March 1, 2014 in rustoseums
A few days ago I asked Daniel O’Grady a similar question: why do the Japanese cars in Japan rust from the top down while they rust from the bottom up on the European soil?
It is funny because I can explain the European bottom up rust: we simply put salt on our roads during wintertime to fight ice and snow. However why the cars in Japan tend to rust from the top is a mystery to me…
Anyway, this beautifully crusty brown (photographed in black and white) Toyota Celica 2000GT RA25 is a good example of the top down rust:
Anyone got the answer to my question?
Found at Gagaga7310
January 14, 2014 in sanctuary
Yes, a new idea/section/regular just emerged: sanctuaries!
Why? Well basically last night I suffered from insomnia and for whatever reason my mind wandered to the original Initial D Tofu shop which is located in Shibukawan next to Mount Haruna (the town called Akina in Initial D) and that the original tofu shop has been demolished about three years ago. This is the photo Alexi took to prove it has been demolished:
So I was wondering how many fanboys actually posed (or their cars) in front of the tofu shop when visiting Shibukawan or Mount Haruna, so here is a whole gallery of cars, tofu shops and people posing in front of it!
Also in case you are wondering where to find the place, this is the location on Google Streetview: Read the rest of this entry →
March 23, 2013 in Commerical time
What better way to promote your auto parts shop than by jumping a beater Celica A60?
Shortly before it jumps you can see it is the facelifted model. video on the next page!
November 13, 2012 in picture of the week
Found these Celica M-500 pictures on Tumbler:
Haven’t found any info on this HKS Power Celica M-500…
But I do know that it is powered by a twin turbo 5M-GTE: Read the rest of this entry →