Archive for SEMA

I Hate Politicians

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on May 18, 2010 by ekhatch

and cops, and pretty much all authority figures. Look around, the country is a shit hole, but today today I’m going to have to give Congress a little credit. Originally brought to the table by SEMA, Senate Resolution 513 hereby recognizes July 9, 2010 as “Collector Car Appreciation Day”. Good news for us cars guys, but still, don’t they have more important things going on right now? Anyway, the resolution recognizes that “the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States.” and “encourages the Department of Education, the Department of Transportation and other federal agencies to work to support events and commemorations of ‘Collector Car Appreciation Day,’ including exhibitions and educational and cultural activities for young people.”

What may be even more interesting is that while reading about this resolution I learned about The Congressional Automotive Performance and Motorsports Caucus, a coalition of lawmakers who support the specialty-equipment aftermarket and recognize the industry’s positive impact on the economy. 100 Senators and House Representatives, republican and democrat alike, are members. Hmm…why am I still being profiled and pulled over just to get fucked with for having a carbon hood or an exhaust ticket for a 50 state certified system? Anyway, if you’re interested a complete list of it’s members can be found HERE

Just don’t give them too much credit, underneath it all they’re still just a bunch of liars, thieves, and hypocrites, some just happen to dig cars.

Devil Wing

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on November 9, 2009 by ekhatch

Aero break through or glorified JDM bug deflector?

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The italians tried it in the 80s, although it’s said this was more about getting around US minimum bumper height requirements than aerodynamics.

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A Closer Look

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on November 9, 2009 by ekhatch

at Bob Boileau’s ass kicking 1974 Civic 1200. Six SCCA national championships and clocked at 146.69 MPH on just 1200 CCs. This is another one of those cars that should never be restored.

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Ruckus Display @ SEMA

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on November 9, 2009 by ekhatch

Bowls LA making a Ruckus at SEMA. See what I did there.

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The Wheels of SEMA

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , on November 9, 2009 by ekhatch

Some pretty gaudy ones and some pretty neat ones, I am head over heels for the mag blue Enkei RPF1s!

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Crazy Super Mega SEMA 2009 Coverage

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 6, 2009 by ekhatch

All pix courtesy of teal_dx from Ohio Hondas, complete lack of 2010 Camaros and anorexic models courtesy of me lol!

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Five Axis xB at SEMA

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on November 5, 2009 by ekhatch

Five Axis has always impressed me with their craftsmanship and skill but not necessarily their style, until now! Red Sub WHAT!? Someone’s been paying attention to what James has been up to. I really like how the one off wheels capture the right look without being a direct copy of any one old school JDM wheel.

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Stick these on your hatch

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , on November 15, 2008 by ekhatch

Kumho dropped these new Ecsta SPTs at SEMA in a mind bending 385/15/22, I’m pretty sure they’re the first tires ever done in a 15 profile, fuckin steam rollers.

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Another SEMA EK

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on November 12, 2008 by ekhatch

I’m not wild about the wheels or stickers but damn she’s clean. Turbo K power!

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SEMA EK

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , on November 9, 2008 by ekhatch

I was looking at some SEMA pix today taken by Donut and saw an EK in the mix. Granted it’s not the greatest EK out there but it’s nice to know that a 10 year old econobox still has it’s place among the SEMA exotics, muscle cars, and concepts.

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