• Timeout: Old, rusty, four door Nissans.

    I love spotting old cars. They are cool to look at and fun to think about looking cool. Make sense? This Nissan Laurel(?) is a prime example of a Japanese yard car – neglected, out of its prime, and slowly succumbing to the orange stuff. At least it’s still rocking Hayashi Streets! This old Nissan […]

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  • How To: Say Car Part Names in Japanese – Beta V.2

    Since my last post on the topic, I’ve been working on drafting up quite an epic list of car part words, names, and brands in Japanese. While I’m sure they will be some more tweaks made, I wanted to post up the “beta” version of the list to get some feedback for additions. Leave a […]

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  • How To: Say Car Part Names in Japanese

    The list below is a breakdown of car part terms and names in Japanese. First, a note about the language barrier…or lack there of…well kind of. Lucky for native English speakers, the Japanese names for most car parts are adapted “English” names. You’ll notice katakana is used – katakana is used when writing a foreign […]

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