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Alas, all good things must come to an end and today we will conclude our coverage of the 2012 FF Battle 4 event…

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Every year I try to improve on my coverage of events and my hope is that you guys have enjoyed my coverage of FFB4 thoroughly. The rest of the photos in part 4 are much like yesterday; just random things that caught my eye as well as the end of the day when the competitors got together for a photo session for Super Street magazine. The FF Battle series continues to get better every year and I’m happy that I am a part of it. Make sure to come out next year and see for yourself. I know the photos tell a good tale of what is going on but it still pales in comparison to actually being out there and experiencing it…

If you happened to have missed any parts of the coverage at any point, here are the links to the previous three…

FF Battle 4 Coverage… Part 1: Dyno Day…

FF Battle 4 Coverage… Part 2: Race Day…

FF Battle 4 Coverage… Part 3: Random Track Findings…

Now it’s time to close it out with our final batch of photos… Enjoy…

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Loi-Spec Garage ITRs…

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AP2 S2000 on Volk RE30s…

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As I stated earlier in one of the previous posts, it was pretty interesting to see this flared RSX on the track… All that sand and dust on his car makes me think that he went off at one point. Props to the guy for using fender flares and having wheels/tires that fit…

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Yuta’s Civic didn’t do much moving around that day after he spun a bearing and broke his motor…

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Very “JDM” of him to rock R32 Skyline GT-R wheels in the front though… I’ve seen a number of track-prepped Civics in Japan run this wheel so it’s cool to see it utilized in the U.S….

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Big Mike and his new front-staggered NSX-spec Regamaster Evo wheel set-up…

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Two varying ITR rear ends…

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Charles Trieu from Import Tuner talking with Big Mike…

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Alex Peng bringing his S2000 back to the paddock area after having a nice little spin in the dirt…

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This is where we spent much of our day…

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Wingless Evo X chillin’ in the parking lot…

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Kane’s EJ1 coupe, piloted by Andy Hope that day, looking nearly unrecognizable compared to its usual pristine state…

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Hasport J32 CR-X…

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Buff looking S30Z that was participating in the FR Challenge…

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Pretty sure that Chronicles decal is going to stain the paint on John’s E-AT hood…

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JZA80 Supra on CCW Classics that also competed in the FR Challenge…

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At one point, Nick borrowed another wheel from someone in an attempt to compete in the drag racing portion of the competition…

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…but it wasn’t meant to be as one of the lugs would not come off of the stripped wheel stud…

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The lug was so locked onto the stripped threads of the wheels stud that even the stud came loose off of the hub….

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One final look at Carter Gillespie’s 1st gen Mugen widebody CR-X…

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The gutted interior of Carter’s CR-X…

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All the competitors returning to the track for a photo call…

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John’s E-AT parked behind Graham Downey’s FA5 Civic…

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While the cars were waiting, I took the opportunity to take some final snaps of Ken Suen’s Civic…

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…as well as Big Mike’s BB4 Prelude…

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…and Yuta’s Civic…

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Decided to get a shot of the homies before we took off and headed out to dinner…

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Ken Suen, Loi Song, and Salem…

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Really love the J’s Racing lip for the CR-Z…

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Tom was just casually parked along the side of the track after Super Street finished taking photos of his car but I thought it made for a good shot…

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Salem’s many supporters…

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Serious weight reduction on Ken’s Civic…

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Yuta and friend pushing his Civic out to the designated area where Super Street staff was shooting…

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That’s pretty much a wrap on FF Battle 4. Thanks everyone for looking and hopefully this is the last time we have to see Yuta pushing his car around…haha…

Stay tuned for the final results of the event in an upcoming issue of Super Street magazine!

3 thoughts on “FF Battle 4 Coverage…Part 4 of 4: The Conclusion…

  1. timmy0tool says:

    good stuff joey! always appreciate your time in sharing these events.

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