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DIY: Installing Carbon Fiber Spoiler on a M3

DIY: Installing Carbon Fiber Spoiler on a M3

I thought I would write a DIY on adding a carbon fiber spoiler to my E92 M3. There are plenty of threads on the forums and some YouTube videos, but most have image links that have expired and mostly show the beginning and after with none of the trials and…
For Sale: Super Space Beetle!

For Sale: Super Space Beetle!

No words can really describe this. The dash is amazing but why? Here is the original ad in all of its weirdness. “A product of the failures of vinyl dashboards. I started with overhauling the ugly warped face and decided to simplify the shape and from there spawned an aircraft-like…
BMW Builds Their Engines in China?!?!

BMW Builds Their Engines in China?!?!

BMW builds their engines in China! WHAT? I have a really hard time watching this video. Not because it’s China specifically, but because the name BMW means Bavarian Motor Works and I’ve always thought German engineering and manufacturing are some of the best in the world. Maybe BMW should start a…
For Sale: “Do you even drift Brah?”

For Sale: “Do you even drift Brah?”

Do you even drift Brah? Want a car that makes you feel like a man (using that term loosely)? I’ve got the beast for you! This car was built for a big burley logger type to drive, talking logging boots, full beard, and your favorite set of flannels. The purple…
Car #44: The Best Mercedes is a Cheap Diesel Mercedes.

Car #44: The Best Mercedes is a Cheap Diesel Mercedes.

There is a saying that the most expensive Mercedes is a cheap Mercedes. Honestly, why shouldn’t I believe that? If Volkswagen, the least expensive car of the German bunch, can have parts that make my wallet cringe, then logically the luxury brand Mercedes must bring outright fear. But so far its been…
BMW’s bursting into flames

BMW’s bursting into flames

Reporting news isn’t our thing here, but this hit my inbox and wanted to share. ABC News Investigates: BMW mystery fires ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross conducted an in-depth investigation into BMW safety concerns and discovered dozens of incidents in which the luxury cars caught fire even though…
This Corolla has a Mullet!

This Corolla has a Mullet!

The little Corolla looks normal from the front. Sure there’s a front lip and side skirts, but its pretty clean. Then you walk around to the back and mother of god, there’s party going on! Louvers, a wing, and a bumper so large you could sit on it! I’m surprised…
For Sale: Redneck RV

For Sale: Redneck RV

It’s like those kids from the Beverly Hilbilly’s decided to build a modern car. I keep staring at the RV section wondering how its attached. The ad says that “Its solidly mounted.” Like as solid as the craftsmanship the built it? Once you get past the part where he grafted…
For Sale: V8 E30 Station Wagon

For Sale: V8 E30 Station Wagon

This is your shag’n wagon. Classy on the outside, clean on the inside, and dirty under the hood. They’re asking $22k, but it’s got an LS3 under the hood. Fitting the motor and exhaust isn’t easy in an e30. At least the longer wheelbase might make it somewhat drivable. The…
For Sale: Overlander From Hell!

For Sale: Overlander From Hell!

Calling this truck an overlander is a bit of stretch. It’s more of a storage unit on wheels. So naturally you would think a moving truck would be a good start. Nope. Too easy! This is a Ford F350. Can you pull a car and 30ft sailboat with your moving…
For Sale: V8 Mini Cooper!

For Sale: V8 Mini Cooper!

