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    240z
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    1971 240z - Yellow Restored Beauty

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  1. Mazda has trademarked the name MX-6 with the Japan Patent Office. In Mazda parlance, the “MX” nomenclature has always referred to sporty two-door cars such as the MX-3 and MX-5 Miata. A true sports car like the RX-7 probably isn’t … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  2. I guess once we stop putting spoiled rich kids into office, our countries may stand a chance.
  3. Nissan has confirmed that it will indeed produce the GT-R50 to commemorate the GT-R’s 50th anniversary. When it was announced back in June, the GT-R50 was a one-off car used to gauge customer interest. Nissan said it would give the … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  4. Rumors of a Toyota MR2 revival have been swirling around for a while, but that’s nothing new. Separately and more recently, the grapevine’s been buzzing about a mid-engine Subaru. The latest reports from Japan say what’s so obvious and perfect … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  5. In 1973, several Coronas lined what could have been a Tokyo dealership. With limited real-estate, urban Japanese dealers often have just a few cars on hand to test drive, but not a massive lot full of inventory. Here, a row … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  6. Every once in a while, we like to hear from our readers about their success stories on finding those much-needed. seemingly impossible-to-find parts. They could be the fruits of a junkyard scour, your reward from a secret eBay snipe, or … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  7. Mike

    1-2-3 Ignition and then some..

    Looks like you're on a good track to find the problem. Let us know how it goes when you get the parts..
  8. Mike

    Dashcam Recommendations?

    I really like the Waylens camera.. a bit on the pricey side. It also looks like this one can communicate with the cars computer (OBD-II) but we don't have the luxury in our classic Z.. https://www.waylens.com/ I really dislike the styling of most of the cheap cameras. They look like a phone or camera mounted on the dash or rear-view mirror (sometimes with cables sticking out). If I was going to do this, it would need to look like it's part of the car. Garmin seems to make some good products: https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/cOnTheRoad-c533-p1.html Whatever you end up buying, can you update us on the experience?
  9. Sometimes it’s really hard to figure out what to get your beloved for an anniversary, especially a milestone one like the 30th. Thankfully, Subaru’s in-house motorsports division has come to the rescue with a suggestion — a teddy bear and … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  10. The 2018 NISMO Festival took place at Fuji Speedway last weekend, and in case you missed it, don’t despair. Nissan has helpfully provided nearly eight hours of footage from the event. There’s everything from a Touring Sedan races involving Nissan … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  11. Mike

    Engine lift for front cross member removal

    @wal280z, all of the images were migrated over. Your image was in the body work and paint gallery which is here: https://www.classiczcars.com/gallery/category/2041-body-work-and-paint/?page=29 If you want to see all the images you posted, here's the link: https://www.classiczcars.com/profile/5508-wal280z/?do=content&type=gallery_image&change_section=1
  12. Polyphony Digital has announced the December update to Gran Turismo Sport. It includes a bunch of classics, like the Bandit Trans-Am and split-window 1963 Corvette, but JNCers are probably most concerned with Sung Kang’s Fugu Z. Actually, though, there’s an … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  13. Every time you see a new crossover ambling down the street, clogging your view, remember what life could have been. In this 1975 Japanese street scene, fastbacks are everywhere. In the car park to the right there’s a Corona Mark … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  14. Awesome write-up, thank you for taking the time to do this. Your installation looks very clean and organized..
  15. Discovery Channel Japan has announced a new car restoration show, Chihara Junior’s Car Revival Project!. Hosted by comedian and TV host Chihara Junior, it will follow restorer and shops as they rebuild classic cars. Each car will have three episodes … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
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