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Los Magnificos

June 18, 2015

Everyone knows Los Magnificos in Houston, TX is the crown jewel of the WEGO Tour. If you have a car show bucket list, this is one you will need to add. Read More...

Double Take

June 12, 2015

Martin Julian’s got one of the nicest lowriders in Oklahoma, an ’85 Cadillac Fleetwood that’s taken first place at every show he’s attended, but it almost never happened... Read More...

Illegal Toys Car Show

June 10, 2015

Oklahoma City has felt like a second home to us ever since we've started covering the Illegal Toys Car Show and Concert. Every year, the club has gotten together to show the world Oklahoma's best custom vehicles... Read More...

Boulevard Boss

June 9, 2015

Story by Jeff Ermann / Jeff@ShellMag.com Model: Miss Misty Marie [Editor’s note: This article was originally published in our Volume 29 Magazine in November 2012] Before the hundreds of hours of work, all the small details and major overhauls and all of the money spent – roughly $50,000, he estimates —  Robert Ramos’ Impala was just a car he’d picked up on a whim. “I bought it in June 2011. One of my car club members had it. It was painted, but the engine needed work and the interior needed to be redone. I wanted to just clean up the engine, but next thing you know, we were going all-out,” Ramos said. “I love the car, period. I love everything about it. ”But there are a couple of things that seem to stand about the Impala, named “Blvd Boss.” The paint job with intricate patterning, and the bounce. Boss’ three-pump, one-port piston set-up, has some serious juice behind it, as it’s powered by 10 AC Delcos sitting in the trunk. “The car will bounce Read More...

El Poderoso

June 6, 2015

Story by Jeff Ermann / Jeff@Shellmag.com Michael Sifuentes’ ’94 Cadillac Fleetwood got plenty of positive feedback in its previous incarnation as a clown and prison gang-themed ride, but he couldn’t help but rethink the car’s theme when people at shows continued to ask him the same question. “People were always asking me, ‘Were you locked up, man?’ I was never locked up, it was just the look of the car,” he says. A year ago, Sifuentes had Fabian of Kandy Kustomz change the color theme to a softer Oriental blue with old-school rainbow flakes. Gone are the aforementioned images, which have been replaced by murals of Jesus. “I’m a Christian.” “We’re a religious family,” said Sifuentes, part of the family-run Sifuentes Body Shop in Eagle Pass, Tex. “So I totally changed it to a different subject.” Sifuentes’ father, four brothers and sister have always been into cars, and he’d previously built a ‘78 T-bird and ’87 Sundance. But this time he wanted Read More...