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It makes sense at an economic standpoint. I cant imagine the cost to maintain and have backup v10 engines/parts.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on OTG’s Next-Level LFA Spotted In Action
If you think that their stuff is expensive, then look up pretty much any jdm miata company (Nakamae is a good example), their stuff is insanely priced and thats not even with shipping included.
Realistically there's only so many parts you can make for model specific cars, so eventually stuff is going to look similar to other companies. Garagestar puts their own spin on them while ensuring that it's a quality products. I know everyone there and they are super cool guys who also have alot of talent on the track. Sucks i was never able to visit their new shop. Great read.
1 month, 1 week ago on Small Cars, Big Spirit:</br> A Visit To GarageStar
Yep i love the meaty tire look. Plus added bonus is R Comp tires are cheaper in smaller sizes
1 month, 1 week ago on Track Day Wheels: Who’s Running What?
13x8 +20 Traklite Launch with 205/60/13 Toyo RA1
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Track Day Wheels: Who’s Running What?
Im torn between the RSR, the 350z, and the NSX.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on The Cars Of February
Do the 2jz with itbs
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Project Crown: A Long Overdue Update
Love the wagon. Also great choice on the Cobra seats. I have a Cobra Suzuka Pro GT(wide) in my miata and it is the most comfortable racing bucket I've ever sat in. Even for extended periods of time.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Unfinished Business:</br> Where Did I Go So Wrong?
In the last picture of parts, there appears to be what looks like Nitron coilovers just laying on the ground. that's $7-10k suspension just laying there, wonder how much they wanted for it?
3 months, 1 week ago on Parts Hunting In China
overall I like the whole car, I only have a few nitpicky things like why purple interior bits on a red and black car? also the mounting positions of the external reservoirs are a bit too show-offy.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on When USDM Doesn’t Suck: Lexus Attack
I hope you didn't sell your Z!
3 months, 3 weeks ago on 10 Things To Do</br> On Your Speedhunting OE
That Crown coupe is awesome.
4 months ago on Custom Cars Attack Yokohama City
Job well done. The only thing I feel could be improved on is if you had someone fab in a nice custom cage rather than just bolting in a Crushco one.
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Scion Tuner Challenge: Your Help Needed
Must've spent ten grand or more on overnight parts from Japan.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on 6.05 @ 240: Return Of The Supra
im a sucker for the DW86, I've been following that build for a while.
6 months, 2 weeks ago on The Cars Of September
TVR stands for Total Vehicle Reliability
6 months, 2 weeks ago on Prepare For Blast Off: A Savage Sagaris
C. Or better yet do the Super GT Tom's Supra livery
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Scion Tuner Challenge Livery: <br/>The Choice Is Yours!
I definitely plan on buying one as a daily driver when it comes out. Just plan on giving it a healthy drop and some nice wheels. Not gonna track it, I already have a NA Miata dedicated for that. Things are looking good so far, I hope the engine is as good as the chassis!
Attached a pic of my track car to show some Miata love!
7 months, 2 weeks ago on The All-New Mazda MX-5 Breaks Cover
Give it the 2jz it deserves
8 months, 1 week ago on The Scion Tuner Challenge Starts Now!
As a active duty person myself I definitely feel his pain. Whenever I'm deployed or stationed like I am right now here in Korea, literally the only thing I can think about is getting back home and prepping my car so I can get some seat time at my home track (Thunderhill, which I'm dying to try the new 5 mile version!). My car's not as legendary as a Hakosuka but it is what I'd consider a privateer time attack 1993 Mazda Miata which I've been developing over the past few years. like the Hakosuka it doesn't have much power, but boy does it punch way above it's weight class on a road course :)
Beautiful car. I'd love to build something similar someday, maybe a Mazda Cosmo Sport in a similar fashion sorta like this picture of a model that someone built
9 months, 1 week ago on A Hakosuka In The Hills
Yeah I was wondering the same. Pikes Peak and 24hrs Nurburgring are two events that I look forward to you guys covering every year but there was little to none this year.
9 months, 2 weeks ago on Drifting The Peak
Nice! Now finish that mx5! Im dying to see it in action!
10 months ago on MADBUL Meets Rocket Bunny
Theres no point in putting money into aero when its gonna get smashed off anyway
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Think Circuit Racing Is Boring? <br />Try This.
Either the bad quality or the caterham. I would love to take that mental thing for a drive
1 year ago on The Cars Of March
I've always wanted to do a rotary swap in my NA Miata track car. Awesome to see one of the best drivers out there reppin the Miata! }Posted a few pics of mine to show support lol. Can't wait to see the finished product!
1 year ago on You Know MADBUL And BADBUL…</br>Now Meet RADBUL
I'm just happy to see that Lotus has kept true and still uses a traditional manual gearbox rather than a flappy paddle one. They are becoming rarer and rarer which is the worst thing imo.
