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If you've seen the LATEST EPISODE (CLICK HERE) you'll have seen Marty brought back one of his most-beloved little nuggets for another round of work. However, while the honkiest of tonks has been tucked away safely in dry, indoor storage, that doesn't mean it hasn't needed a fair bit of work to bring it back to a useable condition. Whether you drive your car almost every day, or leave it sitting in the garage for long periods of time there are plenty of parts which will slowly deteriorate no matter how often, or how little, you use it. Marty has...

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 If you've seen the latest episode, where the 180SX hits the Haltech dyno (CLICK HERE) then you will have heard Tuning Fork talk about why peak power isn't as important as having a good amount of llamathrusts "under the curve". We don't want to harsh anyone's vibe, so here is your MAHOOSIVE SPOILER ALERT!!11onejuan When it comes to race cars, peak power is very important. If you're new to dyno-babble, "peak power" is the maximum power a car can produce at or near the top of the rev-range in a gear.  However, street cars don't actually spend much time at that magical point; you're more...

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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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