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Old 05-02-19, 11:13 PM
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Default World's first Lexus RCF competition Drift car

Professional Drift champ and Red Bull team choose RCF. They had been competing with 2JZ platform and with rumors of them picking a new platform many drift fans thought the drift champ and Guinness world holder Ahmad Daham would pick the new supra. On many occasions he stated he doesn't care at all for the new supra, went with the RCF.

Figs Engineering was also a part of this project. Good Job Figs! 👍

Cool unveiling video. RCF keeps getting more and more attention.

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Pretty intensive rework of the knuckle to push it out farther to allow large wheels to clear with crazy alignments. Look at how much steering angle it has

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Thanks guys, it was a very extensive development on a very tight schedule. I pretty much had to lock myself up for several weeks in design and then execute on making all of the parts. I am going to put together all of the footage and pics and make a video hopefully when the shop slows down a bit. This year has been hard to keep up with and it"s getting close to half over already.

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What motor are they running?
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That is a great looking car! Cant wait to see it winning.
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What tranny?
From the link he posted, looks like they used a sequential (.Samsonas sequential gearbox)
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Originally Posted by konichiwa3 View Post
Professional Drift champ and Red Bull team choose RCF. They had been competing with 2JZ platform and with rumors of them picking a new platform many drift fans thought the drift champ and Guinness world holder Ahmad Daham would pick the new supra. On many occasions he stated he doesn't care at all for the new supra, went with the RCF.
Totally agree with this sentiment... my RCF feels like an updated version of my mk4 Supra. Like going from an E46 to the E92 M3 ... but the new Supra hasn't gone in the same GT class direction its predecessor was doing right.
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Sounds like a pissed off bull!!

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There is some Irony that the world champ drifter is drifting the RCF and Jeremy Clarkson couldn't...


That car does sound amazing.
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Wait for the Figs Engineering credit!!


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