Japan Car Mod Gangs - Kaido (Highway) Racer II
A strange phenomenon occured in the 80s - the birth of the car modding
genre "Kaido Racer". Kaido means Highway in Japanese. The idea was to take
a regular car and make it colorful, as wildly modded as possible and often
as noisy as possible. The modding isnt to make the car better - it is to
take a car and turn it into a public offense.
The idea was to essentially rebel against the law - the cars are illegally
modded with huge tailpipes that often run directly from the engine block,
massive spoilers that jut out to the point of being absurd. This modding
style was popular around the Tokyo area in the 80s and like most Japanese
trends, evntually died out in the larger centers....but trickled into the
countryside and remained in small pockets of Japan.
This footage was taken from an event that took place in Ibaragi Prefecture
in 2007... a countryside province of Japan - nothing but rice fields,
simple people and idiots like these guys...
These car enthusiasts are usually lower income manual labour countryside
types - bricklayers, builders, mechanics and such. "Hicks" would be a
suitable term to describe them simply.
The premise is to drive up and down the highway making a nuisance of
themselves... revving the engine noisily, hanging out the window, driving
slowly, swerving all over the road, causing obstructions and being defiant
toward the police. Rebellion born into a very peculiar form of expression.
The funniest part is that these guys are dead serious about it. This isn't
funny to them - It's a lifestyle.
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Every weekend dedicated groups of automotive enthusiasts will gather from
midnight until the early hours of the morning to leave rubber on the
streets. This is where drifting started, this is grass roots raw street
drifting. Getting caught by the local authorities is not an option with
fines up to and over 500,000円 ($5,600 USD) and instant loss of your
This is just another night of street life.
Film / Edit / Grade : Luke Huxham
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VAG EVENT 2010 - full
Here it finally is online, the long awaited Wolfsgruppe VAG Event 2010 -
We hope it will take you back to those epic moments we shared back in the
July of 2010 in the lovely town of Zerkow, Poland. Do not forget the date
of July 1-3, 2011 when 4th edition of our show will take place. Let this
picture give you some extra Boost so
needed when getting ready for the upcoming season!
Due to the rights of the artists whose songs were used, we'd like to stress
that this film is a non-profit work and was made purely for fun and joy of
possible viewers. The sponsors who supported us, did it solely to improve
the quality of the cinema premiere.
Check out shots from VAG EVENT 2010
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HellaFlush: Los Angeles (HD)
HellaFlush 8 Meet From May 21, 2011 At Venice Beach. Spread This Video Like
Music By: DJ Dureagon - Bobbin & In The Moment
[RFasanaroTV]- HellaFlush EK Civic Hatchback
FULL SONG CREDIT: NO COPYRIGHT INTENDED: Lupe Fiasco- Daydream I BOUGHT THE
ALBU, A WHILE BACK~ :)
Here is another HellaFlush/Low offset/Stance video for you except this time
it is MY OWN VEHICLE. I had my buddy drive it so i could take rolling
shots. This was shot in North Carolina in a short window of time. Let me
know what you think and if is better then the HellaFlush SRT4 Video! Should
i keep these coming?
I eventually want to get this car good enough for STANCENATION CANIBEAT
FATLACE to shoot and do an article on. GET THESE VIEWS UP!
If your in N.C. You will see this In person Oct. 8 2011 at the ISO (Insane
Stance and Offset/StanceNation) meet at Jordan lake CHILL N GRILL.
CAR: 2000 Civic Hatchback w/ K20R
File001A : FlushStyle.com Another performing
Another scene from same place, same people but different story and of
course more fun.
Camera man: KUI White & Golffy
Edit by: Job กูขับฮอนด้า