After getting his feet wet, Junior decided that the time was right to make the car his own, from the bottom to the top. The color scheme and the name of the car came from the Broadway Musical “Wicked.”
Born and raised in Kailua, Katy Martin has a thing for horses and horsepower. While working at a private ranch as a horse trainer and groomer, she spends her nights cruising in this stanced-out 2008 Subaru STi.
Under his father’s tutelage, Ronsyn Barett learned how to wrench as early as the fourth grade. Almost immediately, he was attracted to the car modification scene and eventually, his first project automobile became a Honda Civic.
The local, homegrown shop known as 808 Kustoms handles everything under the sun when it comes to car modification and repair. Jerry, the shop owner, grew up in lower Kalihi among family and friends who all worked on cars.
Raydell Flores has wrenched on cars since the ninth grade, including this 1963 Chevrolet Impala, and that passion has extended to his entire family.
The first thing that popped into my head when I saw Ray Thompson’s 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle was, “This thing looks absolutely evil.”
The weather really seemed to play havoc this week with flood warnings and sporadic rain, but that didn’t deter Richard Ruiz from bringing his daily driven 2009 Scion Limited Edition xB to photograph.
After spending over fifteen months in the sand, his first inclination was to purchase a Nissan 350Z. Within a week of purchase, his brother and himself had already installed a twin turbo kit and the path down the dark side began.
With the eve of StreetPulse’s one-year anniversary soon upon us, I yearned to do something special for this issue. One of my fondest memories of car memorabilia was the infamous Lamborghini Countach poster on the wall of my room.
In the early ’60s, Chevrolet introduced the upgraded Chevy II Nova Super Sport to the American domestic market, and the car rapidly became a fan favorite for period drag racers.