Yearly Archives: 2014

86CUP Round 12

Happy New Year from the 86DRIVE crew! Sorry for the delay in getting this story out, my vacation to Las Vegas kept me occupied for a few days. But I’m back and we’ve got some great tales of track adventures

Posted in 86CUP, Feature Story, Photos, Trackday, Videos

2014 ToyDRIVE wrap-up

Following our 2014 ToyDRIVE, a message from NorCal86’s President Jonah Salerno: Now that all the events are wrapped up I would sincerely like to thank each and every one of you that donated to these great causes. This community has

Posted in Announcement, Events, ToyDRIVE

Some Help with E85 Cold Starts

For many of us who have an ECU reflash product such as OpenFlashTablet (OFT) or Ecutek, it’s fairly easy to get your hands on a tune/map that will allow your BRZ/FR-S to switch over to running on E85 fuel (which

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Posted in Announcement, Feature Story, hacks, Performance and Tuning

NorCal 86CUP 2014 Season Finale Is On December 27

The 86CUP Season Finale takes place on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at the world-famous Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca. We’ll be there in the midst of the time-attack action for Round 12 of this 86-enthusiast-based championship series. Even if you’re

Posted in 86CUP, Announcement, Events, Trackday

Coverage of Norcal86’s 2014 Toy DRIVE hosted by SpeedElement

After nearly a whole week of rain, last Saturday morning we found a lucky break in the weather as the sun came out through the clouds and the streets began to dry. Car enthusiasts of every kind came out to

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See you at tomorrow’s ToyDRIVE!

A quick reminder, we have our 2nd Annual ToyDRIVE & car meet coming up tomorrow at Speed Element in San Jose!  We’ll be there from 10 AM – 3 PM to show off some amazing rides and collect toys. Please

Posted in Announcement, Events, ToyDRIVE

Roads: Hwy 84 (La Honda)

This is the first installment in a “Roads” series we will do, covering some of the best driving roads the San Francisco Bay Area has to offer.  Check back soon for more roads and photos, or e-mail us with some of

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Posted in DRIVES, Feature Story, Photos, Roads, Videos

Our photos from the Sacramento86 ToyDRIVE

Sacramento86, NorCal86 and the Okubo/APOA Judo Club hosted our first ToyDRIVE event of this holiday season this past weekend, at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Sacramento. Sac86 and Norcal86 members gathered at the BGC to hang out, enjoy

Posted in Events, Photos, ToyDRIVE

Our NEW TRACK* shirt and hoodie design is available now!

Are you a track star? Wish you were? Or maybe you know someone else who could be one. You might not be the fastest kid on the block, but with this design, you just might look the part. Our newest

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Posted in Announcement, Feature Story, Shopping

Dublin Meet ‘N Greet – November

This month’s Dublin Meet ‘N Greet took place last night at the usual spot at Dublin Toyota, and we had a very good showing of new faces and cars this time. NorCal86 president Finch welcomed the new members and helped

Posted in Events, Photos