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Drive Time: 1987 Toyota Mark II Grande Hardtop (GX71) Two-Tone

August 17, 2019

Today, I finally get behind the wheel of an older Japanese classic, and it was a whole lot of fun. Not a road test/car review, but I do drive it and talk about it.

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I've set myself an ambitious target, and that is to unearth all of Japan's rusting, nostalgic gems. It's not going to be easy. They're shy creatures and prefer to remain hidden. And, limited time and funds mean they're likely to stay that way, which would be not cool! <More>

 
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