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#721   2018-09-02 17:37          
# Soju :



Just a little update. Swapped those Chuki OEM wheels into Type-X wheels which were lying around in the storage, which somehow makes it "period-correct".



It's really lightweight, and has barely any safety features, which makes spirited driving much more entertaining!



Those pop-up lights look really good, a clear evidence of 20th century.



Also, further details on this pop-up buddy later on. :)



Ah... this RX7. Please update :)
S-Chassis' do look great and tasty !
2x ROTM 2018 :)

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#722   2018-09-02 17:52          
looking really nice !

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#723   2018-09-06 06:48          

Here We Go Again



So... yeah. I kinda bought the '88 FC RX-7 from the Facebook tuner community in Korea. Long story short, I brought something rather unexpected.



Well, I was scrolling through some Facebook page, and found out that the FC was kinda lying around somewhere near Daegu and it was for sale around V$ 6500.

FDs are relatively common to find, but FC... is a whole different story.

Some 1st generation JDM tuners around early '00s were known to use FCs for rotary engine research. It's basically a piece of Korean tuner history.

Mr. Yoon, the owner, was maintaining the car relatively well. Let's say it is "preserved", regarding the condition and rarity of these here in Korea.

It was running well and nothing much showed any problems besides the old tires and the bushings, and some hose leaks.

Drove all the way back to Seoul for 3 hours, and this is what I got in the first place.



Front, the Watanabe wheels. Not bad for these 80's cars I guess.



Rear, the SSR mesh wheels. Not bad either, retaining its classic look.



As I mentioned before, the tires were old ones, so it will be replaced as I settle down and finish the documents and insurance completely.



The interior was pretty much basic, luckily not stripped to the bare metal, having most stock trims and fabric.

Only the driver's side seats were replaced with those Bride Brix seats. I guess the seats were once replaced, since it looks fairly new.



It somehow shows that this rotary is carrying some turbo under its hood. I have to check the whole engine since I couldn't feel any of the boost or lag.

And those fugly looking license plate. The sign of mid-00's when design was not considered at all.

I am not lying, those are actual license plates back then. Thank god it changed after few years with those better looking white ones.



I think it sits really nicely. Not too showy, not too "stock" which shows a perfect balance. I guess I found a nice rotary project after all :)



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#724   2018-09-06 19:52          
Loving the stance on the FC
would be better with Watanbes all around tho imo


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-Toyota Supra GA70 Mk3 (wangan runner build)
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Sold cars:
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- Honda civic ES1

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#725   2018-09-06 20:27          
:iagree:

What a nice find! FCs are definitely getting rare. Why does the plate look bad though? Don't you have a similar one on your 180SX?

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#726   2018-09-06 20:35          
What a nice FC!

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#727   2018-09-06 21:10          
I'd go all SSR's :) Nice one! And please keep the 13b!
2x ROTM 2018 :)

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#728   2018-09-06 21:15          
Wow bro , that FC is something special , I'll tell you ! I really like how clean it is ! And thinking about it ... maybe I'll visit you one day , just to hang out and maybe , if you want , review one of your awesome cars ! ;)

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#729   2018-09-07 15:59          

# Niatross : Loving the stance on the FC
would be better with Watanbes all around tho imo

I agree on the watanabes, maybe getting another pair would be next plan?

# Lagano : :iagree:

What a nice find! FCs are definitely getting rare. Why does the plate look bad though? Don't you have a similar one on your 180SX?

It was supposed to be the "revised" version of what 180SX has, but the fonts they used are just not right and didn't quite match all cars back then.

But those green plates mean something old-school among Korean tuners, maybe I could keep them, who knows :)

# Nightrunner : What a nice FC!

Thank you!

# radcoon : I'd go all SSR's :) Nice one! And please keep the 13b!

SSR's also look nice and clean, of course keeping those triangles under the hood!

# ErwinFenyvesi23 : Wow bro , that FC is something special , I'll tell you ! I really like how clean it is ! And thinking about it ... maybe I'll visit you one day , just to hang out and maybe , if you want , review one of your awesome cars ! ;)

Visit here anytime soon! It's just across the East Sea, so it will be no problem :)


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#730   2018-09-07 20:22          
Top tip: Check oil more daily than normal. They're like oil drinker.
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#731   2018-09-08 04:16          
atanabes ftw the car looks sicc man congrats
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#732   2018-09-20 02:54          



A little update for the FC. I found a pair of used watanabes for V$ 600 and I was quite lucky to find the same size.

The FC was in the storage for one or two weeks and it didn't look good enough, but it is a still fun and interesting car to drive.



I headed to the bay down to the peninsula for a short trip.



...And I reached the bay to get some stuff I ordered from Japan.



It looks really nice even during the night!



Arrived at the place that I needed to pick some stuff up. I guess I have to check the engine, since I completely forgot to do it.



This post was edited by Soju (2018-09-20 08:41, 61 days ago)

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#733   2018-09-20 03:02          
Small wheel gang!

FCs look so good with old school wheels. Super cool car!