I have a personal thing for this little shitbox. I’ve been talking about throwing a V8 in a Mini for years. I even measured one a ways back and confirmed it would fit perfectly. Sure enough, here’s one for sale exactly like Ive been talking about for years. I would…
Hilux Expedition V1: The Ultimate Camper Truck

Hilux Expedition V1: The Ultimate Camper Truck

I love expedition vehicles. I don’t really care about a house. I love cars. Unless the house is strapped to the back of a truck! So when I’m bored I spend my time digging through the Expedition Portal or searching for 4×4 Fuso’s like Earthcruiser uses for their vehicles. Then…
Lancia 037 Replica For Sale

Lancia 037 Replica For Sale

If you look in just the right light, and squint just a little bit, you’ll see a Lancia 037! Unfortunately its not a real one and is a Lancia 037 replica. Underneath is a Toyota MR2 which seams like a really good choice for a Lancia 037 creation but like…
Mid Engine VW Rabbit Cabriolet

Mid Engine VW Rabbit Cabriolet

Someone buy this so I can drive it! I know its just a Fiero with  V6 swap rebodied as a VW but I kind of like it. Maybe not that huge wing but the whole thing is proper Lemons style and I bet really fun to drive. So go buy…
For Sale: Yellowstone Snow Cat Van

For Sale: Yellowstone Snow Cat Van

I’ve always wanted a snow cat van. Now I just hope someone buys this and takes me skiing! I’m not entirely clear on how it works. There is a traditional steering wheel and it looks like it turns the front skis. I always assumed my snow cat van would have…
Drift vs. Track Mode on the Focus RS

Drift vs. Track Mode on the Focus RS

 I’ve been waiting for this video since I first tried out the Ford Focus RS for Road & Track last winter. We spent an afternoon at a moto GP circuit in Valencia and the drift mode felt good but not all that different at high speed on a racetrack. But…
Helmet skirt and intercom kit DIY installation

Helmet skirt and intercom kit DIY installation

Due to the low availability of my new helmet, I was not able to wait to get it wired professionally before heading out to California ahead of the Baja 1000. At the same time, I needed to install a helmet skirt to keep the elements out. This article covers the…
Lotus Exige Sport 380

Lotus Exige Sport 380

The Lotus Exige is one of the coolest, most unique sports cars on the market. Things have changed since it was first introduced in 2000, and companies like Alfa Romeo launched direct competitors, but the Lotus Exige continues to evolve. The latest is the Sport 380 which runs from 0-60mph in…
This Offroad 2002 is the original BMW X2!

This Offroad 2002 is the original BMW X2!

  This video could be a lot better but its all we have. It’s really just a slide show of Sin City’s offroad 2002 during the build process, but it’s pretty cool. For example did you know this 2002 is actually a BMW 325ix? Check out the video. They cut the roof…
New Seat From Racetech – RT4119W

New Seat From Racetech – RT4119W

I love when good companies release new products. Racetech makes incredible seats with a bunch of cool features. Seat that bolt to the cage, airflow channels through the back that you can pump cold air into, and ergonomically shaped memory foam seat cushions. There next innovation actually removes a feature…
For Sale: Two Forwards, No Reverse

For Sale: Two Forwards, No Reverse

Two forwards no reverse! You simply get out and jump in the other seat. Which of course is facing its own way with its own separate set of steering and pedals connected to a separate engine! The guy took two Yugo’s and welded them together. Well technically the guy bought…
For Sale: Nissan March Super Turbo Hotness!

For Sale: Nissan March Super Turbo Hotness!

Someone buy this! It’s so awesome. It has a tiny little engine but its both super charged and turbo charged. It only makes 110hp but also weighs less than 2000 lbs and he wants $8,500 for it! What is it? It’s a NISSAN MARCH SUPER TURBO! Rather than try to explain…
For Sale: Off Road Mini Cooper!

For Sale: Off Road Mini Cooper!

I’m not sure entirely why I like this build but it certainly is interesting. Maybe not for $6500, but it looks like a lot of fun! It’s a 2008 Mini Cooper fitted to a Suzuki Samurai frame. It’s titled, passed smog, and is ready to rock. Minus the fuel gauge…
Incredible RWB Video

Incredible RWB Video

I’m still not sure how I feel about the bolt on fender revolution but I do like the RWB Porsches and love this RWB video. I love even more that the the RWB Porsches are hand built by one guy with basic hand tools for fitting the body parts. Akira…
Audi Widebody Racecar For Sale

