Posts Tagged ‘Drift



13
Oct
09

Bee*R R32 D1GP Machine

Here we have another one of the car that made a real impact in the D1GP scene. I was amazed that Bee*R just send this car like this to the UK. They just repared the bumper with some yellow ducktape and it was ready to fight another day. In the first picture you can also see the driver of this amazing machine, Tsuyoshi Tezuka.

More cars from my experience back then are on the way.

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27
Mar
09

My new post on speedhunters

I wanted to share my latest post on speedhunters with you guys. I shot the car myself and I’m very proud of it, let me know what you think.

I’m sorry about the lack of updates, but I will try and sort it out. Cheers

Jeroen

http://speedhunters.com/archive/2009/03/26/car-feature-gt-gt-wander-s-s14a.aspx#comments

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02
Feb
09

TPchecker & T&E – D1 Earth Project

Just got some more info on the BMW that will be driven by Takahiro Ueno in this year D1GP season. His new main sponsor will be TP Checker (they also sponsor the Impul GT-R in SuperGT) together they have started the D1 Earth Project 2009. TP Checker specialises in tire pressure measurements systems, as we all know the tire pressure on a full blown drift car is very important.

As I have mentioned before the car will be powered by a 2JZ-GTE but with an increased displacement of 3100cc. Other components include a HKS T51R turbo, HKS V-Cam Pro, HKS 1000cc injectors, HKS intercooler and radiator. The pistons, and connecting rods have also been replaced in favor of stronger HKS items. On the exhaust side of things we can find a HKS manifold and a Sui:Vax muffler ( we all know what Sui:Vax is right?). The transmission will be a six speed sequential with an ORC clutch

When looking at the exterior we all noticed a new widebody kit made by the Vertice department of T&E including the frontbumper, front fenders, sidesteps, rear fenders and rear bumper. The side mirrors are made by Craft Square and the carbon spoiler is made by Sard.

In the wheels department we can find the new Rays G2 wheels and they measure 19″ x 9.5j with an offset of +20 both in the front and in the rear. The tires are from Advan and measure 255/30/19 in the front and 265/30/19 in the rear. I’m not sure about the suspension but I’ve heard it is running a JIC system.

The interior is enhanced via two Bride Zeta III seats, Vertex 90mm steering wheels, custom carbon dashboard and a whole host of other custom parts.

The S14 that I showed you earlier with the same livery as this BMW will be used as a demo car and will be driven on numerous events throughout the year.

Did i mention that this BMW won second place in the best of show category ‘tuning’ during the Tokyo Auto Salon

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24
Jan
09

Ueno’s D1GP BMW

More shots of the new BMW that will debut in the D1GP this year with Ueno behind the wheel. The shots are taken at the Fukuoka Auto Salon, the first Japanese carshow after TAS. The car is powered by the tried and tested 2jz. I can’t wait to see this car in action.

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14
Jan
09

Yoshiaka’s D1GP SC50

At TAS 2009 Yoshiaka showed his ‘new’ Lexus SC50. It has some small modifications like the frontsplitter and new wheel design but I do not think that will be used competitively

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10
Jan
09

Tokyo Auto Salon 2009

The debut of the new 2009 D1GP BMW made by T&E owned by Ueno. In 2008 Ueno announced he would retire his trusty Soarer and will retunr in 2009 with this brand new BMW E92. No further details on power and or wheel size, will update asap.

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