Do it for the ratchets

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#734   2018-09-20 08:40          
YESSSSS WATANABES ALL AROUND!! I love that FC3S, mad 90s style always gets me :-X

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#735   2018-09-20 10:18          
I like those wheels , your FC looks good , great job !

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#736   2018-09-23 18:23          

Super Toyota



The reason why I went to the bay with my FC was to bring some stuff I was planning to install on the Supra.

The Supra was also in the garage for weeks, and I ordered Mr. Lee and 11K to take care of it while I was away.

While I was away, I requested some new paint cover-up for carbon fiber parts of the Supra so it could look more uniform.

I just hoped those painted carbon fiber part colors stand up very strangely, but the result actually came out much better than I expected.



The SSR wheels were also sand-blasted and painted with satin black paint, giving cleaner, sleek look.

Also, I borrowed some R888 tires from 11K and traded it with the Michelin Pilot ones.



I also adjusted the coilovers a bit to give more comfort to the Supra since I was not using it as a highway slayer since August...

Maybe I could probably drive as a "partial" daily in the future.



I got these TRD "Griffon" Edition Zeta III seats in Japan for V$ 1800 for my Supra for some TRD treatment.

The old Vios III and the normal Zeta III are now waiting to be shipped to another customer. Sold!



Having a targa top Supra was a big advantage that I could just pop the roof open and enjoy the open-air ride, but not this time.

Taking care of this almost 700HP monster, I realized it is time to install the roll cage.

I could have shipped this car to MACKAY and have this car done in his garage, but he seemed too busy with his team. Sorry bud!

So I rolled up my sleeves and worked by myself with the help of 11K and Mr. Lee.

Mr. Lee did all the welding, 11K did the polishing and paintjob, I did the cutting and finding right diameter, strength, and the thickness of the tubular steel. It was a tough work!

Also, I took the HKS pattern from the Nardi steering wheels, and put this super cool decal and horn set.



Therefore, the Supra now looks cleaner, and I guess stronger as well. :)



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#737   2018-09-23 18:39          
Damn, that Supra is just a beauty, can't wait for the day when I can drive next to your car on the highway! Yeah, we are currently working our asses off, but looking at the pictures you sent me, the welds and all that fabrication looks top notch! You know who to tell if you ever gonna need FIA certificates or some shit confirming that the cage is solid one as somehow I feel guaranteed by your job guys, amazing! Also that black bits on your car looks so good to, especially those wheels. :thumbsup:

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#738   2018-09-23 20:37          
this is one of the best looking supra´s EVER . Good job man ! You´ve built a clean as hell supra !

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#739   2018-10-09 13:25          



Thanks for all the compliments for the Supra! For several days, 11K and I were preparing some stuff lately.

I helped getting the spare parts for the SR20 (of course for the Silvia as well) and fitting those parts without any issues.



I was saving some cash for the trip to Japan with 11K, but i got these nice pair of OEM projection headlights from Japan, costing about V$ 400.

Tbh the price of those OEM parts are getting out of hands these days, but I just gotta deal with it.



He brought one of his E36s and took it for a drive today. Yes, it is SR20 swapped E36 and it was a big pain in the ass building it with 11K and Mr. Lee.



However, it does look really gorgeous, I can assure it is one of the best E36s regarding the aesthetics and the performance.



We headed to the garage to drink and chill with Mr. Lee as well.



I can't wait to see Japan again :)



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#740   2018-10-10 21:35          
11K's e36 IS PRETTY HOT. BUT THAT TWO TONE S13 WOW, THE P O T E N T I A L

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#741   2018-10-11 18:45          
Oh yeah, my boys are coming back again! And the best thing is that it will be while I am on break from work, can't wait my dudes, my place is open to you as it was last year! ;)

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#742   2018-10-13 20:14          

Heading To Japan




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#743   2018-10-14 06:20          
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HYPE

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#744   2018-10-17 13:43          
Nice supra,i love the color scheme

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#745   2018-10-17 18:56          
Im in love with your FC! <33

((also nice to see that people actually use my small texture stuff/edits :3))

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#746   2018-10-18 16:11          
I love the supra,and those old school rear boot pins ooof
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#747   2018-10-25 18:51          

Trip To Japan 2018 - Part 1.

Hey everyone, this is Soju and I've been preparing some stuff we need for the trip with 11K and Mr. Lee for the trip to Japan this year. Unfortunately Mr. Lee and I had some issues over car registration and the customs being far too pushy on our sides, because of the cars' appearances and all the modifications we did. But eventually we managed to solve the problem and now I am writing this with my laptop in the random business hotel near Shibuya. Can't wait to visit some places and see some great car scenes!



First of all, I decided to bring the Supra again (For some Wangan Roulette-zoku vibe) for highway explore, while 11K decided to bring his "ride" for drifting. Well, he mentioned earlier that his JZX is appearantly sleeping in our friend's garage with 'extra' care.



We've headed to 24H local wholesale supermarket in the early morning to get some food and supplies while Mr. Lee headed to the Japan earlier to meet 11K's friend for some preparation to our trip. Well basically he is paying most of our expenses to the trip, and we were really lucky!



I didn't think the Supra had that much of a space, but this thing hauls a lot that I expected. We bought some Korean snacks and drinks, as well as small "souvenir" we printed out in the shop, so we could share some stories and the stickers to kill some time.



