Due to a check engine light showing up on our daily driver 1-Series, we had to drop by the workshop once again. Since we were there, i took some extra pics of our project 944, while nothing has been done so far due to an impending long weekend holiday, i at least got to see […]Read more "Project 944: Mellow Yellow"
Sadly, this was what we missed. But there’s always next year! In the meantime, check out this fab video put together by Initial P.Read more "FRESH TOKYO CAR MEET 2016"
Just a week ago, the wheels of Project 944 were removed and sent to the paint shop. Today, it’s time to collect them and get new rubber fitted before we deliver them back to R2D once again. When we first delivered them to our favorite body/paint shop, Revol, we discovered that not only were the […]Read more "Project 944: Wheels & Tyres"
While entry into the World of air-cooled Porsche 911s is currently a rather expensive one, this wasn’t always the case, with many turning a blind eye to these rear engined sports cars from Stuttgart as recently as maybe 5 years back. Back then, vintage 911s were still somewhat of an oddity and bargains could be […]Read more "Entry Level: Tomica Limited Vintage 1/64 Porsche 912 “Aichi Prefecture Freeway Police”"
I previously mentioned in an earlier post about a secret project that we’ll be embarking on for at least the first half of 2016, ladies and gents, i present to you, Project 944. More accurately, Project 944 Turbo. To be honest, it was something that was casually mentioned to my other half and for some […]Read more "Project 944: In the beginning…"
Back in the 60s, Nissan wasn’t that big of a player in the international automotive market and in the process of creating a halo sports car, partners with Yamaha to engineer a replacement for the Fairlady Roadster. This partnership sadly fell through as Yamaha’s engine was not meeting Nissan’s expectations, Nissan then famously decided to continue […]Read more "Red hot: Ignition Models’ 1/18 S30 Fairlady Z"
Judging by all the internet comments and interests shown, it seemed the cars from Hi-Fence club were not just my personal favourites of the Custom Show. While the event showcased plenty of American iron, the guys from Hi-Fence have brought along cars with German and Japanese origins instead. 2 Porsches, a Toyota and a Nissan/Datsun. […]Read more "Yokohama HotRod Custom Show 2015 Part 5: Hi-Fence Car Club"