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26 Sep 2015

Formulating Your Own Formula

Meet Robert Limtiaco, a former student of Automotive Technology at the College of Southern Nevada. Now based in Fussa, Tokyo, I met Rob during my recent trip to Japan. He always wanted to build a car for himself, originally from the Honda scene he felt that his plans won’t jive

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21 Sep 2015

Guest Blog: 3rd Annual Shukai event

Guest blog: Eric Francisco San Juan is based in San Jose, California and is a good friend of the Fatlace crew. Last September 13, he attended the 3rd Annual Shūkai event brought to you by Wheels N Meals and Headliners San Jose. The event shows supports to one of the last

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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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