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:
I must say he portrayed the Fairlady very well!
It is even more impressive seen from the rear: Read the rest of this entry →
June 26, 2012 in Family Album Treasures
On what snapshot in your family album would you be at your best?
If you love drag racing Fairladies this has to be it: getting your hands dirty on that L28 engine swap!
Found at 0-4factory
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:
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 →
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:
The video was shot while the pack was exiting a parkinglot near Ichihara. (video on the next page) Read the rest of this entry →