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Queen Mary. Long Beach. California.

 JCCS News #46- July 31. 2013 issue
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Summer Greetings!

"Shochuu Omimai Moushi Agemasu"

Hello and hope you and your Kyu-sha are doing faburouls and getting ready for the JCCS!
Summer has always been a quite challenging season for JCCS staff to keep up with so much fun car events to attend but
this year could be the MOST challenging! Too many nice events here and there.
Here are some of great summer car events you may want to visit too.
Also... Kyu-sha related products topics and must-not-miss deal from the Queen Mary!

Did you Register your Kyu-sha and JP Vintage Bikes yet?

JCCS 2013 is only
8 weeks away...(sorry. e-mail subject says 6 weeks!)

Show-Car and Bike Registration still on going! Since July 1st
for limited space, as always.

Don't wait long and register early!

Featured Kyu-sha Video:

TOYOTA CELICA: Japan's Forgotten Fast Back
By Electric Federal

We know that you may have already watched this cool video:
1977 Celica owned by Brian Karasawa of Shoreline Racing.
Let us introduce it here again so your long tired day from work could be refreshed with such a nice feeling!

For JCCS organizers who also own 3 Celica (and a 510 wagon), the word "forgotten" is not really a fit for the title...
Though, it is sure that not only the Celica fans but all Japanese classic car owners are excited and
get inspired to make your own "unforgettable" Japanese classic cars!
Don't worry, JCCS will wait for you until the day you debut your Kyu-sha...

The video has been featured on AOL top page, and even on "AOL Japan".
If you like "Japanese Kyu-sha" then ENJOY the video.

View Video - open in another window.

Summer Product News #1
from RAYS:
Volk Racing and Gram Lights Wheels

Click image to see more about TE37V Wheels

Click image to see more about Gram Lights 57V wheels

Rays - Volk Racing wheels must be one of the most "wanted" wheels for Kyu-sha fans!
Along with the new lines, "Gram Lights", V represents "Vintage".
Check out, here are the Rays style!

Rays official website:

Product News #2
from TEIN: Specialized Damper

Just made for your KYU-SHA!!

Many of you remember, TEIN promoted the two new products for 2013 at the JCCS last year..
Perfect custom made to fit your Kyu-sha, ask TEIN for more details!


Specialized Damper Program:
Customer's now have the option of having a completely custom suspension kit made for their vehicle, especially for vehicles where there is little to no aftermarket support. Through our Specialized Damper Program, a customer can eliminate all the guesswork and leave the engineering to trained TEIN technicians. Available options are ride height adjustability, specific spring rates, custom wound springs, damping adjustability, twin tube or mono tube construction, full-length adjustability, pillowball and/or camber adjustable upper mounts, and many more (all options depending on factory suspension design)! Starting price is $2000.


An updated version of the popular Flex coilover kit, the new Street Flex dampers continue to offer full-length adjustability for separate spring preload and ride height adjustment, ZT coated damper body, upper mounts (camber adjustable for most MacPherson Strut front suspensions), 16-way damping adjustability, but now include the
new Advance Needle for a wider range of damping force feel. Advance Needle will still provide 16 clicks of damping force adjustment, but with each click comes a much more noticeable change in damping for increase/decrease, effectively giving the damping range a higher and lower setting! This type of tuning flexability is unparalleled, and setting up your vehicle for street or track has never been so easy. Starting price is $1350.

EDFC Active:

The ease of damping adjustment from the driver's seat now has the added features of G-Force actuated tuning. EDFC Active's built-in G-sensor allows customers to fine tune damping settings based on acceleration and braking force for front and rear, with adjustments being made in real-time. Combined with the optional GPS kit, customers can also control damping settings based on rate of travel (speed), providing a completely active suspension setup, tuned specifically for their various driving conditions. EDFC Active Controller Kit- $433. EDFC Motor Kit- $165. EDFC Active GPS Kit- $80

More info visit TEIN's website:


Summer in the Los Angeles is all about NISEI WEEK ...
And this year " STANCENATION & SHOWOFF" is waiting for your visit in Little Tokyo!


Click above image to print your coupon!

more car show info


DATE: August 17th 2013 (Saturday)
TIME: 11am - 7pm
ADMISSION: ADULTS $12, CHILD 5-12 years $6 (kids under 5 free)
(with the special coupon above, 2 for 1 admission!)


The famous Nisei Show-off is happening as one of the summer must-go events,
as a part of the historical Nisei Week Festival Aug.10-18.

This year, Nisei Show-off is teaming up with Stancenation.
The festival is a traditional Japanese MATSURI, with all JDM Yatai (vendor booth) and all about
Japanese food, culture, concerts and old fashion traditional games like Yo-Yo-ball catching and gold fish catching!! (Kin-gyo Tsuri)

Just so many cool things are happening during this 1 week long amazing festival.
Also the "Tanabata Festival" across street (at Japan American National Museum boardwalk) is must to see.
Hungry for Japanese Matsuri and Matsuri car show? Be there!!!

Print this coupon

August 10th & 11th
Fontana, CA

North America's largest 86 Festival returns to Auto Club Speedway in Southern California
TOYOTA's AE86 Corolla - as you know, rebirth as "Hachiroku" in Japan, and Scion "FR-S" in the U.S!
The enthusiasts have spoken! 86FEST is an experience not to be missed.

More info visit

Northern-California's fine summer car show and swapmeet...!!
"Vintage Auto Salon"

August 10th
Sanreandro, CA

Event started last year as the Bayline Gatherings.
You will meet many Skyline and No-cal's Kyu-sha there.

More info:

Our friend VJMC presents:

More info about West Coast Rally

Past 2 years VJMC had great showing at JCCS and
it's been so nice to know you are interested in vintage Japanese Motorcycles too!
If you have one to ride already, then let's go join the rally!

JCCS will again and also have our 3rd annual Japanse Vintage Motorcycle Show.
Looking forward to another year of collaboration with VJMC this year!

Membership info visit:

JCCS is a member of VJMC

Show, Ride and Shine in the sunny Orange County
"Vintage Bike OC"

August 11th, Sunday

As a few vintage Honda bike owner, JCCS Staff enjoy this meet/show!
All makes of vintage bikes are neatly lined up, and, oh yes bike is totally different from cars,
but the beauty of restoration - vintage bikes give us the same feelings ...makes hearts pounding!
Visit for a burger and you feel it too.

more info:

After the JCCS is the perfect season for ...
Multi-State DATSUN Classic

October 5, 2013

The last couple of years have been great watching this event grow and
the best part has been having you all involved in its growth. Let's keep
it growing and exciting!

More info visit:


Official 2013 JCCS HOTEL - Queen Mary
9/27 to 9/29

Special $$ Deals just for JCCS visitors
(another window will open for Hotel page on JCCS website to view Special Deals)

The Historical Queen Mary hotel is attached to the car show venue -
Harry Bridges Memorial Park! (Events Park)

Hotel Reservations: (877) 342-0742

Please book your room asap - before they are gone!
Code: Japanese Classic Car Show 2013
*** please refer Queen Mary for more details about room, fees and tax.

JCCS 2013 Sponsors

JCCS Exclusive Tire Sponsor
JCCS Exclusive Car Care products Sponsor
JCCS Exclusive Auto Insurance Sponsor

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