• Stacking cars in my ever evolving garage.

    You know the old saying…. Progress is impossible without change? Well that’s me right there, always in a rush to progress, so I am always in a rush to change, always searching for a better way to do things. I think it’s the biggest thing I have learnt over the years, never ever give up […]

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  • Shops open for business

    I feel like 2016 has been nothing new, what it has been though is rewarding, I fought off the urge for more projects and focused on the ones I currently have. Tying up loose ends in the garage has been one thing, the website has been another. The name “Engineered to Slide” was coined just […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Warming up for the Geelong Revival

    It’s been a while since I pushed the start button on the Hilux, it’s still such a relief to me that I am able to just jump inside this, push the button and have some fun when the opportunity arises. The opportunity came about after a chat to the Geelong Revival Staff, I wanted to […]

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  • Forward Thrust – Pursuing the ultimate SR20DE

    A few weeks ago I wrote this post without publishing it, I hadnt made up my mind what to do with the engine in the PS13 at that time so I thought it may be worth posting so you get an idea of where I am coming from. Firstly I want to give you a […]

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  • Dream Build Drive

    DREAM.BUILD.DRIVE from Matte Media on Vimeo. Dream Build Drive is Matthew Cox’s quest to give you some insight into the journey that has been my life for the last 8 months, building the car presented many challenges, getting it over that mental finishing line by driving it the way I had designed it to be […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Back to the glory days

    I remember a time when everything was brand new, not a single mark on anything, 2.5 years of concentration went in to each single item and it was ready to become a complete car. That was an exciting time, 6 months later I am strapped into the seat throwing the car around race tracks in […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Returns

    I got the call to say my Hilux was waiting for me in Melbourne, when I got to the receiving yard the staff explained that the car wouldnt move as they didnt know how to use the gearbox. After a quick check over, signing of the relevant papers I fired it up and rolled it […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – Back in the country

    I think everyone has seen those images of containers falling off ships, well I’m happy to say that I got a call from customs saying the container is in the docks safe and sound. I have to thank Extreme Global for being a great shipping company to deal with. If you ever need your car […]

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  • ETS Drift Ute – In action

    In the last post I outlined all the prep-work that went into this drive, being its first “in public” drive I thought its only fair that I bring you some in car footage, as the final stages of the Dream Build Drive documentary get pieced together this will act as a teaser for whats to […]

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