Eibach Honda Meet 2014 Coverage…Part 3 of 3…

Well, this is it… Welcome back to the third and final portion of the 2014 Eibach Honda Meet coverage. I hope you guys enjoyed the content so far. When I was going through all these photos and cleaning them up for the site, it almost felt like a big part of me was looking at the cars at the show for the first time. I was so concentrated on trying to get photos that I missed out on a lot of details when I was there in person. I try to be one of those guys that sits back to enjoy the moment of being there, but at the Eibach Meet, man…there were just way too many cars to try to see at any given time. Next year, I’ll try to walk the show earlier so I can see more but I think I captured a good chunk of it. I’m happy with what I got and hopefully the coverage will continue to get better every year. As I said in Part 2, please don’t ask me if I took a photo of your car or not. What you see is what you get. I just captured what stood out to me and then kept on moving through the lot.

Thanks once again to Rodrez, Ryan, and everyone else from the Eibach Meet crew that helped out that weekend. It was a monumental success and things will only continue to improve from there.Thanks also to Ryan Der and D.J. Murdock for handling The Chronicles booth while I was running around…

If you missed any of the previous two parts, click the links below to view them…

Eibach Honda Meet 2014 Coverage…Part 1…

Eibach Honda Meet 2014 Coverage…Part 2…

…and now, here is the third installment of the Eibach Honda Meet 2014 coverage, brought to you by StickyDilJoe for your viewing pleasure….

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Nice shade of green on this repainted EM1 Civic coupe on re-barreled Mugen M7 wheel…

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Issac Sierra’s Super Sonic Blue Pearl Acura Integra on white Regamaster EVO wheels…

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CR-X with JDM EF8 SiR bumpers and bronze Volk TE37s…

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Been awhile since I’ve seen a mint set of Work RS-Betas….

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H22 swapped CB7 Accord coupe on some aggressive Rega EVOs….

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I don’t really care for the color of the BBS wheels but everything else looks really well put together on this Integra…

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Really clean EF9-themed build that used to belong to Charles Trieu back when people knew him as “Eggman”. I was surprised to see this car around in 2014 but I’m glad the current owner has kept it looking as good as it did back when Charles was messing with Hondas…

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EF hatchback on white Regamaster EVOs with a matching white roll cage inside. Really clean build overall with some good parts on it…

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This EF had a JDM EF9 SiR front end conversion and Work Carving Head 40s on it with the rare “Spinner” center caps…

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Black Integra Type R utilizing a central Spoon Sports theme. This is a classic look that will never go out of style…

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A group shot of the trio of EFs you just saw…

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Jose Jaimes’ Hypnotic Teal K20 CR-X on Mugen MF10L….

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RHD EF8 CR-X with B16A motor and Mugen RnR wheels…

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One of the less popular Mugen wheels of all-time, Mugen NR Mirror Faces, on this custom green DA Integra…

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You can always count on the Eibach Honda Meet to bring out some of the rarest of wheels in the U.S. Here is a Civic Wagon on old school Volk racing EMU wheels….

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Parked directly next to that wagon was another one, this one on SSR EX-C Fins with vintage SSR Takechi Project Spinner caps…

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It’s pretty interesting to see the “SOUTHSIIIIDE” banner represented on cars over here since I’m so used to seeing them in Japan now on similar EF builds. Things are really getting blended together with the JDM to USDM amalgamation. We started out wanting what they had, then they wanted what we had, and now we’re taking what they got from us and reinterpreting it as the new “JDM” style when it is actually more USDM than anything…

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J32 V6-swapped Honda Accord coupe on Dunlop Formula Hart wheels…

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Nice and simple Phoenix Yellow ITR on 15-inch Volk TE37SL….

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A rear angle of DPK Carlos’ EK on 17-inch RSZ-R wheels by Work…

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Growing up, Advan Racing Model 5 wheels were always one of my favorites so I’m always stoked to see someone rocking a set. Within the NSX community, they are still very highly regarded and for good reason. they just flow so perfectly with the NA1 chassis. I stopped in my tracks to stare at this NSX. Love everything about it…

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This white NSX looked good on staggered Prodrive wheels. The red Recaro seats really set it off too…

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Leon Casino’s NSX project that he’s been working on for the last couple of months. It’s coming together pretty quickly as it seems like there are always new parts on it…

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Another shot of Karl’s S2000 from the rear…

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…and a shot of Jay’s with his beefy ass tires. Looks like he’s running a square set-up too since the front wheel looks so aggressive…

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Mugen TSX with Endless big brakes and Volk Racing GT7s….

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Slammed Civic coupe on SSR Formula Mesh wheels…

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Subtle execution on this red EM1 Civic SI on Sprint Hart CP-Rs…

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Full Japanese Domani front end conversion on this K-swapped Civic sedan….

