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VIP Lounge Episode 22 Podcast

Posted: August 15, 2017 at 8:50 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEpisode 22. Usually podcasts before and on the weekend of an event where we have to travel out of state from is tough. So much going on with prep and the actual event itself that I tend to either get really distracted or I just feel […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 21 Podcast

Posted: August 8, 2017 at 11:41 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI got really behind on getting this podcast out to you guys. My apologies. We recently released a new shirt so a lot of my attention has been focused to that over the past week and this morning I jumped into working on the shirts that […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 20 Podcast

Posted: August 1, 2017 at 10:17 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI say this everytime, but I can’t believe that we hit episode (insert number here). We started recording the podcast because of the gems I would hear when I would just have a conversation with close friends. I always wanted to save it forever so we […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 19 Podcast

Posted: July 25, 2017 at 8:00 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThe most awkward podcast we have ever recorded but that is not a bad thing. Usually when we record the podcast, the four of us are sitting in our respective offices / rooms in different parts of the country. I’m usually staring at my computer screen […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 18 Podcast

Posted: July 18, 2017 at 8:00 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSToday we decided to go off the beaten path for us and discuss photography. I’ve been really into it in the past but it dropped off a bit. I even decided to change environments from Canon to Sony to change things up. I’m fortunate to be […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 17 Podcast

Posted: July 11, 2017 at 10:31 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJust recently got back from Wekfest Seattle and I couldn’t believe just how tired I was. It honestly shows on this podcast with my voice plus some glaring mistakes I decided not to edit out. I had a great time in Seattle though. Everyone was extremely […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 16 Podcast

Posted: July 4, 2017 at 10:43 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEpisode 16 was one for the memory banks. Today we brought on a very special guest, Agim Jones from Luxury Abstract. We were excited to bring him on and I decided to give the podcast to you in its rawest form. I just added the music […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 15 Podcast

Posted: June 27, 2017 at 10:08 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCrazy how I had no voice just a few hours before we were slated to record this week’s episode. Just kinda kept it low key with some tea until it was time to record. This week’s episode we just went over the weekend we had at […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 14 Podcast

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 9:30 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEpisode 14 is now live. We invited our good friend Thomas Pinai to join us on this week’s podcast. Thomas hit us up with a topic in regards to addressing what we look for when we judge cars at a car show. Instead of answering the […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 13 Podcast

Posted: June 13, 2017 at 10:04 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSUnlucky number 13! We waited until the NBA Finals were over to record so I personally was siting on a high that I got when watching the Finals with my boys. Chris however, as one of the few true Lebron fans I know, was feeling the […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 12 Podcast

Posted: June 6, 2017 at 11:03 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSo we hit the 12 week mark for the podcast. Been such an amazing journey. Our guest this week is Sam Hagen from Central Pine USA / T-Demand USA. He is currently in transition and moving to a new location for his shop so I appreciate […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 11 Podcast

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 10:33 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHere is Episode 11. We welcome back Mr. Worldwide James Church back after his galavanting in Europe. Sitting now on Episode 11, we are almost at our 12 week mark. It’s been such a journey already at such an infant stage. We appreciate everyone’s feedback and […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 10 Podcast

Posted: May 23, 2017 at 10:06 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHere is Episode 10 of our VIP Lounge Podcast. I would be lying to you if I said I wasn’t feeling a bit of stress this past week.  Being in full swing on the Wekfest tour plus trying to startup a new venture, my mind can […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 9 Podcast

Posted: May 16, 2017 at 10:43 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSUsually I just listen to a podcast just once after I finalize it and then post it up. This episode I actually found myself listening to this a couple times before I realized I needed to get it posted. My bad! This week we had the […]

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New VIPStyleCars / VIP Lounge shirts are available

Posted: May 12, 2017 at 12:15 pm   /   Featured, VSC Feature

It’s been awhile since we decided to come out with new apparel. This year it was something I really wanted to focus on. With the addition of the Podcast plus a recent push to revive the VIP Car / VIP Style community again, just thought this would be a great project to kick it off […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 8 Podcast

Posted: May 9, 2017 at 9:56 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSStill missing Mr. Worldwide James Church so we want to thank Rene Garcia for stepping in. This week we answer a question from our good friend Jason Cantorna and we briefly go over my origin with VIP Cars / VIP Style Cars. Next week we will […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 7 Podcast

Posted: May 3, 2017 at 10:12 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSorry for the delay in getting this out to you. James and I decided to have conflicting traveling schedules so we weren’t able to link up to complete episode 7 in time. Thankfully, Rene Garcia stepped in while James is getting hitched and on his honeymoon. […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 6 Podcast

Posted: April 25, 2017 at 8:47 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHere is episode 6 of the VIP Lounge podcast. I can’t stress how enjoyable it has been doing this podcast. This week we didn’t have any special guests and we pretty much took a huge part of the episode on a post that James did on […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 5 Podcast

Posted: April 18, 2017 at 7:59 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI can’t say this enough whenever I post each episode but this podcast was extremely fun to record. I decided to leave it as raw as possible, left in everything that I can. We invited our good friend Rene Garcia to join James, Chris, and I this […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 4 Podcast

Posted: April 11, 2017 at 10:40 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week our podcast will be based on Mr. VIPDOUT himself, James Church. We thought it would be good to get to know one of our regulars on our podcast. We get to hear from him in regards to what got him started in the VIP […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 3 Podcast

Posted: April 4, 2017 at 11:00 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis is only our third podcast but we haven’t had this much enjoyment on a project in a long time. This week we asked 2 of our good friends to join myself, James, and Chris. I wanted to go over the general health of the US […]

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VIP Lounge Podcast Episode 2

Posted: March 26, 2017 at 7:05 pm   /   Editorial, Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEpisode 2 is here! We decided to drop it a few days early. Next week we will go back to Tuesday drops. This week we have our first special guest, Ernesto “Junior” Sarmiento from Wekfest. We go over a few things; Wekfest’s origins, Upcoming Tour stops, […]

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VIP Lounge Episode 1 Podcast

Posted: March 21, 2017 at 10:08 am   /   Featured, Podcast, VSC Feature

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFinally got James Church from VIPDOUT, Chris Abstein from Suspension Spot, and myself together to record our podcast. Simply named VIP Lounge, we plan on touching subjects within the VIP community as well as many others outside. We don’t plan on being VIP Car centric at […]

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10 years of Reflection

Posted: January 2, 2015 at 11:50 am   /   Editorial, Featured, VSC Feature

Squad One LS430 – Photo: Paul Liwanag The past few days I had the chance to recover from a pretty busy year. I’ve been thinking about everything we got done as a whole and everything we dropped the ball on in 2014.  I was also reminded that it was time to re-up our domain.  It’s […]

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PURE VIP GS300

Posted: April 28, 2014 at 11:14 am   /   Featured, VSC Feature

  Photos: Philip Isidro / Words: John Liwanag The 2nd generation Lexus GS is one of the more popular VIP car builds.  Known as the Toyota Aristo with the chassis code of “JZS16x”, out here we simply knew it as a GS300, GS400, or GS430.  It’s no secret that I have an affinity for 2nd […]

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