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Eleven years ago, Ryan Hoegner from Eibach Springs and Matt “Rodrez” Rodriguez from Schiefer Media started the first Eibach meet in Corona, CA. Little did they know what this meet would one day blossom into. It started with roughly 50 cars. Now, you would be lucky if you could show your car at the event. This event attracts thousands of people of all ages with a common passion: Hondas. Since the meet has grown exponentially in size, the meet moved to Storm Stadium in Lake Elsinore, CA which is capable of holding the sea of attendees. This year’s event attracted…

May 9, 2015 – Over a thousand people gathered to attend the Extreme Dimensions 9th Annual Charity Car Show in Fullerton, CA. It was a perfect day to be outdoors and the caliber of cars that were on display didn’t disappoint. The event consisted of live music, gourmet food trucks, raffle giveaways, vendors, as well as trophies. Extreme Dimensions were also giving a massive 30% off body kits. All of the proceeds from the raffle were donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) in Long Beach, CA. The line at the front gate seemed never ending, but for those…

There are few (if any) naturally-aspirated vehicles on the road that wouldn’t benefit from forced induction for increased output. This is particularly true of vehicles with plenty of potential right from the factory. With neutral and predictable handling, a low center of gravity that rivals all but the most exotic of road cars, a curb weight around 2,700 pounds and a sticker price in the $25,000 range, the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ seemed to have the makings for an incredibly fun and nimble sport-compact coupe the market has desperately desired. However, the 200 horsepower FA20 Boxer engine that adds…

Picture a warm, spring Sunday and fill it with racing, a car show, vendors, a swap meet and food trucks. Add to this mix a group of gorgeous models and over 2,500 spectators and you’ve just imagined the spectacle that was the 2015 BorgWarner/IDRC West Coast Nationals presented by AEM Induction. Lines started forming before 8am on April 12, 2015, as the masses returned to Fontana. This event kicked off the season with a packed house at Auto Club Dragway in Fontana, California, filling the pit area all the way down the 1320.

ONE MAN TEAM WHAT’S BETTER THAN A SELFIE? WELL, A VIDEO OF YOU RACING around the track in your own car. SOLOSHOT now offers its SOLOSHOT2 device that allows anyone to film themselves from up to 2,000 feet away without relying on a second person. SOLOSHOT2 puts the driver in control. By simply attaching any camera to the base, and pairing the base to the tag, SOLOSHOT2 will automatically pan & tilt the camera to keep you in the shot. You can even combine multiple Bases and Multiple Tags to film events! The kit includes a base, tag, armband and clip, USB charging cable and tripod tool.…

OLD SCHOOL MESH WHILE A MEDIOCRE WHEEL MIGHT PROVIDE FUNCTION OR FORM, a quality wheel will always deliver both strength and aesthetics. Taking inspiration from the popular classic Chevlon Racing Mesh, Weds now offers its Super Star Leon Hardiritt Gemut wheel. This seven cross-mesh wheel features three-piece modular construction and is custom built to order. Details include close-gap bolts, radius disk flange and a countersunk lug area. Available in a black clear-brushed finish in sizes ranging from 16- to 21-inches. Custom colors available. Made in Japan. MSRP starts at $600.00 per wheel. Weds Wheels North America 310.787.9720

AIRED UP WHETHER IT’S FOR TREAD LIFE, TRACTION OR MILES PER GALLON, dialing in the proper tire pressure will ensure maximum performance. Although pen tire gauges are convenient, they don’t offer the accuracy and reliability of high performance instrumentation. For any enthusiast, Auto Meter now offers its 100 psi Tire Pressure Gauge. This high precision, professional tire pressure gauge offers a large 2.25-inch dial face with bold race-inspired artwork. The design incorporates major and minor tick marks every 2.5-psi to make it easy to read in any situation. Comes complete with a 10.5-inch braided stainless line, a ruggedized, shock dampening, easy-grip housing and a thumb-operated pressure bleed for…

ALWAYS IN TIME DON’T LEAVE IT UP TO GUESSWORK TO DETERMINE where the crankshaft is in its rotation, and how much the belt has deflected. To take the guesswork out of this critical data, Rywire/Felix Medina Racing released its Honda B-Series Cam/Crank trigger kit. Rywire recommends this kit for any engine revving over 8,000 RPM with a standalone engine management system. The Hall sensors allow for a perfectly accurate Sync/Ref signal to the ECU. This kit includes a Golden Eagle cam gear (magnet installed), hall e ect cam and crank sensor, brackets and necessary connectors. This kit is compatible with AEM, Haltech, MoTeC, Syvecs, or any…

