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For the Holidays – Buy Someone Jimmy Up Clothing

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The guys at Jimmy Up have some perfect stocking stuffers for you this holiday. The middle shirt is a celebration of Fredric Aasbo winning the championship with a cool unique design and tribute look. If you don’t see what you are looking for quite yet, the website has other cool stuff like a FC RX-7 hoodie, hats, stickers, and much more. Don’t forget about your fellow drift fan as the holiday season approaches.

 

http://www.jimmyup.com/

A Look at the Sikky Sub Frame for Your Drift Car

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As I was wandering around Long Beach something caught my eye in the Sikky pit area. On display was a highly modded S13 subframe with a massive rear that looked like something you would see in a MAC truck. I had to learn what it was all about. James Evans was there to fill me in on the details. He explained to me that this was one of Sikky’s Quick Change Rear and Subframe setups.

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The whole concept behind having a quick change rear on your drift car is that all tracks are different and depending on the course layout you can find yourself in a situation where your gearing is far from ideal. The quick change rear will allow you to make changes to your gear ratio in less than five minutes. There is a limited amount of time to set the car up for each track and the quicker you can get back out on course the better. Changing an entire rear out just doesn’t make sense when there is an option like this. Now Sikky wasn’t the first to start putting these rears into drift cars but they have definitely refined it to a new level and made it into a production part. Having them ready to go on the shelf instead of a custom made to order. What separates the Sikky sub frame and rear set-up from the competitors is the technology and process they use to both develop and manufacture the product. There is a lot of time and effort in the R&D stage to locate the ideal position for the rear. Using the FARO arm they scan the underside of the car, sub frame, mounting points and then create a complete CAD drawing of the back half of each car model they develop a kit for. Then using that info they position the rear perfectly in this 3d precision environment. The end result is optimal angles and clearance of all CV joints, driveshaft’s, and axles as well as perfect placement and alignment. All of this maximizing strength and reliability of their product.

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There is much more to properly setting up the rear end than just welding it in place using a tape measure or ruler. Their methods allow the guys at Sikky to get accuracy down to +/- .005 of an inch when placing the rear into the sub frame. The product is engineered and tested to withstand the most rigorous conditions. Sikky sub frame and rear set-ups will take the abuse time and time again which they have shown by running the product in their Formula Drift cars. If you’re looking to gain an edge over the competition then I am convinced the Sikky IRS Sub Frame Kit is what you need! They do offer the quick change rear complete with sub frame and axles as well as separately if you just want to buy the diff or the sub frame on its own. The kit is clearly Formula Drift legal and comes for several car applications. Read the details below for what you get and what car you can place this in.

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Kit Info:
– Formula Drift Legal
– Precise placement using our FARO 3D Scanning Arm
– No Sub Frame Core Required
– CAD designed and CNC Machined Mounting Brackets
– Black Powder Coated
– Includes all Necessary Hardware
– Sub Frame available with Sikky Winters IRS Rear or without
– Fuel Cell or Fuel Tank Relocation Required in most applications

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Available options:
– Sikky Solid CNC Aluminum Sub Frame Bushings
– Sikky Differential Skid Plate
– Sikky Driveshaft
– Heavy Duty Axles

Currently Available For:
– Nissan S13, S14, and S15
– Nissan 350z and Infiniti G35
– Mazda RX8
– BMW E36
– Toyota FRS/Subaru BRZ
More coming soon!

Reviewing the 13.5 inch Suede Driven Steering Wheel

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Words: Rathyna Gomer
Over the last year, I have been taking my car building much more seriously. I made one promise to myself – no more half-assing anything on my competition car (my LS3 powered 350z). After getting the bulk of the swap completed, I began making a checklist of all the other parts I needed to make this car perfect. Unfortunately, I don’t have much flexibility with my seat (I have to push my seat all the way forward since I’m so short), it all comes down to the size, depth, and position of my steering wheel. Crazy, I know – but the struggle is seriously that real. So when I hit the market for a steering wheel, it was no small task. After much research and many side-by-side comparisons, I was extremely comfortable in choosing a Driven Steering wheel.

While Drifting – Obviously, steering and maneuverability are critical in any motorsport. However, with drifting, steering wheels are spinning like crazy. Being able to catch the wheel during a transition or during a fast manji, is extremely critical. I’ve had experiences with an OEM steering wheel where I wasn’t able to catch the wheel, which could really end up disastrous. Pro Tip > > Watch this video:

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DSTROYR Offering 20% off for May with MAY2014

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In case you are looking for some gear from Mats Baribeau, Daigo Saito, Max Orido, or Odi Bakchis then you are in the right place. Act this month so you can score these great items at 20%off. You can also stick put up the Wrecked Magazine shirt which has just a few sizes left available. Remember use promo code MAY2014.

 

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Grab These at Falken Tire Booth this Weekend at Formula Drift

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Falken Tire previewed some free goodies you can grab at the Falken Tire booth this weekend at Formula Drift Round 2. You can find these available for all the main Falken Tire drivers including Dai Yoshihara, Justin Pawlak, and Darren McNamara. Head over to the Falken Tire booth early during the event as supplies will be limited!

Ignited Clothing Offers 35% Off Leading up to Formula Drift

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The guys over at Ignited Clothing are offering 35% off all orders running up to Formula Drift Round 2 at Road Atlanta. You can even score this Keep Drifting Fun x Ignited Clothing collaboration shirt (seen above) for this big discount as well! They also have Matt Field shirts and Golden Gate Drift shirts for sale! Follow the link below and remember IGNITEDATL.

