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Seeing your project car gleaming with brand new, fresh paint is one of the best times in our car enthusiast life. MOOG knows this all too well with the crisp white paint now resplendent on his 180SX project, as you can see in THIS EPISODE.   Getting the car painted is just the start of a new phase of the project, as we then have to put the car back together. It is an exciting time and it is important to take a little bit of a breather to calm down as you can reassembling the car and end up...

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If you've watched the new build series on the MCM 180SX (see Episode One HERE and Episode Two HERE) you may be wondering why the lads are treading a milder, more carefully curated path with the museum piece 180SX instead of going hog-wild and building something out of Need For Speed... Well, trends in modifying cars ebb and flow through time, and we're seeing a big turn occur. As the values for some of our favourite 90s Japanese and European cars explode, people are less likely to cut them up and build wild engine-swapped, impractical monsters out of them.  As these cars are aging,...

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Cars today have never been faster but also friendlier to drive around town. Technology plays a huge part in this, as manufacturers try to squeeze more power, better driving dynamics, and friendlier tailpipe emissions out of their vehicles, and a big piece of this has been the uptake in the move from port fuel-injection to direct-injection. Both Marty's GR Yaris (CLICK HERE) and MOOG's Mk8 Golf R (CLICK HERE) feature direct-injection (DI) engines, though there are some key differences in how they apply the technology. At its heart, direct-injection (DI) is simple: fuel injectors are moved from above the intake...

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There is no such thing as one "car enthusiast". We all like different sorts of cars, modified or stock, exotic or nugget, new or old, race or street. But we also work on cars and drive them for different reasons. In our younger days we often buy cheaper daily drivers that need constant work to be reliable, and to reflect our own personal tastes. As we get older and the daily drivers get nicer (like MOOG's new daily, SEEN HERE), many of us find we're still modifying them to suit our tastes but no matter what type of cars we find...

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In case you haven't seen THE LATEST EPISODE (CLICK HERE) MOOG has gone mad and started modifying a brand new car he literally took straight from the dealership into Super Garage. But why is he now doing a Mk8 after having such an absolute cracker of a Mk7 Golf R? The new model Golf R is just a tickle and fiddle of the award-winning late-model hot hatch recipe at first glance... well, if you aren’t a Das Auto nerd like MOOG (see his videos on the Mk8 Golf R HERE and also HERE). However, the turbo all-wheel-drive (AWD) pocket rocket...

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