Ground Zero: Vince Wong's 2004 Mercedes Benz SL55

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by RCH Designs

One of the subjects we wrestle with here at PASMAG is how many new enthusiasts are coming into the scene today. As the older generation of tuners grow up, priorities like mortgages and family commi [ … ]

Still Crazy: Kirk Bhagan's 2006 Chrysler 300C SRT-8

When you want to get noticed you have to go big. Sure, we see many outrageous projects come across our desks but sorting through the ones with solid craftsmanship and everything in working order is a whole other issue. And on that note, we’d like t [ … ]

Tony Nazzal - 2004 Nissan 350Z

Everyone has a weakness and even the toughest street fighter has a weak spot if you can strike the right pressure point. Tony Nazzal’s 350Z has gone through many iterations over the years, to eliminate all the weak spots he had identified. Wh [ … ]

Rock Steady: Rockford Fosgate's 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR

The trend towards serious audio installs straight off the dealer floor is exploding. Everything down to your basic econobox has all of the 12V gear today’s consumer wants. Some sub-$30K cars come standard with navigation, Bluetooth, backup ca [ … ]

MB QUART Ford Fusion

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Joe Coville

People always act differently when presented with the same situations. Are challenges always really a ‘challenge’, or are you just looking at it the wrong way? Did an obstacle come into [ … ]

Full Volume: John Marsh's 1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Written by Mark Pereira | Photos by Fred Lynch

Audio enthusiast John Marsh is bent on making a statement at various events throughout the country. Marsh partnered with the audio experts at Arc Audio, T3 and Hybrid Audio to transform this Mitsub [ … ]

Pinky: Neal Woon-Fat's 1990 Nissan Skyline GT-R

The Canadian way of life has a few perks living in the great white north. First there is the low crime rate, excellent social services and of course free medical care. There are few natural disasters and the landscape is beautiful albeit a col [ … ]

Owner John Peñano has built a number of cars in his day, including: ‘91 Civic Si, ‘91 Honda CR-X ZC Turbo, 2000 Subaru Impreza RS Rally a 2010 Mitsubishi SportBack Ralliart and 2010 KIA Forte. However, this build was something special. He wanted to put his all in to what many call the best Evolution model ever, the Evo X.

Rally Innovations has built a reputation for innovative products and stylish designs. Composed of a team of long time car and rally enthusiasts the shop boasts over a decade of experience in the field. Their mission statement is clear: to provide [ … ]

Throw Down: Rich & Julia's 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Written by Dave Pankew | Photos By John Jackson

The crew over at Status in Rockwall, TX wanted to create a SEMA project that would get noticed. The owners of the shop, Rich and Julia Stokes had to think outside the box and carefully choose the [ … ]

Enthusiast Calvin Eng is the owner of this M3 project and the brains behind ATI. Although he originally picked up this M3 to be a daily driver, it has spent most of its life in the shop under the knife with modifications. For now, there isn’t much that the 420hp 4.0L V8 leaves to be desired.

For the money, there isn’t much that can beat the style, prestige and performance of a BMW M3. With hot styling and all kinds of appeal, the aftermarket has pounced on platform with plenty of performance parts. The team at Auto Tech Interiors (AT [ … ]

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Darth Vader: Mazda Miata (Matte Black)

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Final Drive: Brian Mundy's 2002 Mazda Protege 5 Turbo

Brian Mundy won the crowd with his 2002 Mazda Protege 5 Turbo in the Tuner Battlegrounds: LIVE Battle at Importfest! Photos by Ryan Winton ESSENTIALS // Owner: Brian Mundy // Location: Petawawa, ON, Canada // Vehicle: 2002 Mazda Protege 5…
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The Siesta is Over: 2012 Ford Fiesta

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Blender: 2012 Toyota Sienna

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