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TRA-Kyoto’s Kei Miura has been busy at his workshop. After announcing the new Pandem series aero kits in October and showcasing several of the new kits at the 2015 SEMA Show, Miura released images of his latest creation on the company’s Facebook site on February 8. A new Rocket Bunny kit for the Honda EG Civic.  Although no text was included other than “coming soon” and some shots of an EG Civic hatch with Miura’s signature styling. Hopefully though the kit won’t cost more than the car.

HOLD ON TIGHT ENGINE INTERNALS TAKE A LOT OF ABUSE IN THE FORM OF HEAT, VIBRATION and friction. Keeping the engine internals together under these conditions requires strong fasteners. With intentions set on ensuring high strength and durability, Automotive Racing Products (ARP) now offers its ARP2000 Connecting Rod Bolt Kit for Subaru 2.0L (FA20) DOHC 4-cylinder applications. The cap screw style rod bolts are rated at 220,000 PSI tensile strength and can be reused, unlike OEM Torque to Yield rod bolts that require replacement after each use. Automotive Racing Products 800.826.3045

PACKIN’ GEAR GOPRO IS THE GO-TO STANDARD FOR COMPACT, ACTION CAMERAS. FOR THOSE that carry numerous GoPro cameras in order to capture footage from every angle, Incase offers its Kelly Slater Pro Pack. The Pro Pack contains a large volume main compartment with customizable divider to house multiple GoPro cameras and accessories. An integrated mount on the left strap allows the wearer to attach a camera and continue recording, hands-free. The included Tensaerlite Canister fits two more cameras for extra protection. For extreme weather conditions, a removable rainfly stores in its own pocket at the bottom, ready to quickly cover…

PUNCH OUT THE BOXER AS THE SAYING GOES, THERE IS NO REPLACEMENT FOR DISPLACEMENT AND L.A. Sleeve has made it easier for Subaru owners to up the displacement of their EJ25 engines with its Big Bore Sleeve Kit. L.A. Sleeve’s kit is made from proprietary Moly2000 centrifugally spun cast ductile iron, a hardened material that can be bored out to a bore larger than the factory 99.5mm piston size. According to L.A. Sleeve, the increase in bore size can efictively increase the displacement of the EJ25 to 2.8-liters. In addition to the increase in engine size, the sleeve kit offers…

Infiniti announces new 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine – the most advanced V6 ever offered by Infiniti • New VR-series engine becomes the lightest, most powerful, cleanest and most fuel-efficient V6 engine that Infiniti has ever offered • Two power outputs available: 400 or 300 horsepower • Series of technical innovations enhance drivability and performance • Compact layout features new integrated exhaust manifold • The 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine family will first be available in the 2016 Infiniti Q50 sports sedan NASHVILLE (Dec. 15, 2015) – Infiniti’s new compact, lightweight 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine is the most advanced V6 engine that…

Toyota S-FR Becomes a Lean, Mean Racing Machine for Tokyo Auto Salon 2016 Text and Photos from Toyota With its sporty yet simple design, the Toyota S-FR turned heads when it made its global premiere at the Tokyo Motor Show in October. Now, Toyota GAZOO Racing plans to reimagine the concept as a track-ready race car at Tokyo Auto Salon 2016, a customized-car exhibition running from January 15 through 17. With wide flared fenders, eye-catching hood vents, and use of carbon fiber reinforced plastic canards and front/rear spoilers, this concept represents Toyota’s vision of the S-FR as a performance vehicle…

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…

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