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Zestino 07RS Review – It Grips

Zestino 07RS Review

Zestino – an international tyre brand you would not have heard much about only up until recently with its big marketing push and adoption down under. Despite the European sounding name make no mistake, these tyres are manufactured in China but clearly points out “designed in Japan” as imprinted on the sidewall. Just mentioning made in the mainland is enough …

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Pearl Build v3.0 Final Part III – Did it make 300kW?

Pearl the S15 Final build Part III

To say this post is a long time coming is a massive understatement, most readers have probably moved on waiting for this and are probably driving Golf Rs, Audi RS3s or Elgrands and hanging up the modification gloves. Not long after Part II of Pearl’s build thread I believed i would have sorted out the bottlenecks which hindered the progress …

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The Braking Game

Brembo S15 Brake Upgrade

Great stopping power provided by an effective brake setup isn’t exactly going to win you any traffic light drags or get you crowd approval as you scrape upon entry at the stance meet. Neither is it the most aesthetically pleasing mod. It’s no wonder then that upgrading a brake setup usually sits at the bottom of everyone’s performance modification list …

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Pearl Build v3.0 Part II – Built Not Bought, Who Cares?

Pearl build finished

If you’ve read my previous article, you’ll know that at the end of 2015 I made the tough (and possibly misguided) decision to take Pearl my beloved Nissan S15 200SX Silvia to the next level. What exactly was the “next level” though? Taking into consideration of what a stock SR20 bottom end could handle, I set a respectable goal of …

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