14 Oct 2014

No to Garage Queens

I had the privilege on shooting the ‘CarGuy‘ F40 during the Japan Motor Games at the Fuji International Speedway. The Tokyo based group is responsible for bringing in exotics to the paddock while living to the motto “no to garage queens”. On to the photos. The founder of the group stretched his

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24 Sep 2014

The Hectopascal Silvia

Some build cars to stand out from the rest, mostly go with the trends and there are a few who build with their own taste. With all the beautiful Silvia‘s I encountered during my recent trip to Japan, Ty Okamoto‘s S14 stood out because of its simple approach. With the

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11 Sep 2014

RWB Kamiwaza, Maria and Yves Piaget

Being an avid follower of the RWB culture I made it sure to take photos and listen to insights of the men behind these cars during Offset Kings Japan. Rauh-Welt Begriff displayed three builds, Kamiwaza, Maria and Yves Piaget.  Check out the photos. First up is one of my personal favorites, Kamiwaza

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03 Sep 2014

The World Time Attack Challenge Japan

The first leg of Formula D Japan was held during the Japan Motor Games last July 6 to 7 together with the World Time Attack Challenge. The event had familiar drivers/tuners from the Japanese community as well as visitors and competitors from all around the world.  Enjoy the photos. Day 2 was set for

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26 Aug 2014

The Cars of Formula D Japan

The first leg of Formula D Japan was held during the Japan Motor Games last July 6 to 7 together with the World Time Attack Challenge. The event had familiar drivers/tuners from the Japanese community as well as visitors and competitors from all around the world. I will split my coverage into several

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13 Aug 2014

The Runzip Duo

During my recent trip to Japan I made it sure to meet and learn new tricks from the customizers and tuners. One of them is a Runzip Design which is in Fukushima. They specialize on bolt-on aero kits and coilover set-up. A day before OKJP, its designer Atsushi Honda together with his

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11 Aug 2014

Offset Kings Japan, Unified brands

For my final post about Offset Kings Japan I decided to compile the builds which was not featured for the first 5 parts.  Most entries from the different brands had the Japanese influence into it. Enjoy part 6 of my coverage. I saw 2 FC‘s during the show, this one

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05 Aug 2014

Offset Kings Japan, The Toyota’s

Being the number one car manufacturer in Japan, Toyota has definitely a huge following in the aftermarket scene. Here are some the Toyota‘s during Offset Kings Japan. The infamous Levin which won  ‘Best Toyota‘ proved that the classics had it. This USDM inspired AE86 was also a crowd favorite.  Most of

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