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#1   2017-10-24 23:27          

New Beginnings


Cars Owned

  • ~2004 VW Bora - sold
    ~1985 Toyota AE86 - sold
    ~1989 Nissan 180SX - sold
    ~1998 Lexus SC400 - sold
    ~1992 Nissan Silvia S14 - sold
    ~1994 Nissan 240SX S14 - sold
    ~1993 BMW E36 318i - sold
    ~1994 Nissan 180SX - sold
    ~2000 Nissan Skyline R34 - sold
    ~1993 Honda Civic EJ2 -sold
    ~1997 Daewoo Tico DLX - current daily
    ~1984 Toyota Mark II GT - sold
    ~1992 Nissan Fairlady Z Twin Turbo S - sold and parted out
    ~1991 Nissan Silvia S13 - Current track car
    ~2008 Honda S2000 (AP2) - sold
    ~1990 Nissan Laurel C33 Medalist - 2nd Current street car
    ~1993 BMW E36 325i - sold

  • Parts

    ~Set of AVS Model 7 17"
    ~Clear 180sx chuki tails
    ~Set of Longchamp XR-4 15"
    ~Set of SSR MK1 15"
    ~CST Hyper Zero 17"
    ~Pair of Work Emotion M8R - for sale
    ~G-Corp front bumper for S13 Silvia
    ~Original Rolled front fenders for S13 Silvia


    Hey peeps
    So this is my new thread and new life (if you want to say that) in Japan. I lived here before I joined STS, so I'm pretty familiar with it already.

    I'm living in a new house that I'm renting in Yashio, Saitama prefecture, Tokyo. It's the perfect size for me and has enough space for 2-3 cars. I've put a deposit of V$2,000 for rent so it should keep that payed for a while.

    So my newish cars is *drum-roll*

    A 1994 Nissan 180SX
    boooo that's boring everyone has one

    Yes 180SX's are very common but there is a reason for that too. I bought it for V$6,200, it has no dangerous rust (hence the price), sorta faded paint, 4 teardrops with fucked tires, 1 has a puncture and it's n/a manual. It has a unknown cone air filter and some fake Mishimoto radiator. It's a chuki, and it's my new project/daily car.

    So I called up Renaruto and we went to pick it up. (~thanks Renaruto). At first it wouldn't start, but after a quick jump it started up. It smelled a bit mouldy because it's been sitting for so long, but its nothing I can't clean up.




    After this we cruised to my local UpGarage in Nerima to buy a new tire to replace the punctured one. It cost me V$65 for it and V$25 for petrol. I will be getting plates after I put it through sha-ken again since it was unregistered.
    It seems to be running fine for now; it definitely needs fluids changed though.



    This is all for now, I'm still jet lagged as fuck and surprised I haven't passed out as I'm writing this. More stuff will be happening tomorrow though, when I can actually function.


    (yes I made these maps for people wondering, it's why they look bad.)

    This post was edited by skip (2018-04-24 13:17, 235 days ago)

    MACKAY

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    #2   2017-10-25 11:11          
    Welcome back man, it is awesome that you finally came here! No doubt you will bring this car back to life, I hope cool things is about to happen! :thumbsup:

    I hope we will get to meet each other soon. Once again, good luck man!

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    #3   2017-10-25 11:26          
    # MACKAY : Welcome back man, it is awesome that you finally came here! No doubt you will bring this car back to life, I hope cool things is about to happen! :thumbsup:

    I hope we will get to meet each other soon. Once again, good luck man!
    Thanks man! Will have to visit soon. Once i get it running right I will.

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    #4   2017-10-25 11:29          
    lmao

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    #5   2017-10-25 13:12          
    # hugap : lmao
    Ok.....?

    ErwinFenyvesi23

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    #6   2017-10-25 13:53          
    Nice 180 skip ! Whats the first mod thats going to be installed ?

    Kornis

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    #7   2017-10-25 15:21          
    Looking forward to see what you do with it.

