AutoModding Your 2013 Toyota Tacoma TRD: Part 1

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2013 Toyota Tacoma

It was crashed, smashed, drowned, dropped, burned, and dropped again.  And Top Gear‘s Toyota pickup still started and ran.  From then on our suspicions were confirmed: Toyota makes the toughest trucks on the planet.  Now Top Gear is likely dead, but we’re guessing that Toyota is still alive.  Your Tacoma is worth investing in.  That’s the conclusion Streetside’s own Danny came to when he started modding his 2013 Tacoma TRD.  That’s right, folks, for the first time in AutoMods history, we’re actually modding a vehicle, rather than just doing it virtually.  Real mods, real pictures, real performance. Continue reading “AutoModding Your 2013 Toyota Tacoma TRD: Part 1”

AutoMods 2005 Nissan 350Z: Better Handling and Brakes

This week in AutoMods, we’re modding our first ever user-submitted car.  Because we chose it, the guy who suggested it won $100!  You could win a hundred bucks, too.  Just drop your suggestions in the comment section.  Details below.

2005 Nissan 350Z - Before Mods

To be honest, sports cars aren’t even about power.  The most important characteristic of a sports car is cornering.  Power comes second.  The more power you can pack in while maintaining that cornering ability, the better, but once you lose control, you lose a significant aspect of the sports car identity.  As a GT car, the Z has more power than smaller sports cars like the Mazda MX-5 or the Pontiac Solstice, and on Tuesday we added even more with a few simple mods.  Now it’s time to make sure this thing can still take a corner.  Soon we’ll have your Nissan 350Z handling like it’s on rails. Continue reading “AutoMods 2005 Nissan 350Z: Better Handling and Brakes”