CSF’s last big show of the summer happened a couple of weeks ago in Toronto, Canada. ImportFest, billed as Canada’s “Biggest and Baddest car show”, did not disappoint. To be honest, this is one of the best car show’s in North America that I’ve ever had the chance to attend. Basit (CEO) and the rest of #TeamImportFest really know how to throw a great event. This year was extra special for 2 reasons; It was the 1st time CSF had a display at the show, and it also coincided with the grand opening of their own performance shop, ImportFest Performance that took place the day after the show.
We’ll start it off by giving you an inside look at Eric’s SFWD EK Civic. Eric works for our exclusive Canadian distributor –JRP in Toronto. He’s in charge of the Honda market, and he sure does know what he’s doing. He’s currently getting his ride ready for the Haltec World Cup in November and is looking to break under 8.5 in the ¼ mile with his new Sheepey Built turbo kit featuring a massive 6-inch thick #MagnumCooler intercooler core as well as our #KingCooler universal drag-race radiator.
CSF is the official cooling supplier to all of the #TeamImportFest vehicles. Year after year, these guys are turning out some of the best cars in N. America. The build quality and the extent of tasteful modifications that are apparent in the highest level of builds around Toronto is nothing take to lightly, rivaling some of the best builds that I’ve seen in So-Cal.
Vossen is the official sponsor of ImportFest, and they really do it big with a great display in the middle of the convention center. CSF was proud to be a part of the 2 Porsche that they had on display in their 4-car booth. Both were featuring Vossen’s debut of their new 3-piece wheels as well as CSF’s all-aluminum Porsche race radiators to help keep these unique body-kitted cars cool.
The Old/New body kit for 997 & 996 cars has been getting much attention since it’s debut at SEMA 2016. One of the biggest concerns and talking points with the body kit is the lack of airflow to the cooling system, there literally is none, lol.. It’s impossible to keep the car cool without having CSF high capacity ultra-efficient radiators. CSF recommends not only adding upgraded side radiators, but also taking the additional step of adding the optional 3rd center radiator. We have a full tutorial on another blog feature showing just how to do this, and what parts are needed to get it done.
The next day, I took the 30 minute ride out of the city to go visit the new shop. Man was I impressed!! This was one of the nicest / cleanest performance shops that I’ve ever seeing! These guys really know what they’re doing, and on behalf of CSF and the automotive aftermarket community we’re wishing you guys all the best!
Going to break you guys off with some of the other cool cars that I saw walking around ImportFest and some that were also at the grand opening of the new shop. I didn’t take a lot of pictures, but a few of these I just had to stop and admire. How about that wide body M4!!
We’ll be dropping some more editorial coverage in the next couple of weeks as we gear up for SEMA 2017.. Stay tuned, and STAY COOL!