Wekfest Long Beach 2017 Coverage… Part 2 of 2…

It’s crazy to think that Wekfest San Jose is already this coming weekend. This year has just flown by… One minute it seemed like I was perpetually on a plane back and forth to Japan and now we’re knee-deep in the West Coast show season. As explained in Part 1, I didn’t get a chance to shoot much during the morning of the Wekfest LA event because I wasn’t there. I really wish I was because it looked like a great event overall. We didn’t get to shooting until around the middle of the afternoon and with so much going on, we didn’t get a chance to walk the entire show like we had planned. Today, we’re going to be looking at some of the photos which we did capture, starting off with some shots from Tiffanie Marie and then some more from myself. Check it out and I’ll catch-up with everyone this weekend at the Northern California Wekfest event, which looks to be quite the promising one, being that it is the “Super Bowl” of car shows. I hope you all make it out. Come spend the day checking out some of the best cars in the country. I look forward to it. If you’re traveling from afar, safe travels, and if you’re local, you really have no reason to come out and show support to your fellow car enthusiasts…

Here we go with Part 2 of 2…

Wekfest Long Beach 2017

Words by StickyDilJoe

Photos by StickyDilJoe & Tiffanie Marie

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James’ custom Mode Parfume Lexus SC430 with body work and paint by Buddha Concept Designs…

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Will Tetro’s twin-turbo LS-powered FC on BC Forged wheels from Florida…

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KPGC10 Hakosuka Skyline…

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Y51 wearing a one-off Mode Parfume kit made in carbon fiber…

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Peep that classic Mugen exhaust on Jonathan Wong’s EF hatchback…

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Lexus 2GS wearing K-Break aero and Work Emitz wheels from Endless Projects…

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Kyoei USA’s bagged Toyota Century limo…

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Sang Pham’s J’s Racing widebody, Full Race turbocharged, AP2 S2000…

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Tommy’s turbocharged DC5 RSX…

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In the engine bay of Tommy’s DC5 are a host of gold-plated engine components, including the turbo housing, with all piping created from titanium…

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Nice shot by Tiffanie of the DC5 under the setting sun…

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Voltex-everything widebody Mitsubishi Evolution on Volk TE37V Mark II wheels…

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Simply-executed FD3S RX-7 with an engine bay filled with polished bits to dress-up the rotary engine…

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NSX from West Collective running 16×8/17×9 staggered Mugen MF10 wheels…

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Pure VIP’s widened UCF30/31 LS wearing Mode Parfume aero and Work Meister S1…

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Prestige Marketing’s GT Haus E92 BMW M3…

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Michael Mao’s Route KS Super Madonna Acura NSX emerging from the shadows to make an appearance at Wekfest LA…

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Leon Casino’s Sorcery NSX on WEDS TC105N…

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This 1968 supercharged V8 Camaro dubbed “Lucy” ultimately won the “Car of the Festival” honors at this year’s Socal Wekfest event…

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Huge BDS blower mounted to the Crower-equipped V8 engine…

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Nicely laid-out display with the fiberglass front-end off the car on the grassy backdrop of Long Beach, CA…

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Wingless, J’s Racing-styled AP2 running a single Status Racing seat…

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Mike Schietroma’s K-turbo EM1 coupe got a nice little spot by the water at the show with the Queen Mary as its backdrop…

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Not much else you can do to this beautifully-assembled turbocharged K20 engine bay…

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Perhaps the last time we will see an image from Wekfest with the Queen Mary in the distance…

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Vortech-supercharged AP1 S2000 on bronze TEs with a Voltex front bumper…

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Vlene widebody Scion FR-S from Autotuned on aggressive Rotiform wheels…

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Mike Vo from MV Wraps’ Black Pearl Complete Lexus LS460…

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3M-sponsored JZA80 Supra rocking Ridox aero…

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Chuy’s Integra Type R, recently featured in Super Street magazine, on new 16×8 Mugen MF10…

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David Andrade’s Mode Parfume Phantom GaMu LS430 on Superstar wheels…

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California sunsets by the beach with one-off Rocket Bunny aero and meaty tires…

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Aimgain GT R35 GTR from Pure VIP…

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TRA Kyoto Pandem R32 Skyline GT-R in Midnight Purple on custom BBS LM wheels…

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Sam Hagen from Central Pine’s personal Y33 Q45 build on full T-Demand suspension…

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Alex Duenas’ custom Aimgain-kitted Y33 Q, also running a full catalog of T-Demand components, allowing it to roll at this static height…

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JDM Wong’s EF being carefully loaded onto a trailer…

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Side profile of David’s LS airred-down with the city of Long Beach in the back…

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Team work making that dream work…

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Yuta’s custom ramps probably not working out quite as he expected…

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White Volk TE37 Saga wheels looking good on Sang’s wide S2000…

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These custom Mugen MR5 wheels are actually for sale currently, if anyone is interested in this set-up…

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Side videw of the Aimgain GT widebody kit on this matte purple-wrapped R35 GTR…

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Tiffanie cleaning-up our booth after the show while Mode Parfume boss Masao Hirano is actually doing all the work…

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One more of the Prince Motor Car-themed Hakosuka…

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Caught this bug kicking-up some dust on its way out…

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Tetro’s exceptional FC3S build. Great to see it out in California…

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Rob’s Spoon Sports-everything Civic cruising out of the venue…

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The FC getting set to be loaded onto the truck for its journey home…

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Great to see Ahmed’s Integra Type R running after all this time. He’s always running into some sort of issue but its finally working now…

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Sang on his way home to San Diego…

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Big Steve’s amazing Mode Parfume LS400 on SSR Professor TF1…

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…And that’s a wrap on Wekfest LA. Again, sorry for the lack of photos from some of the many other great builds from the event. Looking forward to shooting way more in San Jose this weekend. See everyone there!!…

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