PAS Oct Nov 2016 139 Matt Budziosz 1990 Nissan 300ZX 7

Matt Budziosz first laid eyes on a Z32 at the age of five. It was that moment he fell into to the JDM scene and knew he’d one day own a Z Series. Now an adult, Budziosz has not only fulfilled his childhood dream but h [ … ]

PASMAG Tuning Essentials Japan Book Kuhl Racing GTR 1

Pushing the envelope in the automotive aftermarket of today’s world requires some outside-the-box thinking, especially if you want to make a breakthrough in style. These breakthroughs are often sur [ … ]

PASMAG Tuning Essentials Trucks Toyota Tundra 1

A chocolate Tundra with some cool accessories: Building wild trucks in a short timeline for SEMA is no foreign subject to Brandon Burrell, and that’s exactly the kind of project he embarked on with his 2015 Toyota Tundra. [ … ]

PAS TBGLIVE Patrick Mach 2006 Scion xB 1

It was a bittersweet moment when Patrick Mach received the call that his 2006 Scion xB RS 4.0 was ready for pick-up. “I had ordered this Release Series xB and was awaiting its arrival,” writes Mach. “My dad pas [ … ]

Bryan Antonio 2013 Scion FRS Blakley TBGLIVE 2

It can often take some time until certain things grow on an individual; whether it’s a new haircut, a change in career or move to a new city. Sometimes, like in the case of Bryan Antonio and his 2013 Scion FR-S, it’s [ … ]

PASMAG Tuning Essentials Trucks Brian Wrangler 3

The off-road commando: Brian Hayes has always known that he wanted to build badass vehicles. For him, it was a just a fact of life. When he was 18 years old, he picked up a job at a shop and put a down payment on his first car. [ … ]

Mohammed Hosein 2015 Subaru WRX STI PASMAG TBGLIVE 1

Mohammed Hosein is no stranger to cool custom projects. His 2013 Subaru STI is the successor to several previous builds that were built alongside his father, including a 2006 STI on air ride. Currently in their garage sits [ … ]

Kevin Tay 2012 Audi A3 PASMAG 1

PASMAG's newest team member has one cool Audi.

The collective car stables of the PASMAG office gained yet another vehicle with the addition of our newest employee. It is with great pride we introduce our newest t [ … ]

PASMAG Tuning Essentials Trucks Orion Dodge Ram 1

We all have that one friend that says, “the party don’t start ‘til I walk in,” which they then show by not handling their alcohol, calling their ex and passing out by 10 pm. When it comes to partying, leave it [ … ]

Phil Sohn 1993 Mazda RX7 FD3S PASMAG 13

Somewhere in the hills of Alabama there's a garage where RX-7s go to be reborn. Inside, a cackling maniac pieces together wankle engines and replaces parts on the chassis with upgraded and insanely rare JDM alternatives. He eats Doriotos for breakf [ … ]

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