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. Attended by different local fitment…

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 to Manila to celebrate “year…

High-risks, high-rewards? Raising the bar, once again

When you think you have built the ‘perfect car’ for yourself, what’s next? You outshine it. I like the idea of escalating things and ideas; it shows that you are ready to face bigger challenges. High-risks, high-rewards; this is my way of thinking. Enter the world of Keith Bryan Haw, known for his aggressive yet refined builds.…

The World’s Baddest ER34

Being the ‘tamer’ version of the BNR34, the ER34 has bigger shoes to fill as it serves as an underdog to the mighty GT-R.  For car customizers who want something more challenging, consider this point that RB26 equipped model ‘must’ follow a certain formula. Why? As ‘properly’ modifying the GT-R ‘should’ be inclined to its…

Looking back at 2015

Let me start my annual year-ender with a quick background on what I do on a daily basis. I am a Social Media Specialist for a television network in the Philippines. What we do is we basically drive traffic on our website through different platforms by creating different contents on our website. I write here…

Fulfilling a Promise

How do I start? Friday night: I attended a late night meet with several friends from the car industry organized by a late great friend of mine, Iori Suzuki. While en route to the gathering he called me and asked if I was going to feature it for this site I said “Yes, I forgot…

A taste of Offset Kings Manila part 2

Last June 10, we transformed a normal parking lot at Grams BGC into a venue for one of the most anticipated meets in the local industry, Offset Kings x Stance Pilipinas. The late night gathering was a preview of the things to await for Offset Kings Manila which is scheduled to happen early next year. Enjoy part 2 of…

A taste of Offset Kings Manila part 1

One of the most awaited meets in Manila just happened last night, Offset Kings. When Mark gave me the go-signal to create a flyer and promote the event I made it sure to invite the very best in the scene. Here’s part 1 on what happened during Offset Kings, Manila Fitted style. The parking lot in-front of the…