DAY PACK FINDING THE RIGHT BACKPACK IS A TOUGH FEAT FOR MOST CONSUMERS, especially those who necessitate specific pockets, straps and compartments. For photographers who need a lightweight active pack, Incase now offers its Ken Block Pro Pack (p/n CL58093). This bag is made of 1680D ballistic nylon and 600D poly non-PVC. This backpack features an integrated action camera mount on the left strap designed for GoPro cameras, adjustable sternum strap for stability, and adjustable tripod carry straps with bungee cord. Storage features include large volume main compartment; right side pocket with easy direct main compartment access; left side pocket with inside slip pocket organizer; and interior lined…

STAY SAFE ROLLING WITH THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC CAN LEAD ANYONE ASTRAY TO HOW FAST they’re really going. For those who don’t want to be caught off-guard, Escort now offers its all-new PASSPORT radar detector with a SuperWide Ka-band and “instant-on” protection. This unit features a multi-color OLED display with brilliant new graphics and intuitive icons that identify the type of threat at a glance. In addition, user-selectable backlit colors allow the user to choose a color that matches the vehicle’s interior gauges. The ESCORT Live app expands user protection by providing instant alerts for active police and real-time speed traps reported by other drivers in…

Boxer Boost WHILE MANY ENTHUSIASTS LOVE THE FR-S/BRZ FOR ITS LOOKS AND CHASSIS, its lack of power leaves most enthusiasts longing for more. Although some companies already offer forced induction solutions for the FA20 engine, few have taken the staged approach to its power level offerings. Developed by Cosworth’s expert engineering team, the Stage 2.0 Cosworth FA20 Power Package (p/n 20046685 (LHD) and 20046679 (RHD)) is a fully validated system that combines intake manifold, intercooler and positive displacement supercharger. According to Cosworth, this Stage 2.0 kit delivers an increase of up to 80bhp. The calibration kit is sold separately. MSRP is $6,495.00. Cosworth, LLC. 310.534.1390

POCKET TUNE EVEN IF HARD PARTS ARE AVAILABLE, A LACK OF TUNING SOLUTIONS CAN TURN any capable platform into one that never becomes popular. Fortunately, COBB Tuning now offers its Accessport V3 for the 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost. This flash tuner allows users to flash maps easily via the OBD2 port and can deliver immediate power gains and increased gas mileage through a simple tune. With COBB exclusive features such as Flat Foot Shifting and on the fly 5-way Map Switching, the Accessport enables the driver to go from economy to maximum performance with the push of a button. Accesstuner custom tuning so ware is available…

ECOBOOST SLUGS UNDER INCREASED BOOST AND CYLINDER PRESSURES, EVEN THE SLIGHTEST CYLINDER LEAN condition can cause a melted hole in any factory piston. To help alleviate this stress, MAHLE developed its PowerPak Plus pistons for the Ford EcoBoost 2.0-liter. These pistons are machined from MAHLE M142 alloy, slipper skirt forgings and feature 3D-shaped crowns specific to the needs of EcoBoost combustion chambers. The pistons first undergo a triple-coating with a phosphate dry film to protect the pin bores from galling followed by application of MAHLE’s proprietary anti-friction Grafal® which is applied to the skirts. To withstand the higher cylinder temperatures and pressures associated with boosted, direct injection…

Founded in 2002 by Geoff Raicer, Full-Race Motorsports set out to engineer and manufacture top-of-the-line turbo systems and supporting hardware for 4-cylinder and 6-cylinder engines. Since its inception, Full-Race’s new-school approach to engineering, fabrication and grassroots marketing has set the bar for turbocharger exhaust manifolds and state-of-the- art turbo kits. They have worked with a variety of organizations including professional teams and manufacturers such as Sierra Sierra/Cosworth, T1 Race Development and even OE Manufacturers like BorgWarner, Honda of America, Toyota NA, Ford Motor Company and more. Today, Full-Race is driven by a passionate, innovative and motivated group of enthusiasts who…

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