HeavySet Blog

  • Cars and Coffee Liverpool June 2017

    After seeing awesome images on a monthly basis from the Cars and Coffee meets in Liverpool i finally decided to venture down and see what it’s all about. It was bit of a scenery change for me as we usually attend a lot of Japanese focused events but it was…

  • The Jap 2 Jap meet at Botany Bay September 2016.

    Every month Jap 2 Jap have a gathering of the finest JDM metal from the area at Botany Bay just outside of Chorley, Lancashire. It’s only about an hours drive from my house and despite them holding the meets for around 2 years now I’ve never managed to get down…

  • Honda Civic EG and EK engine swap options

    The Honda Civic is the hot rod of our generation.  I’m not the first person to say that. But its something I believe in. But thinking about it… it’s only really true in my mind from 1988 to 2000. After 2000 you didn’t need to do engine swaps and the…

  • 88-91 4th gen Honda Civic UK buyers and owners guide.

    So I’ll try and keep this a brief as possible because I could literally talk about these cars all day long. I’ve had six 4th gen Civic’s in the past in various different models and trims. Namely I’ve had two hatchbacks, three saloons and a Shuttle. Unfortunately most of them…

  • The best race tracks and circuits in the world

    Ever wondered what the best race tracks and circuits are in the whole wide world? You’ve probably got your own list from Gran Turismo but you’re pretty lucky to have been able to drive on any of these. When compiling this list I ended up asking myself, what makes a…

  • Fast and Furious from Cuba to Iceland!? #F8

    Holey Moley Fast and Furious 8 is going to Iceland! Just last week we brought you news that #F8 was going to Cuba and now we bring you the news that they are also filming on a slightly different Island. Check out the official video below: Whilst the snippet focuses…

  • Fast and Furious is going to Cuba!

    Blink and you probably missed it, but it has been confirmed that at least a reasonable proportion of the next Fast and Furious film is going to be based in Cuba. This is big news for the Franchise as well as US/Cuba relations. The Superpower and Communist state have had…

  • Rob’s Mazda RX8 on track at Silverstone for Japfest.

    Last weekend we decided to head down to Silverstone for Japfest. My friend Rob has just got his RX8 back from the body shop after getting a Mazdaspeed body kit fitted and a full respray in Honda Pirates black. The cars been back on the road for just over a…