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Coming from the tropical island of Puerto Rico, where the stanced-out, low-life scene is something relatively new and not everyone knows how to pull it off, especially with European cars, this 2000 BMW E46 325i owned by Xavier Santiago (@xaviman) has managed to put together an eye catching, neck breaking work of art. No stranger to custom work, as he tinkers with customizing as a hobby, Xavier knew his car would not remain stock when he purchased it. After a few modifications and poking around in forums he set his sights on what he wanted to achieve. Starting off with...

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The Driver: Zach Hamel The Car: 2011 Volkswagen GTI. Stage 2 Tuned by APR. DSG Upgrade, RAI motorsport turboback exhaust, Carbonio air intake sitting on Raceland Ultimo coilovers and 18x8.5 0.05 3SDM wheels. The Questions:   Ok, so the first question is obvious Zach. Why? Why Plaid? The decision to wrap the entire car plaid was done because I like to be unique and different. I knew that once the wrap was completed, that people would either love it or hate it. Outside of the Volkswagen community, most people don't know that the wrap is a perfect match to the seats inside of...

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Well ladies and gentlemen it's that time again, to throw Thursday back a couple years. To look into the past at prior builds and drool over the cars we once loved all over again. This week we had the privilege to throw Thursday back with the one and only Mike Newton. Some say he is the father of the internet, and that he doesn't understand the concept of running wheels that aren't part of the OZ family. All we know is that once upon a time he built a seriously immaculate Volkswagen Jetta, and is currently in the process of...

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This is my third Staggered to date and I have to say personally it was my favorite one yet. My day began at 7:15 A.M., pulled into the grounds of the Eastern States Expositions and got inside where I found the staff preparing for the day. I remember walking through the doors just in awe of what this team of individuals have put together. So I hit the ground running taking pictures of everything that was being parked and everything that was parked from overnight. From seven in the morning till about 10:30-10:45 was all spent inside. I was completely unaware...

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