Thursday, April 30, 2009

Are you ready for Round 2?

SoCal Drift Amateur Drifting Competition Round 2
June 14 @ WSIR: HTM
$145 entry fee

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Jeff G featured in Speedhunters

See one of our drivers, Jeff Guillotte, featured in Speedhunters!

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[Jeff G] in Speedhunters.

Friday, April 24, 2009

D1 on May 2nd

Who wants to join the caravan? See you at the Anaheim Stadium!!!

Friday, April 17, 2009

May 31, '09 WSIR:HTM

May 31, 09 Grip and Drift Event WSIR: HTM $130 30 Drivers Only

May 31, 2009 @ WSIR: Horse Thief Mile
$130 entry fee for both Grip and Drift clinic.
30 drivers only!!! Instructors will be available in the event

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Carlo “Chu” Jacinto

Name: Carlo “Chu” Jacinto
Vehicle: 1989 Nissan 240sx Hatch

Current Vehicle Modifications

Under the hood:
· Single banger(deceased)

· R.A.D. Experience Welded Diff

· Megan Street Coilover
· Tien inner/outer Tie Rod
· No name Rucas
· Factory sway bars
· Ebay Front/rear strut bars

· Silvia front end
· Pignose lip
· Brick headlight

· Corbeau non-reclinable racing seat
· Momo 330mm steering wheel
· NRG Quick release
· NRG short hub
· Gutted interior

Future plans:
· RED TOP!!!

· Just Drift April
· Just Drift May
· 1st RAD Event JULY
· 2nd RAD Event AUG
· 3rd RAD Event SEPT
· 4th RAD Event OCT my BDAY
· 5th RAD Event Nov
· 6th RAD Event Dec
· 8th RAD Event Feb ½ day HTM
· Drift Collaboration Dec.
· Drift Collaboration Jan.
· Staffed RAD April 5th
· Small Pic in “Super Street” Jan 09 page 50 LOL
· Won “Best Project Car”

Monday, April 13, 2009

SoCal Drift Amateur Drifting Competition Round 1 Pictures are OUT!!!

Pictures by Toxic Images and Tofu Prod.

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Congratulations to SoCal Drift Amateur Drifting Competition Rd 1 Winners

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Socal Drift Amateur Drifting Competition Round 1 Winners:

Round 1 Champion: S13 car # 9 Nick Sima
2nd place: NB car # 12 Jeff Abbot
3rd place: E30 car # 17 David Blunt
4th place: AE86 car # 15 Luke Pakula

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Mikko Eustaquio

Name: Mikko J. Eustaquio
Vehicle: 1992 Nissan rps13

Current Vehicle Modifications

Under the hood:
• sr20DET red top
• s15 t28 turbo
• tomei exhaust manifold
• megan racing turbo outlet/70mm downpipe/type2 catback
• a.c.t 6 puck stage 2 clutch
• R.A.D. Experience welded differential
• Suspension:
• tein super drift coilovers
• tanabe front amd rear strut bars
• tein tie rods and tie rod ends
• megan racing tension rods
• megan racing rear upper control arms

• sportmax 006 wheels
• vis front bumper
• chargespeed front 25mm widebody fenders
• chargespeed rear 30mm widebody fenders
• vis sideskirts
• gp01 rear bumper
• red wine pearl paint job/ black top

• nardi steering wheel
• nismo shift knob
• recaro replica carbon kevlar bucket seat

Future plans:
• vq35 engine swap twin turbo
• full roll cage
• white 17x10 work mister s1 wheels
• formula d qualifiers

Round 1 Results

I would like to thank the following in behalf of the Rad Experience staff and Socal Drift:

Our sponsors: DTC Performance and Desert tow.

Judges: Quoc Ly, Colin Frost and Bryan Rogers

All our awesome participants, that showed grace and skill driving our new Rad experience layout: The "R"

Tofu Prod and Toxic Images for rad media coverage

Everyone that has come and supported the event.

Without you guys this will not be a possibility.

Congratulations to the Winners:

4th place: AE86 car # 15 Luke Pakula

3rd place: E30 car # 17 David Blunt

2nd place: NB car # 12 Jeff Abbot

Round 1 Champion: S13 car # 9 Nick Sima

As a D1 Underground event, we are able to give our advancing top 4 drivers from each round an opportunity to qualify at the D1 Grand Prix Pro-Qualifying which will feed into the top 30 for the main show.

Top 4 drivers please contact Ali of D1GP.

Top 16 drivers with their equivalent scores will be posted here and on the socal-drift website.

Videos and photo teasers will be posted soon.

Thank you very much once again and I am glad to say that it was truly a Radical Auto Driving experience.

See you guys round 2!


-Ryan F.

Friday, April 10, 2009

roadster:DRIFT Drop-Top Showdown Rd1 (Epic)

Vid by Evan Rosenberg:

Ryan Fadera

Name: Ryan Randell A. Fadera
Vehicle: 1991 Nissan S13

Current Vehicle Modifications
Under the hood:
• A KA24DET With Garret t28, Blitz blow off valve, SR SMIC last dynoded’ at 210 hp and 200 ft/ilbs of torque to the wheels @ 4ilbs of boost only.
• Kn&n Air filter and breather
• R.A.D. Experience custom engine torque damper
• R.A.D. Experience custom 3 inch straight pipe exhaust (rain catcher series)

• Exedy 6 puck sprung stage 3 clutch
• 11 Ibs. Lightweight flywheel
• R.A.D. Experience Welded differential

• Tein coilovers
• Tension rods
• Megan rear Upper control arms
• R.A.D. Experience custom front and rear control arm braces

• BN replica kit
• VIS Carbon fiber hood

• Sparco sprint seat
• Sparco four point harness
• Gutted interior

Future plans:
• LS1 engine swap
• Full suspension
• Full kit
• Full cage
• Show quality paint job
• Bring the Vehicle to car shows and track events.

