Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25

Here in Massachusetts it’s been snowing quite a bit for the last few days. In fact, we’re supposed to get another 8 inches tonight. I finally got to drive my car in some heavy snow this year while out running some errands this morning. At one point, I found myself driving through part of an […]

Motor Trend Long Term Update 4: 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

“Holy tire noise, Batman!” says associate Web producer Scott Evans. “I took the STI on a road trip up to Northern California, and the tire roar on the highway was excessive, to say the least.” Indeed, upon Evans’ return to Southern Cal, we inspected the tires and noticed that, after over 17,000 miles of use, […]

Kumho Ecsta V710

Today I’m going to be writing about the Kumho Ecsta V710‘s. The Kumho Ecsta V710 is an excellent race compound tire, known most prominently in the autocross world. Last year I took the plunge myself, and finally picked up a set. Let me start by saying that these tires aren’t for the feint at heart. […]

Whiteline Rear Strut Brace for the GD STi

Often times enthusiasts will purchase suspension parts for their cars, without thinking of the attached strings, such as added noise, vibration, and harshness. Or for some, they knew there will be added NVH once the part is installed, but the handling benefits outweigh the comfort factors. I happen to fall into this 2nd category myself, […]

PDE Camber Plates – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

For the past 2 years I’ve been running RaceComp Engineering Tarmac 2 coilovers. I’ve been using Cusco camber plates out back, paired up with a set of PDE camber plates up front. The PDE plates are an absolutely excellent product. Their build quality is incredible, and they fit perfect. Their unique design sets them apart […]