Yesterday I went to the RDW (our DMV) to have the PAO checked. And after it was tested thoroughly (about 1 hour!) it passed the test completely!
The headlights were adjusted for the use on continental roads last Friday, yesterday I mounted them again. Looks way better now. Now I have to persuade the RWD (our DMV) to test it before the summer ends. The waitinglist is a month (!!!!) now? WHAT IS THIS?
After picking up the Pao from Rotterdam Port last week I checked for necessities on it before taking it to the authorities to have it registered. Seems the front shocks are totally off so I’ll have to find replacement for those: probably just Nissan Micra shocks. I took out it’s headlights as these are going to “a…
Finally all customs work was finished so I could pick up the little Pao this week. The Japanese really ship ‘m without any fuel whatsoever so I had to winch it up on the truck.
Well, unlike yesterday, today’s second day of the autocross event was wet and cold. Fortunately I ended up in the second heat, when the rain stopped. Unfortunately, I was working the first heat and even a big umbrella didn’t keep my feet from getting soaked and my body cold enough that I was shivering.
Damn you Oppo. Another buy that was TOTALLY necessary as I’ve never owned a true JDM car. It left Amagasaki for the Kobe harbor today where it will leave Japan the 17th of March. Destination: Northern Europe. That will take a while... Not sure if it’s a Jalop car but I’m pretty excited to get it anyway.
Apparently even after WWII the Japanese and Germans are close.
I was searching 'JDM' on eBay, expecting a bunch of riced up cars that include it in the description just to get attention, and I found this gem.
An 89 Nissan Pao, with the MA09ERT (.9 liter twincharged homologation engine) out of the March Superturbo in it.