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  • 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% ready to go without ever actually putting it through its paces started to weigh me down. Winton raceway […]

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  • 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 home I had a chance to pull this apart and find the issue. I […]

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  • 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. I was going to stretch some skinnier tyres over these rims but I went […]

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  • 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 girlfriend Celia knew me all too well. I have been obsessing over helmets my entire […]

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  • 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 taking part in the Nationals and the Jamboree plus some other exciting events while in New Zealand. […]

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  • 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 tube with an internal diameter of 40mm. The piston on the jacks are 38.1mm […]

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  • 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’s not many times when I would need to lift the front, it will be predominantly the rear […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – October

    Above is the tow hook adapter I made so that my tow strap can slip through the front bumper, its these little jobs that signal the end of the build before World Time Attack. Speaking of WTAC ill be testing this in two weeks, holy crap I’m excited and nervous all at the same time. […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Rebuild Timelapse

    Massive thanks to Dean Walters for wasting a heap of his time on this, having all the parts ready to go I felt this needed to happen, don’t forget to click that little like button for me. You can see more on what happened on this day HERE Oh and you can also see the […]

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