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!
@speedhunters_dino Thanks for this nice coverage Dino. Let me ask you a question. Since there is so much competition between the tuners, how can Nismo be still in the game? We all know that Nismo parts are really high priced for the Skyline scene. Does it make sense for Nismo to continue as seller of aftermarket parts or should they limit their self as a constructor of complete cars ( Nismo GT-R, Nismo Z's, etc) Thanks.
2 days, 7 hours ago on The Tuning Parts Of R’s Meeting
Thank you very much for this beautiful post! The GT-One is the most beautiful Le Mans Racer produced in the world, ever! It's so sad Toyota isn't in Formula 1 any more...
2 days, 8 hours ago on Tunnel Vision: Time Travel With Toyota
Ciao ragazzi. vivo in svizzera e vi capisco totalmente. anche noi abbiamo le regolazioni troppo strette e veramente ci rendono la vita difficile per importare una macchina giapponese oppure modificarla. forse l'unica cosa (aver letto questo articolo adesso) e che abbiamo documenti di omologazione, oppure possiamo creare un documento di omologazione (per cherchioni, supsensioni, marmitte) per girare legale su strada! Pero in confronto alla germania o ad altri paesi europei e proprio una rottura di scatole. Sono italiano, ho anche il passaporto, pero sono nato e cresciuto in svizzera. Pero vedere ed ascoltare il telegiornale co tutti sti casini che creano questi politici mi fa veramente pena! spero che l'italia si potra riprendere di questa crisi. Sempre in speranza che potra rendere la vita piu facile a tutti, sia la gente normale ed anche gli "petrolheads". Forza ragazzi tenete duri! E vivete la vostra passione, sia legale o illegale, perche alla fine e quello che rende felice! live your dreams! Everything else is a waste of time! Saluti, Gianluca
1 week, 4 days ago on Meeting The Angry Pandas
@JDM_Luca so you mean like there are cars that are predestinated to tune/modify and some not?
2 weeks, 6 days ago on Discussion: Can You Make A Ferrari 458 Better Looking Than It Already Is?
@sonic2896 very good way of thinking!
This is a good question... It takes actually some time to get a good answer. There is a said that tells "the highest level in originality can be obtained by not modifing the car at all"..But there are a lot of tuners that still modify Ferrari's... I have big respect for the engineers that made these cars, so I would tend to leave them as they are. I'm sorry to say this but in the end it's all a question of money and flavours.. From my expierience, where a lot of money is, often logical thinking and technical limits do not really work together hand in hand.. Some modify super cars to go with time, because not every Supercar is = Supercar... This means some improve the brake system or update the suspension. On the other hand they just want to have a Unique car, their own way and style...
to make it short, if I had a Ferrari ( i hope so one day......F40 in my dreams...... ) the only mod would be TUBI STYLE :) the rest leave it like it is! AMEN!
@JamesGlickenhaus Thank you for answering my question! Good luck in the next competitions!
3 weeks ago on Fun & Answers With Jim Glickenhaus
3 weeks, 1 day ago on A Little Taste Of Italy…
I always wanted to have a closer look at that car! Somehow it's a bit of a shock opening the hood and there's no Ferrari engine in it, but hell the complete set up makes me just drool... :D Thanks Taryn and Pedey!
3 weeks, 1 day ago on The Ferrari F355 Built To Climb
I have big respect for the students and the company itself! Great article Jonathan, we need more things like this!
3 weeks, 1 day ago on We Teach To Imagine The Future: IED Turin
Cool Event! Does anyone know the name of the Wheels of the gunmetal Nissan Silvia S13? They look awesome, but here anyone sells replicas, me don't want replicas..........
I think the Evo's like a modern day Kaido racer! :) The exterior design is not my case, but from the pictures the quality of work seems to be very well done!
3 weeks, 2 days ago on All The Flavours Of StanceNation Japan
@Larry Chen @Gianluca FairladyZ Okey let's do this :D
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Step One: Find A Fun Car To Drive
Terminator Exhaust Pipes!
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Blown ‘N Low: Hot Rodding 101
i swear to god, if i win a million i let my car ship over to monterey and i want to do exactly the same thing :) It's so nice to have such a good comunity! Great write up! Thumbs up!
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Step One: Find A Fun Car To Drive
3 weeks, 3 days ago on European Hill Climbing Personified:</br> Opel Kadett Howler
Please make a feature of the 787 & Z32 imsa racer :) As always great shots guys!!
