Wekfest Seattle 2017 Coverage… Part 4 of 4…

Well, this is it, the last portion of the Wekfest Seattle 2017 Coverage, featuring some of my personal favorite photos from the event that weekend. One of the things I was really excited about when I first saw what Centurylink Field looked like on the outside was how great the cars would look rolling in. Something about the old brick buildings across from the convention center with the bright blues and greens of the local Seattle sports teams just seemed like the perfect backdrop for photos. What I did not expect was that the entrance into the convention center was along the side of the building, where you wouldn’t see any of the adjacent buildings. It still made for cool scenery with the overpass and all, along with the entrance to Safeco Field where the Seattle Mariners play, but it just didn’t exude that ambiance that the other side of the building offered. Luckily, after the event, the cars exited on that side and once I realized it, I quickly ran out to capture some of the cars leaving the venue once the show concluded. The sun was setting just right, casting a glow of orange over that area of the city and it was just about perfect…

I couldn’t really ask for much more from this trip. I guess if there was one thing I did wish I could have had more of was time. I had plans to shoot some cars out there but just didn’t have much in terms of time to fulfill those ideas. It probably works out for the best because now I totally plan on coming back towards the end of summer to get those shoots done and to finally have a meet up there since everyone seemed to be asking me to host another. I think it’ll be fun to have one final get-together before summer ends and we can see some of these great cars outside. I don’t have anything definitive yet in terms of plans but I’ll be sure to let everyone know when I do figure it out. I gotta see what August is looking like for myself schedule-wise and I’ll get back to everyone. For now, enjoy these photos and thank you to everyone up there for the hospitality. It is always appreciated…

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Alvin’s E34 6-series BMW slammed on Alpina wheels…

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BMW M4 GTS on Rotiform wheels…

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Danilo Vila’s static UCF30 LS430 rolling with a catalog of T-Demand suspension components. The tire decal on the tread of his wheels looks to be just a factory tire sticker that was left unremoved but it is actually a custom decal from Steep Streets. Instead of listing the tire sizing, it actually says “24/7/365″…

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Wekfest Seattle offered quite the variety of vehicles from your average young enthusiats’ build to high-dollar exotics…

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Liberty Walk Performance R35 GTR on Forgiato wheels rocking a roof rack…

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If I remember correctly, I believe this build is from Vancouver or somewhere up in Canada. Looks cool though against the Seattle backdrop…

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R35 and R34 V-Spec together…

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The V-Spec on Volk TEs belongs to Charles Wong from Vancity…

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Widebody Scion FR-S from KMR wearing a green vinyl wrap…

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Stephen Sayer’s E30 coupe from Rennstall Motorsport…

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Beautiful red BMW E30 M3 owned by John Zuberek…

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Varis 86 with Voltex rear wing and Volk TE37SL…

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Franky Chan’s Civic CX hatchback rollin’ out without a hood…

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Caspar Hill’s Civic running a set of white Advan Racing RG wheels and a Rocket Dancer front lip…

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…in the rear is a Live Sport rear spoiler and Function7 subframe brace…

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Front air filter/box set-up feeding air into the custom intake manifold mounted next to the custom radiator within the opening of the C-West front on this Civic…

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Tomas’ from CITYSTARS Civic looking fresh after the recent makeover…

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Such a classic look to this Civic reminiscent of Honda builds from a decade back when things were nice and simple…

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William Potts’ RHD Mugen Integra Type R and Cooper Boudia’s Integra with traditional U.S. 98-01 face…

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Mugen front, sides, MF10 wheels, Ganadors, and a rear J’s Racing wing on Potts DC2…

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Cooper’s is a little more simple in exterior-styling with just an OEM Type R front lip, Spoon Sports side mirrors, and Spoon SW388…

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Joseph LaFlare reciting some spoken word poetry to anyone driving a Honda that day…

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Nice set-up on this Integra Type R running a Mugen Gen. II rear wing from Team Menace…

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Wekfest Seattle featured a solid gathering of R34 Skyline GTRs thanks to its proximity from neighboring Vancouver, British Columbia…

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One of the rarer builds in attendance was this Nissan Stagea wagon…

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Seemed like Bill Master was all-smiles all-day at Wekfest Seattle. Nice to see guys like him who have been pushing the Honda community up in the Pacific Northwest for years now finally get some recognition…

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Yasu finally left the comforts of California to experience his first car show outside of the state. He seemed to be pretty happy with the quality of vehicles in Washington…

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Huy Hoang’s turbocharged Mugen DC5, Super Street magazine cover car, making its way out of Centurylink after taking home the “Import of the Festival” award…

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Many fist pounds were had that day… Not to be confused with two men fisting each other..

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Probably my personal favorite shot of the day…

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Jackie Law’s turbocharged Voltex S2000 was every bit as good as I thought it would be in person. One of the rare times when a build I’ve been following online for years lived up to expectations…

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Ben’s NSX looking nice and sleek in black…

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Mr. Styles’ DB2 Integra was quite the head-turner…

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The rest of Huy Hoang’s Honda collection exiting the building…

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Toto Deleon was nice enough to find time to not work on his own car to take Huy’s Civic out to Wekfest Seattle. Hopefully by next year Toto will be driving his own again…

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The Lebron James of Pacific Northwest Community Basketball aka the Yellow Mamba celebrated his recent championship run in the UFC Gym Basketball Tournament by parading around in Huy’s Civic. He’s throwing up the deuces not to say “peace-out” but by reminding everyone how many championships he’s won since he renewed his gym membership…

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Huy’s white Mugen DC5 looking good on bronze Volk CEs…

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HKS-inspired livery on this wingless Evolution on Mag Blue TEs…

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Closing shot of the series featuring Austin and his FD RX-7 as he angled-out of the building…

Again, thank you to everyone for all the support and I hope you guys enjoyed the coverage. Until next time Northwesters, I guess I’ll see you soon!…

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