Photos By: D.Tek
Fortitude is a strong word with stronger connotations. Fortitude is having the will power to overcome emotional and mental adversity without wavering from your original trajectory. I think we can agree that it’s not a word to be taken lightly, as possessing fortitude can be a burden; it’s existence is only accompanied by great pain. However, pain and adversity offer us opportunity for our character to be sharpened.
What defines a “car build?” For a lot of people over the past few years, a build is simply a set of wheels combined with suspension adjustment that results in something with visual appeal. Traditionally, however, a build is tearing a car down to really dig in and create something one-off and unique that embodies time, sweat, and imagination. It’s what separates good looking cars from “builds” that inspire and stir emotion within us.
Undoubtedly, the emergence of older BMW platforms has been on the rise for the past couple of years, and in particular the E28 5 Series. It’s a timeless design that doesn’t take much to garner extra attention from the average onlooker and full blown enthusiasts. Mr.
“Splitty wants to eat floor.” That’s how this whole build started when Harvey Fulford contacted Paul Medhurst at Type2Detectives. There is a story here, and a good one, so let’s start from the top shall we?
Harvey is a young guy, with petrol being a part of his gene pool. He has been raised in SouthEast England, where his father is a diehard auto enthusiast having a particular affinity for American Muscle.
A lot of people ask us, “what does it take to be a sponsor on Stance|Works?” The answer sounds simple enough: Be a manufacturer or fabricator and have a standard of not settling for the “status quo.” Not as easy as you would think. Today’s industries are made up of mindsets that insist on making “the quickest dollar at the lowest cost,” which would be fine, if quality wasn’t the variable that was sacrificed.