The first year of PRIME. A bit cliche, but it does seem like yesterday that Pravan and I met to discuss the creation of a brand that would truly represent the JDM automotive community in the Tri-State area. The two of us, along with some of our trusted partners, set out to bring that concept...
If you haven’t checked out our first piece on First Class Fitment written by Edwin, please check it here. As Edwin mentioned, FCF is something that many enthusiasts like ourselves look forward to. It is not merely due to tradition but rather the selection of cars that can be found at the show. FCF has...
Expansion of facilities, sales and employees are all valid measures of growth for companies but with automotive companies, it is a bit different. Within the automotive industry, growth comes in the form of industry recognition and involvement of car builds destined for nationwide shows such as the New York International Autoshow (NYIAS) and the Specialty Equipment...
During the spring/summer months, the show tours come and go, then we have a long break. Most of the local community has their calendars marked, counting down the days to First Class Fitment (FCF). Not only is the show undoubtedly a good time, it’s one of the last days of the year when the entire...
This summer I had some time to explore life outside of work and academia so I went to Bangkok. Although my parents are from there, I’ve never felt a sense of belonging when I visited the land of smiles. I’m neither a tourist nor am I a resident. I exist as a hybrid between the...
With the kind of traffic we get in the city, the last thing you want is to be in a race car with no AC, bucket seats, no power steering, and headache-inducing fumes. These are just a handful of concessions we have to accept in order to drive something fast in the city but is there...
Bayside blue is a color we often associate with Nissan and the well-endowed R34 GTR. Honestly, it’s hard to pull off that color unless there are some really aggressive body lines. I’ve seen the color on R32s and it doesn’t do it for me. There is so much involved in picking the right color and it’s as...
This year is the year of the Rotary Revival. No longer Japan and Asia only, it was time to celebrate the owners of rotaries and RX-7’s in our own city. Here’s how it all went down. Please View in HD. We’ll see you next year!
Shot and edited by Vin Photography, produced by PRIME in partnership with Regiment Zero. Sponsored by Regiment Zero and 63 Autobody.
OGRE – Gondola
Magic Sword – Uprising
Whenever Wekfest comes to town, one can pretty much guarantee the quality of the builds is going to set to a high standard. All of those epic builds you’ve been following on Instagram are finally going to be right before your eyes at the Edison Convention Center in New Jersey. Some of us have been...