Wekfest Japan 2015 Coverage…Part 3 of 3…

There’s so much going on lately around here that it almost feels like I’ll never have enough time to go through all the content I have for the site. On my desk is stacks and stacks of orders that need to go out and it is about 3 AM now. I spent most of last week finishing up all the Vlogs from Japan and the last three videos should be up on YouTube this week. While the videos are being rendered, I’ve been busy finishing up these photos from Wekfest Japan and I have still not even looked at the photos I captured from the Eibach Honda Meet. It’s crazy, haha. I want to say that I am overwhelmed but this is all stuff that is enjoyable to me so it doesn’t really seem like work. I just really have to squeeze more hours out of the day to get everything out for you guys to see…

Today, we have the last section of the 2015 Wekfest Japan event. Take a seat, relax, and enjoy. I need to get back to work. Somewhere in-between, I’ll somehow manage to sleep and eat, maybe poop, who knows. This weekend is the Wekfest LA event too so that means there is even more content forthcoming. Oh man. Don’t even get me started on June. It seems like I’ll be out of town every weekend doing car shit. And with that comes even MORE content, haha. Alright time to get back to packing up these orders from the storefront. I don’t even know if any of these sentences I’m putting together make sense. Enjoy!!..

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Kei Ootsuka’s Mugen-themed DA Integra on custom-built Mugen CF-48 wheels complete with Aero covers. Check out the custom-fabricated radiator piping. Pretty insane…

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White Rocket Bunny FD3S looking really clean sans graphical livery…

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EF9 Civic SiR representing Five Mart with individual throttle bodies and an interesting bamboo roll cage…

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Five Mart’s K-swapped DC2 Integra Type R. This build features a custom half-cut rear bumper, custom front fenders, and a C-West front lip. In the bay is a K-swap with a cleaned-up bay and the interior is equipped with a custom fabricated roll cage…

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Five Mart EF Civic sedan on really aggressively-sized Osaka JDM Loop5 wheels…

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Five Mart EK hatchback with Top1 front splitter and 16-inch Barramundi Design Toman wheels featuring a black-anodized face…

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A couple more shots of Masa’s widebody FC3S Savanna on DEEP custom BBS LM wheels…

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Z33 Fairlady owned by Hisa of Dropper car club based in Chiba, Japan on Work Durandal DD5.2 wheels…

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The Work Wheels booth featured this custom Toyota Soarer build with radiused front/rear fenders sitting on their highly-popular Work Meister M1 wheels…

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Tatsuhiko Murata’s Honda S2000 featuring Mugen pieces like an SS rear bumper, exhaust, roll bar, Recaro-produced Mugen MS-R seats. The front wears a OEM S2000 CR front lip and the motor is highlighted with a set of TODA Racing ITBs…

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BMW M5 looking really good on Work Meister M1s…

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I gotta admit, it is still weird to see SSR Formula Mesh wheels in such a large diameter. It doesn’t look bad or anything, it’s just a very different look, especially on a newer chassis like this Lexus IS…

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Nissan Skyline coupe reppin’ Hectopascal on gold-anodized Barramundi Design Grouper wheels…

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Masaki Morohashi’s S13 Silvia coupe looking great as usual. Sometimes you have a build that looks so good the way it is that you don’t really need to change the set-up…

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Loved this Jetta coupe slammed on DE Racing Chevlon WRD wheels…

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Suzuka Blue AP2 S2000 with Mugen front lip, hard top and custom-built Mugen M7 wheels…

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Honda Shuttle on Barramundi Design Eleven forged wheels…

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Interesting to see an Amuse front bumper originally meant for a Z34 modified to fit a Z33 face…

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One of the best builds in the building as always is this Scion FR-S built by WELD Technique Factory. Always been a huge fan of this car and I always make an effort to take some time to study it whenever I see it in person. The engine bay is just insane and the exterior is just beautiful in that deep metallic finish…

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Since it is a Work Wheels demo vehicle, the lip of the Work Durandal wheels on the FR-S features both company logos in a scatter pattern…

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Hiroki Matsuo’s AP2 S2000 on alternate sets of Volk Racing TE37SL…

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Kohei Miyata showed-up to Wekfest Japan in his ASM-themed S2000 with freshly refinished Volk Racing TEs in purple to match the purple cage…

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Shun Saito’s Vertex Lang Kouki S14 Silvia from LEVEL ONE Japan is without doubt, one of the best S-chassis builds in Japan…

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E46 BMW M3 coupe from LEVEL ONE Japan…

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Norifumi Kobayashi’s Honda Accord Wagon with Stoptech big brakes and 19-inch Volk Racing TE37SL….

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Slammed Honda Accord Euro-R on Work VS-XX…

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Shigeaki Hosoguchi damaged his front fender a week prior to the Wekfest Japan event but had it repaired just in time for the event. Looks like nothing even happened to it…

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it was pretty surprising to see how many modified Honda Integra sedans there were at Wekfest Japan. You don’t see them very often here Stateside but I love what they are doing to them over in Japan…

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Masatsugu Chiba’s turbocharged K-swapped CB Accord sedan…

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Bagged CD Accord coupe rocking an H22A engine swap….

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I’ve come to really like the Enkei RS-05RR wheels because they look great on just about any chassis…

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Another great wheel currently out is the Advan TCIII as seen on this Fairlady Z…

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Southside Auto Customs Honda CR-V…

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Southside Auto Customs USDM EF Civic bagged on BBS RS….

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J-Unit Mazda Atenza running newly-debuting Leon Hardiritt Gemut wheels….

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Honda Accord Euro-R on air suspension and staggered Work Meister S1 3-piece….

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This third generation Honda Fit was sitting on 10-inch wide Work Seeker wheels up front and 10.5s in the rear….

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Another set of Enkei RS05RR wheels, this time on an Audi wagon…

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Masato Muraki’s Honda NSX with rare Spoon Sports front bumper….

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Civic Ferio that’s been seen many times here on The Chronicles over the years…

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DC5 Integra Type R on SSR Professor MS3 wheels…

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Hiroki Nakano’s Mercedes C-Class on MAE Crown Jewels…

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Masaki Maeda’s DC5 Integra Type R recently received the full custom engine bay treatment via Tactical Art…

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Eishi Suzuki’s AP2 S2000 which is due for a major overhaul this winter…

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Keisuke’s HKS GT-Supercharged Scion FR-S….

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Masashi Kameoka’s EF9 SiR Civic on fresh 15×8 Volk TE37…

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Motoki’s K-EK from Tactical Art that was featured in Super Street magazine last year…

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…and we close out this series with some shots of Kazuya Kawashima aka Chibichan’s K-swapped Civic Ferio…

That’s a wrap folks. For the next update, we’ll resume the Vlog series covering out adventures in Osaka, Japan. Stay tuned!…

2 thoughts

    • Lol, it does look like that’s what it is. It’s actually a good idea; a much stronger chassis brace than the stamped sheet steel.

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