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How to get to Ebisu Circuit

How to get to Ebisu Circuit

What trip to Japan would be complete without a visit to the drifting mecca of the world, Ebisu circuit? For those who (somehow) don't know, Ebisu c...

Best Night to go to Daikoku PA

Best Night to go to Daikoku PA

So you're heading to Japan and you want to go to Daikoku PA (because why the hell wouldn't you?!), but you're worried that no one will be there or ...

Best resources to plan your car-guy trip to Japan

Best resources to plan your car-guy trip to Japan

Believe it or not, not everyone wants to travel to Japan to check out Daikoku Futo or pilgrimage to Ebisu. Most travel resources you see around cat...

How to get to Mt Akina (aka Mt Haruna)

How to get to Mt Akina (aka Mt Haruna)

So you've watched Takumi slay the touge of Mt Akina on Initial D and you've heard the rumours that it's based on a real place and you've thought, "...

How to get to Meihan SportsLand

How to get to Meihan SportsLand

Meihan Sportsland, home of the iconic Naoki Nakamura and Team Burst, is a popular motorsport complex in Nara prefecture, Japan. The drift course (a...

How to get to Daikoku Parking Area (PA)

How to get to Daikoku Parking Area (PA)

This question pops up all the time on the internet by people keen to head to the mecca of speed, Daikoku Parking Area (PA). For those who don't kno...

Car Spotting in Japan

Car Spotting in Japan

Last month my beautiful partner and I had the epic experience of traveling to Japan for 3 weeks. We treated the trip as half holiday, half business...

VicDrift Round 1

VicDrift Round 1

It's Saturday night, all your mates are planning on heading to a club and getting drunk, or staying home watching a movie. Your girlfriend wants to...

How to fit Skyline seats into a Silvia

How to fit Skyline seats into a Silvia

Let's face it, as good as S-chassis' are, their seats leave a little to be desired. They may be relatively comfortable, if a bit small by western s...

The Touge Garage R32

The Touge Garage R32

So let me set the scene. I get a message at 9am on Friday morning from a friend of mine, telling me to quickly look at a car he has tagged me in on...

The Touge Garage S14

The Touge Garage S14

The Touge Garage S14 is owned by James, the founder of Touge Garage. He picked the car up in October 2015, and has since enjoyed both driving and m...