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@AlanPeterson1 @wheatgod 4dr vs 2dr? you mean 5 vs 3..
If people don't buy many 3dr's then surely as a manufacturer you might as well make 5dr models which more people will buy
7 months, 2 weeks ago on Honda Previews 2014 WTCC Civic
Patch up the supra as a short term project and sell it for a profit which can be used to fund a jz swap for the crown? That way the crown gets some lovin and the rare supra gets a happy new owner
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Project Crown Gets A Donor Car (Or Not?)
Hate things like this, it makes me want a ton of money and time to fix up all of the cars that are fixable!
8 months, 1 week ago on Kyusha Cemetery: </br> Where Old JDM Cars Go To Die
Can you elaborate on what a GPS-based Traction Control System is please? I can't even begin to understand how that would work!
8 months, 2 weeks ago on Now Trending At SEMA: Six Cars To Watch
Can we please just get it straight that "VW Audi Group" isn't, and never was a thing. VAG is Volkswagen AG. Audi is a subsidiary, not an equal partner. There is no evidence to support the wide misconception that VW Audi group ever was a thing.
9 months, 1 week ago on Weight Down, Style Up: </br>RAYS For Project GTI
Saw you there Sean, nearly shouted over to you asking if you would enter Leroy into the Civic Cup haha.
1 year, 1 month ago on Joyofmachine: Assaulting The Fourth Dimension
First time I heard of Dome or the Zero was on the Auto Modellista PS2 game about 10 years ago, always thought it was super cool!
1 year, 1 month ago on Carbon Fiber Magic: A Look At Dome
Sweet, this means more photo opportunities while I'm at Snetterton watching Mad Mike and Aaabo drifting.
1 year, 1 month ago on Speedhunters Workshop.01 – Catch My Drift?
@sean klingelhoefer @TomHoward Just goes to show how good Honda's are! I'm looking to drop a 1.6 16v lump in to what is currently my daily at some point next year, if i get fuel economy that is close to yours when doing track days, i'll be ecstatic!
1 year, 2 months ago on Project Leroy: Lighter Wheels, Stickier Tires
Awesome read, Leroy is looking good on the V's!
Just did some sums, in the UK, the amount of fuel you filled up works out at $49.63...
Stumbled across Speedhunters through Nori-Yaro, as I found that SH had a more comprehensive feature on the 2009 JCCS New Year meet. I think this was about 4 years. Still reading every day! Getting to the point where I'll have my own project, just one more year. I've even bought a dSLR in an attempt to become good enough to get some pics on IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER, I got one from my iPhone featured way back at the beginning. This is just by far the best car culture website the world over.
1 year, 2 months ago on Speedhunters Changed My Life: Five Years On
Weird to think of GTO's as rare, they're ten a penny in the UK
1 year, 3 months ago on The Parking Lot At The 2013 Necs
Exactly what I was going to say! Pretty sure it's the same front bumper
Brilliant post. Dino, you are living the life we all dream of, keep up the good work!
1 year, 3 months ago on It’s All About Rubber: Neova Ad08r Time Attack
@jdmflash the rocket bunny 86 which has no engine mods and just an exhaust upgrade?
1 year, 3 months ago on D1 Dreams: Bensopra Enters The 2013 D1 Season
Never really seen a 67 model Impala, That is stunning though! Love the long sweeping lines.
1 year, 3 months ago on Cruising New Zealand In A ’67 Impala
looks cool, but NO idea why the its called the 'Monster Energy Nitto Tire 2014 Ford Mustang RTR', when its built for the 2013 championship...
1 year, 3 months ago on Vgjr’s Monster Energy Nitto Tire Mustang Rtr
Or a BEAMS 3S-GE
1 year, 4 months ago on Project Crown: Signs Of Life
Surely it has to be a JZ? Not massively tuned, just a modern, reliable inline sixer, in keeping with the original. I know JZ's are overdone but thats for a reason right ;)
A Ferrari's a Ferrari, but they call it "LaFarrari."
1 year, 4 months ago on La Amazing: Ferrari’s New Hypercar
15x the price of an Aventador in UK money...
1 year, 4 months ago on One Of Three: The Lamborghini Veneno
DC2 is often considered to be THE best handling FWD car ever.
1 year, 4 months ago on Poll: Front Drive Legends
This car is perfect. NO idea why everyone is hating on those mounts, if they were unsafe, they wouldn't sell them.
