You've poured your blood, sweat, and tears into building the ride of your dreams. And now the time has finally come to show your fellow Turbo magazine readers how you spent those long hours of wrenching in the garage or perhaps fine-tuning your engine on the dyno. Think you got what it takes to grace the pages of our Performance Showcase section? Be sure to submit your best quality photos (300dpi minimum) and a list of mods you've put into your ride. Send those photos to email@example.com along with Readers' Rides in the subject line.
Owner: Robert O'Brien
Ride: '03 Nissan 350Z Twin Turbo
Mods: Jim Wolf Technology 700BB twin-turbo system, Swain Tech BBE-coated front-mount intercooler, HKS SSQV, AutoTechnic carbon-fiber shroud, JWT Pop Charger with heat shield, ARC V2 oil catch can, Koyo oversized radiator, Samco blue hoses, Cosworth intake manifold (polished), UR underdrive crank pulley with Gates Belts, DeatschWerks 600cc injectors, NGK iridium IX one-step colder spark plugs, Braille 15-pound carbon-fiber battery with Braille battery mount, carbon-fiber battery and brake fluid covers, Stillen oil cooler with thermostat, Walbro 255lph fuel pump, APS 2.5-inch test pipes, Stillen TD cat-back ZR single tips, TurboXS UTEC, TurboXS Tuner wideband with Bosch O2 sensor, TurboXS DTEC map sensor, Perrin boost solenoid, ARC oil cap, ARC radiator cap, TEIN hood dampers, Project Kics magnetic oil plug, JWT clutch, JWT flywheel, AP stainless steel clutch line, Aerosync carbon-fiber strut tower brace, GTSPEC fender braces, GTSPEC four-point mid chassis reinforcement brace, GTSPEC Rear Tie Braces, GTSPEC rear lateral arm, Hotchkis Stage 1 TVS kit (lowering springs, adjustable sway bars, bushings, and brackets), StopTech big brake kit (front: 14-inch four-pot silver caliper; rear: 13-inch two-pot silver caliper), slotted zinc coated with black hat rotors, Work Meister S1 three-piece 19x9.5 (front), 19x11(rear), Yokohama Advan Sport 255/35-19 (front), 285/35-19(rear), Ichiba Spacers: 5mm (front), Project Kics R40 racing lugs with locks, Intense Power front lip, Stillen street scene grille (painted flat black), JDM Nissan smoked markers, Nismo horns, 6000k D2R bulbs, AUT carbon-fiber Z emblem filler, 15 percent tint, Varis carbon-fiber B-pillars, Perrin Shorty antenna, removed rear wiper, JDM Fairlady Z emblem, rearview radar detector mount, Bel RX65 laser/radar detector, dual pod A-pillar, Defi-Link control unit, Defi-Link 60mm BF Series gauges (Imperial units and white), boost gauge, fuel pressure gauge, Defi-Link display, Defi-Link oil temperature sensor, Defi-Link water temperature sensor, Defi-Link indicator II, Nismo Ti shift knob, TurboXS UTEC map switch, Clifford Matrix 12.5X, Pioneer AVIC-D3X DVD/Navigation with Bluetooth and iPod control, XM NavTraffic Satellite Radio, JL Audio C5-650 components, JL Audio TR650Cxi rear speakers, JL 500/5 (100x2 components, 25x2 rear, 250x1 sub), JL Audio 10W3v3 subwoofer, 350Z corner box, rear license plate camera, Seibon carbon-fiber TS-style hood, Seibon carbon-fiber TT-style rear lip
Future Plans: Nismo V2 front fascia and side skirts, Mastergrade carbon-fiber rear hatch, Tanabe Sustec Pro Seven coilovers with TEAS electronic active suspension controller, and 18-inch Volk Racing RE30 wheels with R-Compound tires.
Owner: Bill Sideris
Ride: '03 Subaru WRX Impreza
Mods: STI 2.5L short-block, Cobb Tuning Street Tuner flashed ECU (custom tuned), Cobb SF Short Ram intake system, PE 1818 turbo, Perrin fuel rails, Modified WRX 816cc injectors, Blitz AC series 60mm black EGT meter (boost and oil pressure), Samco radiator hoses, Samco turbo inlet hose, Samco couplers and hoses, Samco nine-piece Ancillary kit, AVO oil catch can, GReddy V-spec front-mount intercooler, GRddy blow-off valve, GReddy SP2 cat-back exhaust, Vivid Racing radiator shroud, Cobb down pipe with cat, PDE Flex up pipe, STI shifter trim, Cusco aluminum front strut bar, Cusco aluminum rear strut bar, Hot Earth grounding kit, Walbro 255lph fuel pump, Optima Red Top battery, ACT Street Clutch kit, ACT lightweight Pro Street flywheel, H&R Springs, Carbotech brake pads, StopTech stainless steel brake lines, JDM STI projector headlights, 18-inch Rota Sub-Zero Royal Steel Gray rims, Chargespeed Type 2 full body kit, Kaminari carbon-fiber hood, Seibon carbon-fiber trunk lid, STI grille, Blitz FATT DC, MOMO race shift knob, Kartboy short shifter, Omori fiberglass gauge pod, Infinity BassLink, and Infinity Perfect 5.1 components
Future Plans: Unknown