This is a good example of the refinement needed to make a car perfect. It’s not about how many JDM accessories you can add and like we see here in australia it’s not about novelties.
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Australia, and most other countries receive only a small portion of the Japanese domestic line up. Manufacturers choose which models get exported as new and import rules determine what is economically safe to bring in.
When being low down is important you might as well do it properly. Mix in a nice shot of oni camber, a few cubes of ice, a drop of your favourite citrus juice and stir well.
The world of auto wrecking in Japan is quite exciting and also very confusing.
Embarking on a search for upgarage and autobacs second hand stores is the perfect excuse to pack the bike and head to an area far off the tourist maps. Armed with a few a4 prints and mobile phone photos of rail stations and major intersections, a backpack of camera gear and the desire to get lost I boarded the first of three trains needed to make the journey.
On a site seeing trip around Kyoto we spotted this Carry, I jumped off the bus to later meet up with the rest of your crew.
Continuing on from part one at Top Secret….. I didn’t really have any idea where I was in relation to public transport, no internet in sight. This is what I planned for in Japan, getting lost somewhere far from home and hopefully making the midnight last train. I had optimistically printed out maps to two Up Garages hoping to have time to make it to at least one.
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Just a quick desktop background, Click the image for a full size version. It’s 1000px wide so set it as centre with a black background then it will work for any screen size (post 1998)
This is the road between Osaka airport and the city centre, from this window I saw 2 35 GTRs, a few s15s and about 200 vans and k-cars. Enjoy.
My maiden voyage to Japan ended only a matter of days ago, the next is already in the planning stage. Due to the huge density of the main cities (Tokyo: 5,751 persons per square kilometre compared to Sydney with a mere 345) there are so many things you can miss by not looking around one more corner. I left with the intention of deliberately getting lost, aimlessly walking in a place where I had absolutely no idea which way was north let alone where I had started from, and the plan worked well. Below are some of the gems in encountered randomly wandering.