01 Sep 2015

2015 SPOCOM Hawaii Coverage

Spocom comes back ending their 2015 tour in Hawaii. Even with the hurricanes lingering around  the Islands Spocom along with sponsors Napa Import Auto Parts, Auto Fashion, Illest Hawaii took over Neal Blaisdell Exhibition Hall and Arena.  Enjoy the photos.        

10 Aug 2015

Toyota style, Offset Kings Japan 2015

For part 4 of my Offset Kings Japan coverage, I will be focusing on the Toyota’s from the show. Since the VIP styled cars are classified in a separate post, expect the notable classics and drift cars here. Enjoy the photos. Takuya Takahashi has been in the 80’s Corolla scene eversince. He

11 Jul 2015

Standing out while keep it stealth

So recently I sold my FR-S and got a 2014 4Runner Trail Edition and I’ve been researching lift kits and wheels for the truck. My friend Alex has a crazy tacoma so he’s been helping me out with parts. He runs Stealth Custom Series wheels and he suggested that I

19 Mar 2015

Aloha PNW Part 3 – Cars & Coffee

Last month, we said farewell to our island paradise to embark on our next adventure in a new world called the Pacific Northwest. Check out our adventures here in Part 1 and Part 2! After our road trip earlier this month, we brought the DBL OG out to the original

31 Dec 2014

2014 Unpublished

Of the 300 GBs of photos I took in 2014, only 3 GBs of those ever made it to Fatlace; the others may have gotten some love on Instagram or even lost while waiting for publication, releases, etc….so here’s to the ones that never made it! Earlier this month, we

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28 Nov 2014

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

23 Nov 2014

Slammed Aloha Sundays

MAHALO to everyone who came out to support our Slammed Aloha Sunday events and especially those who donated to the Toy Drive too!  Don’t forget to follow @illest on Instagram for updated information on upcoming ones!    

19 Sep 2014

2014 Tri-State Fitment Meet

Growing up my family lived on the edge of Lakewood Country Club / Pine Park, my friends and I pretty much carved our own trails in the woods on the parks property. The park is situated on the border of Jackson and Lakewood NJ, and made for prime real estate

13 Aug 2014

The Runzip Duo

During my recent trip to Japan I made it sure to meet and learn new tricks from the customizers and tuners. One of them is a Runzip Design which is in Fukushima. They specialize on bolt-on aero kits and coilover set-up. A day before OKJP, its designer Atsushi Honda together with his

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05 Aug 2014

Aloha Japan Part 3 – Automotive Heaven

Earlier this month, we stretched the meaning of island hopping a little bit and hopped from Hawaii over to Japan!  My Instagram (@yaeantho) has been a sneak peak of our travel diaries, but below is Part 3 – Automotive Heaven…don’t forget to check out my other 2 posts Aloha Japan