Considering how many stylistic routes you can take with an S-body, it’s always amazing how much a small feature can define a car. In the case of Mike‘s S14 and Rory‘s S13, their choice to run 15″ wheels is very much the headline when it comes to discussing their cars.
Despite having attended numerous drift competitions and grassroots events this year, I’ve only been sat in the drivers seat at one of them. A mixture of lack of time to perform essential car maintenance, along with being well aware of the ever-increasing costs involved with attending a drift event, were the main reasons for me putting any ambitions to drive at events on hold for the time being.
On Saturday evening I headed to Stockport for the second v8illuminati Church meet. The first meet was such a good laugh that the recipe was kept the same for this time round: an overwhelming amount of RWD Japanese cars with a smattering of burnouts.
If you’ve been around UK drifting for a few years then you’ll probably have come across Mo from Superstyle Garage. You might even remember his old E36 Compact that he used to drift like a mentalist while still ensuring that it looked cool and unlike any other E36 at the time.