Rocket Bunny RPS13

Photos by Philip Aragones and THE aSTIG

Rocket Bunny RPS13 Custom Pinoy Rides Car Photography Manila Philippines Philip Aragones THE aSTIG pic1
Before the Rocket Bunny Toyota 86 / Subaru BRZ / Scion FRS became cool, there was the Rocket Bunny S13. I should say, even in though this kit is several years old, it definitely makes this RPS13 stand out in a sea of more modern customized and modified cars. All of a sudden, the RPS13 looks timeless and awesome at the same time. Combine that with super-wide wheels with aggressive offset and tire stretch and you have yourself a winner. Would you agree?

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KEN BLOCK’S GYMKHANA SEVEN: WILD IN THE STREETS OF LOS ANGELES

KEN BLOCK’S GYMKHANA SEVEN: WILD IN THE STREETS OF LOS ANGELES Custom Pinoy Rides Video
Ken Block takes a different spin on gymkana this time around, as instead of driving in his usual office – a rally car, he takes on the new gymkhana course in a custom-built AWD Ford Mustang.

Needless to say, this video is pure awesomeness, and has taken the meaning of gymkhana once again to an all-new level.

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Custom Pinoy Rides Events >> The 2014 MANILA AUTO SALON (Press Release)


The Manila Auto Salon starts TOMORROW! All I can say is, you have to be there, else you’re missing half of your life.

For more details, along with ticket prices, etc., check out the Official Press Release below. See you there?

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Pinoys Abroad: HSV 6.2L LS3 V8 Power in Australia!

Pinoys Abroad Christopher Agam Custom Pinoy Rides HSV LS3 V8 Power in Perth Australia
Though HSV or even Holden cars aren’t available in the Philippines, that doesn’t mean that Pinoys can’t get to own one. Christopher Agam, who is based in Perth, Australia, is one of the lucky Pinoy car guys who rolls in one – specifically this murdered-out wonder you see here. Who wouldn’t want to own something that’s powered by a 6.2L LS3 V8? And isn’t it awesome having the convenience of four doors, a back seat, and a trunk (or “boot,” as the Aussies call it)? Imagine driving an Evo or Impreza STi that’s Rear-Wheel-drive, and without the turbo lag. How much fun would that be?

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Custom Pinoy Rides Events >> The 2014 MANILA AUTO SALON


Alright guys! We’re so excited about this and you should be too! Yup, it’s that time of the year again where all the coolest, hottest, most awesome rides in the country gather together under one roof to celebrate the 2014 Manila Auto Salon. So I don’t know about you but we’ll definitely be blocking November 20-23, 10am-8:30pm on our calendars. You should too! See you there!

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Would You Believe that this was Originally an A31 Cefiro? (Conversion to Nissan R35 GT-R)

Atoy Customs Nissan Cefiro A31 to R35 GT-R Drift Car Conversion Custom Pinoy Rides Car Photography Manila Philippines pic1
If you’ve been amazed at what A-Toy Customs has done in converting an R33 Skyline into an R35 GT-R, then all the more if you found out that the were able to convert an A31 Cefiro into an R35 GT-R, as you can see in our featured car today.

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“Boso-Sogo” Big-Body Toyota Corolla

Boso-Sogo Big-Body Toyota Corolla Custom Pinoy Rides Car Photography Manila Philippines pic1
We’re naming this Big-Body Toyota Corolla “Boso-Sogo” just because we want to. No offense to the owner, as we don’t know if that’s what he calls it, but that’s just what we thought of calling it, mainly because of the bosozoku-inspired theme, combined with the Sogo logo where, correct me if I’m wrong, has a Geisha peeping from behind a fan.

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Wheels & Machines 2 (2014) Video Coverage by Custom Pinoy Rides

Camera 1: Philip Aragones; Camera 2: THE aSTIG; Video Editing: Errol Panganiban

Wheels and Machines 2 Video Coverage by Custom Pinoy Rides Car Videography Manila Philippines
The recently concluded Wheels & Machines 2 Car Show was a surefire winner. The variety of cars in the show was absolutely astounding, we really enjoyed going. We took so many shots that sifting through the photos made it hard to pick our favorites. We’ll post the photos soon. For now, enjoy our video coverage.

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Pinoys Abroad: E30 BMW 325is in Los Angeles California!

Custom Pinoy Rides Pepe Smith E30 BMW 325is in Los Angeles California
Due to insistent popular demand, we’ll be having more “Pinoys Abroad” features here at Custom Pinoy Rides. Just proves that no matter where Pinoys relocate to, the spirit of modifying and customizing cars will always be there. It’s embedded in our blod. It’s part of our passion. Filipino ingenuity in action.

Check out Pepe Smith’s 1989 E30 BMW 325is, representing Los Angeles, California, USA. I love the fact that the mods done to it looks period-correct. And that it has just the right amount of drop where form meets function.

Looks like the E30 BMW is here to stay. Why do you think it’s so popular around the world? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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Would You Believe That This Was Originally a Honda Civic EG Hatchback?

King Spyder Honda Civic EG Hatchback Custom Pinoy Rides Car Photography Manila Philippines pic1
Yes, that’s right. This car was originally a Civic EG Hatchback. Having undergone an extreme makeover, it has just about lost it’s Honda exterior physique, and reshaped into something that looks to have been Lamborghini Gallaro-ish inspired. It’s now called the “King Spyder.”

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