The gritty crunch of rust under the tip of a screwdriver: it’s a sound many of us are far too familiar with, and it’s often the death knell of projects across the globe. The cancerous oxidization of steel and iron eats away at classic cars, often despite our best efforts, typically relegating them to junk yards or crushers. Only the most precious machines are saved from what most would consider “too far gone.
Two weeks ago, we were proud to unveil Keith Ross’s latest build: a Datsun 280Z unlike any other. Now, the talented Jared Houston shows off his latest work: a video featuring Keith’s creation. Utilizing a soundtrack from TimeCop1983, and paired with stunning visuals, it’s likely to be the best clip you’ve seen in some time. With such a subject, it’s hard to go wrong, but it takes a special eye to do so right.
The Nissan, or more appropriately Datsun, Z chassis, has always been a favorite among car enthusiasts worldwide. The aggressive yet classic body lines have been a definitive shape in the automotive industry for decades now. Erik Jonasson’s journey is one that takes us back in time in more than one way.
In 2006 Erik bought a 350Z, which was driven everyday for nearly 4 years.