kev
29 Dec 2016

2016: WHAT A YEAR

4 annual year ender posts after, 2016 marked my 3rd year with Fatlace – a group which I consider more than just being “car friends”. As the curtains close for this year, memories that solidified the “local car scene” into the map resonates in the back of my head. Comparing

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22 Dec 2016

OSAKA BY FIRE

Since 2013, before my annual year-ender, I make it a practice to publish a Hellaflush feature that moved me during that year. Last year, our adventures in Daikoku PA/Tatsumi PA took the cake for being a memorable night for numerous reasons. For 2016, as I planned my trip to Osaka, Japan, I was

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mcm
11 Dec 2016

YEAR SEVEN

December 11, 2016 marked Stance Pilipinas / Manila Fitted‘s (SPMF) 7th Year Anniversary meet. The group, which was originally meant to gather vehicles/owners who are inclined towards the “aggressive fitment movement” has embraced different types of car customization. Here are several photos from yesterday’s meet. QUICK BACKGROUND: Before the group page was

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zmain
04 Dec 2016

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,

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mvmvmvm
20 Oct 2016

JAPANESE SOUL

Everyone may agree that in today’s modern times, building a car can be easy with the right parts with the use of digital platforms. But here’s my question, how does your car establish its own persona? At the end of the day, the best feeling is creating your own masterpiece

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r24
06 Oct 2016

A Sunday Morning with AutoPlus Sportzentrium

Known for its notorious traffic jams and clogged streets, some say that Manila’s streets can be your worst nightmare.  Mostly say that the capital city of the Philippines is not the place to own a high-performance vehicle. However, things are different every Sunday morning for car enthusiasts, as the world-known city still

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sattt
25 Sep 2016

THE DIFFERENT STYLES OF MODIFYING A CAR SEEN AT OFFSET KINGS OKAYAMA

There must be countless ways in modifying a car in Japan. Hailed by some as the place with “unlimited” access to all types of parts, Japan has been the mecca of car modification for the last 30 or more years. For my final post about the recently concluded show, Offset

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mainimage
15 Sep 2016

THE FORMULA D OKAYAMA PADDOCK

The Formula Drift World Championship was simultaneously held with Offset Kings Japan last August 20 – 21 at the Okayama International Circuit. Organized by Japan Motor Games, the 2-day event gathered 36 drifters for FDJP’s 3rd race for 2016. Here are some of the cars at the race paddock. We

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cs3
11 Sep 2016

OFFSET KINGS OKAYAMA VIP AND VAN STYLING

Some of the types of vehicles I look forward to during Offset Kings season were vans and VIP-styled vehicles. Best known for originating in Japan,  Bippu and “vanning“, are two very popular styling techniques that requires lots of research and unique taste. On to the photos. “Dajiban“, or Dodge vans are techniques of modifying

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erere
02 Sep 2016

FROM HIROSHIMA WITH LOVE

More than a year ago I met Kohei Fujii. Me and Kohei, being fans of the last Skyline from the 90’s had similar things in common, with this, we closely contacted each other regarding our ER34 builds. When Fujii-San gave me a glimpse of his future plans for his car,

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