Gruppe S / Dynamic Autosports / Hankook Tire GTR Drift Car

Posted by Gruppe S On November 5, 2009

Check out our new Project GTR Drift Car for Formula Drift. Stay up to Date with Developments on the Car here on the Gruppe S Blog

Check out the new End of the Year Gruppe-S Drifting Season Video

Posted by Gruppe-S On November 3, 2009

Robbie Nishida, Eric O'Sullivan, Ryuji Miki and the Hankook Tire Drift Team Video Showcasing our strong 2009 Season.

Check our our Holiday Deals @ Gruppe-S.com

Posted by Gruppe S On July 24, 2009

Check out Gruppe-s.com for all the great deals on all your aftermarket performance part needs. Located in Lake Forest, California, Gruppe-S carries thousands of different products and has over a Million Dollars of products IN-STOCK.

Robbie Nishida Qualifies Number One at Formula Drift Las Vegas!

Posted by Gruppe S On July 10, 2009

Robbie Nishida, Driver of the Dynamic Autosport / Hankook Tire 305Z Qualifies in the number one spot at the Formula Drift: Round 4 Las Vegas Speedway Event

Hankook Tire F200 FULL RACE SLICKS On Special at Gruppe-S Now!

Posted by Gruppe S On July 25, 2009

PTop-notch performance slick tire with consistency and high mileage on dry or damp track. Designed for both Formula Car and Touring Car applications by Hankook now in stock at Gruppe-S with special deals on various sizes, call in for details! (949) 457-1234

Genius Tools Special Sale!!! @ Gruppe-S.com

Posted by Gruppe S On Tuesday, May 25, 2010 0 comments
Genius Tools, the Official Tool and only Tools used to build and maintain the world's only Professionally Competing Drift GTR.

These Tools are really high quality and are extremely reliable. Our techs use only Genius Tools on the Gruppe-S Drift Team. We put Genius Tools to the test everyday building and maintaining our race cars, and at the Race Track they are put under insane pressure and they Always Perform. They come with a lifetime warranty and are Made for Life. Theses are just a few items we have on sale right now, but if you check out

www.geniustools.net

You can check out all the great tools they have available, over 9000 different tools. Just find what you want a drop us an email at Sales@gruppe-s.com and we'll hook it up with an unbeatable price for any automotive enthusiast.

Genius Tools 87 Piece 1/4" & 1/2" Dr. Metric Hand Socket & Bit Set
$95 Bucks Brand New (MSRP $154.48)



Genius Tools GS-347MS 47 Piece 3/8" Dr. & SAE Deep Hand Socket Set
$65 Bucks Brand New (MSRP $105.92)



Genius Tools 3/8" Drive Torque Wrench 40-250ft/lb
$55 Bucks Brand New (MSRP $90)


Check it out today, I already got my set at home.

Steven @ Gruppe-S

Shout out to Super Fans from Puerto Rico!

Posted by Gruppe S On Monday, May 24, 2010 0 comments


A couple weeks ago the team landed in Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, Georgia for Round 2 of Formula Drift. It was about 3:30-4:00am local time, and we were waiting to get our rental car when a group of people walked up to us.

It was a group of fans that came all the way from Puerto Rico to attend Formula Drift Round 2 in Atlanta. It was inspiring to see some seriously dedicated drift fans, so we hooked them up with gear from our sponsors, Seibon, Genius Tools, ACT, Hankook, and HPI Racing.

We @ Gruppe-S wanted to just give a serious shout out to the Puerto Rican Import Community for taking it up a couple notches, especially to these super fans for being hardcore.

Steven @ Gruppe-S

GTR Suspension: More Angle!!

Posted by Gruppe S On Monday, May 24, 2010 0 comments
With Formula Drift: New Jersey around the corner we are continuing to prep the GTR and Subaru. The GTR is undergoing some suspension work as our tech Adam Depner modifying the arms for more angle. More info as we continue the development process of the GTR




Steven @ Gruppe-S

Gruppe S Improves Short Blocks!

Posted by Gruppe S On Thursday, May 20, 2010 0 comments



The owner of our company has always pursued improving quality or the parts we sell or selling the latest and greatest. I think that really excited him to bring the newest technology to the import industry. He has been complaining to JE Pistons about improving the quality of their already great pistons and pushing the envelope, so Sean Crawford and Nick Diblasi at JE pistons succomed to his rants and is introducing the new forged FSR piston. The new piston is stronger and lighter and they did some crazy FEA analysis and have proof to show us. I don't know if this was meant for public view, but we have don't it anyways.


I know it is easy to improve a piston and charge the end users more, we can all do that. The crazy thing is, JE pistons is going to now offer this piston at the same price. Sorry for all the guys that got the old pistons, but this should be coming soon.



ACT - The Choice of Champions

Posted by Gruppe S On Wednesday, May 19, 2010 0 comments
How awesome, ACT is going to be using our GTR R35 in some of the future ads!
This statement is so true, Dynamic Autosports has been an ACT customer for 15 years and have really cherished the relationship with ACT. During this time, they have always made great products and have always priced so that that others couldn't bring you this much clutch for the same money. They have always supported the racers and allowed companies to trust their good products over the years.
Yes we are running a stroked VQ35 in our GTR R35 but we are developing a VR38DETT engine program while we run this motor. The stroked VQ35DE has really made some big torque for a drift car and held up to the abuse that Robbie puts it through. His constant clutch kicking and launches off the line have busted dog rings and transmissions, but the ACT clutch has been bulletproof. I bet that is why Tanner uses ACT in his winning Scion TC. As a competitor I wish he didn't sometimes :) J/K Tanner!

Don't forget they make some great clutches not only for the VQ35DE but the Subaru STi and the Mitsubishi EVOs.

Inside secret, we will be working on a clutch and flywheel package for the VR38DETT, maybe some of your maniacs might get lucky and find a motor out there and install one in your 350Z or G35! We will have a solution for you in the near future.
EK

Eric O'Sullivan: FD Road Atlanta from a Driver's Experience

Posted by Gruppe S On Tuesday, May 18, 2010 0 comments

Blood, Sweat, and Beers – Formula D Style

Posted by Gruppe S On Monday, May 17, 2010 0 comments
Check out our team photographer, Tram Tran! His perspective on our event in Atlanta observing the journey of the APEXi/Hankook Tire RX-7 driven by Ryuji Miki.
http://tramtran.com/blog/2010/05/17/blood-sweat-and-beers-formula-d-style/










What's all the hype about these billet GTR R35 pistons?

Posted by Gruppe S On Wednesday, May 12, 2010 0 comments
JE takes the stock pistons and draws and engineers it into Solidworks engineering program.

The block is carefully measure with the stroker crank and all the clearances are measured and drawn into the engineering program

Even the oil squirters are carefully drawn out to make sure that everything is perfect. No other piston manufacturers takes the stock crank, stroker crank, stock block, sleeved block, stock connecting rods, stroker connecting rods, and the oil squirters to design 1 set of pistons. This is going to be a truly engineered pistons exclusively for the GTR R35 and every inch of the piston will be machined. These pistons will have everything unnecessary machined out of them for maximum weight saving and the ability to handle 1600hp. I dare you to make it!

-Ek

Gruppe-S Recieves the First Sleeved VR38 in the World!

Posted by Gruppe S On Wednesday, May 05, 2010 0 comments
Gruppe S received the first sleeved block for VR38 in the world, that we know of. We are taking the final measurements to finalize this 4.3 liter stroker kit. The billet pistons engineer is getting the final specs and tolerances.

This baby is coming out soon, stay tuned!
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-EK

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