Soarer is now gone. I had an good offer over a month ago that eventually fell through. That had got me weighing the pros and cons of keeping the car and I had come to the decision that selling made the most sense at this time. I officially put the car for sale and it’s gone to another Toyota nut […]

GZ20 – Sold

Picked up a JZA Torsen diff for the GZ out of desperation after discovering the OEM Clutch LSD was useless. Not ideal for drifting but can’t be any worse then open. One day I’ll cave and pick up a Kaaz unit but Vegas vacation says it’s won’t be this month. Third time with the rear end in an out, barely […]


Ready to RollRyan and I hosted a private drift session today at a potential venue for future drifting events. Eight of us arrived and ran, to show the Westerner Grounds in Red Deer a little bit of drifting. Circumstances limited us to a quarter section of the enormous lot the CSCC uses to hold their auto-x but we still managed a couple simple 2nd gear courses. I hope everyone had fun, and learned a lot! I am certainly hoping for the opportunity to do it again. [...]

Private Drift Practice

Ryan and I got together today for some brief preparation for next weekends private drift practice and other stuff. Nothing major. For the 20, we flipped the back tires on the rim as the first event with only a degree of camber really left a mark on the outside edge. We made a trip to two of Calgary’s scrap yards, […]

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Time flies… has it really been a week since I last wrote? The CSCC opening auto-x event is tomorrow in Red Deer. Ryan and I spent a couple hours this week working on the GZ20, specifically the alignment. The car had been set up, by the shop that did the OPI initially, do factory specs. This meant about 0.5 degree […]

GZ20 Alignment