We don't want to scare you, but the Fox Mustang is now old enough to qualify for antique plates with many state DMVs. The C4 Corvettes are as old now as the C1 Corvettes were when the 4th Generation was new. A brief look at the auction sites online will confirm that cars from the 1980s and 1990s are finally getting respect from collectors, partially because Generation X is getting mid-life nostalgia.

Radwood is a series of car shows and lifestyle events celebrating the era of break dancing, boom boxes, and BMX bikes, when performance triumphed over smog regulation. They welcome any vehicle built between 1980 and 1999, cars, trucks, and motorcycles, but also love to see street rods built in that era's pastel and billet style. Honda North America teamed up with Radwood's organizers to hold the Southern California event on Honda's Torrance, CA campus and debut the new Acura Integra.

Wilwood was not there in any official capacity, but we did visit and take pictures of some of the cool vehicles we saw there. We were happy to see the large number of Honda and Acura vehicles there, especially the ones using the Wilwood DynaPro Honda caliper for 262mm rotors. Some cars we spotted on Wilwoods use off-the shelf kits that are still available, while some use obsolete kits or kits utilizing third party brackets. Other cars in the slideshow are not using Wilwood brakes, but we though they were cool anyway.

  • 1987 Nissan Maxima Wagon slammed
  • 1988 Toyota Pickup 4x4 Sundowner RV
  • 1995 BMW E36 M3
  • 1994 Nissan S32 Skyline and 1986 Toyota AE86 Corolla
  • 1986 Toyota AE86 Trueno on Watts with Wilwood brakes
  • 1990 BMW E30 325 with period correct bra and headlight wipers
  • 1999 Mitsubishi 3000GT GTO VR4
  • 1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer M1009 military vehicle
  • 1991 Lotus Elan M100
  • Row of old school Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs and High Lux pickup
  • 1998 BMW Z3 M Coupe
  • 1989 Mercedes S-class Coupe with fake convertible top
  • 1995 BMW E36 M3 with Nissan Z32 300ZX
  • 1990 Nissan S13 240SX Itasha and safari Mercedes Benz diesel
  • 1990 Isuzu Amigo
  • 1996 Buick Roadmaster Wagon and Sedan
  • 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo S
  • Custom 1989 BMW 353 E30 with S52 engine swap
  • Slammed 1989 BMW E30 325 with Wilwood brakes
  • JDM Honda CRX with Mugen Wheels
  • Acura Integras with Wilwood Brakes
  • 1985 Acura Integra with Mugen turbo wheels
  • 1989 Toyota Cressida with Porsche 911
  • 1984 Toyota Celica GT-S with Lexus V8 power
  • Plaid interior of 1988 BMW E30 325
  • 1990 BMW E30 M3 with E36 Wilwood brakes
  • Late 1980s Chevy K5 Blazer, Pontiac Grand Prix, and Dodge Daytona
  • 1988 Pontiac Fiero GT with custom Wilwood Brakes
  • 1986 Pontiac Fiero GT
  • 1992 Mercedes-Benz W210 E190 Cosworth 3.2-16 and 1995 BMW E36 M3
  • 1993 Parking Lot
  • 1993 Honda Civic with Wilwood brakes in custom color
  • 1980 Toyota Corolla Wagon
  • 1992 Chevy Corvette ZR1 in teal
  • 1990s candy colored cars
  • 1996 Dodge B1500 Dajiban Van
  • 1993 Honda Civic with Wilwood brakes and body kit
  • Raddest Toyota Truck with Honda ATC 110 in back
  • Honda Kick-N-Go human powered scooter


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