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18 Sep 2015

Offset Kings Japan, Part V

With more than 1000 photos and countless use of Google Translate for specifications, it took me 2 months to wrap up my recap for Offset Kings Fuji 2015. Working on an event recap definitely made everything worthwhile because of the people I get to interact with and the knowledge I gathered throughout the

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08 Sep 2015

Coffee over Beer

Last September 6, I decided to attend and check out some of the cars at the Manila Sports Car Club (MSCC) monthly meet. It is a gathering that I always wanted to attend to relax and see classic sports cars. But as a nocturnal, I spend time during Saturday evenings on

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04 Sep 2015

Offset Kings Japan, Nissan Style

If I could choose one Japanese car brand to drive forever, it would be a Nissan. For the past 10 years, Silvias and Skylines are the cars I pay closer and immediate attention during meets and shows. It has been a part of my automotive DNA and that’s what makes

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26 Aug 2015

The Star Road Hakosuka

How can a GC10 Skyline exceed its nameplate? With the different approaches on styling a ‘Hakosuka’ it is hard to decide which one looks best. It is a type of car that does not need the wildest modifications to stand out because of its cemented presence in the tuning scene.  Enjoy these

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13 Aug 2015

The Stars of Star Road

With the growing ease of comfort and the way of living a fast paced life, it is now a rare opportunity to meet people who put their passions first before anything else. Nowadays, building a car has all the shortcuts or the similar formula.  For this entry, I will be focusing on a

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10 Aug 2015

Toyota style, Offset Kings Japan 2015

For part 4 of my Offset Kings Japan coverage, I will be focusing on the Toyota’s from the show. Since the VIP styled cars are classified in a separate post, expect the notable classics and drift cars here. Enjoy the photos. Takuya Takahashi has been in the 80’s Corolla scene eversince. He

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02 Aug 2015

The cars of Formula D Fuji 2015

Round 1 of Formula Drift Japan was held during the Japan Motor Games last July 11-12 at the Fuji International Speedway. Here’s a look on the drivers paddock, demo cars and a special Rotary 0nly meet. Enjoy the photos.   The UP Garage drift car is driven by Kazuya Taguchi. It has

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27 Jul 2015

Fulfilling a Promise

How do I start? Friday night: I attended a late night meet with several friends from the car industry organized by a late great friend of mine, Iori Suzuki. While en route to the gathering he called me and asked if I was going to feature it for this site

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23 Jul 2015

VIP Style, Offset Kings Japan 2015

The presence of a well built ‘Bippu’ styled vehicle automatically marks a statement that other styling routes will have a hard time to match. VIP style originated in the early 90’s in Japan but due to the ‘power wars’ of that era, these cars only had the spotlight during the late noughties.  Thanks

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21 Jul 2015

Can a non-GTR R34 steal my heart at a show?

One of my main goals during my recent trip to Japan is to shoot as much cars for this site and upon looking at my photos there are some builds that needs to be highlighted right away. One of my favorite cars during Offset Kings Japan 2015 was not a widen-out

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