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FEATURES 56 LIBERTY WALK 86 #OUTKAST FORD FAIRLANE 500
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FEATURES 104 1969 CAMARO 112 POWER PLAYER: MARTINO AUTO CONCEPTS 126 LFTDXLVLD: FORD F-250 LARIAT “PROJECT SUPREMACY” 136 LFTDXLVLD: GEAR
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t’s Issue 98 and the cars are the stars this time around. We’ve jam-packed it with rides - some of the hottest customs we’ve come across during the last few months from exotics to old schools and of course a massively lifted truck thrown in for good measure. Liberty Walk, the Japanese tuner is now a household name in the States - so it was no surprise that when they brought out some serious heat for their 2015 SEMA Show showcase, it drew some thick crowds. We did this shoot after hours in our DUB Show Live exhibit at last year’s SEMA Show. Martino Auto Concepts is a heavy-hitter on the East Coast and are known in the industry for their unique high-end and exotic builds so it was only right that we provide an in-depth feature on the shop and how they’ve grown over the years.
DESIGN INTERNS Garett Gioia David Tobiassen
If you love classic rides, you’ll want to read about the 1969 Chevy Camaro which was restored and customized to his exact vision by owner Luis Correa. We’re also featuring #OutKast - a 1970 Ford Fairlane 500 that was completed as a tribute to the owner’s late brother. Project Supremacy is a 2012 Ford F-250 Lariat unlike any you’ve seen before. It’s a highly customized lifted truck that rivals anything you’ll see on pavement and out on the trails when it comes to looks and performance. We’ve also provided you with coverage from our Vancouver and New York stops of our 2016 NOS Energy DUB Show Tour fueled by Nitto Tires - so get at it! Enjoy 98
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ISSUE 98 COMPANY INFORMATION DUB Magazine® and DUB Magazine’s® LFTD&LVLD® is published 8 times per year. Subscriptions are $35.00 for 8 issues. DUB® is the Original Automotive Lifestyles Magazine™ and is published by DUB Publishing, Inc. in Santa Fe Springs, CA. DUB Magazine® was established in the year 2000. To place an ad in DUB Magazine®, please contact the Ad Sales department at (562) 228-1737 The 12th annual DUB Show Tour Custom Auto Show & Concert features the nation’s best custom cars and also features an all-star line-up of performers. For more information, visit www.dubshowtour.com DUB® is also a design, marketing and promotions team, responsible for the development and marketing of many licensed automotive goods, collectibles, and apparel, as well as our sponsor’s key products. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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It’s a busy time at the DUB studio Our DUB IR Window Film that was unveiled at last year’s SEMA Show has been the talk of the tint world and is shaking up the industry. Made with a new innovative industry-leading nano-ceramic material, your ride will stay cooler on the inside even during the hottest days. This is made possible by our window film’s ability to block infrared radiation by 80% and reject up to 60% of heat energy. Check out DUB-IR.com for more info and sign up for a chance to win a free tint job! We recently crossed the 1 million LIKES mark on Facebook and would like to thank all of our fans for allowing us to reach such a huge social media audience! As we continue to grow, look out for more exclusive posts on the best of our industry - no one does it like DUB and LFTD& LVLD. And if you’d like for your ride to be featured on any of our social media channels, tag your photos with #DUBMagazine and #LFTDxLVLD so we can repost and share the love. And if you love all things automotive, make sure to bookmark both DUB and LFTD& LVLD’s websites for exclusive content, video and photos not found in the print editions!
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EVO BMW i8 I honestly thought nobody would f*ck with an i8 so when I saw this on your cover I did a double take. Energy Motor Sport’s EVO i8 looks like it’s straight out of some sci-fi flick. It already had futuristic looks to it and they just amplified it times 10 with their widebody kit. I’m especially feelin’ that matte silver wrap that really enhances its out-of-this-world looks. Simon P. Via email
Seriously, that Nissan GT-R that you featured in the last issue is crazy! It’s definitely a masterpiece on four wheels. All the engraving is ridiculous and I love how it’s just slammed to the ground. I need to see this ride in person! I’m in love with everything about that Kuhl Racing GT-R!
The BMW i8 needs no improvements in our eyes, but Energy Motor Sport was able to pull off a sick body kit on their EVO i8. We’re also feeling that matte silver wrap, Simon, and agree that it definitely enhances its exterior. Hybrids and EVs are the future, so you better get used to seeing more of these on the streets and in our pages!
Clint D. Via email We totally agree with you, Clint! That GT-R by Kuhl Racing is a serious stunner that’s art on wheels. It’s still trending online even though it’s been a few months since it was unveiled in the States at SEMA last year. We’re looking forward to seeing what other hot creations they come up with next!
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Man, I was wondering what ever happened to Big Tigger! I remember watching that dude on BET and always thought he seemed like a cool brotha. It’s great to see he’s still involved with hip-hop and it seems life is treating him pretty well by the looks of his rides! I’ve had my eye on that Slingshot and I like how it looks in all red. Like Tig, I’m all about the bass and sound is the first thing I get when I buy new rides. Antonio Z. Via email
Pretty badass tow truck, lol. I would have never thought of turning one into a show queen as Christopher Dodson did with Stella the Wrecker. That rig is a monster and I’d be afraid to drive next to it in my Charger! That truck just changed my mind about custom rides and shows what you can do when you have the vision to create something unique! blades32 Via email Yup, Stella the Wrecker is a beast and it’s a serious machine when out on the streets. We’d be intimidated if we were driving next to it, probably why he hasn’t added it to his tow fleet yet. But it looks like Stella is doing just fine as a show queen, though! 22 | DUB MAGAZINE 2016
BET hasn’t been the same without Big Tigger and he’s still doing his thing in the music industry, which is where he’ll always belong. Life just seems to get better for the hip-hop veejay and his garage reflects all of his success. We’ll hear more from Tigger in the future given his unique voice for hip-hop culture and his love for the music and his rides as he updates his fleet!
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2017 BUGATTI CHIRON 1,500HP HYBRID The Bugatti Veyron redefined supercars for the 21st century, which makes its successor, the “Chiron,” one of the most anticipated cars of the decade. The exterior is very similar to the well-received “Vision Gran Turismo Concept” and resembles a hybrid of “The Vision” and Veyron. Just like the Veyron, power comes from an 8-liter W16 (now with larger turbochargers) that produces 1,500 hp and 1180 lb.-ft. of torque. For now it’s only available in a coupe, however an opentop version will be available in the near future. Advanced orders have already accounted for 1/3 of the total production of this $2.4-million supercar.
2017 CHEVY CAMARO ZL1 NEXT GEN With 640 hp and 640 lb.-ft. of torque, the new ZL1 is the most powerful production Camaro ever made. The 6.2-liter supercharged V8 outputs 60 more horsepower and 80 more lb.-ft. of torque than its predecessor, while weighing 200 lbs. less. The ZL1 has two transmission options available: a 6-speed manual, or an all-new 10-speed automatic with a 7.39 overall ratio with small steps between each gear to keep the engine at optimal rpm levels. In addition, the body features a number of aerodynamic changes from more than 100 hours of wind tunnel and track testing. Some of the new features include: a lower grille opening, a heat extracting hood, a large front air splitter, wider front fenders, new rockers and a rear wing.
BMW VISION NEXT 100 CONCEPT OF THE FUTURE BMW is constantly pushing the boundaries, aiming to make their customers’ driving experience even more intense. With their new concept car, Vision Next 100, the driver is in constant communication with the vehicle in an intuitive and natural way. At the same time, the vehicle expands the driver’s range of perception and transforms them into the “Ultimate Driver.” The Companion feature responds to the driver’s needs in order to create an emotionally-intense experience. Another unique feature is the Alive Geometry, which provides an adjustable exterior for optimal aerodynamics. In Boost Mode, the driver becomes one with the vehicle and will be able to experience even more intense driving pleasure in the future. On the other hand, in fully-automated Ease Mode, the vehicle takes over all driving tasks and the interior is transformed into an individual comfort zone.
