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Old 10-07-2015, 09:09 AM   #81
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Speed is also a concern with drifting. Even though it's a "sport" based on looks and style points, corner entry is a metric, which would be increased with more overall grip.
Sure, if you're doing 100 mph entries, which I'm not. Style it is.
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Old 10-13-2015, 09:22 AM   #82
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Brought the car to Staggered. Potato phone pic, camera battery was dead.



Car's running pretty well, fingers crossed. Still having some issues starting, sometimes it starts right up, other times it takes a few tries (2-3).
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Old 10-13-2015, 08:49 PM   #83
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Just read this whole thread. Besides the drift haters it's been a good thread. You defended yourself well but I just think there are some people that want everybody to do the same things as them. Keep it up and stay sideways.
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Old 10-26-2015, 05:26 PM   #85
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Took the day off to get some yard work done, hate raking leaves, but they do make for a neat backdrop.

Day off cruising by superkamikazee, on Flickr
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Old 10-26-2015, 07:07 PM   #86
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Old 11-05-2015, 08:46 AM   #87
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Hard dog hidden hitch in


Hitch removed


Harbor Freight 42708 trailer, 8" wheels, 40" x 49".




Car from the front with the trailer hooked up


My dad's built a few utility trailers, so he welded the HF trailer to stiffen it up (it's a bolt together trailer), and built the basket for the trailer. The trailer is painted with black bed liner.




Should make things a lot easier getting tires to events.

And finally, I had to order the Hopkins 43755 plug and play trailer harness kit. An attempt was made to just splice into the rear lights for the trailer harness but couldn't get all the lights to work. Had the running lights and blinkers going, no brake lights. Hoping this kit solves my problems.

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Old 11-06-2015, 02:07 PM   #88
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Tow more!
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Trailer kit came in


The kit plugs right into the tail lights, tail light plugs into the kit


Hid the converter box behind the carpet, and ran the plug out, trailer lights work perfectly.

The Hopkins kit is the way to go, does not need to be hooked up to the battery. Simple, plug and play.
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Looks like fun!
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Looks like fun!
It was a blast, perfect way to end the season.
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This thread is great. Normally I'd be right there with everyone else nay-saying drifting. But You've kept your composure and trucked on. Good on you. I actually like your car even though it's not entirely my taste. I can respect something well done even if it's not what I would do.

Also, people picking you apart for your wheel game is odd. You have nice legit wheels, sure they cost a lot but it's rather see that then all the terrible drift missle fagbois in slammed miatas rolling around on xxrs.



My only gripe is get a rollbar mang!
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Old 11-17-2015, 02:43 PM   #96
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Thanks, I don't mind the hazing, it's been pretty fun actually.

And I have a harddog roll bar, that's what I mounted my gopro to. That's the reason why I got the roll bar in the first place.



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I didn't even notice the flares were carbon until now haha. It looks like you are having a good time and thats what counts at the end of the day. Not bad for a dorifto . Secretly I'm jealous of your going car too
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Old 11-22-2015, 10:21 PM   #98
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Made a different edit, thought it looked pretty cool.



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Old 11-23-2015, 10:41 PM   #99
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Had to buy this, stock pcv valve wasn't cutting it at the event in extended periods of boost. Had oil spitting out of the valve cover breather filter.



If this doesn't fix it, I may have to consider a catch can setup or something.
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Old 11-23-2015, 10:58 PM   #100
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When I used the stronger pcv valve before my rebuild it cut down a great deal of oil usage on my car.
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