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Written by Nicole James, Photos by Hans Marquez

“There was never really an original goal with this car because I knew I wouldn’t keep the car for long.” Yoshi Sukkha said about his 2010 40th Anniversary Nissan 370Z.

“I tend to get bored with cars real easy and so I plan on only keeping it for 2-3 years max knowing I will move on once the time comes. So though out that time being, I just change a couple mods here and there.” He said.

One of the driving forces as to why Yoshi purchased this car was that the 370z was quite rare on the streets at the time. With well over 800 hours’ worth of labor, this unique 370z is garage built.

CarStreetJournal_ROTM_1.1 (14)What mods did Yoshi put on this car to consume over 800 hours’ [...]

Cars, Bikes, and Planes OH MY!

By Nicole James

Photos by Hans Marquez

This December as we are all wishing for a white winter, one guy stands above the rest with a unique set of toys. Meet Ryan Barstad, also known as the White Knight. Barstad owns a 2006 Ford Mustang GT, a 2008 Suzuki GSXR 1000, and a variety of air planes.

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“It was a nickname given to me by my friends years ago in the biker community because I always wore white and black gear, my bike was always white and black, and I was always the good guy who would stand up for others,” Ryan Barstad said. He now identifies with this nickname still with his bike, but has included the theme in his mustang and air planes. CSJ was fortunate enough to [...]

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Photos by Hans Marquez

Interview by RJ Lane and Lark Hensman

Brian McCauley Audi Brand Specialist @ Audi North Scottsdale
1996 Volkswagen Cabrio in Audi Exclusive Ipanema Brown Metallic paint

Why did you pick this model?
It’s not a common car to modify in the VW scene and I’ve never had a convertible before this, something about the body shape when properly lowered just looks aggressive with its squared lines. Also not that many people mod Cabrio’s to this extent and I truly wanted something unique at the shows I attend.

What was the original goal of the build?
To make it exactly as it turned out. Clean car, with a new color rarely seen, freshened interior and upholstery, a VR6 motor and [...]

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