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).
Welcome to Part 02 of our Toyotafest 2011 coverage. As Michio Kaku would say, let’s jump right in and take a look at some of more extreme cars that were at the show. This TE51 Corolla has exchanged hands a … Continue reading
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Tagged 1jz, 20-valve, 2jz, 4age, 4runner, a60, ae86, ae92, all toyotafest, blacktop, celica, corolla, corona, cressida, estima, f20c, f22c, gx71, hayashi, hilux, honda, is-f, jza80, levin, lexus, ls400, lucida, markII, MkIII, mx28, mx72, mx73, pickup, previa, ra63, ra64, rays, rota, s2000, sakura, sprinter, sr5, ssr, supra, takeyari, te37v, te51, tokico, toyota, toyotafest, toyotafest 2011, trueno, vip, volk, wagon, work equip, work equip 03, x70, yayoi
Reason number 4,197 why Japan is awesome. No matter how miniscule the meet, wicked metal still shows up. Here’s a small gathering called Showa Version 2 that took place at the base of Mt. Fuji last November.
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Tagged 240rs, 720, a114a, aa175, aa63, ae86, b110, b122, b210, b211, b310, bs110, c230, camry, celica, corolla, corona, cressida, cresta, crown, datsun, galant, gazelle, gc110, gf31, gx71, hayashi, kb110, ke75v, kenmeri, kgc110, khc231, khgc10, kp61, lancer, laurel, leopard, levin, liftback, mark II, mazda, mesh, mitsubishi, MkII, MkIII, ms112, mx73, nissan, pf30, pickup, ra25, ra55, reverse mesh, rx-7, s110, sa22, sa22c, sanitora, savanna, silvia, skyline, sprinter, ssr, starlet, sunny, toyota, truck, trueno, tt106v, un521, van, vanette, vb310, wagon, work equip, yayoi, yonmeri
This year’s JCCS was so big, so popular, so insane, attendees had to wait at least one hour just to get through the gates. Some gave up and went home (their loss). Word has it that the line stretched all … Continue reading
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Tagged 240z, 410, 411, 510, 610, a3a, advan, bluebird, c10, celica, civic, corona, datsun, enkei, fairlady z, fj20, Hakosuka, honda, j-speed, japanese classic car show, japanese classic car show 2010, jccs, jccs 2010, kgc10, kpgc10, mark II, mx23, nissan, s30, sakura, sakuras, skyline, sports 800, te37v, toyota, volk, wagon, yayoi
The last time JNC reader Slappy put together a wallpaper with the coolest vintage JDM barrels it became a viral sensation on the intarwebs. Now he’s done it again with Rare Old School JDM Wheels Part Two. Click on the … Continue reading
We posted some vintage Japanese wheel ads a while back. Here’s some more spotted on Riverside. Many have a similar theme: modified OG J-ride, night time shot, the wheel in question and a glimpse of asphalt lit dramatically. The message … Continue reading
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Tagged datsun, datsun 260z, datsun 280zx, mazda, mazda rx-7, nissan, nissan fairlady z, nissan laurel, nissan laurel c130, nissan skyline, nissan skyline kgc10, nissan sunny, pasco-fame bilbo, racingforg, suzuka carol, techno phantom, techno shadow, yayoi