When Donald Healey designed the Healey Sprite, he would have never imagined 58 years later, a tuner shop like Design Craft Fabrication located in Westminster, California would be bold enough to attempt shoe-horning a turbocharged all-wheel-drive engine into this ‘affordable’ roadster.
Sometimes you need to step outside your comfort zone and do something a little different. For Pete and I, the brains (and looks) behind Speed Academy, we decided it was time to expand our horizons by dabbling in the dark arts of Detroit steel.
Bisi Ezerioha, the mastermind behind building the most powerful naturally aspirated SOHC Honda engines in the world, quickly gained notoriety in the mid-2000s. We recently visited the 17,000 square foot Bisimoto facility to witness firsthand where all the magic happens.
The Datsun 1200 has long been heralded as the go-to car for import drag racers around the world. Erick Aguilar’s EL Barón, mixes a Honda power plant with a tried-and-true chassis for a quick combination!
It’s that time of year when I get to indulge, and write what was going on in my mind during some of my favorite moments of the past year. Follow along as I walk you through my top four favorite Front Street moments of 2017.
It all started with the vision of a car capable of blending elements from a ‘40s hot rod with the elegance of an imaginary vintage concept car. After 12,000 labor hours, and a six-year build time Jack Kiely’s 1940 Mercury Custom morphed into a car in a class of its own.
When you’re naturally talented like Kyle Frederick is, most activities come easily to you. So what happens when he builds his own 1997 Honda Civic for high-performance driving? The Silver Fox happens.
The road less traveled is often costly and filled with pitfalls. Jace Nester has overcome them all—and become a force to be reckoned with on the track.
If you are involved in the late model performance world, then you’ve no doubt heard about – and most likely used – a wideband Air/Fuel Ratio (A/F ratio) sensor controller. We enlisted the wisdom of Lawson Mollica from AEM Electronics to explain why the details of these products are so important.