Watch: Ryan Basseri and Russ Taylor Discuss Their SEMA Battle of the Builders Projects

By Juan Torres

Ryan Basseri, a 2015 top 10 SEMA Battle of the Builders (BOTB) contestant, shares what his company, Rywire, is planning for the 2017 SEMA Show, and the details that have gone into this one-of-a-kind build. From a fully customized Mugen body kit, Rays wheels, custom sheet-metal interior, cage, custom electronics system, seats and more, find out why he competes in SEMA Battle of the Builders:

Russ Taylor of Fusion of Ideas Motorsports is bringing a full carbon-fiber conversion Z28 that races in the NASA Super Touring Series, SCCA and Speed Ventures to the 2017 SEMA Show. On the cutting edge of technology, Taylor integrates an iPad into the dash. Find out what else he’s doing to prepare the vehicle for the premier automotive trade show, and why he believes it will be a contender in the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition:

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SEMA Show builders interested in gaining national exposure by showcasing their cars and parts through the SEMA Battle of the Builders competition can register at The deadline for entry is September 1.