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Scraped.Crusaders. at TOPP Drift by Gill

It felt awesome to get the first show/event under belt.  Winter needs to frickin die.  The weather was great enough to warrant only t-shirts. That made the TOPP Drift season opener even better. First and foremost we were there to watch and support Steve and his e30.

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#kristofflovesthis

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From show car to drift slut. I’m sad i won’t see this car on the road anymore, but I’m excited to see it going sideways. Expect more changes for Steve.

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Maybe painting it white, wasn’t such a good idea.

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Drifting is an expensive and dirty sport.  Luckily with the help of sponsors like Wheel Direct, many grassroots drivers are able to lap all day.

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You might have seen Marin’s 240 in this Sylvania commercial.  Though, with more fenders.

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More pics from Geoff soon.  He was able to grab more sideways shots.

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Performance VW X Eurokracy X Scraped.Crusaders.

Performance VW has enlisted our help to cover Eurokracy 2013.   The article was published in the April issue.  The Scraped.Crusaders. provided the words and images, while the Eurokracy crew provided the one of best car shows in Canada.  The issue also happens to feature UNIX Performance’s amazing grean MK1, and a bagged Audi 80.  We suggest you take a gander.

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Scraped.Crusaders. Favourite Ride of 2013

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Our crew always has a favourite car of the year.  We never post about it.   We just always have one car we talk about.  And it’s always from H2Oi.  Previous years include Jay’s Legacy Wagon, LooneyLow’s Civic, that boosted Trailblazer (everyone who was there, knows the one).  Inevitably there would be more this year. So we decided as a group to make an award for the owner. However, some suggested that we lean towards a VAG car.  We tried to oblige.  Someone in a VW had to step up. About the award….2 years ago, I made the 14 hour drive back home from OCMD without a hitch. Somehow I did not fall asleep.  All was well, the shitbox made it there and back..  Unfortunately on the 1 hour commute home from work the next day, this dumbass fell asleep (eastbound on Lakeshore, around Jameson for the curious locals), and curbed my RS’s.  CURBED them.  It was non salvageable, how it continued to hold air is beyond me.  2 years later, the beebs were gone, the lip was still around.  Why not get rid of it in style?  Few minutes on Solidworks, few more on a laser cutter and we had our award. Painting and assembly took longer than anticipated, but the final product we can be proud of.

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It took us a few days to commit to a winner.  Luckily for us and some VW fanboys, Nick Weir stepped up.  It’s definitely a Volkswagen, yet it ruffles the feathers of the purists.  I honestly don’t understand why all car people can’t get along. We like stance, we like drifting, we like muscle cars, we like offroad trucks, we like supercars, we like the Euro scene, we like the JDM scene. Why belittle eachother?  Honda and VW fans seem to fit this bill the most. This Caddy has to satisfy everyone.  Its a bagged Volkswagen car/truck with a Honda K swap and Work wheels.  The colour combination of cream exterior and dark grey wheel centres really pull the project together.  I would not have guessed that Meisters would work this well on a Caddy. Love the builds that are different.  Much better than a set of RSs.

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Mk1 VW Caddy Mk2/3 front air lift bags Custom rear setup with 4 links. Dual compressors. V2 management with alloy tank. Custom fuel tank Honda K swap with custom mounts Work Meister CR-01 wheels, 5 lug conversion

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The project isn’t complete for Nick.  He’s still got lots of plans for this car during the winter.

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Fitted.

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Oktoberfest 2013 by Gill

This is usually the FINAL event on the Scraped.Crusaders calendar. We start taking wheels off, raising coils and/or putting our cars away entirely right around this time.  It was a small BBQ event.  Most likely the last time I’ll be seeing most of these cars until next spring.  This year it was held at Euroline Performance in Mississauga.

I may be seeing more of E46s in the future ;)

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I THINK this EK was on toyos.  He also had awesome Status seats.

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Toronto’s coolest Porsche just got better.  I beleive the seats are new and the RS/RSR? bumpers were added too.  Love it.

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Cool E92, but seriously, if you can afford this, you can probably afford real wheels.

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Scraped Crusaders | H2Oi 2013

As seen by Matt.

Enjoyed this year a lot more and didn’t shoot as much, but still got enough to throw together a little video…hope everyone enjoys.

Cheers.

Disclaimer*   Mauncho is drunk as fuck at the beginning of the video.  It was taken 10 seconds after changing his clothes on my rear seats.  Contemplated burning those seats.

Deathlens Shoots Pt.2

This is Matt’s thing.  Every year we set up a few shoots.  We managed to shoot 3 Legacys, Dan’s A3, Ashley’s Mini, a B6 A4 and Anthony’s Bug.  Anthony’s Bug has gotten enough love here already.

We’ll start with Ashley’s Mini.  We first met her and Brian 2 years ago for this shoot.  That was her old Mini which met it untimely demise, earlier this year.  I like her new one more anyways.  It’s been done but the white RS, gold bolt colourway, for me can’t be beat.  In my future maybe?  On a dark car like this, it’s the perfect combo.

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While crusin the strip we realised Roses was going down.  We weren’t sure what gtg it was, but we aren’t picky.  We just go where the people are lol.  There we saw these two Legacy GTs. Why not shoot it with my car?  Luckily Matt was down.  First time Matt had shot my heap with the new wheels on.  I think I like them.  Also, I think all three cars have the exact same lip.

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H2Oi GTGs – Matt

There are three parts to H20i.  Cruising the strip,  the get togethers and the show.  These are the GTGs.  Each year dozens of GTGs are announced/scheduled online.  A few years ago they centered around the Convention Center.  Last year they were at either Taphouse or Roses. Unfortunately, it looks like the property owners of the Roses complex are shutting that area down in the future.  On to 115th?

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We just gravitated to Taphouse.  We were never sure what meet was going down, we just knew it was the place to be.

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John’s Bagged Merc.  His other Merc, a bagged 190E is for sale ;)  check out @thebrightlight on Instagram, if you’re interested.

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We saw A LOT of lovely Caddys this year.  We’re posting a special one later on.

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SquuaadTSX.   Much was said about this car.

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Looney Low,  we always post this car.

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Damn, B6s got me again.

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What’s H2Oi without some Imprezas?  lol

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Jess Kangs EF.

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Golden Showers.

IMG_4026 We were able to set up a few shoot with Matt over the week.  This was our first one.  Think it’s safe to say we started with the best. Us – “You sure you want to do this?” Anthony – “Ya” Us – “You should probably put your windows up” Anthony – “they don’t go up” Not verbatim, but that’s pretty much how we prepared for the fountain shots.  Sometimes you just do what you have to, to get that shot.  Glad Matt was there, as I forgot to take photos of this.

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Cruisin’ USA

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For me, H20i is the strip.  I’m not a VW guy.  I’m there to cruise up and down Coastal all weekend long.  And have the occasional race.  Considering Bron’s BMW and my Subie are both slow as balls, he was the only person I’d race.  Our first race, I missed third so hard I didn’t even bother searching for it and let off.

Steve is washing off the newly painted E30.  Silver RS’ on White looks great.  I MAY be biased though.  :)

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Shits going down when Matt has his trunk open.

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Stopped by at the DQ to reminisce about our first H20 trip.  LINK>

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Caught some rollers and this purple B5 pulled over for a few warnings.

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Cruised some more and stopped at 56th for some more shots.
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Cars and Coffee Finale Pt .2

I’ve grown to really like these meets.

We have a weakness for redheads.
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Though, she won’t take the place of our number one love, the GT3RS.

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A set of wheels, makes SUCH a huge difference.

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Never have I seen body roll like this thing.

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