Samuel Di Tommaso 2003 VW Golf TBGLIVE PASMAG lead

Samuel Di Tommaso got into car modifications as so many of us do; his friends were into it and so he gave it a try. To hear Samuel describe it, his modifications started out simply enough with wheels, suspension and a subwoofer the passion gre [ … ]

Erik Ulintz 2013 Scion tC RS 8 TBGLIVE PASMAG lead

The first Scion Erik purchased was a 2007 tC in 2010 for its reliability as a daily driver. In early 2014, he found the opportunity to purchase one of only 2000 tC RS 8.0's available and his days of buying purely for reliability were over.

Erik ha [ … ]

Brandon Weaver 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo MR PASMAG TBGLIVE lead

For Brandon, the Evo has long been a dream. It was always his first choice in video games and, even after owning two other Mitsubishis, the Evo was always on his mind. To hear Brandon describe it, the 2013 Evo drew him in. [ … ]

Samantha Plante 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR PASMAG TBGLIVE Part Source Charity Show 2014 Lead

Clean and simple with just the right amount of "oomph", Samantha Plante's 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR definitely deserves the recognition.

In the power department, WORKS Performance Brain Flash ECU upgrade and some Cosworth Power cams help [ … ]

Reginald Cunanan 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X PASMAG TBGLIVE SPOCOM 2014 Lead

It's easy to see why Reginald Cunanan's Evo captured the TBG: Live title at SPOCOM: Anaheim last year. The fit, the finish, and the color choices play perfectly off of each other. Originally looking at an Evo 9, he took the advice of those around h [ … ]

Jason Gale 2009 Nissan 370Z PASMAG TBGLIVE Importfest 2014 Lead

Jason Gale has wanted a Z since he was a kid, and it shows. He's poured about a lifetime's worth of work and crazy ideas into it as evidence! The car is made up of one-offs and personal touches to the point that there can't be another 370Z on earth [ … ]

Al Richards 2012 Volkswagen Golf Waterfest 2014 PASMAG TBGLIVE Lead

Sleeping speedsters might be the best way to describe Volkswagen's Golf and its many variants. They're small, light and extremely quick off the line. Al Richards' experience with these pocket rockets dates back to his teenage years and his 1986 GTI [ … ]

2014 Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE Winner @ Tuner Evolution: Peter Giuffre, 2010 Honda Accord EX-L (Photo by Shoot For Details)

It looks like Peter Giuffre and his Honda Accord EX-L took the Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE event by way of pure class.

Photography by Shoot For Details

This is one of the most luxurious Accords we’ve seen, with about enough lights to bring [ … ]

2014 Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE Winner @ Niagara TNT Expo: Ryan Schmidt, 2006 Mazda3 (Photo by Giancarlo Pawelec / AutoMotoFoto

Wagons and five-doors seem to get all the attention at car shows. Perhaps it’s because they’re different, or maybe it’s because the people who build them are braver than most.

Photography by Giancarlo Pawelec / AutoMotoFoto

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No Joke: Amper Kettutat's 2006 Nissan 350z

No joke. That might as well be the license plate for Amper Kettutat’s 350Z, although his choice for “WILD-Z” serves onlookers the details just as well.

Sticker-bombed tires, yellow headlights, an authentic NISMO V2 body kit, Work [ … ]

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Curved to Perfection: Alexime Maldera Vu's 2007 Nissan 350Z

Alexime Maldera Vu of Saint-Lin Laurentides, Quebec, has always put the 350Z at the top of his list. It has been his dream car ever since he can remember. He’s always had a soft spot for Japanese cars and when…
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Daily Driver: Erik Ulintz's 2013 Scion tC RS 8.0

The first Scion Erik purchased was a 2007 tC in 2010 for its reliability as a daily driver. In early 2014, he found the opportunity to purchase one of only 2000 tC RS 8.0's available and his days of buying…
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Swiftly Stripped: Al Richards' 2012 Volkswagen Golf R

Sleeping speedsters might be the best way to describe Volkswagen's Golf and its many variants. They're small, light and extremely quick off the line. Al Richards' experience with these pocket rockets dates back to his teenage years and his 1986…
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Color Me Wild: Ryan Schmidt's 2006 Mazda3

Wagons and five-doors seem to get all the attention at car shows. Perhaps it’s because they’re different, or maybe it’s because the people who build them are braver than most. Photography by Giancarlo Pawelec / AutoMotoFoto It’s easy to make…
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Second Time's A Charm: Joel Quesnel's 2008 Honda Fit Sport

The Honda Fit you see here isn’t Joel Quesnel’s first. After owning a 2007 base model for five years, he noticed how good the Fit's Sport Edition looked with skirts and a spoiler. From that moment on, he knew his…
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