Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

A few roads I would not hate to experience...

Not a bad way to spend a white-knuckling weekend with your ride…






















(Source of [some of] these images: Conde Naste Traveler)

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Just something about it...

I love this FD. Just looking at it makes me want to get in the car and rip down the highway… (Abiding by the speed limit, of course…)

(Capture Credit: thhe.dk)

Monday, August 11, 2014

Slow blog is slow...

JDMphasis has been insanely slow lately. Life has sort of got in the way of my hobby. I cannot even remember the last time I logged into a forum (perhaps not such a bad thing) or read a "feature" that actually interests and/or impresses me. Is the fan base of the tuning industry becoming more and more lame? Is corner-cutting at an all-time high? Am I just out of touch? Perhaps I am getting old? (My birthday is this Saturday if you care to send me a 'mod fund' donation.)

Anyway, I apologize for my lack of blog activity. I hope to address this slacking in the near future. Thank you for your continued support and loyalty.

A bit random, but I took this car for a ride recently. I was not overly impressed with it, but definitely a fun car. A few suspension modifications, wheels, and quality rubber and I think I would really enjoy playing around in one of these on a weekend cruise…




JDMphasis… Innovation over Imitation

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Amusing Photography...

My compulsion towards the parts of the Japanese Domestic Market is not based on a personal assessment of performance superiority. It is about design, quality, and attention to detail. Likely my biggest obsession of the industry, Power House Amuse is quite possibly the superlative of JDM parts. Hardly boring or run-of-the-mill, the products that come out of their facility in Chiba are not simply functional components to be admired momentarily pre-installation only to be forsaken shortly after brusque acknowledgment of any performance benefit or gain. Every Amuse part contains an all-too-real element of genuine automotive artistry.


Stunning Ericsson Amuse set-up on an E92 M3


And shown with Varis carbon diffuser...