Category Archives: wheels

(Hayashi) Sakuras in Full Bloom

This weekend begins the National Cherry Blossom Festival in our nation’s capital. The sakura were a gift from Japan to the USA in 1912 and the first festival was held in 1935. We’ve seen some sweet old rides with the … Continue reading

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English Wheels

Fasten your safety belts make sure your seatbacks and tray tables are in the full upright position, and all electronic devices are off. We’re going back across the pond to visit Ratdat.com, another British bloke with an absolutely brilliant website. … Continue reading

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How To Stretch a Tire

So you’re an aspiring bosozoku looking for a that stretched tire look on your old school cruiser. You could go to a tire shop, but they might turn you away or scratch your super rare ultra-deep dish SSRs, and then … Continue reading

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Ready to Wear

Speaking of clothing, we had the chance to meet Antonio Alvendia of Cipher Media Group while he was MC-ing at Motoring J Style. Antonio is a super cool guy who has an encyclopedic knowledge of all things nostalgic and drift. … Continue reading

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Wats Going On: RS-Watanabe Gallery

We couldn’t very well mention classic JDM wheels without paying our respects to Racing Service Watanabe. Their iconic eight-spoke wheels look good on any old school cruiser. It is rumored that amongst the nostalgic tuner crowd, the phrase “Get your … Continue reading

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Wheel Bearings: Classic JDM Rims Guide

We’re trying to collect photos of old school JDM wheels in this forum thread. Please stop by and show whatcha got, or what you’ve come across while cruising the web. The most sought after classic JDM rims are the infamous … Continue reading

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