This past weekend was a rough cold weekend for the ages. Most of the east coast was pummeled with snow, some of which almost made it to Florida… almost. It was especially cold for the New England Patriots, who saw their playoff dreams cut short for the third year straight, but I digress.
Despite the cold and wind, we made it out to the 3rd Annual Subaru Mega Meet, destination Tampa, Florida. Forecast was mid 40’s with 30 mph winds, putting the temperature with wind chill factor in the mid 20’s. Crazy.
The turn out was surprisingly strong given the weak Floridian cold tolerance, with the event coordinators putting the total number of Subarus at 976 (not including other vehicles: FR-S, Saab, etc). In between our vendor work and huddling for warmth we were able to make it around roughly half of the meet (sorry if we missed your car).
Vendor’s had the best view, with all attendants coming in and leaving in front of our booths. The range of Subaru’s was mixed, with mostly Imprezas, but there was a wide range of chassis and models. Among them was with Subaru Leone that we managed to capture as it rolled by.
Jade Crew made their appearance with this beautifully built bug-eye; sitting pretty on Volk Racing TE37SL Black Edition and Project Mu Big Brakes.
The Highway Star fam had a big appearance with their pair of garage built GD Sedans. Like always they had a great collection of authenticly discontinued and rare steering wheels, a very lust-worthy VeilSide bucket, and their full set of merch.
Central Florida local Rev Works came out with their big guns with this beast 650HP GVB build. It featured a plethora of engine work and most notably an inverted intake manifold among it’s full list of mods.
While most of the Florida market is dominated by new wheel companies, there was still a notable presence of Japanese wheels, from GramLights 57DR to Work Meister S1. Both of which were some of our favorite builds.
Lastly we would like to give a big shout out to our booth vehicles: Marc and his impressive GR (pictured), Sabrina and her tastefully built BRZ, Chad and his beautiful 2015 WRX, and Leo with his All-STi 2016 WRX STi. We somehow didn’t take any pictures of our own booth and most of our booth vehicles (Chad we owe you that photoshoot). But you can be assured that next year we will try to get more coverage of the event!
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