The most talked about aspect of sleeper cars is the fact that unlike Bugattis, Lamborghinis and other flashy cars, Sleepers are satisfying when it comes to offering great performance without attracting so much attention. These cars are the perfect proof that looks do not necessarily define the quality of a machine. A lot has been said about their very mundane style that makes them even hard to recognize in a parking lot. Now, this is definitely not the kind of car to go for if you love driving a car that attracts everyone’s attention. It is however, the type of car you would love if you are the kind of driver who derives satisfaction in having a car that seems slower but can actually overpower many expensive looking cars.
Sleepers are known for their relatively low cost of upkeep and prices. They do not get as much attention as rides with higher profile but once the true discovery of what lies underneath the less attractive look is made, many car lovers will definitely prefer them. Believe me when I tell you that these are the cars for all those who get it right when it comes to the essence of the real meaning of being crazy about cars; I am talking about real car enthusiasts.
I am looking for the best word to describe the look on someone’s face when they unexpectedly lose a speed contest to a car that they considered slow by just looking at it; of course it is a very natural conclusion. I definitely need your help describing that surprised, jaw-dropping expression that an all-confident contestant gets after having been beaten hands down- it can be very embarrassing especially if you had publicly registered your overconfidence. This is the reason why the ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover” expression works for car racers.
In the same spirit of talking about not judging by looks, sleepers are the craziest example one can ever use. Here is a carefully compiled list of 8 insane sleepers that you definitely do not want to race;
All car enthusiasts gather around, we have got something going down just specifically for you. Import faction is the newest car meet group for all the car lovers in the DFW area. They have been making waves in the Dallas/ Ft. Worth JDM Culture scene for some time now, and we at Shaddowryderz.com are excited to feature them! They are all about cars, yes that’s all that they do; they live, eat and dream cars all the time. They are here to bring together all those who are so into cars from all around the globe. They offer a platform for all of you to meet up and talk about what makes your hearts beat faster. They showcase everything they feel you would love to see- they love cars too and so you can be sure they think just like you.
If you have been having any questions and have been searching the DFW area for someone to show you everything you need to see then they are the answer for you. You probably love some car and you just cannot get enough from word descriptions and pictures, they have the real thing in person. With their high-quality videos, they will systematically take you around your car from the inside to the outside. They show you the smallest details that we know matter to you. If you are wondering just what kind of engine a certain car has; how spacious it is, the tires it rides on, types of lights; the internal make; the steering wheel; stereo system; and just about everything else then Import Faction is your best bet if you are in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.
They feature all model and makes and they pay very keen attention to details. If there is a car you have been eyeing so much, we advise you to watch their videos first and see its features clearly before you make the decision start your own build. The crew is very friendly and they ensure that people help you to fully explore the car and know how it works. Our aim here at Shaddowryderz.com is to make sure you understand your car very well and to ensure that you totally know how to handle it because each car is different from the next. The guys at Import Faction are open to everyone and really do a good job of creating a great car meet atmosphere every time they host an event.
Those of you who love watching cars as a hobby should definitely join them. We understand the thrill that comes with watching the cars you dream of. They show it the way you love it, everything that you will enjoy seeing. They always have a good turn out, and lots of people come out to showcase their cars. You should totally watch their videos and subscribe so that you get to watch everything that they have in store for you. If there is anything you think they need to change or if you want more of something or perhaps they have not yet featured your favorite car, you should feel free to leave them a comment on their Facebook page and they will definitely consider that. Import Faction is a really great group to be a part of, and we highly recommend them.
Here is good news for the car lovers in Euless Texas, you can join them and have the first-hand experience as their shoot their videos in most cases. They always announce their meeting locations on Facebook and instagram and you should feel free to come. You should also follow them so that you are kept up to date on cars and their fans are always willing to help you out in case you have questions about cars. Import Faction is all about cars and that JDM Life!
For a real car enthusiast, driving a highly modified vehicle is the in thing. In fact, the more the modifications, the more the fun. JDM car owners just adore their brand. They want to have the cars with most latest modifications. This is not just for show off (of course this is a good reason too) but they consider it classy and the best way to fit in. Who wouldn’t want to have the car that everybody else is talking about with so much excitement and using owe-inspired words to describe? It is the sense of prestige derived from driving what everyone all over the world would want to own.
