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 [ … ]

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 [ … ]

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Aaron Vaccar's 2004 Subaru STI

Thinking about your ride or dream car you drool over each night. Building a project car can quickly take on an exhilarating never-ending life of its own, and each item on your mod list only takes you deeper. We all…
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Mark Lucena's 2006 Nissan 350Z

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Common Bond: Meeks Campos’ 1993 Honda Prelude

Sometimes an enthusiast’s inner passion is brought to life as a late bloomer, and that seems to be the case with Meeks Campos. Before he was into the car scene at all, he was working at his day job when…
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Street Brawler: Rober Kochis' 2013 Scion FR-S

Life wasn’t meant to be easy. Even if you’re born into money, you face challenges along the way. When you want something, you can’t always expect it to be handed over to you without putting in work. More often than…
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Vaughn Gittin Jr's 2015 Mustang RTR Spec 5 Concept

Story and Photography by Jordan Lenssen. The 2015 Mustang has been all the rage since being officially launched in September, 2014. The bolder lines, standard selectable drive modes, all-new 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-four and fully-independent rear suspension have made this the…
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