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Monthly Archive for May, 2013

Seals are adorable, they’re like 200-lb ocean-going Labradors, but you shouldn’t approach them because  like 200-lb Labradors, their teeth can do serious damage.  You can tell is a seal is healthy when he’s on land by his posture.  A happy seal will raise his head and tail off the ground, which is called the happy […]

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1080 Snowboarding was one of the great second tier multiplayer games for the N64.  It obviously can’t hold a candle to Goldeneye or Mario Kart but it was as fun to play with friends as Blast Corps and Bomberman 64.  I had a sweet strategy for the half pipe level.  You got bonus points for […]

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KYB AGX Review

Looking for an adjustable performance shock or strut to use with stock height or lowered vehicles? The KYB AGX puts you in control.  It’s a manually adjustable shock or strut for drivers that want to dial in their own performance choices, one corner at a time.  The AGX’s damping rates can be adjusted up to […]

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Growing up (and in this case as well as most others, I am still growing up), my grandmother’s house was a short walk across the Intracoastal from the beach, so we would walk across a drawbridge to get to the ocean. Many times waiting for the bi-hourly bridge raising I’ve taken time off from searching […]

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Looking for an easy to install fully assembled strut with spring? The KYB Strut-Plus is a complete, ready to install corner unit. At the heart is a KYB Excel-G strut with a performance matched new coil spring that resists metal fatigue up to 600% more than the competitors. It includes a new mount, boot and […]

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Why do you need replacement strut mounts and boots? A strut replacement job just isn’t complete unless it includes strut mounts and protective boots.  Reusing old mounts can cause clunking noises and harsh vibrations.  Old boots can leak and allow dirt and road debris to enter, which could damage the new strut.  KYB replacement mounts […]

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KYB Excel-G Review

Are you looking to restore your car or truck’s handling and ride to what it felt like from the factory? The KYB Excel-G is the only full line of shocks and struts specifically calibrated and built to help restore a vehicle’s originally designed ride control performance, not change it. They are manufactured on KYB’s original […]

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I don’t know if this ever saw production, but in the mid 70s there was at least one VW Beetle RV. Most people just bought a Bus with a camper conversion, but if you wanted to be really cool and have a detachable, more spacious RV to go with your air cooled VW, you could […]

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Looking for a heavy duty shock for towing or offroading in your truck? The KYB Monomax is a heavy duty, truck only monotube shock. Its wide bore design is perfect for maximum weight control in vehicles with a high center of gravity. It uses a stainless steel piston ring to handle higher temperatures and has […]

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Seeing this rally Civic bombing through the desert, through openings in fences and around turns at the top of mountains at high speeds has restored my faith in modern cars. I used to believe that if Mad Max happened and we were stuck rebuilding what we already had for high speed desert warfare, we’d all […]

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