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#1   2016-07-30 22:24          


Newest Article:

There and Back Again: The 180 of Many Faces

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The North American Red Fox is an nocturnal predator. This one happens to inhabit Highway 74; Vista Point inbound, and drives a red Miata.

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#2   2016-07-31 00:13          
I love your work, Nick. Keep it up. I especially can't wait to read the Crown Autoworks article!
Shut up, Todd!

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#3   2016-07-31 00:22          
Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
With so much drama in the V-S-T, it's kinda hard being Bigg B-O-double-S-ninetythree B)




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#4   2016-07-31 00:39          
Loving this shit my furfag friend <3

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#5   2016-07-31 01:55          
# RinKK : Loving this shit my furfag friend <3
Just cause my real handle is 'Fox' doesn't make me a furfag, friendo.
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#6   2016-08-09 00:03          
New article as of 8-8-16! Thanks for letting me take a look Driftphantom!
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
The North American Red Fox is an nocturnal predator. This one happens to inhabit Highway 74; Vista Point inbound, and drives a red Miata.

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#7   2016-08-09 02:21          
Cool article bro loving our own speedhunters.

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#8   2016-08-09 21:22          
# Jdm_Racer : Cool article bro loving our own speedhunters.
Aww, really? Thanks! <3
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#9   2016-08-09 21:31          
# GoverningNick : Aww, really? Thanks! <3
Yeah man hoping that someday i appear here.

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#10   2016-08-09 23:13          
Link to Trans-ocean Transplant has been fixed.
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#11   2016-08-10 10:36          
So how do i get into one of these? :)) ;)

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#12   2016-08-10 10:54          


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#13   2016-08-10 11:39          
# Nexion : So how do i get into one of these? :)) ;)
Well, it's simple. Build a amazing car, and if you're lucky, you'll get a PM from me with further information.
# KeeJay :
Wow, that's pretty damn cool. Unfortunately, I'll be sticking with the Speedhunters title, but I'll add these into the sticker shop (if you're okay with it). Also, which font is that?
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#14   2016-08-10 12:10          
That's pretty cool

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#15   2016-08-10 13:09          
# GoverningNick : Wow, that's pretty damn cool. Unfortunately, I'll be sticking with the Speedhunters title, but I'll add these into the sticker shop (if you're okay with it). Also, which font is that?

It's OK, no problem. I believe it's one of Helvetica fonts (one of free ones as far I remember). The cuts are custom though


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#16   2016-08-13 21:51          
Any chance that my HCR32 can be featured????

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#17   2016-08-13 22:22          
# Phonexius : Any chance that my HCR32 can be featured????

# GoverningNick : Also, as a Speedhunter, it's my job to feature cars on here. Please don't PM me, if I'm interested, I'll contact you first.

Also, I'm in Los Angeles right now and don't plan on going to Europe any time soon.
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#18   2016-08-13 22:50          
# GoverningNick : Also, I'm in Los Angeles right now and don't plan on going to Europe any time soon.
Dotn forgot the japan

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#19   2016-08-13 22:54          
# Jdm_Racer : Dotn forgot the japan
I'm actually thinking about planning a trip there, so stay tuned!
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#20   2016-08-14 05:40          
New article is UP! Thanks to Hyped for letting me take pictures of it then ramble about it on the internet!
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#21   2016-08-16 06:08          
Grunge to Glory: The Rapid Roadster is UP! Thank you VFlush for giving me the chance!
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#22   2016-08-16 07:30          
Wow another excellent read! Keep up the great work man
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#23   2016-08-16 07:35          
# Driftphantom : Wow another excellent read! Keep up the great work man
What can I say? It's literally my job!
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#24   2016-08-16 07:50          
Fantastic work! I'm definitely, like, not paid to type this shit yo.

Jk it's amazing buddy. Keep it up.

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#25   2016-08-23 20:30          
On the Horizon is live! Huge shout-out to Harrsion15 for spilling the beans on his Skyline!
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
The North American Red Fox is an nocturnal predator. This one happens to inhabit Highway 74; Vista Point inbound, and drives a red Miata.

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#26   2016-09-07 17:14          
Ill took 10 of each decal

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#27   2016-09-07 21:54          
Alright, they're on their way. Give them a day or two to get to Japan from Los Angeles.
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
The North American Red Fox is an nocturnal predator. This one happens to inhabit Highway 74; Vista Point inbound, and drives a red Miata.

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#28   2016-09-08 02:18          
Thx bro

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#29   2016-09-08 04:58          
The Swedish Situation is up and going! Thank you to Smurf for letting me take a look at your lovechild!
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#30   2016-09-08 05:29          
# GoverningNick : The Swedish Situation is up and going! Thank you to Smurf for letting me take a look at your lovechild!

Lovechild? i think you mean cumdump, but in all seriousness i got coils awhile ago(Did i post that or totally forget?)
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#31   2016-09-08 06:50          
# Smurf : Lovechild? i think you mean cumdump, but in all seriousness i got coils awhile ago(Did i post that or totally forget?)
Crap, you mentioned it. Blame the lack of sleep from driving two states home lol.
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#32   2016-09-08 07:45          
# GoverningNick : Crap, you mentioned it. Blame the lack of sleep from driving two states home lol.

Hit one too many dispensaries on your way home? lol
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#33   2016-12-21 03:56          

To almost everyone here, (really the only person not included is ThatBoostedGuy), you're all so close to getting your car on the front page of Speedhunters, and remember, there's a event once I hit ten features, and there's only three more to go!
CREATE!

INSPIRE!

BUILD!

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#34   2017-01-15 20:16          


A Year of Speedhunting

1 year. 365 days. 8760 hours. 525600 minutes. 31,536,000 seconds.

