They're all so humble too. Seriously, go to an RA event and walk up and say hi. I've attended enough championship events this year (5 to be exact) that Brenton actually walked up and introduced himself to me, simply because he had seen me around a lot. » 10/22/14 9:13am 10/22/14 9:13am

The EJ251 was the one notorious for head gaskets. The EJ257 had other issues, like the oil pickup tube fracturing, causing oil starvation. Also, as theshinobi01 said, piston ringlands can go bad on these on occasion. There is, of course, proven fixes for all of these issues. » 10/11/14 9:41am 10/11/14 9:41am

Travis Pastrana isn't doing NASCAR anymore. Hasn't all year. He is actually quite busy at the moment, doing Rally America, Global Rallycross, Red Bull Straight Rhythm (a motocross variant) and he is making another Nitro Circus movie and maintaining his new YouTube channel on the side. » 10/08/14 2:20pm 10/08/14 2:20pm

My plans involve a B15 Sentra SE-R Spec V. Undersquare (read, good torque) 2.5l 4 cylinder, close ratio 6 speed, torsion (torque sensing) LSD, and can be had for under $3000. Brand new engine from Nissan is roughly $2000. Parts are abundant and dirt cheap. » 10/05/14 9:57pm 10/05/14 9:57pm

Well, to be fair, [HOONIGAN] isn't Ken's company, it's his friend's company - Brian Scotto's, to be precise. And companies make money when they sell products. If it were you running the company, I'm pretty sure you'd jump on the chance for your clothing brand to be sold in a nationally established store that caters to… » 10/03/14 10:42am 10/03/14 10:42am

Stealerships Will Be The Death Of Themselves

I've been pursuing a certain modification to my wife's Mazdaspeed 3, namely a spin-on oil filter mod. The car came with a cartridge filter that is rather obnoxious and a pain. The Mazda3 2.0 uses a spin on filter, and the adapter from that engine literally bolts right up to the 2.3t under our hood. I've waited and… » 10/01/14 10:27am 10/01/14 10:27am