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Phoenix’s Power Tuned TME EVO VI

The Tommi Makinen EVO VI is a reinforced, limited edition AWD machine that any normal car enthusiast would be happy with straight from the factory. But there’s always those few who would step out of the box and take things to the next level, even with a limited production vehicle. Enter the Phoenix’s Power tuned EVO VI TME.

Photos via Yahoo Auctions



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The EVO V and VI’s are my favorites as far as exterior wise compare to EVOs of all generations.

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The TME VI takes the aggressiveness to a higher level.

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The Volk Racing G25 wheels goes perfectly with this car.

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On the back end is the standard wing and aero along with a Blitz NUR Spec exhaust.

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The real showcase of this car is most definitely the engine bay which features a Toda Racing 2.3L stroker kit, a HKS GTII turbocharger, various JUN cams and camshafts, and also the MIVEC head along with numerous supporting mods.

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Interior is kept simple and functional.

Advan Circuit Meeting 2015

Another weekend, another meeting. This is the way of life for car guys in Japan, and needless to say, I’m a bit jealous. I honestly think one of these days I’m just gonna pack my bags and head to Japan for a year or two and just really indulge myself in their automotive culture. Cause I’m not really about that hellaflush or mad camber kinda life, to me, I personally enjoy track and functional cars over others. You know, events like HKS Premium Days, Hyper Meetings, Attack Challenge, Advan Circuit Meeting, etc; these are the types of meets that I want to be a part of, and that’s just something we don’t have here in the States. But anyways, I saw these photos from the recent Advan Circuit Meeting, and sharing is caring!

Photos via MINKARA



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The famous RE-Amemiya “Hurricane” FD.

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HKS FT86.

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Varis Ridox Supras are always eye candy.

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HKS/Advan GTR.

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Unlimited Works EVO.

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Arvou S2ks.

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T.S. Factory S2k.

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Techno Pro Spirit MRS getting some wrench time.

The Baddest Grocery Getter: 420HP Forester STi

The Subaru Forester, a name rarely spoken around the spectrum of car enthusiasts. I mean, lets be honest, this car sits three feet off the ground from the factory, comes with standard fog lights and roof racks, clearly not a sign of a car enthusiast’s dream. But like they always say, there’s always an exception, right?

YES. And it goes by three letters. STi.

Now as we all know, any models that Subaru Technica International touches on is packed with performance upgrades and enhancements, this holds true for the Forester STi as well. Straight out of the factory, the Forester STi is packing upwards of 320BHP, which is incredibly impressive considering it is still a crossover wagon. But in many cases, factory spec is just not enough. Enter specimen below.

Photos via Yahoo Auctions



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Now THIS looks nothing like a standard Forester.

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Lowered on Aragosta suspension and 19 inch Advan RS, this Forester is definitely meant for something other than off-roading and grocery getting.

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But the real magic of this car is under the hood where you’re feasted with a host of HKS upgrades.

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Of course the centerpiece of the whole engine bay is definitely the rotated HKS GT3040 turbocharger.

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And finally, the very subtle interior with minimal upgrades to keep comfort levels at its maximum.