Like last year, we decided to take a ferry to Japan which costs much less than the plane (well technically it's possible but the price is unbelievable) but takes a little more time. Since 11K was born in Busan, he decided to give some tips to get to Busan harbor. It was really a long trip and the racing seats were cramping our asses, but we just headed to our destination.



Several hours later, we finally arrived at Busan Harbor to leave our cars behind the hands of the customs department (which I really don't like) and headed to our ferry for some nice sleep, so we could save our time and get some energy as possible.



We've arrived at Japan, and we found our car on the docks, waiting for us. Now we can do is just drive it on the streets of Japan and enjoy ourselves. Unfortunately the insurance didn't apply outside the Korean peninsula, so we had to rely on our traveler's insurance which didn't cover any of our cars and we had to rely on JAF, but nothing strange or suspicious would not happen.



It was really late and we quickly headed to our accomodation and the parking lot to park our cars. Luckily the hotel offered some nice places to park, so we didn't have to worry about any of the damage caused by vandalism or some natural disaster.



Well that's basically what happened during the arrival and 11K will tell more about the story in Japan. See you later!


# RocketBunnyS13 :

Thanks for the wait!

# jdmkvng :

Thank you!

# Renaruto :

I love your rides as well :)

# snn475san :

I like to put some small details on the car :)


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#748   2018-10-26 05:31          
hands down the best looking mk4 supra here on the forums . Anyways , welcome back in Japan my dude !

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#749   2018-10-27 16:49          
Nicest supra out there

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#750   2018-10-27 17:44          
Can't wait to see your Supra again! :D

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#751   2018-11-05 17:19          

Part 2 - Ebisu Nishi.



We've finally arrived at Ebisu Nishi, and it took several hours and few liters of gasoline, and few thousand yens for our ETC card. We've had some arguments whether to take the local road or highway, but we decided to go Ebisu by highway and come back to Tokyo using local roads. We knew the ETC cards are not so cheap but time was money for us, so we bit the bullet.



It was pretty much dark when we arrived here to arrange our package and park our cars here for a bit. We needed some cooling off. This is my second time visiting Ebisu with my own car. Back then I was in the drifting competition with my near-stock 180SX and I almost burned my clutch and the bushings were suffering a lot from stressful driving. But overall it was really a great experience, and I can't wait to see other cars drifting around the track!



I guess there are no issues at all, as well as Mr. Lee's S15 and 11K's JZX. We had not enough time and it was getting dark, so we just checked our cars briefly.



I might carry this car to my grave. Pretty much everything is done besides the arms, new suspension links and the transmission.



Took some potato quality photos for 11K :) I think his JZX looks really sexy and it's one of the best liveries out there.



I was actually not a big fan of chrome wheels, but it is growing on me since 11K showed this chrome plated CR Kai wheels. Looks so good. AlsoI realized that this level of mods can eventually get through the loopholes of Korean DMV and the bi-annual car inspection. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯



Anyways, sorry for lack of updates, but 11K will show much better quality with Mr. Lee's awesome photo skills and 11K's nice edits. :)



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#752   2018-11-05 22:02          
I´m so sad that i can´t be there because my car is getting a full
transformation :C . OH WAIT i have AE86 TOO! But that shit is
underpowered and so slow ,
but fun at the same time lmaoo .

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#753   2018-11-06 01:06          
Your Supra and 11k's JZX are some of the best cars on here, no doubt at all! Your Supra is a huge inspiration for mine :)
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#754   2018-11-07 00:34          
What a time we had at the Ebisu circuit man! Also it so awesome to finally see you guys again after more than a year, and both of your cars looks even better than it did last year, no doubts, it was interesting to finally meet Mr.Lee as well, so time spent at the track is a success for real, more to come, right? :thumbsup:

Can't wait for proper photos from the track at stuuuf!

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#755   2018-11-07 17:59          
Those pictures though <3. Excited to see more pics and deets! Not to mention how completely rad your JZA80 and 11K's JZX100 are

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#756   2018-11-08 04:09          
I know what you mean with I'll take this car to my grave. SUPRA LOVE

☆A U T O☆S A L O O N☆ M A G I C K E☆

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#757   2018-11-14 12:48          



11K and Mr. Lee helped me getting a "rental" drift car from the circuit from somewhere else, and I was quite surprised that there are still people who's offering the rental vehicles. Well I had no choice what to drive, and which taste I got... And I got this.



Hmm.. S14 Siliva looks okay. I have experience drifting these back in the old days, and it is quite beat up. But it's a rental car! As long as it works, it will just work fine.



I've warmed up the car by rolling around the track for few laps.. and I started to slide some tyres.



Oh wow, this feeling, I could remember back when I drifted with S14 last year :) Although many things were different, there was one thing it was still the same : The pure joy.



Of course I spun out a lot of times, I am not that good at drifting some one's car like 11K or others. Maybe I need some practicing these days.



Overall it was a really great experience! I really should get a drift car to practice someday...



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#758   2018-11-15 14:37          
Thats supra gets me everytime :drool2: :drool2: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: