BUILT FROM SCRATCH: DAT Z FROM JAPAN

The way how Japanese dedicate a lifetime to their craft is extraordinary. An incomparable process, achieving a certain level of “experty” begins with each goal being instilled from the start as they perfect their craft. Each day, each challenge, numerous techniques are developed in their quest for perfection. For example, before reaching “itamae status” or…

Busyness & Blessedness

Busyness…this may or may not be a real word, but it’s an appropriate description of my life since my last post (my Instagram is fairly up to date https://instagram.com/yaeantho/ although not too much better).  In addition to busyness, we’ve been truly blessed in life! So besides work, here are the reasons for our busyness and…

PNW Classics and GTR Garage

Last weekend, I met up with a few friends from the newly formed PNW Classics group which is growing chapters in Portland up to Seattle. Stay tuned for our first interstate event! We all cruised down the road to check out the grand opening of the GTR Garage. Check them out for all your JDM…

Aloha PNW Part 2 – Car Culture

A little over three weeks ago, we said farewell to our island paradise to embark on our next adventure in a new world called the Pacific Northwest. While it was our first time ever in this part of the mainland, we’ve been so productive establishing our roots that we were able to do a little…

Hawaii Old School Meet & Greet

About a year ago, a few fellow classic car enthusiasts gathered before and at the United Royals Meet (http://fatlace.com/lacedup/2014/01/rewind/).  But since then, there hasn’t been much action until last weekend’s Old School Meet & Greet hosted by our friend Tommy (http://instagram.com/tommy_dolo).  It was so awesome to see so many classics come out of hiding! 🙂…