Entries by cplhardy

USDM / Canadian VIN Labels

The following information is directed towards owners of imported, non Canadian/USDM Nissan vehicles that are purchasing these labels and are unable to supply the required 17 digit VIN number.

USPS Mail Delays Explained

Since spring 2020, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been posting alerts on their website, reminding us that they are constantly working, and are still not operating at 100%.


What happened after America’s lockdown and throughout the summer was unfortunate and I hope that some of  the following details can clearly explain why some orders were processed in a timely manner and others weren’t.



I’m living proof that if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.  I had no idea what I was getting into when I started disassembling this car and once I did, I wanted to travel back in time and start over.


Treasure Hunting: 180SX & Type-X Options

I’ve been looking at the 180SX brochures for a while now trying to find certain parts and accessories that I deemed a must-have simply because I find it challenging and it takes me out of my comfort zone into some unfamiliar territory with this restoration.