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04 Oct 2019 20:02

EURO OG HOTBOI VISITS JAPAN


Hey Guys! You might have noticed that my Forum Username is Polderlife.. Well obviously that isn't my name and would be odd for you to all call me that during a conversation. My name is Tom! I'm from Emmen in the Netherlands, I'm 19 Years Old and have delved into the world of Drifting. Japan being the birthplace of the beautiful sport means I have to visit as part of my passage from Euro RWD to JDM RWD. I saved up enough to pick myself a nice AE86.. I say nice but its rough on the underside and has a battered engine. The fact there isn't an interior is also a big thing that made it cheap-ish..

It's a Kouki AE86 Levin Coupe... Fucking Mint!

I still paid $5000 for it, which is cheap but a lot of money at the same time, especially for me since I originated with banger E36's that cost me peanuts.
On the way back to my friends place where im staying, I noticed the engine misfired badly under heavy load on the expressway. Maybe a stuck injector? Maybe bad spark plugs? I don't really know but this engine is just a mixture of broken and random. The ride was smooth however and nothing else was bad. The rims are mint but ive sold those already to make some money back.

Ill show the car and continue my adventure with you guys soon!
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04 Oct 2019 20:50

Welcome back, 86 is a good start, can't wait what you're gona do with it.
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04 Oct 2019 21:10

Ayyy man wb, uwu 86? That's sick and in my favourite version big respect. Can't wait for more of it and also wanna see what rims you picked too ^^ Gl man
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05 Oct 2019 01:07

HACHIROKUUUUUUUUUUU
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05 Oct 2019 06:53

Yahey an AE86! And a Levin Notchback on top of that! I'm sure you're not going to deliver tofus with it :lol: but I'm sure you gotta hit a touge route at one time with it.....welcome and good luck! ;)
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05 Oct 2019 14:19

AYEEEEE Hachiroku !

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06 Oct 2019 15:51

Nice to see an 86! Looks like a great base!

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06 Oct 2019 18:22

What a nice 86 you found!
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07 Oct 2019 16:26

ouuu sick AE
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08 Oct 2019 13:02

Cool AE86 with TODA muffler!!

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08 Oct 2019 14:01

Lucky find! AE86s are usually either rusted beyond repair or fully restored and way too overpriced. Yours looks in really good shape despite the few missing parts but hey, something to keep the price reasonable ;) Check the engine though, the misfire is very likely bad spark plugs or injectors, it happens if the car hasn't been driven for too long.

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23 Oct 2019 17:41

Some Progress!!

Sold the BBS, bought some really cheap S13 wheels, which were haggard as f#!k, gave em a quick sand, filler and sprayed em in Gloss Black. They look sick

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Also started to make some stickers! Started simple and made one inspired by the Anime Darling In The FRANXX.. *I have a connection with that show*.

Zero Two and my Darling 86 :D

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If anyone wants it, I can sell em haha. Lmk in DM

I am gonna start making some more soon!

That's all I have for now. I did fix the misfire, I diagnosed it to the Injectors, so got some new ones, also changed the spark plugs and HT leads while I was there. Also bought a cool HKS filter!

Finances:
$16,300
+$700 for BBS
-$200 for Injectors, Spark Plugs and HT Leads
-$180 for HKS Filter
-$200 for S13 wheels
=$16,520

$16,520 remaining
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23 Oct 2019 17:43

Looks actually pretty neat with the s13 wheels not gona lie, and good to hear that you got into stickers! can't wait what you can bake up next
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23 Oct 2019 17:49

Right, first we have an E36 sitting on Phase 1/Teardrops stockies, now an AE86 with Phase 2 stockies? Holy damn this is mega, and they actually fit nicely.....it has that grassroot vibes, y'know :lol:

Also, obligatory Zero Two pic! :lol:
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Nice stickers you've made there, I love the neat design! I also made some with Danganronpa series characters and more.......you might want to check them out here :D
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23 Oct 2019 17:55

That 86 looks so clean! Nice stickers as well! I would love to have those as well :D
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23 Oct 2019 17:55

insolivion wrote:
23 Oct 2019 17:43
Looks actually pretty neat with the s13 wheels not gona lie, and good to hear that you got into stickers! can't wait what you can bake up next
Thanks man! Ill be sure to post em somewhere on here so you can check em!
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Right, first we have an E36 sitting on Phase 1/Teardrops stockies, now an AE86 with Phase 2 stockies? Holy damn this is mega, and they actually fit nicely.....it has that grassroot vibes, y'know :lol:

Also, obligatory Zero Two pic! :lol:
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Nice stickers you've made there, I love the neat design! I also made some with Danganronpa series characters and more.......you might want to check them out here :D
All about being different, being resourceful too! Grassroots has some really stylish cars that arent seen often. Thanks a bunch for the kind words!
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23 Oct 2019 17:56

Soju wrote:
23 Oct 2019 17:55
That 86 looks so clean! Nice stickers as well! I would love to have those as well :D
Thanks man! Ill have to post a link up soon when I have a few more. Ill be sure to let you know when I do!
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23 Oct 2019 18:07

Not gonna lie , the S13 stockies look really good on the AE86 ! ;)
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23 Oct 2019 19:19

AE86 look nicely with S13 wheel.
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23 Oct 2019 19:49

uwu s13 rims hell yea bro welcome to the gang 8-) hehe yes yes yes. Guys we need to make s13 rims on everything a real thing uwu, you got my respect for the rims, my e36 would approves
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23 Oct 2019 21:19

Buzzsaw wrote:
23 Oct 2019 19:19
AE86 look nicely with S13 wheel.
Thanks man! Glad to know it looks good haha
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uwu s13 rims hell yea bro welcome to the gang 8-) hehe yes yes yes. Guys we need to make s13 rims on everything a real thing uwu, you got my respect for the rims, my e36 would approves
Yessss! S13 Wheels on Everything needs to be a thing. New trend for 2020? I do wonder.. AE86 wheels on S13? We should get the 86 and E36 together sometime!
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Not gonna lie , the S13 stockies look really good on the AE86 ! ;)
Thanks my guy! :P
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23 Oct 2019 21:58

Yeesss exactly bro you got the vibes, i'm down anytime as long as my car runs lmfao will dm you tomm :D
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23 Oct 2019 22:01

NotPerfect wrote:
23 Oct 2019 21:58
Yeesss exactly bro you got the vibes, i'm down anytime as long as my car runs lmfao will dm you tomm :D
LMAO feel that! The 86 should run strong now its not misfiring its tits off
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24 Oct 2019 15:53

Congratulations on finding a clean stain. I hope this is a good project, I will continue to follow. ;)
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