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THE HOTTEST GEAR FRESHAUTOMOTIVE
DINAN ENGINEERING BIG TURBO UPGRADE FOR BMW TURBOCHARGED STRAIGHT-6 (N55) AND TURBOCHARGED STRAIGHT-4 (N20) ENGINES 800.341.5480 | DINANCARS.COM | @DINANCARS
The Dinan Big Turbo for electronic wastegateequipped cars begins life as a stock turbo, which Dinan then modifies to improve flow by upwards of 30%. Cars with manual wastegates receive new turbos that are custom cast for Dinan and the flow characteristics are the same for these. The 30% increase in flow enables additional boost pressures at higher engine speeds, while retaining efficiency. In addition to modifying the compressor wheels, Dinan also upgrades the thrust system for increased turbo reliability and longer life. In order to attain maximum advertised power gains, these big turbos will need to be paired with a DINANTRONICS Stage 4 tune, as well as Dinan’s intercooler to fully regulate the boost increase and maintain lower charge temperatures to ensure maximum power gain. Dinan’s FreeFlow exhaust and intake systems are also highly recommended. MSRP: N55: $1,499.00, N20: $1,299.00
BORLA EXHAUST CAT-BACK EXHAUST SYSTEM WITH DUAL MODE EXHAUST (NPP) ATAK FOR 2016 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS 877.GO.BORLA | BORLA.COM | @BORLAEXHAUST
Borla cat-back exhaust systems feature patented straight-through and multi-core technology to unleash hidden horsepower. Increased exhaust velocity adds power, driving excitement, fuel economy, and the distinctive BORLA Sound of Power respected by motoring enthusiasts everywhere. Each system is built from premium 300-series austenitic stainless steel to give you the absolute best in performance and durability. Ultra-smooth mandrel bends ensure maximum flow and power, and precision computer-controlled CNC manufacturing ensures an accurate fit. BORLA stands behind every system with a Million-Mile Warranty. MSRP: $2,099.99
MEGUIAR’S MIRROR BRIGHT 800.347.5700 | MEGUIARS.COM/EN/MIRRORBRIGHT FACEBOOK.COM/MEGUIARSUSA | @MEGUIARSUSA The Mirror Bright Polish Company was founded in 1901 by Frank Meguiar Jr. to perfect the finishes on fine furniture and the newly introduced automobile. The passion continues today with a special line of products that protect and accentuate automobile finishes, derived from over 110 years of experience, research and development. It offers new modern day formulations that provide simple, yet effective solutions for enthusiasts who want to quickly detail and maintain their automobiles with their own two hands. Mirror Bright by Meguiar’s consists of Automobile Shampoo, Polishing Wax, Detailing Spray, Wheel Cleaner and Leather Lotion all available in their modern yet nostalgic packaging.
VIAIR 480C DUAL PERFORMANCE VALUE PACK STEALTH BLACK PHILIPS X-TREMEVISION LED FOG LIGHT 800.257.6054 | PHILIPS.COM |
Philips new XtremeVision LED Fog Lamp is designed as a direct replacement for H8, H11 and H16 halogen fog lights on popular late model imports. The Philips XtremeVision LED Fog Lamp delivers a bright, white 6,000K light that puts more light on the road and matches perfectly with the color of Xenon and LED headlights, as well as Philips CrystalVision ultra upgrade headlight bulbs. MSRP: $149.99 28 | DUB MAGAZINE 2016
949.585.0011 | VIAIRCORP.COM | @VIAIRCORP
Providing 200PSI and a 100% duty cycle, VIAIR’s 480C Dual Performance Value Pack is an ideal air source solution for any air suspension kit, industrial application, air horns or off-road pneumatic needs. Each Dual Pack includes two VIAIR 480C Stealth Black air compressors, two 40-amp relays, a 165 PSI cut-on, 200 PSI cut-off pressure switch and remote mount filter assemblies with mounting hardware. MSRP: $445.95
WILWOOD TX6R BIG BRAKE KIT 805.388.1188 | WILWOOD.COM | @WILWOODDISCBRAKES
Wilwood Engineering’s TX6R calipers for 201015 Ford F-150 6-lug trucks utilize machine piston-capacity calipers and high-mass, large 15.50” x 1.38” Spec37 alloy rotors to provide peak braking capability. Supplied with BP20 composite metallic SmartPads, these kits are fully compatible with the original equipment master cylinder and ABS controls. All the necessary hardware, DOT compliant stainless steel braided flexlines and a detailed installation guide make for an effortless bolt-on installation. MSRP: $2,295.94
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DUB IR™ LUXURY WINDOW FILM 866.320.7150 | DUB-IR.COM |
With DUB IR™ installed, your ride is hot on the outside while staying cool on the inside. The new automotive window film greatly rejects the sun’s harmful IR and UV rays, while enhancing a vehicle’s appearance and the driver’s experience. With DUB IR™ luxury window film installed, over 80% of the sun’s infrared (IR) rays are rejected and up to 60% of heat is reflected, keeping the cabin of the vehicle cooler. DUB IR™ window film also blocks 99% of the sun’s harmful UV rays, always keeping occupants’ skin and eyes protected when they’re in the vehicle. DUB IR™ is made from advanced nano-ceramic laminated film that is scratch resistant and non-reflective while reducing glare. The film is non-metallic and has a lifetime guarantee against fading, peeling, cracking, adhesive failure and delamination. DUB IR™ window film offers 100% crystal clear clarity and is available in a variety of tint shades.
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AMSOIL SIGNATURE SERIES 5W-30 SYNTHETIC MOTOR OIL 800.777.8491 | AMSOIL.COM | @AMSOILINC
AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil is engineered to outperform conventional and synthetic motor oils. It combines industry-premier synthetic technology with AMSOIL premium additives in a unique formulation that exceeds the higher performance demands of modern engines. Signature Series delivers the performance and value upon which the AMSOIL reputation is built. MSRP: $11.10
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AMERICAN FORCE MUSCLE MAN 0â€™ WAR 786.345.6301 | AMERICANFORCEWHEELS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/AMERICANFORCEWHEELS @AMERICANFORCEWHEELS SIZE: 17 - 21 FINISH: POLISHED, CHROME, POWDER COATED
ASANTI BLACK LABEL ABL-3 855.327.2684 | ASANTIWHEELS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/ASANTIWHEELS @ASANTIWHEELS SIZE: 20, 22 FINISH: BLACK MILLED, SILVER
B-FORGED 180 SL 877.240.4186 | BFORGEDWHEELS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/BFORGEDWHEELS @BFORGEDWHEELS SIZE: 19 - 24 FINISH: BLACK MATTE CENTER WITH A BRUSHED RED GLOSS RIM
BLACK DI FORZA BM14-L 866.779.4646 | BLACKDIFORZA.COM FACEBOOK.COM/SAVINIWHEELS @SAVINIWHEELS SIZE: 20, 21, 22 FINISH: BRUSHED, BRONZE, SHOCKER YELLOW, AND CUSTOM FINISHES
CURVA C-300 626.813.2500 | CURVACONCEPTS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/CURVACONCEPTWHEELS @CURVAWHEELS SIZE: 19X8.5, 19X9, 19X10, 20X8.5, 20X9.5, 20X10.5 FINISH: GLOSS BLACK FINISH, MATTE GUNMETAL FINISH
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DIABLO DAGGER 626.813.2500 | DIABLOUSA.COM FACEBOOK.COM/DIABLOUSA @DIABLOWHEELSUSA SIZE: 22X9.5, 24X10, 26X10 FINISH: CHROME + BLACK INSERT, BLACK + CHROME INSERT, CUSTOM FINISH
DROPSTARS 651MB 877.283.9433 | DROPSTARS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/DROPSTARSWHEELS @DROPSTARSWHEELS SIZE: 20X8.5, 20X10 FINISH: GLOSS BLACK WITH MIRROR MACHINED FACE
GIANNA STEALTH 626.813.2500 | GIANNAWHEELS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/GIANNAWHEELSUSA @GIANNAUSA SIZE: 20X8.5, 22X8.5, 22X9.5 FINISH: CHROME + BLACK INSERT, BLACK + CHROME INSERT, CUSTOM FINISH
KRAZE 141-CRAY 855.572.4457 | KRAZEWHEELS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/KRAZEWHEELS @KRAZEWHEELS SIZE: 18, 20 FINISH: CHROME, BLACK MAHINED, BLACK MILLED
LEXANI FORGED GRAVITY BG 800.833.9701 | LEXANI.COM FACEBOOK.COM/LEXANIWHEELCORPORATION @LEXANIWHEELS SIZE: 20X8.5, 20X10, 22X9, 22X10, 24X9, 24X10 FINISH: BLACK / MACHINE MILLED
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MOTIV MONTAGE 417MG 877.283.9433 | ATDWHEELS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/ATDWHEELS SIZE: 19X8.5, 19X9.5, 20X8.5 FINISH: MACHINED FACE W/ SATIN GRAPHITE ACCENTS
SAVINI FORGED SV65 866.779.4646 | SAVINIWHEELS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/SAVINIWHEELS @SAVINIWHEELS SIZE: 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32 FINISH: CUSTOM FINISHES AVAILABLE
TIS 542B 877.283.9433 | TISWHEELS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/TWENTYINCHESSTRONG @TISWHEELS SIZE: 20X8.5, 20X10 FINISH: GLOSS BLACK W/ CHROME RIVETS
TOUREN TR72 866.894.3351 | THEWHEELGROUP.COM FACEBOOK.COM/TOURENWHEELS @WHEEL1WAREHOUSE SIZE: 17X7.5, 18X8, 20X8.5, 20X10 FINISH: SILVER W/ MACHINED FACE OR BLACK W/ MACHINED FACE
TSW ALLOYS BATHURST 800.479.9332 | TSW.COM FACEBOOK.COM/TSW.WHEELS1 @TSWALLOYWHEELS SIZE: 17X8, 17X9, 18X8, 18X8.5, 18X9.5, 18X10.5, 19X8, 19X8.5, 19X9, 19X9.5, 19X10.5, 20X8.5, 20X9, 20X9.5, 20X10, 20X11, 21X9, 21X10, 21X10.5, 21X11 FINISH: SILVER W/ MIRROR CUT FACE
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TECHNOLOGY FRESHTIRETHE LATEST
KUMHO ECSTA PS91 800.HI.KUMHO | KUMHOTIREUSA.COM FACEBOOK.COM/KUMHOTIRE | @KUMHOTIREUSA Developed for the ultimate super car enthusiast, the Ecsta PS91 delivers high levels of wet and dry handling at max speeds on and off the track. Available in 43 sizes, the Ecsta PS91 features fitments ranging from 18” to 19” in a Y speed rate. The combination of wide shoulder blocks and race inspired compound characteristics maximize grip and traction to provide an ultra-high performance driving experience.
