Sunday, 22 April 2012

Autumn in Wellington

What's good, people?

A spur of the moment led to a few cars, good people and some photos. That's the crux of the any grassroot scene in any part of the world. I enjoy these far better than bigger meets (although, they have their place and often are significant for their own reasons). Everyone knows everyone, people get along, have a laugh and be merry. Ain't that right, Milk (of the Phresh and Phruity Crew)?

Let me introduce James and his Evolution 1 RS (ed: I wrote it as a Evo 2, my bad!)


One of the tidiest, if not the tidiest, Evolutions in Wellington. Quietly unassuming, yet incredibly powered under the bonnet.



Look under the bonnet and it's nothing to sneeze at. It's been a long road to where it sits now with 322kw at all four wheels.


The iconic HKS cam gears hints at the prowess of this car. Having had a quick ride in it, I have to say, this is one serious street car. Look closely at the exhaust manifold, you'll find two wastegates for the twin-scroll Garrett snail that resides in the engine bay.
Although it rarely sees the light of day, the car is always presented in pristine condition. I look forward to the next set of modifications this car will receive.

Another cool dude from the local scene who's done well on the national level is Rich with his tough S14.
One of the first things that strike you about this car is it's aggressive stance. Running super wide SSR wheels and some hearty stretch, this car has the looks as well as the ability to place on the podium at D1NZ.
Look for a full feature on this car soon.

A dark horse of the NZ scene has to be Gung of the Circle Jerk Crew, owning two immaculate Hondas.

He brought with him his cool (and rare) daily - a EK coupe in black (Black cars are notoriously hard to get right in photos!). He is a self confessed wheel lover and connoisseur so every time I see this car, it pretty much has had a different set of wheels on it! You might know him for the white 2008 Civic Type R.
Again, no slouch in the "fast" department either; with a B18 block with B16a head. ARC intake, Mugen twin loop and a few other nifty little things to keep this car interesting
Interior has seen an update - Recaro seats and Type R floor mats.

Finally, Dom and his S15.
Been on the street scene for years and still keeping it cool.

And the 180 - well, the engine stuff has been done, and you may have noticed some new wheels in the front. Currently waiting on the side skirt to come and to complete the BN Sports bodykit. No, I'm not selling my Type X stuff - that's being tidied up and put somewhere safe. It'll come back onto the car another day.

The stickers have been a hit and are almost on the verge of selling out now. So if you want some and haven't gotten any yet, hit us up on facebook for details!

Saturday, 21 April 2012


Hey guys and girls,

Finally! Sticker time! It's been a long time coming (thanks for Duncan at Slotmedia/Creative Stance for the vinyl hook up) and I've been so slack at trying to piece it all together but now it's all done and ready to go!

And here's the kanji (japanese one on my car)

If you're looking to buy, leave me a message either via facebook group which you can click on the right of this page and send me a message there, or alternatively fire me an email at and we can sort something out.

It is $3 each or $5 for 2, you can double up on the offer and get them in pairs or whatever tickles your fancy. However, they're selling fast and I've only made a super limited amount just to gauge how popular these are!


Sunday, 1 April 2012

180SX Update

What's up everyone,

Hopefully the weekend has been going well; it's been a busy week once again and I am glad that after 4 more working days, it's a 2 week break for me! On Easter Sunday I shall be heading up to Manfeild again for another crack at the course. It's an STM run private track day, hopefully I shall be getting more than 2 sessions of racing :)

Over the last few weeks, I've been sorting out my car in preparation for it as well as general things that were intended to be finished off. So I'll just quickly ring em off a list:
  • Front Mount Intercooler
  • New OZ Racing suspension
  • Tomei Rocker Arms
  • Walbro Fuel Pump
  • BN Sports Kit
  • Passenger Bride seat
 Now that everything (except the side skirts and rear bumper) are completed, I am looking forward to the trackday. Although, I've been enjoying this car a whole heap as well since getting the bits done, the car feels a heap faster and just seemed to be healthier sounding. I ran on the STM dyno a few days ago just to confirm what I had been feeling and indeed, the car is running healthily! Making same power as it did before but with less boost required, more torque and harder and earlier spooling on the turbo = happy me. Just need to do a wheel alignment and that should be it!

I'll post pics once the rest of the kit goes onto my car because currently it looks a bit silly and I haven't really emphasised the need to have a perfect fitting kit because I just want it to fit and to look close enough that it doesn't look like it's falling off.

Oh yeah, I finally got some sound back in the car! After 4 long months of no headunit, lol.

So for anyone in the nearby area of Manfeild, Feilding - if your Easter Sunday is a bit idle I'm sure spectators are more than welcome at the trackday!

Yemo x