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On the Twitter today Andrew Matthews pointed to Clint Halliday’s recent photos from the South Australian All Torana Day. There are some beautiful Toranas in the 108 photos. For my money, the finest would be the apparently factory stock SL/R 5000, still on the original wheels. This 3.3L coupe is pretty nice, too. I do have a soft spot, though, for the earlier LC/LJ series of cars. This...
fro: Datsun. I’d forgotten the smell. I’d forgotten the skinned knuckles, the order in which things must be undone and put back together. I’d forgotten the weird angles. I’d forgotten the times to gently persuade, and the times to smash. I’d forgotten the feel of it. And despite the wrongness, despite the patina, despite the pain: I can’t wait to take this car to Alpine, and realise I have...