1 year ago on The Best Lotus In A Decade
To add to my last comment, I always like a good slow mo dubstep drift video, but let me get some more of that rotary soundtrack!
1 year, 2 months ago on Mad Mike On A Mission
ahh I was hoping there'd be video. Can never get enough of that bonkers 4 rotor
In my 20 car dream garage, a TVR Sargaris would definitely be in there. To me it is one of the best looking/sounding cars ever.
1 year, 3 months ago on Where Style Is Born? Autosport International
@familycar @MikeDonnelly well I'd really like to find a Mazda Cosmo and build it similar to this picture but I doubt I'd ever find one.
1 year, 3 months ago on The Least Desirable Skyline?
About damn time! I've been waiting ever so patiently for this and did not disappoint! I may have to snag myself one of these while I'm I've there, but it is my goal to find a '89 R32 GTS-T type M because everyone knows RWD is more fun
The year isn't over yet! The 25 Hours of Thunderhill is this weekend! I'll be there!
1 year, 4 months ago on Pedal To The Metal:<br />Don’t Stop Me Now December…
I know Sean fairly well and he's a super nice guy, also if you wanna get your hands on some rare JDM parts for your car he will hunt them down for you all for a fair price. He's also got an insane car collection, his newest acquisition being a Hakosuka. Unfortunately I wasn't able to make it to the show that day so Sean took my spot which ended up being for the best because my Miata isn't nearly as attention grabbing as his lol.
1 year, 4 months ago on Wait, That’s A Miata? Pit Crew Style
I've been following this build since it first started and is one of my favorites, Glad to see it finally got finished, it's awesome I really wish I had the skills to fabricate my own custom track car from the ground up.
1 year, 5 months ago on The Final Entry: Engineered to Slide Hilux
That is so beautiful, can't wait to see and hear that with flames exiting the 4 rotor within!!
1 year, 5 months ago on Generation Next: </br> The Rocket Bunny x MadMike FD3S
ordered my blue joy of machine shirt! B-)
1 year, 6 months ago on New Maximum Joy Of Attack – 48 Hours Only
Not to mention the epic soundtrack they put in the anime! I'm also a fan of Wangan Midnight, it really makes me wanna get an old Z lol.
1 year, 6 months ago on Initial D: How A Silly Cartoon Changed My Life
Should've chosen a track where he'd been able to actually use all that horsepower, with so many turns on that track it'd probably be a good equalizer between the Pagani and say.. a Miata? lol
1 year, 6 months ago on Pagani Emptiness: <br /> One Track, One Man, One Car
i'd like to get ahold of one of those rb26s!
1 year, 7 months ago on Private Collections: Rocky Auto’s Secret Garage
I actually registered my track roadster for the car show, but I blew my head gasket at Willow Springs this past weekend. I got parts ordered already so we'll see If I make it. I hope so!
1 year, 7 months ago on #featurethis Is Heading To Sonoma
ill bet this thing is a blast to drive! definitely need a helmet though
1 year, 8 months ago on Btm Continuation Cheetah: Up Close And Personal
As always RWB cars are awesome to see, BUT THAT R30!!!!!
1 year, 8 months ago on I Woke Up In The Land Of The Rising Sun
I always like a wild motor swap, but as far as my own vehicle i'd like to keep it in the family. It's my goal to do a 20b swap from a Eunos Cosmo into my Miata.
1 year, 8 months ago on Poll: Keeping It In The Family?
the track prepped Cosmo is so awesome!!
1 year, 9 months ago on Buzzing Rotaries: The Mazda Tuning Festa
LANCIA! i love those cars.
1 year, 10 months ago on Gatebil Mantorp Final Thoughts
i love everything about this car!
1 year, 10 months ago on A Labour Ovlov: The Turbo Bmw-powered Volvo
yay i own a modern classic! lol too bad i ruined it by making it into a time attack car. at least it's being used for its purpose.
1 year, 10 months ago on The Toyota Museum Japan: Model A To Fairlady Z
It just looks amazing from the drifting to the absolutely bonkers car builds, this event is definitely a bucket-list item for me as well as lapping the Nurburgring. If only i was able to do it in my own car..
1 year, 10 months ago on Gatebil: More Than Drifting
badass car. is it just me or does it look like he put exhaust wrap on his roll cage? lol. either way i like everything about this R32
1 year, 10 months ago on STREET REGAL: A BNR32 GT-R BUILT FOR SPEED
hmm i know exactly where i could get ahold of a mkII coupe right now in good 'ol Norcal! Needs to be brought back to life however, in more ways than one
1 year, 10 months ago on UNFINISHED BUSINESS: A VOLKSWAGEN JETTA COUPE
easiest choice i made all day, 3-rotor 86! Nothing like a screaming rotary!
1 year, 10 months ago on POLL: THE CARS OF MAY