Why I choose to drive a manual transmission

BRZ manual transmission

My left leg is tired. It’s 10PM on the 4th of July and I’m stuck in traffic on Interstate 80 heading towards San Francisco. I glance at my Waze app and it’s a sea of red. I slowly inch off the clutch, add a tiny bit of gas and repeat. Clutch out, gas, clutch in.… Continue reading Why I choose to drive a manual transmission

Diode Dynamics HP3 vs SMD5 LED bulb comparison and review

Diode Dynamics HP3 and SM5 LED bulbs side by side

I've been a fan of Diode Dynamics' LED bulbs ever since I replaced all my Subaru BRZ's bulbs with LEDs. They have excellent customer service and they stand behind their products with a great three year warranty. They recently introduced a couple new LED bulb to their line up, the HP3 and HP5. The HP3… Continue reading Diode Dynamics HP3 vs SMD5 LED bulb comparison and review

GrimmSpeed master cylinder brace review for Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S

Grimmspeed MCB BRZ FRS header

  A master cylinder brace (MCB) is one of cheapest and noticeable modifications you can install on your car. But what is it and how exactly does it work? Basically, a MCB prevents the firewall from flexing and moving the master cylinder under hard braking. The master cylinder is responsible for changing your foot pressure into… Continue reading GrimmSpeed master cylinder brace review for Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S