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A Call to Creation

What makes a build ‘done’? Is it completing a theme for appearance reasons? Getting it running for the first time? Hitting your target lap times with it? I don’t think it should be. Every time to check that box, the next one is on the horizon. This truck here made me realize just how pointless trying to finish a car really is. All of its charm comes from what is left undone, and I think we need to take a step back and appreciate what we have and what we are doing at every step of the way, not just when we can sit back and say things are ‘done’.

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When the Starions Align(lol cheezy)

When talking in automotive circles, one topic that seems to come up quite often is how we get shafted in the US of A when it comes to vehicle availability. The latest, greatest sporty cars seem to always be across a pond in one direction or the other. This fact of life might soon be changing with the imminent release of the Civic Type-R and a few other modern cars but the fact remains that we typically wind up on the short end of the stick. But what if I told you that there was a time in our not so distant past where we got blessed with models that put the JDM versions to shame? One of them was the Mitsubishi Starion.

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Daily Driven Drifter

The term “daily driven” implies that a vehicle is stable enough to be used everyday. It can shuttle you to work. It can make the trip for groceries. It can even pick up the kid from school. A car that is daily driven and regularly flogged on the track demonstrates another level of reliability. This daily driven drift missile shows that you don’t necessarily need a second car for either daily duties or track duties.

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A Wolf in a Three Piece Suit

It’s a rarity in the car world that a build so eloquently blurs the lines between classy composure and ruthless performance. When this Audi rolled off the assembly line it was destined to be another flashy car that someone wearing clothes more expensive than my daily would lease for a few years while it got slowly abused in all the wrong ways.  Somehow this particular example managed to avoid that fate. Underneath this elegant exterior and behind the luxurious interior there beats the heart of a beast.

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No Pistons Required — Aric’s RX-7

It’s not everyday that you get to see a project come full circle and really appreciate how far the car has come. We all dream of turning that newly acquired vehicle into the one we dream about at night, but it is definitely rare to witness it happen in front of your eyes. Check out what this FC RX-7 has turned into as we show off this truly garage-built beauty.

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