Tag Archive: Classic

Feature: Utilitas Special – Ikegaya-san’s DR30

  Aficionado; probably the most appropriate term when trying to describe Ikegaya-san.   Referring to of course his passion of the DR30 and Landcruiser; two extremely different automobiles that, somehow or another, are… Continue reading

Encounter: Kamakura Carrera RS

  Asami and I were walking about Kamakura this weekend when we spotted this beauty idling down the street.  Perhaps a 1976 Carrera RS in iconic Gulf Racing livery.       The… Continue reading

Preview: ユーティリタスDR30!

When it comes to R30 Skylines, there is no one crazier than Ikegaya-san of Utilitas Japan; and this fully restored 1984 DR30 is a prime example of just how crazy he can be. … Continue reading

Event: Nisei Showoff 2011 v.2

. On my way back from LA tonight my friend Adolfo hit me up and told me to cruise by his house; he was installing his Tomei camshafts and wanted some company.  We’re… Continue reading

Event: 6th Annual JCCS, Long Beach V.2

. On to round 2 of the JCCS coverage.  Like I mentioned in the previous post, engine swaps are all to common at this show;  and this coupe is no exception.  This is… Continue reading

Event: 6th Annual JCCS, Long Beach V.1

. The warm sun, the cool ocean breeze blowing through the trees;  Downtown Long Beach makes the perfect venue for just about any get together – and the 6th annual holding of the… Continue reading