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All-Billet K24 2.2L Honda Engine

We’ve known JBR Engines owner Jose Bello for a few years, and well before that, we knew his shop was one of the premier shops in the Honda and import engine scene. During a recent visit, we got to see an all-billet Honda K24 2.2L engine coming together for a customer looking to improve upon his 5.86-second quarter mile time!

JBR Engines Shop Tour

JBR Engines is 4-cylinder central, and we love it!

Kaiju Motorsports’ All-Billet Subaru EJ 2.5L Engine

Hands down, this was one of the more eye-popping engine bays we saw during the 2023 PRI Show. The Kaiju Motorsports-built STi Subaru is a cool car in and of itself, but with an all-billet 2.5L EJ engine featuring titanium piping, this thing stopped you in your tracks and forced your head to turn. We

Imports and Dry Sump Oil Systems

As import cars’ performance on and off the track continued to grow, their factory wet sump systems simply couldn’t handle the performance and the development of dry sump systems for the popular imports was in high demand. But why a dry sump?

Dry Sump Oil
Male or Female – Passion Fuels Our Industry

Whether you’re a man or a woman, you can relate to that feeling this industry gives you and you want to immerse yourself in it. That’s what makes this industry great.

Import Transmission Upgrades

As more and more people are building high-performance import engines, the need for more robust transmission components is growing as well.

President Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Goods

The tariff announcement was a surprise because Mexico and Canada had just reached agreement with the United States allowing the removal of 25% steel and 10% aluminum tariffs on May 20.

The SKYs the Limit: Looking into Mazda’s SKYACTIV Engine Technology

Mazda’s ultra high-compression, direct injection gasoline engines are achieving fuel economy numbers that rival many hybrids. Mazda isn’t one of the high-volume automakers. With only 1.9% of the automotive market, they are smaller than Subaru, BMW and Mercedes-Benz (each of which has about a 2% market share). But lately, Mazda has been making big waves

Book Report: Classic Japanese Performance Cars: The History & Legacy

One of the hottest new trends on the street is to own and drive a vintage Japanese performance car. Whether it’s a Datsun 510 or 240Z, an early ’70s Mazda RX2, or an early Toyota Celica, these cars are gaining attention from enthusiasts and collectors alike! Some of the first cars to be imported from

FMI Automotive Adds Import Nameplate Water Pump Coverage

FMI Automotive has expanded its line of premium performance water pumps to include new part numbers for Infiniti, Nissan, Audi, Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz cars and light trucks. In addition, the company has recently added new heavy duty water pump coverage that fits Cummins engines. FMI Automotive has expanded its premium performance water pump coverage with