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The M3 ! the simple aero is something i want for my car too!
2 weeks, 6 days ago on The Cars of June
Great article, as always Taryn, godspeed on your travels!
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Drive Your Dream
Congratulations on the fathership, god bless!Now, where do i find that onboard video from LaSupra?
1 month, 1 week ago on So Much Speed To Hunt, So Little Time
This is mental, i love it! I myself would run something like that to carry parts around...I`m crazy for digital dashes and displays, does anyone around here know what dashboard is that? where i can buy something like that?
1 month, 2 weeks ago on The VW Caddy From Hell
i think the more competitive it gets, the more sponsorship, more power, etc, it all makes more difficult to achieve bigger resultsAnd i could also agree that drifting has an important position in motorsports, like the freestyle motocross has in bikesports. The important thing is keeping drift FUN ! i think some more regulations wouldn't hurt , but not powerwise, please, i think one cool thing about drifting are the "free" engines and chassis , i truly love cars like Papadakis/Aasbo Scion Tc (i am finishing a FWD to RWD conversion all because of this car! ), i think regulations could create variety through introducing something like D1 Street Legal
Come on, a Formula Drift Street Legal is all that we want, right? this way the grassroots level can still play the game even without the gargantuan budgets of the bigger teams, at least in my humble point of view
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Is Drifting Racing?
Oh shite =(
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Saying Goodbye To Old Friends
J tune automotive S2000 brought out so many ideas for my own build that i am sticking with it
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The Cars Of May
Really inspirational, if i wasnt myself some 20.000 km from the art college center of pasadena, i would have completed my design degree there, most certainly!I too want a set of watanabes with chunky tyres, but for the big 626 i would go with 15 or 16 to keep the chunky tires in an easy to find measure around here...
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Carve The Canyons, Stir The Soul: <br />The Perfect Miata
@speedhunters_dino @Roughsmoke Also team Mature, and the bunch of subaru drifters too! And you still owe me that off-road japanese story from 2012!
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Looks Like An E46, Drives Like An S15
In my humble opinion, the MADBUL is the dreamy drift car. Period.If i could chose now, no budget limitations, to have _ANY_ car on this land, i would choose and RX7, and if it was really possible, one like Mad Mike`sNo matter the version, even the Mk1 MADBUL was raddest than anything, and it`s crazy style is only surpassed by MMs piloting skills that made him victorious many times even with less power than other people in the grid. I truly think Mad Mike and his Madbul are an enbodyment of the "Jinba Ittai" philosophy on so many levels...
and i wasnt paid to say that, before anybody out there asks...
2 months ago on Mad Mike x Miura: Virtual Becomes Reality
@SeanStott @mbretschneider Thanks for the enlightmentBut why the performance cores are twice or thrice as thick, and why some applications are factory fitted with narrower thicker cores and still work properly where theres plenty of room for a thinnier wider core (like on some longitudinal VWs , for example).Also, how much could i trade in? i could use some space around my actual radiator for supercharger piping...
2 months ago on Keeping Cool: CSF Takes Your Questions
I would really love to work there!
2 months ago on Let’s Cut Up Some Supercars:<br /> Inside Liberty Walk
I have a project car, wich runs mild cams and low boost (typical daily driver ready for trackday setup) for now i run a stock radiator wich is wide and thin. My question is, can i trade it for a narrower but thicker unit? Wich characteristic is better, having more surface or a thicker core?
Loved the end result, and even more so because it sports visual mods that are perfectly doable on almost any street car!
2 months ago on Porsche Hunting In A Honda
Those are mustang cues on a FT-86/ZN6/BRZ, im not hating it, i like it because it looks like cars/styles i do like a lotbut it kinda lost the mustang shape sometime in the middle of the process
2 months, 1 week ago on 2015 Mustang: To Wide, Or Not To Wide?
@FunctionFirst Hey man, you know what happened to the stream?I missed the whole top 16 onwards! it was terrible
2 months, 1 week ago on FD Atlanta: Through My (Wet) Lens
Ok, now i`m wanting to test it, and i want it badly!Thanks for make me start stuffing the piggybank , Keith
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Do You Know The Real History Of Air Suspension?
@speedhunters_dino @mbretschneider You are nearer than most of us , man! lolim certain you can hook up with somebody, or at least throw in more shots of that forester!
