Red Datsun Fairlady Corner

The JCCS was back in Long Beach this past Saturday. I don’t know if any other Opponauts were there and done any photo dumps, but here’s mine. I was in a bit of a rush, so I only stopped at the cars that struck me personally.

That two door Datsun B210 wagon is really cool. We never got that particular configuration and this rare LHD one came from Costa Rica.

That’s another Central American market Datsun. The amazing U620, a bizarro little ute that was sold in Japan and some Third World markets. I don’t know what the deal is with the skeleton.

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A 1963 Datsun Bluebird. These handsome little sedans, which were manufactured starting in 1960, were the first Datsuns to really sell in serious numbers. This RHD one came from Australia.

Pretty snazzy paint job on this 280Z.

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A nice 1977 Skyline Kenmeri 240K GT. There was a long description of this car that mentioned it was restored in Dubai where an L28 engine was swapped in and the car changed to LHD among other mods that make my eyes glaze over. There’s a bunch of stickers in the engine bay that tell the story better than I, or the sign could.

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An adorable 1969 Datsun Sunny Vlb10 Pickup. I don’t know where this petite truck came from, but I believe they were sold in Hawaii.

Another cool non-U.S. market two door Datsun wagon. This is a ‘69 Sunny 1000.

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Pao!

Figaro!

A Mazda B1600. These are much more commonly found in Ford Courier guise.

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This immaculate 1978 Mazda GLC was in the top 3 for me. Amazing to see one of these in such great shape. At one time, they were everywhere. But, not many had that groovy stripe package.

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1975 Mazda Rotary pickup. It looks good with those wheels.

This Toyota Crown wagon was pretty epic.

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Speaking of epic, here’s a sexy red Toyota 2000 GT. I hadn’t seen one in that color before, but it looks good. I’ll take mine in white, though.

Every bit as sexy is the S800, the 2000's little brother.

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A very nicely sorted 1971 Honda Z600.

That is the first race car built by American Honda. It’s a 1970 N600 rally car constructed for the Baja 1000 that year. A suspension issue prevented it from finishing, unfortunately. I guess it would come apart every time the car got airborne which isn’t good for an endurance rally.

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A Honda Life Step Van. The proportions on this kei van are just fantastic. Surprisingly roomy inside.

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This Honda S800 coupe is amazing.

The Vamos! Honda’s attempt at a VW Thing type thing based on the T360 kei truck.

This restored to better than new 1969 Subaru 360 shows up every year to blow my mind.

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Those little guys are really wonderful to see in person.