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OSIXHI It’s Da Day Afta Meet & Greet | 8.28.22

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Old School Imports Hawaii aka OSIXHI held their “It’s Da Day Afta Meet & Greet” the day after Spocom Hawaii that being Sunday, August 28th, 2022 within Central Oahu Regional Park bringing together old school imports and like minded automotive enthusiasts on a Sunday afternoon

Leading the OSIXHI “It’s Da Day Afta Meet & Greet” was none other than Tommy Dolormente and his 1978 Toyota Hilux that had been lowered up front via Belltech Mighty Max springs and lowering blocks towards it’s rear adding a subtle stance to this old school import classic, as well as rocking a host of modifications that most definitely makes for a unique build

Pictured above and below are photos of Lance Harano’s JDM RHD 1973 Toyota Trueno Sprinter. Full feature of Lance Harano’s JDM RHD 1973 Toyota Trueno Sprinter can be found over @ www.eight08.net with the link provided below ?

http://www.eight08.net/jdmsprinter.html

Pictured above and below rocking a fresh coat of paint are photos of Richard Graellos’s 1971 Toyota Hilux that had been lowered up front via Belltech Mighty Max springs and lowered in the rear via 3″ lowering blocks. Richard Graellos’s 1971 Toyota Hilux has been rocking a new set of wheels and tires since the last time I saw it that being a set of August Feroce wheels (FR) 15×8 (RR) 15×9 wrapped in a set of Federal tires (FR) 165/55/14 (RR) 165/60/14

VQ Inc. Hawaii rolled into the OSXHI “It’s Da Day Afta Meet & Greet” and represented with a host of VQ powered Nissans under their belts

Leading VQ Inc. Hawaii pictured above and below are photos of Michael Tengasantos’s 2007 Nissan 350Z. Mike Tengasanto’s 2007 Nissan 350Z rocks a custom paint job incorporating a dark green hue with gold pearl sprayed by Waifu Works and custom Zero Fighter Livery by Justin Rapoza

Mike Tangasanto’s 2007 Nissan 350Z sports a set of Volk Racing GT-C wheels wrapped in Toyo Proxes T1R tires and sits on a set of BC Racing coilovers along with a long and extensive parts list that would make any VQ enthusiasts drool with envy

SMILE ? You’re on EIGHT08 ? Pictured above and below is Sherry Balanay’s 1991 Honda Civic rocking a two tone paint scheme and a host of aftermarket parts and accessories. And Yes, Sherry Balanay is my cuzzo aka cousin ? Car customization runs in our families blood from imports, lifted trucks, all the way to air cooled Volkswagens

Pictured above and below are photos of Eldin Tomas’s 1967 Volkswagen Beetle aka “Rockerfeller Gray” representing the Hawaiian VW Outlaws

Eldin Tomas’s 1967 Volkswagen Beetle’s lower than lowered stance is achieved via an adjustable air suspension, and is currently rocking a new set of wheels ? A brand spanking new set of 3 Piece Rotiform wheels 356 Forged wheels to be exact ?

Pictured above and below are photos of Austin Popa’s JDM RHD 1970 Nissan Bluebird rocking dual 40mm Mikuni carburetors within it’s engine bay, a 5 speed “shorty” trans swap, and an R180 LSD

Fun Fact Numero Uno: The Nissan Bluebird is a compact car with a model name introduced in 1957, and has been Nissan’s most internationally recognized sedan. The Nissan Bluebird is one of the longest running nameplates from a Japanese automaker, and has been known by a number of other different names and bodystyles such as the 160J, 710, Violet, Auster, and Stanza line

Fun Fact Numero Dos: Austin Popa is a Datsun afficiondo owning numerous Datsuns in the past as well as in the present with his 1966 Datsun 520 pictured below ?

Pictured above and below are photos of Christian Rodrigo’s 1997 15th Anniversary Toyota Supra of SMG Hawaii rocking a fully built 700 horsepower 3.0 2JZ-GTE along with a long and extensive parts list that would make any and every automotive enthusiasts drool with envy

Pictured above and below are photos of Jarin Ray’s Nissan 240SX rocking a set of Work VS-XX wheels (FR) 18×9.5 (RR) 18×12 wrapped in Toyo R888R tires (FR) 255/35/18 (RR) 305/35/18. Jarin Ray’s Nissan 240SX’s lowered stance is achieved via Airrex struts paired with Airlift’s V2 management system, sports a Rocket Bunny Kit to stand apart from the crowd, as well as a long list of mods that would make any and every automotive enthusiast do a double take

Speaking of a double take, Jarin Ray’s 240SX’s engine bay had been shoehorned with fully built 427ci motor swap rocking (2) 72mm turbos mated to a CD009 trans allowing it to pump out 783 horsepower 724 torque with only 11 psi of boost and on 92 pump gas

Hana Hou,

Peter Rosario