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New Project: The world’s worst 1965 Honda S600

Well I picked myself up a new project. The car itself is in pretty dire condition but is reasonably rare (1 of 7,261 roadster for 1965). It is a 1965 Honda S600 roadster but a rather hacked up and then … Continue reading

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1973 Mazda 808 Coupe – now with Rx-7 wheels

FB Rx-7 wheels now on my 808 Coupe!

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1975 Toyota Corolla SR5

There aren’t many nice SR5, which is Toyota’s quasi sporty version of the Corolla, left from the mid 70s. Less so that are stock. This one looks to be quite a nice example with period pin striping and white letter … Continue reading

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1972 Mazda 808 Brochure

I found some more 808 related stuff online which I thought I’d share. The North American market 808 related information is quite rare especially for the earlier body style so I was quite happy to come across this. It is … Continue reading

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1970 Toyota Crown Deluxe

Here is a neat one that has come up for sale – a 1970 Toyota Crown Deluxe. Looks quite solid and has a four speed manual transmission. I’d imagine the four speed is quite rare with most having the automatic. … Continue reading

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First drive in the 808!

My 1973 Mazda 808 coupe is insured and plated finally so natually I went for the first drive right away. Apart from re-adjusting to arm strong steering and vintage brakes it went well. I took each one of my kids … Continue reading

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1980 Dodge Colt RS on eBay

This 1980 Dodge Colt RS with a flamboyant yellow paint job and alloy wheels is sort of the 80s equivalent of my Mazda 808 Coupe. It features the “twin stick” manual gearbox with a normal four speed gearbox connected to … Continue reading

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