Driven 2016: Part 2

Part 2 here we go!

We’re about 100 pictures in… I am trying to get about 50ish pictures edited at a time before my mind starts wandering off somewhere else. I’ll try to get a few more out tonight and get one more post in me before I call it quits today.

Ricky and I took a walk around taking some random snaps – maybe if I can convince him, he’ll give me his photos to post up on here as well. Our tactic this year was to start at the far end and make our way back. I was thinking that way we wouldn’t be too tired by the end of it… Didn’t work out so well lol! You’ll see I post, it gets busier and busier – originally I wanted to take all the pics before the doors opened. The bad part about it is that people were still cleaning and getting their cars ready so I either didn’t get a picture or never came back around at all. Sorry to those that I missed – again, tried to capture what I could.

Maybe it’s just me and my OCD, but two of my biggest pet peeves at a car show: mod list signs and doors/trunks/hoods all open. You just can’t capture a good picture while any of those are in play. It’s the worst.

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Over in the Dub Dynasty booth…

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And directly behind me in the Bag Barn booth – a bagged STI

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Forgive me and my lack of knowledge on trucks. I just know they look bad ass.

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A mint – not quite Tiffany – green R32. Interesting colour scheme – I dig.

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A work in progress for the Dub Dynasty guys – Jesse has posting progress pics on Instagram for quite some time and it’s super cool to see it coming together. Last year it was a lifeless shell…

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Now it’s got a heart and some pieces of legs…

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Man, look how clean that rotor is. A lot – if not all – of the fabrication is done by Jesse and Mike. Can’t wait to see this finally come together.

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Crazy, flared Focus on copper wheels. I thought it looked pretty good!

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Hard lined trunk set up in the back.

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Over in the Haute AG booth, STI hatch on Meister S1R’s

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A supercharged G35. I recall last year when this in the illmotion show and shine, it was loud as hell. Crazy.

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M3 Sedan

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Race prepped Lexus GS. If I remember correctly, this was used as a drift car at one point. Maybe it still is… Haven’t seen much pictures of it as of late.

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Daniel’s track ready M3 with Advan inspired livery.

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Was digging this. Loved the facelift… I wasn’t a big fan of wagons until this year. If it’s done right, they look absolutely deadly.

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Pretty nice colour on this wrap.

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Sick Prius on Meisters. I wouldn’t have it any other way lol.

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A very clean LHD Supra Targa on Meister S1 3PC in the Beyond booth.

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Richard’s supercharged Mustang on bronze Works. Love the JDM + Domestic combo.

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Jack’s LS-powered 240.

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He recently got some work done by Nick Prah in the engine bay. Difficult to see, but absolutely flawess work by Nick, as expected.

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Over in the 403Media booth, a wild orange, widebodied 350Z. I read a thread on this a few months back when it was still in it’s developing stages. Turned out great and super clean.

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The first M&M widebody S2000 I’ve seen. I’m not sure how I feel about it, but cleanly executed overall. The color makes it look even more like a shark (not a bad thing). lol

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I just feel like it needs a wing… But I’m biased…

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Benji’s TSX back for his second Driven show in Calgary. The last time I photographed this was last year, a few months before he was crowned Tuner Battleground champion with PASMAG. I’m glad he still remembers me 🙂 (kidding, Benji)

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Still looking clean as ever. I remember commenting how clean his front bumper is. He makes road trips all over the place and it’s perfect. I drive 30km a day to work and back and I have chips already. WTF.

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I didn’t get a chance to take pics of many bikes… But this one was cool. Paint was awesome.

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I loved this S2000 on mag blue TE’s with ASM front bumper. So clean.

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The first RWB Porsche to come from Calgary.

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One more. Very clean.

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Aldo telling you to come down to Driven…

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RC350 with the Rocket Bunny kit and TE37’s. Super clean in white.

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Just needed suspension and it would have been money. In time, I’m sure…

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Simon’s Rocket Bunny FRS – later going onto with Best in Show FRS/BRZ. Well deserved – I’ve watched this come together through Instagram as well. Lots of the work was put in by himself – good job! Simon was part of the Beyond booth and Arianny was pretty much right in front.

He later went on to ask her to take a pic beside my car for me (he knows Arianny and I are a thing). That’s the best award of the whole show! Thanks again!

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One more shot. I love the wheels as well – I remember wanting a set when they first came out but had no car to put them on :(.

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We were waiting around for Arianny and ended up only waiting for about 15 minutes once she arrived. (Not including the 45 minutes we actually waited around before she arrived LOL).

She wouldn’t really let anyone take selfies, so she took them for everyone. Whatever – just mess it up by looking at the screen instead of the camera instead, Jason. GOD.

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Aldo getting in close, making sure he doesn’t have to wash that hand anymore.

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Ricky respecting her arm space.

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And one last one with me. Cause why not.

Part 3 later tonight, ladies!

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