I’ve been trying to find this film for some time but finally I have managed to lay my hands on a copy thanks (yet again) to eBay. This Japanese film was originally titled “Mach 78” and was filmed on the US west coast (around Long Beach) in 1978. The utterly feeble plot tells the tale …

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Datsun colour codes is an area I have done a fair bit of work on . Elsewhere on the site you can find a complete Nissan colour chart which I have compiled listing nearly 500 colours and their codes along with samples of most colours. One of the sources of data for compiling the colour …

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I’ve always loved scrapyards and for many years have enjoyed clambering round them looking for lost treasures. Sadly due to European Union bureaucracy, scrapyards are slowly disappearing and the wonderful old cars that have produced much nostalgia for enthusiasts as well as vital, often unobtainable parts are all going to the crusher. In the UK, …

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Below you will find a list of the most common Nissan vehicle names and useful words most commonly used when searching Japanese websites and auctions, along with their spelling in Japanese. You can highlight, copy and paste any of these terms in order to help with searches on Japanese search engines. NOTE: This will only …

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I like plastic model kits, even though I never really get the time to build them. That doesn’t stop me from indulging in the purchase of them though and there’s no better place to drool over desirable plastic than on Yahoo! Japan Auctions. But here’s one kit I won’t be slapping a bid on, even …

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Brock Racing Enterprises or BRE as they are more commonly know to Datsun fans have now commandeered their own little corner of the internet with the launch of their own website. Peter and Gayle Brock felt it was time to get their fantastic archive of photo’s and history, online for enthusiasts to enjoy for the …

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Today brings sad news for many fans of rallying worldwide after the loss of one of rallyings greats, Tony Fall, who died peacefully in his sleep aged 67. Tony came to prominence first as a works driver for BMC where he won several BRC events at the wheel of a Mini and later overall victory …

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