As you may have noticed I haven’t been posting much lately. The main reason for this is because I’ve been selected as a presenter at the Percona Live MySQL conference in Santa Clara on April 12th. This takes a lot of preparation so I literally have no spare time left till the conference is over. […]
Back in 1982 Kazuyoshi Hoshino was the star of the Grand Championships around Japan: he both competed within the long distance Group C races and also in the more popular Group 5 (aka Super Silhouette) races where he drove his Hoshino Impul Silvia: Two races on the same day: isn’t that a bit too much […]
It is a terrible shame to leave such a nice Toyota Carina GT-R AA63 rusting away after a fence: You can already see its factory boot spoiler is loosening it grip on the bootlid, so it is only a matter of time before it stats to grow some brownish rust around that spot. On this […]
I was just watching some of the old Skyline C211 commercial videos and I must have seen these videos tens of times already. That’s when I noticed something odd between 0:10 and 0:16… Can anyone already guess what it is?
I already spotted that the owner of the Honda Accord mk2 didn’t use it regularly anymore, but earlier this week I also noticed this little red 1982 Honda Civic Sport creeping between a couple of the black poles marking the pavement from the parkinglot: Yes indeed: clever parking when all spots are taken. You can’t […]
One of the things that is typically Japanese are the lace seat (or headrest) covers that you mostly see in Japanese taxis or luxury cars. Apparently Toyota sold OEM lace covers with the Soarer griffin logo embroided on them: This Soarer was photographed outside Gallery L who is renowned for restoring beautiful kyusha cars. The […]