“It’s a Japanese El Camino!” he jokes from across the parking lot. Even Dominic Le doesn’t take his project too seriously. After all, there’s just something about his truck, dubbed the “Hakotora,” that induces a smile with a sense admiration. Maybe it’s Dominic’s carefree character that has managed to rub off on his creation, or perhaps its a reaction based in astonishment itself: astonishment that such a creation can exist, and does so with unparalleled execution.
This past weekend, RAD Industries opened their doors to the public for their first-ever Open House. With a slew of incredible cars, great food, and enthusiasts from all walks, RAD played host to an event to remember: one that is sure to further embed their name within the Southern Californian tuning and fabrication community.
There’s a breed of racer out that that holds no reverence for the auction block values of cars. Instead, they strap into the harnessed seats of legendary race cars, bent on competition and the exhilaration that comes from the throaty roar of the vintage machines. Ferrari GTOs are one of the rarest cars out there, and since the 70s, their values have been rising.
Our Daily Grind series has always been about documenting the internal growth of StanceWorks. From the cars that make up our fleet, to the friends that make up our family, and of course, the gears that keep StanceWorks running as a whole, the Daily Grind aims to show what happens on our side of the screen. In our last few pieces, it seems that every facet of S|W continues to grow and find its way.
Today marks the end of another year at StanceWorks. 2015 brought success, surprises, and sensational experiences of all shapes and sizes, adding to an already rich history as StanceWorks has grown. Over the past seven years, we’ve worked to find our way, following our hearts to build content that resonates with enthusiasts across the world. As 2016 arrives, we enter our 8th year here at SW, endlessly thankful for 7 full years of support and community.