Featured Daigo Saito reveals his new 2JZ powered A90 Supra drift car

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    In all fairness, the reliability hasn't stood the test of time just yet. We've been over the differences between BMW's old design and this newly used B58. Although we've heard Toyota poked about with the motor, we must take into consideration the fact that this motor came to fruition only after Toyota's involvement.
    The 2J is a marvel in itself but it is an old motor. Given the aftermarket R&D involved in the 2J it makes sense that this A90 would use it for competition...there hasn't been enough time to develop performance spec parts for this B58 and utilizing a 2J with known tunability would be best at this point in time. The JDM market still hasn't had sufficient time to develop performance upgrades for the B58 and at this point, using the 2J would be easy and efficient. However, this doesn't put this B58 out of the running. It needs a fair shot, and I'm sure it will surprise many.
     
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    Guys, literally everyone runs JZs in drifting, in every platform, why is this surprising? B58 has no real aftermarket support and is completely unproven. Daigo needs to race in literally two weeks, not two years. :doh:
     
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    Proper Madness! Can't wait to see it.
     
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    Maybe the used car was a 4 cylinder?
     
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    Quite Jealous he has his already, lol
     
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    Idk, but I wouldn't be surprised if Toyota gave him one of the test cars for the swap, instead of crushing it as hinted by A70.
     
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    Is it really an official Supa where Toyota allowed the aftermarket to mod it, or could it be they just bought parts and assembled everyhing to make it look like a proper Supra? Even the headlights are different.

    Everything looks stripped off. Could be just the chassic and shell and nothing else.
     
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    Daigo has a drift lambo so I dont imagine he’s concerned much about cost...
     
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    This is amazing! You had to know that this would happen sooner or later lol. Can't wait to see how else this platform gets utilized and how far it gets pushed.
     
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    They're most likely stickers, because these types of cars don't have a need for real functioning headlights.
     
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    Can you even buy parts for a car that hasn't even gone into production? :what:
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

    1JZ... 2JZ!

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    Where's that photo from? Looks like Daigo just got a bare chassis from Toyota to promote the MKV in D1. Can't wait to see it when it's done. Hopefully Aasbo will run a supra in FD too
     
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