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by Branden Scalera on Thu, Dec 26th, 2013 | Client Vehicles, General, Tuning

We recently had a Noble M12 GTO-3R come in to the shop for some tuning.  Noble is a small British sports car company so it's no surprise if youve never heard of or seen one in person. These particular models were assembled in South Africa and very few were ever imported into North America. 

by Branden Scalera on Mon, Dec 23rd, 2013 | Client Vehicles, Fabrication, General, Modification

One of our current projects is this Dodge Ram SRT10.  The customer would like to make 2,000HP and break 200MPH in the standing mile.  There's a lot of work involved in reaching these goals, but first and foremost is safety....

by Branden Scalera on Fri, Dec 20th, 2013 | Client Vehicles, Fabrication, Suspension, Tuning

Take a look at this boosted Mazda Miata....

by Kyle Tomita on Tue, Dec 10th, 2013 | Media Coverage

Check out the latest Maxxis Tires Film, Ryan Tuerck at Irwindale Formula D 2013, by Yaer Productions.  This is the season and event recap for Tuerck and the Retaks team.  Tuerck sums this season up perfectly and we are all already hard at work for next season.  

by Kyle Tomita on Sun, Dec 8th, 2013 | Media Coverage

Checkout the latest from Network A and Ryan Tuerck,

Tuerck takes the Retaks Scion FR-S we built for him on the ultimate drifting road, Maryhill Loops Road in Washington.  Enjoy the video.

by Kyle Tomita on Mon, Dec 2nd, 2013 | Motorsports, Tuerckd

Network A releases another Tuerck'd video, Oregon Trail Part 1.

In this episode, his FR-S gets a new Garrett turbo and tuning before heading to a mountain road.  You can also see Rob Primo joining Tuerck on the mountain road.  Stay tuned for the next episode, which will surely have more drifting.  

by Kyle Tomita on Sun, Dec 1st, 2013 | Media Coverage

Check out this video from Formula D Seattle by MPS/HD.  The Scion NW Report focuses on the Scion's competing in the Formula Drift series.  One of those is the 2013 Scion FR-S we built for Ryan Tuerck Tuerck and the Retaks team.  

Formula D Seattle 2013 - Thursday - Ryan Tuerck 002

by Kyle Tomita on Wed, Nov 27th, 2013 | Formula Drift, Motorsports

Jeff Wolfson Racing recently announced that we will be joining his program for the 2014 Formula Drift season.  (http://jeffwolfsonracing.com/2013/11/27/portland-speed-industries/)  

Early this off-season, Wolfson picked up a 2013 Scion FR-S.  Our contribution to the team will be the engine program and tuning.  We will be using the experience we gained over the past couple of seasons with the 2JZ to create a competitive setup for Wolfson and his FR-S.  

by Kyle Tomita on Mon, Nov 25th, 2013 | Media Coverage

Jalopnik is one of the automotive blogs that we frequently and it was cool to see a car we built be talked about, although not directly.  The people seemed more interested in the road rather than the car.  It was still good to see. 

Here is the link, http://jalopnik.com/is-ryan-tuerck-about-to-drift-americas-coolest-experim-1471140318

by Kyle Tomita on Mon, Nov 18th, 2013 | Motorsports

Wrecked Magazine picks up on the progress we have been recently doing on Ryan Tuerck's Scion FR-S for the 2014 Formula Drift season.  Here is the link to their post.  During the off-season, we swapped out the Garrett GTX4294r for a new Garrett GTX4088r.  

by Kyle Tomita on Sat, Nov 16th, 2013 | Media Coverage

This morning we were watching some drifting videos and came across a video by NWFILMS from PARC.  The video title PSI @ PARC focuses on James Wiklund and Kyle Pollard.  

PARC Drift 8-11-2013 - Tandem James and Kyle

by Kyle Tomita on Wed, Oct 30th, 2013 | On The Dyno

On the Dyno, we have a a 1964 Chevrolet Corvette.

by Kyle Tomita on Wed, Oct 23rd, 2013 | General

Checkout this video of Formula D Irwindale 2013 by Mark Lenardon.

