Raijin Fujin – Japan Trip Day #7

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Hangs at the airport before the quick (teleport) home!!!

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Fairy Lights

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Full Set: http://www.justinfoxphoto.com/stories#/fairy-lights/

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Hangs with Maza

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FINALLY got to hang with Maza on Monday! Was a super grey day but we planned to spend it indoors anyways getting crafty with one of my Crystal Head Vodka bottles!

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EOMM JULY 2017

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What’s with all the commotion about the skids at EOMM?

It’s nothing new?

I’ve been running EOMM’s since 2004 and sadly there have always been idiots doing skids leaving the event.

EOMM has been shut down MANY times. Early days we were shut down every 2nd meet. EOMM has been shut down for years at a time, yet it’s come back again and again when the time felt right.

EOMM feels like a previous lifetime ago to me, but when it resurfaces I’m OK with it.

Right now it’s a HUGE safety issue as EOMM is child friendly and I see a lot of kids walking about at the meets. I was with 2 kids all EOMM last week. One 14, one 8 and there were a few guys driving way past 60 in the car park…
Sydney Dragway takes all money off the door. We’ve tried more security, we’ve tried hiring police and nothing seems to be working to stop a handful of idiots from driving dangerously both to, inside and on the way out of the event.

I personally see this as an issue management has to sort out. Either way EOMM can’t go on the way it’s going and I’m OK with whatever decision management ends up making, whether it’s to try to continue to solve the issue or call it a day (for now?!).

PS: To all those offering help. I’ll speak to the team and see if I can come up with one point of contact for help/suggestions. Thanks for caring!

PPS: To all those who have been saying bad things about EOMM (or hearing people saying bad things about EOMM), thinking I might be upset by the noise; NO. I am AOK with it. YES I represent EOMM. I founded it, but it’s a whole different beast today to what it was when I started it (those who know know that EOMM is long dead). To the haters kicking me whilst I’m down (you know who you are), fine form guys, keep talking about me and following me, there’s much more to come!).

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EOMM


Video by Ved and audio by yours truly. #vibes

Hittin’ the ground rollin’. I’m vibe hunting tonight. Expecting a HUGE End Of Month Meet (EOMM). I’ll be there with the ZEN stand so please come down and hang. Community. Unity. Haters and Hoons don’t fuck this shit up for me.

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Raijin Fujin – Japan Trip Day #6 – HKS Kansai

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Couldn’t help but check this little thing out. Not one part of this S660 was left untouched!

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This BNR34 had a HKS Kansai cage in it, the cage featured a fair bit more bolstering than my Cusco cage which makes for a much stronger look. Definitely makes me wish I pulled the trigger on a HKS cage many years ago.

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Clean EVO 6. Many cars were stored away due to the impending rain today, shame but hey, not complaining with the cool cars we did get to see!

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Beast!

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This car was for sale.

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I have this same genuine new old stock sticker that I still haven’t stuck on my car. Every time I do see an old BNR32 rocking this sticker (very rarely!!!) it makes me want to put mine on!

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A couple of tough white GTR’s were parked closer to the showroom.

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Monster!

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I really really wanted this dipstick but it doesn’t fir the RB26! Grrrr! I did end up getting a bunch of stickers and T’s though.

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Mukai-san was so animated, so much energy. I can only hope I have the same amount of energy when I’m his age!

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Meeting the President of HKS Kansai Service Mukai-san was a pretty special treat, especially with Naomi tanslating for me! He had all the time in the world for us. I got to show Mukai-san my R32 GT-R which he approves of! He liked my girly photography too LOL! He’s even tried to persuade me to come back to fit some new GT III turbos! Definitely a highlight of the trip!

Later that we had all the guys we’ve been hanging out with on separate locations, all in the one place for goodbyes. Got to love these young Japanese guys, they’re just such cool cats the lot of them!

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Raijin Fujin – Japan Trip Day #6

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Day 6 saw us get right into our final bit of shopping for Raijin Fujin in and around Denden Town.

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I spotted this Voltes V robot I have in my lounge room (which I’ve owned since I was a kid) but selling brand new in a box. Wait till you see the price…

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$13,000 AUD!

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I own this Gatchaman toy too at home, check the price!!!!!

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Star Blazers.

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Transformer cars were more rare than we thought here in Japan.

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1/6th Scale Akira?! Crazy!

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Denden Town got stranger the further down we went.

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Gattling BB gun anyone?

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Vectorino!

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I then pretty much found die-cast heaven. No words necessary and enjoy the following photos. Let’s just say I wanted the lot, but couldn’t even afford to justify buying one!

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Day 6 was another huge day of shopping with Raijin Fujin. The guys did well today and have bust weight capacity pretty much! With shopping done the guys treated me to a trip to HKS Kansai, just up the road from their home. More in the next post!

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Raijin Fujin – Japan Trip Day #5

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Winner Winner Wagyu Dinner!

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Raijin Fujin – Japan Trip Day #4

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Massive night out in Osaka! We didn’t sleep; no photos, no idea!!! Somehow we lost a day LOL!

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Raijin Fujin – Japan Trip Day #3

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Gibson San gave me this awesome owners catalog which features GT-R’s from all generations. He also gave Bobby and the kids the R35 model he got when he bought his car from the dealership!!!

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Sushi lunch!

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The grass is greener on the other side. The river separates the 2 towns, one side looks after their town, the other doesn’t!

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Turns out Masa has another warehouse that’s not being used and he’s offered it to me for ZEN GARAGE… LOL! The mind boggles.

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Save me.

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Turns out the local Matsuri was on! So cool to see the whole community come together (so many kids!) and all the restaurants in the area running food stalls.

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66 Base, Bobby’s mates burger shop makes killer American style burgers.

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Dig It crew supplying the booze.

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Then we spotted Tousou again!

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Bobby gets stares all day long, it’s even better when he yells something out in Japanese, the reactions are gold!

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Spotted.

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We then checked out the 66 Base burger shop. Such a nice fitout!!!

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Hide-San is the owner, he travels to the US a lot and did the whole shop fitout himself too.

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Day #3 had us waking up foggy after a huge night! The guys had planned for me to meet a family of GT-R owners at 9am, and man what a great experience it was! Gibson-San is the boss man in his 35, and soon after his 2 sons rocked up, one in an immaculate 34 V-Spec II and another in a 33. Once Gibson-San approved of me he called his wife down to give me an owners catalog, so cool!

We rested up most of the day in prep for a huge night in Osaka.

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