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Have you watched the latest episode of MOOG's mad big-block Jimny build? You can check it out HERE where the lads fit all manner of electronics and accessories to help it off-road like a boss. However, the biggest benefit will surely come from the new BF Goodrich tyres MOOG has fitted up. While he'd previously relied on a hybrid tyre known as an "all-terrain" the new mods done to the Jimny means he'll be tackling more difficult terrain and now needs a more specialised off-road-focused source of grip. All-terrain tyres are great for cruising the suburbs and doing a bit of...

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If you've seen the LATEST EPISODE, you'll have seen Marty take a very careful route when modifying his Doritomobile. And this comes down to the car's value.  We're living in spicy times when it comes to enjoying our petrol-powered hobby, and a lot of this comes down to the oft-discussed values of our favourite nuggets. Checking the asking prices of 80s and 90s cars has been shocking for those of us old enough to remember the days of $500 E30s, $10k WRXs and R32 GT-Rs.  As values skyrocket the demands from the people paying the big buckeroonies has meant many...

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if you've seen the LATEST EPISODE on Marty's classic '82 RX-7 Mazda, you'll see the lads are jumping into swapping from a carburettor to electronic fuel-injection. Many old school car fans see EFI as some kind of overly-complex mystery, but the truth is that fuel-injection is incredibly easy to install on an old car today. I went through this job on my 1964 Pontiac, so here is what parts you'll need, and how to hook it up: First, you'll need an ECU. We use Haltechs because we have used them for years, know a bunch of tuners who can PgUp them like pros,...

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I don't think there are many people out there who don't love an FD RX-7, even if you aren't a fan of triangle motors. While the Spirit Rs, Bathurst and all manner of Series VI-VIII special editions are highly valued today, I believe the best FD Mazda ever sold was the SP. If you're not from Australia, you may not have known of the SP which was developed and sold solely by Mazda Australia as a homologation model. The sole purpose of the SP was to win the Bathurst 12-hour production car race.  This wasn't the 1000km Bathurst 1000 touring...

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If you read THIS STORY you'd know the Otto cycle rotary engine isn't solely a Mazda engine. So what is the appeal of the tiny triangle donk, and how to they work? While it was first drawn up in the late 1920s, it wasn't until the mid-1950s that Felix Wankel's rotary engine really came to be A Thing. Wankel was after a smooth-running powerplant that didn't suffer from vibrations found in piston engines of the time, and this has always been a key highlight of the rotary. While a piston engine has to transfer the up-and-down motion of the pistons...

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