• How To: DIY Alignment in Action (Part 2)

    I just found this post listed as a draft and not posted to the blog. Part 1 has been up for over a year but somehow this never got posted. It was originally written in March 2011. I’ll likely end up messing with the Silvi’s alignment as well as I make suspension changes so this […]

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  • Timeout/Shops: Hot Road

    Everyone knows about UpGarage and all their used parts selling glory, but there are lesser known used parts dealers out there as well. We stumbled across this Hot Road store in Suzuka. After driving buy, I realized it warranted a closer look so, after going around the block through typical, unnervingly narrow Japanese residential streets, […]

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  • Event: Trickers Soukoukai – 10/23/2011

    Nakamura-san is the “boss” of the Trickers car club/group/team/collective-of-people-who-put-TRICKERS-stickers-on-their-cars and runs a shop of the same name. And despite his intimidating looks, he is a jovial, kind-hearted guy who loves being an ambassador to drifting more than driving itself (it would seem) which is the reason for the event. So it is only appropriate that […]

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  • Magilla Gorilla: More parts

    What you see above: Rasty outlet pipe, Cat-delete, Cusco front and rear sway bars, and Yanack rear camber arms. The front sway bar has been installed and the rear has been sold – plan executed to perfection! (If you recall, I installed a Cusco rear bar many moons ago.)

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