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  1. If you’ve ever gone off-roading at night time, you know how incredibly fun it is. Many of us live in hot climates and prefer off-roading at night due to the lower ambient temperatures. The stock headlights on most UTVs are fine for slow trail riding, but as soon as you open the throttle up you […]
  2. As a Jeep or truck owner in the off-road industry, you’ve probably heard of Method Race Wheels. They are one of the global leaders in off-road wheel manufacturing. Racers and trail riders alike love Metho,d and they choose to run Method wheels on their rig. As Method continues to grow they introduce new wheel styles […]
  3. Porsche makes some of the best sports cars in the world. The GT3 and GT3RS are some of the fastest road legal cars ever. While it would be awesome to have one of those Porsches, not everyone can afford one. For the common man there is the 911 Carrera, and with some simple modifications, you […]
  4. The Can-Am X3 MAX RS Turbo is an excellent UTV. It’s basically just a four-door version of their extremely popular Maverick X3 which allows you to bring more friends and gear on your adventures. Unfortunately, the increased size of the MAX RS adds a lot of weight. Plus with four doors you’re more likely to […]
  5. The Mercedes-Benz E63 is one of best high-performance sedans currently available. The 5.5L twin turbo V8 under the hood of the 2011 – current E63, known as M157, is very tuner friendly. When RennTech got their hands on this engine and began developing their R-Performance packages for the M157, it became clear just how much […]
  6. If you’ve ever looked at aftermarket wheels, then you’ve probably heard of Vorsteiner. They are a globally recognized company that produces a wide range of wheels that are lightweight, strong, and look amazing. One of their most popular series of wheels, Sport Forged, is made from high quality T-6061 aerospace grade aluminum and machined to […]
  7. In the automotive aftermarket, one of the most popular modifications for any given vehicle is a set of aftermarket wheels. Not only are aftermarket wheels typically stronger, they’re also lighter and allow you to make your vehicle look exactly how you want. As time has gone on, the market for UTV wheels has increased, and […]
  8. If you’re an automotive enthusiast in the US, then you’ve probably heard of SEMA. It’s the biggest automotive expo in the US. Japan also has a pretty big car scene and Tokyo Auto Salon, TAS for short, is their version of SEMA. With huge names like Liberty Walk coming from Japan, TAS is full of […]
  9. Many modern-day vehicles come with electronic shock absorbers which allow you to change the ride quality on the fly. If you want to install coilovers, however, this electronic system must be removed. If you want to retain the electronic shocks and also have the adjustability of coilovers, then adjustable lowering springs are the perfect answer. […]
  10. Enkei wheels are extremely popular in the JDM community, but their wheels are typically only available in a few colors. Anytime you see RFP1 wheels, for example, they’re almost always grey. In Japan, however, there have been custom colors available. In the past, if you wanted to change the colors of your Enkei wheels you […]
  11. If you’re an automotive enthusiast in the US, then you’ve probably heard of SEMA. It’s the biggest automotive expo in the US. Japan has a pretty big car scene and Tokyo Auto Salon, TAS for short, is their version of SEMA. With huge names like Liberty Walk coming from Japan, TAS is full of awesome […]
  12. Do you hate having to be inside your Lamborghini to open or close the convertible top? Do you hate having to hold the open/close button for the entire duration of the convertible top’s movement? It may sound like a minor annoyance, but when you buy a high-end exotic car you want everything to work the […]
  13. Just recently, Vivid Racing gained the ability to flash BMW F-series vehicles through the ODBII port. We have developed tunes for the M2, M3, M4, and other M vehicles, but there has been one question in the back of our minds: what can we do with the BMW i8. The i8’s 1.5-liter turbocharged 3-cylinder engine […]
  14. For many years, the rest of the world was able to enjoy the Civic Type R while the US was stuck with the much weaker Civic SI. When the FK8 Type R finally landed in the US, Honda enthusiasts went nuts. With 306 horsepower and 300 ft-lbs of torque, Honda built the fastest production front-wheel-drive […]
  15. With UTVs becoming more powerful, accidentally slamming into a whoop section or running into an unexpected obstacle is increasingly common. This can result in bent suspension components such as steering and radius rods. Because of this problem, upgrading your suspension components preemptively is a good idea. Kryptonite, a relatively small company who built its reputation […]
