Category Archives: K car

Mira the Mini

This car is very practical and you would definitely want to have one in your collection. 

The number plate reads “TOFUYA” which is what the owner does. He runs a Tofu shop and allowed the n. plate to be shown. 


Front of a Mini mounted to a walk through Daihatsu Mira is a formidable combination. 



As he sells Tofu at in the car, he’s chosen the rear door that opens upward because it keeps him and the customers dry when it rains although the door that opens sideways is more popular. 


The interior is clean and roomy. Check out the speakers up in the ceiling. 

660 cc. 
As you can see the hoodie pops open. Thanks for taking it apart so I could take the picture. 

写真のためにどかしてもらてありがとうございます. 

Meca Dock is specialised place that makes these series in Japan. 

Thanks for the owners for allowing us to post it here. 

Low riders love

If you follow the blog regularly you probably remember these two. 



They are a couple that likes to roll in style. 

 

The girl’s ride is a Suzuki Wagon R. It’s basic, nice and cute. I know, the n. plate isn’t fully hid. That’s because it is the cool thing to do here. It gives you an extra street credit. It was bought from the internet auction.

  

 The latest mod was the little orange indicators on the bumper that light up. 

   

  

 

I never knew how difficult it is to take pictures of this colour at night. The colour is really nice and it really suit girls. 

   

 By now I should really get out of the closet and say right here, THIS IS SO COOL!!!! 

 

The colour is the VW Golf. It was originally lighter grey. 

  

  

The stance is at its lowest point. 

  

The car is based on parts from the 80’s and resembles the Hakosuka. 

  

Yes, Cobra bucket seats. 

 

Some time ago, I asked him why he chose Kei cars to play with. He said they are easy to drive and are fun in many aspects: colour, wheels (Watanabe). He has many other sets of wheels and I did see some other wheel sets but there is still more. 

  

They go to events and people do like the style and say his ride is cool. 

  

The paint work of the Mira was done by himself as well as the other mods. It was a chilly night of spring so we soon had to head back home. ありがとうございます!

There is still a lot more to feature but for now that’s all. We are going to meet up again during the day for another session. 

Stay tuned. 

Kei Camper

There are quite s few of these out there.

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In Japan, there are lots of Onsens (hot springs, public bath houses) every city has one. All convenience stores are 24/7 so no worries about going to the loo. Basically, all you need is a place to sleep, really.

Free Kei truck ride

Well, if you don’t buy a furniture just because it won’t fit in your car, in Japan, that’s not a problem.

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The customer support is brilliant. Here they lent you this Kei truck for free.

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This little 660cc Kei truck will do anything to take your stuff home.

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There is enough room to carry a regular motorcycle.

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The interior isn’t very luxurious but it does the job.

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Well, as long as you don’t drive all day because the gear shift hits right behind my knee. And, yep! automatic transmission although most are manual transmissions.

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Usually one person will drive this kind of vehicle so that’s how they keep its low cost.

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Extreme low cost… Not even a tiny red dot, but it’s free so who cares.

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The fields are kind of home for this little hard worker. All farmers have one of these and they never seem to wear out. It goes almost forever.

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The kanji reads “free rental”.

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It was quite a bit of a rally to get our stuff home and come back in one hour.

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It’s very easy to park.

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This is what we did on Sunday, nothing better than driving for free. If anyone needs a professional Kei truck driver, I volunteer to DRIVE!