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GRM+ | Toyota , brakes , MR2 , Big Brake Kit
Can bigger brakes make an older car perform like a modern machine?

Brakes should both correct speed and balance the chassis. The brakes on our 1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo did virtually none of that, so it was time for a change–a big …

GRM+ | Shop Work | ECU | electronics | GRM+
5 questions to ask yourself before switching to a standalone ECU

Think it’s time to control your car with a laptop? First, a few questions to ask.

J.G. Pasterjak
J.G. Pasterjak
GRM+ | Chevrolet | Corvette | transmission | GearFX
Make a gearbox track-ready with crack checking and REM polishing

Transmission internals are subject to intense stresses. Crack checking and polishing can help ensure that those stresses don’t lead to failures down the road.

J.G. Pasterjak
GRM+ | Bridgeport mill | Making stuff | Mill
How to buy a mill–and how to get it home

What's harder than buying a Bridgeport Mill within your price range? Getting it home.

Tom Suddard
Shop Work | Speed Secrets
14 ways to go faster without spending a dime

Before spending big bucks in search of more power, make sure you’re getting the most out of what you already have.

Carl Heideman
GRM+ | suspension | Shop Work | Handling
10 common suspension problems–and how to cure them

Looking for more speed? It could be your suspension slowing you down. Fortunately, expert help awaits.

Staff Writer
clutch | transmission | Shop Work
Should you upgrade your clutch?

How well your car performs–and how nicely it drives–can often depend upon your clutch. Here's how to tell if it's time for an upgrade.

J.G. Pasterjak
GRM+ | tires | wheels | tire mounting | wheel balancing
Does investing in tire mounting equipment actually save money?

We recently put some BendPak gear in our shop: the brand’s R980AT tire mounter paired with its DST-2420 balancer. We were busting tires in no time.

J.G. Pasterjak
Shop Work | ECU | Buyer's Guide | GRM+
How to make the move to an aftermarket ECU

When you’ve gone a bit custom, you might well benefit from a standalone ECU.

J.G. Pasterjak
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