Formula D. Irwindale. 2013 from Mark Lenardon on Vimeo.

There are some great shots of Ryan Tuerck in the 2JZ FR-S.  We can't wait to see more coverage from the final event of the 2013 season.  

by Kyle Tomita on Tue, Oct 22nd, 2013 | On The Dyno

Following up the Ferrari F12berlinetta we had on the dyno, we have a supercharged Audi R8 V10. 

For more dyno run videos, check out our dyno archive.

by Kyle Tomita on Thu, Oct 17th, 2013 | On The Dyno

On The Dyno: We have Ferrari's latest 12 cylinder supercar, the F12berlinetta. 

Check out more dyno runs in our video archive.

by Kyle Tomita on Thu, Oct 17th, 2013 | On The Dyno

On the Dyno, we have a supercharged 2000 Dodge Viper GTS. This Viper puts down, 541 whp.

2000 Supercharged Dodge Viper GTS on the dyno at PSI from Portland Speed Industries on Vimeo.

Check out more dyno run videos in our video archive

by Kyle Tomita on Tue, Oct 15th, 2013 | On The Dyno

On the dyno we have a white 2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1.  The ZR-1 has a supercharged LS9 under the hood.  This particular one puts down, 632 whp.  Here is the video,

Check out more dyno runs in our video archive

by Ashley Durham on Thu, Aug 29th, 2013 | Events and Shows, Media Coverage, Motorsports

Our 2nd year as a sponsor of the Sixth annual 'Deuces Wild Poker Run' held at COBB Tuning - Surgeline

The 'Dueces Wild Wild Run' is an organized event where participants, in mostly import and domestic modified vehicles must visit five to checkpoints, drawing a playing card at each one. The object is to have the best poker hand at the end of the run. The event has a time limit, however the participants are not timed—winning is purely a matter of chance.

by Ashley Durham on Thu, Aug 29th, 2013 | Client Vehicles, General, Modification, Suspension

We recently have seen a spike in the amount of new BR-Z and FR-S owners inquiring about anything from simple suspension modifications to full chassis builds. Recently, a client came in to request a few tasteful but simple modifications to be done on her daily driven Subaru BR-Z.

by Kyle Tomita on Thu, Aug 29th, 2013 | Media Coverage

Ryan Tuerck films a burnout response video after an episode of Tuerck'd is released on Network A.  This time, Ryan films the burnout video at the shop.  Throughout the video he is in a sandrail, lifted truck, Scion FR-S, and Pollard's missile car.  

by Kyle Tomita on Tue, Aug 27th, 2013 | On The Dyno

On the Dyno, we have a Nissan Silvia S14 powered by an SR20.  This car was built by Garage Autohero.  

Nissan Silvia S14 on the dyno at PSI from Portland Speed Industries on Vimeo.

More specs: 

SR20DET
Tomei turbo
350Z Trans
Garage Autohero Built
AEM EMS
Tuned by PSI

by Kyle Tomita on Tue, Aug 20th, 2013 | On The Dyno

On The Dyno: We have Lux Performance's Viper Competition car. This Viper was built and maintained by Lux Performance and is driven by Cindi Lux.

Lux Performance Viper on the dyno at PSI

by Ashley Durham on Tue, Aug 6th, 2013 | General

"86 Day" is a world-wide event held on August 6th celebrating everything that the Hachiroku stands for, whether be it the older legendary AE86...


...or the new interpretation of the car that Toyota collaborated buidling together with Subaru.

by Ashley Durham on Mon, Jul 29th, 2013 | Events and Shows

Attending our first 'Cars and Coffee' meet in the Portland Speed Industries Scion FR-S

Cars and Coffee is a weekly Saturday morning gathering in Portland, Oregon where hundreds of proud drivers congregate to kick tires and have a cup of coffee. There is something for everyone to enjoy; classics, exotics, concepts, hotrods, motorcycles and motor-sport.

by Kyle Tomita on Fri, Jul 12th, 2013 | General

In between working on the various cars around the shop, we spent the later part of this week getting the shop ready for the Summer Cruise-In tomorrow, July 13.  

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