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Apr 26, 2013

Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance Car Show is Coming!

Los Angeles, CA (W&HM) - We learned that the great vintage car show of Concours d'Elegance will be held at the grand location of Greystone Mansion & Park on May 5th.  This is not your typical car show.  All cars are pre-1975 in their mint condition, as well as a diverse lines of motorcycles.  Even though the ticket price is above most of the regular car shows, it has a lot of amenities, as well as the prestige location.  If you have the spare time and money and a love for lux and posh vintage cars, this car show is for you!

Here is from the organizer:

"The May 5 Greystone Mansion Concours d'Elegance is almost here. All-inclusive
tickets on-sale now! Check out the website for tix, parking info and greats
pics. We'll be there, will you? www.greystoneconcours.org"

Apr 15, 2013

2013 Eibach Meet by LumDigital (Updated)

2013.0417 Updated: According to Clint, who was at the factory tour, Eibach said that they do in-house production as much as possible. This is a key difference than others, that the parts are built with high quality and precision and durability here in the US.  And the tight precision control as well as the abilities to produce part shapes that are difficult to manufacturing, set them apart from other manufacturers or import companies.We can see the success formula in this great company!

cars.wheelsandheelsmag.com / Los Angeles, CA (photo by Clinton, Text by Py) - Our true car-passionate Clinton Lum, right after two long days of gruesome Formula Drift event coverage, went to the Eibach car meet and had a cool factory tour,  Eibach is well known for their professional grade springs as well as anti-roll kits.  This meet was a great opportunity to see how the products are actually made and meet other Eiback enthusiasts.

To really understand the great products from Eibach, Clint did a factory tour and was shown how the great products are made, including the shock springs, and others.  The quality control  room and shops also showed how the product were well tested and manufactured, including their PRO KIT, PRO-PLUS, and other PRO series products.

Coming back to the awesome cars, there were several cool ones at the parking lot with the product.  Scion's FR-S seems to be a favor these days.  

There will be more Eibach meets coming up, including the May 19, 2013, Eibach Honda meet at Lake Elsinore, CA.  Awesome!


2013 #formuladrift Round 1 Long Beach Highlights

Long Beach, CA (Py) - Following the first quick view of the 2013 Formula Drift Long Beach practice run, the real competition to settle who's the best in the opening run happened on day 2.

Here is a quick pictorial of the competition as well as some expo's cool cars.  More to come!

Apr 12, 2013

2013 Formula Drift Round 1 Long Beach Day 1 Quick View #formuladrift #drifting

wheelsandheelsmag.com / Long Beach, CA (Py) - We want to bring you the first hand pictures of the Formula Drift Round 1 Long Beach event.  The Friday opened with an overcast, but when the practice run started, the clouds got burned out, and the sky is replaced with the smoke coming from the tires of the fierce FD drifting competitors trying out the course.

This year is the 10th anniversary of Formula Drift, and there are a lot of new changes brought to the cars, the competition, and the event.  The first thing you may or may not notice is the look of the driver decal.  They are smaller than the past big square and have a subtlety in them.  However, if you blur  your camera a bit, then sure you will miss the name and the number or sometimes the country flag.  But we are sure that the true fans know their beloved drivers and cars by heart already.

Then the competition rules are also different.  The new scoring system makes today's competition even more important.  Check out the Formula Drift web site for more information [ext link].

There are also new entries of cars, including the FR-S's for Ryan Tuerck and Tony Angelos.  This adds more diverse flavors to the races and see how they fare compared to others.


We look forward to tomorrow's main competitions and see who will come out the top and which car is the best!  Stay tuned!

2013 DUB Show LA Car Artworks Pictorial Highlights #DUB #carpaint #carart

Los Angeles, CA (W&HM) - The art works of some of the cars are literally artworks.  Some of them are a show of graphic design.  Then some of them are cool image transfers.  All of these make the DUB Show LA a wonderful place not only for the cool metals, but also for the art appreciation.  It's definitely a both-sides brain stimulation environment.