These Scots are turning BMWs into drift cars
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These Scots are turning BMWs into drift cars

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[NOISE] [BLANK_AUDIO] [MUSIC] [FOREIGN] He is actually quite a good example of Generally what seems to happen to people when they get into drifting. He's a bike guy, he always had been a bike guy. Then he turned up last year and asked us to build a car for him and went from when we first met him oh I'll never sell my bikes, I'll never sell bikes, and now he has two bikes up for sale to fund his drift habit. I enjoy seeing people come in and they end up Getting completely involved in it, and before long, and even yesterday, his car's here in [UNKNOWN] at the moment, he's still at the track helping out. Yesterday he was helping me do noise tests and stuff like that. [UNKNOWN], again, the community aspects of it. [MUSIC] [BLANK_AUDIO] We've always been, I would say, a national business, so we've had customers from as far south as just past New Castle and then all the way up to [UNKNOWN]. Now, we have customers from Germany, customers from Sweden, that sort of thing. So, you know, that obviously made a big impact. And having that facility so close to the business. You know, if it doesn't have a cause and effect, then we're doing something wrong. I'm always looking to take the business to the next level, and I think that being so close, and, you know, To evolve with Drift Bandits is obviously going to be a positive thing. [NOISE] Always wanted a pick-up as a drift car. You know, if I didn't. Live in Scotland, I would have a youth [UNKNOWN]. I was never gonna be able to buy a [UNKNOWN] and build it to what I wanted to built it to for the sort of budget I had. So [UNKNOWN] convertible was the perfect choice for me. [MUSIC] Originally, built a car where, just the [UNKNOWN] engine. I'm actually in the process of installing [UNKNOWN] 25 engine in there. People will say oh why you put a GZ engine on [UNKNOWN] it's going to blow up. I will be honest, nice I won't be nice that's pretty much the big teaser [LAUGH]. I built this car for me and no one else. Everything I do in this car is what I want out of that car race so that's just the way it is. [SOUND] [NOISE] Got a [BLEEP] case are the cool guys in Scottish drifting. They're about everything that drifting should be about for me. Mates, and having a laugh, and having fun, and having cool cars, and [UNKNOWN] is sort of the pinnacle of all that. He's He's all about having a laugh and having a blast in the car. You need people like him in the sport, because he's so warm and welcome. And I mean [INAUDIBLE] comes to an event, and he's like, oh, have you met this guy? This is my builder, this is my plumber. So he's bringing all these people in. He's that type of guy and I think that's good. [MUSIC] [NOISE] [MUSIC] There is so many guys that you could maybe phone and say hey listen I need a hand in this, and they'd come running. And they'd [UNKNOWN] and they'd help either way. And I got, it helps keep every one on a high by drifting. It kind of inspires you to make your car better as well, having some of these that's a good friend and stuff like you can ask questions and ask them for advice and stuff. It's just like [UNKNOWN] That's the way I see it as much as everybody else, and I think the rest of the guys see it the same way. We can all count on each other for the end, really. I swear I've always worked among cars, and it's one of the things. If it's got nuts and bolts, and it comes together, it'll go back together just fine. That's about the smart of always my feeling on it. [LAUGH] We started with a red C25-E30 and then we sort of got that much into it that we thought okay we really wanna get our own drift cars. I've got a C2A and I've seen all the [UNKNOWN] and it was such a reliable car. I've just seen it out every time nailing it and weren't any problems. It started on the bottom every time and I thought that's the way And then from the [UNKNOWN] was all new to me. Eventually got it all together. Took two or three months to get a new [UNKNOWN] and running. [MUSIC] [NOISE] I was always thinking, aw, if something breaks, I'll always keep something spare. So I actually got like spare transmission, spare motor And then I want to do competition. I dont' know what team would red leather me 46. And I had all the spare parts and so I picked up this car. And then put all the JD stuff in it. And so it was built here. It was actually built in a month. I just won a whole set of Piggyback ECU, pulley stuff, and just got a little bits and bumps to make it fat. [FOREIGN] I think [FOREIGN] Strong, small [FOREIGN] Drive [FOREIGN] Drive harder and harder and harder. [FOREIGN] The get in [UNKNOWN] and just because I drove it for six hours it went to me. [MUSIC] [NOISE] [MUSIC] I like drifting the way it is, it's technically I think, classed as an extreme sport And I would prefer speed like that, and I think if you look at how the sports grew in not just here but internationally and all, we go back before [INAUDIBLE] huge. And just All-Stars is getting big as well and there's more and more competitions popping up, so I don't think it needs to be classed as a motor sport in order to grow. You look at how big the X games in extreme sports are massive and I think it's good that it stays extreme and doesn't go across other motor sports. [BLANK_AUDIO]

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