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G'day everyone. My name is Daniel and I make videos of the old and interesting cars I find in Japan and Australia.

Japan / Rust / Cars

 

Rhymes with Lime: 1974 Mazda Bongo 1000 Van

June 12, 2021

This first generation Mazda Bongo van really takes me back to when I was in grade 3 and 4 and a neighbour would on occasion take me and my sister home from school is plain white (I don't think it was two-tone) Bongo van. They were the only times I got to ride in them, didn't in Australia nor in Japan (where they are of course rare!) This green one hails from Kagawa Prefecture, and the owner enjoys taking it camping.

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How does winning stuff sound?

I've set myself an ambitious target, and that is to unearth all of Japan's rusting, nostalgic gems. It's not going to be easy. They're shy creatures and prefer to remain hidden. And, limited time and funds mean they're likely to stay that way, which would be not cool! <More>

 
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All the Kei Cars! First Kyushu K Meeting, 360cc/550cc/660cc

Views: 3,097   chat_bubble125   access_timeMay 29, 2021

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RAKED: 1971 Nissan Cedric GX 2 Door Hardtop, Plus Squad of 230 Glorias/Cedrics!

Views: 2,082   chat_bubble131   access_timeMay 22, 2021

It was so good to run into Mr. Yamaguchi of Nagoya with his mint 230 Cedric (Datsun 200C/220C/240C/260C) at last year's Showa Retro Car Expo... <More>

 

Save The Pop Ups! Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE91

Views: 2,352   chat_bubble97   access_timeMay 15, 2021

The Corolla Levin version of this car, I can still see about on the streets and at car shows, but the Sprinter Trueno pop-up version, never!... <More>