My last blog post did a pretty good job at covering brake upgrades, after thinking about the blog a bit, from now on I will try to make more frequent smaller posts, rather than large dumps, mostly because people don't really want to sit down and read paragraphs on end about a big update, so … Continue reading A look up close: SR20DET parts selection
In the last blog post, the focus was restoration of the body of the 180sx, with undercoat treatment, window molding replacement, as well reconditioning the A/C system, and cleaning up a few misc. parts for installation. All in preparation of the next stage, brakes and suspension. Now that I was finally happy with the underside … Continue reading Slowing Down, to go Faster – build update
A lot of people feel like there is some rush to build a car. Cutting corners, doing it with incorrect tools, incorrect parts, not following manufacturer specs, and ultimately complaining further down the line about the small things that bug them about their car. I feel that building a car is a very long process, … Continue reading WHATS TAKING SO LONG?!!?!?!?!??!
Ok, I'll have to admit, its been a very long time, since I have posted on this site, mostly because of laziness, but also because I have very little time to myself and a LOT of things to do, like completely destroying other players in World of Warcraft. To be honest, I had to skim … Continue reading What Have I been up to? – Major Update
With the recent rise in popularity with the s-chassis platform, mostly due to youtubers, a lot of people who are new, have gained interest and for some, may be the first time modifying their car. The average person buys the s-chassis with the mindset of : Cheap car!!! Cheap Parts right? Ebay??? Perfect! So, the … Continue reading Authentic Parts? Why bother!!!
I've come across a few Nismo catalogs, and decided to scan some of the material for your viewing pleasure. Silvia scans were given to me from a good friend of mine. If you have any interesting s-chassis or nismo material you would like to share, please get in touch with me and feel free to … Continue reading Nismo Catalog Scans
Being involved with the s-chassis for nearly a decade now, I've seen many different types of builds, and I can tell you, these cars are very versatile when it comes to what you choose to build your car for. Drifting, time attack, auto cross, drag, touge, gymkhana, stance, street are a few of the profiles … Continue reading Building A Car The Right Way
I've constantly been working on the Abflug headlights I have, replacing hardware, 'bodywork', polishing the lenses to perfection, installing new rivnuts, replacing the old weather strip, but a big one for me has been the light output. I haven't really had a chance the drive the car much at night, or at all for that … Continue reading Abflug 180sx Headlights
Well, its about time I post an update on some of the parts I've recently acquired, and I've got to say, I've managed to find a fair bit of cool little parts. To start, I "scored" a very rare Nismo watch. I've always had a thing for watches, when I saw this one, with the … Continue reading Yahoo Auctions Japan v3
With an extremely busy work schedule, its hard to find time to work on the car let alone drive it. This week, I managed to finally park my car away for winter, literally the day before snow fell. Every year I struggle making it into my garage as I delay parking the car in the … Continue reading Koguchi Power Winter