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

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

22 Jan 2015

James Church’s Hyundai Genesis Prada Edition.

Enjoy James Church’s Hyundai Genesis Prada Edition photos and video by Khan Delin. This particular build took 1.5 years to complete. The goal and Mission was to offer Korean car products to the US Market with a project that no one wanted to do in the states. Song: “Fall in

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

14 Jan 2015

Tokyo Auto Salon 2015

Tokyo Auto Salon is one of those yearly trips I’ve tried to do for the last 10+ years. I skipped last year cause it conflicted with an event we were producing and seeing that everyone updates instagram, you could just check the #tokyoautosalon hashtag and see the show with a

06 Jan 2015

Fatlace x Weld to debut at Tokyo Auto Salon 2014

That’s right, we’re about to release a small capsule line with the infamous tuner from Japan, Weld Techniques Factory. Please come see us North Hall 917 at Makuhari Messe. TOKYO AUTO SALON 2015 with NAPAC 2015 . 1 . 9 FRI .10 SAT .11 ​​SUN

31 Dec 2014

Offset Kings Okayama pt.2

So with Okayama being the last event for us in 2014, I find it fitting that this will most likely be my last post of the year as well. Offset Kings was incredible this year. The caliber of street cars that came out and some all show cars kept coming and

27 Dec 2014

2015 Projects

For the past 15 years and since the birth of, I’ve worked on personal and not so personal project cars. 2015 wont be any different. We’ll be teaming up with some of the best companies that specialize in making top shelf products. Voomeran, Work Wheels, KW and Falken are

23 Dec 2014

Offset Kings Okayama pt.1

Our last show of the year happened in Okayama, Japan just last week. I have to say, I was really reluctant to host a car show in Japan in December. The weather was the major factor because if you don’t know, December in Japan is very cold. And after arriving

13 Dec 2014

Offset Kings Okayama preview

As many of you know we’re in Japan getting ready for our Offset Kings event tomorrow at Okayama International Circuit. Not many know this but this track was used for 2 years in Formula 1 in the early 90s. Both races were won by Schumacher but due to location they

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

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