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JDM Workshop Spotlight: Carcraft Yabusaki

A few months ago, we put the spotlight on Auto Service Machinaga, a Kobe bodyshop that not only did great work in restoring JDM classics, but also had the presence of mind to record their restoration process in photographs, presented … Continue reading

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Video: Japan's Greatest Cars, Mitsubishi Edition

From our water chestnut bureau courtesy of RedSunday, here’s a couple of great vids featuring Mitsubishis. First, a walkthrough of some of the triple diamond mafia’s greatest hits. Though we couldn’t understand anything except that the GTO MR has “dummy” … Continue reading


Motoring J Style to Honor BRE Reunion

This recent article on Winding Road is a good read on the background of Martin Swig, a well-known California car collector. What it doesn’t mention though, is that Swig, along with his son David, in 2007 founded Motoring J Style, … Continue reading

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JNC In Japan: Day 5

Today we headed out to the Chainan 21, the official museum of Hino. Check out this sign. The station name is Toyoda, and if you notice, the previous stop was Hino. Coincidence? Probably. The Hino museum is at neither of … Continue reading


Still B.R.E.

Howdy, race fans. Here’s some great news. Peter Brock, the man behind the BRE race teams that took Datsun to SCCA Trans-Am 2.5 championships, has launched a new website, Old photos abound, from Brock’s early days with Hino, through … Continue reading

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