Honda vs Toyota, The Ultimate Reliability Guide
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Honda vs Toyota, The Ultimate Reliability Guide

It seems like a question as old as time, who makes the better automobile, Honda or Toyota? For decades, the two Japanese auto manufacturers have been dominating the U.S. market with their ultra-reliable, high-quality, and low-cost automobiles. Among consumers, they are widely known as two of the most dependable brands on the market, and it…

The 3.6 Pentastar: Is it Really Bulletproof?
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The 3.6 Pentastar: Is it Really Bulletproof?

First released in 2011, FCA Stellantis’ 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 engine has quickly become one of the most popular all around power plants for many Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep drivers. Powering everything from the luxury Chrysler 300, to sporty versions of the Dodge Charger and Challenger, to even the Ram 1500 and Jeep Gladiator trucks,…

The Most Powerful Ford Engines of All Time
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The Most Powerful Ford Engines of All Time

Looking back at Ford’s illustrious history, they have produced quite a few ultra powerful motors. Of them, the 5.2 Predator supercharged V8, 3.5 EcoBoost twin-turbo V6, 6.7 PowerStroke turbo-diesel V8, and 5.0 Coyote V8, are some of the most powerful. These are some of the highest output engines ever to reach the American market from…

Why Are Toyotas So Reliable?

Why Are Toyotas So Reliable?

Why are Toyotas so reliable? It’s one of the most commonly asked questions in the automotive world, and for good reason. Since the 1960s, Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota has continually been one of the more popular and well respected brands to sell automobiles in the United States market — and they didn’t get there by…

Ultimate Toyota 3SGTE Upgrades Guide

Ultimate Toyota 3SGTE Upgrades Guide

Toyota’s 3S-GTE engine has long been one of the most popular JDM power plants for upgrading and modding. A turbocharged, 2.0 liter inline-four engine, the 3SGTE powered the 1986–1999 Toyota Celica and 1990–1999 Toyota MR2 sports cars. Its stock output isn’t too crazy at 182-260 horsepower and 184-239 lb-ft of torque. However, modified 3SGTEs have…

Subaru EJ255 vs EJ257 Complete Guide
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Subaru EJ255 vs EJ257 Complete Guide

Though neither are in production today, Subaru’s 2.5 liter EJ255 vs EJ257 motors are still some of the most sought out and recognizable in JDM history. Of the two, the EJ257 offers better performance and potential for modding, but both are outstanding motors. Subaru primarily used the engines inside the high performance Legacy GT and…

Best Subaru EJ255 Mods
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Best Subaru EJ255 Mods

For those looking to build out their EJ255 powered Subaru, the top mods are a downpipe, ECU tuning, cold air intake, and an intercooler. Subaru used the 2.5 liter flat-four EJ255 four-cylinder engine from 2006–2014 inside various models, including the Impreza WRX, Forester XT, Legacy GT, and Outback XT. Depending on the year and model,…

4 Common Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Engine Problems
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4 Common Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Engine Problems

The most common Hyundai Genesis 3.8 engine problems are carbon buildup, various oil leaks, timing chain rattle, and excessive valve ticking. The Hyundai Genesis 3.8 liter Lambda II RS V6 engine appears in many vehicles in the Hyundai lineup. Overall, the engine has achieved status as having above average reliability, but that doesn’t mean it’s…

5 Best LS Swap Cars For 2024
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5 Best LS Swap Cars For 2024

The five best LS swap cars for 2024 include the Jeep Wrangler (YJ & TJ), the Nissan 240sx (1989–1998), General Motors G-Body (1978–1988) and F-Body (1967–2002), and the FoxBody-era Ford Mustang (1979–1993). There are hundreds of different vehicles that enthusiasts have thrown an LS-V8 engine inside, but I’ve found these are some of the most…