And we, human beings, are there for all of it.

So, with a population of over 7 billion, and all that time for each person, we can get a lot done.

We're a species that awards innovation, taking the extra step, improving things whether or not they need to be improved.

A year is a good amount of time to get things done, and as a Speedhunter, there are countless opportunities to do as such.

So, let's take a step back, and overlook what I did.



That, was my old bike. I had her for the better part of three years, before I moved to Glendora.

I stayed in Glendora for a week or two, before selling the bike, and buying my first project car: A 1966 Volkswagen Bug.



He was named 'Stinkbug', since my friend called it a 'Lil Stinker' on the right side of the I-10 Freeway. I went several directions with this car, as I had no idea what I wanted it to be. Referring back to the point I made in Grunge To Glory, the feature of VFlush's SR20 Miata, there are tons of these cars in the wild. It's almost a requirement, if not a requirement, to make yours stand out. In VFlush's case, there are just over a million Miatas, spanning four model generations and 28 years out there. In my case, there are 21,529,464 Beetles of Stinkbug's body style, starting in 1938 and ending in 2003.

At first, I installed a roof rack and some Fenton Mags, aiming for that boardwalk cruiser look. Then, I sold the roof rack, removed the old front bumper, and got a big ol' ducktail spoiler, going for the Baja 1000 aesthetic.



During that, I found something on Craigslist that I just couldn't resist: a 1960 Chevy C10, prime for the picking, and at a killer price: three Little Caeser's Hot n Readies, and a case of Budweiser.



She was promptly named 'C10Fold' after the expression 'Ten times greater'.

Unlike Stinkbug, I knew where I wanted to go with this right off of the bat. I wanted a bad ass, loud ass, wide ass truck that'd pull on any Corvette, Civic, Mustang, Camaro it wanted. Hence, the cheater slicks on the rear, the intentional keeping of the patina on the body, the bedless look, and the 454 big block that was being swapped in there before it all went wrong.



I had it all good, until... this happened.



I lost everything in there. Both the Bug and the C10, all the old and new parts I had, everything. Then, I lost my house, and had to sleep on a friend's couch while trying to figure everything out insurance wise, and all.

Then, I won.

I had submitted an application to Speedhunters as a dare from my friend one night, and by some miracle, I got the job.

Then, my great uncle passed away, and I inherited the old warehouse he kept in what is now Downtown Los Angeles.

The insurance money from both cars came in, and that helped cover the inheritance tax, the furniture, and the overall costs of moving in and all.

So, I celebrated by buying a daily driver/project.



A FC RX-7. More specifically, a 1990 base model S2.

I'll admit, this thing was a bit of a hooptie. Blown suspension, half alive 13B (which I still have around, thinking about it.), it goes on.

Now, after sinking a grand total of 14,967 dollars into that same Mazda, it looks like this now.



Whilst I was working on or dailying the FC, I came across another opportunity that I couldn't pass up: a crashed Porsche 911 for 'only' 7,000.



Yeah, she was rough around the edges, but thanks to friends I had made during my time in the Speedhunters team up to that point, the resotration was the least paniful and costly it could be. After taking her for a test drive once the engine had fired back up, she was promptly named the 'Widowmaker.'

I've sunk a good amount of money into this car as well, but, I think anyone who would compare the before and after photos of the car would say it was worth it.



But, enough of what I've done for myself in the past year, let's see how I've affected other people.

My job as a Speedhunter gives me ample reasons to travel the state, country, and even world. As such, my first feature saw me endure the cold of eastern Russia to capture the essence of a Russian teenager's Subaru Legacy. [Read it here!]



Then, I stayed in the state of California for the next four features, from a piece on the shop I was lucky enough to buy my FC's current engine from. [Read it here!]



To possibly the most unique Z33 Z car I've ever heard of, [Read it here!]



To the most wonderfully obnoxious S chassis, [Read it here!]



To the NA Miata with an absolutely wonderful swap, [Read it here!]



Then, my travels took me to Arizona to glance over one of the most unique R33 Skylines in our borders. [Read it here!]



And, most recently, I traveled to the home state of Nirvana, Washington (State) to look over quite the Volvo wagon. [Read it here!]



And all of these cars were amazing to travel to glance over, talk with the owners, and more! These trips really reminded me of really how diverse our wonderful little hobby is. From fire spitting track cars that could push 4 digit horses if they wanted, to humble home town heroes built with parts from the local salvage yard, they're all great; I love them all (some more than others, I will admit. No car guy is without their preferences.)

All in all, it's been one helluva year for me, and I'm quite excited to start a whole new one, and see what exciting adventures will lead in this one.

Want more? Come see our new central hub for everything Speedhunters. Article archive, online store, and more! Just click the link here!

Want a post-by-post on Nick's FC and his other projects? Click me and visit his personal blog!
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#35   2017-01-15 21:16          
It was a good year, but 2017 is going to be even better. I look forward to seeing whatever you put out next.

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#36   2017-01-15 22:44          
Same here 2017 will be lit as shit.

WE ARE NOT PERVERTS!!

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#37   2017-02-10 00:36          
FEATUREME SUCCCKKCCCCCCCCCCCCCC YOU FEATURE MY S13


Stop being a cock - BB93

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#38   2017-02-12 00:15          
Thank you to Nakai-San, ThatBoostedGuy, Driftphantom, and Phoenexius for making the article Nakai's Night; Parker's Prestige a possibility!
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# Bigg Boss93 : Ahahah that's sick, well done dude! :D
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#39   2017-02-12 07:50          
Such an epic read! Also thank you and boosted for the opportunity to be apart of something so great. nakai is my idol
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#40   2017-02-12 21:13          
You wellcome mate it was a honor to meet such a guy as Nakai-san!!!!

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