NITTO NT555 G2 NITTOTIRE.COM | @NITTOTIRE
Nitto Tire has re-engineered its iconic UHP tire inside and out, stepping up the performance of the NT555 G2 on every level with regards to dry/wet handling, braking and acceleration. The aggressive, directional tread pattern pays homage to the original NT555, while improvements like large tapered tread blocks, twin center ribs, circumferential grooves, reinforced shoulder blocks, and a high stiffness and silica compound help you get the most performance out of your vehicle. The Nitto NT555 G2 is available now in 19 sizes for popular 17”, 18”, 19” and 20” wheel diameter fitments.
TOYO PROXES 4 PLUS 800.442.8696 | TOYOTIRES.COM FACEBOOK.COM/TOYOTIRES |
This is the very best ultra-high performance, all-season tire that Toyo Tires has ever made. Experience better snow braking and significantly longer tread life than the leading competitor, PLUS a quieter ride over the life of the tire. With up to a 50,000-mile warranty and their No Regrets 45-day, 500-mile trial offer, the Proxes 4 Plus is perfect for highpowered sports cars. 38 | DUB MAGAZINE 2016
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VOLUME+CARVIDEOAUDIO KICKER COMP R DUAL LOADED SUBWOOFER ENCLOSURE (12-INCH) 405.624.8510 | KICKER.COM | @KICKERAUDIO
The CompR’s double-stacked magnets, oversized spider and large ribbed surround are purpose-built to thrive in this solid MDF enclosure, supporting a massive 2,000W peak power rating. KICKER’s revolutionary SoloKon technology joins the cone to the vented back brace, creating a single integrated unit that cools the motor while eliminating distortion. MSRP: $449.00
KNUKONCEPTZ KDI-210 - DUAL 1/0 INPUT ADAPTER KENWOOD EXCELON DNX893S DOUBLE-DIN HEAD UNIT W/ GPS NAVIGATION 800.536.9663 | KENWOOD.COM/USA/CAR FACEBOOK.COM/KENWOODUSA | @KENWOODUSA_OFFICIAL The double-DIN eXcelon DNX893S features a 7” touchscreen and comes equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, allowing users to connect either an iPhone-or Androidbased smartphone to safely access and control navigation, streaming content, messaging and music using an intuitive voice interface. Also included are: GARMIN navigation with INRIX on-screen traffic, input for front and rear maneuvering cameras with optional parking grid overlay, simultaneous pairing of two phones over Bluetooth, and SiriusXM-ready connectivity for the optional SiriusXM SXV300 Connect Vehicle Tuner. High-resolution audio is also supported along with a 13-band equalizer and three sets of 5-volt pre-amp outputs. MSRP: $1,499.00
216.310.6555 | KNUKONCEPTZ.COM | @KNUKONCEPTZ
Big amplifiers need big power. KnuKonceptz makes that easier with their dual 1/0 gauge input adapter. The KDI-210 doubles the amount of 1/0 you can run to any amplifier that accepts 1/0 gauge wire. The compact KDI-210 locks onto your cable with dual compression fittings, providing a larger contact area than set screws for increased current transfer. MSRP: $7.99 ea.
POWERBASS XMA MINI FULL RANGE DIGITAL AMPLIFIERS 909.923.3868 | POWERBASSUSA.COM FACEBOOK.COM/POWERBASSUSAINC |
Powerbass XMA series amplifiers raise the bar in compact performance, featuring a 12db electronic crossover network for precise tuneability, while the auto turn-on circuit provides easy installation with factory head units and is developed for tight installations where space is limited allowing for more power in less space. Looking for a single amp to do it all? They have you covered with the XMA 5900ir 5-channel boasting a strong 100W x 4 @ 4-Ohm or 200W x 4 @ 2-Ohm on the front/ rear channels and an astonsihing 800W x 1 of power for the subwoofer! From 100W to 2,000W the XMA series has the power you need for extreme sound. MSRP: $219.99 - $659.99
ROCKFORD FOSGATE POWER T750X 1BD CLASS BD AMPLIFIER 800.669.9899 | ROCKFORDFOSGATE.COM |
For those fanatics who want extreme power, but don’t have much room, the T750X1bd is for you! The new ultra-compact T750X1bd amplifier is perfect for hybrid, electric, small cars, trucks, motorcycles and side-by-side UTVs. The T750X1bd features high-level auto turn-on, CLEAN circuit with input/ output clip detection, top mounted controls and dual fan forced induction cooling. Additionally, it has Rockford’s patented Punch EQ circuit built in and differential inputs. MSRP: $799.99 40 | DUB MAGAZINE 2016
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hen Brian Anthony Garin of Infinite Auto Design in Bellflower, CA received a call from his cousin Alvin Legaspi, asking him to build something that would stand out, Garin couldn’t say no. Although his cousin was really into the Liberty Walk Ferrari 458, the exotic was way out of the budget and that’s when they came across the 2015 Corvette Stingray C7. They knew they’d be able to create a build they would be happy with since it featured low slung and sexy “body lines” which some say are similar to the Ferrari they were looking for. “The C7 was perfect for the build because it was current and he wanted something that would be a great weekend/fun ride, while still being suitable for everyday use,” Garin explains about the IADC7 build, which is short for “Infinite Auto Design C7.” DUB MAGAZINE 2016 | 43
Since his cousin still wanted a widebody, Garin called in some help from Extreme Dimensions Carbon Creations for a complete widebody kit for the C7, in addition to carbon fiber parts such as the hood, rear diffuser and spoiler. An APR Performance carbon wind splitter adds to its sleek looks and helps with aerodynamics. A custom set of three-piece forged wheels made for Infinite Auto Design were chosen and wrapped in Toyo 275/30R20 front and 325/25R20 rear tires. A K&N cold air intake and Ark Performance titanium exhaust were installed for some added power. The true focus of the IADC7 was the stereo system. Garin loaded the C7 with Image Dynamics audio products, a brand he’s familiar with having used them since the late ’90s. “It’s a great product and my first choice when it comes to audio installs,” he describes. It was a straightforward install, with the only trouble Garin coming across was trying to integrate everything to work with the factory system. The build time took about six weeks to put everything together, with many long nights. Now, the C7 is a daily driver that doubles as a weekend show car.
