Late in the month of May, Summer has started to show its true colors in Japan. With temperatures already pushing well into the 30’s, it’s time we say farewell to the cold mornings at the circuit, and face the cold reality that we won’t be racing anytime soon.
The Sunday after the first Evome event of the year, I commandeered Sekinei’s Nissan Cube and trekked across the Tokyo Bay towards Chiba to visit Iwata and the boys at Garage Work. Jay came along as well as he’s never been to the shop and wanted to meet everyone. The plan was to hang out for a little bit, and talk about some pending business stuff, but the shop is such a laid back place that it’s easy to spend hours there hanging out.
The poster child of HKS Premium Day; the GT1000+. An enormously high powered R35 that was built for the sole purpose of achieving the fastest lap possible. The build, which will compete in WTAC next year, was also the other half of the final event where they pit the GTR against the Endless Sports z4 GT3 I posted just yesterday.
Last night I made the trip back to Riverside to resume work on the Civic build. Although I was only going to be able to work on it for a few hours, I have to […]
. Went downstairs to grab my bills, err, I mean my mail, and was super excited to see a package from JDM Ego. Thanks for the hook up Jay! Will return the favor soon. -Sean
I stumbled upon this lonely Skyline during a walk one morning. The hotel we had been staying out was very close to Sakuragicho Station, which is in the みなとみらい21 (Minato Mirai) area; a large urban development by the water. This place is famous for many things, including Japan’s former largest building the Landmark Tower. This morning we were walking along the Red Brick Warehouse and saw this guy sitting all by itself in a parking lot.
. Near Yokohama Station there is a cool little plaza where kid’s hang out at night. It’s in front of a department store called Vivre, and across the street from Bic Camera. Usually, parked in […]