Kelford Cams have been producing high quality camshafts for high performance vehicles since 1968. With more than four decades of experience, they have extensive knowledge of how to perfect their craft because that is all they do.


If you are familiar with the inner workings of the internal combustion engine, then you know cams are important. They provide all of the vital valve movement for the 4-stroke cycle to be possible. The timing of the opening and closing of the val [ … ]


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 and even restore sur [ … ]

DBA has been around for decades and their patented technology for dissipating heat is called the Kangaroo Paw. Taking a look at the cut away section, it shows how the unique vented rotors shed heat versus the standard design vanes every one else uses.



One debate you see play out on forums across the internet is how to upgrade your brakes without breaking the bank. As multi-piston brakes become ever more affordable and widely available with cost-effective overseas manufacturing processes, t [ … ]

AMSOIL has an interesting history and plays a big role much of the popularity of today’s synthetic lubricants. Founded by jet fighter squadron commander, Albert J Amatuzio, his vision was to take what he saw being used in aviation and make it available for regular motorists.


When it comes to selecting synthetic lubricants for your next oil change, there are many brands to choose from. Ten years ago the options on the shelf were very limited, but today’s demanding engine technology means a synthetic is increas [ … ]

Genius Tools has geared its campaign towards the automotive market but also offers applications specific to industrial, agricultural and transportation sectors. Their selection of tools includes impact sockets, jumbo impact sockets, hand sockets, ratchets and accessories, head drivers, screwdriver bits, bit sockets, screwdrivers, pneumatic tools, wrenches, key wrenches, torque wrenches, torque multipliers, punches and chisels, hammers, pliers, cutters, tool boxes, tool cabinets, roller cabinets, display boards, master sets, automotive tools and specialty tools.


After featuring thousands of parts and accessories in PASMAG over the last decade, one thing occurred to us – we never have showcased the tools we do our installs with. For hundreds of tech articles, the equipment we wrench with has never even b [ … ]

The lightest of the XS Power line is D375 racing battery, which features a hard plastic shell. Although this cell is only 12.24-pounds, there is a modified version with a metal case, the S375 that tips the scales at only 14-pounds flat. Measuring only 8x5.3x3.2-inches, this battery cranks 800A max, yet will easily slip in many places should it need to be relocated.



Even though I have been running different racing cells for the past five years, people are always freaked out by the small battery under the hood. Whether they think it’s from a motorcycle or couldn’t have a draw for more than 10 minutes with [ … ]

After 30 years of collaboration with some of the top level teams, Mobil 1 has a superior knowledge of how to maintain maximum lubrication under harsh conditions and high rpm. Mobil 1 has worked with teams in elite forms of motorsport: Formula 1, NASCAR, Le Mans, IRL, NHRA, Formula 3, SCCA GT, and ALMS.


If you are like the staff here at PAS, you not only drive you car hard on the street but when you take it to the track, it’s 100% throttle as much as possible. Whether you drag, drift or turn laps at the track, the demands placed on your engine [ … ]