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Who is AUTO GURO Ben Alameda?

CustomPinoyRides.com welcomes AUTO GURO and Engine Specialist Ben Alameda of Ben Alameda Racing and Philippine-American Racing-Association. Ben Alameda builds custom race engines to fit just about every application. He works about any idea and build an engine to fit one’s … Continue reading

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Ask The AUTO GUROs: Honda Poor Man’s Type-R Swap?

A question for the AUTO GUROs was raised by one of our Facebook buddys: How do you guys feel about the poormans swap??? Do you think it’s worth it??? And if so, how would you go about building it?? I’m … Continue reading

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DIY Underbody Rally Car Skid Plate

So you love rally? You’d like to take your car through the curves, slipping and sliding through gravel and mud-laden corners? The words “Lift, turn, brake, step on the gas…” from rally school mean the world to you? What’s holding … Continue reading

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How To Get The Best Out Of Track Day – Most Essential Driving Tips By Tiff Needell

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“They say he is the reason behind the Pacquiao-Mayweather fiasco. All we know is… he’s called THE aSTIG.” If you own a high performance car, or have recently modified your car for more speed and more power, you’ve got to … Continue reading

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Who is THE aSTIG?

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THE aSTIG is the name given to the mysterious custom-vehicle connoisseur of CustomPinoyRides.com. He is not to be confused with The Stig of Top Gear, though attribution goes to The Stig. THE aSTIG’s name is derived from the Filipino word … Continue reading

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ASK THE AUTO GURO

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CustomPinoyRides.com brings you: ASK THE AUTO GURO. What is an AUTO GURO? AUTO GURO was derived from the words AUTO – which is short from AUTOMOBILE, and the Filipino word GURO-which means GURU or TEACHER in English. CustomPinoyRides.com aims to … Continue reading

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CustomPinoyRides’ Guide to Buying a Used Car: Engine Inspection

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This the third part of an ongoing series on how to buy a used car. On the second part, we discussed exterior inspection. Inside the Engine Bay Open the hood and snoop around in the engine bay. Check if there … Continue reading

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How To: Exhaust Flame Thrower Kit

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Start the new year with a bang and make your own fireworks through your very own car! Have you ever wondered how those cars from The Fast and The Furious make flames com out of their exhaust system? It’s called … Continue reading

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CustomPinoyRides’ Guide to Buying a Used Car: Exterior Inspection

This the second part of an ongoing series on how to buy a used car. In the first part, we discussed pre-inspection. Inspect Paint and Body Alignment Visually inspect the exterior of the car for any body dings and/or paint … Continue reading

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CustomPinoyRides’ Guide to Buying a Used Car: Pre-Inspection

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Let’s face it. You wouldn’t always be buying a brand-new car. At some point in your life, you will have to settle for a used car. Whether it be that R34 Skyline or Hachi Roku you always wanted, or that … Continue reading

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