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JDM Trivia #1: Side wipers on the GX81!

Since last weeks question did not get answered I decided to change the format a bit from Question of the Week to JDM Trivia!
JDM Trivia #1: Side Wipers on the GX81

Weekly JDM Trivia

Every week will explain some small weird fact on something with Japanese cars. At the end of the video I will give a teaser on next weeks trivia and you can guess what it is in the comments below. How does that sound?

Last weeks question

Last weeks question was “In the picture shown you can see some weird chindogu applied to a car. What is it and which car does it belong to? Watch the question being answered in the video below: Continue reading

Japanese rustoseums (part five)

Time for some more rust(oseums)!

Let’s start with this Toyota Mark II Grande GX81:
Beaten up Toyota Mark II Grande GX81
Beaten up Toyota Mark II Grande GX81

It might have been stolen and dumped in the middle of nowhere after they beaten up this Mark II enough… Bit of a shame though: it is the Mark II Grande model, so it is the top of the line model…

What about this Cedric Y31?
Nissan Cedric Y31 parked in foliage
Nissan Cedric Y31 parked in foliage

It looks like this hardtop model is still in perfectly good health! Just parked somewhere in the foliage and left there for ages… Or could it be that it was parked in an open space and the foliage just grew around it? :P

Rusty Nissan 521 pickup truck
Rusty Nissan 521 pickup truck

Now even if this 1970 or 1971 Nissan 521 is quite rusty, it may still be in use! Tires aren’t flat yet and judging from headrest on the driver seat it must have been replaced some time ago. It is clear that the model is the 521 since the grille has the four horizontal bars. This did not feature on the 520 models, but only on the 521 model.

All three pictures were taken from the usual place:
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