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10 Jul 2014

The Daikoku Dream, Offset Kings Style

Ever since I started searching through the interwebs about the Japanese car culture, visiting the Daikoku Futo parking lot was definitely on my bucket list of things to do. I have heard stories on how the underground scene in the streets of Japan goes by and I know someday I

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30 Jun 2014

Aloha Slammed Sundays

Following the popularity at Illest Orange County, last night was the inaugural Slammed Sundays event at Illest Hawaii!  MAHALO to everyone who came out to support!  Look forward to these monthly events on every second Sunday of the month but don’t forget to follow @illest on Instagram for updated information

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25 Jun 2014

The Black Magnet

What inspires you to build your own? What challenges you to create your own style? For some it is the growing trend of “flush” vehicles that makes them go-with-the-flow on what the internet dictates. Bruce Tayao did it for himself. The Civic FD is one of the commonly used platforms in

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10 Jun 2014

The cars of Car Porn Racing Manila

Car Porn Racing Manila,  driven by the words  “bringing Manila to the map”  is one of the major reasons why the local car scene has grown to its peak.  The car-customizer in Taguig City specializes on V8-swaps and air suspension installation. They are also responsible for bringing in major players

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31 May 2014

RWB Ménage à Trois

Last week, Akira Nakai of Rauh Welt Begriff was in town to build Manila’s 5th RWB. I dropped its home base ‘Car Porn Racing‘, to shoot some photos for the site. Enjoy. Its almost been a year that Manila streets had a taste of Nakai-San’s touch, RWB Victoria. Its Nakai-San’s

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23 May 2014

Offset Kings 2014 – Hawaii

Next stop on the Offset Kings showcase is paradise – Honolulu, Hawaii, once again taking over the Ke’ehi Lagoon Memorial Park last weekend.  First off, huge MAHALO to everyone for coming out – you are the reason why this event is so awesome!  So we’ll start off this post with

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25 Mar 2014

We are 7107

February 22 to 23 weren’t just two ordinary days for many, if not all, music enthusiasts. Two days of endless partying, drinking, and having fun. Two days of 7107 International Music Festival. Because that event was highly anticipated, Illest had to be there. And so, Mark and the Trilogy group

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19 Mar 2014

Fatlace FR-S | Rain Edition

Had a little photoshoot with the Fatlace FRS. Enjoy. Photography by Jordan Adkins – www.220photo.com

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18 Mar 2014

Offset Kings Japan!!!

Are you ready Japan? Offset Kings JAPAN is coming July 6th, 2014 in association with Formula Drift! For the first time in Japan Formula Drift will have a drifting competition and we’re fortunate to be a long term partner with FD as we will be featuring some of the best

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05 Mar 2014

Hellaflush Approved: James Taasin’s Infiniti Q45

“Started from the bottom [of this post, literally], now we’re here…” these words truly sum up James Taasin’s 1998 Infiniti Q45.  Fast forward through two years of blood, sweat, and tears, James has finally finished one of the boldest custom VIP builds the islands of Hawaii have seen!  Custom everything

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