05 Dec 2014

RedBull DriftShifters

Good luck to my friend Tyler McQuarrie who is competing in the RedBull Driftshifters Event tonight in New Zealand. Check out his driver profile on the Red Bull site where you can also find the LiveFeed if your interested in catching it in real time! I guess you can say

23 Jul 2014

The Silvia and 7’s Fuji Japan Motor Games Meet

The annual 180sx/Silvia and 7’s Meet was held during day 2 of the Japan Motor Games at Fuji International Speedway. As a big S-chassis/Rotary fan, I made it sure to cover the event that was simultaneous with Offset Kings Japan, Formula D and the World Time Attack Challenge. Check out

12 Dec 2013

FatlaceTV – Tailored FD RX7

There is nothing that beats the styling and presence of a Mazda RX-7 FD. It doesn’t matter what engine you have in there, it is a car you would keep for generations. Nearly 12 years since the FD was last in production, and it is still a dream car to

05 Apr 2013

Rotary Duo

This is something that hits more close to home with me. Being apart of has allowed me to connect with a variety of different Mazda enthusiasts. One such Mazda enthusiast is Chris Tran, who owns the 1993 Montego Blue FD3S on Volk Racing TE37SL who then in turn connected

21 Aug 2012

Cut and polished…

In 1978 Mazda released the series 1 generation of the RX7.  Little did they know that they had just started something bigger than they could ever imagine.  This was the car that saved Mazda, and transformed the public image of Japanese cars from cheap bargain boxes, to builders of quality affordable

08 Apr 2012

The Kiwi obsession with the rotary

Let’s face it, aftermarket tuning is a massive movement all over the world.  Some trends have come and gone (thank goodness!), although in little ol’ New Zealand one trend has almost become as much a part of New Zealand culture as pavalova, kiwibirds, and rugby!  It is without a doubt

25 Jul 2011

illest store meet

We had a small gathering last night that turned into a pretty sizable meet. Cars were driving all over Little Tokyo to check things out and park close to the illest store. A number of spots were secured outside of the store which made for some really cool snaps as

30 May 2011

Function & Form RX7

Very rarely do you find a car which blends both function and form seamlessly. It seems that most people believe you cannot have the best of both worlds, it is something that has always divided the car community. Those who like to use their car for spirited drives and track

12 May 2011

the purple canadians

Those funky purple painting, fender bender having, Drift Union guys are at it again. Logan Noel sent me a link to their crew lineup for 2011. Take the time to read a paragraph about their crew before you freak out cause their cars are purple. These guys are totally about

06 Oct 2010

Mr. Mikey’s FD

Whether its cars, design, people, or the culture, everytime I visit Japan I get inspired. Here’s something that you’ll never see in the states. Influenced by the custom show scene of today, this bagged out, VIPstyle 2002 RX7 comes with all the goodies and is rolling on 20’s! Crazy right