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51No Laughing (Gas) Matter: Mississippi becomes 39th state to ban nitrous in street cars?

Granted, we're a little weird around here, but we've been dreaming of a multi-stage nitrous system since the sixth grade. We saw our friend's big brother lay down some fat rubber marks all around the cul-de-sac in his primer'd and blown '72 El Camino and BAM!, we were sold on the idea that increasing the air part of the air/fuel equation was the smart, righteous thing to do.

30VIDEO: Garage 419 pits GT-R against rented Hertz Corvette... with nitrous

Click the image above to view the gassed 'Vette take on the Nissan GT-R after the jump

AddEPA to set urea guidelines by October

By 2010, all diesels sold in the U.S. will have to meet Tier 2 Bin 5 emissions levels, the same standards as their gas-powered counterparts. Even though we're used to talking about diesels as green machines, they still have the issue of nitrous oxide (NOx) emissions with which they need to overcome.

6Aftermarket auto parts now a $34B business in the US

Showing yet another year of strong growth, the specialty-equipment aftermarket parts business grew by 9 percent in 2005 to end up at $34.3B. That's nearly double the size of the market ten years ago, and in each of those years, the auto aftermarket has grown at a faster rate than the US Gross Domestic Product.

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