PASMAG Tuning Essentials Japan Book WIZ Customs Caravan 1

Usually, when you spot an ambulance, you’re jostling to get out of its way. Move over to the side of the road, wait for the lights to pass and hope that whoever they’re going to retrieve or drop off is going to be okay. B [ … ]

PASMAG Tuning Essentials Japan Book Panda AE86 1

This is the sort of place that you’d blow straight past in a matter of seconds, without so much as a second thought. You wouldn’t even stop here for a snack at a convenience store, because, w [ … ]

Donald Santora 2008 VW Golf GTI PASMAG 5

Donald Santora's Wide Golf GTI.

In Oceanside, New York, a hero has emerged from the darkness. You can find it cruising around town, modelling on the old train tracks, and always looking flashy. This hero isn't a new addition to the cityscape of Oc [ … ]

Roland Gotingco 2005 Mercedes Benz CLK55 AMG PASMAG 1

Fit like an Italian Suit.

It takes a special breed of an enthusiast to take an AMG Mercedes to the fringes of import-tuner styling. Luckily for us, Roland Gotingco is just that type.

Gotingco’s background in automotive tweaking and tuning&n [ … ]

PAS Oct Nov 2016 TBGLIVE Steven Crespo 2003 Acura RSX 2

Steven Crespo first caught sight of the Acura RSX while playing Need for Speed Underground 2, one of the tuner world’s most influential video games, but it wasn’t until he purchased his own RSX that he really fe [ … ]

Chelsea DeNofa BMW M52 PASMAG 1

Formula D’s hard charger finding new pace in 2016.

Formula Drift veteran Chelsea DeNofa’s career began of humble origins. Like many aspiring US drivers, he got the bug early, even before he was old enough to le [ … ]

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 [ … ]

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