935 WHP Nissan 240SX

Nissan’s various 240SX platforms are beloved in the drifting community and the import performance crowd at large. The front-engine, rear-wheel-driven coupes enjoyed a renaissance when drifting found its way to American shores and into the minds of the masses. Sadly, however, American drifters would have to find inventive ways to […]

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1,483 WHP Toyota Supra

In the early days of the import performance tuning scene, the MKIV Supra stood out as a giant among men with its potent twin-turbocharged straight-six engine displacing more than twice the size of many of the popular platforms of the day. Because of its relatively high power ratings off the […]

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1,500+ WHP Toyota Supra

“2JZ, No Sh*t” was once said in the movie Fast and Furious about a 10-second Supra. While the fourth-generation Supra was still in the midst of production during the filming of this movie, the writers were able to realize the potential that lies within the engine compartment of this Japanese […]

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702 WHP Toyota Supra

“She needed me and I needed her – straight up love story,” said Moe Ibrahim, owner of the only Toyota Supra left on a used car dealer’s lot with no attention and no interest. The girl that worked at the school’s cafeteria didn’t have a chance with the cool kids. […]

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Rad Dan’s 1,017 WHP Toyota Supra

How far are you willing to go to do what you love? For some, hard work pays off; for others, luck can be their best friend; and for people like Dan Burkett, giving it everything they have is the only way to live their dreams. Since the age of 14, […]

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609 WHP Toyota Supra

What is it like to start from the bottom? Unlike Drake, starting from the bottom doesn’t always equate to going from poor to rich. In the automotive world, you always get to choose the platform you want to build. The model, condition, and end-goal set the floor for the entire […]

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Grannas Racing’s 2,100 WHP Toyota Supra

There are levels to this game! Most people start car projects because they finally bought their favorite cars, others just want to wrench on their vehicles, but the elite ones get into it to be the best. Joel Grannas of Grannas Racing bought this Supra for one reason and one […]

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Engine Tech | Material Hardness Testing

It’s a little-known fact that the “end bug” at the end of every story ever written in DSPORT is the tip of a hardness tester. Specifically, the shape follows the indenter used for Rockwell C testing. We came up with the name Hard Media to describe the audience and goal […]

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2JZ-GTE Powered Nissan 240SX

The Fast and the Furious franchise has served the United States well over the years. Aside from learning that Vin Diesel’s voice can continue to get deeper each movie, it also put Japanese cars on the map as some of the toughest contenders in the performance world. Before Americans started […]

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1150 WHP 2JZ Powered Honda S2000

Don’t judge a book by its cover. When you see a big V8 engine rolling next to a humble, compact car at the start line, you automatically declare the winner in your head; however, the dragstrip knows no remorse. When it comes to racing, the factory advertisement means nothing. In […]

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Taniguchi’s 700 HP 2JZ Swapped GT86

If you haven’t heard of HKS, Daigo Saito and Nobuteru “NOB” Taniguchi, then you must be very new to the import performance scene. HKS has been Japan’s premiere full-line performance parts manufacturer since the 1970s. Today, HKS has reestablished a US presence and we expect big things in the coming […]

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Big Boost Supra Making Over 1,500 WHP

Producing big horsepower at higher elevations may seem like magic, but it’s actually a matter of making best use of the amount of oxygen that is available. Since the oxygen density is reduced at elevation, improvements and adjustments must be made in order for significant horsepower to be produced reliably. […]

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Fredric Aasbo’s 661 HP 2JZ Powered GT86

SEEKING ADVENTURE AND TRAILBLAZING INTO the unknown is embedded in Norwegian DNA. The Vikings of yore had no problem sailing uncharted territory. Perhaps this explains Fredric “The Norwegian Hammer” Aasbo’s interest in the new Toyota GT86 (sister platform to the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ). While the GT86, Scion FR-S […]

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1,168WHP Supra | Big Boost High-Powered Street Car

Die-hard fanatics boast the strongest faith and resolve when it comes to being loyal, for better or for worse. That is, of course, until that subject of loyalty gets crushed by a mind-blowing revelation. This happens with regularity when hardcore domestic fans get beaten by imports with smaller displacement, turbocharged […]

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