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Things are on the ragged edge. It's less than a month before the SEMA show and our Lexus SC300 is creeping its way closer to the paint booth at Body Pros. Meanwhile, at SP Engineering it's warp speed engaged as our 2JZ-GTE is ready to roll.
We are totally stoked to have a Lexus IS 300 in our stable of project vehicles. Long-time readers of Turbo know we have been ardent supporters of the Toyota Altezza, the home-market (Japan) version of the IS 300. A Trust-tuned Altezza graced the May '99 cover
Although many enthusiasts go for the gusto and bolt-on power to their rides as soon as their bank account allows, braking power is as important as engine power. Remember, it is wise to be able to get out of trouble quicker than you got into it. The brake upgra
Our long-term Lexus is coming together. The TRD coil-over suspension continues to impress and we are still looking forward to playing with the firmness settings. We used the car to illustrate a brake upgrade installation in the last issue; the IS was fitted wi
In terms of project car building, some might assume that working for the Super Street Network and dealing with cars like this long-term 1992 Honda Civic VX hatchback means spending multiple days of the week wrenching away and making progress. The reality is, as much as I’d love to be able to do that, my