Word of the Day: Shodai

WOTD 3.20.2018 (shodai) 3

Today’s word: Shodai (kanji: 初代, katakana: ショダイ) means the first generation of something….an iPhone,  a vehicle line, a household/family, etc.  Subsequent generations are indicated as Number + Dai (generation) Meh (unit of order/sequence)
2nd Gen = 2代目 (Ni Dai Meh)
3rd Gen = 3代目 (San Dai Meh)
4th Gen = 4代目 (Yon Dai Meh)
5th Gen = 5代目 (Go Dai Meh)
6th Gen = 6代目 (Roku Dai Meh)
7th Gen = 7代目 (Nana Dai Meh)
8th Gen = 8代目 (Hachi Dai Meh)
9th Gen =9代目 (Kyuu Dai Meh)
10th Gen =10代目(Jyuu Dai Meh)





1996 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV

FOTD 2018.2.13 (lancer evolution IV silver)* 2.0L, DOHC, intercooled turbo, 5MT AWD
* NO accident history
* HKS exhaust w/ inner silencer
* GREDDY turbo timer
* APEXi air cleaner
* UPGRADED performance suspension
* NON smoker’s car
* A34 Steel Silver Metallic paint
* SMOOTH shifting
* HEATER works fine
* AIRCON works fine
* ELECTRICALS work fine
* ENGINE bay clean
* ONLY just 153,600km/95,440mi actual
* ROADLEGAL (has valid “sha-ken” cert) Continue reading

1993 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution RS rallycar

FOTD 2018.1.23 (Lan Evo white)* ORIGINALLY spare car for All-Japan Rally Series
* BOOST currently set at 1.8
* RALLIART mechanical diffs
* KYB coilovers with seperate dampers
* 10POINT rollbar in interior
* 10POINT font on essays/reports
* DRUMMOND suspension support kit
* CUSTOM shifter
* ROADLEGAL (has valid “sha-ken” cert)
* MOMO steering wheel
* POWER steering
* BUILT for snow/dirt racing Continue reading

1996 Mitsubishi Delica SpaceGear monster

FOTD 2017.10.02 (lifted white delica) FINAL* 3.0L gas V6 column-automatic 4WD
* MEGA lift kit
* STABLE handling despite mega height
* STABLE idling
* ENGINE starts up no problems
* NO smoke
* SMOOTH shifting
* POWER folding mirrors work great
* DUAL sunroof
* FRONT sunroof (tilt and slide) works great
* REAR sunroof power sunshade works great
* INTERIOR clean
* UNUSED ashtray
* NO cigarette smell
* WHEEL locking lugnuts and key socket Continue reading

1987 Mistubishi Starion GSR-V

FOTD 2017.9.22 (Starion white flat) FINAL* 2.0L intercooled turbo 5MT
* CUSTOM turbo hard pipe kit
* BOOST settings increased
* COILOVER suspension
* RAYS Volk TE37 wheels (bronze)
* BRIDGESTONE Potenza tires
* FRONT tower bar
* ENGINE wiring upgraded
* K&N air intake
* TRIPLE (Defi?) gauge cluster on dash
* AUX gauge near pillar
* BOOST controller
* BRIDE driver seat Continue reading

1997 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV GSR

FOTD 2017.8.25 (LanEvo IV black) FINAL* TEIN front coilovers
* LARGUS rear coilovers
* CUSCO 2-way LSD
* CUSCO heavy-duty clutch
* CRISCO vegetable shortening
* 17INCH superfin wheels
* 215/45 tires (50% tread)
* UPGRADED steering wheel
* UPGRADED exhaust
* FRONT tower bar for handling
* REAR tower bar for handling
* EATA power bar for energy
* FULL repaint (originally white)
* HOOD painted near-black purple w/ metal flake
* TRUNK not painted (weight reduction, bro)
* ENGINE bay not painted (weight reduction, bro) Continue reading

2001 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII GSR

FOTD 2017.5.31 (LanEvo 7 white rallylights) FINAL
* IPF 6-light rally kit
* HANKOOK Ventus tires
* HANCOOK Dominic eat
* RECARO factory seats
* HKS OB-link
* NEW ignition system
* NEW spark plugs
* NEW battery
* NEW air cleaner
* NEW aircon filter
* NEW engine belt
* NEW brake rotors
* NEW brake pads
* NEW side underguards
* NEW fuel tank
* NEW diff
* NEW Momo steering wheel
* POLYURETHANE foam underguard filling
* 2.0L, intercooled turbo, AWD 5MT Continue reading