FEATURED ARTICLES

Free Pair of Sunnies!!

Need some spare sunglasses this summer? Spend $50 and get a free pair of sunnies! Shop now at illest.com! | Some exclusions may apply. To qualify, customer must spend $50.00 …

STAYFRESH CREW

Roaming Tokyo, Victory 50 & Bombing

My plan this week in Tokyo was to find parts...

Free Pair of Sunnies!!

Need some spare sunglasses this summer? Spend $50 and get...

Aloha Japan Part 1 – Offset Kings Japan 2014

Earlier this month, we stretched the meaning of island hopping...

ON FATLACE TV

FatlaceTV: Offset Kings Daikoku

Together with Speedhunters we thru a not so private meet...

Josh Barnett // Strong As Titanium

Check out the homie Josh Barnett in this new video...

Offset Kings Chicago Video

Filmed & Edited By: Jayson Phommavongsa here’s coverage of the...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mooneyes USA

0

Classic Tuning: Mooneyes USA
Words / Photos by Mark Arcenal

[nggallery id=6 template=galleryview images=0]

Took a trip to one of the companies that help start it all for me. Mooneyes. Located in the same place since it all started back in the 50s, MOONEYES is located in Santa Fe Springs, California. If you’re around the area, come on in and say hello and be sure to ask for a shop tour.

front cars

From the iconic eyes logo parked in the front lawn to company hot rods parked around the premises, you immediately feel the nostalgia that made the brand famous.

eyes

accessories

Upon entering the store, you notice right away all the accessories that they offer along with parts they make in house.

accessories

tanks

We talked to the girl working the store and talked to Leonard who does the shipping. He met the crew a few months before us checking out the store so he kindly offered to take us on a tour of the facility. The first thing I notice is how much machinery they still have and how much stuff is done in-house. It was really refreshing to see the company still making parts instead of doing things overseas. Made in America.

tools

tools

tools3

And they had race cars.. A Bonneville Salt Flat race car.
bonneville

and a replica of their OG race car.
reps

Overall, the shop is all I expected and more. I really love that Mooneyes is still going strong after so many years. I remember the owner of Mooneyes checking out my Skyline and said to me he liked it during JCCS last year. At the time I didnt know he was the owner until someone verified it but I’m glad he likes what we’re doing. Look out for Mooneyes products at the opening of our retail store at the paddock during our sale weekend, Open house and BBQ. Let us know if you’re going on Facebook.

Thanks to the Mooneyes staff for the tour. It’s awesome.

Comments are closed.

Tags

Related Content

  • Roaming Tokyo, Victory 50 & Bombing

    My plan this week in Tokyo was to find parts for my Hakosuka, get a helmet for the idlers 12 hour race, and goto the bookstore. Even in Japan, it’s …

  • Free Pair of Sunnies!!

    Need some spare sunglasses this summer? Spend $50 and get a free pair of sunnies! Shop now at illest.com! | Some exclusions may apply. To qualify, customer must spend $50.00 …

  • Aloha Japan Part 1 – Offset Kings Japan 2014

    Earlier this month, we stretched the meaning of island hopping a little bit and hopped from Hawaii over to Japan!  My Instagram (@yaeantho) has been a sneak peak of our …