Author: Maruyama
  • If It Ain’t The Lowest Car In Town, It Ain’t Shakotan

    If It Ain't The Lowest Car In Town, It Ain't Sh...

    February 8, 2017 Itasha Cars 54
    Our friend Maashee from the last post introduced us to an interesting figure, also based in Wakayama. He goes by Milky@, the head of Kishu Itasha Association. Kishu Itasha Association has b...
  • S15 Silvia Itasha With DIY Aero

    S15 Silvia Itasha With DIY Aero

    February 1, 2017 Itasha Cars 35
    We headed southwest to Wakayama prefecture to meet up with somebody we've been wanting to talk to. It was a nice day to drive down the scenic Hanawa Expressway. The sun was glaring in our eyes ...
  • Will I Ever Stop Being Fascinated By The 180SX?

    Will I Ever Stop Being Fascinated By The 180SX?

    February 1, 2017 Lowlife 16
    I used to drive an AE92, Grand Civic and Soarer Z30 before I got behind the wheel of my current baby. In my teens, I used to hit up touge (mountain passes) and roads by the sea at night in thos...
  • Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 Report [Part 3]

    Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 Report [Part 3]

    January 31, 2017 Car Show 8
    Previous: Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 Report [Part 2] At Tokyo Auto Salon, there are bigger booths displaying multiple cars, often with beautiful models posing in front, but there are also smaller...
  • Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 Report [Part 2]

    Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 Report [Part 2]

    January 30, 2017 Car Show 2
    Previous: Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 Report [Part 1] I bought a steering wheel from Z.S.S at the Auto Salon last year. I think I bought it for 6000 yen or so, and it's still working great. Z.S.S ...
  • Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 Report [Part 1]

    Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 Report [Part 1]

    January 30, 2017 Car Show 1
    For Japanese car lovers, the annual Tokyo Auto Salon is the first major car event of the year, right after the New year holidays. I have been coming to the event every year for a while now to c...
  • How I Painted My Nissan 180SX At SELFIT [Day 2]

    How I Painted My Nissan 180SX At SELFIT [Day 2]

    January 26, 2017 DIY 0
    Previous: How I Painted My Nissan 180SX At SELFIT [Day 1] I was able to arrive at SELFIT in Saitama by 9AM on day 2. It was even colder than the day before which made me think to myself, "I ...
  • How I Painted My Nissan 180SX At SELFIT [Day 1]

    How I Painted My Nissan 180SX At SELFIT [Day 1]

    January 26, 2017 DIY 1
    My Nissan 180SX(known as 240SX in North America)'s paint job has been suffering from a bit of discoloration and deterioration as of late, and I was thinking about repainting it. But taking yo...