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Osaka Day 1: A Firetruck with No Doors! Classic Cars of the Glion Museum, Legendary Hayashi Racing

December 26, 2020

I get off a bus from Fukuoka to Osaka and within a couple of hours I'm doing a road test in a 1984 Toyota Landcruiser Fire truck! Then, we're off (In Flavien's 12a Turbo powered RE Amemiya tuned RX-7) to the GLion Museum which houses classic JDM's such as a 1963 Prince Skyline Sport, a Nissan Skyline GT-R (both KPGC110 Kenmeri and KPGC10 Hakosuka), a Mazda Cosmo L10B, and two beautiful Toyota 2000GTs from 1969. In the museum are several classic BMWs and other fine cars such a Rolls Royces, etc.

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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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