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86 Day: Readers’ Rides From Round The World


The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines ‘neighborhood’ as such: “A unified physique of people: akin to a gaggle of individuals with a typical attribute or curiosity residing collectively inside a bigger society.”

In a world the place data is immediately obtainable within the palm of your palms and we’ve got vehicles that may drive themselves, most individuals would say an analogue car has no place. Regardless of that, a subset of automobile lovers soldier on, protecting vehicles that are nearing 40 years previous not solely operating, however modifying and utilizing them in anger. Hardly ever is that this carried out in solidarity; the arrival of the web has allowed AE86 homeowners from simply down the street and as far-off as the opposite aspect of the world to be in contact and really embody the definition of neighborhood.

A little bit over every week in the past, we revealed a name to arms; for AE86 homeowners in every single place to submit photographs of their vehicles together with some primary data to have fun 86 Day (8/6) 2022 and present simply how widespread a following they’ve. The response was overwhelming to say the least.

Some homeowners offered lots of data on their vehicles which was nice, and we’ve included just a few of these particulars the place doable. I additionally thought it vital to have Instagram handles listed as nicely, to permit each homeowners and lovers the flexibility to comply with and community with one another. Sadly, we additionally had fairly just a few submissions which for one purpose or one other didn’t meet the put up specification tips, so that may clarify why a automobile hasn’t been featured.

Should you like this sort of put up, tell us within the feedback beneath. What different days which are unofficially celebrated for different producers and fashions ought to we function within the additional? For now although, relax and luxuriate in a plethora of AE86s from all around the planet…

Chaydon Ford
Instagram: chaycore


Proprietor: Michael Tz
Location: London, UK
Instagram: rustbucketsincorporated

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Proprietor: Juan Colón
Location: Orlando, Florida, USA
Highlights: Unique engine with 347,000mi (558,000km)

Proprietor: Mikey Bringetto
Location: Madera, California, USA
Instagram: ae86mikey
Highlights: Owned for 12 years; constructed for autocross and time assault racing; 1UZ-FE V8 engine swap; KW Competitors suspension

Photographer: T REV


Proprietor: Hans Sjökvist
Location: Switzerland


Proprietor: Dmitriy, AKA Dimanit
Location: Moscow, Russia

Photographer: Andrey Dmitriev, VVCD Media


Proprietor: Eduard
Location: Costa Rica
Instagram: carlosvillegasrojas


Proprietor: Stefan Boyne
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Instagram: stefd3s
Highlights: Turbocharged Honda Okay-series engine; Millennium Jade paint

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Proprietor: Jacob Durbin
Location: Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Instagram: dacobjurbin


Proprietor: Colin Frost
Location: Anaheim, California, USA
Instagram: cfrost


Proprietor: Luke Byfield
Location: Plymouth, UK
Instagram: lukebyfield97


Proprietor: John Yim
Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Instagram: ghoztt86
Highlights: Two of three Corollas owned; black coupe is constructed for drift with a Nissan SR20DET making 400hp; pink hatch was a Deliver A Trailer acquisition with inventory 4A-GE


Proprietor: Ayesh Bandara
Location:  Sri Lanka
Instagram: ayesh.bandara
Highlights: 4A-GE 20V Blacktop conversion


Proprietor: Brad Renard
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Highlights: Arrange for drifting; a earlier proprietor fitted a Ford 302 V8, transmission and eight.8-inch rear-end which wasn’t initially preferrred for Brad, however he’s come to adore it; didn’t love the hood scoop in order that’s since been eliminated


Proprietor: Ralphy Perez
Location: Rhode Island, USA
Highlights: 3S-GE BEAMS Blacktop engine conversion; J160 6-speed gearbox; drift-spec suspension; Weds Albin Fins and RS Watanabe wheels

Photographer: Raf, spanishenglish

Proprietor: Tito Melendez
Location: Michigan, USA
Instagram: boring_touring
Highlights: 4A-GZE supercharged engine; wide-body

