JDMYard 10th Anniversary Honda Showoff Coverage…Part 1…

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It’s always nice to take a look at what goes on in the Honda community outside of the U.S. After hearing feedback from many of you on Facebook, some of your favorites posts on The Chronicles this year has been international content. One of the Hondas that I’ve been following for some time now has been Yonas Liu’s EG from JDMYard, all the way down in Australia. Yonas’ EG is probably one of the most recognized and respected Honda builds worldwide and it’s been very deserving of all the praise. The car started out as a drag car, then became a time attack vehicle, and all the while, maintained a very show-worthy appearance. Yonas has really gone to the extremes with it these days but it has been a fun ride following the progression of his car. JDMYard, for those who don’t know, is a tuning shop that was started by Yonas ten years ago and is one of the premier shops down in that region. They had humble beginnings a decade ago and started out as just a small side business where Yonas and friends worked on cars in an underground apartment parking lot. As time went on, they began to develop a following and Yonas eventually started up a legit business. Yonas cornered a market down in Australia back then because he noticed the need for a tuning shop there since their weren’t very many shops that offered aftermarket Honda products to their community. They started bringing in parts from all over the world and 10 years later, we can all be a witness to the fruits of his labor…

A couple weekends ago, JDMYard had their 10-year anniversary meet at their shop and decided to turn it into a “Honda Show-off” competition with awards and vendors. I wanted to get some coverage of it to show you guys and luckily, a fellow enthusiast offered to cover the event for us. The photos aren’t the usual style you’ll be familiar with here on The Chronicles, but it gives some insight as to how the event went and the Hondas that were there. Big thanks go out to Aleks Brajic for taking the time to take photos and congrats to Yonas Liu and JDMYard for all the success over the the decade. With the way the worldwide economy is, being a business owner is tough and even tougher in the automotive industry. The fact that they have been around for ten years shows that they have staying power and will be around for a long time. Take a gander at the photos below and enjoy. I don’t know the owners and cars all that well because I’ve never been to Australia myself, but I’ll try to give you guys a good description of what you’re looking at…

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Yonas Liu’s K-swapped Rotrex supercharged EG with widened front fenders and J’s Racing front lip…

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17×9 Volk Racing CE28s and Endless big brakes…even with the wider fenders, Yonas isn’t running a front-staggered set-up. The 17×9 CE28s are front and rear…

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All business in the bay with not a whole lot of room to spare after squeezing in the Rotrex supercharger, full-sized radiator and intercooler…

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J’s Racing rear wing… Last I heard from Yonas, he had notions to turn this back into a full-time drag car since they were already working on two other time attack vehicles…

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One of the new builds that they plan to campaign at the track soon was this Mugen-equipped DC5 Integra Type R…You’ve probably seen photos of this car before but it was in a less-complete state. Now the build is coming along and should be ready for 2013…

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A newly debuted project of JDMYard was this black DC2 Integra Type R, seated aggressively on 16×8 +15 bronze Volk TE37s… You can’t see it in the photos but the 16-inch wheels sit snugly over a 328mm Stoptech big brake kit…

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Good to know that Stickydiljoe.com was well-represented at the JDMYard 10th anniversary meet…

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Yonas told me that he only managed to find 20 minutes the entire day to take a break because the shop was so busy with customers… That’s a very good problem to have if you’re a business owner, haha…

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Very simple K20 EK…

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Another EK hatchback, this one on American 949Racing wheels…

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Red S2000 wearing some ASM aero…

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Gunmetal Work Meister CR01 on a white EK…

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Beautiful widebody Nissan S15 Silvia on some AME Tracers…

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Phillips Tran’s EK4 Civic on 15×8 Volk TE37V…

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The EK chassis, apparently, is a very popular Honda platform over in Australia… This one looks to be on Enkei J-Speed III…

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Integra Type R reppin’ Aussie blog “Cars For Hope” going through the speed bump obstacle course…

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Blue CTR-inspired EK with bronze Volk TE37s…

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White Regamaster EVOs on this DC5 Integra…

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EK4 SiR on white BBS wheels that took home the “Best Stance” award…

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White ITR with some black accents added and sitting on yellow Volk TE37…

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EP3 Civic Type R…

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Loving the silver Volk CE28s on this Phoenix Yellow ITR…

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Integra on re-released Enkei 92 wheels…

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Aussie CG Accord sitting on some BBS LM…

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Nice color combo on this Evo…

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Zen Garage is a online website and retail spot in Australia that covers everything from cars to music and even art…

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Hot dogs on the BBQ grill for spectators…Yes, I resisted saying “hot dogs on the barbie”…

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White EG…

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A trio of DC5 Integras…

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Blue EG rocking some BackYard Special aero…

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An engine bay shot of the supercharged S2000 that won the overall “Best of Show” award…

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One more of the blue EK from earlier…

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White S2K with cream interior on SSR Professor SP1…

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DC5 Integra with a Mugen rear wing, INGS+1 sideskirts, and Volk CE28Ns…

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Really like this black Integra Type R on white WEDSport TC-05 wheels…

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Bad ass flared Toyota Celica GT…

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Very aggressive SSR MK2s…

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Nardi wheel in the Celica…

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…and a random JDM helmet…

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Australia doesn’t seem to have a shortage of Volk CE28s, as seen here on this S2000 and many other Hondas in this post…

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Closing it out for today with yet another shot of an EK Civic, happily representing The Chronicles on the front windshield…thanks for the love!…

That’s all for today, check back tomorrow for part 2 of 2 of the JDMYard 10th Anniversary event…

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