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One of my favorite angles of Kristian Wong’s “Marvelous Tune” Civic because you can see his custom bumper cut-outs and also his straight pipe exhaust system that runs out through the chopped bumper. Such a cool car…

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Here’s a look at the chopped rear Bomex bumper on Yuta’s Civic as well as his big C-West carbon GT wing…

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Another look at the Spoon Sports E-AT after the guys from Go-Tuning Unlimited decided to pop the hood to show off the built dual cam ZC engine on this legendary beast…

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Rodrez from Honda Tuning magazine’s daily FA5 Civic SI with FD2 front end conversion, BackYard Special front lip, and grille. Under the hood is a built K20/K24 hybrid motor that makes some serious N/A power….

As the day at Eibach ’14 winded down, I just decided to pull out my other lens and shot some of the cars by the booth. Most of the cars in the main lot had left already so I didn’t have a whole lot of cars left to look at. I really wish I would have been able to capture more cars that were there who left earlier in the day but with the booth and all that was going on, it just isn’t easy to walk the entire event…

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A couple more of Michael Mao’s NSX since I’m digging the new brick red vinyl wrap on it. I know the car became really popular and recognized because of the custom 24K gold Mugen MF10 wheels but man, it looks so much better (not to mention a whole lot safer) on these white Volk TE37 wheels. Something about cutting the faces off of a forged wheel and welding it to an aftermarket lip and barrel is unsettling to me. People will argue that it isn’t dangerous because nothing bad has happened “yet”, but that’s like saying that some new form of drug is not dangerous for you because it hasn’t killed anyone “yet”….I mean, you do what you want to do but shit, a forged wheel is a forged wheel and when you start cutting them up and rigging them together, shit just ain’t safe. It’s not like a 3-piece wheel where it all bolts together and you seal it, dudes are just seam welding cut-up piece of metal and hoping that it stays together…

But I digress…

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More shots of my dudes who were on display at The Chronicles booth with their updated set-ups…

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Happy to see that David is rekindling the relationship with his Civic coupe. He’s been trying to get rid of the shell for a while now but we all just decided that he should refresh the car and add the stuff that he’s been planning to do to it. I think with the new repainted pieces and the addition of the Battlecraft hood, it’s like a whole new car for him. It kind of breathed new life back into it and now he just always wants to drive it…That and I want to take photos of it again because its not booty-looking anymore haha…

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Jared’s new look is a particularly good look for me personally because I’ve always liked the Mugen SS front bumper. It makes for a whole new look for his car because he’s had that Powerhouse Amuse bumper on there for so long. The WED’s add a new dimension to his car too because he’s always been known to have only the best Mugen wheels on there. It really shook things up when he put the TC05 wheels on there. For better or for worse, it definitely drew some attention. I told him that its a good look because it doesn’t hurt to switch things up every now and then…

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The Eibach K-swapped ITR has come a long way since last year’s Eibach Honda Meet when they were literally building the car at the show for everyone to see…

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Rodrez’s Civic yet again…

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Donut’s track-bred Integra. I still remember when this was his daily commuter car and he was messing around with a G35 coupe. Seems like ages ago but man, he really transformed this thing into a monster…

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Another circuit-spec Integra build that competes in the Honda Tuning magazine “HT CUP CHALLENGE”…

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One more of Dave’s S2000. I love seeing his DA Integra at events because it is such a timeless build but it is always cool to see his S2000 because it makes you realize that he is still very much into modding Hondas after all these years….

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…and for my final shot from the 2014 Eibach Honda Meet, we take one last look at the RCG-built Integra owned by Jay Calderon. Love everything about this build and I look forward to seeing how it does at major shows like Wekfest this year. It should be interesting…

Alright, it’s 3:58 am here in Japan and I need to get back to sleep. I kinda just woke up to use the bathroom but decided that I really needed to finish this post before I start my Friday here. I actually had to go to the store here to find an adapter for my laptop charger to work because it has a three-prong plug that just does not work here in Japan. Shit cost me like $12 USD to make this post, haha. Hope you enjoyed it. That’s a wrap for now. Thanks for the support and for reading my ramblings. Signing off here from Tokyo.

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8 thoughts

  1. Nice wrap up, and thanks so much for including the Heeltoe Automotive HTSpec TSX in your coverage (the red one). Other note, the white NSX is Albert Tang from AAI/Buddy Club USA’s (also a fellow TSX fan, owner of a 1g from new). I agree with your sentiments on Michael Mao’s MF10s, but myself preferred the pre-wrap look. Spoke with lots of people that I’d never met before, I missed you at the meet. Maybe next time. Keep up the good work, Joey.

  2. Thank you for taking the time to finish up the post on the 3rd segment of eibach photos taken this past weekend. It is always a pleasure scrolling thru your blog seeing all the blood, sweat, and tears put into each and every individuals build!!

  3. Joey, thanks for taking the time to post all of your work like you do!!
    Great shots as always!!

    Enjoy Japan and looking forward to see what digital goodies you bring back!!

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