What is up with the car world? They make into a fashion show with these kids thinking that getting a luxury car and turning to some fashion design. What happened to the pride of wrenching with the best of them, breaking new ground with speed and pioneering the aerodynamics of what was given to you by the factory, then making it more sleeker and more cut throat?
I think all these so called idols are leading the future generation into the wrong direction. They live off the “swag” but what and why such a stupid thing to live off of? Maybe I’m thinking like an old man, who lived in a world where we earn the right by simply proving ourselves to others and when other do the same we acknowledge them and understand them. Now a days its totally different. As long the car looks “boss” or “aggressive” or “sleek” the car will define who you are. As if the car is another form of clothes that you should use to attract people such as yourself.
Personally I think that is a stupid thing. A car is purely an extension of one’s being if not the horse to the warrior who understands and takes care of no whatever condition it is. You pour your heart and soul to it because in some way it will repay you back. Quite often you would see some of the old tuners and drivers would pat their car on the dash and say “good job” or “sorry” as if the electronics, welded metal and rubber/ plastic parts understand. That it too will communicate back to it’s owner/ driver.
The so called tuners these are swayed by the demand of the stupidity of what we think we want and that is fashion. We want to make our cars look badass, but its not. We want to make our cars look cool, but its not. We want to go fast, but you aren’t. The shop and the tuners will promise you things, and simply rob you of your dream and ideals of your car without you knowing it.
Balance is the goal of tuning a proper car. Unheard horsepower at the wheels along with proper supporting factors is what is needed. Speed is the fashion which real tuners understand. Speed is not just a word we throw around. No it is a speed we all know too well and understand.
That word alone, set the bar to its predetermined high which we all must reach and surpass. Not only that, because of that word we and what I mean true tuners, we simply can not live without it and must work with it in order for us to take that bar and set it higher for the posers.
One of the best tuning companies of this of age Mine’s who introduced us one of the most amazing cars the “MINE’S SKYLINE R34” said this in the company profile “Our tuning philosophy is to focus on maximizing the balance of power, handling and braking whilst using our extensive experience and data to maintain reliability.” “
Whilst some tuners pursue big power figures at the cost of drivability and reliability, we focus on the total driving experience and the harmonization between driver and machine in terms of acceleration, braking and cornering.
We believe it’s the total balance of the car which brings the most enjoyment to the enthusiast.
Mine’s create beautiful cars with the belief that “Simple is Best”.