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    #8   2017-10-25 15:45          
    Looks sweet! Any ideas what your'e doing engine wise? :P

    skip

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    #9   2017-10-25 15:52          
    # Weedz : Looks sweet! Any ideas what your'e doing engine wise? :P
    I might build it as a N/A motor with ITB's or I might go turbo route. Not sure yet really, but ITB's would be cool as fuck.
    # ErwinFenyvesi23 : Nice 180 skip ! Whats the first mod thats going to be installed ?
    Probably a little lip or something, but I'm looking at replacing the clutch and general maintenance first because it was sitting for a while.
    # Kornis : Looking forward to see what you do with it.
    Thanks Kornis!

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    #10   2017-10-25 18:23          
    So glad that you're finally here! If you ever need help just hmu :p

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    #11   2017-10-25 18:27          
    bruh that shit is stock as fuck. how do you think you'll make money in Japan?

    -the meme lives on

    skip

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    #12   2017-10-25 18:27          
    # Renaruto : So glad that you're finally here! If you ever need help just hmu :p
    I will definitely ask if I need help, happy to be back in Japan now too :) We should set up a street session some time hmu when you can.

    Added 1 minute later:

    # pixelgalaxy : bruh that shit is stock as fuck. how do you think you'll make money in Japan?
    I'm still working in Phonexius's Art of Wheel shop so I'm getting money through that mostly. I also have money from my sold S14 that I had back in USA.

    Snowex

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    #13   2017-10-25 18:32          
    Doesn't look that bad imo
    ((and I love the details like the clear coat peeling off on the hood <3))
    Click on pic to open my RP!

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    #14   2017-10-25 18:42          
    # KondzixsPL : Doesn't look that bad imo
    ((and I love the details like the clear coat peeling off on the hood <3))
    Yeah it's not that bad, but there is a few things I have to fix.
    ((Thanks :) ))

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    #15   2017-10-25 22:34          

    Small ting

    *insert intro thingy here thanks*
    Only a small update really.
    Anyway, today I went to UpGarage after work. It was practically dead during my shift to I had plenty of time to look at parts n shit.
    I spotted some stuff I wanted on their site so I went to pick them up. The car park of UpGarage always amazes me, stanced family vans and JZX's randomly everywhere. Owned by some employees apparently.

    I bought a JVC radio since I didn't have a radio at all, some oil for an oil change, a dildo gear knob, a tsurikawa and a chuki lip for V$227. Pretty cheap tbh, but I have ordered coilovers from a special place for the weekend hopefully :>






    I got home about an hour after work and fitted them all.
    It was hard to put on a lip on my own, but I did it while struggling.








    I took it out for a drive to the docks after, it's running pretty good as of now.
    Before I ruin modify it anyway.

    Snowex

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    #16   2017-10-25 22:36          
    needs a wheel change and it'll be perfect
    Click on pic to open my RP!

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    #17   2017-10-25 22:45          
    ^I'd keep the wheels and go like this

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    #18   2017-10-25 22:54          
    # KondzixsPL : needs a wheel change and it'll be perfect
    I'm gonna get coilovers first and then I'm gonna look for wheels. Suggestions?
    Also on this topic tell me if your selling any 180sx bodyparts, I'll buy em.

    Added 1 minute later:

    # Kornis : ^I'd keep the wheels and go like this
    That would be cool, but I want to build this to a different style. Maybe if I got a cleaner chassis, I would. Edit:Now that I think about it, it'll look sorta like that when I get my coils.

    This post was edited by skip (2017-10-25 23:04, 416 days ago)

    Snowex

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    #19   2017-10-25 22:57          
    I suggest getting either LMGT2's or Desmod Rega master's
    Click on pic to open my RP!

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    #20   2017-10-25 23:00          
    # KondzixsPL : I suggest getting either LMGT2's or Desmod Rega master's
    I was thinking maybe more retro JDM, I'm looking on UpGarage as we speak.

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    #21   2017-10-25 23:54          
    If your going JDM rims how about Watanabes ? or River Side R-104's or, orrrrr August Japan Feroce 4H's I mean they aren't period correct to your 180SX but they are pure JDM 4 lug rim goodness.

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    skip

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    #22   2017-10-26 00:06          
    # Crazy Eighty Eight :
    If your going JDM rims how about Watanabes ? or River Side R-104's or, orrrrr August Japan Feroce 4H's I mean they aren't period correct to your 180SX but they are pure JDM 4 lug rim goodness.
    They are good suggestions, I'll definitely look in to them.

    hugap

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    #23   2017-10-26 09:21          
    tsurikawa is my mod
    Thank you for using

    skip

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    #24   2017-10-28 00:44          

    Aero Situation

    So to at least attempt to get my pos drift-readyish and looking a bit less bland I blew V$1,650 on parts and other stuff. Mainly from UpGarage.

