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European Supercars from Japan – Part 1




Let's find the ideal car for you today!! I’ve had such great access to supercars since I came to Japan. Generous friends and acquaintances in the “car scene” here have let me spend time with their treasured, magic machines. And they are magic; pure mechanical magic. Even their names are...
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Four great JDM cars you can finally import to Canada




Let's find the ideal car for you today!! Many More 15 year old models available today! Every year, more JDM vehicles become 15 years old, making them legally importable to Canada from Japan. In this article, we present four great JDM models that finally come of age. They range from...
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Five great JDM European cars that are 25 in 2020




Let's find the ideal car for you today!! Many great JDM European cars are reaching their 25th birthday in 2020 — which means you can legally import them to your home country even if you live in the United States. Japan may not be the first market that comes to...
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Minitruck Options Part 2




Let's find the ideal car for you today!! In our first blog post here about Minitruck Options we looked at Scissors Lifts, Dump Beds, and the Four Wheel Drive systems that you can get on the Japanese kei trucks that you can import from Japan. Now what about the available...
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Minitruck Options Part 1




Let's find the ideal car for you today!! Simple. Cheap. Capable. Reliable. A simple, traditional, (ladder-frame) truck body. Low running costs (good on gas and inexpensive parts). Good load capacity and off road ability (you’ll be amazed what it can carry and where it can go). Reliability (just goes and...
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Japanese Kei Sports Cars, Part 4




Let's find the ideal car for you today!! Two Really Fine Post-October-1998 Japanese Kei Sports Cars You’ll recall that in our second post on Japanese Kei Sports cars here we talked about the changes in Kei Car specification rules after October of 1998: basically Kei cars all get 10cm (just less...
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Japanese Kei Sports Cars, Part 3




Let's find the ideal car for you today!! The Pre ’98 Exotics I’ve been singing the praises of the hatchback-type Japanese Kei Sports cars in the earlier posts (here and here) about these vehicles on our blog here at Japan Car Direct, and, if my editor would let me, I’d...
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Buy Your Open-Top Sports Car in the Middle of Winter?!?




Let's find the ideal car for you today!! Buy Your Open-Top Sports Car in the Middle of Winter?!? Yes. And no, I’m not crazy. It’s the middle of winter in Japan now. So why am I writing to you about the great, low mileage, good condition sports cars that are...
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Suzuki Jimny (Part 2):




Let's find the ideal car for you today!! The True Go Anywhere Car So one day I took my SJ10 Suzuki Jimny to one of those off road parks where you can go wild and bang around in your 4WD, doing all the extreme (and stupid) off road things that...
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A Classy Dominator on the Drift Track in Japan: The Toyota Mark-II




Let's find the ideal car for you today!! There is so much happening now in the world of direct car export from Japan, especially when it comes to performance and sporting machines like drift cars, that we are going to use our blog here at Japan Car Direct to tell...
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