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The Snowball Effect

The photos spread through this post are comparison shots from when I bought the car on November 4, 2008 and present day photos from November 4, 2017. I typically do a post recreating these photos each year and felt they … Continue reading

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Season’s End

About a week or so ago, my wife and I drove the S13 up to Petoskey, Michigan to see the fall colors and have a little bit of time away from our three daughters. This was our first time leaving … Continue reading

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Preservation vs. Modification

If you’re one of the few that has managed to follow the story of my S13 from the beginning in 2008, it’s probably pretty obvious that things have slowed down a bit in my garage over the past couple years. … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap

One thing that has bothered me since I bought my car in 2008 is the door strikers. The original owner had taped some cut up refrigerator magnets to the driver’s door in an effort to ensure that the dome light … Continue reading

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Story Time With Papa Hsu

I was chatting with my good friend Benson Hsu of Sileighty Mania fame today when he sent this photo to me: This is a photo of his wife Nadine’s S13 circa 2003. Just look at that car- it still looks … Continue reading

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The Final Bout

My apologies for the lapse in posts here for the last week and a half or so. Not only have I been recovering from my trip to Final Bout III in Shawano, Wisconsin during Labor Day weekend, but my oldest … Continue reading

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Flyby

My good friend Liam stopped by yesterday on his way from Toronto to Chicago in his beautiful URAS R34. Needless to say I was pretty geeked to hear this thing rolling up to my office. We gassed up his car, … Continue reading

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