The 1980s. A time when pop culture forever changed with the debut of MTV, a time of shoulder pads and big hair. When the impossible seemed possible and when everything was bright and bold. It was without a doubt, a dramatic decade marked by excess, self-expression, and rapid change. I should know, I was born […]Read more "White Gold: Porsche 930 Flachbau (Early Version)"
I think it is safe to say that it’s been common knowledge that in Japan, the love of speed has been around for quite several years. With Japan pumping out serious cult speed machines since the 80s through to the early 2000s, midnight street racers shooting down the wangan expressways maketh the dreams of all […]Read more "Double (miniature) Trouble: Tomica Limited Vintage 1/64 Porsche 912 and Nissan Bluebird Wagon 警察車"
The past few weeks have been a rather exciting time to be an auto-otaku in Singapore, with a number of automotive meets and events happening over two consecutive weekends. A showcase of tuned up and dressed up machines over at IAM Singapore, a heritage event for both old and youngtimers, and this casual yet eye-opening […]Read more "Classics Invade Chinatown"
It’s been a couple of months now, so i guess it’s time to announce that for those who didn’t know, Project944 has left the building. I’ve done what i could and with a final ECU remap after acquiring a link-up cable from Microtech Australia, she was running sweet as a peach with some fruity upshift […]Read more "Project 944: Time to say goodbye"
For most Auto-Otakus, this is a car that needs no description. Straight out of the pages of the Wangan Midnight manga series, the Blackbird is the series’ antagonist vehicle of choice and was given its name because of its color and because it was in fact, a RUF CTR Yellowbird. Fun fact, the Blackbird was […]Read more "Wangan Warrior: Autoart’s 1/18 Blackbird"
I guess it’s inevitable, after countless times dealing with potential buyers of Project 944 either getting cold feet or using our slightly leaky (but still boosting well!) turbo as a huge bargaining chip, i’ve decided to bite the bullet and ship in a reconditioned unit and get this job done once and for all! It […]Read more "Project 944: Snail Mail"
What does one do when you have the keys to a recently refurbished and rather pretty Porsche 944 Turbo but nowhere to go? You head out, and take pictures. She isn’t perfect, but the best of us aren’t either. Long live the transaxle.Read more "Project 944 Turbo Redux *Images down due to photobucket’s horrendous terms*"