haruki zaemon


Rural Americans are importing tiny Japanese pickup trucks

  1. by Simon Harris
  2. Apr 30, 2023
  3. 1 min

(via Benji)

I used to drive one of these in Japan. The dojo had one as the primary means for the live-in students to move heavy goods and run errands beyond the local village. They are the perfect size.

Unlike new vehicles with onboard computers and complicated proprietary parts, Kei trucks are easy to modify and repair. […] “MotoCheez”, a mechanic from Connecticut, says his YouTube channel’s popularity soared after he started featuring his Kei truck.