BLACK2: Best Tucked Fitment vs. Best Flush Fitment

How did we manage to get both of the hottest car blogs, Canibeat and Stance:Nation at the same show?  I think only Liberty VIP can pull this one off.  This is like having Coca-Cola and Pepsi sponsoring the same event- Not happening.

The Canibeat guys are real cool with us.  They were with us from the start, taking pics of our cars and coming out to our gatherings.  If we ever needed a shoot done, they were always willing to come through.  We help each other out like with our flyer.  We gave them some of our cars to use and they let us use their hanger for ours and it worked out great for both parties.

Stance:Nation has always been supportive as well by giving us features over the years.  Out of all the blogs, they do the most vip car coverage which includes lots of Japanese cars.  You can tell they really love the style since more times than not, there is a VIP car on their daily facebook posts.  It was only right to extend the offer to them and they gladly accepted.

Both these sites have one thing in common, the cars featured have to have sick wheel fitment.  Great wheel fitment can come in the form of a tuck or by having the fender edge rest on the wheel lip (flush).  The perfect tuck just clears the fender by a hair.  While you can sit and argue which is better/harder to achieve and discuss which you prefer, they are both an important part of the VIP scene (and stance scene).  Without further ado, check out the Best Tuck Fitment and Best Flush Fitment awards presented by Stance:Nation and Canibeat.

You can’t win both so you have to focus your efforts on one or the other depending on which you like the best. Continue reading

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FADE II BLACK

Its time to say farewell fellas.   I came in very positive and just want to leave on a good note.  I met some cool people along the way.  I think I made about every mistake you can ever make in building a car but I had a lot of positive feedback with the end result.  I hope that I made an imprint to inspire others.  I’d like to thank my extended family in Hawaii.  I’d like to thank LIBERTY VIP for pushing the envelope and trying new things. Collectively as group if we put just as much heart and effort into the behind side “NO HOMO” of being a crew, that we put into our cars, we would certainly be on a quest for world domination with no hate involved.  You live, you learn, you move on.  I strongly support LIBERTY VIP “the movement”. Continue reading