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GET FIT EXCESSIVE BODY ROLL AROUND A CORNER CAN MAKE ANY CAR FEEL LIKE there’s lost potential in its lap times. Lightweight subcompacts especially rely on handling over power to scoot around a race track at a quick pace, making suspension upgrades a popular first step to going faster. Eibach offers Pro-Kit Performance Springs for the 2015 Honda Fit to improve its handling performance. The Pro-Kit is designed to lower the car’s center of gravity, reducing squat during acceleration, body roll in corners and nose diving under braking. The Pro-Kit lowers the car by 1.2-inches in the front and 1.4-inches…

GO WITH THE FLOW MORE POWER CALLS FOR MORE AIR AND MORE FUEL. TO HANDLE HIGH fuel demands, Injector Dynamics partnered with Bosch Motorsport to develop the ID1700. Designed for high flow rates and high rail pressures, the ID1700 delivers fuel at 1,725cc/min at 43.5psi, up to 2,640cc/min at 101.5psi. A unique magnetic circuit makes the injector immune to the voltage and pressure sensitivity problems that occur in many high impedance, high pressure injectors. The ID1700 features corrosion resistant internals that make it compatible with all popular fuel types, including MTBE and ethanol. MSRP starts at $248.00. Injector Dynamics 214.607.9022

ON A ROLL WHEN IT COMES TO CARS, GADGETS, APPLIANCES AND NEARLY ANY TECH YOU CAN think of, manufacturers strive for less weight and more strength. The results yield higher speed, better performance and improved durability. The RAYS Engineering Gram Lights 57Transcend design features a one-piece cast construction using RCT Technology to reduce weight while maintaining strength. The RAYS logo is machined on the rim edge as well as on a spoke side, adding to the style of the Super Dark Gunmetal color wheel. Available in 18-and 19-inch diameters with a variety of widths and offsets. MSRP starts at $404.76.…

STOP HORSING AROUND THE LATEST MODEL FORD MUSTANG DELIVERS NEW LOOKS, AN ECOBOOST FOUR cylinder turbocharged engine and updated suspension that makes it handle like a totally different animal. An exceptional handling car can handle turns even better when outfitted with an effective braking system. Aiding the 2015+ Ford Mustang’s stopping power, Wilwood introduces its latest Front and Rear Brake Kits. The brake kits utilize Wilwood’s forged aluminum Aerolite radial mount calipers and big diameter Spec37 alloy directional vane two piece rotors. The front kit features Aerolite 6R six-piston calipers with 14-or 15-inch rotors, and the rear kitsfeature Aerolite 4R…

SEAL IT UP MORE POWER REQUIRES EXTRA STRENGTH TO MATCH. AIMING TO replace stock VR38DETT head gaskets with a stronger solution, JE Pistons’ Pro Seal offers its MLS Head Gaskets. Every JE Pro Seal gasket utilizes AISI 304 stainless steel with in-line laser precision cutting and multi-stage embossing to ensure high quality. JE’s coating process encapsulates exposed metal with a layer that includes fluoroelastomer (FKM) to better endure extreme temperatures and chemicals. JE Pistons 714.898.9763

COOL TO THE CORE COOLER AIR MEANS DENSER AIR, DENSER AIR MEANS MORE POWER. To better harness cool air to make power in the 2015 Subaru WRX, Mishimoto designed its 2015+ WRX Front-Mount Intercooler Kit. The kit centers on a 28-inch intercooler core intended to provide improved cooling capability without excessive pressure drops. The intercooler features four mandrelbent, large-diameter aluminum pipes for improved airflow. Contains all parts needed for installation without a need for cutting or drilling. MSRP starts at $1,370.00. Mishimoto 877.466.4144

UNDER PRESSURE THE FEEL OF THE CLUTCH PEDAL CAN MAKE OR BREAK A DRIVING EXPERIENCE. Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) released its spring centered performance clutch kits that aim to provide moderate and consistent pedal feel and smooth engagement while maintaining high strength and durability. The Street kit combines the heavy duty pressure plate with a spring centered performance organic street disc, designed to better withstand heat and abuse. The Race kit combines the heavy duty pressure plate with a spring centered cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, available in six-pad configuration only, further benefiting durability and quick shifting. These clutch kits fit…

