Life: Photoshoot!

Recent photoshoot with the guys this past week.

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We are posting up waiting for the rest of the guys to catch up with us. Areen’s Spoon’ed out S2k and Colin’s BB6 Prelude

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For some reason my trunk doesn’t stay flush anymore. I think I put something in the trunk that must of bent a torsion rod… It means I definitely have to get an ASM trunk now!

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A Few different perspectives.

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Areen got some new parts, he’s just waiting to get them painted.

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I shot this with my trusty 5dmkii with a wide angle lens and my Sony a7 with a 50mm……

Colin’s infamous BB6 Prelude. I remember he owned this Prelude when I used to have my 5th Gen Prelude years ago….. I can’t believe he still has it to this day

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White Hondas always look good with Red seats. Gold CE28Ns are a nice contrast to the White.
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What sets Colin’s BB6 apart from other Preludes in the USA is the Super Rare Wise Square/Behrman Front and Rear bumpers. Wise Square/Behrman is actually a JDM VIP company, it is interesting how they make parts for the 5th Gen Prelude. In the rear he is running a Mugen rear wing. My favorite part is the JDM Fog lights! Back in our day they didn’t make replica JDM fog lights….. I had the same fog lights in my old Prelude.

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Ever so timeless Volk CE28N and Spoon ITR calipers! A well executed car is absolutely timeless, it will look great 20+ years in the future as it does today. Nothing trendy on the car like stance or super wide body kits to make this car dated….

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S2k Steering wheel, like the one I used to have in my Prelude. The Red Bride seats make the interior.

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EJ’s SuperCharged OEM+ Type-r inspired ap1 build. A well executed build using OEM or oem like components, like ap2 v3 rims, CR Spoiler, Amuse R1 Front bumper, and Red DC5 ITR seats. I posted some pictures here

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His newly powder coated ap2v3 rims look great with the Stoptech calipers.

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I know I don’t post too many pictures here are some rare pictures of my current setup……

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I feel like I need Craftsquare mirrors to complete my exterior look. The OEM mirrors look too bulky for me…..

Some Pictures shot by my friend Nick at Here

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I like how my ASM 70mm Titanium Exhaust looks here.

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My One of One Mugen wheel, because the U and E is worn out at the bottom there….

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Life: Cold Meet life

It’s been surprisingly chilly the past week or so. Temps at night hitting the upper 40’s sometimes…. But still the meet goes on. Checked out the Irvine meet this past week….

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That Silver car with the CF hood is actually Collin’s new s2k. It’s a hodgepodge of legit JDM parts, such as ASM fenders, Spoor rear overfenders, Spoon hardtop with bulletproof remix windows, and 18″ CE28s…..

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I took a closer look at EJ’s Amuse Front GPW s2000.

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His AP2 v3 rims with spacers to run his Stoptech BBK on Project Mu Club Sport Pads

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I love it when I see fellow legit Amuse Bumpers

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His interior consists of DC5 Recaros on Bride Rails

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Science of Speed Super Charger Kit!!!!!

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NA1 NSX on RPF1s

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This “ricey” GDB WRX/STI? showed up…..it certainly grabbed my attention.

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BRZ on STi wheels. He has some other interesting upgrades, such as Rigid collars…..

Here is some crappy pictures of another super charged car I saw this past Thursday.

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Owner has had this car for over 10 years…. He’s rocking the Comptech Super Charger. He drove this thing all the way from Chicago!

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Something must be in the water with these supercharged guys, they all seem to need Big Brake Kits. In his case, he has Wilwood Calipers behind his Ap1 Rims….running 10 year old Potenza S02s. I don’t remember the last time I saw Potenza S02 tires……

That’s a wrap, till next time!

Quick Snaps: Halloween M & M Donuts run

Ran down to M&M Donuts in Anaheim with some of the 626 bros on Halloween. Typically the wait is 2 hours, but on this particular day there was no wait! Took some quick snaps in the parking lot.

Excuse the dust on my car!

