Word of the Day: Tsuru Tsuru

WOTD 3.15.2018 (tsuru tsuru) FIN 2

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Today: ツルツル (tsuru-tsuru) describes surfaces which both appear to be, and actually are, smooth, slippery, and the like. Icy winter roads are tsuru-tsuru. Worn-out tires are tsuru-tsuru. Waxed floors, billiard balls, ramen noodles and Hobbs’/Dom’s heads are all tsuru-tsuru.


2000 Subaru Impreza WRX STI ver.6

FOTD 2018.3.09 (impreza gc8 white) FINAL* 2.0L intercooled turbo, AWD, 5MT
* TEIN Flez Z coilovers
* TEIN EDFC damping force controller
* FUJITSUBO lightweight RM01A exhaust
* STI chambered fuel pump
* DIXCEL brakes PD DAV
* RALLY mudflaps
* WORK Emotion wheels
* NANKANG NS2R tires (50% tread)
* ATE half of the toast (50% bread)
* KTS mesh wheels also
* BRIDGESTONE RevoGZ tires also
* STI fog light caps
* ONLY just 155,000km/96,300mi actual
* ROADLEGAL (has valid “sha-ken” cert) Continue reading

1988 Porsche 911 real RWB 930

FOTD 2018.2.18 (PORSCHE RWB) FINAL* BUILT by RWB 7 years ago
* RS spec interior
* BILSTEIN suspension
* LSD installed
* BRIDGESTONE Potenza RE71R 265/35-18
* ENGINE overhaul 3 years ago
* OVER $8,000 spent on engine overhaul
* COMPUTER replaced
* STRAIGHT exhaust
* AC removed for weight reduction
* AC parts available (you install)
* RECARO power seats
* POWER window switch relocated in seats
* QUICK shift kit
* CUSTOM shift knob
* PIONEER Carrozzeria CD audio
* KENWOOD woofers
* ROADLEGAL (has valid “sha-ken” cert) Continue reading

1997 Toyota Starlet Glanza V

FOTD 2017.10.17 (starlet glanza bluesilver) FINAL* 4EFTE 1.3L intercooled turbo 5MT
* HKS blow-off valve
* HKS boost gauge
* HKS turbo timer
* TRUST e-Manage
* BUDDYCLUB racing spec 2
* HKS heavy-duty actuators
* SILKROAD(?) full coilovers
* F:18k, R:14k
* NEW clutch
* HEAVYDUTY engine mounts (DIY)
* AERO wiper blades (+20hp gain)
* FACTORY optional aero kit
* ROADLEGAL (has valid “sha-ken” cert) Continue reading