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Autoweek’s 40th Anniversary of the Nissan Z: In conjunction with the release of the 40th Anniversary Nissan 370Z, Autoweek is devoting much of its upcoming bi-weekly magazine to the Z-car. [Autoweek]

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Five J-Tin Winter Storage Tips

With a snowstorm of biblical proportions terrorizing the east coast, we thought it might be a good time for some winter storage tips. JNC reader Dustin (aka ohcanada_00 of Giga Pudding fame) works for the car care experts at Griot’s … Continue reading


So…you like old Nissans?

This slideshow is from the excellent KGC10kai blog, please check it out, it’s chock full of great photography (he must be a good guy, he has great taste in music!). I believe this was a club run last weekend, and … Continue reading


Austrian Collector Auctions Fleet of Japanese Cars

What surprises us more than an Austrian actor auctioning off his collection of Japanese cars, is the fact that there was an Austrian actor with a collection of Japanese cars to begin with. We aren’t familiar with Roland Düringer but … Continue reading


WANT! BRIDE Goes Retro with Histrix

Bride seats are one of the mainstays of the JDM tuner scene.  They come in loud, lairy colours like bright red and blue, and would be the perfect addition to something like a turbo Silvia or modern GT-R (with the … Continue reading


Crikey! Aussie Barn Find Reveals 297 Classics

We all fantasize about the barn find. For some, it’s better than winning the lottery. A big wad of cash can get you that new Maserati, but there are some cars where it’s not a matter of buying them, it’s … Continue reading


Jolly Good News from the UK

Not only is the Day of Too Many Events coming up this weekend, but our former masters across the pond are brewing up the Goodwood Festival of Speed. One of the first photos to filter in from this year’s event … Continue reading


Aaargh! We’ve been hacked!

Some of you will be able to see this huge block of spam just below the banner above.  It seems we’ve been hacked, and Van will try to clean up the source code later to remove it. Apparently it’s not … Continue reading


Dryer Lint to the Rescue: Oil Cleanup Tips

Here at JNC headquarters, our weekends are filled with excitement.  And by excitement we mean the things our butlers would be doing if we were filthy rich.  Well, at least there’s something to be gained from doing your own laundry.  … Continue reading

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Thai Fighters

To paraphrase George Peppard’s John “Hannibal” Smith, “We love it when the world comes together.”  Especially around nostalgic cars.  One of the most rewarding experiences about Japanese Nostalgic Car is when we see old school love coming from all corners … Continue reading

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Kiwi Classics Cruise

Ok, so we don’t know much about New Zealand except that some movie about Lords and Rings was filmed there. But we do know this: If those orcs had rode into battle on any these absolutely killer old bombs, they … Continue reading

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Charade 926R: When Daihatsu Met DeTomaso

Many apologies for the shortage of new posts in the past week or so, if you knew what we’ve been working on then you’d forgive us! Anyway, back to regular programming. A couple of weeks ago we did a piece … Continue reading


Hit The Polls

Firstly, folks, thanks for all the responses to the sticker poll. We’ve got a good idea now of how to go about our plan for world domination hooking you all up with stickers, so that’s ace. But now, we want … Continue reading

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The Hills are Alive, with J-Tin

Move over, Governator, there’s a new force out of Austria to be reckoned with, and that force is Like the name says, it’s a German-language forum for lovers of old Japanese cars, and it’s run by Rainer, aka Mr_Daihatsu … Continue reading

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Sticker ‘Em Up, Pal.

So, we’re thinking a neat idea would be to offer some grandJDM stickers. We’ve had readers ask if stickers are on the cards, and we just weren’t sure if classic JDM enthusiasts are the type to have stickers on their … Continue reading


Get Your Writing Boots On

Alright folks, we’re on the lookout for another one or two writers (or in my case, “guys who just link to stuff”) to join us here at grandJDM.  If you’ve been digging what we’ve been doing and want to be … Continue reading

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This page will feature a series of wallpapers, created both by grandJDM, as well as by others. We’ll try to give credit to the original creators when we can, but sometimes it’s hard to find out who the original creator … Continue reading

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So, are You Digging grandJDM or What?

Alright guys and girls, it’s time to pull out the stops and march into your local Blogger’s Choice Awards polling venue and… wait, you can just go to their website.  Oh how bloody convenient eh? If you’ve been enjoying our … Continue reading

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Old Skool in the Olde World

Blimey! There’s a new site on the web about our favorite topic, old Japanese cars, and it’s called Old Japanese Car. Can’t get much more direct that that! The site was started by a couple of chaps who go by … Continue reading

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