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Rock chips for days because I actually drive this thing! Of course everything is real here, no fakes here.
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Life: JCCS Neo Classics + Meet

I’ve been really enjoying my life in SoCal…. Especially the car scene, my work sucks and is really draining so the car stuff brings some balance to my life. California has everything, meets, canyon roads, loads of race tracks close by… This past Saturday I checked out JCCS Neo Classics. Neo Classics is cars from the 80s and 90s. that aren’t classics yet, but will be in the future. It’s pretty much the cars from my childhood/ the golden age of Japanese cars. They were tons of cars, such as Rx7s, Supras, and other Iconic cars. I only took pictures of cars that caught my eye.

I saw this after I parked my car, a foreshadow of things to come
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MKIII Supra with a 2J
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Beautiful Sprinter on Watanabes
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I forgot the car, but i was either a RX-2 or RX-3 with a 13B swap

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some super JDM’ness…..
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Some R34s, of course they were registered in Canada
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An imported R32 GTR with possibly some parts from JDM Tuner Sun Line Racing
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An MR2 crew in full force

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I liked the steering wheel stickers on this car

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A Toyota Century looking fresh…..
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This NA1 has ITBs from Science of Speed, which look like Jenvey Units, like the ones I used to have. I like the clean vaccuum tank integrated into the setup.
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AE86 with 20V swap and ITBs
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One of the most interesting cars at the show, a mint Galant VR4

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4WS 2.0i DOHC 16V Inter Cooler Turbo….What a mouthful
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Of course I scooped out a few S2ks in the parking lot….

I like the Ce28 setup with Stoptech Calipers…..Classic
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Or this Suzuka with an Authetic(took many fakes out there) Amuse Front bumper, J’s Racing tow hook, CE28s, with Spoon Calipers….
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Another cool car. Silverstone S2k with a Voltex Wing, Painted Volex Difuser, I believe Mag Blue Ce28s (didn’t take a picture of it for some reason), and what looks like an ASM Siren Exhaust or the EVS exhaust……

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I like the slight tint on the Voltex Diffuser
DSC05044After the meet, I went to buy groceries, I met some S2k enthusiasts at a cafe nearby. They invited me out to one of their meets, I checked it out on Tuesday. Here are some pictures from their meet…..

Spoon’ed out Sebring with Authentic Mugen$$ CF hardtop, ASM seats, and more….
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My car next to him
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Some other cool cars showed up, like this mint white NSX on CE28s

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To end the post, here are some updates with my s2k….

Got rid of my Spoon Engine Mount rings..

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and acquired a shit ton of Mugen Bolts…..

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Till next time.

News: Legalo Face Kit from Amuse has been re-released!

Powerhouse Amuse Fans, I’m happy to announce that Amuse has re-released their Legalo Kit for the s2000.

From what I can read, the Legalo bumper has improved downforce due to it’s more flat under-tray. The fenders have been widened by 25mm to improve downforce and cooling, in addition, the canards have been developed with the bumper and fenders to create…..even more downforce. To top it all off, everything is made from Dry Carbon for maximum lightness and strength (and price).

For more Info about the bumper, check out the POWERHOUSE AMUSE Website

Finds: Blackmarker’s Amuse s2000

I don’t know if money grows on trees in Canada, but Canada definitely has some high quality builds, this car is a great example of that.  Check out Blackmaker’s Amuse s2000 from S2ki.  This is definitely done right with a full authentic amuse kit, j’s racing wing, and mugen hardtop.

 

 

Want: Front Bumpers

I’ve been debating what bumper to get for the longest time now. At one point I had my heart set on an amuse r1 front bumper. I just don’t know if the price can justify a bumper that looks like an ap2 bumper with a mild lip. I like how clean and subtle it is.

Another option is to add a CR lip to my current Ap2 bumper. This would give me some aerodynamics for the track and is relatively cheap. I’m still not 100% sold on the design though. It definitely is growing me more and more.

I really like the voltex kit evasive has come out with. The problem is that it is taking years for them to release the kit. I’m not too sure how it will look on my car, but if it is like anything else voltex, I’m sure the quality will be up there. I hope this can come out soon!

courtesy of evasive