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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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  • ETS Drift Ute – Test Drive

    Leading up to my final week of work for the year I was getting more and more frustrated, the issue I was having on the Hilux was really getting to me, with each passing day it was another potential test session over. Time was running out and so were my options. With the problem solved […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Pre NZ Cleanup

    Ill tell you know that once you have air jacks installed in your car you will never look back, designing this car I didn’t really take into account any jacking points, although there are some its still a pain to jack up. With the jacks full of 160psi worth of Nitrogen and the safety tubes […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Pack Rack Complete

    The rack that holds the BMX, Wheels and tyres is all complete, I’m really happy with how it turned out and I think it will be a really good little item to have while the Hilux is touring. At the moment I have two spare BIM Driftmasters and 4 new tyres, I have another two […]

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