GIVE ME GAS MONEY: Drift tourists without the funny accents

July 19, 2009 12:30 am Published by

These two happy chaps, Dave and Devin, are AE86 guys from Canada. Dave sent me an email a while ago saying they were coming to Japan, and luckily for them, our schedules meant that I was able to give them some rides to various places to see interesting things, like Ebisu Circuit, SS Park and Honjo Circuit. As you can see, they’re standing in a place that looks like a lot of fun.

Devin even makes a bunch of custom parts for AE86 under the name “D Garage”, so I’m sure he’ll comment with some contact info if there’s anyone here who’s interested!


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  • pablo says:

    Freaking awesome. That is really stand up stuff right there, I guided tour with NORIYARO!?!?!?! I need to get some cash together for a Japan trip it looks like.

  • Warren says:

    That oyaji gyagu made me smile!
    I think I saw that corner on some youtube videos!

  • Dave’s not debu yet… but word is he just picked up a cushy job and once he’s racking $ and can actually afford to buy food he might just pack on the pounds. Or maybe he’ll just dump it all into his 86.

  • BlueSlug says:

    wewt, fellow canucks! i was planning a trip to .jp this year, but budget cuts have put that out of the picture for the time being 🙁

    looks like they’re on a very fun road though! i don’t suppose you’d divulge the location, eh Alexi? 😛

  • D-Ninja says:

    Did they do any driving? More pics?

  • andylaurel says:

    I just had my random tourists from Australia.
    Ben, Damo and Steve from Brisbane turned out to be top blokes. We toured Akagi, Haruna (Akina), Nikko Circuit and Happogohara Touge. Epic weekend.

  • Henry says:

    Dang! I shoulda had you drive me around while I was in japan! Next time…. 😉

  • Special K says:

    lol.. I’m jealous, I’ll have to come out to wildwood and have you regale me with stories of land of the rising sun. Ps. Devin, I think you need to start making curved upper 4-links… 😉

  • Minto says:

    I hope you can give me the same treatment when im over in January mate 🙂 lol. That pin does look good fun though!

  • Evan says:

    LOL Funny to be browsing an find a pic of someone you know!


  • Vickers says:

    Hey man!
    Thanks again for hooking us up, we had a blast. Wouldn’t have been the same trip without ya.
    My fiendings for all night touge drifting and convini-breakfasts are still strong as ever. WTF! Do these ever go away??

    On another note, Shino’s Gameshow episode aired on Canadian TV the other week, and I was like ‘Hey! I know her!’ lol.

    Hope you had fun in Oz, and keep practicing. Your driving is wicked!

    PS: Post up the ‘Oh solly!’ video. Its genius and everyone here wants to see it…

  • paulcorolla says:

    That guy in the blue, what a dork, could his hair be any darker?
    Thumbs up Dave, Devin is jelous. I am too!

  • Garth says:

    i am interested in these parts for a story on the HR blog. (ps we get massive hits from canada/usa not just aus)

  • Apex says:

    I enjoy Dave’s face and mannerisms in this picture.

    Devin looks like a 3 year old getting an ice cream cone for the first time.

    Those roads look freaking sick too!