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Good Bye Richey Watanabe 6/30/2010

Goodbye Richey

We are writing the thing we had hoped we would never have to write. Our good friend Richey Watanabe passed away peacefully this morning after a long fight with Pancreatic cancer. Richey was Technosquare's ace fabricator, a man of metal, and he had a hand in most of MotoIQ's projects and editors personal cars, building everything from cages and brackets to complete cars.


 

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Rays Forging Process making a Volk TE37

Industry Insider: A Look at the Technology Behind RAYS Wheels

By Mike Kojima

It's no secret that the staff of MotoIQ is really into Rays Volk brand of wheels. You will find Volks on nearly all of our racing projects and most of our personal street cars. No, it's not because we get an endless supply of sponsored Volks, we pay for our own. It's not because we are fans of the styling either although we do like it. It's not because we are fashion snobs that want the latest high status wheels on our cars either. In typical MotoIQ fashion, we really value function over form. We like Volks due to their performance.


 

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Eurotrip 2010: Geeks on a CHOPPER!!!

By Jeff Naeyaert

With our super tight schedules everyday we rarely have time to get back to the media center to download photos and spend any meaningful time writing, so we apologize our day-to-day coverage is more day-to-every-other-day-or-so…  But I'm taking a break from shooting today to stay back and write about the lap we just took of the Nordschleife--IN A FUCKING CHOPPER!!! 


 

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ACT Releases Xtreme Twin-Disk Clutch Kit for 2010 Camaro SS

MotoIQ Staff Report

Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) is pleased to introduce its new twin-disc kits for the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS equipped with 6.2L LS3 V8 engine. 


 

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IMSA ALMS GT3 cars

Yokohama Kick-Offs 2010 ALMS Season at Sebring

MotoIQ Staff Report

Yokohama partners with JaguarRSR in GT2 class and expands its “eco-racing’ with revolutionary orange oil-infused tires in the Patrón GT3 Challenge by Yokohama and ALMS GTC class


 

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Nissan Silvia S16?

Merry Christmas From Nissan!  New S16 Silvia?  Oh God We Hope Not!

MotoIQ Staff Report

It is rumored that the new S16 Silvia will be front engine and rear drive which is good but it will be powered by a 1.8 liter turbocharged engine with a class trailing power output of 200 hp.  Come on Nissan, with a turbo you gotta do better than that.  It has been our contention that Nissan has forgotten how to build a proper 4 cylinder engine ever since the demise of the SR20DE and its variants. 


 

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Fastbrakes Nissan 370Z two piece rotors

Fastbrakes Nissan 370Z Superlight Rotor Upgrade!

MotoIQ Staff Report

Big brake upgrade specialists, Fastbrakes is pleased to announce their upgraded high performance super light two-piece rotor for the Nissan 370Z Sport Models with the Akebono 4 piston caliper. Although the 370Z is blessed with great brakes, they can be made better.


 

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Annie Sam at Industry Track Day 5 12/20/2009 at Willow Springs

Industry Track Day 5

MotoIQ Staff Report

Photography By Steve Mitchell

On Sunday Dec 20th Mackin Industries, the people who import Volk wheels held their 5th semi annual Industry Track Day.  This is a semi-private invitation only event for people who work in the performance industry to bring out there personal cars to play.


 

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motoiq at sema 2009, motoiq team, jeff naeyaert, martin gonzales, mike kojima, annie sam, sara forst

MotoIQ at SEMA 2009

By Sarah Forst

No other city in the United States besides Las Vegas could possibly host the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturer's Association) show without being upstaged.  This amusement park for autophiles displays some of the most extreme car builds and aftermarket products.  Crazy concepts surround attendees at every direction.


 

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Get Well Richey!

Our dear friend and Master Fabricator Richey Watanabe of Technosqaure was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer right after the Las Vegas Round of Formula D and has been hospitalized ever since.  Richey has had to endure major surgeries in the last few weeks and faces a long and difficult recovery.


 

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Nitto NT05 Tire Review

MotoIQ Staff Report

Although the Nitto NT05 was released a few months ago and is now somewhat old news, we would still like to report on it as we were part of the team that help conceptualize the tire from when it was proposed a few years ago.  Because of this attraction we are proud to see it on the market. Although Nitto has always had good product in its DOT Race and street tire market classes, Nitto was notably absent in offerings in the highest niche of ultra high performance near race, street legal tires.


 

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