Archive for April, 2009

Down & Out

Posted in Uncategorized on April 28, 2009 by ekhatch

I’m probably not gonna post anything til after the weekend, I’ve got a monster tooth ache, getting a root canal Friday, I’m just fuggin miserable despite the Heath Ledger amounts of opiates and painkillers currently in my system. No insurance meant I was in for some sticker shock today, the going rate for a root canal…..$975! Fuck. Anyway, here’s a nice gallery from Import Alliance for you to check out in the mean time.

Turbo D ’79 Civic

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on April 28, 2009 by ekhatch

I wish there were some better pix, if you can’t appreciate this car you have no soul.

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Random (and awesome) Snap

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on April 27, 2009 by ekhatch

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Track Whores pt 15 Hi Res Edition

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on April 27, 2009 by ekhatch

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Someone Just Took it Too Far

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on April 25, 2009 by ekhatch

Now that’s a mutha fuggin widened steelie! Since it’s a VW they’ll probably put some 225/45s on it….I kid I kid! I love my VW peeps. But seriously, how many extensions are you gonna have to put on your ratchet to reach those lugs lol

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Axis OG

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on April 24, 2009 by ekhatch

Pair of hatchies making OGs look good, a DAP EK and super low EF

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Natural Selection

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on April 22, 2009 by ekhatch

According to evolution, which is a scientific fact despite what redneck high schools want to teach, organisms evolve and adapt to thier environment. You can see this in populations of certain organisms that at some point in the past have become isolated and as a result have followed a different evolutionary path than the original population, giving rise to different sub species. Take for instance; I breed live bearing tropical fish for a hobby. I have a few different guppy strains and also a population of a fish called Endler’s Livebearer. At some point in the past both were the same species, but because Endler’s evolved from a population of guppies that had become isolated due to topography they evolved differently. Although they can still breed with guppies thier markings and behavior are quite different and they cannot produce fertile offspring. So….how am I gonna make this long winded post Honda related? Glad you asked. You know all about the thriving VW scene in Europe, and you know that outside of the rat/hood ride sub culture it has a pretty specific look, just like the US Honda scene has the JDM look. It’s generally marked by smoothing and shaving everything possible, boser hoods, big flat smoothed bumpers, flares, and wide low offset multi piece wheels like so

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So what were to happen if an EG got seperated from the herd and was left to fend for itself in this environment? Evolution tells us that it would evolve to best suit this environment and take on charactersistics of native populations.

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Behold, evolution. Not just a theory.

Luke, I am your father

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on April 22, 2009 by ekhatch

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Imola Orange

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on April 22, 2009 by ekhatch

I’m usually not a huge fan of super bright colors, but these are looking pretty damn good

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F20C swapped EK

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on April 20, 2009 by ekhatch

I think there is a rear drive F20C powered EK in the states, but this one is a front drive swap from Italy. I just quickly scanned the build thread (in Italian) and from what I can tell he’s using either K swap or custom mounts, a K series tranny with custom adapter plate, and a modified EK to K header. Not sure what he’s using for axles. Sometime when I have more time to kill I’ll go through all 47 pages translated.

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and she runs