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AE86 related youtube clips that you need to see!

And Now For Something Completely Different!

The AE86 Swiss Team at the Slalom de Bière ! At what seems to be a rallycross time-attack style tarmac event, this intrepid bunch of Toyota heads all got into their cars and drove their asses off. Check them out @ www.ae86.all-up.com (French language only)


Joe Manji Madness

Awesome coverage of AE86′s at the Joe Manji event in New Zealand!


Idlers Games AE86 Race Final

We are riding along with HR favorite Tsutomu Suzuki again driving his Cashiew Trueno #121 in the Idlers Games AE86 One Make Race at Tsukuba.


Diffin!

The Irish up to their usual tricks again…. It never gets old though, no matter how many times you see it!


All The Horsepower In The World..

… won’t stop you from spinning out and losing the round… Here Taka Aono in his trusty AE86 shows Daijiro Yoshihara that the key to success isn’t simply a bigger dyno sheet…


N2 Racers, Mosaic Censors and Plywood.

Although completely untranslated, this video has got to be one of the most unusual N2 ’86 builds i’ve seen yet!

Being built by Tsuchiya Engineering (not that Tsuchiya) for Tsukuba time attack use (and maybe the upcoming N2 race in Okayama later this year), it features plywood underbody diffusers, more monkeybars than your local playground and amongst countless other custom suspension modifications, a very unusual, and apparently somewhat secret, one-off rear roll centre setup; the thing is simply crazy.

The guy in the video is Haruo Tsuchiya and he’s the boss of Tsuchiya Engineering. Normally builders of GT300 and GT500 cars, the workshop has also built Manabu Orido’s RS-R D1GP Supra and countless other race machines so it’s no surprise to see a humble AE86 with this much development put into it. We love it!


Lyndon Galbraith In-Car @ ’09 Coalgate Rallysprint

Everytime I see one of these rally incar videos i just have to wonder; Do these guys get sore from sitting on their massive nuts all day? Crazy, crazy sh*t! This time we see NZ lad Lyndon Galbraith in his Levin in the 3rd run of the 2009 Coalgate/Auchenflower Road rallysprint in which he placed first in his class, third for two wheel drive class and 15th overall! Lyndon says:

The event is run by the Autosport Car Club and is a 9km fantastic fast piece of road which attracted 56 entrants
It’s run @ 1 minute intervals and was originally pace noted, but we chose not to use them. I’d highly reccommend this event to anyone!

Do any of you rally in your AE86? What kind of tips and tricks can you share for those who want to get into it? Hit up the comments and help spread the love!


Watch AE86Club DVD’s Now!

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It was only a matter of time until one AE86 maniac got his sh*t together and posted this awesome series on YouTube. User mike0256 has spent some good hours ripping and uploading the entire AE86Club series for the benefit of all hachikind, so Check it out at his ‘Tube channel now and send him some messages of thanks!

So when you’ve watched em on youtube, get out there and buy the real deal so maybe we can get a volume 10 in the near future!


A Little Traction Over Here Please?

Quick vid of Nick Teebon tearing up the 2009 Auckland Domain Hillclimb in his turbocharged hachiroku. It looks as if it hasn’t got any traction at all, but he still holds onto it like a pro! Nice work Nick!

If your in NZ and keen to hit up some hillclimb action in your very own ’86, Driftopia is hosting the next event on June 1 at Taupo Motorsport Park. Check their website for more info!


Lone Hachiroku @ International Drift Series

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It has been a while since I last posted some news from Europe but we have been very busy over the past few weeks. We had a few trackdays in France and Germany (Nordschleife) with some interesting results.

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