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  • ETS Drift Ute – Feeling Alive Again

    Could I have picked a more difficult hobby? I dont think so. Being so invested with something so complicated has its ups and downs. When I set out to build a car from scratch the idea was to build it as basic as possible. I think I achieved this, mechanically its a very simple car, […]

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  • ETS Display and Demos

    If you have some spare time this weekend then come down to the Geelong Waterfront where the Geelong Revival crew sculpt a racetrack out of one of Victorias most scenic locations. Im really excited to drive the Hilux and have a display in my home town, its a good chance to show the locals what […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Shafted

    The much anticipated tail shaft has arrived, it’s been the missing link in the driveline since last friday and subsequently missed an opportunity to test the overall package over the weekend. But once Pete and Rick had the parts they needed they whipped this up straight away. In the past Pete and Rick have modified […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Never ending story

    In my last post I wrote about getting the engine, gearbox and ancillaries all assembled and ready to go, it was a long night and subsequently the next day at work was long and tiring. All I wanted to do was get home and fire it up. 5pm arrived and I raced home, filled the […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Busy Nights

    Last night I was ready, I had the majority of parts for the Hilux to go back together, everything was lad out in the garage and I was set for a long night. With the success of the “Behind” mini documentary Matt has been following the build to create another clip detailing everything that went […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Release the Clutch

    Thanks to Stewart Furze for making up and sending me the lines to complete the hydraulic clutch release bearing setup. The two lines are for bleeding and feed, the feed runs a dry break connection that simply unclips from the line connected to the chassis making engine and gearbox removal easy and mess free. You […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Trial Fit

    A few exciting things have happened since WTAC, one is obviosly this gearbox upgrade and the other I will get too after I show you whats been happening in the garage. My shifter arrived from the UK and I now had the chance to sit everything in the chassis and see how it all fits. […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Bellhousing in Motion

    ETS Drift Ute fitting up a Quaife QBE69G Gearbox from Engineered To Slide on Vimeo. Little edit to show you some motion from last night.

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Aluminium Alignment

    Its been a long week, trying to be as prepared as I can so that next week can be a little less busy, heres what happened friday night, nothing like some progress to finish the working week. The adapter for the SR auto bell housing to Quaife gearbox is now done, I made the internal […]

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