By Julie Garcia – – Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle | Staff photographer.

Photo: The custom hydraulics of Eduardo Cardenas’ 1979 Lincoln V in Houston on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Cardenas is a member of the the Originals lowrider club in Pasadena, Texas.

Meat cooking, corn tortillas warming, parked classic cars in every style and color with Tejano music playing in the background at Knights of Columbus Park for the “Lowrider MeatUp,” a celebration of Houston’s car culture, hosted by the Lowrider Network and Quaker State Motor Oil. Other stops on the tour include Bakersfield, California; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and an upcoming event in El Paso, Texas. The event supports “Lowrider Roll Models,” a YouTube series produced by Lowrider Network to bust stereotypes surrounding lowrider culture.

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