JDM Legends Meet: Photo Dump

Most cruise nights are pretty predictable.  There will be several Tri-5 Chevrolets, plenty of Mustangs and Camaros, a few rat rods, and some muscle cars.  After a while, they start to blend together and it takes something really special to grab attention.  The meet at JDM Legends wasn’t like that.  The cars that showed up were all so unusual (save a couple of Subaru WRXs) and rarely seen that they made this meet seem like a whole new world.  There were Starlets, 620s, MR2s, and Cressidas, to name a few. 

Click through to take a walk through of this meet.  

It’s like they say, if you eat steak every night, you’ll get bored of steak.  This assemblage of cars was a refreshing evening of sushi (lazy analogy, I know) after oh so many steak dinners.  

 It is always great to see mini-trucks.  So few are left, especially in places where snow and salt cause rust.




 Creativity abounds.  Who would have thought a Cressida wagon could be so cool?





This Toyota Starlet was a real highlight. It is a tiny little car, and has been upgraded to an AE86 1.6l engine. Best of all, it’s rear wheel drive.

Thanks to JDM Legends for opening up their shop and inviting us to spend an evening with them. 


Scott Ith is an Associate Editor with Hooniverse.com, but he also contributes to his own site NeedThatCar.com.  Head over there for more hooniganism.

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8 responses to “JDM Legends Meet: Photo Dump”

  1. SSurfer321 Avatar

    So many fender mount mirrors…

  2. Modeleccentric Avatar

    (busy wiping the drool..)

  3. dukeisduke Avatar

    Starlets and Bluebirds FTW!

  4. vwminispeedster Avatar

    Hi Larry and Paul!!

  5. boostedlegowgn Avatar

    I covered a JDM meet in Vancouver a little while ago. If you liked the above, you will like these shots: http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20130508-japans-no
    <img src="http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/wwautos/960_540/images/live/p0/18/qc/p018qc9z.jpg"&gt;

  6. Sjalabais Avatar

    So much sunshine!

  7. CalculatedRisk Avatar

    Love that 720 Datsun truck! That crease in the door is so cool

  8. Shasta Avatar

    Glad you blurred out the logo on the red trailer in the background. If you hadn't I would have thought it said Coca-Cola. 🙂

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