Big Bang Meets: Brea 1.5.15

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The time had come again to attend one of the many local parking lot meets hosted by “TheBigBangMeets” that rove around the general Southern California area, filling unsuspecting shopping center parking lots with a slew of modified local(ish) rides. Continue reading

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Extreme Dimensions 8th Annual Charity Car Show

Today I had the opportunity to make it out to Cars & Coffee in Irvine from 6 AM until 9 (more on that in a later post) and had gone home for a short nap before heading over to Fullerton for Extreme Dimension’s 8th Charity Car Show that is free to participate in and hosts a raffle with various pieces of Extreme Dimensions bodywork to be had for prizes.  I was far too busy to wait and listen to raffle numbers being read off however, I had TONS of cars to pick through and shoot!

ImageImageI was immediately greeted by this threateningly squatted blob-eye WRX that looked like it was ready for some serious track abuse. Continue reading

Wekfest Long Beach pt. 1

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Wefest Long Beach is easily the biggest, most crowded, and most popular car show that I regularly attend every year.  The line to get in is massive, the traffic trying to park borders on Costco-parking-lot levels of congestion, and the sun never fails to chase every cloud away to scorch down on everyone and punish the un-sunscreened.  Why bother to wade through all this you might ask? Wekfest Long Beach is simply the best car show of its type in Southern California hands down in terms of quality and quantity of vehicles in attendance. Continue reading

Formula Drift Long Beach 2014 pt. 1: The Paddock and the Track

Image This year I finally planned ahead and made sure to take the Friday of the 2014 Formula Drift season opener on the streets of Long Beach. Continue reading

Dai Yoshihara debuts his 2014 BRZ!

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Any event over at the Costa Mesta Fatlace paddock is sure to draw a decent crowd, and the unveiling of Dai Yoshihara’s new BRZ for the 2014 Formula Drift season did not disappoint. But I’ll get to the other local hard-parkers in a later post, for now let’s focus on the main event: Dai’s spankin’ new Rocket Bunny-clad Falken BRZ! Continue reading