Eibach Honda Meet 2018 Coverage… Part 2 of 2…

Things have been pretty busy to say the least. Right after getting off a flight from Osaka, Japan, I was already right back at work unloading all the content I collected from Japan so I could make space on my memory cards for the Eibach Honda Meet. It would have been nice to just sit back and go through all the photos and video, but there’s no way I could just sit out this event. I even made sure to book my flight so that I could get back just in time. Now after going through the Eibach photos, I’m surprised by how much I was able to capture in such a short amount of time. Most of my day was spent running The Chronicles booth, with so many great people coming by to pick-up some merchandise to support the site. Normally I’d have Tiffanie taking care of that stuff but she’s still in the recovery so I didn’t want her to be stuck there all day in the heat moving merch around. She ended-up coming just to hang out so I had to find whatever spare moments I could in the morning to shoot. Luckily I had my boy Sang around to help me out. Whenever there was a moment where the clouds came in to shield out the bright sun, I ran around capturing every car I could within the vendor/VIP area. Unfortunately, I never did make it to the other side of the event where most of the other Hondas were. I really wanted to but just couldn’t find the time. Hopefully I can see the entire show next time but it was just way too crazy this year. I mean, it’s a good thing so I can’t really complain, but in a perfect world, I could see everything from end to end. During the brief moments when I did venture off, I saw some pretty nice cars coming into the event so I’m sure there were some good ones in the “other” lot. To be honest, I was so wrapped-up with everything going on at the booth that I didn’t even get to Vlog the event. People would come by and ask me if I was doing video stuff and I said I would get to it eventually, but it just never happened. By the time I found myself with some freedom to walk around some more, it was already the end of the day. Time just flew by, and I was there from about 7:30 AM to 5 PM. It seemed almost as if the day just fast-forwarded through. Nonetheless, today we are going to look at the second half of my Eibach Honda Meet coverage. These I guess you could say are the cream of the crop since they were brought in by vendors and what not to be showcased with their respective brands. Many you’ve come to be pretty familiar with over the years, some completely new and unseen until recently. Sit back and enjoy it, share if you like it, but whatever the case may be, thanks for taking the time to go through them…

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It’s nice to see GReddy out and about again at Honda events, making their presence known in the community now with Kenji from GReddy himself getting back into a Honda build. For the 2018 Eibach Honda Meet, GReddy brought out a full display and hosted this black AP2 S2000 running a Voltex front bumper and Volk TEs…

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Under the hood is an F22C engine running a GReddy turbo kit…

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Sang Pham’s turbocharged J’s Racing GT widebody S2000, now freshly repainted and pushing a nearly 600HP for “street driving”…

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Parked right next to Sang’s S2000 was the Autofashion USA-built Mode Parfume GaMu widebody S2000, both sitting on white Volk TE37…

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Jeremy Allgier’s always-impressive BB4 Honda Prelude build…

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Jeremy’s ARC-themed H23A VTEC engine equipped with a supercharger routed to a ARC intake arm and Induction Box…

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Daniel Stoicescu brought his brand new Integra build out from Arkansas to debut at the Eibach Honda Meet. The “Vasile Garage” Integra features a JDM ITR front face, Special Projects front lip, and 16-inch Advan Racing wheels…

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The engine bay of the Vasile Garage build  has been completely shaved clean and repainted. The centerpiece of the Integra is a K-series engine swap that is as clean as I’d ever seen…

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Custom black and paint splattered K-series valve cover hosting a Rywire titanium wire cover up top…

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From this angle you can see how clean the engine and transmission housing are, along with the Speedfactory tucked radiator and cooling set-up…

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Great execution overall and even better attention to detail. I also dig how the front core support has also been smoothed out and filled…

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Loi Hua from Loi-Spec Garage’s DC2 Integra Type R track car with First Molding hood, front lip, custom front splitter, Mugen MF10 wheels, PCI sides, and Crowhouse front fenders…