TECH SPECS: 2015 CHEVROLET CORVETTE STINGRAY C7 OWNER: Alvin Legaspi BUILDER: Brian Garin / Infinite Auto Design WHEELS & TIRES • Infinite Auto Design custom 3-piece forged wheels • 275/30R20 front and 325/25R20 rear Toyo Proxes T1 Sport tires PERFORMANCE • K&N Cold Air Intake • ARK Performance titanium exhaust system EXTERIOR • Extreme Dimensions Corvette C7 Duraflex Gran Veloce Wide Body kit • Carbon Creations Rear Diffuser, Hood, Trunk, Spoiler • APR Performance Carbon wind splitter INTERIOR • Carbon Fiber interior accents AUDIO & VIDEO • Image Dynamics CXS69 Front Door Components • Image Dynamics CXS65 Rear Components • (1) Image Dynamics Q450.4 Amplifier • (2) Image Dynamics Q600.1 Amplifier • Audio Control DQ-61
SOURCES INFINITE AUTO DESIGN @_INFINITEAUTO IMAGE DYNAMICS IMAGEDYNAMICSUSA.NET
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He even reluctantly showed off his Lexus SC 430, which he bought only after “a girl conned me into getting it,” he said laughingly. He fixed it up with a set of 20” Avus AF-501 wheels and Toyo Proxes T1R tires in a staggered fit, 245/35R20 front and 275/30R20 rear, but in the end he ended up selling it since it just wasn’t him. His prized ride though was his 1965 Chevy Impala Super Sport, which he calls his “baby.” A set of 13” Dayton wire wheels and Remington Maxxum II 155/80R13 tires, a three-pump, eight-switch setup made by Hi-Lo gets the Impala on three wheels when he wants to show off. It was his dream ride, “I always wanted one since I was a kid,” he says.
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iberty Walk no longer needs an introduction. Its founder Kato-san creates unique body kits for the world’s most discerning rides and isn’t afraid to do things his way. The Japanese tuner has come a long way to create a brand that’s now internationally known. We caught up with the automotive visionary and perfectionist to find out what he thinks of his brand now and its worldwide appeal, his latest projects and what the future holds, as well as talk to a few members of the Liberty Walk family. Your worldwide audience is huge, did you ever think Liberty Walk would be as famous as it has become? WK: I didn’t think I would get famous like this. But I feel cars make a strong impact in the worldwide automotive community. I’m always on Instagram, which makes it easy to show what we have created to everyone. It’s amazing to see the great comments on the photos and videos. I think it is good for business and we get a lot of requests to do various cars. I love the challenge.
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2014 LAMBORGHINI HURACÁN | Owner: Wataru Kato - Owariasahi-shi, Aichi, Japan • Forgiato Maglia ECL 20x9 (front), 20x12.5 (rear) 245/30R20 (front), 305/30R20 (rear) Pirelli P Zero tires • LB Works Lamborghini Huracan kit
Tell us about your Huracán and Mini Cooper that were on display at last year’s SEMA Show. WK: The Huracán is a cool car that we wanted to make more cooler! I had an old Mini Cooper with Works style, and I thought I wanted to see a new version Mini Cooper with a new Works style. The military theme is the only one of its kind - kind of like my own limited collection! I started making it two years ago and the reason I made it was to create awareness world peace using cars! I have the words “Imagine all the people living life in peace” on my custom cars to show people around the world. What can we look forward from you in the future, what’s your next project for SEMA and what would you like to say to your fans? WK: Shhh…SEMA is a secret! I am actually not sure yet what we will display at SEMA. I can tell you that it will be a widebody, though. That is my style and passion. I still have 13 of my old Japanese custom cars and I still drive these cars to go to my work. I love them and if people want to see more of this style from Liberty Walk, I will keep going! My motto is keep on moving forward and have fun doing it. I want to thank all our fans for their support. It inspires me to keep going! Thank you everyone! I will keep making wonderful custom cars to make people happy. Everyone’s support means the world to me! 58 | DUB MAGAZINE 2016
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TECH SPECS: 2009 MINI COOPER R56 • Owner: Wataru Kato - Owariasahi-shi, Aichi, Japan
• Work Wheels Seeker GX 17x9.5 (front), 17x9.5 (rear), 215/40R17 Toyo DRB tires • LB Works Mini Cooper R56 kit - front bumper, front diffuser, side skirts, rear bumper, rear diffuser and fender flares • Custom air brushed fighter plane specification design • Airrex air suspension • Original sheet metal • Roll cage
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How did you first learn about Liberty Walk? J.J.: My first exposure to Liberty Walk was seeing the cover of DUB Magazine, Issue 88, with the LB GT-R and LB Ferrari 458. That was such an impactful issue for me. What first drew you to the Liberty Walk style? J.J.: I love the look of widebody sports cars. The bolted-on overfender look was raw to me. It required superb fit and finishing work to pull the look off well, but also had a look to it that screamed racing due to its modularity and replaceability. These cars looked like they were from another level - from the mix of exotic materials to the stance and overall aggressiveness from front bumper to rear wing the style broke convention.
What’s your favorite aspect of the car? J.J.: The sound of the exhaust is my absolute 100% favorite thing about the 458. Armytrix really nailed it on this one. During the SEMA rollout in 2013, Kato revved the crap out of the 458, and I fell instantly captivated from just the videos alone. But once I installed the exhaust and heard it in real life…unreal. When that 458 is under load, or in a tunnel…I feel like I’m in heaven!
TECH SPECS: 2013 LIBERTY WALK FERRARI 458 Owner: J.J. Dubec aka: DocZilla - Vancouver, BC, @DocZilla12 Canada • SkyForged Performance Wheels S208 20x12 (front), 20x13.5 (rear) 285/30R20 (front), 335/30R20 (rear) Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires •
Full Carbon Fiber Aero kit w/ full front bumper replacement, carbon fiber front lip, carbon fiber side diffusers, front and rear widebody fenders, carbon fiber rear diffuser and carbon fiber wing
• SerialNine suspension w/ Airrex struts and Accuair E-Level Management INTERIOR • Full carbon fiber Ferrari dashboard, carbon fiber console and center tunnel, carbon fiber LED steering wheel • Black Alcantara headliner, black on black Daytona seats w/ silver stitching, full leather upper dash w/ silver stitching PERFORMANCE • Armytrix Titanium Valvetronic exhaust system w/ Titanium dual matte black exit tips • Audio/Video: Integrated Escort Passport 9500Ci stealth install • Custom Paint: Phantasy Kolors BASF R-M Refinish custom Matte F7LTHY Silver SPONSORS Phantasy Kolors, SerialNine, BASF R-M, AirRex, Accuair, Armytrix, SkyForged Performance, Liberty Walk LB Performance, F7LTHY.com
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Why did you choose to go with the R8 and what’s your favorite part of the car? SD: We were asked to build the first LB kit for the R8 to debut at SEMA Show after Kato-san saw my GT-R at the 2015 Summer Bash. The LB kit obviously added a more aggressive nature to the car and is my favorite part about it. People who saw it were very impressed and couldn’t believe it!
2012 AUDI R8 V10 | Owner: Sean Der (former owner) - Sparks, MD USA
• RSV Forged RXV wheels 20x9 (front), 20x12.5 (rear) Toyo Proxes tires • Liberty Walk Wide Body Aero kit • Airrex air suspension system • APR Tuned Sponsors: APAC, Airrex, Just Tint and Signs, BmoreKreative, RSV Forged
How do you feel when you are driving it and when you bring it out to shows and car meets? SD: I definitely feel proud to be representing our shop, APAC, and Liberty Walk and showing everyone that we did it.