POWER UP A DEAD BATTERY ISN’T THE END OF THE WORLD, BUT IT CAN MAKE YOU LATE for something. Getting the most out of a battery on any car requires special care and maintenance. In order to help maximize the life of your car battery, CTEK developed the MUS 4.3 Test & Charge. The device combines a micro-processor controlled battery charger with integrated test functions to provide battery testing, charging and maintenance options. Featuring programmable settings for battery types and sizes, environmental conditions, and different levels of testing and treatment, the CTEK MUS 4.3 Test & Charge aims to coverbattery…

This is the all-new 2016 Honda Civic Coupe – Honda’s first ever turbocharged coupe. At the heart of the new 10th generation Civic is a 1.5-liter direct injection turbocharged engine that produces 174hp TORRANCE, Calif., November 17, 2015 – The newest member of the completely reengineered and reimagined 10th-generation Civic lineup – the 2016 Honda Civic Coupe – will make its first public appearance at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. Launching in March, the 2016 Honda Civic Coupe delivers an even sportier and emotional take on the new Civic design while benefitting from the multitude of upgrades to the…

REX INTAKE INCREASING POWER STARTS WITH IMPROVING AIRFLOW. EVEN THOUGH THE 2015 Subaru WRX comes equipped with an efictive intake, Extreme Turbo Systems developed an intake for the FA20DIT engine to improve airflow even more. The ETS 2015 Subaru WRX Air Intake Kit uses a K&N filter to increase surface area and a custom billet 5-inch velocity stack to help accelerate air flow. The filter placement takes advantage of the already effective stock ram air duct. To maintain bolt-on simplicity, the intake system includes a stock size MAF housing that does not require tuning. The optional air box helps to…

GETTIN’ AIR THE OLD SAYING, “THERE’S NO REPLACEMENT FOR DISPLACEMENT” HAS BEEN LOSING relevance as forced induction technologies improve. Taking steps to get even more out of forced induction, BorgWarner expanded its product line with the Airwerks SX-E series super core assemblies. BorgWarner developed these core assemblies to create more performance options in the motorsports market, providing a broader operating range in a compact package. The S200SX-E and S300SX-E feature a forged milled compressor wheel and pre-machined speedsensor and boost port. Inducer sizes available range from 52mm to 69mm. BorgWarner Turbo Systems www.turbodriven.com

KEEP IT CLEAN BORN OUT OF PROFESSIONAL MOTORSPORTS, MOLECULE ONCE SPECIALIZED ONLY in racing suit cleaning solutions. The brand now covers a broad range of products for daily commuters, pro racing drivers and everyone in between. The Cleaner lineup fulfills the role of a heavy duty cleaner to target dirt, oils, rubber, tars, insects and more without streaking or leaving a residue. The Detailer products serve the purpose of removing lighter soils and grime while polishing and protecting surfaces. Molecule designed these products to be safely used on paints, clear plastics and decals. MSRP starts at $5.95. Molecule Motorsports 858.752.9992

ACTION! THE YOUTUBE AGE CREATED A BREEDING GROUND FOR HOMEMADE Internet stars. GoPro jumped onto this opportunity and became one of the leading names in action cameras. Now on its fourth generation of cameras, GoPro introduced its latest addition to the HERO4 series, the HERO4 Session. This new form factor claims a 50-percent smaller and 40-percent lighter package than the current HERO4 Black and Silver, capturing up to 1440p resolution video and 8-megapixel images. The Session features a waterproof design without the need for a separate housing, plus a one-button control to make the recording process easier. This makes the HERO 4…

TOYOTA ANNOUNCES S-FR CONCEPT Source : Toyota Press Site JP Tokyo, Japan, October 8, 2015 – The Toyota S-FR is a concept vehicle that continues the proud heritage of Toyota’s fun-to-drive lightweight sports cars. Pitched as an entry-level model, the new concept emphasizes responsiveness, and aims to make a whole new generation fall in love with driving. Compact and Simple The concept’s compact body is incredibly light, yet offers a smooth driving style. Not just a sports car, it pairs the simplicity of an entry-level model with an intimacy that brings human and machine closer together. Fun to Drive Benefiting…

QUICK TO ADAPT ACTIVE SUSPENSION HELPED BOLSTER THE WILLIAMS FW15C FORMULA ONE car to win the Constructor’s Championship in 1993. The concept was then banned the very next season for being an unfair advantage. While this advantageous design may not be allowed in some tiers of pro racing, the TEIN EDFC Active Pro is available for your personal street and track cars. The EDFC Active Pro turns your damping adjustable coilovers into a fully adaptive suspension based on your driving conditions. Playing on its integrated g-sensor, damping changes are made to each corner independently based on g-force loading. The included Signal Converter allows you to access your ECU’s…

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