The Sharka Blog

Blue Bars

What could be going on here?

Mods get mods. Sharka’s silver rollbar needed to be kicked up a notch.

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Yes, even the hardtop gets mods.

More quilted Japanese Goodness.

It’s getting harder to find rough edges to chip away on Sharka. I think I found an untouched area that needed some attention.

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Garage5 Shift Knob vs Joyfast Supershort

Garage5 Type 99 shift knob.

Two shift knobs fight it out! The Garage5 Type 99 shifter vs the Joyfast supershort.

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Hot Wheels by Moe

The Moe Mailbomb

Dang… where to start… The sheer awesomnity of the stuff in this post has me speechless. I’m gonna let the photos do most of the talking. A bit about Moe: He and I are instagram buddies. Moe makes fantastic Hot Wheels customs and I’ve purchased a few. His work is excellent. I’d go out on […]

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Freezing Fog

White trees without IR trickery

NM got some freezing fog. I had to snap a half dozen pix and some bonus Bucky portraits.

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Garage Star Handbrake Grip

Garage Star Handbrake Grip

Time for Bucky to get some attention! The little guy is such a trusty steed. It was far past time to show him some luv and shiny new parts. Bucky’s handbrake is something I’ve wanted to change for a while, but never ran across the right one. Sharka has a Voodoo brake grip, which I […]

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Matching Interior Goodness

Sharka's Interior - Dec 2015

Sharka gets some new bits and an interior lighting change.

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Seven Years

Sharka in 2008

I recreated a shot I took seven years ago this evening. It was terrifying.

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Watanabe Falcon Steering Wheel

A battered red box.

Just look at that red box. So battered. It’s seen things. But the contents? Fresh and pristine. What do I even say about this? Words fall short. It’s a black and silver steering wheel, but so much more. The legendary Watanabe Falcon. Car guys swoon. (Well, those into esoteric JDM unicorns.) Normal people look confused. […]

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Woodworking: Momo Wood Wheel Restoration

Momo Daytona

revlimiter learns to work on wood. A bunch of shift knobs and a steering wheel get restored over a short six weeks.

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