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Jun 2, 2014

Photography By: James Baxter, Mark Anthony

Words By: James Baxter

WEKFEST LA 2014 (Long Beach, CA): Official Coverage

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Most enthusiasts in our community will agree that  believe that WekFest Long Beach is the first real big show of the season; a place for many to unveil their projects, their changes… everything. People spend months and months preparing for this show, and drive from other states just to attend. #WekfestPrep takes over social media in the weeks prior as many scramble to finish their builds. Ultimately, however, Wekfest is all about enjoying the day, hanging out with friends, gazing on the completed builds, and enjoying the amazing weather right in beautiful Long Beach, California.

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May 27, 2014

Photography By: Matthew Makarucha

Words By: Matthew Makarucha, Shawn Baker, Josh Davis

Carlisle Performance & Style (Carlisle, PA)

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Carlisle Performance & Style: a festival that celebrates the ever-changing trends entailed to the motorsports lifestyle. During the second weekend of May you will find the Carlisle Fairgrounds populated with some of the freshest builds the East Coast has to offer.

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May 21, 2014

Photography By: David Monzingo

Words By: Ethan Watson

Wallpaper Wednesday: Mason Gavin’s E46

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This week’s Wallpaper Wednesday showcases Mason Gavin’s Bagged E46 on CCW LM5T’s, shot by our very own David Monzingo.
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May 19, 2014

Photography By: Ethan Watson, Faiz Rahman

Words By: Ethan Watson

Formula Drift Round 2 : Atlanta

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Two years ago I was introduced to my first Formula Drift event in Atlanta.  It was an absolute blast and every year since, I’ve always been stoked to go back. This year was no exception.
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May 12, 2014

Photography By: Antoine J Brumfield

Words By: Josh Davis

Law of Attraction: Everett Scott’s Laguna Blue S2000

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It’s said that if you want something bad enough you’ll get it, that the law of attraction will work in mysterious ways ultimately granting you your wish if you can fork up the patience. I believe this to be quite a plausible factor of life, and for this particular 24-year-old Windy City native he finally got what he had been dreaming about for so many years.
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May 7, 2014

Photography By: Ethan Watson

Words By: Ethan Watson

Sat Down: Austin Morris’s Static Passat

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While shooting Austin Morris’s Ruckus a couple months ago he brought up his Passat project that was in the works. The plans he had in mind sounded extensive and daunting, but after long nights in the garage and some meticulous planning Austin Morris finally revealed his latest creation, and I’ll be honest… I didn’t quite expect this.
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Apr 28, 2014

Photography By: Hunter Kelley

Words By: Jess Kang

A Family Bond: Nick Pederson’s Volkswagen R32

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When you have been actively involved in the automotive community for a few years you start to notice a commonality amongst most of the enthusiasts that make this culture. Back in the days of our childhoods we came to know what the definition of a car was thanks to our fathers. Whether it was spending the sun-kissed Saturday afternoons in the garage, fixing up an old Impala, or spending Sunday mornings in local classic car shows on the shoulders of our dads… most of us had our first experience of what we love today with the greatest male figure in our lives. For Nick Pederson those childhood memories didn’t exactly happen like a storybook. Veritably, it wasn’t until his early adulthood that his father began to show Nick the ropes around a car, and those moments were to never be taken for granted.

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Apr 24, 2014

Photography By: Aleksey Royt

Words By: Danny Rice

Beauty in Simplicity: Derek Lum’s Clean & Static Mazda RX-8

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In the last few years there has been an emphasis across all of the car scenes to “keep it clean,” which has manifested itself in the form of an OEM+ style of modification. Personally it’s a style I appreciate and attempt to emulate in my own vehicles because it’s how many think the vehicles should have looked from the factory. It’s amazing what a drop, wheels, badge-less grill, some OE Euro or JDM parts, a little bit of body work/shaving, and an interior swap will do for a vehicle. Sure there is a place for lip kits, over fenders, wings and custom fabrication, but something about an OEM+ modified car seems so… pure.

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Apr 11, 2014

Photography By: Ethan Watson

Words By: Ethan Watson

Made With Virtue: Alex Bukalo’s E36 M3

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South Florida is spoiled. Every time I visit the weather is incredible, the people are in great moods, and there is always something interesting being built. This past trip I came across Alex Bukalo and his impeccable BMW E36 M3.

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Apr 9, 2014

Photography By: James Baxter, Benjamin Garcia

Words By: James Baxter

Slammed Society Presents: Offset Kings (Long Beach, California)

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Slammed Society: Offset Kings kicks off the beginning of show season for most in Southern California, and what better way to kick off the show season than a car show combined with Formula Drift. Long Beach, California is the first stop on the Slammed Society schedule along with Formula Drift, and this location has always been a great time through out the years. This is where you get to see all the cars that have undergone huge changes throughout the winter months for the first time, and after walking around the show for a while what better way to take a break than taking a seat and watching a little Formula Drift live.

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