  16. If you’ve browsed for wheels on Vivid Racing’s website, then you’ve probably heard of Vorsteiner. They’re a globally recognized wheel manufacturer who is best known for producing strong, lightweight, and great looking wheels. As time goes on, they continue to branch out to new vehicle platforms and design new style wheels. Their newest wheel, V-CS […]
  17. The Dodge Viper is one of the most iconic American supercars of all time. With a massive V10 under the hood and raw driving experience that polarizes enthusiasts. There are tons of cool ways to modify a viper, from supercharger kits to full suspension. If you want to go to the track, however, high-speed stability […]
  18. When it comes to UTVs, there are a massive amount of different manufacturers to choose from. There are parts suppliers out there who are willing to sell you products they don’t believe in just to make a buck, but we believe in only selling quality products. For that reason, Vivid Racing is now offering TMW […]
  19. Expedition One was founded back in 2004 as a design and research company with plans to develop innovative off-road equipment. By 2005 they had multiple off-road products in production, and they’ve since continued to work hard developing products for all sorts of off-road vehicles. Today they offer a massive variety of bumpers, sliders, roof racks, […]
  20. Although the 6.4L HEMI under the hood of the Challenger and Charger are pretty powerful, there is always room to grow. Since an internal combustion engine is essentially an air pump, you need to either get more air or let more air out. Letting more air in is pretty simple, just improve the design of […]
  21. Although the Volkswagen GTI is an excellent little car, some enthusiasts really don’t like front-wheel-drive. If you want a small Volkswagen hatchback and also want an all-wheel-drive system, then the R32 has your name on it. Under the hood is Volkswagen’s 3.2L VR6 engine which outputs 247 horsepower and 236 ft-lbs of torque. Most people […]
  22. Although the Toyota Prius isn’t a car that the average enthusiast would buy, there are some out there who own a Prius. The aftermarket for the Prius is pretty small, but there are still companies developing parts for it. One of those companies is Tein, who just finished developing their new Street Basis Z coilovers […]
  23. The BMW F87 M2 is an absolute beast of a little car. Under the hood is a powerful turbocharger inline-6 which is mostly the same as the M3/M4’s engine. Combined with a small body, great suspension, and an excellent chassis, the M2 is one of the best drivers cars currently available. Most people think the […]
  24. If you’ve ever browsed our website for wheels, you’ve probably come across Vorsteiner. They produce really nice looking wheels that are lightweight, strong, and feature beautiful designs. As they continue to grow as a company, they branch out to new vehicle platforms. Along with branching out, they continue to develop new styles of wheels. Their […]
  25. If you’ve ever looked at off-road parts, then you’ve probably heard of Addictive Desert Designs. They are a globally recognized parts manufacturer who is best known for their “prerunner” parts. They are a big name in the Ford Raptor market, and they offer some of the best looking bumpers out there. Looking forward they plan […]
  26. If you want to lower your car, there are only a few ways to do so: lowering springs or coilovers. Lowering springs, rather obviously, are just springs that provide a lower ride height and typically higher spring rates. Coilovers replace your entire factory strut and typically have height and dampening adjustment. Each system has its […]
  27. The Polaris RZR is an excellent and powerful UTV. Most people think that it has plenty of power in its stock form, but enthusiasts always want more. A naturally aspirated UTV will see slight gains from an aftermarket exhaust system, but turbocharged UTVs see pretty big gains. Agency Power, a globally recognized parts manufacturer, has […]
  28. Pretty much all enthusiasts know how good the Porsche 911 is. What started from fairly humble beginnings has since turned into one of the best sports cars in the world. The GT2RS and GT3RS are the fastest track oriented 911s ever, but some of us just want a powerful street car. That’s where the Turbo […]
  29. In most turbo systems there is some sort of valve, either a diverter/bypass valve or a blow-off valve. When you are in boost and let off the throttle, the intake pipe becomes extremely pressurized and superheats the air inside of it. All that pressure is trying to go somewhere, and without anywhere to go it […]
  30. If you want a fast, V8 powered, luxurious sedan, then the Mercedes-Benz C63 has your name written all over it. Most people will think the C63 is perfect completely stock, but us enthusiasts always want more. We want better looks, more power, and better handling. With the electronic dampers on the C63, you don’t want […]