Photographer: Maggie Warchol, maggiewarchol

Proprietor: Miguel Varella-Cid
Location: Tokyo, Japan (Automotive based mostly in London, UK)
Highlights: Owned since 2004; full N2-spec 4A-GE engine producing 200hp at 9,000rpm; constructed by Techno Professional Spirit (Japan)


Proprietor: Cross Kirchmeier
Location: Arlington, Texas, USA
Instagram: swicked75
Highlights: Pink hatch is a factory-spec GT-S; two coupes each function 1UZ-FE V8 conversions


Proprietor: Vincent 
Location: El Monte, California, USA
Highlights: Store car for Fujiwara Tofu Cafe; Preliminary D reproduction; 4A-GE 20V Silvertop engine

Photographer: MR2MIVIN, mr2mivin


Proprietor: Hasibur Khan
Location: Oklahoma Metropolis, Oklahoma, USA
Instagram: hasibur_driftriot


Proprietor: Joachim Corneliussen
Location: Fredrikstad, Norway
Instagram: joachimcorneliussen


Proprietor: Joseph Connolly
Location: Eire
Instagram: connollyjoseph_jc

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Proprietor: Stevie Bruton
Location: UK
Instagram: nakatooshi
Highlights: 4A-GE 20V Blacktop engine

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Proprietor: Joseph Lee
Location: UK
Instagram: jkmlee5635
Highlights: Bought from Japan public sale home one month in the past and presently awaiting delivery to the UK; modified 4A-GE 20V Blacktop engine; RAYS Volk Racing TE37 wheels

Josh Garwood

Proprietor: Josh Garwood
Location: Norwich, UK
Instagram: JoshGarwood86
Highlights: Beforehand constructed up as a drift automobile in Japan; stripped restored and modified to an OEM+ model within the UK; 4A-GE Massive Port engine with HKS cams and ITBs

Proprietor: Oliver Valenghi
Location: UK
Highlights: Simply accomplished a full underside nut and bolt restoration; bodywork and mechanical work to come back

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Proprietor: James Anglim
Location: Eire
Instagram: ae86_1984
Highlights: Rebuilt 4A-GE 20V Blacktop engine; Goodline entrance bumper; RS Watanabe wheels


Proprietor: Landin Williams
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Instagram: squeeze.86
Highlights: Often known as the Squeeze AE86 designed by Manufacturing facility 83; 3S-GE BEAMS engine conversion with Panic Made elements; easy setup for reliability

Photographer: Colton Blackmore, sixspeedsoul

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Proprietor: Jesse Garo
Location: Hawaii, USA
instagram: petroleum_jesse
Highlights: Jesse’s 4th AE86; JDM Levin transformed to Trueno; bodywork restoration to be began quickly

Proprietor: Paras Tumber
Location: California, USA
Highlights: Owned for 10 years; arrange for road and occasional monitor day use; quickly to be restored

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Proprietor: Lim Wai Hong
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Instagram: hayashi86
Highlights: Presently present process a full restoration and changing from kouki to zenki spec

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Proprietor: Toby Coomber 
Location: East Sussex, UK
Instagram: shiro_ae86

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Proprietor: Rob Rayment
Location: Tønsberg, Norway
Instagram: vestfoldracer
Highlights: Bought the automobile one month in the past; beforehand in storage for over 10 years and initially from Denmark; certainly one of lower than 30 AE86s in Norway; presently being rebuilt for summer season 2023

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Proprietor: Anthony Mattazaro
Location: Georgia, USA

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Proprietor: Peter Diaz
Location: New Jersey, USA
Instagram: elfatherae86
Highlights: Owned since 2000; 4A-GE 20V Blacktop engine


Proprietor: Chris Holt
West Yorkshire, UK.
Highlights: Imported largely inventory from Japan 4 years in the past; now operating quite a few interval late-’90s JDM tuning elements