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lassic car builds aren’t for everyone. It’s a long process that requires a lot of patience and is very costly which can seriously run your pockets empty. But according to Andrew Williams of the Dallas Swift Council, once you’ve completed your first restoration, there’s no other feeling like it. With a deep passion for classic rides since he was 17, Williams is no stranger to the hard work and dedication needed to restore and build a car to show-worthy status. His first build was a 1968 Cadillac Coupe de Ville that needed a bit of work, but didn’t go over the top in customizations. Then in 2005, he bought the 1970 Ford Fairlane 500 and decided to go all out in restoring and customizing it, but in 2012 he wanted to transform it again into its current state. Nicknamed #OutKast for the fact that not a lot of people opt to build classic Ford Fairlanes, Williams’ custom is a mix of both a show queen and weekend ride. “The first time I built the Fairlane I built it around my son who was one at the time,” he says. “I had custom-painted tricycles, bikes, scooters and a car seat to match. I was spending quality time with my son. When
I decided to rebuild the Fairlane I was having issues getting the car finished, and in 2014 my younger brother was killed in a motorcycle accident, so I’ve dedicated the car to him (RIP Billy). He was always around since day one with this car and this is the best way I could honor him. Once he passed my Mom really pushed me to finish the car for him. She new he was watching from above.” For its first transformation, Williams went with a Kandy Brandywine exterior and dressed
15 grilles throughout the Ford and added a set of their 22x8.5 front and 24x10.5 rear TF-777 wheels which were paired with Nexen 245/30R22 front and 275/25R24 rear tires. Having a proper sound system was a priority, so a Pioneer DEH-80PRS head unit, two DB Drive Platinum 12” subwoofers, eight 6.5” DB Drive component speakers, a Quantum Audio 3500.1 amplifier for the subwoofers and a 2400x4 amplifier for mids were added for adequate sound, which is all powered by a Kinetik battery.
it with a black and snakeskin print interior, but it now wears a House of Kolor Kandy Tangerine with a silver base done by Caddy’s Customs in DeSoto, TX, and a custom peanut butter leather interior with orange stitching by JRA Kustomz. Since he found it hard to find many of the parts, Williams had to have a lot of them custom-made. “Everything with this car is a challenge. I can find the basic mechanical parts but it’s hard to find any trim, molding and accessories. That’s why I chose the custom route.” For his grilles, he partnered with Tiarra Luxury Grilles and worked together to make all
The entire transformation took two-and-ahalf years to complete and the response to the finished product has been crazy, according to Williams. “There have been people from all over that say they like the outcome of the car. When I’m at shows I talk for hours to people about the car. I’m just glad everyone can enjoy the hard work that’s gone into #OutKast. I love how it turned out and I still plan on doing some minor upgrades in the future as parts become available.”
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TECH SPECS: 1970 FORD FAIRLANE 500 WHEELS & TIRES • 22x8.5 (front) and 24x10.5 (rear) Tiarra Forged TF-777 wheels • 245/30ZR22 (front) and 275/25ZR24 (rear) Nexen Tires PERFORMANCE • R1 Concepts brake rotors EXTERIOR • House of Kolor Kandy Tangerine w/ a silver base by Caddy’s Customs in DeSoto, TX • Tiarra Luxury Grilles - custom-made grille and accent pieces INTERIOR • Custom peanut butter leather w/ orange stitching • Custom center console w/ LED lighting throughout, • Interior was built, wrapped and installed by JRA Kustomz in Dallas, TX AUDIO & VIDEO • Pioneer DEH-80PRS head unit • (2) DB Drive Platinum 12” subwoofers • (8) DB Drive 6.5” component speakers • Quantum Audio 3500.1 amplifier • Quantum Audio 2400x4 amplifier • Kinetik battery
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DEUS EX: MANKIND DIVIDED
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As the sequel to the 2011 Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is set two years after the first game and features the return of Adam Jensen, with all-new body augmentations and technology. He’s working with Interpol to capture a terrorist group of augmented humans as he secretly works for the Juggernaut collective, which is a hacker group helping him to confront the Illuminati. The cyberpunk-themed action role-playing game combines firstperson shooter, stealth and role-playing elements, allowing players to tackle situations using combat, hacking, stealth and social interactions.
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Back in the 90s, Carmageddon was the Grand Theft Auto of its time with its shock value. Now the franchise is back with the same over-the-top violence from the original. Considered a “racing game where racing is for wimps” by the developer, Carmageddon: Max Damage allows you to play against a bunch of crazies in twisted automotive killing machines whose only aim is to maim you. There will be more than 30 custom killing machines, each with its own highly distinctive character, 10 open environments to explore, lots of moving targets to hunt down for points like pedestrians, aliens, cyclists and more; as well as a career mode with six different event types. There’s also a multiplayer mode with four online event types and more than 90 crazy PowerUps, complex car damage, blood, repair system and more.
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NBA 2K16 might have elevated sports gaming to new heights and NBA 2K17 will take it to the next level as it continues to blur the lines between video game and reality. Lakers legend Kobe Bryant will be featured on the cover of the special Legend Edition of the game, which is the second time he’s graced the cover of the highly popular video game. The special edition game will include exclusive in-game content, as well as a poster and Black Mamba-themed game controller skin.
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AMPWARE HAND CRANK IPHONE CASE GETAMPWARE.COM
Extend your iPhone’s life with the Ampware Hand Crank case that after five minutes of cranking will provide users with a full hour of life for normal use or five hours of standby life so that you always have power without the need to have to plug in yet another battery case that will soon die out when you need it most. And the case not only provides you with extended battery life, but also keeps your iPhone 6 or 6S safe from drops and bumps to extend its overall life. MSRP: $80.00
OLO SMARTPHONE 3D PRINTERS OLO3D.NET
3D printing is all the rage right now and until now, it’s usually a desk printer one associates to a 3D printer. But the OLO Smartphone 3D printer changes that and allows you to print objects from its portable printer using light from your smartphone and special photosensitive resins to create objects in 3D form. It’s compatible with many 3D apps, runs on battery power and doesn’t require any calibration or manual setup, making it easier to operate than its larger counterparts. MSRP: $100.00
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Everyone knows that the camera on every new generation iPhone gets better and better. But one thing always seems to stay the same - the controls - so Pictar wants to change that with their iPhone Camera Grip that will amplify your iPhone pictures. The grip features dual-stage shutter release to lock focus and exposure similar to an SLR, wheels for more control of exposure compensation, zoom, ISO and shutter speed, a toggle for the selfie camera and a strap that prevents you from dropping it. It also has a tripod mount and a cold shoe for external flashes and mics. To operate the grip, it uses high-frequency sound waves of 18500-2000kHz and its battery life can go for months! MSRP: $90.00+ 96 | DUB MAGAZINE 2016
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UNEXPECTED SUPERCAR EXOTICS EXPOSEDENCOUNTERS
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UFC fighters Anthony “Showtime” Pettis and Dominick “The Dominator” Cruz have both graced our pages, but have never battled against each other...until now! We’re pitting their two rides against each other to see which style triumphs! You be the judge and vote by scanning the QR code or going to www.dubmagazine.com to vote!
ANTHONY PETTIS PHOTOS: JOHN PANGILINAN
SHOWTIME’S DODGE CHARGER is no joke. His modern-day muscle car features a custom metal widebody kit built by TS Designs. It’s a perfect combination of performance and style - just like its owner!
DODGE CHARGER • Custom metal widebody kit built by TS Designs • DUB Mixer C19 3-pc wheels, 22x9.5 front and 22x13 rear • 265/30ZR22 front and 305/25ZR22 rear Toyo Proxes 4 tires • Magnaflow cat-back exhaust system • Full Alpine Audio system • T-Rex front grills • Accuair e-Level air suspension
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YOU CHOOSE THE WINNER OF THIS ISSUE’S HEAD TO HEAD CHALLENGE
DOMINICK CRUZ PHOTOS: RICH CALBAY
TO GET HIS ADRENALINE FIX outside of the Octagon, The Dominator likes to take his GT-R on the track and push it to the limits. Thanks to his huge interest in motorsports, he made sure that his track-ready Nissan GT-R was set up exactly how he wanted it.
