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Air is one of the 3 crucial ingredients in a combustion engine; the more you can get, the faster you can go. That’s why turbos exist! The way your air intake sends air to the turbo can make or literally break your build. We have a list of our top five favorite intake systems for the 10th gen Honda Civic Si, but before we get there, let's talk about the pros and cons of different setups.Read More
Vehicle modification is all about expression, and what's better than leaving an impression before anyone even sees the car? Your exhaust can turn heads from blocks away, and is a big factor in the overall feel of your build. There are plenty of options for the perfect sounding exhaust on the Focus ST. but how do you know what it will sound like on your build? Exhaust note videos. We have tried eight different cat back exhausts on our Ford Focus ST with the stock down pipe so you can hear them for yourself.Read More
Exhaust systems are more than just noise makers, they provide performance benefits by helping to clear the spent air from the engine quickly and efficiently. These days the major brands making exhaust systems for the Honda Civic Si are very comparable in terms of performance, which means their sounds are what really set them apart. Wider diameters make deeper noises, less resonators and small mufflers are louder, and the only way to choose is to hear them. We made video clips for fourteen different exhausts to help you decide, scroll down to hear what we think about each setup.Read More
Engine mounts make a world of difference, especially in a front wheel drive car like the Civic Si. OEM engine mounts are made of rubber and designed for comfort. Soft and full of voids, they allow the engine to twist and shift in the engine bay, causing the handling to feel very loose. Upgrading these mounts will stop the engine from pitching and swaying. They will keep your wheels on the ground, improving throttle response, and grip while driving hard.Read More
First of all, for those of you that don’t know, an intercooler, or aftercooler, is a heat exchanger that helps to cool air that has been compressed by a supercharger or turbocharger. In a turbocharged application, the intercooler goes between the compressor and the throttle body. Since pressure and temperature are proportional, as higher pressures are achieved, higher temperatures will follow.Read More