3 months, 1 week ago on Grassroots Love At The Black Mark Day
Hey Dino, when you willl go to the local car-meeting-place with the Mature guys and do a big post with mini features on each car? (c'mon , you want to do it, right?)
This car was the most powerful machine of my childhood! Seeing it on a magazine, or even better, piloting it on Gran Turismo, made me smile
3 months, 1 week ago on Twin-Engined & Terrifying:</br> A Monster Suzuki
Full feature on the Valtonen Motorsports RX7 is not negotiable! It looks made of pure awesome!
3 months, 1 week ago on Sweden Is Going To Melt Your Internet
Come on guys, i think we all want to see a feature on mr. Forsberg`s car now!
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Formula Drift Long Beach: The Streets Of Desire
not the proper place to ask (and the answer probably will be kinda positive) but, will we have features on the cars of the speedhunters formula drift drivers (besides the one that already was featured)?
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Enhancing The Eighties: N-Style’s Toyota Carina
My country has zero universities that specialize in car design. It has courses for mechanics only. I myself graduated in graphical Design, worked with book covers, comic books and the lot, and now i am making a big bold move to start customizing cars and trying to live a life i love. That said, is there a tip or is there bibliography you could recommend on reading a model`s factory lines and re-interpreting them? (like, for example, when you create the next gen of an existing model in aston lineup)
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Question Time For The Century Man:<br/> Ask Mr Aston Martin
@speedhunters_dino @mbretschneider Me too, although some people like it rough i immagine since many nissan engines are chain drive, these cogs might be lubricated by extra engine oil or something alike...Maybe someone more knowleadgeable can come up with something for our curious minds, if you are not able to ask this kind of question due to some industrial secret
4 months ago on OS Giken TC16 – Engine Porn At Its Best
Does anyone know if the gears of the distribution system are all sunk in oil when the engine is running or if it is an independently lubricated system?Dino?
I must confess i am kinda glad the WRX didn't came out too much like the concept, because the concept looked like a Kia. I am NOT saying Kia cars are bad or something like that, just that the concept lacked Subaru identity, and started to relate to other brand/brandsIt came out in a way with lines that kindly resemble the GC, the birthplace of the WRX, wich is something that lacked a little in the previous edition IMHO
4 months, 1 week ago on Meanwhile, Back In The Real World…
@speedhunters_dino @mbretschneider Grazie, signore
5 months, 1 week ago on The ‘I Heart Honda’ Charade
Dino, Alex, someone can point me where to find more information about the car? (facebook, blog, forum post...) i like kei-car racers a lot, and found it very intersting (also, if anyone has video...)
And when to start using a harness? I see barely unmodded cars running 4, sometimes 6 points (probably an overkill) as much as i see 400hp street cars with regular seats, so , at wich point should i "feel" or know that it is time to use a proper harness?
5 months, 1 week ago on Want To Harness The Takata Knowledge?
It think it would be intersting for everybody abroad (specially outside the US or the inner circle of editors) to know where our beloved writers, editors and such went after the dissolution of those magazines... Could you give us a heads up here or on facebook? A small article just like this one will be well worthy
5 months, 3 weeks ago on So Long, Modified Magazine
@StudioPCK @mbretschneider Nothing more than you really deserve! Thanks for everything on your website and for sharing your knowledge! I took one of the biggest decisions of my career to start working with cars and you are one of the ones to "blame" for that!
5 months, 3 weeks ago on The Most Influential Automotive Designer You’ve Never Heard Of
Brian is a great inspiration. As a car builder (on my first BIG project) and a graduated Graphic Designer, he is more than inspiration, he is a role model!
I second the statement that you can never have too many RWD sportscars
6 months, 2 weeks ago on GT4 Stinger: Kia’s Answer To The FR-S
still many people go outlaw, people are pushing i lt and i thing govmt is figuring that they can just create fees and taxes for modded cars like other countires... either say, people do it outlaw style all time, my own piece of resistance is something i will try to send to #featurethis in the near future, and , for us outlaws down here , SH and the stories of down there are all very inspiring
7 months ago on Why YOU Need To Head Down Under
current laws in brazil doesn't allow you to modify a car besides changing its color, slightly changin the suspension height and alterations up or down 10% of the original power/displacement and thats it. anything outside these lines is illegal. Consider yourself blessed with all you can do legally in the Nz, AUS, JP, US and EUR
@prplbeast I think FD Japan would be aimed at local privateers/rookies , right?
