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Billy does Buttonwillow

Billy does Buttonwillow

That’s right! I finally popped my Buttonwillow cherry. Last April, I made the trip down there with Pat to create content for the blog by documenting his journey. Some of you may remember that it didn’t as planned. He ended up blowing his motor on his third lap out, and we had to get his car towed all the way back to Vegas. Let’s just thank the lord that a few days prior to us leaving he had gotten a…

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How to Install: OEM wheel bearings, and ARP wheel studs all around.

How to Install: OEM wheel bearings, and ARP wheel studs all around.

If you plan on tracking your car more than a few times, you will eventually need to replace your wheel bearings. They will go bad much sooner than if you were just driving normally, because the excess lateral G forces, heat that is generated from braking, and the occasional curb jumping will all speed up the ware. Depending on how often you track, aggressively you drive, what tire compound you’re using, or how much power your car has will all…

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THE EPIC SAGA OF WHEEL SELECTION

THE EPIC SAGA OF WHEEL SELECTION

Im not even sure the best way to start off this post. You see, some people feel like I’m going crazy for writing an article about wheel fitment on a Fit. They say things like… “That’s not very functional” or “now you’re all about stance?” For starters, yes, this is very functional. Angies car isn’t just a cookie cutter civic/integra where all the perfect  recipes are at your finger tips, and making them look good is as easy as searching…

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The STREETS OF WILLOW Adventure

The STREETS OF WILLOW Adventure

Over the past 6 months you have watched me build this car into the daily driving, track capable, budget car that you see here today. The point of this build was to have an all around car that I could thrash on with out fear of financial consequences if I were to wreck it. This once daily driver, slowly turned track car was built from spare parts I had lying around as “cheaply” as possible, and as “stock” as possible…

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Kaiju Motorsports Grand opening Meet

Kaiju Motorsports Grand opening Meet

Ever since I have lived in Vegas (since 2003) there has always been a void here when it comes to aftermarket parts for any sort of vehicle. I have always “wished” there was a shop in town that would carry top tier parts, fluids, and be knowledgeable or well versed in any type of project you were doing. Yea sure, ordering online is what we all do most of the time anyway. But it’s always such a risk when you’re…

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everything you need to know about extended balljoints, including how to install them

everything you need to know about extended balljoints, including how to install them

Im sure many of you are here because you want to learn a bit more about the black art of suspension geometry. More specifically roll center, and if you really need to install extended balljoints or (roll center adjusters) on your car. I’ll try my best to explain it as simply as possible, and help you better understand how impactful these extended ball joints can be on your cars handling characteristics. Do you need these for you car? The short…

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Comparing the differences

Comparing the differences

In this post I’m going to be covering the obvious, and maybe not so obvious differences between my two Civics. The timelines of the builds, what I have learned, the pros and cons of each car, and if it’s possible to “overbuild” you car. Lets first start off with some obvious differences… Ones a four door (EK) and ones a hatchback (EG), one having a K20 the other a D16. As most of you should know (if you’ve been keeping…

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Imperfectly Perfect

Imperfectly Perfect

If you were into imports in the late 90’s or even early 2000’s there was no better car to get than a 1992-95 civic hatchback (except for a Integra type r), call it what you like EG, or EH either way it was the holy grail of being an enthusiast of imports. With its incredible lightness, its ease to work on, pretty much anything off an Integra was a direct bolt on/upgrade. these little civic’s were highly sought after for…

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