Category Archives: pre-war

JNC Contest Answer: 1925 Otomo

Congrats to Brad D. (TSiSS350), who guessed correctly that the yesterday’s JNC Contest Car was a 1925 Otomo! Here’s a brief history of the car and Brad’s prize after the jump.

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Toyota Ghost Found on Toast

Today is Resurrection Day, and as everyone knows, long-dead spiritual figures just love to reveal themselves to the world via pre-sliced bread conveniently warmed by modern kitchen appliance. Toast is the medium of choice, in fact, for the likes of … Continue reading

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2007, We Hardly Knew Ye

Well, it’s here, the final day of the year. Now before we all get hammered and pretend we know the words to “Auld Lang Syne,” let’s take a look back at all the nostalgic car happenings that took place during … Continue reading

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Random Pic: Datsun Homecoming

In 1933, Datsun, or Jidosha Seizo Co., Ltd. as it was called, established its headquarters in Yokohama, where Japan’s first real automobile factory would later stand. Three years later, this Datsun Model 15 roadster rolled off the assembly line. With … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Fire Truck

We spent a rainy Independence Day with Dan Banks, Datsun fanatic, Z Car Club of America historian, and owner of a mint ’71 240Z, a 1990 300ZX Turbo, and the oldest known Datsun truck in private hands, which happens to … Continue reading

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