Formula Drift JZX100

Post By: Rich Whiteman

Date: 02/20/2024

The Story

Starting as a factory manual Tourer V, the car was completely gutted and rotisseried to become a full Formula Drift pro car. The car won multiple pro-am events and competed in FD ProSpec for two years with back to back Top 10 finishes for the year.

Current Setup

  • Wheels: Rays Wheels 57DR
  • Suspension: Fortune Auto custom 2-way coilovers. Wisefab front angle kit and FDF rear arms.
  • Performance: BC 3.4 stroker 2jz with a hand ported 1jz head. Link G4, custom milspec wiring, Plazmaman intake manifold, Xona 7864 turbo, Future Fab manifold, Freedom Motorsportz engine plate, Action clutch, G-Force GSR Dogbox, Bulldog XR420 Quick Change, Wisefab Axles. Dynoed to 860whp but easily capable of 1,000+
  • Exterior: Kazama front bumper, Origin 75mm overs, Origin Type 2 hood, Origin Racing Line skirts and rear bumper
  • Interior: Thrash Racing custom seats and harnesses, Link dash & can keyboard, and lots of bars.


Rich Whiteman

Rich is a seasoned driver with more than 10 years of driving experience, and 20 years of experience building cars. From street cars, race bikes, and off-road machines, to professional-level competition cars! Throughout the last decade, Rich has competed in the highest levels of drifting, which includes Formula Drift, LZ World Tour, GridLife, Hyperfest, Final Bout, and countless other series across the US and Japan.