Japanese Rustoseums: Nissan Fairlady 280Z

May 31, 2014 in rustoseums

It has been a while since I posted a good crusty rustoseum! I found this Nissan Fairlady 280Z on a blog called GaGaGa who is actually a photographer of many things, including rusty cars:
Japanese Rustoseums: Nissan 280Z
I must say he portrayed the Fairlady very well!

It is even more impressive seen from the rear: Read the rest of this entry →

WTF: one deep dished Fairlady!

July 6, 2012 in WTF

While browsing Minkara I stumbled upon Stance Nation’s Minkara account where I had this WTF?!
Stance Nation deep dished Fairlady
That’s one huge ass deep dished rim!

Found at Stance Nation @ Minkara

Family Album Treasures: dirty hands Fairlady Z

June 26, 2012 in Family Album Treasures

On what snapshot in your family album would you be at your best?
Family Album Treasures: dirty hands Fairlady Z
If you love drag racing Fairladies this has to be it: getting your hands dirty on that L28 engine swap!

Found at 0-4factory

Family Album Treasures: Group C

February 23, 2012 in Family Album Treasures

Back in 1983 the Group C races (prototypes) were the main event at the Fuji International Speedway with its smaller brother Group 5 (Super Silhouette) being the teaser for the big race. Not surprisingly the Group 5 cars were way more popular than the Group C as they were looking like the cars in real life. One of the exceptions to this was the Hasemi Skyline Group C endurance racer that looked awfully similar to its Group 5 counterpart:
Hasemi Skyline Group C
Same engine (570hp turbo charged LZ20b) but then with a lower, wider and more agressive looking bodywork! I would certainly pose in front of that as a little kid!

But why limit yourself to the Hasemi Skyline when there is also the Nissan Silvia March1: Read the rest of this entry →

So this is what a pack of (K)PGC10 sounds like!

February 16, 2012 in random

That were my exact thoughts when I watched this video of the New Year drive of a classic Nissan owners club! As a teaser before the video, this is what a KPGC10 and PGC10 traffic jam looks like:
Skyline GT-R owners club new year drive
The video was shot while the pack was exiting a parkinglot near Ichihara. (video on the next page) Read the rest of this entry →