 

Buy Stuff: http://www.ignitedclothing.us/

Order A Danny George Package – Get Face on Car + More for 2014

Danny George is back at his fun funding again for 2014 offering people even better packages than 2013. Below are a sample of three packages and one more “baller” package is available on top of these below. Some unique options in his 2014 packages include video credits, on-screen video plugs, and discounts on brands such as GoPro and STR Wheels. Head over to Danny George Racing to buy your package today.

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2014 Formula Drift Round 1 Streets of Long Beach Tickets on Sale [BUY THIS]

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Formula Drift has announced that tickets are on sale for Round 1 at Streets of Long Beach. Part of the PR is attached below but over 2,000 reserved seats are being put into place for this year. The VIP experience will place you preferred seats in Grandstand 18 which at Irwindale sell out very very fast so take action soon! Even some new massive jumbotons are on the horizon for the new 2014 season…. Details below but buy tickets now!

 

To satisfy the demand for seating over 2,000 reserved tickets seats have been added to the venue to ensure that fans can sit and enjoy the action. Tickets are available online for purchase with the option to select from any of the available grandstands. A new VIP experience is also being added for purchase. The FD VIP Experience will grant access to preferred seats in grandstand 18, a track-walk during opening ceremonies where fans will be inches away from the drivers, a line pass for the autograph session and a signature Formula DRIFT credential. No matter where fans sit they can also expect to see every inch of the course with the newly updated, massive jumbotrons at the facility.

Tickets are now available for Round 1: Streets of Long Beach on April 4-5, including reserved seating, 2-day ticket packages, and VIP tickets and can be purchased through FormulaDrift.com, Ticketmaster outlets, and the Long Beach Convention Center box office. Ticket prices start at $35 online with all seats reserved for Saturday’s competition day.

Cyber Monday/Drifting Related Deals Tracker for Holiday Mania

Our Holiday shopping tracker will be updated as much as we can with deals coming out that are drift related over the next few days. Submissions in comments or by contact form as welcome as always! Some awesome deals from R/T Tuning and Enjuku Racing are incoming along with tons of other industry chances to save money/get free stuff over the weekend well into Monday.

1. Wrecked Magazine x DSTROYR T-Shirt – Free Shipping Worldwide
http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/wrecked-magazine-x-dstroyr-limited-edition-t-shirt

2. Scoggin Dickey Parts Center – All Crate Engines/Transmissions 5% Off (+Free Shipping)
https://sdparts.com/

3. R/T Tuning – AEM UEGO Gauge – $162.49
http://rt2s2.com/aem_electronics/aem_uego_digital_wideband_gauge/304100/i-48045.aspx

4. Enjuku Racing – THANKSFREE (Free Shipping on Whole Order)
http://www.enjukuracing.com/

5. Enjuku Racing – BLACKFRIDAY (10% Off Entire Order)
http://www.enjukuracing.com/

6. Enjuku Racing – DOCFRIDAY (20% off All Nissan RB/SR/KA Manifolds)
http://www.enjukuracing.com/

7. R/T Tuning – Vibrant Performance is 26% Off
http://rt2s2.com/vibrant/b-10111.aspx

7. Scoggin Dickey Parts Center – All Items (Other than Engines/Trans) Are 10% Off + FREE SHIPPING
https://sdparts.com/

8. Hoonigan Industries Clothing – $10 Black Friday Section
http://www.hoonigan.com/black-friday-sale.html

9. GoPro.com – Free Shipping (Just Select It At Checkout)
http://gopro.com/

10. R/T Tuning – Energy Suspension 43% Off
http://rt2s2.com/energy_suspension/b-10069.aspx

11. THMotorsports – 5 to 10% All Items in Store – Coupon: blackfriday2013
http://thmotorsports.com/

12. R/T Tuning – ReplayXD 1080 Camera – 25% Off
http://rt2s2.com/replay_xd/replay_xd_camera_system_xd1080/rxd01rpxd1080cs/i-1680019.aspx

13. R/T Tuning – Race Ramps 12% Off + FREE SHIPPING
http://rt2s2.com/race_ramps/race_ramps_display_show_ramps/rrwc12/i-510309.aspx

14. Eat Sleep Race – 30% Off Everything (Coupon Coude: BLKESR)
http://www.eatsleeprace.com/shoppingcart/

15. Fatlace/Illest – Up to 70% Off Until December 2nd
http://fatlace.com/shop/sale.html

16. Summit Racing – Save 10% On These Brands
http://www.summitracing.com/lp/blackfridaycybermonday?banner=Social1311200

17. ACT Clutch – Up to 22% Off + Free Shipping
http://www.advancedclutch.com/

18. Evasive Motorsports – Black Friday Deals with Coupon Codes
http://www.evasivemotorsports.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=BLACKFRIDAY

19. VividRacing – Cyber Monday Deals
http://www.vividracing.com/catalog/cyber-monday-i-164.html

20. Autoanything.com – 15% Off Site Wide Until 12/1
http://www.autoanything.com/?kc=AFFCJ&PID=5049840&AID=11288588

21. StaySlideways.com – 40% Off Everything
http://www.stayslideways.com/

Wrecked Magazine x DSTROYR T-Shirt – Very Limited Run [BUY THIS]

Finally right on our six year anniversary we are releasing our very first t-shirt which is a collaboration with the DSTROYR brand. To buy our collaboration t-shirt just head on over to our shirt page with purchase options. Shirts ship before Irwindale and if you pre order now we offer free shipping!

Buy This: http://www.wreckedmagazine.com/wrecked-magazine-x-dstroyr-limited-edition-t-shirt

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