Audi Widebody Racecar For Sale

Wide bodied German race cars are rare. Wide bodies Audi 4000 Quattro’s? Very rare and very cool. This one raced back in the day and now is for sale! We should point out that a friend is selling this car. We haven’t seen it. We know nothing about it other than…
DIY: Porsche 911 Cup Holder Repair (997)

DIY: Porsche 911 Cup Holder Repair (997)

The Porsche 911 sold from 2004 to 2012(997) is a great car, but the cupholders suck and constantly stop working. Generally they fail to open when you push the button. Sometimes they fail to close. The good news is that it’s an easy fix. The problem lies in this little…
How Ford Built The Focus RX

How Ford Built The Focus RX

Racecars are amazing vehicles but we usually only see the finished product and rarely get a look behind the scenes at how they are built. This video series by Ford Performance changes that with an in depth look at the Ford Focus RX thats driven by Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud…
DIY Baja – The Return of the Pig!

DIY Baja – The Return of the Pig!

Six years ago I built a BMW for the Baja 1000 in just 14 days. We knew the car wouldn’t survive the full 1000 miles but Miller Welders dared me to even make the starting line. Even one mile in the race would be a huge success. We succeeded and…
[BROKAGAIN] – Stop Fast, Turn Fast, Go Fast

[BROKAGAIN] – Stop Fast, Turn Fast, Go Fast

With the rust (see also: lack of talent) shaken off, and a couple events under my belt for this season I’m looking ahead to a planned track-day on May 27th at Autobahn Country Club. Huzzah! I wanted to also start exploring more types of events like road rallies, lapping days,…
[BROKAGAIN] Season 2

[BROKAGAIN] Season 2

…and we’re back. It’s only been about 3 months since I gave a recap of Season 1, but race season is in full swing and it’s time for a Brokagain update. While I’m writing this it is May 6th, and I have finished the first event of the season for…
Racetech Supplies Aston, McLaren, and Porsche for 2016

Racetech Supplies Aston, McLaren, and Porsche for 2016

Some sponsorships are worth paying attention to. Most teams and drivers won’t sacrifice safety for a few parts and some cash. Most teams generally buy the best safety gear they can find. When they partner with those safety suppliers its worth taking note. Just recently, Racetech won deals to supply…
Clean Up Your Racecar: Door Pulls

Clean Up Your Racecar: Door Pulls

    Clean Up Your Racecar is a little series on random stuff that won’t make you faster but will make your racecar more comfortable, easier to use, or look more like a pro built car. Today we look at  door pulls” and how you close your door when you’ve…
Super Chicken to Challenge all at Mt Washington 2017

Super Chicken to Challenge all at Mt Washington 2017

https://moveyourmountain.org/4029 Ever wish you could give the grassroots underdog an edge over the professional racers? Here’s your chance. Paul Tingaud is regular competitor with the New England Hillclimb Association, and is looking to take down the factory backed rally teams (David Higgins, Travis Pastrana, etc.) at the 2017 Mt Washington…

For Sale: Turbo Toyota Prerunner Truck

I randomly found this on Craigs List so Im not saying this is a good truck or a good price, but it is kind of cool. Turbo charged, King shocks, and a wide body kit. All for $5k!  I’m not sure how reliable this turbo setup is, but Toyota motors…
Circle Bridge Why?

Circle Bridge Why?

The internet says this bridge in Garzón, Uruguay was designed renowned Uruguayan architect Rafael Viñoly to reduced speeds. This is pretty smart as most bridges aren’t set up for traffic stops or speed cameras making them a free zone for acceleration tests. Ever heard of Magnus Walker and his 6th street LA bridge?…
COOLEST POLICE CAR EVER!

COOLEST POLICE CAR EVER!

This is a Renault Sport RS 01 that’s been converted to the coolest police car ever! Its not just a show vehicle but is fully a full equiped highway patrol car. But the RS 01 Interceptor does look like a publicity stunt which is unfortunate. It would be wild to see this…