It's that time of the month! Every issue (for who knows how many years...) we've compiled our favorite project cars built and driven by you! We'd like to give this month's selection plenty of props for all your hard work. You guys rock and keep the submissions coming!
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Ride 1969 Datsun 510
Location Boyle Heights, CA
Mods Done 13B rotary conversion; Racing Beat header and intake; EFI Hardware ITBs; LS1 coils; Haltech E6X; Exedy clutch; Rotary Shack short shifter; RX-7 rear-end and rear brakes; Moser axles; 280ZX front brakes and struts; Ground Control coilovers; stainless brake lines; Epsilon wheels
Why We Like It Not just a dope lookin' wagon but it rocks a rotary conversion, too! Pinch us now 'cause we must be dreaming...
Ride 2003 Nissan Maxima
Location Rochester, MN
Mods Done GT35R turbo conversion; TiAL 38mm wastegate; HKS blow-off valve; custom Cattman turbo manifold; front-mount intercooler; 570cc OE GT-R injectors; AEM fuel/ignition controller
Why We Like It Who would expect this unsuspecting Maxima to have 412whp and 380 lb-ft of torque?!
Ride 2013 Scion FR-S
Location Chino, CA
Mods Done Raceseng Revo lightweight pulleys; Injen intake; Invidia N1 exhaust; Swift Sport springs; 18x10" Yoshihara Design DY-12C wheels; Black Beat Motor 5 body kit; Godspeed front and rear sway bars
Why We Like It Excellent photos from Mr. Chien. Not a whole lot done to the car, but it's a great start and we're diggin' the overall style so far.
Ride 2010 Mazdaspeed3
Location Woodbridge, VA
Mods Done .020" overbore cylinders; Wiseco 10.5:1 pistons; Eagle rods; Sure balance shaft delete and rear motor mount; ARP head and main studs; Autotech fuel pump upgrade; 3.5" intake; CPE ExcelXL turbo inlet; Garrett GTX3076 turbo; Raceroots manifold and downpipe; TiAL wastegate; Treadstone TR8 intercooler; Aquamist methanol injection; Corksport tranny mount; Cobb Accessport; ACT clutch and flywheel; 18x9.5" Wedsport SA-15R wheels; Nitto tires; D2 RS coilovers; Nextmod MZ's side skirts and rear apron
Why We Like It Mike's been working on his Mazdaspeed3 since '11 with no stop in sight. All black and boosted, the engine is built by Speed Perf6rmanc3 and makes 451whp and 500 lb-ft of torque!
Ride 2008 Nissan 350Z
Location Portland, OR
Mods Done Invidia test pipes; GReddy exhaust; Nismo dual intake; Seibon carbon-fiber engine cover; Mishimoto radiator, silicone hoses, slim fans and radiator cap; BC Racing coilovers; Cusco front strut bar; SPC camber kit; 19x9.5/10.5" Volk Racing TE37 wheels; Chargespeed carbon-fiber lip kit; Sparco R505 seats and steering wheel; Works Bell quick-release hub; Kenwood head unit
Why We Like It Cruising the mean streets of Portland on a daily basis, Louis has built himself a sweet ride using high quality parts. It's not stanced, it's not over-the-top, it's just right!