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JNC‘s top stories of 2014

As we mentioned, 2014 was the Year of the JNC. As it draws to a close, let’s look back at the things that most interested JNCers over the last 365 days.

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EVENTS: KPGC10 Skyline GT-R at the Monterey Historics

We just brought a genuine KPGC10 Skyline GT-R to the Monterey Historics. It was a bit surreal to say the least, watching it enter the paddocks of the legendary Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Though it never raced here, the circuit is the GT-R’s natural environment, … Continue reading


The Top 10 JNC stories of 2013

As we bid sayonara to 2013 let’s look back at some of the highs and lows it has given us. Enthusiasm for classic Japanese cars continues to grow and gain mainstream acceptance. This will only increase as cars that went … Continue reading


SevenStock Preview: JNC “Daytona” Shirt

Last year at SevenStock JNC debuted “LeMans” in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Mazda 787B‘s historic win at the French enduro. This year we follow it up with “Daytona,” the second in the series, celebrating the Mazda RX-7 that … Continue reading


JNC “RWD Toyota” shirts will debut at Toyotafest this weekend

Three letters — RWD. That says it all for the shirt we’re debuting at Toyotafest this Saturday, May 5. The lightweight rear-wheel-drive sport coupe is the magic formula that made us fall in love with old school Japanese cars in … Continue reading


“Black Gold” JNC Inkan now available

Have you been scouring the pegs of your local mega box retailer? We’ve gotten reports that Mattel’s 1:64 Mazda RX-7 is out! So in honor of our collab with Hot Wheels, we’ve created a special “Black Gold” edition of our iconic … Continue reading


Merry Christmas from JNC

We at JNC would like to wish you a Merry Christmas. May your travels in an old, airbag-less car be safe and your stockings filled with rare NOS parts. And if you are absolutely sick of hearing “Silent Night” over … Continue reading


Identify This Rusty Car Found in a Japanese Junkyard

See that wagon lurking behind this hakosuka and Honda Today? All we know is that it’s old, rust, and resting in a junkyard somewhere in Japan. This photo was sent to us by a reader there. Heck, it may not even be Japanese. Be … Continue reading


JAF History and a New JNC Decal

If you’ve been around old school Japanese cars you’ve seen this blue and white logo affixed to grilles or windows in badge and decal form. The Japan Automobile Federation is Japan’s version of AAA, a motoring club that you can … Continue reading


JNC Vintage Barrels II T-Shirt

Ever since we released our original Vintage Barrels T-shirt, the suggestions have been flowing for a second design. So without further ado, we are proud to present JNC‘s Vintage Barrels II T-shirt! We’ll debut the new threads at Toyotafest this … Continue reading


The History of Racing Mate and a New JNC Decal

It’s hard to believe, but for as long as JNC has been around we’ve only ever made one sticker. We need to rectify that situation stat, so the yotsuba above will soon be joining the red and white inkan. For … Continue reading


JNC Forum is Freshly Resto-Modded

The JNC Forum has been stripped down, blasted, and completely rebuilt from the ground up with a modern drivetrain. This should get rid of the pesky database timeouts and various other annoyances with the old site. We may have a … Continue reading

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On the Way to Long Beach

JNC would like to thank the JCCS and TORC crews, and all the old schoolers that came to the Spocom show in Long Beach this weekend. We set up our own little section of nostalgics and rocked the house. But … Continue reading


JNC 04 Is On The Way!

We know you’ve been waiting patiently, and it’s finally here! JNC 04 has been sent to the printers and proofed and is being rolling off the presses as you read this. Here’s a behind-the-scenes peek at the layout process. We … Continue reading


JNC Limited Edition AE86 Heritage Shirt Now Available

We have a very small number of limited edition shirts from Toyotafest now available in our shop. Only 86 were ever or will ever be made. XLs are sold out, sorry! Celebrating 25 years of the iconic Corolla GT-S, we’re proud … Continue reading


JNC Limited Edition AE86 Heritage Shirt

Are you ready for Toyotafest this weekend? Since 2010 is the year the infamous 1985 Toyota Corolla GT-S officially becomes a classic, we wanted to honor it with the JNC AE86 Heritage tee, made especially for this event. Only 86 … Continue reading


This week’s contest winning photo proves that the JNC sticker can look just as cool on a modern car as it does on a classic. Submitted by forum member mommabear. To enter our weekly JNC Stamp Contest, enter HERE. Past winners.

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Counterfeit JNC Stickers Now Available!

Look what April Fools Santa Claus brought us yesterday. Could there be a more appropriate gift for the occasion? An operative in Indonesia managed to track down some counterfeit JNC stickers for us. The JNC staff is already calling dibs … Continue reading


This week’s contest winning photo is actually a screenshot from Forza 3 for Xbox 360.  If you play the game, you can now get a JNC Stamp Logo sticker for your ride! Goto the storefront and search for “Paul Newman” … Continue reading

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As this week’s contest winner, we couldn’t resist choosing this photo.  Just look at those cute paws! submitted by forum member e-at_me To enter our weekly JNC Stamp Contest, enter HERE view past winners

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