Sakura Shakotan

Cherry blossoms hold a special place in Japanese peoples hearts.  The ‘cotton candy’ flowers are only around for a week or so, and when Rupesh called me up with an old school ‘shakotan’ ride I knew right away that the ‘sakura’ background was the only way to go. The Japanese symbol of spring arriving is…

Wekfest LA 2012 Highlight

For the second year in a row, Weksos Industries held Wekfest Los Angeles at the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach, California. This event presented a variation of builds of the finest caliber. Here is a quick highlight of Wekfest LA 2012. Filmed & Edited By: Shavi W. Looking to submit your ride to…

Japanese Classic Car Show Long Beach

This was the first weekend spent at home in Long Beach in over a month. So when I heard via Twitter that the Japanese Classic Car Show was going on in Long Beach I had to check it out since I was actually in town. We arrived with about 30-40 minutes left in the show…

86 come and gone.

8-6 Day came and went today and youve probably noticed some awesome cars on Speedhunters and Motormavens and since we didnt want to leave you hanging, here’s my coverage of AE86 day that happened at One Toyota of Oakland. Lots of people came to support their love for the Toyota AE86. We need more of…

Finland IS

I don’t know much about Finland, but this IS/Altezza definitely opened my eyes to it. VIP inspiration seems to be the way to go for people that want a daily driver with class while still living the low life like anyone else. Whether in Finland or the States we all have this same love for…

Sergey’s MR2

The MR2 is one of those ’90s Japanese cars that is often overlooked.  When I see them in the wild, is most often un or lightly modified, beaten up, and honestly not all that memorable if you didn’t have appreciation for mid-engined sports cars.  But if you were to ever see Sergey’s MR2 weaving around…

Morning Ride

As the sun rises the Lowballers cruises as everyone is just waking up. Usually we grab a cup of coffee or a nice breakfast at Hash house a go go, but this time we decided to cruise the strip. If you ever been to Vegas in the day time it feels like a different vibe.…