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    Seattle, WA
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    Software Product Manager

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    Cars and computers.
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    1971 240z - Yellow Restored Beauty

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  1. Toyota USA opened its doors on October 31, 1957. In its first full year of sales, the division sold 288 vehicles total: 287 Toyopet Crowns, and one Land Cruiser. The company almost gave up the US market, but persevered. Today, it … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  2. The annual Nisei Festival in the Little Tokyo district of Los Angeles is a celebration of Japanese American culture. Nisei means “second generation” in Japanese, but with its 84 years since the inaugural festival, the event has already been passed … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  3. Ah, the glove box. Gone are the days when driving gloves were a thing, and so few actually store gloves in there now. Now, the little compartment on the dash is more likely to contain an owner’s manual, maybe a … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  4. Last week a Nissan Fairlady Z caught fire near Lake Yamanaka in Japan. The area, located by Mt Fuji, is known for its outdoor sports, scenery, and driving roads. It’s a frequent hot spot for Miatas, Toyota 86es, and the like. … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  5. Monterey Car Week takes place next week, and we’re seeing Japan-market classics trickling their way over to US shores. Perhaps the most desirable among this year’s crop is a genuine 1972 Nissan Fairlady 240ZG, a homologation special with factory G-nose. … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  6. We just learned about a new Japanese magazine that we are now obsessed with. Outdoor Aso-Kuru, which roughly translates to “vehicles for playing outdoors” is all about cars and trucks that have been modified for camping, and the photo that … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  7. In the final installment of our beginner’s guide to Lego JNCs, we are going to focus on the prevailing style of builds in Japan. In Part 01 we admired highly complex creations comprised of hundreds of pieces where the sky’s the … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  8. Mike

    GQ Magazine Interview

    Ugh, they should have asked one of us to review it before publishing. I'll have to grab a copy somewhere... Maybe I'll run over to Amazon and see if they have a copy.
  9. Mike

    GQ Magazine Interview

    Is that the GQ Magazine ? If so, what do we search for?
  10. The Shuto is the beltway system that circles downtown Tokyo, home to many a traffic jam during the day, and fleets of street racers at night. Construction began in 1962, and in this postcard from 1969 or 1970, you can … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  11. Mike

    Not a Z but similar 2003 Honda S2000 $12,000 USD

    Nice looking S2000, I like these...
  12. Although I wasn’t an avid watcher, I believe people when they say The Wonder Years was one of the best American television programs ever written. Each season of the coming of age story took place exactly 20 years before it … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  13. Toyota has released a short film about the Land Cruiser, and it is pretty epic. The two-minute movie features clips of 70-Series Land Cruisers around the world, simply going about their daily duties of ferrying people and cargo. But as … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  14. The arrival last week of the Seibu Keisatsu cars at Nissan’s Zama warehouse got us thinking about cheesy 80s TV shows and their vehicular stars. Perhaps the most famous of these was Knight Rider, a “shadowy flight into the dangerous world … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  15. Mike

    1990 yellow 300 ZX for sale

    Respect goes out to your Grandma for picking a Z!! What's her new one?

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