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Day Photography
Oct 1, 2008

Here's your chance. It's the easiest way to get in Super Street. Just send us photos of your ride to or mail them to Super Street, c/o Readers' Rides, 6420 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048. Be sure to send us JPEGs with at least 1500x1000 resolution at 180ppi (that should be small JPEG, medium-quality settings on most digital cameras). Don't forget to tell us your full name, where to send the prize (full mailing address and phone, no P.O. boxes), where you live and the highlights of your mods.

This month's winner, John Prisco, wins a clutch from Competition Clutch. (

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Ride Of The Month
John Prisco
Rocks a '08 Subaru Forester
See it rolling in
Jacksonville, FL
Peep the JDM STI wheels, springs, rear sway bar, hood scoop, emblems and short shift kit with knob; JDM Legacy STI gauge pack; WRX TR brakes; 07 STi VF43 turbo and intercooler and fuel pump; Injen SS turbo-back exhaust; Cobb Access Port
John Says, "This is a U.S.-spec Forester STI in honor of my mom who passed away last December. I had to give up the hobby for a while after starting a family, but my mom pushed me to get the Forester done. The car is pushing 308 hp/358 ft-lb of torque at the wheels. Not too bad for the family wagon!"
We say Subaru should have brought over more STI variants like this.

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Ron paige
Rocks a '06 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR
See it rolling in Mt. Pocono, PA
Peep the HKS intake; carbon-Ti exhaust; downpipe; r-type front mount intercooler; SSQV BOV; turbo timer; oil and radiator cap; Invidia test pipe with mini cat; Samco hoses; Carbing valve and cam gear cover; Koyo radiator; Denso spark plugs; Rotora rotors; Project pads; Goodridge brake lines; TEIN springs; Volk RE30 on Yokohama s-drives; Bride Brix ll seats; Takata harness; custom AutoPride tune
Ron Says, "If you are in the tri-state area, keep your eyes open for Project 10 at your local shows and racetracks."
We say did you leave anything out of the HKS catalog? Nice work!

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Son Giang
Rocks a '75 Datsun 280Z
See it rolling in Santa Ana, CA
Peep the 16-inch Panasports; four-row core radiator; Tokico struts and shocks; MSA sway bar kit; MSA exhaust
Son says, "I'm planning to put a five-speed transmission in, then a MSA Type III body kit with front light cover and BRE spoiler."
We say before there was Initial D, there was Wangan Midnight!

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Terry Howard
Rocks a '02 Acura RSX
See it rolling in Clearwater, FL
Peep the GReddy turbo kit, EVO TT exhaust and FMIC; 3" Natedog downpipe; T1R testpipe; Ingalls ETD and camber kit; Hondata Kpro; Marshall boost and oil gauges; Koni adjustable shocks; Neuspeed springs, upper front brace and x-brace; 5Zigen braces and RX6 wheels; JDM Front lip; Powerslot rotors; Hawk HPS pads.
Minh says, "Thanks for checking me out."
We say no problem; we wish all the cars submitted were clean and fast like this.

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Mike Distefano
Rocks a '93 Mazda RX-7
See it rolling in Poughquag, NY
Peep the C-West body kit; A'PEXi coilovers; HKS exhaust; aftermarket down pipe and midpipe; front sway bar; sound system; GReddy gauges; B&M short shifter
Mike says, "I really want to thank my dad for all his support and helping me with this thing. It would still be on blocks without him."
We say there are too many RX-7s that are out of commission. Glad you guys got this one back on the road.

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Russell Misaki
Rocks a '95 Infiniti Q45
See it rolling in Sunnyvale, CA
Peep the stretched tires on Work Rezax rims; JIC-Magic coilovers; Garson curtains; JDM window visors; JDM President rear conversion; custom rear upper control arms for camber; custom Bosozoku/Yanki style exhaust
Russell says, "Gangstas don't dance; we boogie."
We say first-gen Qs and Presidents are definitely OGs in the VIP scene.

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