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19 May 2015

The Skychase

I met Jam Jimenez during the last Sushi Factory Run and asked him if I could feature one of my favorite videos in my playlist. A 6 minute clip named “Skychase” which he shot that serves as an inner look on one man’s dedication for classic cars. Jeiven Perez runs Sushi Factory and is all

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04 May 2015

When the clock hits twelve

So what really happens on a Saturday night when nostalgic cars meet? Last April 16, I attended the Sushi Factory Meet and Run. Held for the 16th time, this meet was different. It was an invite-only late night Skyway run. Unfortunately my camera had its own way of thinking. The lens was just

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13 Apr 2015

The Manila International Auto Show 2015

The 2015 Manila International Auto Show was held from April 9 – 12 at the World Trade Center Manila. The show focused on upcoming cars for the local market. It also had few classics and a bunch of modified vehicles.  Here are some that stood out. A Veilside Fortune RX-7 on Work

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31 Mar 2015

The Architect of Illustration

With the ease of engagement to various artists on Instagram I met Azizi Zulkifli from Malaysia,  a student of Master in Architecture in Melbourne. Azizi dedicates 6 – 8 hours per car illustration. I asked him if he is open for a feature on this site. Check out these wonderful ‘art pieces’. Had

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17 Mar 2015

The Bavarian Twist

Every time I visit Car Porn Racing, I make it sure to take photos of their builds. This time I focused on their most controversial project to date, their BMW E46. The shop caters to the wildest parts in Manila as they are the official distributor of several well-known brands. Before

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02 Mar 2015

Taste, Exquisite Taste

When it comes to car modification in the Philippines there are a few names that stand out from the rest. Keith Bryan Haw has been in the scene for more than 10 years. With the different styles that car shows attract he has been constant on how he executes his builds,

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09 Feb 2015

Showing respect, Rough World Style

As a an avid follower of Akira Nakai’s craft, I make it sure to visit RWB Manila‘s turf known as Car Porn Racing whenever he is in town to watch him work on his latest creations. Last week, Nakai-San worked on ‘Nene‘ and ‘Balbonic‘. But what is it behind those names? Enjoy

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29 Jan 2015

The Comfortable Runabout Vehicle?

The first generation Honda CR-V was a major hit in the Philippines. It was the best seller in its class during its 1998 launch. While the platform is seldomly modified except for its B20 engine, Filipino’s see it as a family hauler. My friend Pipo had a different perspective as

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26 Jan 2015

Status Talks with Jeff Staple

January 25, 2015 Manila, Philippines Jeff Ng better known as Jeff Staple held a talk at A Space Manila. The two-hour talk was hosted by Status Magazine and was an instant hit for followers of his craft.  Jeff shared his thoughts on his humble beginnings, his thoughts on streetwear and on what

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15 Jan 2015

Black Box

Starting off my first entry for 2015 with a platform that is very popular in Manila, the NCP30/31. Known in various parts of Asia as the Toyota BB, the sub-compact hatchback has been a go-to-car for modifying for the past few years. There is a good number of these builds in

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