The AE86’s last drive | Juicebox – Unboxed #14

The AE86’s last drive | Juicebox – Unboxed #14

The AE86 gets its final drive before being torn down for some much-needed restoration, we also take a look at our friend Rob’s import business.

Rusty Spidery Trueno car | Juicebox – Unboxed #13

Rusty Spidery Trueno car | Juicebox – Unboxed #13

The AE86 gets gutted inside as we try to challenge the final Spiders before the big tear down…

Getting serious with the AE86 | Juicebox – Unboxed #12

Getting serious with the AE86 | Juicebox – Unboxed #12

Things get serious on the AE86, we start pulling the interior out to challenge the final Spiders, our French friends arrive for some skids and fireworks and we make some limited Spidey Cunts stickers!

Trueno starts to strip | Juicebox – Unboxed #11

Trueno starts to strip | Juicebox – Unboxed #11

Progress on the AE86: We start stripping the Truenos sound deadening and remove the cage. It’s not long before we are distracted by an upcoming drift event at a local racetrack.

How to: Waste time with an AE86 | Juicebox – Unboxed #10

How to: Waste time with an AE86 | Juicebox – Unboxed #10

We take an extended amount of time on the AE86 trying to remove its bumper. The AE86 bumper bracket design wasn’t Toyotas smartest moment and causes a few hours of pain. We also build a workbench for the Truenos permanent home.

Trueno on the streets | Juicebox – Unboxed #9

Trueno on the streets | Juicebox – Unboxed #9

We take the AE86 out onto public roads to grab some food in its current condition, later that weekend we take the Trueno to Japfest, Irelands biggest annual Japanese car show and we explode fifth gear along the way. A little treat for Christmas Day.

AE86’s, RXhate and more: The Juicebox BBQ 2017 | Juicebox – Unboxed #8

AE86’s, RXhate and more: The Juicebox BBQ 2017 | Juicebox – Unboxed #8

AE86 Festival Ireland | Juicebox – Unboxed #7

AE86 Festival Ireland | Juicebox – Unboxed #7

AE86 Levin Japanese Drift Stunner | Juicebox – Unboxed #6

AE86 Levin Japanese Drift Stunner | Juicebox – Unboxed #6

The Juicebox BBQ 2017

So these snaps are a little later than I expected, I’ve been swamped the last month juggling stuff for the site, life and the new child aka the JB vlogs. Between doing those and trying to find time after working a nine to five and still have somewhat of a life has proven to be quite the task.

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Juicebox in Japan: Closing chapter

So there it was, a lifelong dream holiday done and dusted. For our last night in Tokyo and we decided to make our way down to the Sega Joyopolis to check out the Initial D game, afterward, we grabbed a few beers and hit the beach to reflect on the madness we had witnessed over the last two weeks.

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The AE86 Goes for a Drive | Juicebox – Unboxed #5

The AE86 Goes for a Drive | Juicebox – Unboxed #5

Juicebox in Japan: Umihotaru PA and the old guys

After what would only be an unforgettable night at Daikoku, we rolled the dice and chanced our luck. It was late, we had been kicked out of Daikoku and there was one place left on the list I wanted to tick off before we went home.

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Brakes, Spiders, Fire and the AE86 | Juicebox – Unboxed #4

Brakes, Spiders, Fire and the AE86 | Juicebox – Unboxed #4

AE86 Day 2017 in pictures.

I missed this event last year, it snuck up on me and I forgot to get the time off of work. This year I made sure I was going to attend.

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