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Tuner Evolution 2018 – SoCal

They came and conquered. East Coast, Tuner Evolution invades Southern California and flexes – HARD!

10 minutes after 11AM, I panicked, wondering what the hell happened to everyone? Rumor has it that a truck was blocking a bay door which the Anaheim FD said, no, no. No access until that beast is moved. After finding the owner and its keys, and 70 minutes later, a rush of bodies including, media, spectators, and participates flooded the show floor at Anaheim Convention Center. Yes, it took that long for it to clear. Without worry, the show went on. The main stage had performances and a bikini contest, while off to the side was a B-Boy contest. Both packed with spectators. At times, it was difficult to get a shot in because of the constant flow, even up to the end of the show, which went about 90 minutes over to give everyone their cash worth.

But seriously, Tuner Evolution didn’t disappoint. I personally waited months and was excited for it to come to Southern California. It’s one of the few shows that DAYUUM will be participating this year. Big ups to the Jay and the Tuner Evolution crew. No doubt it is not easy to come from the east but you can say, they invaded and conqueued.

Words: Denny H.

Photos: Denny H. and Gilbert C.

Ladies of Tuner Evolution 2018 – SoCal

When you see Rite Aid, you see ice cream. When you see Korean BBQ, you see bulgogi. Ok, stupid comparisons, but you get the idea. Honestly, no one came here to read. So, without further ado, let me introduce you to the Ladies of Tuner Evolution. If you want to see some hot rides… Well, you will have to wait till tomorrow.

Words: Denny H.

Photos: Gilbert C.

Janis True

Ela Pasion

Trista Mikail

Nicole Marie Reckers

Brittani Paige

Leo Dignadice

Sabrina Bing

Jess Pham

Drea Lynn

Nicky Park

Mimi Jade

Jessica Sunok

Catherine Lynn

Julia Kha

Faith Marone

Savannah Elle

Lily Tea (left) and Donna Sunday (right)

Vinny Mac

Kelly Park

Brittany Murata

Jessica Weaver

Michaela Sato

SEMA 2016 Recap

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sema-2016-6064If you are an automotive enthusiast, then you know the mecca of car events, SEMA. We’ve covered it through the years and since the recession, it has gotten bigger and bigger every year. This year SEMA celebrates it’s 50th year and without a doubt, it’s also a reunion of current and past partners. It’s a week where you can gorge on 50 dollar buffet dinners and not feel too guilty because you’re walking an average of 10 miles a day. With over 3000 vehicles, it’s easy to miss a good amount. therefore. you walk though the halls and snap whatever catches your attention.

For example, the field-savaged, body-dropped, rotary-powered, 510 built by Twisted Images, sitting low on AirLift suspension and classic BBS wheels.sema-2016-6236

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Thanh’s Scion FR-S built by Auto Tuned in Monrovia, and styled by Fatlace with a Ilene million-piece kit. Twiggy’s FR-S sits on AIrLIft Performance Suspension on custom Rotiform WGR wheels and powered by Sprinted Supercharger.sema-2016-6118

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This copper and black Cadillac sled was tucked away in the North hall, which was accompanied by this nicely built bike.sema-2016-6103

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AirLift Performance had an ultra-wide RWB Porsche with Rotiform wheels and an 80’s classic BMW E30 on Rotiform Wheels. OMG!sema-2016-6153

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Mikey made waves in Toyo Tires booth with his 997 fitted with a Old&New kit from Japan. A kit which resembles the 930 slantnose Porsches of the 70’s and 80’s. It’s a Porsche that I always admired, especially in the Targa form. Ah, 911 Targa Slantnose, YUM!sema-2016-6197

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Ace Wheels / AMF Forged teamed up with Kuhl Racing and stopped anyone in their tracks. The hand-carved GTR and STi, were just amazing!sema-2016-6190

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Japanifornia, a Dodge Charger on TE’s. Oh, Yeah!sema-2016-6205

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Too fresh is Ryan Tureks Ferrari powered 86. LS What?sema-2016-6111

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The Tjin Edition Explorer made its debut in Falken Tire’s booth as you enter the North Hall and Gold Parking lot. It sports a matching Honda Quad.sema-2016-6063

Gene’s Civic Si.sema-2016-6162

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Fortune’s Cinemamotive Focus front and center in Ford’s booth.sema-2016-6098

WD-40 Camaro, designed by Neil Tjin of Tjin Edition at PowerNation TV for SEMA Cares. The 1967 Camaro will be auctioned off at Barrett Jackson in Scottsdale and the proceeds will go to Childhelp, a non-profit organization aiding victims of child abuse.sema-2016-6219

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From a technology stand-point. I couldn’t get my eye’s off AccuAir’s ENDO Series of modular air tanks. Seriously, an air suspension game changer, again!sema-2016-6137

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Dump Trucks, Yea! Can go wrong with slammed x boost!sema-2016-6082

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And… I’m going to leave you with some NsEX!sema-2016-6172

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Thanks for checking out the feed, now unto the rest of the gallery! Have a great day! -Denny @dayuumden

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