Articles for the ‘Project Cars’ Category

McLaren 570S Rear Wing Project and Zito Wheels - 125 views

Published by Dan on March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Product Info, Project McLaren 570S, Tuning & Tech | No Comments »

The body style of the McLaren 570s was quite the change from the 12C and 650s giving it a more futuristic look.  I remember seeing the tour car at McLaren San Francisco when I was getting my McLaren 12C thinking, “that thing is insane!”  What I did love about the 12C was the active aero


McLaren 570s Agency Power Lowering Springs Photoshoot - 102 views

Published by Dan on January 31st, 2017 | Posted in Product Info, Project McLaren 570S | No Comments »

I am absolutely in love with McLaren cars.  It is almost the un-modifiable vehicle which can do you no wrong.  When I had the McLaren 12C, it was probably the most insane handling vehicle with its factory hydraulic suspension.  You could push and push it and the car felt as if it was on rails.


F10 M5 Makes Beautiful Turbo Noises Thanks to an Armytrix Full Exhaust – Video Inside - 214 views

Published by Justin Slawek on January 16th, 2017 | Posted in Project Cars, Tuning & Tech | No Comments »

The BMW F10 M5 is the first M designated 5 series to feature forced induction. With Strict emission laws and excessive tax for cars with high fuel consumption, large displacement engines are a thing of the past. Most manufactures are now producing turbo charged vehicles to create power rather than larger engine displacement. With this


The New Vorsteiner V-FF 107 Wheels on our Panamera Turbo - 842 views

Published by Dan on January 4th, 2017 | Posted in Product Info, Project 970TT | 2 Comments »

Since this is round 2 of owning this 2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo, I wanted to make sure we slightly changed it up and continued the Project Car progression.  When we bought the car 3+ years ago, it actually came with a set of 21 inch Vorsteiner Forged Wheels finished in brushed and clear that really fit


McLaren 570S ECU Tune and Dyno Results - 552 views

Published by Dan on December 19th, 2016 | Posted in Product Info, Project McLaren 570S | No Comments »

McLaren 570S ECU flash has been done!  So lets talk about the dyno.  First of all, is the setup.  At Vivid Racing we run a Mustang AWD dynamometer.  We have had this dyno since 2005 and routinely service it to make sure the calibrations are correct.  The Mustang dyno is also known as the heartbreaker


Porsche 981 Cayman S Project Car - 1,130 views

Published by Dan on December 12th, 2016 | Posted in Project 981 Cayman S, Project Cars | No Comments »

The Porsche Cayman is probably one of the coolest cars to come out of the Porsche engineering team.  No it does not have crazy hybrid technology or a $1 million price tag, but it has handling characteristics that are hard to replicate.  The mid engine coupe came to light from its cousin the Boxster.  What


Project McLaren 570S aka McVivid aka Panda aka Spaceship - 646 views

Published by Dan on December 7th, 2016 | Posted in Project Cars, Project McLaren 570S | No Comments »

I dont know what is more crazy… That I have been doing Project Car articles for 15 years or this is my second McLaren Project Car.  Either way this is one bad ass machine and we have some cool plans for it.  So why the McLaren 570S you ask?  Well the McLaren 12C we built


Porsche Panamera Upgraded PDK Sport Steering Wheel Installed - 699 views

Published by Dan on October 17th, 2016 | Posted in Product Info, Project 970TT | No Comments »

One of the best products I have added to many of our past Project Porsche vehicles is the upgraded Agency Power steering wheel.  These steering wheels are made by a partner in Germany who does these for many different companies worldwide.  The complete boutique, a la carte steering wheels offers the driver a more personalized


Agency Power Releases Porsche 991 Turbo Intercoolers - 475 views

Published by Dan on October 13th, 2016 | Posted in Product Info, Project 991 Turbo, Special Offers | No Comments »

Intercoolers are one of the most important parts of a turbocharger system to keep it running as efficient as possible.  On a Porsche 911, the intercoolers are essential to the vehicles performance.  As air goes through the turbocharger, it gets very hot, very fast.  With an increase in temperature, the oxygen density drops.  The intercoolers


Lamborghini LP560-4 Limited Edition Bianco Rosso Home at VR - 762 views

Published by Dan on August 9th, 2016 | Posted in Project Cars, Project LP560-4 | 1 Comment »

The Project Car blog and stories is something we started back in 2002 to share what was our first Subaru WRX.  We have evolved over the past 14 years to show off some of the most recognized vehicles in this niche tuner market.  Where we recognize the importance of our diverse demographic of customers at


Targa Trophy Euro vs JDM LA to Las Vegas Rally Recap - 1,048 views

Published by Dan on July 26th, 2016 | Posted in Project McLaren 12C, Random World | No Comments »

The Targa Trophy has become one of my new favorite events.  It brings everything about road rallies into a smaller format, takes into account poker run style challenges, and takes you on some of the coolest roads that you would never experience otherwise.  This past weekend was the Euro vs JDM Los Angeles to Las

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