NISSAN GT-R BLACK EDITION • Red and black Recaro leather seats and interior trim • 20” HRE 792RS 3-piece wheels • 255/40R20 front and 285/35R20 rear Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT 600 DSST tires
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WORDS: DEANNE DELUNA PHOTOS: JORDAN COLE
or Luis Correa, Chevy Camaros are in his blood. These American muscle machines from yesteryears are special to Correa and his 1969 Camaro demonstrates his true passion for restoring them. As the first car he got when he turned 15 back in 1995, Correa already knew back then its future potential. “I drove it all through high school and I started to rebuild it when I went to college,” he says of his first Camaro. “I wanted a show quality car with a lot of horsepower and the look of a Pro Touring/Pro Street combination. It was built to be driven, running on 92 octane,
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so it could be driven daily.” Aside from his 1969 Camaro, he’s also owned a 1968 Pro Touring Camaro that he loved just as much. When he first bought the Camaro, it was in a pretty rough condition, but Correa worked endless odd jobs to at least redo the interior and clean up its then engine. “I used to wake up every morning before school to wax and polish its exterior,” he describes to show how much he loved his first ride. “I would never drive it dirty!” But now that he had the money to really go all out to create the Camaro of his dreams, he spared no expense, estimating that he has
THIS BUILD WAS ALL ABOUT CREATING AN AWESOME STREET CAR THAT OUTPERFORMS AND LOOKS GREAT COMPARED TO ANYTHING ELSE.”
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dropped about $100K into the Camaro. “This build was all about creating an awesome street car that outperforms and looks great compared to anything else. I was lucky enough to keep my first ride and redo it the way I always wanted to.” To make sure that everything was exactly what he wanted, he sought out the best products available that would not only fit the vintage ride, but also enhance its performance and classic look. Because he wanted a dependable ride for the streets, he switched out its twin turbo engine and went with a 632 cubic-inch fuel injection engine that pushes out 875 ponies, which he says was “the best decision” for the overall build. Other highlights include its 4180e overdrive transmission, and all its custom parts, including a roll cage and interior. A set of 20x6 front and 24x15 rear wheels wrapped in 215/30R20 405/25R24 rubber gives it a modern look compared to traditional smaller wheels. “Everyone loves the Camaro, except for a few old school guys who say that the wheels are too big,” he mentions. “The build took 10 years to complete from start to finish, recently redoing everything that I had originally done in college.” Correa has waited a decade to see his baby looking on point and couldn’t be happier with the finished product. Now his cherished Camaro will double as a show car representing Menace car club in Texas, and a weekend driver, something Correa looks forward to doing all week!
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Upgrade your style, inside and out.
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Upgrade your vehicle lighting with Philips Vision LED Bulbs. Their revolutionary LED lighting technology gives you brilliant, 6000K light and a unique, high-tech style for interior and exterior lighting applications.
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TECH SPECS: 1969 CHEVROLET CAMARO WHEELS/TIRES/BRAKES • Kompression Wheels 24x15 rear and 20x6 front • Pirelli P Zero Nero 405/25R24 rear tires • Toyo Proxes 4 215/30R20 front tires • Aerospace Components Pro-Street Brake Kit PERFORMANCE • 632ci big block fuel rail injection 875 hp 900 ft/lbs torque built by NYES motorsports • 4180e automatic transmission built NY Hughes Performance • Optima Yellow Top battery PAINT • Jason Toney at KassCo Paint and Body in Tyler, TX INTERIOR • F&T Upholstery in Tyler, TX • Simpson Harness • Billet Specialties steering wheel • Autometer gauges • Carbon Fiber Roll Cage SUSPENSION • Qa1 Coilovers BUILDER • High Gear Customs
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Audio Excellence Wherever the Road Leads
CUSTOM SOUND No matter what you drive, a Kenwood eXcelon Mobile Audio System can put the sound of a live performance in your car. eXcelon is an advanced array of precisely matched components that work together to transcend the many challenges of the automobile listening environment. Itâ€™s our most advanced series of mobile audio products, and delivers the kind of uncompromising sound that true audiophiles demand. Contact your local authorized Kenwood dealer today at http://locator.kenwood.com/usa/ and discover audio excellence.
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infamous Connecting Highway. My dad taught me bodywork on vehicles that I drove, which were eventually sold for a profit as we moved onto the next project. When did you want to make it your career? At a very young age I knew I was going to be in the automotive business. I started pumping gas at the family business at the age of nine. WORDS: KRISTIE BERTUCCI PHOTOS: CRISTIAN GUAMANZARA
ith three decades of experience in exotic and high-line collision reconstruction and refinishing, Martino Auto Concepts has evolved over the years, pushing the limits of their automotive artistry. First a collision and repair shop and growing into a full customization establishment, Martino Auto Concepts has become synonymous with automotive excellence, providing their clients with top notch style, service, quality and dedication that demonstrates their expertise. MAC Auto Couture is an extension of the shop’s commitment to automotive lifestyle as a full service luxury and exotic automotive restyling facility that takes their customers’ wildest
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dreams from concept to reality, transcending the imaginable. Their unique style and focus helps them deliver the most cutting edge designs and products to their customers. With a vast array of projects at any given time, the NYC shop’s owner Joe LaPadula talks shop with us about the artistry of their craft, origins and more: How did you first get interested in cars and customizing? I was born into the car game. My dad and his family migrated from Italy and were in the automotive business for more than 35 years in Queens, NY. My dad and uncles built and raced on the track, as well as illegal street racing at the
How did the idea for the shop come about? It was more a way of life than an idea. My dad always told me to learn a trade if I wasn’t going to pursue college. What steps did you take to make your dream a reality? Most kids were at the beach for summers during middle school and high school, while I was working with my dad. When I was 18, my dad landed me a full-time job at one of his friends body shops, where I eventually became manager. I then moved on to another body shop and moonlighted at my own 1,000-square foot garage. Shortly after, July of 1991 I acquired Martino Auto Body, which is about one-mile from my current location -Martino Auto Concepts located in Glen Cove, NY.
How long did it take for you to set up shop? What challenges were there? It was challenging to find the right location and an existing shop owner that was willing to sell. Being in an affluent area, body shop permits are very difficult to obtain. How long have you guys been doing business? July 15, 1991 and this July we’ll be celebrating 25 years in business. In 1993 my high school buddy, Jon Holzer, became my business partner and has been in the trenches with me to this day. We both have sons that have a great interest in the business. Who knows, they might carry on the tradition. MAC & SONS! How have you grown as a business over the years? How has your shop’s work/skills/services grown since you first started? It doesn’t matter what business you are in it is a constant changing world and if you want to be the best, you need to get proper training, have cutting edge equipment and a dedicated staff. Not to mention a very supportive family. Owning your own business, you never really have time off!
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TECH SPECS: 2015 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED EXTERIOR • Full steel exoskeleton cage fabricated in-house by MAC • MetalCloak Full Overland fenders and rock sliders • Smittybilt front bumper w/ stinger • Rear bumper w/ hitch and D-Rings fabricated in house by MAC • Genright rear swing out tire carrier • Rugged Ridge Spartan grille • Drake Off Road Hood hold downs • Warn Industries winch • ARB Xtreme Differential covers • Smittybilt Overlander roof mounted tent SUSPENSION • 4” suspension lift w/ Fox Shocks w/ remote reservoir • Fox Shocks dual steering stabilizers LIGHTING • Rigid Industries LED light bars, (2) 50” and (1) 20” • Rigid Industries XL flood lights • Vision-X undercarriage LED Lamps • Oracle Off Road side view mirrors • JW Speaker headlights • Recon LED tail lamps TIRES & WHEELS • American Track Truck - Dominator XL Track System
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2014 Dodge Challenger features a complete Superbird nose assembly with hideaway lamps, SMS induction hood with butterfly assembly and SMS rear bumper and diffuser, steel mild widebody quarter panels fabricated in-house by MAC and finished off with the iconic Superbird three piece wing. It squats low on the 20” SSR SP1 wheels via KW V2 coilovers. A Kenne Bell supercharger was installed and a Brembo Big Brake kit was also added.
What’s your shop’s speciality? We specialize in high-line and exotic automobile collision repair. We are a certified collision center for Mercedes-Benz and Audi, as well as a authorized factory trained BMW facility since 1994. We are also known for pushing the envelope on custom one-off builds. What have you guys been working on lately? We have been involved in numerous steel widebody conversions as well as the world famous Chop Top Escalade that has been featured in your magazine, SEMA and toured the country with Sony. We also have been involved in the Automotive Art Movement for the past decade, ranging from the Lamborghini Art Car to the latest Ferrari Art Car completely spray bombed the legendary Bronx native John “Crash” Matos. Customers are always asking us to separate them from the crowd!
