Driftworks DW86

Driftworks Dw86

This car start life a stock AE86 owned by Phil Morrison, Co owner of Driftworks. The car has gone through many iterations to get it to the standard it’s in now.


646hp/640ft/lb at wheels (mapped by Protuner on pump fuel), 1243kg wet weight, 50.4% front weight

GM 454ci LSx V8, custom grind camshaft, Manley springs/titanium retainer kit, Jenvey independent throttle bodies, A.R.E dry sump kit and air/oil separator, ATI underdrive crank pulley, Driftworks 350Z alloy radiator, Davies Craig inline water pump, Samco hoses, Dynotorque custom 2-inch primary header and twin 3-inch stainless exhaust system with Magnaflow low profile boxes, optional additional rear silenced sections for low dB days, Driftworks engine oil and power steering coolers, Motul 300V oil, Evans Powercool waterless coolant, ATE fuel tank with custom swirl pot and Bosch Motorsport 044 pumps, Emerald ECU

Jerico 4-speed dog box, Superclutch 7.25-inch triple-plate clutch, custom 14kg flywheel, Wilwood adjustable clutch damper valve, Winters Performance quick-change axle with 10-inch spool diff, custom Dave Mack 108 prop shaft

By Dyno Torque: stitch-welded and heavily reinforced throughout, enlarged front and rear wheel tubs, fabricated transmission tunnel, engine and gearbox mounts, airjack mounts, all custom brackets and fittings. By Nickson Motorsport: T45 roll cage, NASCAR-style door bars, additional turret reinforcement and lower A-pillar leg protection

Driftworks CS2 coilover suspension – Nissan S14 front and AE86 rear, Dyno Torque modified front crossmember for Nissan S14 steering rack, Driftworks Geomaster front hub knuckles, Driftworks S14 adjustable lower arms, Driftworks S14/AE86 Geomaster tension rods, Howe Racing rear 4-link alignment arms with adjustable pan, Dyno Torque lower dropped links, Ultra Racing AE86 front anti-roll bar, NASCAR high mount rear adjustable anti-roll bar, NASCAR AP Racing 6-pot front and 4-pot rear discs and calipers, custom front bells, Driftworks Masterbrite brake pads, Wilwood pedal box, Driftworks hydraulic handbrake with Knuckleduster handle, Driftworks brake lines

CCW Classic – 17×9-inch -15 (front), 18×10.5-inch -15 (rear), Achilles 123S tyres – 255/35R17 (front), 265/35R18 (rear)

Magic Aero Driftworks custom wide arch front and rear Kevlar overfenders, Magic Aero custom fibreglass bonnet, custom front bumper and stock rear, fibreglass doors, fibreglass boot lid with integrated TRD N2-style spoiler, Plastics4Performance polycarbonate windows and NACA ducts

Cobra Sebring Pro Driftworks Edition seats with custom embroidery, Nardi Driftworks special edition steering wheel, custom steering wheel spacer, TRS Pro 5-point harness, SPA electronic plumbed fire extinguisher, handheld fire extinguisher, filtered air to feed drivers helmet, complete custom car body loom by Dyno Torque, Race Technologies Dash2 dashboard display, Cartek wireless steering wheel controls, Dyno Torque fabricated rear firewall made from alloy and perspex


The car has a lot of coverage on youtube from drift events and videos taken from the original build thread. If you are interested in seeing more video pop over to the drift works you tube channel .