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THE ESSENTIALS:
President:
Jim Pan Year Established: 2002
Website: www.twcompetition.com
Locations / Chapters:
West Coast, East Coast, and International
Members:
20 Team Sponsors: Falken Tires, Amsoil, Meguiars

Introduction: TWCompetition (TWC) [ … ]

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Name: Leo Jang
Vehicle: 2005 Infiniti G35 Coupe
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Engine Modifications:

VTR Stage 3 built long block, VTR Stage 4 ported and polished dead, ARP studs, CP pistons, Darton MID sleeve, ACL/Calico bearings, Cometic dead gasket, Ferrea titanium valves and valve springs, JWT turbo [ … ]

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President / Founder: James Lin   
Year Established: 1995
Websites: www.teamhybrid.com & www.hybridhunnyz.com
Locations / Chapters: SoCal, NorCal, San Deigo CA and Las Vegas, NV 
Membership: Unlimited 
Team Sponsors: BFGoodrich, Michelin and Meguiar’s

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Before the spraying started, a custom metal widebody was fabricated at T&A and the entire car was shaved smooth. From there, they fitted up some motorized Lambo doors to impress the ladies. Then the painting began at the hands of technician Louis Lopez in a special Oriental Blue. There are two types of car customizers on the scene today. One is show and the other is of course, go! In many cases, with the technology available today you really can have both all wrapped up in a single package. You can have a powerful and capable vehicle but it also needs to look hot to get noti [ … ]
New Breed: Sunny Suravarapu's 2004 Honda Accord


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Chris Manacop

The enthusiast scene is fueled by the individual desire to customize and create unique vehicles proud to call our own. Not everyone shares the same tastes or personality, but that’s what makes the aftermarket tuning scene so diverse. One s [ … ]

It Takes Two: Andrew and Michael Yurcich's 2005 Scion tC


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Jacob Leveton

As much as you try and deny it, the traits of your parents will pop up sooner or later. For some, that isn’t always a good thing but in the case of Andrew and Michael Yurcich, this father and son
team are bent on making their projects into [ … ]

High Times: Pioneer's 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Eric Simpson 

There are two types of car enthusiast in the scene, one who likes to go fast and one who wants to look fly. Sure there’s a few that take a stab at both but winning shows and winning races are two very different animals. But when it co [ … ]

“When it came to creating the subwoofer enclosure I wanted, I spent a lot of time trying to figure out who I wanted to entrust with touching my truck,” said Walters. “I attended many shows and had seen tons of different installations. Nothing is better than rolling large and in charge behind the wheel of a custom luxury SUV around town. You might not want to get anywhere fast, but you can definitely go in style and bring your entourage with you. Pop culture might lead you to believe the Cadillac Escalade is the epitome of ballin’ [ … ]
No Limits: Pete Colello's 2009 Scion xB


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by RCH Designs

When you see a project like this shine at SEMA, you have to give credit where credit is due. Tuner Pete Colello has definitely worked hard to earn his way to the top. As the builder of the ultra-popular award-winning Celica, his project caught Toy [ … ]