I rarely buy current car magazines. Instead, I tend to go for period magazines, mainly those published between the early 1950’s and the mid 1990’s. Old car maintenance mags like ‘Practical Motorist’ and ‘Car Mechanics’ complete with their tips and hints, their letters pages and the myriad of adverts, paint a real world picture of …

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The latest issue of Japanese Nostalgic Car magazine flopped through my letterbox a few days ago and as always it’s a highly professional looking magazine, with high class photography. This, the third issue, has been a little long in coming but like much of the publishing industry, Japanese Nostalgic Car has been hit by the …

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If ever there was an essentialy read for Datsun 510 enthusiasts this is it. The Dime Quarterly is a long running US based newsletter, mainly technical in focus, concentrating purely on the 1967-1973 Datsun 510. The magazine is printed in black and white in A4 format and as the name suggest comes out four times …

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The second, quarterly issue, of Total Nissan magazine flopped through my letterbox a few days ago and although I still haven’t read it all yet, it’s certainly looking good. For this issue, I managed a little input myself, by assisting senior contributor, Rob Marshall with a piece on the Nissan Cherry Europe and Alfa Romeo Arna. This takes …

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Finally, I have managed to score a copy of a book which I have been trying to find for some time. “Pictorial History of Pre-war Datsun” is another excellent publication from Car Graphic and despite having almost entirely Japanese text, is well worth hunting down if you have an interest in very early Datsuns. The …

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This little treat dropped through my letterbox recently, courtesy of my friend Alan T. (thankyou!) and it really is a must have for any keen Datsun Sunny owner. The Sunny Owners Bible comes from Japanese publishers Studio Tac Creative (ISBN 978-4-88393-251-1) and as you might expect it has all the text in Japanese, however this …

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Logically, it would seem that the days of printed magazines are numbered, with the vast amount of free information to be had on the net, but in reality this doesn’t appear to be the case. And just to prove the point an all new publication aimed squarely at the Nissan enthusiasts has just hit the …

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