Wekfest LA 2013 Coverage…Part 3…

Since there is still so much left to update due to all the events going on lately, I’m gonna try something different and try to get these updates on the site in the mornings. I will usually drop an update in the afternoon but I don’t want you guys to miss out on any of the content in any of the posts so a morning update should provide ample time for everyone to see what they need to see…

Today, we’re gonna be looking at the third installment of the WFLA ’13 coverage. In this particular posting, we’re gonna cover a large chunk of the vehicles that were on display in a grass section of the event. If you’ve never been to a Wekfest LA show before, the show is basically divided in half; there is a concrete section that has vehicles on display where most of the vendors are lined-up and another area that is all grass where a bulk of the show cars are parked. The grass section also has the model lounge area and for this year, the Autofashion booth, which you saw yesterday in part 2. This third part will cover a big chunk of the cars that were in the grass section of the show. I wish I could have taken more photos but by this point in the day, the sun was beginning to set and the awards presentation was fast approaching, so I ran through the show and captured as much as I could. In terms of photography, this point of the day would be considered “the golden hour”, where the sun is on its way down and presents a much softer, golden light, in comparison to the harsh sunlight that comes earlier in the day. Around this time is when photographers have the best opportunity to capture the cars in a flattering light…

You’re gonna be looking at strictly car stuff today with no personal shots whatsoever. I saved those for the fourth and final part of our WFLA coverage tomorrow. That will document the rest of the cars that caught my eye at the show along with the awards ceremony and a final wrap-up of the event itself. If you missed any of the two previous posts, here are the links below…

Wekfest LA 2013 Coverage…Part 1…

Wekfest LA 2013 Coverage…Part 2…

Here’s more Wekfest LA coverage…

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Kicking off Part 3 with a couple shots of Chris Garay’s EF hatchback on rare SSR Mclaren wheels. Definitely not the most attractive wheels but they have a very specific 80s look to them that fits the chassis…

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EJ1 Civic coupe on another set of rarely seen wheels, SSR Hasemi S5…

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Carlos Galindo’s RHD Civic with old 3-spoke SSR wheels and NSX front brakes…Cool build with a lot of interesting older parts used…

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Check out the rear louvers on the back of this CR-X…

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Another red EF, this one on Work Carving Head 40s with a JDM EF9 SiR front bumper…

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One of the more unique builds at Wekfest LA was this bagged Acura CL coupe…You hardly ever see these things modified and I really wish that I had taken more time to really look through the build. Apparently it’s pretty well out together seeing as it ended up winning 2nd Place in the Acura Class later that day…

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Brian Camacho’s H2B Civic SI hatchback from Las Vegas…

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Jay Borcena’s VIP-inspired Acura TL build on gold VIP Modular VX110…

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Michael Johnson’s 2nd generation Acura TL bagged on VIP Modular VX310…

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Samuel Alarcon’s bagged FA5 Civic Si with JDM FD1 Civic front end conversion…

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Jordan Mo’s HKS-kitted Lexus IS300 with step-lipped Work VS-TX…

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White Rocket Bunny FR-S representing FAST Autoworks on Volk TE37SL…

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Jerald Yutadco aka Jay Cray’s bagged DC5 RSX from Royal Flush…

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Ken Suen decided to take a break from the track and brought his Mugen RR-converted Civic Si to WFLA. This thing has changed drastically since I shot it for Honda Tuning magazine awhile back… Crazy to think that this car used to be a daily driver. Now they have to push the car into the show because the custom oval exhaust is so loud that it is almost unbearable…

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I’ve always been a fan of Tuan’s Civic coupe but I can’t really say that I like the new front fender flares. It throws the car off now and I think the flares just sit too high on the car. I’d say it would look better lowered but with the way the front lip sits, it almost doesn’t even look possible without instantly destroying the lip….

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A duo of 2nd gen. Lexus IS from Lowballers…

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AP2 S2000 with J’s Racing Type S front bumper, front fenders, and rear flares…

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Loving the paint on this S2000, I just wish that it was on some real Volk CE28 wheels…

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Benjamin Cesar Fernandez’s AE71 Toyota Corolla, featuring a Black Top 20-valve 4A-GE swap and rare TRD Tosco wheels. Really well-rounded build and the owner even has California Historical Vehicle plates on this thing…

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Noriel Dela Cruz’s KP61 Toyota Starlet also with a 20-valve 4A-GE  and 13-inch ATS Classic wheels. Love how clean the engine bay…

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Tovar’s EF looking period perfect on Takechi Project Racing Hart Spinner Spoke wheels…

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I didn’t even realize that this BB6 Prelude was a JDM RHD model until I was going through the photos when I got home…

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Black Civic hatch from City Stars on BBS mesh wheels…

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Really clean Accord Wagon seated on Volk Evolution III wheels…

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Eddie Kumchumroon’s 700+HP 2JZ-GTE-swapped S14 on Nutek Forged wheels that is featured in the current issue (July 2013) of Super Street magazine. Story written by your’s truly…

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Leon Casino’s widebody S14, a project that is in stark contrast to his previous CR-X builds…

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Allan Catap’s SW20 MR-2 Turbo on classic gold Advan Racing RG…

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Boosted S13 hatchback with Top Secret front bumper looking great on Touring Gold SSR Professor SP3s…

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Purple Nissan Sileighty conversion on polished SSR Professor SP1 wheels complete with center caps…

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Eddie Diaz’s Acura TSX…

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Jose Jaimes’ Honda CR-X with K20 swap. Really like the color choice and how it looks on Spoon SW388 wheels and brakes…

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Luis Jaimes’ K-Civic hatchback on Mugen MF10L…

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Teddy Timoteo’s Civic rocking a paint-matched First Molding Flugel Plate front lip, Shift Sports hood, J’s Racing rear wing, and Sergeant rear diffuser…

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Mark Sutakajana’s gutted DB8 Integra sedan. Just a week later, Mark had this thing tearing up the track at an HFF Challenge event…

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The RHD Civic on custom re-barreled Regamaster EVOs that you’ve probably been seeing a ton of lately…

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E39 BMW M5 enjoying some sunlight on the grass at WFLA ’13…

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Acura TSX with JDM Euro-R conversion dumped on CCW Classics…The Junction Produce Kitsuna hanging on the rear view mirror is a little misleading though, seeing as how there really isn’t anything remotely Japanese VIP about this TSX… To each their own though…Otherwise it is looking great overall…

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Civic coupe from Team Tronics wearing a Mugen aero…

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And we are gonna close it off here for today with a shot of Stephanie Flores’ Acura TSX with Mugen front grille, OEM optional A-Spec lip kit, and Enkei NT03s…

Just one more part of WFLA ’13 coverage to go…stay tuned for the conclusion tomorrow!!….

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