If you dream of building a drift car, so much of the joy is thinking up weird and wonderful high-horsepower engine swaps to cram into the front of your old four-cylinder car. An inline-six. A V8. Whatever. All these dreams are wrong.
When it comes to drifting, there are a handful of machines that folks like to utilize for their LETS GO SIDEWAYS, FAST potential. One such machine is the beloved Nissan Silvia, also known as the 180SX, 200SX, and 240SX depending on where you're located on this planet.
Sometimes we explore the darker side of drifting. Today is not that day. Instead, we look to the moments that provide you with warmth... when you feel good, or when everything is going right, and you get to realize it and cherish the moment.
Everyone faces dark times... especially professional drifters like Ryan Tuerck, Matt Field, Forrest Wang, Ken Gushi, and Fredric Aasbo. The latest installment of The Drift Chronicles examines some of these less brightly colored periods, with a new episode entitled The Darkness.
What's life like with a gutted 240SX and some tires to burn? Pretty much this.
The Drift Idiot has been chronicling the 2013 Formula Drift season in his own special way. Now the season is done, and it's time for one last episode of The Drift Chronicles. Instead of diving into superstitions or figuring out how some of these fine folks flocked to the world of driving sideways, the Drift Idiot…
The Drift Idiot continues his descent into ... drift madness ... and he's chronicling his adventures for all of us to enjoy. Part 4 finds El Dorifto Idioto riding along as a few familiar Formula Drift faces make their way to the Texas Speedway.
The Mythbusters bust myths. The Driftbusters bust...uh...drifts. Yeah. Drifts.
Our main man the Drift Idiot traveled to another Formula D event. His cameras were rolling and he got the drivers chatting (it's not hard to get them chatting).
Remember the Drift Idiot? He put together a few well-made videos chronicling his efforts to learn the art of controlled oversteer. Now he's putting his lens skills to good use by getting up close and personal with the cast of characters involved in Formula Drift.
Have you ever felt like you're one '80s workout montage away from becoming a sideways-driving, super-skidding drift car champion? The Drift Idiot has just what you need.
Not that I've seen other Harlem Shake videos. No really, I haven't.
As you already know, drifting is hard. Indeed, let's follow along with the Drift Idiot as sort of learns how to go sideways and breaks his car, spins out, and embarrasses himself in front of pretty ladies along the way.