As I drove home from a recent trip into town, I spied this Nissan Vanette parked up by the roadside with a for sale sign in it. I figured it might come in handy, so it followed me home. It’s a pretty sedate 2.0L diesel but drives great. Amazingly the seats aren’t ripped to shreds …

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For the first time since 1973, my WP312 Datsun Bluebird Wagon has hit the road, albeit briefly, to make its way to the MOT test station. Despite its long period of hibernation, it drives surprisingly well. Yeah, its a bit slow and a little noisy. The brakes don’t inspire much confidence either but hey, its …

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Here’s my 510 peeping out from its long term storage. Hard to believe it’s been five years since it was last out and about! I’ve got an SR20DET sat waiting to go in it… perhaps. I’ve got a rear disc brake conversion and an LSD for it… I’ve got new wings, new door skins and …

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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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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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Just got a scanner for doing old photo negatives. There’s a surprising number of pictures I don’t have as prints, including this shot of my Datsun 1000 (VB10) estate. I bought this back in 1996 and ran it for about a year until MOT time came around and I lacked the requisite parts to make …

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