7 months, 1 week ago on Formula Drift Heads to Japan
Ok , we know speedhunters has no relation to FD (besides friendship), but you guys in the business have enough contacts to answer my question/propose it to the organizes: What about livestreaming? will there be livestreaming?Livestreaming is the way for us outside the US, europe or Japan, to follow up the most amazing car events that are held on those places, i know overseas fans dont bring in the big bulk of money , but if overseas fans weren't somewhat important for the business, FD wouldn't go from the US to the JP, right?
I didn`t even finished reading the article and i already want a full feature on that RX3 for christmas, ok guys?I think others would agree it would compensate for the lack of a full feature on the last crazy rotary you showed us (the mini)
7 months, 2 weeks ago on 25 Hours Of Thunderhill: The Art Of Endurance Racing
aaaand, the video of mike actually doing it is..?
7 months, 2 weeks ago on Cooper-von-Wankel, Moonshine’s Rotary Mini
@kphillips9936 (somebody can correct me if i am wrong) I think when you stretch the tires you keep with the original contact path (a 205 tire at a 9 inch wheel may seem like a 245width but it only touches the ground on the original 205mm). That means that they do cover the wheel, but the sidewalls doesnt touch the ground, and, when you have lots of horsepower and a narrow contact path you have less traction as you press the accelerator.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Sedan King: The N-Style Customs JZX100 Mark II
I will throw some ideas at the table, u ready?1 - off road in japan2 - drifting events in eastern europe3 - hill climb events other than pikes peak (cmon folks, PRESCOTT, aren't there some brits at speedhunters?) 4 - hill climb in japan? (there's gotta be a scene...)
6 - TARGA TASMANIA
just for me, those are half a dozen things, the years has 365 days, i know you guys can do all of them, right?
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Pedal To The Metal:<br />Don’t Stop Me Now December…
ooook, now someone just puts up the link with subtitles, please
8 months ago on SS: The Comic Book For Rally Fans
@Mike Garrett @mbretschneider man, just tell me when "turbo and stripped interior" isn't the answer for an automotive question?LOL, just kidding, but hey, do it the way i told you so and i gotta get a ticket to the US to try it!
8 months ago on Project Crown Gets A Donor Car (Or Not?)
Carry as much as you can from the celica to the crown, it certainly has better geometry and everything else, take drivetrain, axles.... everything. Simple turbo and mild tuning and you have a good drift car AND (without backseat and a few minor mods and anchor points) you can also haul all the needed things on the back of the crown that you may use on the next projects
It better be RWD.The juke engine isn't half bad (that turbo one) but, such a great design inspired by a RWD car simply CANT be FWD. I think everybody here knows that this transition is not exactly good for these kind of cars (corolla, anyone?)
8 months, 1 week ago on Bringing Back The Seventies: IDx Freeflow
I know all too well about part delivery and cost.. having an import (jap) project car in brazil usually means 2 weeks for anything (and 2 weeks for anything that is fast shipping and you know exactly where to source...)About the dash, FRP/CF using the original dash as mould isn't an option?
8 months, 2 weeks ago on Project Z: Return of the G-Nose
Will the #iamthespeedhunter submissions be able as downloadable wallpapers (or , provided the links for the pictures in TUMBLR where the submitter has the option to control the avaliable download sizes, thus allowing or not a wallpaper version to be downloaded) in any sense? Some of those pictures are truly amazing and that little bonus would cope with the rest of the website
8 months, 2 weeks ago on #IAMTHESPEEDHUNTER: Breaking Out
I love the kyusha look and i will do my best (even with with my country strict regulations regarding mods) to move some of those elements into my build, certainly overfenders/flares (even small) and an oil cooler will be present to complete the look.Though as any kind of mod, if it is not well executed, if theres no thinking about it, if its just something done without careful planing, obviously will not look good on any car. But as with any other mod: planned, thought and carefully done it can serve any car. My 2 cents, but yeah, i like them.
8 months, 2 weeks ago on Discussion: The Great Over Fender Revival
@Speedhunters_Bryn I think that the people from animal roghts will be upset when we lower the pony by surgically shortening of legs. Also, i am a little little worried about the poor animal's manifolds when we sort out the boost...
8 months, 2 weeks ago on This Is A Stick-up