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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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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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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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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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28 Aug 2016

OFFSET KINGS OKAYAMA AT SUNRISE

Sunrise at the Land of the Rising Sun. One of the most awaited stops on the Offset Kings 2016 calendar just wrapped up, Okayama, Japan. Visiting the Okayama Prefecture is a must not only as a car enthusiast, but also for someone who looks up to traditional Japanese culture. A 3-hour drive away

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03 Aug 2016

Number 33

Last July 31, Stance Pilipinas / Manila Fitted held its third meet for 2016.  Established in 2009, the group has 33 gatherings to date since the first meet was held late in 2011.  These meets are very simple: a parking lot, a bunch of cars with the same passion for slammed rides.

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29 Jul 2016

Honoring the Legend

Last July 25, we gathered at Circuit Place Makati to commemorate a friend, an inspiration to the community, a legend – Iori Richard Suzuki. Best known to unite people, he was honored in an inmate meet by guests from different branches of the Philippine car culture.  Based in Osaka, his family flew in

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29 Jul 2016

Offset Kings: Halfway Point

We have FIVE stops left, Washington being next weekend and Okayama, Japan later in August. Spots are filling up quick, register your ride before it’s too late! 08/06 Washington: Register Now 08/21 Okayama: Register Now 09/10 Texas: Register Now 10/08 Irwindale: TBA 10/16 Shiga: TBA

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28 Jul 2016

Next Stop: Japan

I have some insanely exciting news everyone, I will be accomplishing one of my life goals next month. For the first time in history, I Michael Klonoff, will be setting foot on foreign soil in none other than Japan! I have always been entranced by the car culture, food culture,

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27 May 2016

My Other Car is Also a Drift Car: Sam Molakides’ 2003 IS300

What happens when your S14 is en-route to Oregon for Final Bout? You drive your other drift car around! Sam (@Asap_Salad) stopped by The Paddock the other day to pick up his custom stickers and surprised us with his IS300. For some reason this car had me feeling like some

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