Author: Ewan Stark

Letty Blog 1 – Commitment Issues.

Back to basics Those who know me will know I tend to do over commit and don’t do things by halves. Lily my JZ lexus is still in a million pieces and needing lots of work so I have decided to take my time rebuilding Lily so she probably won’t be ready until next year… Continue Reading Letty Blog 1 – Commitment Issues.

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Terri’s Blog 2 : Compensating Much?

Terri Blog 2 Compensating much Shorty?   While loading up and towing Lily to Anglesay last year I noticed that the arse end of Terri was sagging a little.  She was not over loaded and the trailer and Lily are well under the towing capacity of Terri.  The decision was made to look into new… Continue Reading Terri’s Blog 2 : Compensating Much?

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Terri’s Blog 1 : Taxi Power

Progress with Lily has been slow over the past month due to taking some time and money to fix and maintain the Daily Trucks.  So I thought I would show you the other beast I have. After fitting the JZ into Lily I very quickly found that I needed to start taking a lot more… Continue Reading Terri’s Blog 1 : Taxi Power

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Fitting a JZ to a Lexus F.A.Qs

I get a lot of questions regarding fitting my JZ engine onto my Lexus so I thought I would type up the answers to the most common questions asked. Engine: What engine do you have? I have a 2001 1jz-gte Vvti single turbo from an Automatic Toyota Crown Athlete. Does it fit ? Yes perfectly… Continue Reading Fitting a JZ to a Lexus F.A.Qs

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Lily’s Blog 6 : Caging the Animal

I have decided to go full commitment. The 4th of January marks first time ever I let someone else work on my car.  Yes the 4th of January that’s how excited Alan was to start work on Lily’s cage which should explain everything you need to know about Alan. That someone was Alan Miller owner… Continue Reading Lily’s Blog 6 : Caging the Animal

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Lily’s Blog 5: He touched the BUTT

Well basically I have just cut it all out. At the rear I will be using 42mm od 3mm wall thickness tubing as the main inner frame work that will hold the radiator and piping as well as a jacking point then use 22mm od tubing as removable outer frame work to hold the rear… Continue Reading Lily’s Blog 5: He touched the BUTT

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Lily’s Blog 4: No strippers but plenty of flashing.

“Needs must when the Devil shits in your kettle” Basically everyone heard about the crash at the Matsuri.  I have been totally blown away by the level of support, encouragement and offers of help I have had from everyone.  It has totally cemented the reasons why I absolutely love the drift community.  I mean even… Continue Reading Lily’s Blog 4: No strippers but plenty of flashing.

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Lily’s Blog 3 : Strippers…. YE WHERE?

If you are going to commit then you might as well over commit!! I have never built a car fully from the ground up so this is coming to you fresh out the oven. The strip down to the blank canvas and start this awesome shit again. I know things haven’t been overly technical or… Continue Reading Lily’s Blog 3 : Strippers…. YE WHERE?

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Lily’s Blog 2: Dry your Eyes and Rebuild

As Tim Mcllrath said “You won’t know your worth now, son, until you take a hit” …and take a hit I did and it was a big one! Anglesey Matsuri 2018   WHAT A WEEKEND !!!! After a full Saturday of what I was told was some of my best drifting anyone had seen from Lily… Continue Reading Lily’s Blog 2: Dry your Eyes and Rebuild

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Ewan’s 1jz Lexus IS200

Lily the 1JZ LEXUS Where to start… I F**king Love this CAR…. AAAAHHHHHHH So you join me 4 years into this obsession, I bought Lily for £800 and it was love at first drive. I have been playing with cars all my life and no car has ever spoke to me so much made me… Continue Reading Ewan’s 1jz Lexus IS200

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