Author Archives: Van

The Dome Zero Lives On

Well, at least in pop culture. And even then, only just barely. Music mixing community The Mixing Bowl are, from what I can tell, in the process of putting together a compilation of mixes from artists on their forums. The … Continue reading

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Brand New MkIII Supra

Alright, so this isn’t strictly classic, but hey. It’s a slow news day. I don’t know much about this car—suffice to say it’s virtually brand new, right down to the plastic sheets and covers over just about everything, and the … Continue reading


Welcome back to grandNissan

Hot damn. I swear on your ma, we’re not as biased toward Nissan as you’d think—There’s just a frightening lack of happenings out there for the other marques that are worth mentioning. And as I always say, if we’re missing … Continue reading

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Wanna Win Yourself a Stack of Cash?

Well, enter the lotto. But if you’d like to win a US$50 voucher to—seller of fine Nostalgic JDM car magazines, among other vaguely relevant swag—all you have to do is send us your favourite photo of a classic JDM … Continue reading

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Now For Something A Little More Relevant

As cool as a wood-fuel-powered truck may be, that example in my previous post is a little less classic and a little more ancient than we generally like to cover here. So here’s something a little more up our alley. … Continue reading

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Gramps Was a Genius

I tell ya, those folks back in the 20th century really had their heads screwed on right. We might make fun of them for sending “letters” through the “post” and “making their own dinner at home in the kitchen”, but … Continue reading


The Hottest of Hot Hatches

Well before the likes of the MazdaSpeed 3 and the Civic Type R, crazy little funoboxes (hah, I totally just made that up) like the Starlet and the 310 were kicking around. I still see quite a few modified Starlets … Continue reading


Starion to Star in Upcoming JDM Film

Kev’s article a while ago on the Mitsubishi Starion, while being a great read and generally well-received, also fueled quite a bit of negative feedback from a couple of forums around the web. There seemed to have been some confusion … Continue reading

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I Just Saved A Ton of Money on Giken!

If you’re anything like me, your obsession with cars—classic or new—is more about the style and the driving pleasure than what’s happening inside the engine, behind the wheels, or in that long steel thing between the front seats. Every now … Continue reading

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If I Were Ever Going to Break and Enter…

…This would be the place. I don’t know too much about this, but it looks like the owner of these photos took a trip to some sort of Nissan warehouse slash museum, and promptly wet himself. Well alright, he didn’t … Continue reading