Proprietor: Kole Grove
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Instagram: straypath86
Highlights: Imported from Japan over 4 years in the past; modified 4A-GE 20V Blacktop engine; TRD 2-way LSD; in depth suspension upgrades; 14×9-inch Work Equip 01 wheels

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Proprietor: Steven Soto
Location: Costa Rica
Instagram: steve_ae86
Highlights: Bought in 2017 with incomplete 4A-GE 20V Silvertop engine conversion and inexperienced paint; fully restored since


Proprietor: Angus Hamilton
Location: Southland, New Zealand
Highlights: Initially bought by Angus’s late father for his mom model new in 1984; odometer: 380,000km (236,000mi); engine was rebuilt 15,000km in the past and upgraded with MRP headers and a customized exhaust, in any other case inventory

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Proprietor: Scott Henderson
Location: Sydney, Australia
Instagram: scottdh_


Proprietor: Petr Tybl
Location: Czech Republic
Instagram: malejyetti
Highlights: Honda F20C (AP1 S2000) engine conversion

Wesley Ong

Proprietor: Wesley Ong
Location: Fremont, California, USA

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Proprietor: John Ly
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Instagram: mstoving
Highlights: Owned for 12 years; was John’s first and solely automobile till a few months in the past when he inherited a Mazda RX-2; odometer: 380,000mi (611,000km); used for every day commute, monitor days and drift occasions


Proprietor: Banpei
Location: Netherlands
Instagram: banpei_net

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Proprietor: Andrew Sisavath
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Instagram: hachiroku_tofu
Highlights: Preliminary D reproduction; ADM Corolla Levin and transformed to JDM Trueno; 4A-GE 20V Silvertop engine


Proprietor: CronoArms
Location: Mesa, Arizona, USA
Highlights: Honda F20C (AP1 S2000) engine and transmission; carbon fiber hood, entrance fenders and headlight covers; Wilwood large brake equipment; Enkei Compe wheels; used for weekend drives and occasional monitor responsibility

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Proprietor: Jonathan Renovales
Location: Orlando, Florida, USA
Instagram: johnpr21

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Proprietor: Adam Cooke
Location: UK
Instagram: kukki_86

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Proprietor: Patrick Dougherty
Location: South Lake Tahoe, California, USA
Instagram: notjusttoast
Highlights: Bought in 2017 in drained mechanical situation; extremely modified 3S-GE BEAMS swap (third engine) with ITBs and dry sump; arrange for drift; quickly to be fitted with full Run Free aero and repainted

Proprietor: Nikki Hayes
Location: Eire
Instagram: nikkiroku
Highlights: 4A-GE 20V engine; full-spec race automobile that’s street authorized and pushed

Pavlos Dimitropoulos

Proprietor: Pavlos Dimitropoulos
Location: Australia
Highlights: Automotive was as soon as utilized in a Japanese TV business for Toyota (uploaded to YouTube with different soundtrack)

Photographer: Zac Allen, zac_allenph

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Proprietor: Robert Daniels
Location: Sydney, Australia
Instagram: robdae86
Highlights: Automotive was beforehand constructed and owned by Bill Sherwood of Billzilla fame; 3S-GE BEAMS engine with ITBs; J160 6-speed gearbox; T-series rear finish, Work Meister 15×8-inch wheels

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Proprietor: Alex Dadson
Location: Tasmania, Australia.
Instagram: ad_hachiroku
Highlights: Beforehand 4A-GE turbo now Honda F20C (AP1 S2000) with Precision 6466 turbo; MoTeC M1 engine administration system; Honda 6-speed gearbox; Hilux differential; Third Strike Fabrications 4-link; RAYS Volk Racing TE37V wheels; newest construct by Kane at KC Kustom Engineering

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Proprietor: Hans ten Hoeve
Location: Gouda, Netherlands
Highlights: Automotive is initially from Switzerland; unique 4A-GE with 280,000km (174,000mi); Group A exhaust manifold; Recaro seats; RS Watanabe wheels; utilized by Hans and his sons for traditional automobile street rallies

