What Happened to ModifiedCars.com?

Modified Cars

ModifiedCars.com described itself as a “one-stop site for enthusiasts, providing a gallery of reader’s cars and technical specs, a database of contacts in the industry, listing events nationwide, reviews and pics from modified car shows.” The website served its users for 16 years, from 2000 – 2016. Then, without warning, it disappeared. 

This article explores the history of ModifiedCars.com and then looks at some of the online resources that car modification enthusiasts can turn to today.

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Nissan 350z Buyers Guide: Common Problems, Reliability & Maintenance Costs

Nissan 350z Buyers Guide

The Nissan 350z is responsive, handles well and will make enough noise to put a smile on your friend’s face.

But in the same way, it can be well behaved, ride nicely, and be quiet enough to take your mother to the shops.

It’s a driver’s car, through and through.

In this buyer’s guide we’ll tell you the things you should know before buying a Nissan 350z, such as:

  • the key characteristics of the car,
  • differences between different model names,
  • differences between different model years,
  • common problems,
  • reliability, and
  • maintenance costs.

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Coilovers vs Lowering Springs: Which is Better?

Coilovers vs Lowering Springs

Choosing aftermarket suspension for your car doesn’t have to be difficult. Despite the wide range of options out there, most of us can narrow down our choices by asking one question:

Are coilovers, or springs and shocks better for my application?

The catch is, this initial choice before looking at the individual products, isn’t so easy to make.

Many people will say to use “lowering springs for street, coilovers for track”, but that can be a misguided opinion.

In this article, we’ll review the true differences between coilovers and shocks using lowering springs, and why one may be better than another for your unique scenario.

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