Dat WekFest Prep.

So by now you guys have seen Khiem’s 2JZGTE powered Vintage Red FD RX-7 all over the interwebz. Believe me when I say his motor choice gets tons of hate from the rotary purists, but it’s what makes the world go round. People’s preferences in modifying cars is exactly that- a preference. The way we look at it, every car is a blank canvas, and with each modification done, it is an extension of oneself. In Khiem’s case, he’s owned a 500+whp Lexus SC300 and before that, he’s owned a 500+whp Honda Accord, so his obvious addiction is horsepower. But there is another FD. A “twinsie”, so to speak. Just like Justin Rogers’ white kouki S14 on silver TE37’s resembles Aubre Houck’s white kouki S14 on silver TE37’s, we have another Vintage Red FD RX-7 owned by another Team Mayday Garage member, but his preference is the finicky but cool rotary powered 13B-REW. The FD is about to hit the paint booth soon in preparation for WekFest TX with the new wide fenders and body work. Soon, this FD will join with Khiem’s 7 to wreak havoc in our hometown of Houston, TX, also home to December 15th’s WekFest TX held at George R. Brown Convention center. Be sure to check the car in it’s natural habitat at our Official WekFest Pre-Meet held at 8th Wonder Brewery the night before for an unforgettable time with Team Mayday Garage.

BMX bike provided by James "FilmisBetter" Evins. Edited by Khiem Pham

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That East Coast Swag.

Yeah, we hate that word too, but we love this FD RX-7 on rebarreled BBS RS’s. The east coast has a very high emphasis on super low cars with ridiculously expensive wheels, hence, why we love them. Our resident east coaster, Christopher Drinkuth, got a chance to snap this cool photo of this FD at H2o in Ocean City, MD about a month ago.

Photo by Christopher Drinkuth, edited by Khiem Pham

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Khiem’s FD3S ver. 2.1

This past Saturday night, we had the pleasure of working with James Evins, aka Dreams x Machines, on taking a few fun photos. James has worked with us in the past, and we would consider him to be one of the top photographers in Texas for sure. He hasn’t shot much automotive content as he used to, but if you give him a camera and a lens, it’s fun to watch him work.

Khiem just recently bought some new Gram Light 57DR’s for his FD3S RX-7 and had a chance to finally lower it after Danny rolled the rear fenders. So what better way to capture how the car looks than letting James take a shot of it? In this photo, light was non existent, no speedlites/strobes were used, just a Canon 5D mk3 and a Canon 85L 1.2.

Booja/Khiem's FD

BONUS SHOT! Khiem killing a double double

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Quickie: H2Oi FD3S

Yes, we know there are a lot of things going on in the car world every weekend of the calendar, but we want desperately to be there at H2Oi in Ocean City, MD where the strip is alive with some serious showstoppers. Luckily, our brother-in-arms part timer, Chris Drinkuth of Primo-Lifestyle is there taking a few snaps. Here’s one that we particularly like- A super slammed Vintage Red Mazda RX-7 on some blingtastic rebarreled BBS RS’s.

Cruisin down the street in my six fo, or eff dee, whatever.

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Mayday Garage does Formula Drift TX (Preview)

We know you guys are wanting to see what we’ve covered, and while Danh, Khiem, and Andrew are all working on their photos in their free time, Newton and Ray are joining forces to create a cool video. In the meantime, here are some quick photos and a short video to tide you over!

Mayday Garage does Formula D TX (Preview) from Mayday Garage on Vimeo.

Just a short video preview of our Formula Drift coverage at Texas Motor Speedway! Watch for the REAL video soon! Song: Nightcall Artist: Kavinsky

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