Ultimate Stance 2015

Date: 1 November 2015
Location: Telford International Centre, Telford
Words by Henry Phull / Photos by Steph Clarke & Henry Phull

Flashback to the beginning of the month, the cold weather had returned, and the car community was out in force for the final outing to Ultimate Stance. This year’s show was rather special for us, as we launched our very first pop-up store with a new clothing collection. For the first time ever, we were trading! Luckily our girl Steph was on hand to help out with some awesome photography so we could provide the quality show coverage you’re all used to. As per usual, the Ultimate Stance organisers pulled out all the stops to provide a jam-packed show before the long Winter break. Wheel Whores also took over with their very own mini show and swapmeet, in addition to their super-cool ‘Tikes & Trikes’ display. To top that off, a huge Show & Shine with over 500 cars, club stands and extensive traders! Ultimate Stance is much like sister-company Ultimate Dubs, but targeted at a much wider audience. All sorts of cars were welcome, and even though it was the last show of the year, there were still cars making their debut! Check out our round up below…



Chris Phillips’ static Lexus IS200 on BBS RS

(Click here to check out our feature on Chris’ Lexus IS)



Jamie Hitchcock’s static BMW Z4 on WORK Meister S1’s

(Click here to check out our feature on Jamie’s Z4)


Tom Lilico’s bagged BMW Z3 on face-mounted Lamborghini Diablo splits


Ryan Powell’s bagged Volkswagen Mk3 Golf VR6 on BBS LM

(Click here to check out our feature on Ryan’s Mk3)


Liam Elmore’s Audi TT on Air Lift suspension & Rotiform OZT’s


Auto Finesse’s BBS-kitted Volkswagen Mk2 Golf on Air Lift suspension


Ruairi Coleman’s bagged BMW E36 on OZ Futura’s


Only Charged Dubs’ Mercedes-Benz W201 190E on custom-built air ride & BBS RS


Hayburner Magazine’s Porsche 356


Bobby Wilcox’s static Lotus Elite


Paige Walton’s BMW E91 Touring on Air Lift suspension & 18″ Speedline 3pc wheels


Dan Malley’s Volkswagen Mk2 Golf C on D2 Air suspension & BBS RM


Richard Ansari’s BMW E46 M3 on OZ Mito’s


Joe Addison’s BMW E92 on Air Lift suspension & BBS RS2


Jason Bowes’ Audi A5 on Air Lift suspension & 19″ Rotiform TMB’s


Andy Theaker’s BMW E90 on Air Lift suspension & Alpina wheels



Mitch Stirrat’s BMW E91 Touring on AccuAir suspension & Mercedes-Benz Alphard wheels


Edward Johnston’s BMW E36 Touring w/S50 M3 conversion, Air Lift suspension & custom BMW splits


Juan van Oversteyns’ BMW E28 on 18″ BBS RS


WORK Wheels UK Lamborghini Murciélago LP 640 on WORK Gnosis CV203’s



Driftworks’ Toyota AE86 LS V8-swapped drift car


Scott McClure’s Volkswagen Up! on H&R suspension & Gotti G1001’s


Dave Phillipson’s Audi A3 on Air Lift suspension & 19″ Rotiform TMB’s



Alex Wright’s G60-swapped Volkswagen Mk1 Golf on BBS E30’s



Oliver Pearson’s chopped 1964 Porsche 356



Wheel Whores’ display


Dan Taylor’s BMW E46 M3 on Air Lift suspension & BBS RS Turbo Fans




Richard Colvill’s custom Porsche 911 “Porkchop”





The Wheel Whores’ Tikes and Trikes display




Randell Mario Forte’s Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet on hydraulics & Cromodora CW10′s



James Wilson’s Nissan 350Z on Air Lift suspension & SSR Vienna wheels


Ford KA Sport on hydraulic suspension & BBS RM


Tom Wrigley’s E30 325i cabriolet on Air Lift suspension


Alex Rogers’ Volkswagen 6R Polo GTI on Air Lift suspension & Fifteen52 Turbomac’s



Robbie Milton’s bagged Volkswagen Jetta



Paul Harding’s 1984 Porsche 911 3.2 Carrera




Static Ferrari F355


James Williams’ Hillman Imp on Compomotive’s


Xenonz UK’s widebody kitted Audi RS7 on 21″ Damnraw Honeycombed concave directional wheels


Mark Fandango’s M52-swapped BMW E21


James Ibbotson’s 1967 Hillman Imp


Charlie Croker’s bagged 1977 Lotus S1 Elite


Dean Meeson’s Lotus Esprit & 3DPRINTUK’s 1972 Volvo P1800es


Ian Kelly’s Audi SQ5 on StillStatic suspension & Rotiform DUS


Shaun Lewis’ bagged Volkswagen T5 on Rotiform FUC’s


Dougie Flockhart’s Volkswagen Mk3 Golf VR6 Turbo on BBS LM’s


Ross Mullins’ Volkswagen Lupo GTI on Air Lift suspension & BBS RM’s


Matt Glassup’s Porsche 964 on Eta Beta’s


Joshua Bradley’s Skoda Fabia VRS on Air Lift suspension & 3SDM 0.05’s


Bruce Gowans’ BMW M135i w/BTCC kit, AccuAir suspension & Brada wheels


Nick Sahota’s S54-swapped E30 M3 on Air Lift suspension and Bugatti 3pc centrelock wheels


Gavin Diamond’s 540bhp Ford Sierra RS Cosworth on 17″ Dymag 5 spokes


Our first-ever pop-up store / Click here to check out the online store!



Now available online – click here to visit our online store!



As you can see, the turnout was tastefully varied. Embracing communities like Retro Rides, Hayburner and Driftworks to name a few, really proves that when those from different automotive backgrounds come together, the result can be epic. Unlike most shows, Ultimate Stance is one of the most open events for all sorts of car enthusiasts, despite its name! Our pop-up store was a great success, and we can’t thank our friends at Studio Incar enough for teaming up with us for the joint stand in the exclusive carpeted hall and displaying some insane builds. We’ll be trading at a lot more shows next year, so now you know what our stand looks like – come and say hi! If you missed us at this time, all our new gear is now available online from store.slamsanctuary.com, so have a browse. For more event coverage, we’ll be back next year in March with Ultimate Dubs at the same location. Until then, we’ll be keeping the blog updated with new features and behind-the-scenes shop visits. Check back soon.



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