Wekfest Japan 2017 Coverage… Part 5 of 5…

Happy Friday all, welcome to the final concluding portion of the Wekfest Japan 2017 coverage. Today we’re gonna look at some of the photos that I captured towards the end of the day. By this time, all the judging had been finalized and the awards ceremony was about to take place. I had some free time so I made sure to go back to certain cars to take photos of them because I had missed-out on the opportunity earlier that morning. There were so many great builds at this show that I wish I almost had more time to just walk around and shoot but there was just too much going on. I even went back and got some more photos of certain cars because there was finally space to get different angles of these cars after some of the spectators had left. The sun was setting as well and there was just this beautiful gleam of natural light peeking in through the windows of the Port Messe venue. Overall, it was an amazing day. Thank you to the Wekfest USA and Japan crew for inviting me and Tiffanie out. It was a pleasure to see so many great cars, some new, some old, all spectacular. Enjoy the photos and have a great weekend everyone!…

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Zenki S14 Silvia rocking a rare Nismo 270R front bumper (Perhaps a replica?) and Volk TE37VSL wheels…

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FD2 Civic Type R wearing a combination of M&M Honda front bumper and FEEL’S front wide fenders along with rear FEEL’S over fenders…

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A couple more angles of the bagged NSX repainted a custom blue hue with Taitec front. Interesting touch with the “Honda Verno” banner…

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Really cool to see a Hakosuka Skyline that isn’t white or silver for a change. The orange is a nice touch and the black accents along with the black RS Watanabe wheels makes for a great looking classic…

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S&A Autocreate brought out this partially-completed Subaru BRZ running Rocket Bunny aero…

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Under the hood is where things get interesting. Gone is the stock 2.0L 4U-GSE engine and now in its place is (what will eventually be) a twin-turbocharged H6 3.0L Subaru engine. They are still in the mock-up stages as far as the routing of the turbo set-up goes but it looks like it’ll be a crazy build once it is all said and done. If it is anything like any of their other builds, it’ll probably be amazing no doubt…

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Speaking of interesting swaps, this ND-chassis MX-5 featured a 2.0L Skyactiv engine swap, an engine that wasn’t made available to this chassis in Japan, and custom turbo set-up by S&A Autocreate…

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Mercedes W124 coupe bagged on rebuilt 3-piece Porsche wheels…

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Takeshi Yamada swapped out his Hella DE cat eye set-up for a more traditional U.S-spec front end for Wekfest Japan…

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The 2017 Wekfest “Car of the Festival” once again…

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Yuuki Takebayashi’s MK1 Golf/Rabbit with the rare U.S. “Westmoreland” front end…

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Audi S7 laying low…

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I was slightly bummed that I didn’t get a better look at this Toyota Harrier before it left the venue…

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AP Garage’s BMW E30 cabriolet that I first saw at this year’s Osaka Auto Messe event with the Taifun brick headlight face…

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Masafumi Eto’s DB2 Integra GS-R…

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Mode Parfume’s newly completed Z34 Fairlady convertible on new SSR Professor SP5 wheels…

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Vertex Lang Kouki S14 Silvia on Work Wheels from Zerozero8…

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Kiyotaka re-installing the front plate on his BN Sports PS13 before leaving the show…

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I still can’t get enough of Ginpei Yamaguchi’s Ferrari 348TS…

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Number7’s PMC-S style Hako…

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N/A SR20DE PS13 Silvia with carbon fender flares and SSR Formula Mesh…

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This Civic was basically laying on its body already but still able to roll at this height…

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Immaculately resto-modded Datsun B110 wagon on BMD wheels…

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One more of the OS Giken TC24-B1 equipped S30Z…

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One of the best in the building that day had to have been this “Black Unlimited” AE86 Levin from Inazuma Works…

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Hiro, the owner of this Rocket Bunny FD, taking a break from the show propped-up on his rear wing…

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The beautiful E.Prime Racing AE86 Levin race car on newly-released Work Equip 40s…

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Tiffanie Marie was responsible for presenting the awards at Wekfest Japan 2017…

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Ryo Kaneta from USDM FREAX/USDM RULEZ magazine trying to snap a photo of me while I was snapping a photo of him…

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Masafumi Eto and his daughter came-up to grab his “Best Acura” award from Tiffanie…

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Salem was bored and did some artwork on the chalkboard at WFJP, which begs the question; why was there a chalk board at WFJP?…

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Liberty Walk Mazda Savanna…

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Some of the competitor cars headed towards the exit after the show concluded…

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I walked the show so many times that entire day but didn’t catch this FD until after it ended, how odd…

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Yasu’s EG6 all loaded-up and waiting for the drive back to Osaka…

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I really liked how Mao Nakai’s Skyline looked with the natural light coming into the building mixed with the HID headlights of Yasu’s Aristo so I snapped some photos..

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I should also mention that I love how his car looks now with the concave Volk TE37SL..

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Yasu’s Mode Parfume Aristo. This was our ride to the show from Osaka…

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Port Messe in Nagoya is an absolutely beautiful venue…

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That’s a wrap on Wekfest Japan 2017. Thanks for looking…

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