If crazy is not enough: Bosozoku Style Tuning from Japan

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Bosozoku tuning Bōsōzoku Term If crazy is not enough: Bosozoku Style Tuning from Japan

If you think that your car looks very blatant by a conversion, then you have not yet heard of Bosozoku Style Tuning (Bōsōzoku) from Japan, because this tuning can not be topped in terms of brutality.

What is Bosozoku Style Tuning from Japan

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Bosozoku is Japanese and literally means "brutally running tribe". That says everything about the Bosozoku Style Tuning from Japan; the goal of those is to tune vehicles and to be “brutal” in traffic. Bosozoku were originally called motorcycle clubs in Japan.

The birth of the Bosozoku Style Tuning from Japan

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In the 80s, the emergence of Bosozoku gangs increased. Their hallmarks were the attack uniforms (Tokku-fuku), which were based on the Kamikaze pilots and were equipped with Kanji characters. As the gangs disbanded over time, a subculture persisted, namely Bosozoku Style Tuning with a shift towards tuning cars. The touring racing cars of the Group 5 racing series from Japan are the models for the Bosozoku style tuning.

The Bosozoku Style Tunings from Japan today

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Inspired by the touring racing cars, the spoilers, front and rear bumpers have been adopted and "somewhat" lengthened. The description "something" is good, because you could stand comfortably on the extended spoilers or even take some sunbathing. But the Bosozoku Style Tuning from Japan is not about function at all, it's just about the look. Have you noticed the excessively long exhaust pipes? What are they good for? The long pipes make a lot of noise, but nothing more. It goes without saying that all sound-absorbing elements have been removed from the pipes so that the engine sound can be heard unadulterated.

driving style

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It's not just the look of the cars that is brutal; the Bosozoku often perform dangerous maneuvers when they go out together. Examples of this are wild lane changes or ignoring red lights. Furthermore, the shinai boso is one of the dangerous driving maneuvers. It is the deliberate exceeding of the permitted maximum speed. But this is not about who is the fastest, but rather about the nerve kick. The leading vehicle of a column is manned by the sentosha; this is the responsible leader of the action.

The rule is that nobody is allowed to overtake him. Other vehicles are used to secure the vehicles from the side and / or from behind. Bosozoku also race, but some groups only prefer brutal driving. During the rides, speeds of five to ten miles per hour are driven, Japanese flags are waved and obscene words and sayings are loudly shouted. But it has also happened that the groups became more brutal and, for example, threw Molotov cocktails or carried spears and swords with them.

Bosozoku Style Tuning from Japan

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