Caffeine & Classics: October 2017

It’s been a while since the last time I attended Caffeine & Classics. Although the meet is being held every last Sunday of the month in takapuna, the Auckland weather and this thing called responsibilities stops me from attending more frequently. For month of october, due to Auckland marathon, the event was temporarily moved to […]

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Project Honda Fit Part 3

I’m going to tell you, online shopping is dangerous. there’s so much interesting stuff online and retailers have really made it easy for vulnerable people like me to take their bait. while I was browsing parts for my GD3 I stepped into a set of Tamiya 1/24 kit then next thing I know it’s already […]

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Project Honda Fit part 2

Me and my brother has been struck by GD3 bug and we end up buying a second one. I originally wanted to go for another Type-S body but after spending countless hours viewing photos of Spoon Sports GD3 from Google, I was converted to go for a base body Honda Fit. It grew on me and fell […]

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Warrior Wagon

Yes, i know it’s not a wagon technically it’s a hatchback, but for me it  has always  been the former for the mk1 axela. Growing up admiring early models of Golf, starlet and civic the term hatchback for me became synanimous with being sporty and compact. This was the complete opposite of the axela when […]

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Sports Sedan

If you are following this site you would already be able to tell by now that I have a soft spot for the ’80s & ’90s compact  J-tins. Apart from the fact that these cars were the ones I looked up into while I was growing up, cars from this generation reminds me of a […]

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Project Honda Fit part 1

Growing up from the Philippines where compact cars are the staple of automotive tuning culture I can’t help but notice the lack of love for Japanese grocery getters in New Zealand. I can’t blame Kiwis about that as this country is blessed with the continuous influx of proper performance cars coming directly from the land […]

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The art of letting go

  Saying goodbye is one of the hardest thing to do, it marks an end to one of the chapters in your life. The moments which you normally enjoy and cherish will become “What used to be”. This is the case with JC Rabena and his ’94 Honda Shuttle Beagle, after years of ownership, they […]

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