Tag Archives: vintage barrels
VINTAGE BARRELS: Techno Phantoms reissue
Some good news for fans of old Japanese aftermarket wheels: Hayashi Racing is re-releasing the Techno Phantom wheel. The classic rim, one of many old Japanese designs inspired by ninja stars, is now available to purchase brand new for the first time … Continue reading
PRODUCT GUIDE: Return of the SSR Formula Mesh, but with a twist
The SSR Formula Mesh is one of the classics, a vintage barrel whose design looks fantastic on cars from nearly any era. The good news is Speed Star Racing is bringing them back. However, the catch is that they’ll only … Continue reading
KIDNEY, ANYONE? Deep Yayoi “Sakura” Barrels
The Yayoi “sakura” wheel has long been considered the holy grail of vintage Japanese barrels. Now, a never-used ultra-deep set can be yours for the low, low price of — pinky to mouth — one million yen ($10,000 USD).
QotW: What Japanese concept should have been produced?
The Tokyo Motor Show is known across the auto industry for having the most crazed concepts in auto-dom. Future is what Japan does best, but last week Toyota debuted a concept at a toy show to get Japanese kids off … Continue reading
QotW: What’s the coolest vintage barrel?
No other car culture comes close to Japan’s in terms of wheels. The sheer enormity of selection can be matched only by the magnitude of a rim collector’s obsession. From ninja star designs to barrels deep enough to bathe a … Continue reading
Lung, Anyone? Star Shark Ashtray
Valentine’s day usually results in a bunch of useless containers shaped like hearts. But here’s a much, much cooler container shaped like a Star Shark! It’s a vintage ashtray, still stamped with the original manufacturer, Colin, on the back. The … Continue reading
New Retro Rims: Work Meister CR01
You may have noticed a snazzy new rim gracing the arrest-me red kenmeri in our Nos2Days coverage. In case you were wondering, that’s the new Work Meister CR01, exuding what the wheelmaker calls “Nostalgic Competition Racing Style.” Now that’s an … Continue reading
Rays Gram Lights 57V
This time last year Rays Wheels unveiled the Volk TE37V, a version of their iconic tuner wheel sized especially for RWD nostalgics. They couldn’t keep ’em on the pallets, so in 2011 Rays is following up with the new Gram … Continue reading
JNC Vintage Barrels T-Shirt – Small Size Now Available
You asked for it so, like the title says, our JNC Vintage Barrels Shirt is now available in size S. It’s the perfect size for your girlfriend, grandma, bull mastiff or even you (if the M happens to be too … Continue reading
JNC Vintage Barrels T-Shirt – International Orders Open
The JNC Vintage Barrels Shirt that we introduced on Monday is now open for international orders. They’re selling fast so if you haven’t yet, make sure you order yours today!
New JNC Vintage Barrels T-Shirt
Are you’re a J-tin fan having trouble justifying a set of fat rollers that cost more than your whole car? Soothe your guilty conscience and your wallet with the new JNC Vintage Barrels T-shirt! Fifteen of the most iconic old … Continue reading