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Whom do I contact about employment opportunities there? Im a guy you used to deal with on a regular basis. Thanks!
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Keeping Cool: CSF Takes Your Questions
Stock transmission? You need an http://apollo-works.com t50 to w58 adapter.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Running Free: A J-Style Street Drift AE86… Made In Ireland
Mr. Miura, your hair is fabulous! What kind of prepwork goes into that style?
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Mr. Rocket Bunny Is Taking Your Questions
I was kidding acting like my friend who's a rotary buff that would scold me if I had referred to it as a crankshaft...I love your write ups and always look forward daily for the pictures of the awesome cars you cover. Please keep up the good work!
4 months, 1 week ago on A Little Mazda R100, A 1000hp Punch
IM SORRY BUT IT DOESNT HAVE A CRANKSHAFT MMMKK?! IT HAS AN ECCENTRIC SHAFT!
5 months ago on Phantom M3: The Best BMW They Never Built
CSF has been making all aluminium radiators. I do not question their build quality. It's just the oem style ones with plastic end caps that I can say were a mess. For some older Toyota trucks/cars they mad all copper brass radiators that were very nice. But any of the ones with a seal and a crimp were a complete mistake of engineering.
5 months ago on February Product Showcase
In another life I used to work for a radiator company. I cannot begin to tell you how horrible CSF oem style radiators were "the ones with plastic end caps on them". They were only slightly better than spectra premium ones which would have a 60% return rate. Misumato, Reach and Koyo were among the aftermarket brands I would spend my cash on.
Wow...what a find. I'd love to be on the recieving end of this.
5 months, 1 week ago on Mystery Mazda:</br>The JTCC RX-3 Found In A Basement
Well you know they hired away all the engineers from vw, Mercedes and BMW. So essentially your getting a European inspired but reliable because korean...car.
6 months ago on GT4 Stinger: Kia’s Answer To The FR-S
15k-20k I'm game...otherwise the new mustang is still the winner in the performance rwd class.
Introducing the new race car for the streets the Toyota supra!
6 months, 1 week ago on Toyota Means War: The FT-1 Is The Supra Reborn
On my list of places to visit, Mazda he looks equally impressive.
1 year, 1 month ago on More Than History: The Toyota Museum Japan
I see Sam Poseys car every time I go up to sears point.
1 year, 4 months ago on Poll: Trans Am Heroes
I love the styling looks so much like my 2006! Good job Vaughn! I want one.
1 year, 6 months ago on Mustang Rtr Dream Drive: Vaughn, Rod And Larry
@joetcollins76 DOPE THANKS!
1 year, 7 months ago on Vanning Is Back
Not in the mood yet? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ng0yavQjfAA <---listen to this while you look at the pics :)
time to mod the old van!
Gawd I love that blue one. Ordered me a sweatshirt!
1 year, 7 months ago on Magnus Walker: You Build Your Own Luck
SO BADASS! LOVE IT! THANKS FOR SHARING!
1 year, 9 months ago on An Encounter With The Syborg
1 year, 9 months ago on If You Build It, We Will Come: Jdm Legends Rx-7
I live close, unfortunately I was unable to attend. Always used to watch wtcc and btcc and WRC on speed before they took it off :(
1 year, 10 months ago on World Touring Car Championship Lands In Sonoma
Wow I love the car and the helmet...Especially the helmet.
1 year, 10 months ago on American Shakotan: The Zombie Cressida
Can you post some video!? This looks fun.
1 year, 10 months ago on Back To Back Wins At Trax For Fredric Aasbø
Well they have already taken away or given super human driver abilitys by replacing them with computer programs...nigh as well replace the driver completely.
1 year, 10 months ago on The Future Of The Gt-r
Somebody at bbc topgear needs to get this on there for a comparison to the star car.
1 year, 11 months ago on A Rear-engine, Rear-drive Kia Cee’d
He does a cap and rotor.
1 year, 12 months ago on Video : Six Rotors Of Amazing
Hahah awesome! That's not gonna pass smog! /kidding I'd love to hear it at full throttle.
@markstoys Haha you won't have to worry about anyone one upping you for awhile or even copying your build.
1uz's are ultra reliable and everywhere considering the amount of them being driven around in oakland/bay area without proper care or maintaince that's probably the reason why do many people decide to go with the 1uz.
I know how you feel about people copying things, it's inevitable though...haha your light years ahead with the setup you have.
Hope to see it in person sometime!
1 year, 12 months ago on Barely Legal : Mark’s Monster Corolla
Xenon: Tom Green do a barrel roll.
Tom Green: A barrel roll?
Xenon: yes a barrel roll.
1 year, 12 months ago on Video: A Barrel Roll At D1gp
1uzfe's are becoming a popular swap. This is ultra creative nice build!
@AfG Haha you must collect them too.
2 years ago on A Visit To Vaughn Gittin Jr’s Drifting Compound
A mixture of the two within the video would have given it more character but yes that German straight six sounds like a v8. Beautiful soundtrack all by itself yes.
2 years, 1 month ago on Video: Poetry In Motion
Ps needs more music in the video. http://youtube.com/watch?v=IHfOPsGZssU
Cheers to Mr. Clason...if you don't enjoy it, somebody else will when you die. That's the right aditude.
That gremlin is not only just a gremlin its a gremlin x they came from the factory with a 304ci aka 5.0L V8. More pictures of the morris minor please if you have them!
2 years, 1 month ago on Eagle Field : The Home Of Drag Strip Rebels
@Kevin T 2015 you will see a new chassis.