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Loi’s K-series set-up, in a very traditionally untucked engine bay. Check out how he mounted the external reservoirs for his JRZ coilovers on the driver’s side shock tower…

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Michael Mao’s Route KS Super Madonna NSX on bronze Volk ZE40 wheels hosted at the Falken Tires booth…

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Also in the Falken display area is Mike Schietroma’s K-turbo EM1 Civic SI, once again making the trek out from Arizona…

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Pretty difficult to improve on near-perfection so the engine bay has remained unchanged…

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John Cruz’s weekend track toy with a fresh J’s Racing vented hood straight out of the box…

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Under the hood of the Civic formerly known as “Goldie” is a B-series engine running TODA individual throttle bodies and a Spoon Sports valve cover complete with an Ichishima-signed carbon wire cover…

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Leon Casino spent much of the day guiding the massive crowd into the Eibach event while his widebody NSX was on display inside…

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Reggie Del Pilar’s bagged and widebody NSX on Work Emotion wheels on display at the Wilwood brakes booth…

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Next to the NSX was Thomas’ Civic which made the trip down to Cali from the great state of Washington. I got to shoot his Civic last year while I was in Seattle and it looks like he’s added some new things…

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The B16A features a JUN Auto-inspired valve cover, Spoon Sports cooling hoses, and an ARC intake arm and Induction Box…

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Robert Perez’s Spoon Sports-everything Civic was parked appropriately behind the Spoon Sports display area…

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Perez’s engine bay has every Spoon part you can think of from its huge catalog. He even takes the Spoon air filter on and off just for events!…

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It’s always nice to see stock-bodied, non cut-up S2000s just sitting nice and pretty on a good set of forged wheels…

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I first spotted this Civic a few months back at the Long Beach Formula D season-opener. I had no idea that it was K-swapped until I saw it again at Eibach…

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Not only was it K-powered, it also has a direct-port Nitrous set-up…

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This brand new Civic build from Slaughterboys was pretty impressive. The paint looked fresh out of the booth and the engine bay was top-notch…

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If I remember correctly, I believe this build actually won the “Best Engine Bay” award at the Eibach Honda Meet. The bay is smoothed-out and shaved clean, with a K20A engine running a KTuned intake manifold, along with a host of other KTuned products, and a yellow Spoon Sports valve cover for contrast…

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Hasback Civic line-up at Eibach was on point…

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Another of the Route KS Super Madonna…

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Jared Reyes’ track-bred Civic build…

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Bisi made the short drive from his shop over to Autoclub Speedway to hang out at the Eibach Meet in his turbocharged Honda Odyssey…

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Precision turbo peeking out of the engine bay with the intake pipe running over the core support to the intercooler…

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I finally got to get a good look at Dave Chik’s Civic build, which he has been hiding in his secret dungeon….

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Hosb Chacon’s FK8 Civic Type R on 18-inch Desmond Regamaster EVO II wheels…

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Though the Eibach Honda Meet was incredibly hectic, there were moments when guys could just relax and enjoy some drinks under the hot sun…

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I can’t remember the last time I saw a Kaminari front bumper for a DA Integra but Ho Dao apparently had one in storage and decided to bring it out. He also took his rebarreled Mugen wheels off and mounted a set of original Blitz Type 01…

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Jay’s NSX looked pretty spectacular on bronze Mugen MF10 wheels. I hear he’s got a pretty nice DB2 Integra GS-R as well…

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Always a staple in the West Coast Honda community is Mike G’s “Tank” Civic build, making an appearance at Eibach with a J’s Racing front lip, J’s hood, and Chargespeed front fenders…

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And well, that’s a wrap on this one. Sara Choi chuckin’ a deuce in her S2000 CR as we close things out for another successful year of the Eibach Honda Meet. Congrats to the staff and all involved with making this event as great as it has always been. Thanks for looking, Japan stuff coming up next!!…

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