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Old 11-29-2012, 01:51 AM   #1
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Castro Motorsport makes it into GQ Magazine!

So we've been dealing with Frank Ocean for about a year and a half now, after he purchased an E30 from out of state that had a number of issues. After addressing the issues with the car he purchased, we decided it was better to start with a new platform for the project he wanted. As a result we planned a ground-up rebuild of an E30, which we've slowly been building over the past year. Anyway, the car will finally be finished within the next 2 months, and we will post plenty of pics and details on the build.

Spec list of the car:

S54 + 6 speed swap
RMS Stage 2 supercharger set-up with Miller Performance tuning
Real 4 door M-tech 2 kit
Right hand drive conversion per Frank's request
E30 M3 5-lug
Staggered 17" Alpinas,
Custom metal flares front and rear
Fresh Lexus Moon-stone paint
Custom re-upholstered interior
Custom sound system
etc.










About a month ago Frank gave us a call, and asked if he could borrow a few cars, and some time at the shop to do a photoshoot with GQ magazine. Well, needless to say, we were more then willing to take on this opportunity! Our cars and the shop made it into 3 of the 4 photos in this month's GQ article on Frank named "Ocean-ography." Here is the link to the article:

http://www.gq.com/entertainment/musi...?currentPage=1

Photos of our shop/cars from the shoot:


Frank Ocean, Tyler the Creator and the rest of the Odd Future crew hanging around our cars. Bottom left corner is Chris Castro's flared E34 Touring. Top center is Saul Castro's Dakar E36 M3 and the door on the bottom right is my former E34 Touring.




Frank Ocean leaning against his project car inside our shop.




Frank Ocean and the Odd Future crew hanging out in front of our shop. He's sitting on Alex Castro's flared E36, and Chris Casto's flared E34 Touring is in the background.



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Old 11-29-2012, 07:08 AM   #2
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Good stuff. What'd he end up doing with that "out of state" m-tech II sedan? Can't wait to hear about the new build.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:13 AM   #3
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:16 AM   #4
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congrats on all the attention! the car sounds like it'll be an absolute beast.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:34 AM   #5
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Damn I want 4doors54.....


Is he (Frank) coming to the Dyno Day?
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:42 AM   #6
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:46 AM   #7
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That's awesome! You guys are getting big.
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Old 11-29-2012, 07:55 AM   #8
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God dammit, he's rich!!!
Isn't the original one the one he got from vlad? And right hand drive is just weird. More power to him, I'm going to go work on holding a tune!

Edit: You shouldv'e have talked him into doing this to an m3
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:30 AM   #12
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Our cars are about to shoot up in value yet again. Just wait for it.
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:44 AM   #13
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Congrats to the Castro crew! I saw this at work the other day, we have GQ in the lounge.

Another thread about it:
www.r3vlimited.com/board/showthread.php?t=269836
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Old 11-29-2012, 09:41 AM   #15
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Oh no, now Castro's rates will skyrocket!
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