Quaife

Spaceframe Hilux Update

It’s been an exciting time here at ETS, the new website is live and by now you would have probably seen the new Skills and Projects section which I have created as part of our new subscription s...

Hilux at Phillip Island

A month ago I got a call from Stu at Shannons Insurance letting me know he had a spare spot in the garage for the bi yearly Charity Drive Day that they proudly support. Phillip Island is a world class...

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. T...

PS13NA – Working through it.

What is it that you want in life? If its a garage full of your dream cars then you and I have something in common. I have worked out that money want buy my dream car, if it did then I wouldn’t a...

Repairing the Quaife – Preparing for Geelong Revival

After having so much fun inside the car at QLD Matsuri, then WTAC the week after I was starting to notice that the Quaife QBE69G wasnt performing like it used too. When I got home I lifted the Hilux u...

WTAC 2014 – 4th time lucky

WTAC has been an institution for me, for the Hilux its been a display of personal progression, the first time I took it 10 hours up the Hume highway was in 2011, it was a chassis, 4 wheels and not a l...

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 te...

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. Bu...

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 ...