Against All Odds: The Datsun 1600/510

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  Against All Odds is the story of the joint assault on the SCCA Trans Am 2.5 Series title by Datsun and BRE Racing that began in 1971, the team would use the Datsun 510 (known as the Datsun 1600 outside North America) and their chief rivals would be the Alfa Romeo sedans. Originally designed…

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1986 Toyota Celica IMSA GTO

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This 1986 Toyota Celica IMSA GTO is the brainchild of AAR (All American Racing) and Toyota, it was designed and built to race in the GTO (Grand Touring Over 2.5L) class in 1986 where it would compete with Ford Mustangs, Porsche 911s and Chevrolet Corvettes. In order for the 4 cylinder, front wheel drive Toyota…

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1986 Honda VF1000R

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The Honda VF1000R is considered by many to be the best of the now classic VF1000 model line produced by Honda between 1984 and 1988, the VF1000R was the first of the VF line to have gear driven cams (as opposed to the chain driven cams on previous generations) and was also the first to…

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Dale Singleton’s Yamaha TZ750

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The Yamaha TZ750 is a motorcycle that anyone who watched motorcycle racing during the 1970s will remember well, the machine was an absolute monster and quickly gained a reputation for whitening the face of anyone brave or stupid enough to climb aboard and attempt to set a reasonable lap time. When it was first introduced…

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The Nostalgic Wall of Wheels Poster

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The Nostalgic Wall of Wheels poster is a new design from Petrolified, an up-and-coming company that’ll be producing much more stuff in this general vein. As you may have noticed, the poster includes some of the most interesting wheel designs to have come out of Japan in the 20th century. The poster measures 594cm x…

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1967 Toyota 2000GT

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The Toyota 2000GT is one of those interesting cars from history that’s often forgotten as a result of the fact that only 351 were ever made. The design influences from both the Jaguar E-Type and Porsche 911 are both clearly visible in the shape of the 2000GT however the car possesses its own character and…

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Custom W650 by Blitz Motorcycles

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Blitz Motorcycles is a French custom motorcycle garage that has the fascinating ability to completely polarise the people who see their bikes into two distinct camps. On the right you have the people who think that the bikes don’t look shiny enough, don’t have enough chrome and don’t look much like the always-polished-rarely-ridden bikes we…

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Yamaha RD250 by Patrick Sauter

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This Yamaha RD250 is a phoenix of sorts, it was being sold in Germany on eBay earlier this year and was more than likely to end up as scrap. Two strokes are not the most popular thing in renewably-powered countries like Germany and this one would have been destined for a vat of molten steel,…

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Vulcan by Old Empire Motorcycles

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The humble Honda CB250 is a motorcycle that’s been surprisingly popular in the custom scene, the most famous is probably Much Much Go – a bike we featured all the way back in 2010 when Silodrome was just 3 months old. Since then we’ve seen a few others, most notably the CB250N by Ellaspede which…

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