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drifting, jdm, nissan, oulton park, r32, rb20, skyline -

A couple of Fridays ago (16th March) I went along with a friend to a drift day at Oulton Park race circuit. Thankfully I had managed to get the Skyline road legal and ready prior to the event which meant I would be drifting my own car (Yay!!) As you can imagine the day started extremely early, we hit the road at 5:30 am and arrived at the track just before 7:30 am. Unloaded the cars, tools and spare wheels and then went to sign on and get some breakfast.  Then while we were waiting for briefing we got our cars...

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drift car, jdm, nissan, project, r32, rb20, skyline -

It's been a while since I've posted anything about the trials and tribulations of living with my beloved R32 Skyline. The main reason for this has been that the latter part of 2017 was chock-full of fun things going on in my personal life. Chief of which was that Lucy and I finally bought our first home together. It feels great to finally have somewhere we can make our own instead of pouring our hard earned cash into someone else's pocket. Anyway, I'm getting off the point, but as you can imagine with something as huge as this going on...

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car spotting, eudm, japan, jdm, kyoto, toyko, trip, usdm -

Earlier this year, while on our honeymoon in Japan, Lucy and I decided to do a spot of car spotting. It was quite a strange experience from a Japanese car lovers perspective, here we were in the country where all our favourite cars originated, and for the most part, over here they were just cars. Something you use on a daily basis to get to and from your place of work, to go on day trips, and visit family or friends. They do however have a vibrant modified car scene in Japan, and while many of these cars are just used...

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