2012 Illest Photo Contest!

Take a photo with anything “illest” tonight. Tag it with #illest2012 on twitter, instagram, or post on our FB page. We’ll select a winner and send out a prize pack. Deadline 1/2/12. You have all day to shoot tomorrow. Have a safe and Happy New Year! AND THE WINNERS ARE! Doug S, with the help…

pickin up and intro

I kind of wanted to re-intro myself to everyone real quick. My name is Josh Hooks (known as grippymonkey or jhooks on the net). I grew up in the SF Bay and have been living in LA going on 6 years now. I’ve modded over a dozen or more cars in the 11 years I’ve…

The Year End Review: 2011 Edition

It’s that time again! Time to take off the pimp hat, put the stable to rest and see what the pockets are left with after a nice ho-down in the neighborhood. San Francisco has been cold as of late so let’s see if we can regain some blood in our boners and get a nice…

Welcome Home!

Okay boys and guys, its pic time.. So this past weekend I went to go pick up my car from UpRev, from all the FAB work being done.. Cage, front tube chassis, Radiator ducting and much more… I love the work that Russell did and highly recommend him to anyone that needs any FAB work…

Flashing Lights

This was a beautiful year.  Like excellent wine, I know I will look back at this year with a special fondness.  Memories of the little things, the big things, the interesting things, the sleepless nights, the people, the love, the endless blessings…and on and on and on.  2011…you were gorgeous.  2012…let’s do this.  Next level…

Tokyo Auto Salon x Fatlace

Join us January 13-15 in japan as we display 5 awesome cars with 5 different styles of tuning (race, drift, vip, k-car, wagon) at the fatlace booth & gallery at the 2012 tokyo auto salon. Also check out the exclusive japan-only fatlace line. Jeri Lee will be with us at TAS so come out and…