The 750 hp/509 lb-ft motor can get the $400,000 2016 Lamborghini Aventador SV from 0-60 mph at an asphalt-tearing 2.8 seconds.
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Whatâ€™s been your craziest request from a customer or most wild build and what was done to it? Our wildest build has been the ChopTop Cadillac Escalade. To this day, I have not seen another. What are you most proud of about your shop? I am most proud of the dedication and attention to detail that my entire staff shows year after year. Two things you will always hear me say: quality, not quantity and we are dedicated to the artistry of our craft.
A rare manual transmission 2005 Ferrari F430 Art Car with a complete respray by legendary Bronx graffiti artist John Crash Matos using Montana Colors spray cans with additional 8 coats of PPG High Solids automotive clearcoat. The hood and engine lid were base coated by Joe LaPadula with PPG Vibrance Collection silver metal flake. Finishing the look with a set of 20â€? HRE P107 that are each finished in a different color candy that matched the corner of the vehicle.
How many builds do you have in the shop at any given time? Our facility spans three floors, multiple buildings and approximately 30,000-square-feet of space. We usually have a minimum of 50 vehicles at all times at our facility.
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Any notable celebrity clients? Everyone from Jodeci back in the day to Lady GaGa.
With it’s midship 650 hp and 516 lb-ft engine, the 2016 McLaren 675LT’s blistering 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds is not as fast as the Aventador, but it’s also $50,000 lighter on the wallet.
What does the future of the shop hold and where do you see the customizing trend going? The future is bright, always pursuing manufacturers training and in search of the next big build! I don’t like to make predictions, instead I like to create a trend. You’ll just have to keep a close eye on us to see what my team and I bring to the game next. What personal rides do you have and what kind of builds are they? I personally own a 2003 Lamborghini Murcielago, aka #LamborghiniArtcar, and a 2005 Ferrari F430, aka #FerrariArtCar (IG @FerrariArtCar), both in manual transmission.
I want to thank my family, friends, loyal customers, and dedicated staff... A special thanks to my dad , who is tough as nails, for believing in me and teaching me the craft.” - Joe LaPadula SOURCES
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WORDS: KRISTIE BERTUCCI PHOTOS: DALE MARTIN & ERIC WARREN
hen you own a construction company, you know you need a rig that can handle the rigors of carrying heavy tools and materials from jobsite to jobsite. Owner of East Coast Concrete in Florida, Willy Suarez needed a truck that was just as tough as his job, which is why he went with a 2012 Ford F-250 Lariat. “I’m a huge Ford guy and I’ve owned a total of 24 Fords so far,” he admits. He’s also a huge fan of customizing every truck he’s ever owned, but with this Lariat he had a different idea and decided he would modify it for show instead of work. “I just wanted to do something
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I JUST WANTED TO DO SOMETHING THAT HASN’T BEEN DONE. SOMETHING THAT WOULD JUST HAVE A BIG WOW FACTOR TO IT.”
that hasn’t been done. Something that would just have a big wow factor to it,” he details. Nicknamed “Project Supremacy” for its original intentions to reign supreme above all other customs, Suarez hooked up with PMF Suspension to make sure the lift was beyond perfect. “The design was mostly in the lift kit,” he says. “We spent many hours designing it to make sure it would be different.” After the lift was perfectly designed and ready to go, Suarez turned his attention to the build’s wheels and partnered with Specialty Forged Wheels to create a one-off design to complement his project.
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With only three months to complete, Suarez was on a time crunch so he made sure to stick with products that were proven and that would fit his vision, including upgrading the factory 6.7L turbo diesel motor to make it even more powerful. So far, Suarez has received incredible feedback on his Project Supremacy when it’s displayed at shows. “It draws crowds every show it shows up to,” he says. “It’s overwhelming the amount of people that approach me about the truck. As with anything different a few will always hate. But hate comes with the territory.”
After it made its debut at last year’s SEMA Show, Suarez took it out to the desert to do some off-road testing and it drove amazing, he mentions. “I wouldn’t change a thing about my build and I’m very satisfied with it, and very proud of it considering I put plenty of my blood, sweat and tears into the build myself.” It’s currently being used as a promotional vehicle for Specialty Forged Wheels and will be sold later this year so that he can replace it with the new 2017 Ford F-250 that he plans on taking to this year’s SEMA Show. 128 | DUB MAGAZINE 2016
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WHEELS & TIRES • 26x16 Specialty Forged SF015-8 • 40x15.50R26 Fuel Off-Road Gripper M/T tires SUSPENSION • PMF 24” Pre-Runner Suspension w/ Rear Trianglulated Trailing Arm Kit • Coilovers and Bypasses: King Off-Road Racing, Rose Gold Finish w/ Black Trim • PMF High Steer Kit w/ Hydraulic Ram Assist and Indexing Kit • PMF Front and Rear Axle Trusses • PMF Front and Rear Fabricated Differential Covers PERFORMANCE • SCT Tuning and No Limit Fabrication • Hornblaster train horn EXTERIOR • plainANsimple by design custom headlights • Fusion front and rear bumpers w/ Rigid Industries lighting • All Wired Grills front grille • Undercarriage Lighting by Recon Lighting - cargo lamp, tail lights and mirror lights SPECIALTY FORGED WHEELS SPECIALTYFORGED.COM // PMF SUSPENSION PMFSUSPENSION.COM 130 | DUB MAGAZINE 2016
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GEAR WHEELS AMERICAN FORCE WHEELS INDEPENDENCE DRW 786.345.6301 | AMERICANFORCEWHEELS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/AMERICANFORCEWHEELS @AMERICANFORCEWHEELS SIZE: 20” - 28” FINISH: POLISHED OR POWDER COATED
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GEAR WHEELS DROPSTARS OFF-ROAD MONSTER EDITION 649BA 877.283.9433 | DROPSTARS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/DROPSTARSWHEELS @DROPSTARS | @DROPSTARSWHEELS SIZE: 17X18.5, 18X9, 20X9 FINISH: SATIN BLACK W/ ANTHRACITE GREY BEADLOCKSTYLE LIP AND GREEN MONSTER M-CLAW CAP
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GRID OFF-ROAD GF0 866.865.GRID | GRID-OFFROAD.COM FACEBOOK.COM/GRIDOFFROAD @GRIDOFFROAD SIZE: 20X9, 20X10, 20X11, 20X12, 20X14, 20X16, 22X9, 22X10, 22X11, 22X12, 22X14, 22X16, 24X9, 24X10, 24X11, 24X12, 24X14, 24X16, 26X9, 26X10, 26X11, 26X12, 26X16 FINISH: BRUSHED, BLACK W/ RED, MATTE BLACK & CUSTOM FINISHES
ROLLING BIG POWER GLOCK 877.519.9090 | ROLLINGBIGPOWER.COM FACEBOOK.COM/OFFICIALRBP @ROLLINGBIGPOWER SIZE: 20X10, 20X12, 22X12, 24X14 FINISH: CHROME
TIS OFF-ROAD MONSTER EDITION 540B 877.283.9433 | TISWHEELS.COM FACEBOOK.COM/TWENTYINCHESSTRONG @TISWHEELS SIZE: 20X9, 20X10 FINISH: BLACK
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Off-road truck tires know no limits. Are you planning to take your rig on rutted roads, muddy bogs, or snow-covered trails? There’s a tire that will get you there and take you back home in one piece. Allterrain and mud-terrain tires come in traditional 15” to 17” wheel diameter sizes, but now also come in unique fitments that will go on 18” to 24” wheels.
NITTO TERRA GRAPPLER G2 NITTOTIRE.COM FACEBOOK.COM/NITTOTIRE @NITTOTIRE The new Terra Grappler G2 is the evolution of Nitto’s flagship light truck and SUV tire, which has been re-engineered inside and out to balance enthusiasts’ on- and off-road performance demands with unprecedented treadwear. The G2 uses a new rubber compound that’s unique in Nitto’s Grappler line, which significantly improves treadwear, allowing the tires to be covered by a 50,000mile limited treadwear warranty for LTmetric and floatation sizes and 65,000-mile warranty for hard-metric sizes. Additional improvements on the G2 include full-depth siping and continuous lateral groves for better wet traction, as well as noise-cancelling variable pitch tread blocks.