    I picked up a Nismo LSD and new rims from UpGarage which I got a free sticker with too,I got my windows tinted (20% rears, 35% front) and a custom straight pipe exhaust made in Yashio Factory.

    Now for the main show of this evening is my new Type X wing + Sideskirts and SSR Mesh w/tires (15") both from Yahoo Auctions and UpGarage. They cost me V$1,000 for both which isn't that bad. I got my front fenders rolled at Yashio Factory while I was there too so I could fit the SSR Meshes.



    You might have read that Lagano from Side to Side team has came over to Japan too. He's currently living with me so while he went to pick up some food I got a sneaky photo shoot session done in Downtown Tokyo.


    I took out my old VHS camera and took this 2000's style photo. Early 2000's drifting is my favourite era and will probably be where this build is headed.


    All this needs to get is paint and lowered for now. I've already ordered some coilovers and stickers and they will hopefully be here by tomorrow evening. It looks like a monster truck sitting in my driveway.
    I'm going to Mobara Twin Circuit with Renaruto during the weekend; hopefully it holds up during the event if it's N/A SR20DE.

    Good things coming soon.

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    #25   2017-10-28 08:18          
    H Y P E !

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    #26   2017-10-28 10:12          
    :iagree:
    Well i don't have a car yet so i'll have to ride shotgun with you but it should be fun anyway. We'll definitely have another meet when my S14 is ready tho! :D

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    #27   2017-10-28 10:45          
    # Lagano : :iagree:
    Well i don't have a car yet so i'll have to ride shotgun with you but it should be fun anyway. We'll definitely have another meet when my S14 is ready tho! :D
    Hopefully it holds up to all the abuse. It'll probably overheat since it's pretty much stock.
    Paint is coming soonish too by the way.

    hugap

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    #28   2017-10-28 11:12          
    nice cool rps13

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    #29   2017-10-28 11:18          
    # hugap : nice cool rps13
    Thanks!

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    #30   2017-10-28 11:33          
    That looks dope!

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    #31   2017-10-28 11:47          
    # Soju : That looks dope!
    Thanks! I can say the same about every car you own :)

    11000rpm

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    #32   2017-10-28 11:54          
    It surely will look like ealry 00's drifter with some stance , while my JZX looks like something unknown hahaha

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    #33   2017-10-28 12:19          
    # 11000rpm : It surely will look like ealry 00's drifter with some stance , while my JZX looks like something unknown hahaha
    It probably won't stay in this style for a while because I have something I want to work forward to, but for now I like it. And your JZX is sick too.
    gibe 1jz pls

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    #34   2017-10-28 15:55          

    Monster Truck No More


    My package came today. Earlier then I expected, but I'm not complaining.
    So I bought a set of 326power Chakruiki GT-S that I payed for in my last update.
    This was needed sooo badly and with it, it handles and looks a lot better.
    I'm still not finished adjusting it and I want to go lower, but for now it's better.



    My brakes are a bit rusty but they still work, no need to be replaced as of now




    Took it out for a drive after. Got these nice pics during the sunset.



    This was a shot from last nights street session at Location X. This was before I had the new coilovers in, the body roll was insane.
    Next thing up is paint, which I have something special in mind for.

    Thats it for now anyway; can't wait to get it painted.

    Snowex

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    #35   2017-10-28 17:41          
    damn does it look good
    Click on pic to open my RP!

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    #36   2017-10-28 17:44          
    # KondzixsPL : damn does it look good
    Thanks :)

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    #37   2017-10-28 18:43          
    Yo ! That 180 is coming along really nicely !

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    #38   2017-10-28 19:43          
    # ErwinFenyvesi23 : Yo ! That 180 is coming along really nicely !
    Thanks! :)

    hugap

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    #39   2017-10-29 09:06          
    fucking nice rps13 :bananajump:

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    #40   2017-10-29 09:37          
    I love the mixture of Chuki and Kouki parts :D