1 year, 4 months ago on Takata Equipped: Project Gt-r’s New Belts
1 year, 5 months ago on Raiding The Toy Cupboard: Beams-engined Celica
I saw a video of this somewhere a little while back. The BEAMS engine is forgotten over here, nice to see it being used!
@CarpeDeez @TomHoward @ComJive @Hanma
What does money have to do with it? Whether the engine costs £2k or £100k to build, that doesn't change that OHV is outdated.
1 year, 5 months ago on The Triflux
@ComJive @Hanma Mercedes Benz M156 engine with DOHC: .6.2 Litre, 563BHP in the base model SLS, up to 622BHP in the Black Series SLS
2013 GM LT1 Small Block: 6.2 Litre 450BHP with OHV
Both 6.2, both N/A
This in the 80's, and yet the Americans still swear by OHV engines??
Sorry but 'Ford Cosworth Sierra RS' implies that its the Sierra RS edition of the 'Ford Cosworth'. Do your research, 'Ford Sierra RS Cosworth'
Yes I am being pedantic but thats such a rookie mistake..
1 year, 5 months ago on Poll: ’80s Performance Icons
Fantastic Paddy. Got to say, personally I dislike the whole 'VW scene", but I know that if I saw a dumped Golf, I know my eyes wouldn't be taken off it, because whether it has a VW, Ford, BMW or whatever other badge, a car is a car and that is the thing we all have in common and brings us together.
1 year, 5 months ago on Editorial – A Difference Of Opinion
@majik16106 This could be applied much more widely than just between car enthusiasts, at least here in the UK.
1 year, 6 months ago on First Glimpse: Tokyo Auto Salon 2013
This year I bought a dSLR camera. Going to UK Time Attack Championship, hopefully three rounds, and anything else thats around! Got a boring car myself but hoping a friend will get one or two of his projects on the road this year!
1 year, 6 months ago on Poll: 2013 Automotive Resolutions
I spent £300 on a camera today with the aim of doing some serious speedhunting. Round 1 takes place at Brands Hatch winter stages rally on the 12th! :)
1 year, 6 months ago on #iamthespeedhunter: Let’s Get This Party Started
Surely its between Daigo and Loeb? No idea why they put Gitten Jr on the list, since he Daigo was clearly the better driver, winning two championships and a 3rd place finish in another while Gitten Jr came runner up in one championship. I don't mean to belittle the achievement of coming second, but Daigo achieved a LOT more this year.
But my vote went to Loeb - 9 consecutive titles.
1 year, 7 months ago on 2012 Speedhunters Awards: Driver Of The Year
Has to be Goodwood! Gatebil is just boring..
1 year, 7 months ago on Speedhunters Awards 2012: Festival Of The Year
Voted for Keith, but I wish I could've voted for Nigel, Nino or Suzuki
1 year, 7 months ago on 2012 Speedhunters Awards: Builder Of The Year
Would've gone for the McLaren if not for the reliability issues that plagued it during the season, here's hoping they make it work next year for Perez! Only one sensible alternative; Deltawing
1 year, 7 months ago on 2012 Speedhunters Awards:<br/>competition Car Of The Year
@ToneDiez You can't deny that it didn't 'compete' in competitions though...
A mate linked me this the other day, SO MUCH 86 FEELS
1 year, 7 months ago on Eight Six Love Affair
Amazing. The Urban Outlaw video had me captivated start to finish too. A lot of respect.
1 year, 7 months ago on Magnus Walker: You Build Your Own Luck
Really liking your posts as of late Jonathan!
1 year, 7 months ago on Lighting Up The Little Details
I liked it when #iamthespeedhunter was more simple, just posting people's pics..
Don't try too hard paddy..
1 year, 7 months ago on #iamthespeedhunter: Meet John Zhang
"The idea of subcompact making nearly 200 horsepower is pretty amazing"
Nothing new in Europe, sorry to burst your bubble!
1 year, 7 months ago on What’s Hot In La?
Saw an Aventador at the NEC Classic Motor Show a few weeks back, walked straight past it to look at a Bullitt Mustang replica..
1 year, 7 months ago on Raging Bull: The Aventador
In Vettel's Toro Rosso days he drove a far inferior car to the points in some great drives. He is superior to Schumacher. Mark my words.
1 year, 7 months ago on Once, Twice, Three Times A Champion
@Option13 'trouble moving trough traffic'
Twice this season alone he has come from the back of the field to score points, one of those times was a podium.
From the side it has the profile of the Lexus SC to me! I cant decide if its nice or bizarre!
1 year, 8 months ago on The Roadster…that Isn’t A Roadster
I voted turbo powaaaa, but I think turbo should be top of the range and do a more powerful N/A version to bridge the gap
1 year, 8 months ago on Poll: Juicing The 86
Feels like there's too much crossover between this and #FeatureThis to me..
1 year, 8 months ago on #iamthespeedhunter: Line ‘em Up & Knock ‘em Down
Toyota (and Subaru) need to stop pissing around and put a turbo on it. It's what everyone is asking for.
1 year, 8 months ago on Toyota 86 To Get Kers?
Don't understand how MOPAR only get 375BHP out of a 5.7. LESS than BMW get from a 4.0...
1 year, 8 months ago on Sema 2012: Enginehunting
@Roberto_Roy_Londero Just because it is also associated with Lancia doesn't take from its association with Porsche. Stop being so pedantic.
1 year, 8 months ago on Martini Meets Mustang: The T-5r
I've been thin on instagram pics lately, hopefully the Footman James classic car show at the NEC will change that :)
1 year, 8 months ago on #iamthespeedhunter: Social Skills
The colour scheme is brilliant, im surprised at how well the pale yellow works with the silver, creates a nice accent. Love that the accent on the wheels matches too. What a stunning car. I need a supercharged GT86 soon..
1 year, 8 months ago on Live From Socal, The Evasive Fr-s #featured
Malaysian car company, been around since the 80's iirc
1 year, 9 months ago on Btcc Trek: The Next Generation
Fantastic write up! I was already planning to attend a few UK Time Attack events next year after going to the Snetterton round this year, but I'll definitely be going to at least one BTCC round next year too!
There are many R34's in the world, but it took me a few minutes to scroll down after seeing that. Something special about it, can't quite put my finger on it
1 year, 9 months ago on #iamthespeedhunter: Around The World
It finished the race 5th overall, with some red accents to make it more visible.
1 year, 9 months ago on Poll: Is The Deltawing Too Dangerous?
@ChrisScherzer IT HAS FOUR WHEELS
Saw this vid a day or two ago. Swear the Porsche just turns in really sharply on him.
watching that video has made me want to pack my bags and go to japan with enough money to buy a cheap grassroots drift car to use also as a daily, and take up a job doing anything to pay for it. a life that isn't possible in the UK!
1 year, 9 months ago on #iamthespeedhunter: What You Got Up To
Just to add, I've been regularly visiting speedhunters for years and despite getting a picture on #iamthespeedhunter, this is by far my favourite post on the site. Thank you for showing us this Sean. Keep up the good work!
1 year, 9 months ago on Finally #featured: The Drag’n Kaiser Build Pt.4
Definitely not the sort of thing i'd be interested in, but i followed each of these posts with so much interest. This car looks amazing, seeing the amount of work that has gone in to it and how fantastic it looks is so inspiring. The colour scheme is perfect, much like the whole car. Its so immaculate that it looks photoshopped! Keith, you're an inspiration to all of us speedhunters!
its already been done in english..
1 year, 9 months ago on ??????????????: Speedhunters Volume 1
they really need to downsize, the Z cant have a bigger engine than the R35. It really needs to compete with the GT86. Z is a more recognisable name than Silvia to the layperson too. Smaller Z FTW! But i net itll be 4cyl turbo..
1 year, 9 months ago on Poll: Discussing The Next Nissan Z
Big love for choosing my s13/r32 battle :)
1 year, 9 months ago on #iamthespeedhunter: The Lion Roars Again
i saw 123 WRX up close at Snetterton on the weekend, gotta say, the colour choice is perfect! pictures don't do this car justice
1 year, 9 months ago on A Hot Wrx & 2,500 Miles Across Europe Pt.1
@Berlioz I was at Snetterton this weekend, I had a good look at the impress and I'm fairly certain that it's the cosworth body mate
1 year, 9 months ago on A Selection Of Speed From Snetterton
I was at this, totally epic. Pretty sure I saw paddy shooting at Murrays too :)
1 year, 10 months ago on A Selection Of Speed From Snetterton
@w @Roberlini Tasteful and refined? Boring and unimaginative. I'm sure it's a fine car but I just don't get the hype surrounding vw's.
