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With spring here and winter out, convertibles are back in

If you're the proud owner of a convertible, you're probably getting really excited right about now. With winter behind us it's time to break out the open-tops from their long winter hibernation in the garage. Chances are you've stashed your weekend car somewhere for the winter, but with no snow in sight and nothing but [...]

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The Aftermarket Scene

Not many people realize this, but the aftermarket scene is much more responsible for their daily driver than they think. Eventually a lot of parts once found only on the aftermarket scene become standard for a lot of vehicles. Point in case, aftermarket wheels. Brands like Enkei and BBS, once mere aftermarket wheel companies started [...]

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The pocket rocket that is the Toyota MR2

When speaking of mid-engined cars, what comes to mind more often than not are brands like Ferrari, Lamborghini and the like. Manufacturers of high-end performance cars (supercars) who naturally have a mid engine for better weight distribution, since a heavy nose can cause unwanted handling characteristics for the track (understeer). But what most people don't [...]

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Wheel spacers and what they can do for your car

Wheel spacers are a great thing and they can do wonders for your car if used correctly. While most people seem to think that they're only used by people who like stance for stancing out their car, they couldn't be further from the truth. The fact of the matter is that a performance car can [...]

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Welcome to the world of Acura

Acura's history and origins are very interesting. It's not a brand that started out in racing, or a brand that became popular because it introduced lots of technical innovations. Something was introduced however. Honda, realizing the potential in a separate sub-division (brand) only selling premium cars, launched Acura in 1986. Honda knew that by having [...]

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The Sticker Generation

In the current time we live in, it's not easy to stand out. With so much attention and popularity in the world of cars, being unique has unfortunately gotten a bit rare. Yes, there are lots of mad engine swaps, paint jobs, suspension stuff, but i'm not talking about all of that. What i'm saying [...]

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A new GT-86, the GRMN - Both good, and bad

Another special edition, similar to the one we featured a month ago. Well, let's start off with the bad thing first. Toyota's new edition of the GT-86, called the GRMN, will only be available in Japan. Now, you might think to yourself what's the good stuff then? Well, besides the technical stuff we're about to [...]

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A big sale on ARK Performance parts

There are a only a few things that can make a a grown man laugh and giggle like a little kid. If the man in question is a car enthusiast, one of those things is surely new car parts. Especially a big SALE on performance car parts. It's even better when the parts in question [...]

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The biggest rivalry of all: STi vs Evo

There are few car model rivalries out there that are extremely famous. The biggest one is probably the Ford versus Chevrolet (Mustang versus Camaro). One particular rivalry that comes very close however, is the one between Subaru and Mitsubishi, or the WRX STi versus the Evolution to be exact. A rivalry born in the best [...]

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High Performance ADVAN Wheels

ADVAN represents Yokohama's premium, flagship brand. Yokohama gives the name ADVAN to their high-quality performance road and race tires, as well as their range of light-weight wheels. The word ADVAN, is derived from "ADVANCE", a word in itself meaning something innovative and ahead of the competitors. Advan has lots of wheels, some for street and some [...]

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