FOR FLASHY CHEAPSKATES

The Fast & Fu­ri­ous spirit is strong, but the wal­let is weak

Top Gear (Philippines) - - Car Culture - WORDS BY DINZO TABAMO IL­LUS­TRA­TIONS BY jUAN cARLO MAALA

FAUX JDM STICK­ERS

The peo­ple the wannabe wants to im­press know the stick­ers are fake. Those who don’t know it’s fake don’t mat­ter. So what are these for? We have no clue.

COPY­CAT WHEELS

It might ac­tu­ally be bet­ter to buy sec­ond­hand rather than fake. More than the moral is­sue of buy­ing some­thing coun­ter­feit, they might not be safe.

BREMBO CLIP-ONS

This is just sad on so many lev­els. No self-re­spect­ing car guy should be within 100m from this fake abom­i­na­tion. To in­stall this is to in­sult the car.

RED HONDA BADGE

This pop­u­lar red logo usu­ally ap­pears only on Type R vari­ants of Honda cars. But the halo ef­fect of the R line is so strong the logo is near ubiq­ui­tous.

MUF­FLER TIPS

This is a sin even some pro­duc­tion cars com­mit. We think you should keep it real when it comes to tailpipes. Keep it stock, or change the whole thing.

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