2 years, 2 months ago on News>><br/>the 2013 Mustang Rtr
@KietaPhillips @JDMized Ahh the "truck guy is at it again" why am I not surprised. Make any new homedepot front end splitters? Or relocate your license plate back to the proper location yet? It's like you lived or visited japan and are so open to Japanese things but you can't even accept who you are or where your from. Why did you build a truck for road racing anyways? It can't make it into nastruck.
@Jmag I never ran into a unfriendly person at the track...everyone is open and accepting of each others cars. These people clearly are more used to car shows and the "IM BETTER THAN YOU...or I HAVE SOMETHING BETTER THAN YOU" mentality. Its pointless arguing with these types. They claim to go to track days but only have pictures of booths and cars parked. They make up stories and say stupid things like "Because race car" http://assets.diylol.com/hfs/ac3/0e0/a7e/resized/because-race-car-meme-generator-why-more-than-you-can-afford-pal-because-race-car-32ce69.jpg?1312552327.jpg .
2 years, 2 months ago on The People’s Choice: Sunny’s 240z
@USDM Fail Spelling and grammar = FAIL. Go back to school.
@r129s215 Oh and I believe they use the same headgasket.
@r129s215 Ive heard storys "myths" of people swaping cylinder heads. Not sure if its true. But yeah. Would be an interesting engineering feat.
@s30zgt @enorym I was thinking on more of the lines of a preticular Mercedes engine that you could pull the head off of and see very very close simularitys. Kinda like squinting ;)
@missile Dude dont you know...its all about the "positive" http://farm1.static.flickr.com/28/49518122_4e3fe24f21.jpg LOL. I cant believe these people.
Out of curiosity since your a 240z guy...what motor was the l26 designed off of?
@JDMized FYI when I mean barbie I mean my daily driver. [IMG]http://i46.tinypic.com/1hb81z.png[/IMG] since its a PARTY!
Ooooh I wanna see your car! http://static.fjcdn.com/comments/They+are+not.+quot+A+meme+is+quot+an+idea+_449c54d34cdadacf2027ce84b844870a.jpg
@enorym I never said I knew everything...But I can tell you the kit that is being sold by beta sure looks like an ae86 strut. Even the angle that its welded on.
@KietaPhillips Much love I totally agree. I cant understand why someone would hate so hard on this car. I think ive met the guy at a few drift events up at thunder hill. He's a hella cool guy. Aside from him being cool his car is great looking and DRIVES DAILY.
People with newer cars dont realize how hard it is to keep a 20-40 year old car running on a daily basis. Let alone be brave enough to rock it all the time back and forth to the track. Speed bump...FUCK IT here we go! Its just a car...but a car with value and hardship to the owner and people WHO HAVE RESPECT for his accomplishments.
Id love to visit your shop sometime Sunny and take pics. Cheers for keepin it real.
and I know from experience the cartridges from the 240z have a way longer stroke then the ae86's and are slightly skinnier.
@JDMized as far as your tacoma build goes thats an expensive truck. Looks like a GIGANTIC money pit. And in the end its still not a mclaren. Tell me this...why in the world did you dump that much work and time on a 2-3RZ-FE? Thats what motor is in there right "correct me if Im wrong". What will does it run in a quarter?
Ill give you this much...your the first person state side that ive seen do it. But people in Australia have been doing it way longer than you. Whats your intentions with it? Drift truck, work truck, show truck? It certainly wont pass smog with the modifications youve done to it.
@JDMized Just in case you didn't see it...there are license plate holes in the center of your bumper to hold your plate on. You didnt need to drill new ones on the drivers side of the bumper. FYI.
@JDMized Wow your a real pen15. Perhaps one day when you get board of car shows you could go to an actual track event. Ill try not to laugh and make fun of your hood pins and your makeshift homedepot front splitter.
They probably used the cartilages from the 240z after they cut them down to weld on the perches for the coilovers. That way they didnt have to cut up the shock towers.
Now look at the strut kit link and see what they used to section.
Notice the break line bracket. There's the proof you can also tell by the angle the spindle is welded on. I actually work on cars. Thats why I know this. Sorry for bursting your non-ae86 front suspension bubble.
@JDMized ok dude I'll let him know not to use another z because everyone is doing it and thier mother is building one "according to you". Maybe the tunig industry is ruined because of people like you thinking they know what's best for everyone as opposed to individuality that obviously can't be seen by someone with 1inch thick glasses and a horrible additude. Let me guess you build "race" cars now. Pics or it didn't happen.
@s30zgt If you ever built an 86 you'd know them struts are 86 struts and spindles, that obviously have been modified. But I stand corrected. Somebody builds them out of 86 parts.
Wait I just realized...you probably have people build your cars for you. Why dont you go ask the shop you go to.
I know your type thats why I said it. "Buy it from eBay "made to fit the car" with no fabrication." Maybe if your car wasnt in your garage all the time you'd be getting out more often and you would have more of a chance seeing it. NAME a suspension kit that is still around for the car that he could go buy. GO do your eBay homework and post me a link when you find one.
@JDMized I dont see a Giant red circle or bondo on this car. Wheels are different, interiors different, OK they are both kinda silver...and slammed and look awesome. Are you unhappy because its not a brand new car? Because thats all I see you comment on positively. Sounds like you might be jealous of not having the ability of working on a car and appreciating this work of art.
Like what? Does anyone make suspension for it anymore? Find something that would work in place that would still be logical to put on a 40 year old car. I dont understand why so many people are hating on this car. Maybe its because he can drive his daily and still get chosen. When others have garage queens that sit on jack stands and move 10ft out of the garage on saturdays and sundays and back in on mondays.
WOW...Speachless first car ive seen in a very long time on speed hunters that has so much character. Bay area love.