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24 Nov 2014

Dear Summer Pt.1

Winter is here. Maybe not officially, but last week’s weather sure said otherwise. The brief dusting of Canadian snow sent us hunting for our parkas and rushing to mount the snow tires. Yes – quite depressing, but as car enthusiasts its a routine we endure for the love of the

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24 Nov 2014

The Manila Auto Salon 2014

It’s that time of the year again when the Philippines best car customizers gather at the SMX convention center for the Manila Auto Salon. This year’s show packed a variety of interesting builds. I won’t go to detail on some of the cars as I plan to schedule individual shoots. On

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23 Nov 2014

Slammed Aloha Sundays

MAHALO to everyone who came out to support our Slammed Aloha Sunday events and especially those who donated to the Toy Drive too!  Don’t forget to follow @illest on Instagram for updated information on upcoming ones!    

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F1 Mercedes AMG F1
22 Nov 2014

F1: Down to the wire

Better season than usual? racing wise, I think so, even if it has been a little one sided, but thats the way F1 works, technological advancement advantages are usually gained and dominated by one or two teams per season, and this year, it’s Mercedes’ turn. The last race of the

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20 Nov 2014

Oktoberfest in Hawaii

Last month after I got my 1973 BMW 2002 back from an engine rebuild and paint refresh, I took it right out to the 3rd Annual Oktoberfest 2014 hosted by Mercedes-Benz Club of America Hawaii Chapter – mahalo for another great show!  

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20 Nov 2014

Conversations with Kei Miura

Game-changing designer, art maestro, extraordinaire. These are the words that best describe TRA Kyoto’s Kei Miura. Last July, I had the privilege to meet and talk about design with him. So what’s really in for the Miura-San? As a graduate of Industrial Design, I must say that he is one

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offsetkings_2015
19 Nov 2014

2015 Offset Kings Schedule

Well, we sorta locked in our dates for our 2015 season so please if you’re in one of the neighborhoods that have a published date, save it and check out one of the best shows in the nation that features the low lifestyle. Our Offset Kings events in 2014 were

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H2Oi-by-Halcyon
17 Nov 2014

The H2Oi Experience

As most of us are starting to freeze on the East coast, Anthony a.k.a. the master Halcyon throws it back to the warm days at H2Oi in Ocean City, MD this past September. This brief clip summarizes very well what the weekend has become for most of us – a

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