The Crowd Pleaser. Sometimes.

We know you’ve all seen Khiem’s FD RX-7 a billion times on the internet, but for whatever reason, most people have never “really” seen it aside from some small local car meets. Lately, it’s been on stage at last month’s Cars & Coffee and even more recently, TX2K14, where this type of car belongs.

When the hood goes up, everyone crowds around within seconds at Cars & Coffee

Sitting pretty with the three rotary powered FD's at TX2K14

Most people think FD's don't make an insane amount of power, especially at TX2K

Until that hood goes up

I believe "dick magnet" is the correct term as Linhbergh and Khiem demonstrates

Man/dick power

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NorCal x SoCal x TX.

We recently had the pleasure of bringing some of the best photogs from California to Texas in time for TX2K14, and were able to watch these two monsters work their cameras. Every day, every morning, we would all meet up at 6:30am sharp at Catalina Coffee, and shoot 1-2 cars in the morning, get coffee, get lunch, crash out, wake up and meet again at Catalina Coffee at 5:30pm every night, everyday, and shoot 1-2 cars in the evening, then get coffee, get dinner, go out and race. Wash, rinse, repeat.

To say it was a hectic week would be an understatement. Trying to coordinate 14 photoshoots with two different photographer is not something I would ever want to do again -without coffee.

The legendary Linhbergh taking the most still shot of Khiem's FD every. Karissa is seen lurking.

John Zhang, aka 1013mm, taking a morning shot of Rob's E28

Here's Rob excited that he's illegally parked

Patrick Lauder, aka Quickworks Photo, is all smiles after seeing Tom's Engine bay.

Rob's car next to the Mayday Garage FD in front of El Real and The Hay Merchant.

#Brazzers

JohnP talks to Patrick about their dream cars

JZ making Cody's Supercharged E36 look even better through his lens.

Patrick tests the air while Robert Lopez shoots Hugh's Lamborghini Super Leggera

Every night, it's freeway time. Karissa Hosek agrees.

The Dream Team

More photos to come,

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1013mm x Quickworks Photo x Mayday Garage.

Just like yesterday morning, this morning myself, John Zhang, Patrick Lauder and Danh Phan met up our subjects, Tom Syhachack and Rob Amason, owners of a beautiful S2000 and BMW E28 at the butt ass crack of dawn. We met up, drove out to downtown and snapped some pretty epic shots. Doing this twice a day everyday will take it’s toll on our sleep, but if you’re like John Zhang and can slam down 3 vanilla iced lattes at Blacksmith, you’ll be good.

The dream team working their magic

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1013mm x Mayday Garage

Some time ago, I had asked John Zhang aka 1013mm, if he would want to come to Texas for fun and to hang out with Team Mayday Garage. JZ graciously accepted and had asked me to find him a few cars to shoot while he was here in Houston. I did my best to find what he wanted, and now the time has come for the Mayday boys to show this SoCal photographer how we do it in the dirty south! The festivities begin next week, so keep your eyes peeled.

The drift tofu van/missile. We will NOT be shooting it.

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