Sadly, some people somewhere are all about depriving JDM car owners and drivers the privilege to drive their high class machines in peace. They just won’t stop picking on them from time to time for all the wrong reasons. Those who have had such experiences tell the stories and even if you own no such car, you feel for them. These great enemies of our highly esteemed motor owners are the traffic officers. These cops have been termed by the victims of their unscrupulous behavior as rude, uncultured among many other unpleasant words. I do not know exactly what you think but I feel that they definitely have the right to feel this way about the cops. Their reaction is justified, if you ask me.
Of course we all have heard of the rules and regulations for what is legal and what is illegal. We also know about the black market and grey market where the grey one refers to cars that were not made within but have been purchase through the normally acceptable ways and the black referring to the illegal ones. There is (NHTSA) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration which works under DOT – the Department of Transportation whose role in this is to set the standard features for every car. Then there is the well-known EPA- the Environmental Protection Agency which is responsible for dictating emission regulations your car has to meet.
However much JDM owners do not like these regulations, the fact that one is driving around without fear means that their car is not illegal. They say that they have no problem with being rightfully pulled over or arrested but being wrongfully picked on does not go down well with them. Being pulled over for absurd reasons such as obstruction of view because of OEM trunk spoiler; sometimes because your car is apparently too low; your car has no model or make emblems. Some even feel that they are being targeted because of the car they are driving. For sure nobody likes being pulled over so many times for visual inspections, repeated measurement of headlights from ground and tint checks.
What is more annoying for our JDM owners is the fact that someone with a different car model can pass without being questioned then you get pulled over for an exhaust check! They feel that they have had enough of this and they feel like it is high time that it came to an end. Nobody is insane enough to drive an incredibly expensive car that has not been legalized.
In case you find yourself pulled over for these and any other reasons, do not be rude to the officers. Do as they ask you to and do not obstruct them. If there is at all nothing wrong you were doing, they will only waste some of your time doing their unnecessary checks and then let you go.
In full this is the Japanese Domestic Market. Every car enthusiast has either heard of or been on this site. Japan is known by car lovers for vehicles that are performance enhanced. The market is all about showcasing different models and makes of cars which according to them have a clean and simple feel and look .This is what the fans and maybe fanatics of JDM are all about. The Japanese manufacturers know just way too well what their followers and admirers want and they do everything within their possibility to find out what the rare parts to add to their builds that will give it the feel of a true and classy import.
JDM is not a new thing at all; this has been going on for years now and has moved towards North America and many others, in fact, all countries. Their work is said to involve modification while strictly maintaining the initial or original physical aspects of their vehicles. They always have intended to keep the vehicles as true to their origins as possible. Save for Canada and the US, most countries import the cars directly from Japan. In the two exceptional countries, you will find that a lot of the parts have been changed or that they are missing from the original Japanese counterpart. This is due to a lot of makes being manufactured within the countries to meet and suit the needs of the North American regulations.
There are specifications for the JDM inspiration, they are very specific about what they are about and just to quote them,” We are not about Big cromed out rims and obnoxious body kits!” .They believe in the passion that people have for cars whether as a hobby or a way of life but to them, it is a matter of a lifestyle that they all love and embrace despite it being majorly based on simple modification and competition.
The culture appreciates both those who build show cars that are less functional with a V.I.P look and those who build more functional track/race cars. It also has a place for fast fun cars that are built for toying around with. It is all part of the growing car culture which JDM embraces.
Some people love JDM and appreciate their car culture and their presentation of the developing lifestyle; a few however, feel like things are being overdone a little. Of course it is acceptable to have an opinion. They feel like things have gotten a little ridiculous .They point out how they think it not bright for the Honda having racing bucket seats that have harnesses. Others find it dumb to put JDM dolls and stickers on vehicles. They suggest that JDM should stop the ‘stupidity’ of a competition involving who can put many brand name JDM on their vehicles. That they should go back to the initial idea which involved USDM vehicles to the JDM spec. The JDM car enthusiasts however keep defending their culture by pointing out that it is all about fun, culture and lifestyle; which is what JDM is all about.
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