• Just Drift Events - drift events 2005 - 2008
• Drift Buffet - 2007
• Federal-Dai Drift Event - 2008
• R.A.D. Experience Drift Events - 2008 – present

roadster:DRIFT Drop-Top Showdown Rd1

Vid by skunkychard:

Friday, April 3, 2009

Previous Posters

Gary Sukrattanawong

Name: Gary Sukrattanawong
Vehicle: 1990 Nissan 240sx

Current Vehicle Modifications

Under the hood:
• S13 SR20DET Redtop, mildly built.
• Turbo Performance Intercooler
• Custom Intercooler piping
• Koyo Rad/Altima fans

• ACT 6-puck clutch
• Welded diff
• Z32 Front brakes

• Tein HR Coilovers
• Powered By Max Super Angle Kit
• Moog Inner Tie-Rods
• No Name Tension Rods
• Power Trx RUCAs
• GodSpeed Fr/R Sway bars
• Custon Endlinks

• GP Sports Front bumper
• GP Sports Sideskirts
• Chargespeed Rear Bumper
• B-Wave Rear Spoiler

• CNC Brakes, Inc. Staging brake(Hydro e-brake)
• Apex'I Boost gauge
• Autopower 6pt cage
• Sparco Pro2000(driver)
• Sparco Roadster(passenger)
• Sparco Steering wheel

Future plans:
• Attend more events
• ?????

• Countless 626 Drift events
• Numerous Touke drift events
• Future:
• RAD Experience drift/gymkhana events

Randy Ramos

Name: Randy Ramos
Vehicle: 1991 Nissan S13

Current Vehicle Modifications

Under the hood:

· SR20DET at 10psi
· Tomei exhaust manifold and elbow
· HKS air filter
· Circuit Sports lightweight pulleys
· KoyoRad Radiator
· R.A.D.Experience custom engine torque damper
· D.M. custom 3 inch straight pipe


· Exedy 6 puck stage 3 clutch
· R.A.D. Experience Welded differential


· Tein coilovers
· Megan front and rear Strutbars
· Megan Pillar bar


· Pignose front Lip
· JDM Kouki tail lights
· Sportmax 002 wheels


Sparco Speed 1 bucket seat
Sparco Harness
A'PEXi Turbo Timer
Gutted Interior

Future plans:

· Fully built SR20DET with Turbo upgrade
· Full suspension
· Full cage
· Full kit with wide body
· Show car to as many car shows and track events


· Just Drift events: 2007-2008
· Federal-Dai Drift Event: 2008
· R.A.D. Experience Events: 2008 - Present

Cody Sarem

Name: Cody James Sarem
Vehicle: 1992 Nissan 240sx Coupe

Current Vehicle Modifications

Under the hood:

· S13 Redtop SR20DET
· Front Mount Intercooler
· Intake
· Turbo back straight-pipe exhaust
· Aluminum Radiator


· Welded Differential


· Megan Coilovers
· Powered by MAX rear toe rods
· Tein inner/outer tie rods
· Generic rear upper control arms and traction rods
· Megan tension rods


S13 Silvia conversion
URAS style bodykit
HID headlights


· NRG carbon bucket seat
· NRG suede steering wheel

Future plans:

· Full cage
· More power
· Better suspension
· New bodykit and overfenders
· New paint
· Wheels


All R.A.D. Experience events
10 626 drift events
2 626 drift competitions

Future Attendance:

All R.A.D. eventsMore competitions

Phil Stewart

Name: Phil Stewart
Vehicle: 1990 Nissan 240sx fastback

Current Vehicle Modifications

Under the hood:

· Sr20det engine
· S15 spec r turbo
· custom fmic
· full megan racing turbo back exhaust
· megan racing exhaust manifold
· apexi intake
· high voltage ignition mod
· large capacity oil pan
· greddy pulleys
· hks oil cap
· greddy profec boost controller
· nismo motor mounts
· p/s cooler
· walbro 255lph fuel pump
· megan oil catch can


· act xact prolite flywheel
· act hd clutch
· nismo trans mount
· shaftmasters aluminum driveshaft
· kaaz 2-way lsd
· megan subframe bushings
· circuit sports 5-lug conversion
· z32 brakes all around.


· megan racing track series coilovers
· project nissan ruca's
· circuit sports tension rods
· tanabe swaybars (big)


· Jdm silvia conversion
· 5000k hid's
· oem 180sx type-x wing
· 17" a-tech weapon wheels
· 20mm wide fenders (front)
· vis carbon fiber hood
· oem nissan 350z daytona blue paint with orange pearl


· Recaro srd seats
· momo steering wheel with hkb hub and megan quick release
· nismo gt shift knob
· megan short shifter
· custom red gauges
· greddy 80mm boost gauge
· pioneer in dash dvd unit
· custom shift boot and glove box cover

Future plans:

· install td06 20g turbo
· big bore kit
· tune for 400whp+
· finish suspension
· add rear widebody
· full aero
· pbm spindle mod
· install full 10point roll cage
· professional alignment
· build new chassis with rb26dett powerplant
· build lexus sc300 drift car


2007 just drift
2007 srt track days
2008 drift collaboration
2008 r.a.d. experience

Future events:

2009 R.A.D. comp series
2009 Formula d pro-am