AusTouge Continued...

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Ok ok, I should really get this posted. So the story goes, A bunch of ae86 guys decided to go for a drive. The turnout wasn't great compared to the usual standards, either was the driving pace, but hey, it was still some fast ae86's driving through the hills. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="First meeting point at the base of Spingbrook."]First meeting point at the base of Spingbrook.[/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="...and from the otherside of the carpark."]...and from the otherside of the carpark.[/caption] So we set off up the mountain, and I was very happy with how my car was setup, easily the fastest on the day. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600" caption="Bow down to my mighty ae86"]Bow down to my mighty ae86[/caption] So obviously I'll start with my car, 4agze, full coilovers, full cage, 2 way lsd, adjustable sway bars, strut braces, etc etc. Body mods include stylised damage and FRP fenders. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="And the winner of the most illegal car award goes to..."]And the winner of the most illegal car award goes to...[/caption] And the clear stand out attraction for the day was this Oldskool Cressida featuring wide some low offset rims and no suspension. Not the car you want to be driving on the mountain, especially when you scrap on cats eyes. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="Another shot of the Cressida."]Another shot of the Cressida.[/caption] One thing was sure though, those equip 01's were the sex. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="Mountain side guard rolling "]Mountain side guard rolling [/caption] I challenge you to find a better place then the side of a mountain to roll your guards. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="A quick regroup on the side of the road."]A quick regroup on the side of the road.[/caption] So after about 15 minutes of Touge driving we decided to pull over, it was about another 5 minutes of waiting before everyone else caught up. We took off again from this point, There was a Red ae86 leading the way, followed by a Yellow ae86, followed by my car, the rest didn't last very long before falling behind again. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="Arrived at our destination, a very old style hotel."]Arrived at our destination, a very old style hotel.[/caption] And so we arrived into town, after about 1.5 hours of high revs, and fast corners. There was a section of road that had two lanes going up the hill and another lane for on coming traffic, I don't have a speedo, but i spent most of it in the top of 3rd and 4th. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="This wagon used to run 10's on the rear, used to. Weak."]This wagon used to run 10s on the rear, used to. Weak.[/caption] This one was especially for Quinn, at first I thought this was a local car, until I noticed the front wheels. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="The lead car of the day, featuring a Beams 3sge engine."]The lead car of the day, feauting a Beams 3sge engine.[/caption] This local was leading us through his home roads at high speeds to reach this vintage town. His car features a Beams 3S-GE engine. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="This Silver Ae86 featured a 7afe engine."]This Silver Ae86 featured a 7afe engine.[/caption] On the drive home, this guy was my buddy, He has a 7afe installed, oh how he did try, but 4agze > 7afe  P.S. highway racing is gay. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="If this town looked like this every day, I would live here."]If this town looked like this every day, I would live here.[/caption] At the end of the day, a good time was had by all. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="800" caption="Ae86 Love."]Artistic[/caption] See you next time! - Robbie.

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