TOYO OPEN COUNTRY R/T 800.442.8696 | TOYOTIRES.COM FACEBOOK.COM/TOYOTIRES @TOYOTIRES Off-road performance meets on-road comfort with the Open Country R/T. Built rugged for any terrain, this tire offers excellent off-road traction, durable construction and aggressive styling. Its ability to tackle dirt, sand and rocks is inspired by the legendary Open Country M/T, while its quieter ride is a nod to Toyo’s Open Country A/T II. These tires are backed by a 45,000-mile treadwear warranty. Sizes to fit 15” to 22” wheels with diameters up to 37”
YOKOHAMA GEOLANDAR A/T G015 800.423.4544 | YOKOHAMATIRE.COM FACEBOOK.COM/YOKOHAMATIRECORP @YOKOHAMATIRE Rule the road with the latest member of the GEOLANDAR family. The innovative all-terrain tire is engineered for durability and vastly improves traction for SUVs and full-size pickups on any surface in any weather condition, including snow. The G015 meets the Rubber Manufacturers Association’s severe snow service criterion and is stamped with the mountain/snowflake symbol. 140 | DUB MAGAZINE 2016
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Building off the radical design of “The LEGEND,” The GRUMPER offers a revolutionary combination of both grille and winch bumper. Fully customizable with four removable inserts, this aggressive, yet sophisticated, piece is sure to change the way we look at bumpers going forward. The GRUMPER features an aggressive design, angry eye headlight cutouts, winch-ready for Warn Zeon 10, customizable four removable inserts for different color options, provides greater tire clearance and is simple and quick to install. MSRP: $1,429.99
This 100% bolt on spindle doesn’t extend track width but impacts struts. Structural cross members constructed of 1/4” thick steel provide for superior strength. Heavyduty semi-gloss black powder allows for long life and great looks. It utilizes ductile iron steering knuckle for stock alignment. Offset rear lift block keeps the rear axle centered. Superior drive-ability both on-and off-road. MSRP: $2,499.99
HAMMERHEAD ARMOR LOWPRO SERIES FRONT BUMPER FOR 2010-16 DODGE RAM 2500-5500 855.448.6844 | HAMMERHEADARMOR.COM FACEBOOK.COM/HAMMERHEADARMOR @HAMMERHEADARMOR Hammerhead’s front bumpers are designed to stand up to the punishment of on-and off-road driving. This front bumper accomodates up to four 3.25” x 3.25” external dimension cube aftermarket off-road fog lights, as well as a 20” LED light bar in the center of the bumper. They are made with 3/16” thick steel and are reinforced to allow for extra strength, while keeping the bumpers as light as possible. The 0.750” thick shackle mounts are a part of the mounting surface to the frame, extending through the bumper and are welded on the inside and outside of the bumper. MSRP: $1,499.00 142 | DUB MAGAZINE 2016
J.W. SPEAKER MODEL TS4000 LED AUXILLARY LIGHT 800.558.7288 | JWSPEAKER.COM FACEBOOK.COM/JWSPEAKER |
The model TS4000 LED auxiliary light was designed with offroading in mind. Available in two lamp kits that out-perform a 50” LED light bar, the TS4000 features a rugged die-cast housing and impact-resistant lens. It’s also made in the U.S.A. MSRP: $594.00 per set (2 lamps)
YAKIMA PRODUCTS STREAMLINE SYSTEM ROOF RACK 888.925.4621 | EXPLORE.YAKIMA.COM/STREAMLINESYSTEM FACEBOOK.COM/YAKIMARACKS | @YAKIMARACKS The revolutionary new roof rack system combines advanced aerodynamics and clean lines with exceptional strength, versatility and utility. Four crossbar styles and four tower designs provide the most options and capacity for carrying the widest range of gear to free up more room so you can carry more friends, too. MSRP: Starting at $296.00
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PHOTOS: DRIVE MARKETING GROUP
he 2016 NOS Energy DUB Show Tour fueled by Nitto had its first-ever Canadian stop on March 23rd through the 27th at the Vancouver Auto Show. Held at the Vancouver Convention Center, DUB’s exhibit showcased a world-class selection of highly customized cars, trucks and bikes, plus the million dollar Jin Performance Mercedes-Benz SLR that was brought in from the States! As the first international tour stop since the inception of the DUB Tour, Canadian car enthusiasts in and around the city were hyped that we were finally bringing in the big tent and giving some shine to the burgeoning custom automotive scene in Vancouver. To make a great first impression, we made sure we showcased a collection of high-end and luxury rides from the local scene including several from SR Auto Group and MM-Design. Another ride on display was Filthy’s infamous Liberty Walk Ferrari 458 that also happens to be on this issues cover. The NOS Energy display was also a crowd favorite as guests got to sample a few delicious beverage flavors while scoping out a few of the featured rides in the booth. We can’t wait to head back next year and want to give an extra shout out to all of our sponsors for making the Vancouver stop of the 2016 DUB Show Tour a success, including NOS Energy, Nitto, DUB Garage, TIS, Dropstars, DUB I-R, DUB Developed by Meguiar’s, Motiv, Gear, LFTD& LVLD and Drive Marketing Group for helping us out in their home town.
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he New York Auto Show is always a favorite in the automotive industry and each year we’ve been lucky to bring the DUB Show Tour to all the action! For the 2016 NOS Energy DUB Show Tour fueled by Nitto, we touched down in the Big Apple on April 1st through the 3rd at the Jacob Javits Center. Well known local shop, Martino Auto Concepts, brought some heat with their fleet of extoics and custom rides, while Will Castro and Team Unique, from “Unique Rides” via Velocity TV, debuted Carmelo Anthony’s custom red hot Jeep Wrangler and took pictures and signed autographs with fans. BM Auto Collision, ACI Dynamics and NYC Motoring also brought out some of their finest rides, while the show also saw the debut of the Liberty Walk Infiniti G37 A80 sedan. All of it wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for our sponsors: NOS Energy, Nitto, Harley-Davidson, DUB Garage, TIS, Dropstars, DUB I-R, DUB Developed by Meguiar’s, Motiv, Gear and LFTD& LVLD.
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2101 W STONE DRIVE
ALL AMERICAN TIRE
STREET CARS OF MEMPHIS
2631 JACKSON AVE
COUNTY LINE CUSTOM
9515 SPENCER HWY
FORREST TIRE COMPANY, INC
9801 I27 SOUTH
USA TIRE & WHEEL SERVICE # 2
2415 FM 1960 RD E
KING TIRE & WHEEL
12770 BELLAIRE BLVD
KING TIRE & WHEEL #2
5919 BELLAIRE BLVD
KINGS TIRE WAREHOUSE
4301 INTERSTATE 27
KING’S TIRE WAREHOUSE # 2
230A AVENUE Q
MT PLEASANT TIRE
1811 W FERGUSON RD
15036 COUNTY ROAD 156
J.D. TIRES & WHEELS
6033 CANYON DR
ANTHONY’S PLANET PICKUP INC.
2238 NW LOOP 410
17700 HIGHWAY 3
TJ’S TIRES & WHEELS
159 SE HWY 40
885 N MAIN STREET 11
110 S HWY 165 25
REDI CREDIT INTERNET
5185 PETERS CREEK RD
UNIVERSITY TIRE & AUTO
8458 SEMINOLE TRL
7524 JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY
DULLES CHRYSLER DODGE JEEP RAM SUBARU KIA 109 CATOCTIN CIR SE
OUTLAW TRUCK AND PERFORMANCE
15441 BRAGGS CORNER RD
EXTREME CUSTOMS, LLC
3420 JACKSON ST
TOYS FOR TRUCKS
3005 N MARSHALL RD
TOYS FOR TRUCKS
3005 N MARSHALL RD
TOYS FOR TRUCKS
W7158 US HIGHWAY 10 114
TOYS FOR TRUCKS
3080 MARKET ST
TOYS FOR TRUCKS
2326 S WASHBURN ST
1175 FEDERAL BLVD
601 S 2ND
1155 DEWAR DR
402 E 2ND ST
100 SE WYOMING BLVD
417 E BOXELDER RD
1251 COFFEEN AVE
157 BEAR RIVER DR
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