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We are quickly winding down to the concluding parts of our 2012 Nisei Showoff coverage. There is just one more portion after today and I think these last two parts deal more with the personal side of the community. I cover everything else that went on at the event besides the car stuff including the awards ceremony where some of our guys had the opportunity to take some trophies home. It was an amazing event overall and I was happy to be such a huge part of it. Enjoy the last two parts today and make sure to check out the previous portions to see all the great Honda builds that were at Nisei Showoff 2012…

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There are still a couple of limited edition GENERATIONS decals left if you still want to get some for your collection or to put on your car or whatever you guys do with these things…

GENERATIONS 2012 Limited Edition Decals Available Here….

Here are the links to the previous four parts if you missed them…

Nisei Showoff 2012: GENERATIONS Coverage… Part 1…

Nisei Showoff 2012: GENERATIONS Coverage… Part 2…

Nisei Showoff 2012: GENERATIONS Coverage… Part 3…

Nisei Showoff 2012: GENERATIONS Coverage… Part 4…

…and here is part 5 of 6….

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A shot of Jonathan Wong’s Kanjo/OsakaJDM style EF representing old school Team Macross7 and Super Street magazine… Bisi in the background doing some business in the 113 degree heat…

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An overhead view of Terry aka Spriggan’s Integra bay…

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Terry’s rare Japanese Keiichi Tsuchiya steering wheel…

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Daniel Herrera’s K-swap in his CR-Z…

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ATS member Chris Sakai’s Civic was undoubtedly going to win an award that day….

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Charles Trieu from Import Tuner’s Acura Legend coupe looking in immaculate condition after just having one previous owner…

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The interior shows some age but he’s added some elements to it to make it truly “period correct”…

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The Volk Artisan Fin aero covers on display in the back of his Legend… love the Duran Duran sticker on the back window, haha…

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Jared Aguila from DPK’s beautifully-executed S2000 build…

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Decided to take a self-portrait of the man behind “GENERATIONS”… I had a JDM Option magazine towel covering my head the whole day because I hate it when sunblock runs into my eyes/contact lenses and it seemed to have helped until I came home to realize that the whole thing burnt was my nose…

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Sam Ip with the black FD2-converted Civic Si has recently picked up photography as a hobby. He’s getting better by the day and I’m sure he got some good shots at Nisei Showoff…

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One guy that I did not originally expect to see was Matt from ICB Motorsports. He had a wedding to attend that day but figured out some way to maneuver around going to be at Nisei to check out the GENERATIONS line-up. This guy deserves a lot of credit because he helped make the line-up last year by bringing out some really good builds…

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Jimmy from DPK discussing del Sols with a fellow enthusiast…

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Nick Caster from ATS Garage decided to take a break and didn’t bring his CR-X out this time around. It was fine with me because he’d done a lot of events already and even beat on his car a couple of times on the track this year. Darryl from DPK had intentions to finish his EM1 for the show but parts just didn’t come in on time for that to be possible. I’m happy that he didn’t because now he doesn’t have to rush into finishing it and can work at his own pace. His own pace meaning that it will be done like in 6 years, haha…. In reality the car is really close to being running again and I’ll get some shots of it once it gets to see sunlight again…

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GENERATIONS was not only about cars but also about the people involved in the community… Jaylen, ATS FCB aka Fred Chapman’s son, is actually already very knowledgeable about cars, parts, etc. and is definitely going to be one of the people that will contribute to the “future” of our scene…

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Random shot of Chris Sakai’s shift knob…

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RC Chacon making a rare appearance in front of the camera…That’s either the outline of his schlong on his Chronicles tee or he’s just been using the shirt I created to open beer bottles and shit…

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Our friends from the Northwest who made the 20 hour drive to be at Nisei Showoff… Supertwinz John also jumped into the photo…You may be unfamiliar with some of these guys but they have some of the best Honda builds I’ve ever seen and someday I’d like to be able to see them all in person…

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Mike Mao’s NSX has been one of the more notable Honda/Acura builds out in 2012 so it made perfect sense for him to be in the GENERATIONS group…

He may have some custom Mugen wheels on his NSX but here are some examples of classic Mugen goodies on display in the GENERATIONS line-up…

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DAve had this neat Mugen decal on his console…

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You can definitely see some age in Jorge Hernandez’s Mugen NR10R wheel… Very cool to see the decal still on there even if it has some wear and tear over the years…

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Jonathan Wong’s rare Mugen exhaust on his EF hatchback…

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DPK Jimmy’s Mugen del Sol front bumper…

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Mike G’s Tank once upon a time had some Mugen stuff on it but now it’s rocking a Chargedspeed front lip, widened fenders, and custom Sprint Hart CP-Rs…

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Here’s Mike G with Tony Huynh aka “ekfour” on the NWP forums, who was once a Socal resident that know resides in the Northwest… You may know him for his EK4-themed Civic build back in the early/mid-2000s… Click here if you want to see which car I’m referring too…. It was good to have him there because he is also an important member of the Honda community from years’ past. He still has a Honda and is currently building an S2000…

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Another member of the west coast Honda scene’s rich history is Arn Reyes representing old school Abunai Racing…

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The Northwest guys wanted to get a group photo with Ms. Showoff, Marissa Hiroko, before the end of the day….

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Shout-out to the Northwest’s Team Trikspeed family, represented well in Socal by Terry’s DC2 Integra build…

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A shot of Joey Abundiz’s wild D-series header on his del Sol project…

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The awards ceremony was coming up so some of the guys started cleaning up… here is DPK Jared helping David re-install his hood…

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JDM Wong getting some snaps of Marissa Hiroko…

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Only a guy as meticulous as Ryan Der would set it up where his front bumper has to be removed to re-install his front plate…

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A little bit of ATS Magic on Jones’ EF Civic…

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The Chronicles and Rywire were well-represented on Spriggan’s Integra…

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Nick Caster enjoyed the Socal heat….

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Jeff Diaz aka Citrus couldn’t stand it anymore after the 20 hour drive and being in the heat all day so he knocked out for ab it…

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Got this shot of Daniel Leung’s STi on the way to the stage for the trophy presentation…

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…as well as his brother Stephen’s Evo X, both in the Wheelflip booth…

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Just a few of many awards given out that day by Ken Myoshi and Import Showoff…

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Ken Myoshi getting set to start the announcements…

…and the winners are???….

Stay tuned for the 6th and final part of our Nisei Showoff coverage coming tomorrow…thanks for looking people…

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