Hilux

Where I came from – Reflections

I guess you could call this the calm before the storm, with WTAC coming up fast Im not going to get a chance to think or type. This morning I woke up to my alarm with a clear mind. I spent the weekend...

ETS Pit Kart – That will do

I spent the whole day in the garage today, with the TV flicking between the V8 Bathurst 1000, Formula D Title Fight, F1 and Moto GP its surprising that I got anything done. A few hours were spent fini...

ETS Drift Ute – A day of test

Its been such a busy time lately getting everything sorted and ready for WTAC, from the pit setup, 180SX prep, lists apon lists of things to do and then the added pressure of having the Hilux 100% rea...

ETS Drift Ute – Wastegate issues

My rundown on the Winton test day will follow this post but first I want to show you what went wrong. It seems the valve (or piston) in the wastegate has picked up on the bore and seized, when I got h...

ETS Pit Kart – On rims

The pit kart is coming along nicely, its finally rolling (I say that like its a big job) but all it took was some ebay wheels and a few hours work. The front are 120mm wide spoked alloy go kart wheels...

Arai GP6 – Helmart Designs

Let me start this by saying I have a great family, I turned 30 in June and was asked if I wanted anything, that’s a pretty hard question to ask me as I wouldnt know where to start but my girlfri...

ETS heads to NZ

Only a week out till I leave for WTAC for the Hilux’s debut I have some more exciting news, myself and my creation will be heading overseas thanks to the 4 & Rotary promotions crew I will be...

ETS Drift Ute – Staying up late

You have seen the air jacks in action in my previous post, so what do I do if something fails like an airline? Well I have got that covered, I went to my local Metalland and picked up some heavy wall ...

ETS Drift Ute – The Ups and Downs

Add 200psi of Nitrogen into the air jacks and see what happens. ETS Drift Ute – Ups and Downs from Engineered To Slide on Vimeo. I have two inlets so I can split between front and rear, there...