Control Freaks

DangerDan and his fresh new paint for D1!!!! by conrads13
July 30, 2009, 9:06 am
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of course we all know danger dan…..who doesnt?….pssssh

but they have done more work to his car to be ready for D1GP in chicago this weekend, then they have in..well.. ever.

here is some pics of his new paint… ill post up some more pics when they get all the vinyles put on!

He cage lookin’ freshly painted!…oh hell yeah!

You can kinda tell in this pic, but his car has a Gold pearl base coat, so from some angles he’s car looks gold,……FREAKIN’ SICK!

gotta rep the hood stripe!

drift indy rd. 3 video by EnVmyZ by kOOpA
July 29, 2009, 1:58 pm
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wowww this dude put out a 10 minute video in like 4 days, crazy!

shot and edited by EnVmyZ from drift indy

drift indy rd. 3 @ the speedrome by jodie! by kOOpA
July 27, 2009, 1:54 pm
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last weekend we went over to indianapolis for drift indy round 3 @ the speedrome, and it was pretty awesome! representing control freaks was conrad and myself, and several other st. louis area drifters came as well including gru, aled, charlie, his brother clay, and revo.

the pits were paaaaaacked with cars!
some people apparently complained about getting enough seat time, but i didn’t even have that many tires to burn, so i was okay =p

this is edgar’s car, kinda looks like a teal version of conrad’s. siiiiiiickkkkk!
edgar is the dude who runs drift indy events, and he’s not afraid to yell at track officials when they screw stuff up… quite a stark contrast from the situation we have in st. louis XD i like that!

here’s charlie skidding around in his truck
as you can see, it was overcast for most of the day. looooots of slippery surface, it was good practice for throttle control!

and of course the miata, i loooooved sliding on the banked turn, no lifting, ever!!!

didn’t get to meet this dude, but he was doing good in the mustang

gru, with his drift pirates flag, what a dork
he was actually putting down decent runs by the end of the day, as much as i hate to admit it (i’m still convinced his mustang project is a bad dream and one day i’ll wake up and he’ll have a 240, i hate that car lol)

of course, dustin from kansas. are there any events he DOESN’T go to? seriously..

here’s conrad and chris crane fixing conrad’s tension rod bracket.. it was moving around like crazy… what the hell!!?

this is alex, aka aled (don’t know the story behind that), another st. louis dude that came with us
his driving style is super aggressive, and he’s only been drifting since last october, goooood shit! can’t wait to see him drive more.

didn’t meet this dude either, feel free to hollar at me on the drift indy forums with info about these drivers i don’t know! haha!

aaaaaand another dude i didn’t meet.. kinda looks like a black version of chuck’s car =p

that’s it for this time! all these pictures were taken by conrad’s girlfriend jodie, so, thanks to her!

stay tuned, because we have plenty of footage to throw together a video ^^ i’ll take a crack at it, and i know conrad actually has legit editing software, so we’ll see who comes out on top of the video editing battle!

86 coupe updates: konig rewinds, 20v by kOOpA
July 22, 2009, 11:42 pm
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title kinda explains it all. i’ve actually changed a lot more on the car in the past week, but this is the stuff that looks cool =p

picked these up last week, konig rewinds, 14×7-9

haven’t gotten tires on the other ones, so i still have the meshies in the back for now. other ones should be on friday ^^

and yah, this thing. it hasn’t been very nice to me so far, but hopefully i’ll get her in line sooner than later.
if it looks like everything’s been covered in coolant.. well… i think you can imagine why..

also take note of the stellar condition of my core support, not my fault i swear.. this car was a steal, sue me XD

drift indy, here we come, again! by kOOpA
July 22, 2009, 11:16 am
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heading out to the speedrome this coming friday to attend drift indy round 3 on saturday, should be fun ^^

i’ve recently swapped a 20v and a shit ton of other stuff onto my 86 coupe. the 20v’s been fighting me, but i’m working my way through the kinks. if i’m confident in the car by friday, i’ll be taking that, otherwise, it’ll be the trusty ol’ miata.

conrad is coming to drive as well, along with a couple other STL dudes.

pics of this event and the corolla transformation coming soon!

International Drift series round 4 by stlcankles
July 21, 2009, 5:57 pm
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just love how fast they go, and then transition into the smaller tighter more technical area. why don’t we have an actual nice road course in stl, oh that’s right because gateway is retarded

joshua herron all in at fdlv09 by kOOpA
July 21, 2009, 1:21 am
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i think the shot of JR’s mustang here where you can hear the motor roaring is the best clip i’ve seen so far that really captured the feeling of power and speed at the recent fd event. videos with only music for audio kind of lose that personal feeling.. at least for me, i can’t get all the way into the moment without the real sounds.

great stuff!

fdlv09 by will roegge by kOOpA
July 21, 2009, 1:13 am
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awesome as usual, i reaaaaaaaaaally like forrest wang’s car! wowwww!

Triple Threat II Round III Slow Jams by kOOpA
July 19, 2009, 10:39 pm
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from alex, our briton buddy.. slow-mo milk drink in a can.. pretty hard to beat..

new blog you should check out: driftMechaniks by kOOpA
July 14, 2009, 9:11 am
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our friends in atlanta got a new blog rollin’, click the pic to check it out!

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