When Nick Ordev set out to build a car, he knew he wanted to snap necks. Being a religious Initial-D fan, he had his heart set on getting an AE86 Trueno, but finding one was another story altogether. After reading a couple of reviews, he did what seems to make sense to most 86 fans: purchased the newer sibling, the Toyota GT-86.

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It wasn’t long before he decided on the Tra-Kyoto Rocket Bunny V2 Aero Kit, and had Jesse Streeter importing it into Australia.

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The modifications didn’t stop there though. The car was lowered on K Sport coilovers, Whiteline front and rear sway bars, Hakon toe and trailing arms, all complimented nicely with a set of massive SSR SP1s.

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Interior was also treated to a minor personal touch, with a 330mm KEY!S Racing wheel, which you grip while being hugged by the Bride Zeta III buckets.

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Nick decided to mix it up a little from the usual Rocket Bunny wing, and instead opted for a controversially large Big Country Labs wing.

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Guaranteed to feed the Facebook trolls for days!

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Tail lights were also changed up to stand out from factory 86s.

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Carbon Plus exaggerated the body even more with this carbon splitter.

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This car is not just for looks either, it was driven all the way from Melbourne to Canberra for the Festival Of 86

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…and he plans on trips for events in Sydney! What’s even more exciting, is the future plans of forced induction and a Kaaz 2-way diff.

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Kudos on a great build Nick, we look forward to seeing it at more events!

Words – Adam
Images – Vinh Mangalino | Vinhman Photo

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