All my life i've been into cars. It's not a style or a trend, not even just a phase, it's a way of life!
Since i dynoed a Z06 C6 Corvette with open exhaust and remapped ECU the Chevy engine would be my weapon! That gives me the creeps :D
4 hours, 18 minutes ago on V8 Swapping: Choose Your Weapon
Nice collection... But man... Clean this room when someone comes and shoots your treasures....
5 hours, 43 minutes ago on Believe It Or Not: Ferraris, Rolls, Lambos…</br> & A DeLorean Live Here
@Madgreek @zapsnyder Of course the Bimmer engine is more mature, but also more fragile. It has been buildt for another markets that have other demands.
6 hours, 9 minutes ago on Don’t Hate On V8s
Being a car guy, and NOT having all that budget to build a high performance VQ35HR or RB26DETT or SR20, or etc. with forged and reinforced internals and everything around it i absolutley understand the swaps! It's cool and it seems to be a new trend.But in my opinion it depends on which role the car has to play. Give me a Drift car and i privilege a lot of V8 engines over the 13B or SR or 2JZ engines.. Let's face it ( and please dear V8 guys don't get pissed when i say that ) these god ol american V8's are build relatively robust and in some way primitive. Again, i want to precise, as i worked many years as a BMW mechanic i would not put in a BMW V8, i'd still prefer the US V8 motor because of its very good reliability.
Now give me a street car that you maybe track once a year, so in this case I'd swap it just for fun to have some nice sound, power and the Wow effect.
Now give me a track focused sports car, then I'd say no. IMO power is not everything, the car should be balanced and have a good wheight distribution. Best example change a very light 13b for a LS3. I don't know if a FC or FD would still have that famous agility that a RX-7 is famous for. That's my opinion, please correct me or give me advices if i'm wrong or you expierienced other situations.
22 hours, 7 minutes ago on Don’t Hate On V8s
If i look at that evo only one things comes to my mind. Jackie Chan - Thunderbolt :D hahahaha....
1 day, 3 hours ago on Big-Boost Chevy V8 Meets Mitsubishi Evo
Damn that FC is so nice....... V8 Power Baby!
1 day, 4 hours ago on The V8 Swap Theme Continues:<br /> Readers’ Rides
@Speedhunters_Bryn @koko san Koko says it, not very petrol head friendly! But we won't give up until we have #Gatebil-Switzerland!
1 day, 22 hours ago on Planned and Slammed: A Phantom Wagon
@Speedhunters_Bryn @Gianluca FairladyZ Ineed, that's why he hasn't time to have a look at my Z ;) I'll bring it next week with Roland to fix some bumps on my door! Hope to be feautured on Speedhunters one day ;););)
1 day, 23 hours ago on Planned and Slammed: A Phantom Wagon
@Speedhunters_Bryn @Gianluca FairladyZ Yeah the RS4 is Roland's car :) You see, the world is a village! Keep up the good work guys!
2 days, 1 hour ago on Planned and Slammed: A Phantom Wagon
@otar @KiwiMotoring We live in Switzerland so we have limited possibilites of tuning a car because of the law. Almost everything is prohibited. He did a fantastic job in customizing that car. If someone doesent like the wheels you should see the car at raceism event with the Messer wheels equipped... That's just his style, low and slow. You don't need big brakes and a M3 engine to go fast? Everyone knows that on stanced cars big engines and brake systems are only decoration. These cars are meant just for show.. that's it in my opionion. Check the link for the Messer wheels!
2 days, 7 hours ago on Planned and Slammed: A Phantom Wagon
Hahahah that's fantastic!!!! that's my neighbors car! He's living 5 minutes away from me! he made it! That's awesome! Go Buni!!!!
@JDM_Luca @Gianluca FairladyZ @AGR I agree totally with you!
2 days, 23 hours ago on The Stuff GT-R Dreams Are Made Of
3 days, 3 hours ago on Get Funky: 180SX Meets Camaro
@Onecton @JorgeMoreira1 This one is just so perfect..!
3 days, 5 hours ago on The Stuff GT-R Dreams Are Made Of
@AGR As JDM_Luca and i are from Europe we know that, but 95% of These GT-R's are absolutley ruined and not even worth the half of the money... I flew to England for one day and made my expierience with a R33 GTR for 10'000 Pounds.. they said it was absolutley stunning and all that ...... The day ended in a catastrohpe... For me it was a lesson that low budget GT-R's are just a pain in the ass..
But you know how it is, you get what you paid for! I'm glad i didn't buy it!
This car is just perfect! It is so nice built and the modifications are all my flavour, the GT25 Turbines are a must for the RB26... Absolutley fantastic. But let me say or ask some things.. First of all i have a dream car with a "realistic" budget that would be without a doubt, a BNR34. My absolute dream car without having to look after the money clearly the Ferrrari F40!
I love how this R34 is built, but damn as it is such a rare superfine machine, is it not dangerous to run such a car on the circuit? I'd shoot myself if i'd crush one of those..
What kind or System of Db Killer unit did he use? Dino you spoke of a triangular spec insert? Does this Little mod already kill that much Db?
I'm sorry for my childish question but how did they make the dB killing? Is this an aluminium plate formed and cutted to the form that we see there? I'll be at anneau du rhin in france on 14. August.... and i think my car's gonna surpass the 100 dB limit........
5 days, 6 hours ago on A Porsche Cayman…</br> With 918 Spyder Aspirations
Ideal Wheel Combo
5 days, 6 hours ago on Project 991: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, Done!</br> For Now…
@Derpusthefirst Raw power is nothing without control
5 days, 22 hours ago on The AWD, Turbo V8, Volvo Super Amazon
KW sells the Variant 1 / 2 / 3. What are the benefits of having only the possibility of rebound setting? I bought my 350Z with a Variant 2 already installed but i can't see any benefits in changing the setup because there is no compression to alter as well.
