Articles about Car Modification

Sacrilege? We think not
Good things, we suspect. Welcome, one and all, back to Japan-a land filled with amazing cars and amazing people who tune cars. And this one's Amazing. Cap A.It is, in short, a classic Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC (rolling alongside
The closest you can get to a road-legal Super GT race car
This, girls and boys, is a wide-bodied Lexus LC, a car that could well tear the Internet in two. On the one hand, we have a beautifully clean sports car that's had its aggression cranked right up, arguably in bad
There’s something for everyone at this service station
We've covered Yokohama's Daikoku parking area (PA) a few times over the years. That doesn't matter, though, as it constantly changes and never ceases to amaze. Technically, it's a service station. But for Japanese car nuts, it's
Tuning house Vilner goes all Singer to create a unique Bimmer
Make it a mini-me of these iconic off-roaders
We rather like the new Suzuki Jimny. We suspect many of you out there also like the new Suzuki Jimny. For those of you that do, some news of interest: a Japanese tuning company is offering bodykit that transforms the little J
Watch out for curbs, though
This is a wheel. It is used on motor vehicles to allow forward motion. Functional, then. Often, humans like to fit unnecessarily big wheels onto their motor vehicles because, well, humans.And if they want really complicated design patterns on their really
Good news?
You're probably aware of the recent uproar on social media over vehicle modification guidelines. After meetings with various stakeholders in the modified vehicles community, the Land Transportation Office (LTO), with guidance from the Department of Transportation (DOTr), is recommending an accreditation
Customization at its finest
It's that time of year again, folks. Nope, not autumn. But SEMA. Saying that, the annual tuning convention is just as shocking as the cold mornings and clocks going back, but even more colorful than the burnt orange, reds and yellows
Don't go overboard
Hi, Sir Botchi! I currently own a 2017 Hyundai Accent E with a gasoline engine. I'm planning to do some upgrades to add power to it. What would you suggest that I do with it?Thanks!Baxx Baxx,I've never
Live and learn
A life without regret is like a world without rain, once said a staff writer who just wanted an intro. In automotive terms, some TGP staffers have lived several lifetimes, so they've experienced the best and worst aspects of being car
Our associate off-road editor weighs in
Happy New Year sir, I just wanted to ask about upgrading the shock absorbers on my 2013 Toyota Fortuner. There are affordable brands like Ridemax, Opposite Lock, Nam-are these brands of good quality? Compared to more expensive ones like Rancho, Bilstein,
How much did the upgrade cost?
Let's get this out of the way: The paint job is not for everyone. It's sure to spark arguments. But hey, it works for the owner, and that's all that really matters.This started out life as a 1991
Aftermarket stuff after tying the knot?
Frank Sinatra once sang: "Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage." The line is timelessly true, but squeezing in a love affair with your project car into that symbiosis may just turn your marriage into a carnage of sorts--
Allow your engine to breathe underwater
When setting up a "rig," one of the most powerful weapons in an off-roader's arsenal is the snorkel (aka raised air intake). This simple device does exactly what it says on the box. It acts as a snorkel, allowing your
Just oozing with badassery
If the photos we receive these days are any indication, it looks like pickup trucks are currently the favorite vehicles in the aftermarket modification community. Just in the last 24 hours, we've posted on our Facebook page heavily modified versions of
Proof that anything is possible
This, boys and girls, is a Nissan Navara with a GT-R engine. It's worth being blunt about that because--let's face it--this is about as blunt as cars get.It's the work of Severn Valley Motorsport (SVM),
Star of the 2015 Manila Auto Salon
As you know, the 2015 Manila Auto Salon is happening this weekend. Needless to say, there are cars and booth babes to see. But we want to inform you now that if you could lay your eyes on just one thing inside
These photos are beyond cool
We've been talking about Toyota pickups this week, thanks to the Japanese carmaker's modern interpretation of Marty McFly's truck from the '80s in celebration of Back To The Future Day on October 21st. In our market, of course, we
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