Every time we put out a Honda-themed issue, it's a special and joyous occasion for us, quite honestly because we, the staff, are born and raised Honda enthusiasts. Although a couple of us have graduated on to other tastes, we know that our hearts and roots lie deep in a brand that pretty much plays the same type of role for a lot of you readers out there (the Honda haters, we know you're going to have nothing but sweet things to say about this).
This month, we've compiled a short team out of a very long list but distinguished of hot Hondas; some I feel that best represent the scene as it's become over the past couple of years. Our two cover cars came in miraculously at the last minute, each representing the B and K-series camps; you'll find that the two engines should never be competing against each other but rather showing you why each works best for its particular setup - you can apply those methods to your car building style. You'll see first hand the awesomeness that is Honda's new Super GT dynamo: the HSV-010, a car you no doubt have seen on some form on the Internet and have probably popped boner jams to. Need tech? Sean is going to enlighten you on how to equip your car with a custom mounted STACK tach; we also have a jam packed cam test for those of you still in the D-series squad (we haven't forgotten about you). Oh yeah, remember Bisimoto's 700+whp powered Civic Wagovan? We've covered it since the beginning and the car's making its final appearance here, right after doing what Bisi said he would be doing: making big f'ing power. And how many of you have seen a RWD Prelude before? Keep on reading...
I'm also very proud to announce the return of our Honda FF Battle, which is set to kick off this July 31 at the Auto Club Speedway in the sweaty, beautiful and sometimes foul smelling city of Fontana, CA. Just like our first event last year, we're gathering the best street-tuned Hondas the scene has to offer and will be putting them up in a competition to see if all those pretty parts work as well as they're supposed to, as each car will be put through a dyno test, road race and showoff to see who comes out on top. No time attack-prepped racers and no B-versus-K this time; we really want to emphasize street built (as in cars you and your friends are likely to build yourselves or see at local car meets) and we'll be using General Tires again as a main sponsor to see how their latest street treads fair on the track. We're also hosting a mega car meet, which is free to attend for anyone who wants to come soak in the sun and hang out with a bunch of nutty Honda enthusiasts - all you have to do is get your ass out to the track and meet us there. Come see the cars run on the dyno and the track and most of all, have fun. We're currently picking cars as of press time, but we really want you to be there to see the magic happen. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter updates for more details as they come.
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