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Autocon SF 2016 – San Mateo

As we head into mid-August the summertime car show season is still well under way. The Bay Area has already been host to big shows like Hot Import Nights, Wekfest (see our recent coverage from the Wekfest show ), and

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NorCal86’s 86DAY Block Party at Mann Engineering – Photo coverage

August 6th has become an important day in the AE86 and FT86 communities. [8/6 = 86DAY, get it?] Similar to March 14th (Pie Day), or the significance of May 4th to Star Wars fans, August 6 gives us a chance

Posted in Events, Feature Story, Photos, Uncategorized

Wekfest SJ 2016 Photos

Words & Photos by Jonah “Finch” Salerno Show season is in full swing and I was very excited to attend my first Wekfest event as the San Jose stop rolled into town on their 2016 US tour. I was pleasantly

Posted in Events, Feature Story, Photos

Canepa Cars and Coffee – July 9, 2016

Waking up super early is not something I enjoy or am particularly good at. Who wants to cut short their sleeping, dreaming, and resting time, to slip out of their warm, comfy bed, often before sunrise, and go out into

Posted in DRIVES, Events, Feature Story, Photos

MY2017 Subaru BRZ Product Information Leaked – Dyno Chart Inside!

The info is out! 120 pages of info on the MY2017 Subaru BRZ (and the Toyota 86 when it comes to mechanical changes). I’m sure many people are looking for this the most. We knew there would be an extra

Posted in Feature Story, Performance and Tuning

Norcal86 Summer Kickoff Pics

On June 11 over 100 FRS and BRZ bringing over 150 people descended upon Lake del Valle in Livermore, CA for the 3rd annual Norcal86 Summer Kickoff. We enojoyed a great day in some nice weather hanging out and chatting

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The 2017 Subaru BRZ is coming!

If you’ve been on the fence about buying a new Subaru BRZ or Toyota 86, this just might be the small nudge that gets you to jump off that fence and dive into the cool waters of FT86 ownership —

Posted in Announcement, Feature Story, Performance and Tuning

2016 Monterey Grand Prix – April 30

This year the the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returned to Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca in Monterey, CA on April 29-May 1. There were also several other racing series holding competition events there, including the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge,

Posted in Feature Story, Photos, Trackday

Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Weekend Coverage

For the second year in a row myself and a couple other Sac86 members have traveled down to SoCal for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Beyond the Indycar race, IMSA series, and the Pirelli World Challenge this year

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The 86DRIVE BRZ Gets Boosted!

Many of you local 86DRIVERs already know that at the end of last year we said farewell to our 2013 Subaru BRZ, and replaced it with a brand spanking new 2016 Subaru BRZ. Naturally, we bought one in the same

Posted in Feature Story, Performance and Tuning, Videos