* Celebrituner signature graphics are lame
* Long press conferences bore us
* Primedia made us take a monorail to SEMA
* We ate so much at buffets that we couldn't even drink
* Convention center bathrooms are disgusting
* Tyson Beckford's new 'do is uglier than Jonny's
* Convention center food prices are outrageous
* 183mph ticket to Vegas in a Lamborghini Gallardo? Yep!
* One of the booth vehicles totalled itself on the drive home
* Stripper sob stories and the chumps who fall for them
* Steph Papadakis doesn't know where Jason Mulroney works
* No cowboy denim Primedia shirts this year
* SEMA provided Wi-Fi and lunch to all vendors
Who: Hankook Tire
What: Take one part GDM Porsche drift car and mix with KDM cutie and you get Hankook Tire.
Who: Full Race
What: All-wheel drive RB26-powered 240SX project car
What: Mitsubishi Evo 8 radiator
What: New cams for 4G63 MIVEC motor and a pair of clean white rides (S2000 and Evo)
Who: Fujita 5
What: Toyota Yaris air intake and Yaris project car with custom matte finish BASF paint
What: K-series engine mount kit for Honda Fit-same as the one in both the Extreme Dimensions Fit and ours
Who: Hahn Racecraft
What: ECOTEC turbo kit putting down over 400hp to the wheels and ready for 10-second passes
What: Finally Garrett dips into the sport compact market with this Colbalt turbo kit.
Who: Hi-Performance Designs, Inc.
What: Old School wheels (RS-B shown)
Who: HKS USA
What: Honda Fit turbo kit, VQ35DE metal head gasket and camshafts, '07 EVC and all-new Super SQV blow-off valve (we can't show you what it looks like; it's that big of a secret.)
Who: HRE Performance Wheels
What: Wall O' Wheels
What: NOS drive-by-wire nitrous switch
What: A whole slew of engine, chassis and brake line stiffening products for your tC.
What: S200 ECU
What: David Bensend Performance Marketing Elantra
What: VeilSide Fortune FD
Who: JE Pistons
What: K20A and RB26DETT pistons; Mitsubishi Evo stroker pistons
Who: House of Kolor
What: Live pinstriping demonstration
Mackin's new model wasn't a hit at the show.
Who: Mackin Industries
What: Volk Racing RE30 and the debut of the F1 RE30; Rays Gram Lights 57 Optimise with Ion coating, DR505 and United Arrows WR; Project chrome caliper; ARC intake for Mitsubishi Evo; G-Games 77M
What: Koni Models
What: Racetech racing seats and accessories
Who: K&N Filters
What: Supercharged IS350 with full audio and Endless brakes all around; Honda Fit intake
What: The Hotswap wheel and its interchangeable colored spokes as well as the NOS Yaris and ZERO/1000 Fit
Who: Koyo Radiators
What: Skyline Radiator for people like Carter who actually own one
What: Multi-colored smoking tires...taste the rainbow.
Who: Maxxis Tire
What: Ultra-high performance tires
What: All the supercars you've ever dreamed of in one booth. All of them? Yes, all of them.
What: Impul Versa, Siphon Versa and BRS 350Z
Who: Nitto Tire
What: One booth, two legends: Nitto 1320 Legends online game and the legend of Zeld-, er, Bergenholtz.
Who: Mechanix Wear
What: Glove makers introduce...a shoe!
What: New Quik Detailer Aerosol
What: Evolander concept
Who: Nitrous Express
What: After a grueling match of rock, paper, scissors John Miller won the S15 Silvia giveaway car and took it back to North Carolina to plow dirt with it.
What: Nismo S-Tuned R34 Skyline with giant brakes front and rear
What: Slide over America, NOPI has announced that it will be bringing its own drifting series to a town near you, hauling with them some of America's top drifters to compete for mega cash prizes.
Who: Pirelli Tire
What: Model semi-blocking the world's widest tire measuring in at a staggering 405/25R24
Who: Progress Group
What: Sway bar and coilover suspension
Who: NRG Innovations
What: Quick release hub adapters and catch can
What: Super duper party of the week; Jade Motorsports Time Attack xA and Team Hybrid's award-winning xA
What: Dog-gear engagement Honda transmission
Who: R1 (Wheels Next)
What: G35 Coupe with new 20-inch R1 Racing Hype wheels
Who: Pioneer Electronics
What: AVIC D3 touch-screen navigation unit
Who: Super Street Staff
What: Carter and Tetsu pimpin'. Jonny taking a page out of the DTB book.
What: Toyo girls. 'Nuff said.
What: Carbon fiber hoods for Honda Fit, Civic Si and more
What: Ceramic/organic hybrid clutch and flywheel assemblies
What: Carbon kevlar reclinable racing seats. It would have been nice if ours showed up on time so we didn't have to steal the ones out of Leigh's 350Z.
Who: Sony Playstation GT Awards
What: A clean '60 Corvette took Best in Show, but props goes out to our cover car, Leigh's Fit which won for Best Japanese Automobile.
What: As if one STI wasn't enough, get ready for Subaru's Forester STI.
"That's funny cuz I work at a magazine too."
What: 2000GT vintage Coupe, Street Image Time Attack Yaris racecar
What: Time Attack S15 Silvia and Yaris, JDM models and Yaris coilovers
Who: Spec Clutch
What: Low-inertia multi-disc clutch for Time Attack
Who: Zero Sports/EDO Performance
What: Behind the very sexy Kandie and Jenny you should be able to get a glimpse of the Zero Sports Time Attack STI.
What: GT-K turbos with ported compressor housings and newly designed blades for maximum performance
What: Grease Monkey clothing
What: Yokohama debuted their new high performance S-Drive tire and gave a lucky bastard a free Lotus.
Who: Vibrant Performance
What: If you're not too distracted by the hottie, you'll notice the new B-series timing belt tensioner under her right hand.
What: 700hp Subie turbo kit includes all plumbing and hardware except for the actual turbo. That's for the users to decide on depending on how much power they want to make.
Hey Cater, they spelled your name wrong.
Who: WORLD Electronics
What: Pro Boost Controller 1 as seen in Project Car magazine. It's way less expensive than the TBC-1 and more user friendly.
Who: Unorthodox Racing
What: Stock-sized Tuner Series pulley kits for the budget oriented who doesn't want to spend money buying new belts