I have stripped the anodising off of my set of 14×7 Weds and polished the rims up, then shot the centres with some Ford Solar Gold base, added a bit of sparkle courtesy of a couple of coats of House of Kolor Platinum Metajuls Basecoat. then a couple of clear coats. It was done in …

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I have no idea who made this toy Auto Factory… the box is just marked “Hong Kong” and aside from the slightly 1960’s looking artwork on the packaging, there’s no indication as to its age at all. This is the kind of toy that would have helped make a child into a life long gear …

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Remember that C31 Laurel I spotted for sale on the roadside a couple of weeks ago? Well, I just couldn’t resist it any longer and now it’s joined my fleet of old clunkers, although thankfully for two thirds of its original asking price. Although it’s only got about three months MOT left, I think it’s …

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If you like scrapyards, rusting wrecks and old abandoned cars and trucks, then point your feed reader at Kusahiro Exploration. Unless you’re proficient in deciphering Japanese text, you won’t be able to read much, but you’ll see plenty of great photos of abandoned old Japanese motors, in occasionally quite picturesque settings. It’s also been updated …

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I absolutely love M10 Nissan Prairies. There, I’ve said it and I’m not ashamed. Why? Because not only are they super practical it was a humble Prairie which became one of the most fun cars I have ever owned. But it was not just any ordinary Prairie. The purchase of my old M10 Prairie back …

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I spied this Datsun Laurel C31 parked on the side of the road today. I have seen it about before but I’ve never been able to grab a photo. It’s actually up for sale at a slightly optimistic £900. The wheel arches are looking like they’ll need attention all round very soon, but it was …

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