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Operation GraySteel: Introducing our MR2 project car

A rambling essay about speed, beauty, and imagination. Those that know me personally probably remember that before the BRZ, I previously owned a pair of MR2s —  a 2000 MR2 Spyder and a 1992 MR2 Turbo.  I sold both of

Posted in Feature Story, MR2, Photos, Project Car

MR2 & Friends End of Summer BBQ – Sat Sep 14

Time to celebrate the end of summer, and MR2s, and friends! This is an MR2 meet but non-MR2s are welcome too! It’s a potluck — Bring your goods and let’s cook it! There are BBQ grills at the park. Location:

Posted in Announcement, Events

NorCal86 and 86DRIVE Present 86DAY Celebration at K1 Dublin on Aug 6

It comes only once a year, and we’ve kind of turned it into our own car enthusiasts’ holiday: August 6, aka 86DAY. A day for all 86 owners, drivers, and enthusiasts to come together and celebrate the heritage and community

Posted in Announcement, Events

Join us for Gizdich Ranch Pie Run 7 — Saturday August 17, 2019

Wow, I was starting to think about this year’s annual Gizdich Ranch Pie Run and it kind of startled me to realize that we’ve been doing this for 6 years straight now.  It has truly become a club tradition and

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NorCal86’s Private Tour at Canepa on July 20

Those of you who have been with us for a while probably recall the great summertime Cars & Coffee events that Canepa Motorsports has hosted at their museum and shop facility in Scotts Valley the last few years. Click here

Posted in DRIVES, Events

Let’s DRIVE! 4th of July Cruise from Alice’s to the Coast

This DRIVE was posted by fellow 86DRIVER Spike (Josh W.) on the FT86CLUB forum: I know it’s a bit last minute but is anyone interested in a drive on July 4?? This would be to Pescadero followed by a potential

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Cyber Monday sale on 86DRIVE gear!

Hi guys! As the holiday season fast approaches, I just wanted to remind you all that we have some cool apparel and other merchandise available through our CafePress store, featuring the ever-popular 86DRIVE logos and other designs. Maybe you’re looking

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Posted in Announcement, For Sale, Shopping

NorCal86 Dyno Day and Food Drive – Nov 10

This year we have decided to do a Canned food drive instead of a Toy drive. We will be holding a Dyno Day and Food Drive at Mann Engineering’s shop on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Please bring sealed non-perishable food

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SPOCOM SF 2018 — Our photo coverage

Wow, another summer is coming to a close already (I suppose it is debatable whether September is considered to be summer or fall — but I consider it the start of fall). And with it comes the end of the

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Posted in Events, Feature Story, Photos

Gizdich Ranch Pie Run 2018 – Sat Aug 18

Saturday, August 18, 2018 @ 8 AM I feel the need … the need …. for DUTCH APPLE PIE!!!! It’s time for our annual drive down to Gizdich Ranch in Watsonville, CA! One of our most popular destinations for some

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