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Modified Mazda Protege! [Hot Imports]

Here at, we have started a new “imports” feature, we will be featuring one cool import car per day to add to your daily dose of tech.

Today, we’ve got the 2003 Mazda Protege sleeper car, souped up with an aftermarket turbo, polished ports, and all the other goodies to make your head turn when you race this little orange beast.

Head on over to RideYourPimp for more mind-boggling mods on this Protege.

And oh yeah, it’s almost “Hot August Nights&#

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Craigslist Hack – How to Turn an Old Cellphone into a Porsche!

Here’s an interesting story about a 15-year old teen who kept trading his old cellphone with dirtbikes on Craigslist, eventually turning his initial cellphone into a Porsche!

Ortiz got “an old cell phone” from a friend, as reported by, and decided to go on Craigslist to try to barter it for a better phone. He managed to get an iPod Touch. This was the beginning of the chain…

– He traded the iPod Touch for a dirtbike

– He traded the dirtbike for another dirtbike

– He kept trading and upgrading dirtbike

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Seriously Modified Scion TC! [Daily Imports]

For the modified import car of the day, here’s the seriously modified Scion TC.

You can see from taking a quick peek at the engine compartment, the headers have been swapped for bigger ones, perhaps a bigger turbo over stock, and everything all just looking nice and pretty.

I can clearly tell actually that turbo is not stock as the oil line is an aftermarket oil line.

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Evo Hack – How to Modify Your Mitsubishi Lancer Evo!

For those of you lucky enough to drive a Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, here’s some great ways to improve your Evo’s performance by adding an enhanced front bumper (that allows more better aerodynamics and looks cool) and $4,000 cylinder heads that could seriously boost your horsepower levels.

The cylinder head mod can easily boost your standard 280HP to 360+ HP levels.

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Eclipse DIY – How to Mod Your 98 Mitsubishi Eclipse!

One of my all-time favorite import car is the 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse, I used to own TWO of them and even put turbos in them myself (on non-turbo versions).  It was actually illegal for me to put that turbo in but I did anyway and there was no way cops could find out unless they knew something about imports.

Back then, imports weren’t so “hot” like these days, they were just getting started.   I remember when the movie Fast and Furious came out couple years later and they featured this very 98 Mitsubishi Eclipse.

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Optimus Prime Recycled from Old Trucks! [Wowsers]

Optimus Prime found in China!

Need I say more?

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Car Remote Hack – How to Program your Car Remote to Control Multiple Cars!


Here’s a pretty simple car remote hack that will let you use one key fob to control multiple cars. The author shows you how to do it in the video for a GM/Chevy. I own a Chevy SUV and I can’t believe it’s so simple to do that.

This is going to be great for couple who have multiple cars and always end up asking each other for the key fob.  There’s also instructions for other car makes so check out the “Hack Page” link below to check for your car remote hack!

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Auto 101 – How to Change Your Car’s Timer Belt and Water Pump!

Timing belt failure can be one of the worst things that can happen to your car.  Usually, they will wear out within 3-5 years, depending on the conditions and whether of your local environment.

Also, timing belt replacement can be pretty costly, last time mine cost around $2000, mostly because they might have to dig into your car a bit.

For those of you who have some good knowledge of auto repair, you might want to learn to change your car’s timer (and water pump).

And to those newbies who don’t know nothing about cars, I would say to stay far away

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How to Build a Super Bike Car! [Sidecar]

For those of you who wanted to build something fast and capable of holding three passengers, here’s a really cool way to mix a motorcycle and passenger seats, build a super bike car!

Then came the sidecar chassis, also all in aluminium. Hubs and brakes come from a VW Golf GTI, the wheels are from an Audi 80. The tension of the chain is automatically adjusted by an eccentric system installed on the swingarm axle. Shocks absorbers are Fournales air system, especially manufactured for this machine.

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USB Hacks – How to Add USB Outlet to your Car!

For those of you who want to add customized USB outlet to your car, here’s a guy who did it for his Prius.  Of course, the logic is rather simple, you can just get a USB car charger and hook it up to your car’s 12V system.

If you don’t want to go through the trouble, just get the

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