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Monterey Car Week: Through My Lens
Great coverage man! I remember when i was younger i used to watch these races a lot!
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Putting The Super Back Into Touring Cars
Wow... This is unbelievable! It is such an art to build a well designed race car! @MadMike Whiddett What intake design will you use for the 26B Engine? Will it be the telescopical pipe desing like in the 787B Le Mans Racer? When you add more Rotors (besides more power that you get) does the caracteristic of the power curve change or is it just like always, but more powerful? Thx
4 weeks ago on When 3 Rotors & 1 Turbo Aren’t Enough:</br> RADBUL Gets 26B-TT Power
@ Dino... 2 Words my Friend: MAMMA MIA :) The black 512BB, Montreal, 8C... This is really the trio infernale... Or with "La Giannini" should i say the "Fantastic Four" :) Very good location, great pictures!
4 weeks ago on Daikoku PA: Who Needs Museums?
Fantastic pictures! But let me ask you something. In your time as speedhunters i'm pretty sure you heard a lot of cool and fast cars, but what was your impression of hearing a fully race ready Lancia Delta S4? I've heard them once and it was special to hear that supercharger sound in front and the dump turbo sound at the back :)
1 month ago on Bonjour From St Ursanne: The World’s Greatest Hill Climb?
@Speedhunters @Gianluca FairladyZ It was my pleasure! Everytime again! Have a good time guys and see you soon!
1 month ago on The FT-1 Returns
@Nikhil_P Click on the Chapters which are listed below the last picture
1 month ago on Full Drivetrain Swap: The Quattro Scirocco
@Chah Click on the Chapters which are listed below the last picture
This car is from another Planet! I Love it!!!!!
That's a really nice buildt car. I can feel the pain that the owner had to endure.. Had a lot of problems too with my EX supercharged Z...
1 month ago on A Blown, Aired-Out Infiniti G37:</br> The Perfect Japanese Luxury GT Coupe?
I studied car design and construction at the school of franco sbarro. As the cars were concept cars, the parts are not designed to be reliable and enough resistent to endure high class competition. How difficult is it to build a Race Car from Zero and what are the tests that the car with its material has to endure, to can guarantee you to be competitive? Because obviously we compete in races, to win! Isn't it?
1 month ago on The P4/5 Was Just The Beginning:</br> Jim Glickenhaus Takes Your Questions
Congrats to my buddie Roland! That's a nice car these guys buildt! Bryn did you take some pics of the red 996 that they buildt?
1 month, 1 week ago on The Last Car You’ll Ever Need?
@StuKP hahah :)
1 month, 1 week ago on The P1 By McLaren Special Operations
Simple and clean, always a good way to have fun!
1 month, 1 week ago on A Civic Shuttle That Proves There’s More Than One Way To Have Fun
Godzilla on the fenders.... EPIC :)
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Legends & Rarities At The Bayline Gathering
@oldschoolcat @Gianluca FairladyZ Thank you for your opinion. It is highly appreciated.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on The Cars Of July
Have to be loyal to our locals here... The M3 Wagon
@MadMike Whiddett Good luck mate! Looking forward to see ca competitive package from you guys!
1 month, 2 weeks ago on RADBUL:</br> Mad Mike’s New Chassis Takes Shape
Damn.... That old cowboy has some balls to ride that BEAST!
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Baddest On The Salt: <br/> ThompsonLSR Looks For 500mph
Hey nice to hear that! Enjoy you stay here :)
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Secrets Of The Japanese Car Scene
thank you Taryn! This is one of the best articles i've ever read! THIS is exactly what i want to do! Thank you so much! Greetings from Switzerland
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
1 month, 2 weeks ago on V8 Swapping: Choose Your Weapon
Nice collection... But man... Clean this room when someone comes and shoots your treasures....
1 month, 2 weeks 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.
1 month, 2 weeks 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.
If i look at that evo only one things comes to my mind. Jackie Chan - Thunderbolt :D hahahaha....
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Big-Boost Chevy V8 Meets Mitsubishi Evo
Damn that FC is so nice....... V8 Power Baby!
1 month, 3 weeks 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 month, 3 weeks 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 ;););)
@Speedhunters_Bryn @Gianluca FairladyZ Yeah the RS4 is Roland's car :) You see, the world is a village! Keep up the good work guys!
@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!
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!
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The Stuff GT-R Dreams Are Made Of
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Get Funky: 180SX Meets Camaro
@Onecton @JorgeMoreira1 This one is just so perfect..!