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Proprietor: Andy Linehan
Location: Manchester, UK
Instagram: its_eddy_pal
Highlights: Bought first AE86 (silver Levin) in 2012; imported this automobile (pink/black Trueno GT Apex) from Japan in 2017; quickly to obtain a full bodywork restoration; evenly tuned for street use; third automobile (pink/black Levin with Honda F20C engine) was gained in a raffle in 2021 however offered to fund home buy


Proprietor: Riki June 
Location: Washington, USA
Highlights: 3S-GE BEAMS engine swap, Run Free aero, setup for infrequent monitor responsibility

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Location: Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Instagram: jtaro86

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Proprietor: Andre Casasola
Location: California, USA
Instagram: drekwondo

Csaba VétekIMG_3081

Proprietor: Csaba Vétek
Location: Hungary

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Proprietor: Steve Watts
Cornwall, UK
Instagram: stevtec

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Proprietor: Zachary Mathis
Location: Tucson, Arizona, USA
Instagram: mtlemmon86
Highlights: Owned since 2010; odometer: 300,000mi (482,000km) 220,000mi by Zachary; 7A-GE high-compression engine construct; T3 suspension and brakes; interval TRD steering wheel; used for mountain drives, autocross and street racing

Photographer: Colton Blackmore, sixspeedsoul

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Proprietor: Brandon Ko
Location: Bay Space, California, USA
Instagram: brandon_ko98

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Proprietor: Marco Garcia
Location: Clearwater, Florida, USA
Instagram: teqdigest
Highlights: Often known as the Latteroku; owned for 17 years; varied construct however presently present process a 1UZ-FE V8 swap with W58 gearbox and Celica Supra rear axle; OEM Levin entrance and rear bumpers, Origin Lab entrance and rear over-fenders and Restore Japan carbon fiber hood, Centerline Convo Professional wheels; Marco is dedicating this construct to his buddy Steven Schelmety, who handed away three years in the past, at which time he was taking up this venture at his store

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House owners: Mohamad & Imran Zeed
Location: Victoria, Australia
Instagram: elusive_drive
Highlights: Owned by brothers Mohamad and Imran for 10 years; initially a inventory ADM AE86 with 4A-C, now 4A-GE 20V, Run Free physique equipment; 15-inch Work Meister CR01 wheels


Proprietor: Roan Luiks
Location: Netherlands

Proprietor: Robert Could
Location: Gloucestershire, UK
Instagram: boob86
Spotlight: Owned for 19 years; presently setup for circuit racing

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Proprietor: Martin Fleming 
Location: Kidderminster, UK
Instagram: stichy82
Highlights: 4A-GE 20V engine, 2-way LSD; Wilwood brakes, 15×9-inch/15×9.5-inch RAYS Volk Racing TE37V wheels; presently arrange for drift

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Proprietor: Misawa Noritaka
Location: Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan

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Proprietor: Robbie Durant
Location: West Midlands, UK
Instagram: robbie.durant
Highlights: Initially bought as a shell, now often known as the RD86; options a mixture of Japanese elements together with Honda F20C (AP1 S2000) engine, gearbox and Nissan S14 entrance crossmember and unbiased rear suspension; MoTeC electronics and customized wiring; multi-point roll cage; street authorized however constructed for circuit racing, sprints, hill climbs and tarmac rally

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Proprietor: Jordan Evans
Location: Australia
Instagram: jordylevins
Highlights: Full AE86 driveline transformed 85; KAAZ 1.5-way LSD, 14×7-inch SSR Longchamps wheels, Recaro SR3 seats; every day driver

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Proprietor: Fukui Naoki
Location: Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan
Instagram: naozo_86
Highlights: Owned for 27 years and initially white;  4A-GE 20V Silvertop engine swap was accomplished 23 years in the past when nonetheless very unusual; 4A-GE 20V Blacktop engine swap accomplished 13 years in the past

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Proprietor: Sylvain L
Location: France

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