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Speed Ventures@SMMR

Speed Ventures@SMMR

Im often at all the Porsche Club events that take place at spring mountain motorsports ranch in Pahrump NV, only because Patrick (paradise blue green pearl with K swap) or Ever (black NSX) are participating in the events. Needless to say content becomes stale because its usually the same cars at every event, but this time Speed Ventures out of California hosted an event including HFF challenge,Wilwood corvette challenge,Bimmer challenge,86 cup,Maxxis super miata cup,cup,and EXR series races. So when Pat…

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A VIDEO YOU SHOULD WATCH

A VIDEO YOU SHOULD WATCH

Wait until you’ve got an hour to spare, do you self a favor and watch this video! it is Russian but they do translate in English so you can understand. it goes into details about the cultural differences of drifting from country to country, It explains how drifting in japan is more focused on actual driver skill rather than big horse power ” sideways drag racing” as they call american drifting. As Suenaga-san says ” drifting is not racing, so…

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Vegas Drift 1/28/17

Vegas Drift 1/28/17

This was the first event of the 2017 season, and it was held on my most favorite track of all the Vegas layouts the outside road course. With about only 20 drivers drifting on the actual road course (north course) and (main course) it left those drivers that showed up with more seat time than they could handle,not only was the drivers roster low but we were lacking event staff too.  I was asked to run the north course which…

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Door Bar Delete

Door Bar Delete

Now before you go and give me a hard time about taking out my door bars, let me explain my reasoning. My door bars we made almost 7 years ago, i made them out of .120 wall 1 3/4 heavy ass steel. it was just what i had laying around so i just decided to weld it in. Getting into and out of my car was a bit ridiculous, and when i would drive aggressively  i would always hit my…

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Night Drives

Night Drives

The best way to enjoy a car is to drive a car. Only the driver can truly feel this sensation, the joy of applying pressure to your right foot and getting a direct reaction as you rev it through the RPM’s knowing you are solely responsible for the power and sound it produces only to shift milliseconds before redline. Only the driver can directly feel the feed back from the steering wheel as he goes through a turn, and only…

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Athazagoraphobia

Athazagoraphobia

                   As I come into the home stretch portion of my K-swap I took a moment to reflect on why this has been such a time consuming swap. Nearing 2 years of not driving my civic, I have almost completely lost touch with cars. Motorcycling has pretty much taken over my life, helped influence my friends to get motorcycles, or to get more serious with motorcycles. after acquiring my Brothers FZ 09 in…

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Track Daze!

Track Daze!

In December ever purchased an NSX! since then he has been turning it into an even more impressive car than Honda designed. This weekend was its inaugural track day event, and It was also another momentous weekend because Patrick debuted his freshly K swapped civic.  While patrick had encounterd a few small glitches with his tune, and a bad TPS. Ever’s car performed flawlessly without even a minor hiccup. While the two of them were out on track enjoying their…

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My work is done

My work is done

It’s official, Erics car is all the way done, K pro and tuned by church automotive. It’s an indescribable feeling to have seen this project from start to finish, too see the happiness that his car brings him makes everything worth it. In the beginning his expectation and desire to have the fastest street dominating car was a bit unrealistic, so to convince him that a k20 would be fast when all he wanted was to beat super cars and…

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