August 28, 2014

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How To Fix The Torque Dip on Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ

The single biggest flaw with the Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ can be summed up in two words. “TORQUE DIP”. This terrible spot in the rev band around 4000rpm is where the car’s stock torque curve just falls on its face faster than a dog with no legs. What this means is that should you shift a […]

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August 28, 2014

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On the Run: Kevin’s 2009 Audi B8 A5

There are cars that sit in a garage most of the year and are babied. Then there are cars that are driven 200+ miles every weekend, abused and enjoyed. Kevin’s 2009 Audi B8 A5 is a car in that second category. He isn’t afraid to get his A5 a little dirty while taking it out […]

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August 25, 2014

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Best Bolt On Mods for BMW F30 328i/428i – N20/N26 Engines Part II – Downpipes & Exhaust

Picking up where we left off with Part I of our rundown of the Best Bolt On Mods for BMW F30 328i (and 220i/228i/320i/428i), we talked about the intake system, tuning and intercoolers. In part II, we’ll be discussing how to pull more power out of the car’s exhaust system. Let your N20 Breathe Freely […]

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August 25, 2014

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Yu So Clean: Allen’s 335i E90

White and black color combos on 3-Series BMWs seems to be pretty popular as of late, but it still never gets old. We recently featured Alex Lawson’s E92, and this week it’s that similar, “clean and subtle” look from Allen Yu and his 335i E90. Allen has been coming to ModBargains ever since he started […]

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August 22, 2014

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Best Bolt On Mods for BMW F30 328i/428i – N20/N26 Engines Part I – ECU & Intake

When it comes to making power, some folks might feel like, “Oh no, I didn’t get a 335i, I can’t make any power” – but that’s simply not true! The fact is that if you’ve got one of these perky little N20 or N26 engines, there is a whole host of options to pull almost […]

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August 19, 2014

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How To Fix The Clunky Notchy Shifter in FR-S & BRZ – What’s Wrong & The Easy Fix

One of the most common complaints I hear on the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ forums and facebook groups, aside from talk about crickets and a few other repetitive posts is the question: “Is there something wrong with my FR-S manual transmission, shifting is difficult/weird/notchy…” Notchy, weird, difficult, or whatever adjective you want to throw in […]

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August 15, 2014

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Race-Ready Apex Wheels for Mustang, FR-S + BRZ, now available at ModBargains!

Since 2007, Apex Race Wheels have been hard at work developing wheels in ideal sizes and fitments for performance-oriented cars, but where Apex stands apart from your average wheel company is that these wheels have been specifically engineered to have the strength to withstand the abuse of racing and rough/aggressive street use. As a result, […]

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August 14, 2014

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Raging Inferno: Camaro SS Brings The Heat on Forgestar F14 Wheels

Inferno Orange Metallic. Inferno. The word itself invokes visions of dancing flames and intense heat. With an exterior treatment as wild as an uncontrolled blaze, this Camaro’s exterior gives new meaning to a car looking “hot”. (insert your own Italian-Car-on-Fire/Electric-Car-on-Fire/Recall joke here) This particular 2010 Camaro SS boasts a slew of upgrades both interior and exterior. Built […]

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August 11, 2014

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5 WORST SoCal Cities to drive a Modded Car…

In terms of infrastructure, here in Southern California, home of one of the busiest freeway systems on earth, our roads more or less, are falling apart and simply aren’t being repaired. This means that roads that should be repaved are simply patched or aren’t fixed at all, creating pot holes, heaves and other things that […]

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August 11, 2014

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Travis N gets LOW with Fiesta ST Lowering Springs from Vogtland

When many enthusiasts take home their new performance car, often we find ourselves bummed out by quantities of wheelgap sufficient for a 4×4. Travis, a member of the SoCal Fiesta ST community, wanted to give his Oxford White Fiesta ST a nice drop but didn’t want to make the car unlivable. When many enthusiasts who […]

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August 11, 2014

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Finishing Touches: E90 BMW M3 Carbon Diffuser & Spoiler

Recently a customer out of NY State reached out to us, looking for a way to make her E90 BMW M3 Sedan stand out a little more. With the BMW E90 sedan, you’ve got a huge variety of E90 Exterior Upgrades out there to make your E90 look more “yours”. Melissa, the owner of this M3 got […]

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August 8, 2014

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100s of FR-S + BRZ + AE86 Fans Celebrate 86 Day 2014 at ModBargains

86Day. August 6th – or 8/6… A reference to the identifier of the FR-S and BRZ as “GT86″ or “FT86″, with references to that number proudly emblazoned on each fender of what is easily the most popular tuner car on the market in terms of just raw numbers – you can’t go a block without […]

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August 7, 2014

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WERK: Patrick’s F30 BMW 335i – 1 Year of Mods Later

As with anything worth having in life, you’re going to have to work for it. Patrick G is a RN (registered nurse) currently pursuing his masters degree – an endeavour that requires a lot of mental and physical energy, especially when one has a full time career. Patrick first fell in love with the F30 […]

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August 4, 2014

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Best Bolt On Mods For Hyundai Genesis 2.0T: Advice From The Mod Experts

Recently, a prospective Hyundai Genesis Coupe owner reached out to us to ask about what’s available for Genesis Coupe 2.0T Upgrades. While the power options with the 2.0T aren’t as plentiful as the 3.8, that’s not to say that you can’t beef up the output of the 2.0T with a few simple bolt ons. Up front, […]

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July 31, 2014

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August COTM: Never Too Blue – Sean’s LSB E92 BMW 335i

Yes, it’s a day early, but we just couldn’t wait to share this feature with the community. We have featured two different Laguna Seca Blue E46 M3s on the blog, but this is the first Laguna Seca Blue E92 feature, as well as the August Car of the Month. The car’s owner is Sean Rho. These two have […]

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