Archive for August, 2009

Bumper Cars!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on August 31, 2009 by ekhatch

How bad do I want one of these! 750cc V Twin powered and street legal.

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Rat Rod VW MKI

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on August 30, 2009 by ekhatch

I’ve had a lot of rat rod VWs on here, maybe the term hood ride fits them better, but there’s no denying this is truly a rat rod VW.

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Drift the Bomb

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on August 30, 2009 by ekhatch

For Jason

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on August 29, 2009 by ekhatch

Jason over at Grains of Salt posted this super cool Toyota Stout, I had some pix of it saved in my “maybe post someday” folder so I thought I’d add the gratuitous Japanese school girl shot to compliment his post.

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Sick

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on August 29, 2009 by ekhatch

So, life sucks huh? I’ve got some kind of horrific cold/flu thing going on, doctor said it was possibly the dreaded swine flu, but since the test to confirm is expensive and it wouldn’t change the treatment he was going to give me there was no reason to do it. Whatevs, bottom line is being really fuggin’ sick pisses me off to no end. Found out last Wednesday my special lady friend I’ve been spending time with and digging on more and more lately has stage one cancer in one of her lower vertebra. Perfect. There were malignant cells in her blood as well. Not good. I swear to god I just feel like smashing every fucking thing around me. Thanks Life, I owe you one, you fucking bastard. Anyway, you didn’t stop by here to listen to me whine, just wanted to give a heads up that posts might be slow for the next couple of days. I won’t leave you hanging though, got a great vid for ya today.

Google Street View Lap of Bathurst

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

You’ve probably seen the Google Street View shots of Laguna Seca that have been circulating the last couple weeks, this is pretty cool too. Bathurst is a very famous track with a long racing history and great heritage in Australia, us americans probably know it best from watching the V8 Supercars that Speed TV only seems to show at 4am, if at all. Fuckers. Anyway, you can do an automated lap of the track at the following link by pressing the “drive” button at the bottom.

>>CLICKY LINKY<<

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Datsun 710

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

I’m not that good with chassis codes so you’ll have to forgive me, I do think these were called Violets in Japan though. This is not the best one you’ll ever see, but I love it. There’s an old saying in the car game; “It’s only original once”, and I’m a firm believer in it. Other than being lowered and given a set of staggered SSR MKIIs this 710 owned by Jose Mendez is all original and bone stock right down to the 100hp L20B engine. To some this is the perfect starting point for a teardown, paint, and swap but I love that he chose to let it be. The car’s soul and spirit are intact, the patina telling the story of the life it’s lived. You don’t look at it and wonder how big of a mess it was when it was found and how much bondo is holding it together, it’s just an honest, REAL car.

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Is That a K20?

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

In a dubby pick up? Really? Awesome.

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can never go wrong with Work Equip 03s

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and an S2000 cluster? Get the fuck outta here!

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Hondas @ Formula Drift After Show

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on August 26, 2009 by ekhatch

This first EG is a lesson in just how effective clean paint, proper stance, and nice wheels can be. Cars that stand out without screaming “look at me” rock, they make perfection look so easy.

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Can anybody ID these wheels? I know I’ve seen them before but it was a looong time ago.

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Looks like some money was spent on this Sol, but the GT wing just isn’t for me. As always though, props for doing something different.

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CTR replica on timeless TE37s, doesn’t get much more classic than that.

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Damn I am really falling for Meisters on EKs these days

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Had Enough of This Car Yet?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on August 26, 2009 by ekhatch

Too bad. The pix I took of it at SlowMo sucked so I thought it deserved a glamour shot.

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