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[15 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Behind the Smoke Part 3 – Forumla Drift

Dai sets out to defend his 2011 title in Episode 2 of GTChannel’s “Behind the Smoke” in front of another Long Beach sellout.  In this second show from Long Beach check out Dai advance through the tough Formula Drift field on his way to 2nd Place.
See Dai’s exclusive battles with Matt Field, Fredrick Aasbo, Ken Gushi and Daigo Saito and Justin Pawlak.
“Once again I really love coming to Long Beach.  The crowd, the track and just the overall atmosphere makes me feel really comfortable and we got 2nd, so I …

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[15 May 2012 | One Comment | ]
Question Section – Drifting beginnings

Message:
Want to start drifting and buy a car, Yunus
AutoModified Reply: Yunus the best place would be to start with a car thats within your budget. The Bmw E30 325i, Nissan 200SX, Toyota Corolla (e70) something that has a rear wheel drive setup and that has a fair bit of power to light up the back wheels. The next step would be to weld the diff or to buy a Limited Slip Differential if you have the money. Get loads of seat time in your car, attend track days and see …

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[15 May 2012 | One Comment | ]
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The dual stage boost controllers allow the user to set two separate boost levels and toggle between the two, great for switching between ‘street’ and ‘track’ boost …

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[14 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Nissan 200sx Drift clip in HD

Ever since Tokyo Drift was release it seems everybody is on the hunt for a car that can drift. Look who wouldn’t want a thrilling ride while going sideways. Here is a video clip of a guy in his very well looked after Nissan 200Sx drifting around a parking lot like Ken Block. This is by far one of the best short drift clips in a Nissan 200sx S13 I have seen in a while.

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[11 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Behind the Smoke Part 2 – Forumla Drift

Dai sets out to defend his 2011 title in Episode 2 of GTChannel’s “Behind the Smoke” in front of another Long Beach sellout. Formula DRIFT kicked-off the 8th championship season on the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Street Course.  Check out Dai maneuver his way through the qualifying stages of Day 1 and as always there were challenges to overcome.

“Long Beach was great, I love that track and the atmosphere down there.  There is a lot of talent out here this year and more drivers to contend with,” said …

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[19 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Behind the Smoke Part 1 – Forumla Drift

Hollywood CA, – April 16, 2012 ¾ Season 2 of “Behind the Smoke ” premiers today at 3 p.m. EST. Fresh off his second place finish in Long Beach last week, Dai Yoshihara is looking to recapture the magic of his 2011 Formula Drift Championship.  In the first episode check out Dai and the Discount/Falken Tire Team meticulously tune his car for the beginning of the season.

“2012 is off to a great start and we hope to duplicate the success enjoyed with “Behind the Smoke” last year; while expanding the …

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[23 Mar 2012 | 6 Comments | ]
Kaihatsu Update with Dylan Cothill

After the unfortunate failure of my Silvia’s SR20 and it needing a R16K rebuild, I came across an amazing deal.
Brenton’s V8 S13 has received a lot of bad reviews in the past and sat on Gumtree for sale for a long time as there were rumours going around about the chassis being skew, everyone warned me about this car. I personally knew this car and the driver and knew there was a lot of money spent on this car.

The deal of my Caddy and a set of Grids was agreed …

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[20 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Drifting at Tsukuba – Mad sliding action

We are onboard with a Nissan Silvia S14 by the looks of the dash. This is a video clip shot on the Tsukuba circuit in Japan.
There are a whole bunch of cars in the mix here, but this driver of the car really flicks his car around and has some great handling techniques!!

{via Driftworks)