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  • ETS Drift Ute – Overseas Vacation

    Things are really different lately, its been a week since my Hilux sat on the startline of Hampton Downs Racetrack ready to attack the track, every night after work I head home thinking about it and it feels weird not to see it in the garage. I basically came into pit lane, took my suit […]

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  • Tour of NZ – Hampton Downs

    So this was it, the day that I had dreamed of since the very beginning. Azhar had orginised the racetrack and with Gary’s guidance I had the whole place to myself, it doesn’t get much better than that. I wouldn’t be alone on this day though, it was a special day for Matt as the […]

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  • Tour of NZ – The drag strip

    I have only ever done two passes down the drag strip and that was over 6 years ago, a lot has changed since then and I was looking forward to getting out there and stretching the Hiluxs legs. In all honesty I had the most fun, I only pushed it 75% with weak launches and […]

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  • Tour of NZ – The show hall

    Since the Hilux left my sight at the end of 2013 I have been anxiously awaiting the week that has just gone. The personal pressure was immense, a lot of things had to fall into place and I am happy to say they did. Myself, my fiancee Celia and my film director Matt all flew […]

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  • Tour of NZ – Unveil Night

    Firstly thanks to Brian from Grinder TV for the picture. Last night I had the unveil night at the NZ 4 and Rotary Nationals, it was me, my creation and the loyalest of fans watching me run a slideshow on how the ute came to be. After the slides were all finished I had everyone […]

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  • Goodbye Australia

    Well tonight I fly out to NZ and kick of the week that I have been looking forward to for a while now. My schedule is relentless, my flights at midnight, I loose 3 hours which means I basically loose the night, then there’s a night full of 4 & Rotary promotions fun times, Friday […]

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  • Media Update – Its Pozible!

    Late last year Matt Cox launched a Pozible campaign to film in NZ, its with delight that I can let you know we did it! The dream total has been raised and the work has begun. DREAM.BUILD.DRIVE Trailer from Matthew Cox on Vimeo. I want to give you an indication of the lengths we will […]

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  • Thanks for the support in 2013

    Well 2013 is over, what a massive year it has been and I want to personally thank every single one of you for visiting this blog and keeping up to date with whats going on with the Hilux and all the other things in my garage and life. It means a lot to have the […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Loading Up

    With 2013 coming to end it has been a total rush getting everything sorted and ready for the Hilux to ship out. After the drive on the street, the clean up and then loading it all up in the trailer I was set and ready to hit the road, its a 10 hour trip up […]

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