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.


1994 Suzuki Alto Works CR22S

FOTD 2018.2.15 (suzuki alto works black)* INTERCOOLED turbo Kei, 5speed manual
* BOOST gauge installed
* COILOVER suspension
* TURBO replaced
* HKS air intake
* FACTORY exhaust
* EXTERNAL oil cooler
* 1DIN custom audio installed
* YOKOHAMA Ecos 145/65 tires (still new!)
* FORMULAONE 13x6J wheels (rare!)
* ROADLEGAL (has valid “sha-ken” cert)
* ONLY just 153,000km/95,070miles actual
* BUILT lovingly Continue reading

1999 Nissan Stagea Autech 260RS rare

FOTD 2018.1.26 (stagea autech)
* RB26DETT engine, 5spd Manual, AWD!!
* HKS coilover suspension
* TOMEI Hicas canceller
* R33GT-R factory alloy wheels
* WIDE tread wheel spacers
* YOKOHAMA tires (90% tread)
* ROADLEGAL (has valid “sha-ken” cert)
* DEFI boost meter (A-pillar type)
* R32 triple meter cluster
* R34 airflow sensor
* FACTORY sports air cleaner
* BRIDE semi-bucket driver seat
* CARMATE engine starter
* BREMBO brake system
* CLEAR turn signals (color adds weight, bro) Continue reading

1997 Toyota MR2 G-Ltd TypeIV & partscar

FOTD 2018.1.15 (SW20 white)
* CUSTOM front coilovers
* KYB rear coilovers
* DIXCEL slotted rotors
* ACRE super fighter brake pads
* RIGID front tower bar
* TRD rear tower bar
* RAYBRIG clear lens front lights
* ENKEI 16inch wheels
* EP91 factory foglights
* APEXi intake
* MOMO D1-spec steering wheel
* FACTORY drink holder (rare option)
* BRIDE full bucket seats (has rip)
* NEW plug cords
* HEAVYDUTY clutch
* 2.0L, 5MT
* SHORT stroke shift kit
* PARTS CAR also included
* ROADLEGAL (has valid “sha-ken” cert) Continue reading

1995 Toyota Supra SZ manual & clean

FOTD 2017.5.29 (grey 80 supra) FINAL* YOKOHAMA AVS VS5 18inch wheels
* TEIN coilover suspension
* HKS exhaust
* HID headlights
* MOMO steering wheel
* TRUST shift knob
* BRIDE full bucket seat (driver’s)
* BRIDE semi bucket seat (passenger’s)
* WILLANS seat belts
* APEXi water temp gauge
* APEXi oil temp gauge
* APEXi oil pressure gauge
* APEXi gauges mounted in dash
* CARBON esque gauge bezel trim
* CUSTOM oil catch tank
* STAINLESS mesh clutch hose
* STAINLESS mesh brake hose
* 20CELSIOR front calipers
* 20CELSIOR front rotors Continue reading

2002 Honda Torneo spec Euro-R VTEC

FOTD 2017.4.3 (Red Torneo) FINAL

* CLOSE geared short-shift 5MT
* FINAL year
* 2.2L H22A DOHC engine
* VTEC (yo)
* RATED 220hp, 22.5gkm torque
* XENON HID lights
* EURO-R full aero kit
* TINTED rear glass
* TITANIUM shift knob
* MODULO sports dual exhaust (roadlegal)
* SPECIALTY high-performance springs
* SPECIALTY high-performance struts
* EURO-R lightweight 16inch 5lug wheels
* YOKOHAMA Advan dB 205/50 tires (70% tread) Continue reading