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Stare Down: Marcus Prouty's 2003 Dodge Neon

Written by Mark Pereira | Photos By John Jackson

The term ‘sport compact’ seems to conjure up images of custom Civics and Integras to many enthusiasts. But who says you need an H-badge on your ride to have fun? After all, building [ … ]

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Written by Mike Semira | Photos by Donny Mak

There’s no denying that our annual European Tuning Issue is the most anticipated cover of the year, as this special issue continues to bring the heat over the past three years. From Canada’s hottest VW (2004), to Vancouver’s finest [ … ]

High End Performance Ben Abutin 2008 Infiniti G7S


Written by Dave Pankew / Photography by RCH Designs

There is a fine line between a dose that will produce results and one that ends in a disastrous overdose. With certain substances, the difference can be between life and death if you don’t follow directions or mix ‘n match them wrong. Maybe it wil [ … ]

Getting Hyphy: Calvin Wan's 1993 Mazda RX-7


Written by Dave Pankew |Photos by Chris Manacop (Cipher Media Group)

Ever noticed how a message can get totally lost in translation? Often it’s due to the lack of market research done in the socio-economic climate translations and regional slang that can make a marketing mess of any [ … ]

IMG_3200 HDR_optWhen Dan Quibell bought this full-size Denali in the summer of ‘04, and his original vision for it was not to transform it into the show-stopping, daily-driving, full-size lowrider you see today. “It was my first new vehicle,” he recalls. “The first week I had it, I bought some 22s from Lexani and [ … ]
PASMAG Alvin Puertollano 2005 Infiniti G35 Injen Work VSXX BGFoodrich Top Secret Seibon Ings Jdm Visonik Alpine

The Infiniti G has carved itself a nice little niche in the North American sport tuning niche ever since the third-gen V35s came online in 2003. In Japan, these are sold as Nissan Skyline 350GTs. Even though they’re not in the same lineage as the legendary GT-R models (R32, R33, R34), the G35s s [ … ]

PASMAG Feature Car Schoolyard Bully Satoshi Kondo ASI Tetsu GTR Tokyo Japan Bentley Toyo

Having a design background, both in Architectural school and in the professional world, I definitely view custom cars different than the next guy. Probably because getting the latest (insert hot platform here) and then ticking off the checklist of JDM parts really doesn’t impress me. Custom body [ … ]

Rugrat: Sean Driscoll's 2004 Scion xB


Written by Dave Pankew | Photos by Edwin Villanueva 

There isn’t much you can tell me about kids that I haven’t heard already. Either from my parents or some miserable ex that whined and moaned about poppin’ out some rugrats. Sure I’d like to carry on the Pank [ … ]

Project R32: Adjustable Suspension Links

When ya wanna go fast, you have to look at every nut and bolt on your car. Because when you are piloting a chunk of steel and composites at unreal speeds, you might want to have the most control possible. Stock suspensions are built for one thing - reliability. Sure some may be sportier than other [ … ]