The automotive aftermarket has gone through many different phases over the years, and the latest phase has been widebody kits. Initially, they become trendy on JDM cars, but as time has gone on, widebody kits have become increasingly popular on American cars. Clinched might not be as big of a name as Liberty Walk or Rocket Bunny, but their widebody kits are pushing into the USDM market. Their Mustang kit is already pretty popular, and now theyâve set their sights on the Challenger.
Introducing HKS Intercooler Piping for FK8 Civic Type R
June 19, 2018
In the past, Hondaâs Type R vehicles came equipped with high revving naturally aspirated engines. With the new FK8 Civic Type R, however, Honda changed up their formula by adding a turbocharger to the mix. This allowed for an impressive 306 horsepower and 295 ft-lbs, more than any other Civic before it. Luckily for those Civic Type R owners who like to tinker with their cars, HKS just released their new intercooler piping which should improve airflow and ultimately increase horsepower.
Introducing Injen Evolution Intake for 2007-2018 Tundra
June 19, 2018
Although Toyota did a great job squeezing power out of the 5.7L V8 under the hood of the Tundra, they left a little bit of performance on the table. An engine is just an air pump, so if you can get more air in, you can make more power. This is the whole idea behind an aftermarket intake. The problem with many aftermarket intakes is the lack of protection from hot air inside the engine bay. Luckily, Tundra owners can rejoice, as Injen has just released their new Evolution intake for the 2007 â 2018 Tundra, which features a proper airbox to keep the hot air under the hood away from the intake.
1×1 vs 2×2: Everything You Need to Know About Carbon Fiber Weaves
June 18, 2018
In case you didnât know, carbon fiber is becoming extremely popular in the automotive world. It was once an exotic and very expensive material reserved for race cars or super high-end road cars. Manufacturing carbon fiber is relatively complex, but as methods improve and new machines are introduced to speed up the process, the price of making carbon fiber has come down significantly. With it becoming so popular, many people have questions about the different carbon fiber weaves, and if any particular weave is better than the rest. Let us explain.