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During our lifetime, we all hope in some form or another to acquire some kind of fame and stature for either ourselves or something that we’ve done or built. Rene Bolanos of Whittier, California, and a member of Prophecy Car Club, has built a car that has taken on a life of its own and gets its shin

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Guys, take notice! This issue’s cover car is owned by Ms. Dara Sodano of Martinez, California, not a team or crew, but a real live woman. When we first saw the car a couple of years back, we were impressed. We were even more impressed when we found out that so

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When it comes to observing his civic responsibilities, Josue “Sway” Rivera of Inglewood, California, went wild with not only his imagination but also his finances. From inception to completion, his vehicle was the platform by which his artistic expressions were catapulted by the checkbook. The car’s

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There are a few ways to make a project happen . . . you could throw a truckload of money at it and have someone do it for you or you can build it yourself with a little more time and patience. Imani Shakur (no relation to Tupac, R.I.P.) is of the latter company and did what few in the import scene h

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When Nick Goloskie of Azusa, California, first began working on his ’97 Honda Prelude, the car was to go under the scalpel almost as many times as Michael Jackson. Okay, maybe not that many times, but consider this: the car went through fours sets of wheels, two paint jobs and a total of three body

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Have you ever found yourself caught up in your own dream, trying to control the outcome, but it never really comes to life? Try as you might, something disturbs your dream, a dog barking, your girl stealing the blanket from you or your car getting jacked right out from under you? Huh?! Hey, this is

Tech & How-To

One of the quickest and least expensive ways to change the looks of a stock paint job is by adding custom vinyl graphics, including the latest trend, “3D” gel-coated (epoxy) or “raised” vinyl graphics. However, the whole process of creating the graphics has re