1 year, 10 months ago on The Golf 7 Is Here
@Roberlini Oh yeah I forgot about that. They're still quite boring though, and very expensive for what they are in the uk at least
when are VW going to make something that isnt bland? peugeot have the RCZ, toyota the 86, even hyundai have the Veloster. Genuinely think that the current Hyundai i30 is a better looking car than this Golf...
@bakemono858 Chris is right, ats classics :)
1 year, 10 months ago on Trax Spotlight-o-rama
RX7 with anything other than rotary makes me cringe so hard..
Great cars featured though!
Been piecing together a hilux 2jz build in my head for a little while now, seeing this makes me want it more
1 year, 10 months ago on Japanese Lego: Kurt’s 2jz Hilux
Saw the black V8 Escort mk1 at Street Rod nationals this weekend, did some siiiiiick burnouts!
1 year, 10 months ago on Taking It To The Top At Retro Rides Gathering
I went for levin coupe, but its so hard to choose :(
1 year, 11 months ago on Poll : Battle Of The Ae86 Body Styles
PLEASE make the merch available in the UK, without massive postage fees like Fatlace..
1 year, 11 months ago on Stretching Into August
I have a feeling that the RS200 with 1000 miles came from the fella who has all of these.. http://www.rsownersclub.co.uk/rsocbb/showthread.php?t=201436
2 years ago on Up Close And Personal With A ‘group A’ Great
Fantastic car and a great write up. I'm so jealous haha!
2 years, 1 month ago on The Long Journey To Owning A Dream Car
Been following Bisimoto on facebook and seen some pics of this a little while back, but this was a great write up with some fantastic pictures. RWB, watch out..
2 years, 1 month ago on The New Old Kid On The Block
@MathewLapointeLizotte Really doesn't look young enough to be Grosjean, also a small amount of digging led me to discover that it is based on a Radical.
2 years, 1 month ago on Week In Pictures : Cool Dudes & Cool Vans
The Toyota TMG thing, I'm pretty sure thats a Radical SR3 with an electric powertrain, cool!
Also, why show a picture of Raikkonen when talking about Grosjean? Thats pretty sloppy..
It's pretty much fine as it is!
2 years, 1 month ago on What Is Speedhunting?
This sort of thing happens in the UK too, I don't understand why they don't sell it and use the money for things like repairing roads and funding the police, etc. A real shame.
2 years, 1 month ago on The Skyline’s Crushed, Pizza Boy
@NickDiLuca @JDMized either way, its a high power V8, which is further from the original concept of the 86 than a 2JZ is..
2 years, 1 month ago on Announcing The 2jz Speedhunters Toyota 86-x
@JDMized Orido already has a 1UZ in his, thats further than the original concept than a 2JZ..
2 years, 2 months ago on Announcing The 2jz Speedhunters Toyota 86-x
2 years, 2 months ago on Simply Low
Glad he got to see the Shelby historics and how much people enjoy his masterpieces, just before his passing.
2 years, 2 months ago on A Legend Passes – Carroll Shelby 1923-2012
Just realised thats an S13, but same livery. My bad
2 years, 2 months ago on Bhp Show Lydden Hill 2012>><br /> The Track
That S14 with 'learn 2 drift' on the side, and its twin came to a car meet in Ipswich (UK). I have heard them both revving up. Sounds good
Really really like that FJ hotrod!
2 years, 2 months ago on The Toyota Usa Museum>><br/>from Lexus To Nascar & More
YES SUBARU BACK IN TO RALLYING!
2 years, 2 months ago on Video>><br /> Subaru Global Rallycross Launch
Looks like they are RAYS
2 years, 2 months ago on Video>> <br /> D1-gp Odaiba – The Foreign Perspective
I know the Speedhunters team are concerned with the site recently, and want to make it more what we want, so heres a tip:
More of this.
"We don’t have to like everything. But why waste energy on something you don’t like when you could turn that energy into something positive for something you love?"Thank you for stating this. If people don't like the stance-based articles, then don't view them. Personally I am not overly keen on VW's but I appreciate the work that goes in to them.
2 years, 2 months ago on Early Edition 2012>><br/> Life Is Full Of Choices
2 years, 3 months ago on Announcement>> <br /> Regular Programming Will Resume Shortly