Wekfest Japan 2016 Coverage…Part 2…

What’s up all, I’m vigorously preparing for the Wekfest LA event this weekend so I’ll leave the intro brief today. I actually have a booth this year, which I haven’t really done in the past so make sure to stop by and say what’s up if you’re at the event. I will have some merchandise for you guys as well if you wanna pick up some stuff to support the site. Anyways, here are more photos from Wekfest Japan 2016. I still have some more photos to throw up but I’ll try to get them up this weekend along with a new Vlog. Alright, have a great weekend guys, and see everyone soon if you’re heading out to WFLA…

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The front end of the widened TRA Kyoto Pandem EG6 Civic…

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…if you saw the Vlogs, you’ll remember that we had a chance to talk to the builder from Rhythm Motors and the car is actually powered by a B-series motor and not a K like the EF9 they built a couple years back…

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Rocket Bunny RPS13 180SX on Work Meister wheels…

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PS13 Silvia with fender flares and some deep-dish SSR Formula Mesh wheels…

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Atsushi Oka’s Rocket Bunny Z33 Fairlady is a car that I often like to capture photos of. I can honestly say that I am not that huge of a fan of this particular TRA Kyoto kit but Oka’s execution of it with the wheels is on point….

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I love the Air Jordan-inspired Work Meister S1 wheels. The other side of the car is also completely different with a set of the same Work S1 wheels redone in a white finish…

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90s-era Toyota Soarer sitting low on Volk TE37SL…

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Yasutaka Shimomukai’s freshly repainted custom widebody Audi A6 sedan on 19×12 CCW wheels…

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Pandem widebody BMW M3 coupe on Enkei wheels…

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First-ever TRA Kyoto Pandem widebody E30 BMW coupe….

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Rocket Bunny S30Z on RS Watanabe wheels. I believe this is Kei Miura’s personal car. Nice touch with the Hoosier tires…

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A few more of the Pandem EG6 with the bronze Volk TE37V wheels lurking behind the custom Pandem aero disk covers….

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Custom widebody E90 BMW on Work Meister M1R…

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Low ‘N Slow Japan crew represented well with this Kouki S14 on Infinitewerks wheels…

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…along with this Z33 Fairlady convertible with Amuse front bumper and VIP Modular wheels…

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Shinpei Yamashita’s EK9 Civic Type R on aggressive Work Meister CR-01 wheels seated under radiused rear wheel wells…

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Phaze2 Tomo’s Civic Ferio always looking spectacular…

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Keisuke Morita’s USDM Scion FR-S on new Enkei NT03 wheels…

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Phaze2 Ikuto’s freshly painted AP1 S2000 with massive StopTech brakes and Volk Racing TE37….

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Yasu Shimomukai’s HKS GT-Supercharged S2000. For those who watched the Vlogs and were wondering, no we never really did figure out what was wrong with the motor. It really just needs a re-tune and some maintenance work and it should be fine…I think…

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CL7 Honda Accord Euro-R on CCW LM5 wheels…

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Phaze2 Mao’s Skyline GT sedan wearing Wald aero, a Voltex wing, and CCW wheels. The only difference from it’s WFJP appearance this year is that the car is now on Airrex suspension…

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Honda CR-V sitting pretty low on Volk TE37 Ultra. Also notice the Recaro seats inside…

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One of my favorite builds of the entire event was this AE86 Corolla Trueno from Inazuma Worx…

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The engine bay alone is worth the price of admission to get into the Wekfest event. The 4AGE 20-Valve motor features a intricate custom header and bolted to the opposite side are Keihin CR side-draft carbs….

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Allowing the Trueno to sit aggressively like this with this amount of camber are retrofitted suspension components from a Nissan S13 meshed with some ingenuity and fabrication…

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I’ve always been a huge fan of Teru Ito’s RA Odyssey build with H22A swap but I fell in love with it all over again when he showed up to Wekfest Japan 2016 with a complete Mugen kit. The kit is probably one of the better designed kits that Mugen has ever come up with and it just makes the Odyssey look so aggressive. Paired with the Volk TE37 wheels at that ride height…oh man, simply Odyssey perfection…

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Makoto Kikuchi’s Mazda MPV mini-van with 2.3L Mazda Speed3 engine swap and 6-speed manual conversion….

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This EK from GRINDERS looked really cool with the custom front bumper which looks to be an original Airwalker front fused with a added lower lip….

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Masafumi Eto’s FG2 Civic coupe is incredibly well thought-out and is always one of the best engineered vehicles in the building. Don’t let it’s wild looks fool you, the engine resting inside the bay is a built motor from our friends over at Spoon Sports…

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Beautifully-executed Volkswagen Rabbit from Crazy Rabbitt crew which ultimately won the “Best of Show” honors…

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EF9 Civic representing Five Mart/OsakaJDM running their widened front fenders and new Loop6 wheels…

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A couple more of Yamashita’s EK9. Under the hood of this CTR is a B16B motor built by M&M Honda…

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Task Ogihara’s slammed EF hatchback on old Enkei wheels…

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Nice to see one of my favorite builds again from last year’s WFJP event. This FC3S looks crazy in person with the incredibly aggressive BBS LM wheels…

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A closer look at the Car Peace AE86 4AGE motor…

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Run Auto Inc. EG6 Civic featuring a completely shaved-smooth engine bay with a B-series engine that still retains air conditioning…

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Stopping here for now with a quick look at the new TRA Kyoto “Boss” FD3S RX-7 which looks every bit as weird in this photo as it does in person…

That’s a wrap for now. Stay tuned for Part 3 coming up next. For those of you who are gonna be at Wekfest LA this weekend, see everyone there!!…

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