Main target is sporty street driving with some track days during the year.
6 days, 7 hours ago on We Want Your Suspension Questions!
Wow that's one nice garage..!
1 week ago on Deep Inside LA’s Hidden Car Vault
Thanks Mike for the detailled article. But even I have to give my commetns to some cars.. As a big Z fan, this old fairlady looks not really "ladylike". But thubms up to the FD. The estetic overall package is very nice. I know this FD V8 swaps are very useful for drift cars, where you need torque and power. But how is it to drive such a car on street / track? I know the FD's are very agile and fast cars, thanks to the good wheight distribution. Any expierience with that out there?
1 week, 1 day ago on Pick Six: The BLOX Evolution Spotlights
Thank you so much for these nice pictures! I'll never stop wanting that car, now and forever! Thx Speedhunters
1 week, 5 days ago on Lizard Hunting In The Big Apple
Martini Porsche... Wonderful Combination!
2 weeks ago on Le Mans Multiplied:<br/> Time Travel At The Classic
@speedhunters_dino @Gianluca FairladyZ I wish this for all the car freaks and myself in my country :) but i have to be realistic, unfortunatley no :(
2 weeks ago on Why Not? The Gatebil Way…
@AlokPaleri @Gianluca FairladyZ I agree with you, absolutley. But i can't go fast there , you understand?:) Let me know when you'll be there, it would be a pleasure to follow you with my Z.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Why Not? The Gatebil Way…
I love Switzerland.. I really love to live here... Life's good.... Food's good.... Women good.... But hell we just don't have any F...... car culture here!...This is what this country needs... Some action!!!!! Thanks for this nice footage
2 weeks, 5 days ago on A Big Cat Loose On The Streets Of LA
This is why i love Japan! Thx Mike
3 weeks ago on Welcome To Nippon Motor City
Go Fredy! Hope to meet you one day! Good luck for your next challenges!
3 weeks, 1 day ago on A Message To Fredric Aasbø
That's one of my dreams getting there! But here it would have been nice to have some bonus images! Thank you anyway Taryn.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Wangan Warriors Unite: </br> The Daikoku PA Takeover
Yeah Gran Turismo Cars ;)
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Festival In A Blur: Goodwood Speeds Past
Fiat 500 8'32 / "What else ;)" ?
3 weeks, 3 days ago on The Cars of June
@speedhunters_dino Is the Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus) something similar to the A-LSD of a R33/34 GTR?
4 weeks ago on Track Bound: The Check Shop 911 GT3
Great Article. Bryn could you give me an advice? I'll be visiting Florida with my girlfriend in the beginning of September, starting from Miami Beach. I'd like to hire a car to make road trips. My wish would be V8 fun car like your's. Can you give me a good suggestion of car rental stations or good opportunities? Btw fuel price is half the price of here in Switzerland !!!! Sounds good to me...
4 weeks, 1 day ago on What Time Is It? It’s HEMI O’Clock…
1 month ago on A Fast Friday Night In Middle Georgia
This is a REAL driver's car! Love BMW M-Performance!
1 month ago on A BMW M3 With A JDM Twist
@lilachatchback @Gianluca FairladyZ I'm sorry but you help me mate. what is a massey? :) Maserati?
1 month ago on Keep It Simple: A VIP XJR
When i think a bout little fast Fiats = rolling coffin = Fiat Uno Turbo. The king of this little death machines, no doubt the 500 with the Lambo engine, so sick! :)
1 month ago on Back Seats? We Prefer A V8…<br/> Beware: Ferrari Inside!
The English Art of VIP
In this moment, there are no other cars with such an aura like Lamborghini Cars. Pure aggressivity................................ and when you hear the V12!!!!!
1 month ago on This Is Where New Lamborghinis Are Born
@Charles Kaki Ng Very nice! Invite me the next time!
1 month ago on The Chinese Connection
@Charles Kaki Ng How would you describe the diffrences of philosophies of the Chinese and Japanese Car culture, or Tuners?
The Pagani looks like the pornostar of the automotive world!!!
@greenroadster @Z-er0 What is the reason, why in your opinion it does not exist?
Fab Design is located 10 minutes away from me. They build Aero kits for the Lambos too, but hell.... They're absolutley nothing compared to LB Performance! While the Fab cars look rather like Batmobiles, the LB Performance cars play in a diffrent league! I'd love to see LB Performance one day. How's their philosophy over there? Do they welcome visitors from oversea or do they say " gaijin go away" ???
1 month, 1 week ago on Liberty Walk’s Road To SEMA Starts Now
The major part of drift cars is composed by the traditional Silvias, E30 BM's, RX7, etc... Sorry if i forgot some others, but these are the one's that are coming to my mind in first. What is the reason why there aren't so many Z33's out there drifting or competing in the Pro drift series? Is it not a good drift base? As the police here is very strict i can't even practice to find out :) They're everywhere!
1 month, 1 week ago on Thrill Of The Chase:</br> On The Hunt For Rookie Of The Year
Speedhunters covers really a lot of great events, I think gatebil is one of the most famous right? But it makes me wonder why there are not so many Z33? Are these cars so hated out there?
1 month, 1 week ago on Track Dazed At Gatebil Mantorp
very nice! when i get to america i want to see some drift too! Is there any drift battle in florida in september?
1 month, 1 week ago on How To Win And Win Again</br> (Plus A Few Other Thoughts)
Auto Bahn Vignette of Switzerland is present as well mate!!!!!! ;)
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Playing With Detail: <br/>20 Ways To Stand Out At A Car Show