04/18/2013 02:35PM New!
I know what you’re thinking… a “USDM” FD2 is an oxymoron in the world of Honda tuners. But is it possible? I met Yuichi Kimoto, a Honda enthusiast from Tsu-shi, Mie, Japan last year and I was really surprised at the work he has put into his 2008 Civic Type R. I’m sure those who are [...]Read Article
02/08/2013 12:05PM New!
Every time I see Michael Hack’s EM1 I always think of the black Ford Falcon that Mel Gibson’s character drove in the famous move “Mad Max.” I guess it’s also a coincidence that it too is from Australia. It’s not often you see cars like this being built in a home garage and as far [...]Read Article
01/25/2013 11:20AM New!
So the time has come for out last real day in the glorious country of Japan. It was truly an honor to meet all of the people we did, not only as an enthusiast but because it has created new friendships. I hope that I will get the chance to fly back to Japan in [...]Read Article
We make our way through the Collection Hall and to the room that hold some classic and significant cars in the history of Honda. This is an old Honda fold up scooter. If you’ve been reading all of the blogs, this might look familiar because Suzuki-San from Back Yard Special has one of these sitting [...]Read Article
We’re still at the Honda Collection Hall on the grounds of Twin Ring Motegi and now we head into the section of the building that houses some of Honda’s historical racing cars. I found this picture of the lower floor and though it would be nice to show it first. We move into the room [...]Read Article
I’ll start off the first entry of the new year with pictures of me creeping on people standing on the sidewalks. We were pretty high up and since it was so effin hot in the room we had to sleep with the window open. The street lights make sounds for the blind people walking so [...]Read Article
Continuing from last week’s coverage of Tsukuba Circuit… This is the R34 Skyline sedan I was talking about… man it was slow. The girl racer with the blue DC5 was getting ready to go back out for another session. Highest Run… So as I was walking I spotted this Euro R Accord that appeared [...]Read Article
I might sound like a broken record, but this is going to be the largest, most picture heavy entry yet. Over 170 pictures and it’s only going to be part of what we experienced at Tsukuba. With that said, I’ll pick up where we left off after visiting K-TECH Engine Service. It was an early [...]Read Article
This is going to be an extremely long blog so take some time to look through the pictures and read the text as there is a great deal of information. I woke up this morning extremely excited about our plans as we were going to visit two places that are rich in Honda history and [...]Read Article
As the sun went down we headed into the outskirts of Tokyo. I didn’t attempt to take any pictures while driving because they would have all ended up useless anyway. After driving for a few hours the DC5 was running low on fuel so we decided to stop off at another rest area to fill [...]Read Article