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Vagkraft 2014 via Geoff

This Sunday in Brampton is what I look forward to most each summer; thankfully we had some summer weather. I didn’t get as many shots as I should have, but between spending hours detailing my car and trying to avoid excessive sun; it didn’t happen. I’ve been following this car online for some time now; it all started with wheels that didn’t fit…they do now.

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Lu’s TT…now with Recaros, as if I didn’t like it enough before.

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Every year there are more and more B5′s at this show; this makes me happy.

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FITTED 2014 via Geoff

As Gill mentioned there are few shows (local especially) that offer such an eclectic mix of high quality cars. We were fortunate enough to have a booth set up in the main building; I will start my coverage with that. More to come later!

Euro first (I’m biased)

You don’t see too many RS cars of any variety this side of the pond; try as I might to replicate the cool bits on my A car, nothing compares to the real thing.

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Bagged Audi’s a plenty…

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There seemed to be fewer VW examples this year; but those that were there represented well.

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I have a soft spot for E46′s…this was my favorite BMW on Saturday.

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This white STI is just about always my favorite Subaru, if not car, at any show…now it has a (near) twin.

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A bagged Supra…that’s new.

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This was right up there as one of my favorite cars of the day, and I don’t even really like Hondas.

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Scraped.Crusaders. at TOPP Drift by Geoff

Despite the fact that it snowed in the GTA on Tuesday, we had a blast on Sunday at Shannonville; my farmer’s tan is just starting to even out.

Steve’s car first; we’ve seen this car through so many stages and this one certainly doesn’t fail to impress:

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These cars take a thrashing, that being said I now want something RWD to sling around the track :)

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My favorite sequence of the day, RB26 powered 240:

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Brand new bag…

…well, wheels.

I have owned 13 sets of BBS, 4 sets of Rikens, 2 sets of Works, a single set of CCWs, countless OEM sets; and now, my dream set of OZs. Few wheels look as good as the Futuras; in my opinion of course. They need some work, not a lot. So they will be a side project while the LMs (which are currently being re-finished) are in use on the A4.

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More to come as they get some love…

Megaspeed 2014 by Geoff

As Gill mentioned this event provides something for everyone; and we can certainly appreciate all Megaspeed had to offer, I even entertained the idea of trying to get my car there next year :)

Can’t argue with the rat rod look, it suits certain cars so well.

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Some of my favorites from the “tuner” section above.

Many of these old school builds put just about everything else to shame :(

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H2Oi-Leftovers by Geoff

I’m sitting here recovering from laser eye surgery trying to figure out which shots I have yet to post…it’s not the easiest task. I’ll start by posting some of the actual show (don’t think we’ve done that yet). I shot mostly Audi because, well, I like them.

Wheels=my favorite.

Very cool idea for a yellow car

Brotiform’s a-plenty

A hot girl with a bagged Audi and a plate with the word “slut” on it=win

I loved this car based simply on the fact that it had RS’ cooling covers.

H2Oi GTGs – Geoff Part 1. The Early Days

For me this is the best part of H20; aside from the fact that there are far too many little get togethers to attend. We arrived early this year (Monday) so the first few days are full of empty parking lots and non-congested streets. It’s kind of nice; it’s easier to shoot at Taphouse, that’s for sure.

I was loving this TT, so simple, so good.

Yo Dan, why you no have bagged Tiggy yet?

Although my B5 looks dumb with the hood up because the grille is attached to it; it does make bumperless look less awkward. Still, Pre X Evo’s do it for me.

Ya, we know, it’s a VW show; and there are a lot of cool VAG cars in attendance. There are a lot of cool non VAG cars too, and we can’t forget them. They; this STI for example, are largely responsible for what inspires me when I change things on my own car.

Don’t ask me why, but this Allroad reminds me of Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter; only white…with copper wheels…

To end off; a few I got when parked on the side streets of the Ocean side around 45th.

Gill wasn’t sure if this was static or bagged…cut.

Someone we know just bought these ;)

Anthony’s ’65 Bug-Geoff’s set

We had the pleasure of hanging out with the Ivy League East guys today in Ocean City, MD. We took the opportunity to shoot this very unique Bug; static, 1 working door, no working windows, no seatbelts. Standing out is tough these days, but if you do what you like, you can’t go wrong.

You guessed it; Anthony drove into the water feature.