Fact of the Day: Illegal Mods in Japan!

Fact 2018.2.22 (ROADLEGAL) FINAL

Picked up this flyer at the local Tokyo Metropolitan Police Station.
At the top it says: “I didn’t know” is not an excuse… Improper mods are a crime!
1) No changing colors of lights
2) No tint on front windows
3) No oversize wings
4) No exposed/cut exhaust

5) No tires beyond the fender

Where are YOU located, and what mods are illegal there?  Let us know!!

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1999 Subaru Impreza Casablanca edition

Fact 2018.2.21 (Impreza Casablanca) FINAL* produced for one year
* only 5,000 built
* base vehicle: Impreza wagon
* unique front end, taillights, and
* chrome bumper accents
* chrome door handles
* chrome mirror housings
* striped upholstery
* because retro/classical style was popular in ’90s Japan
* also sold in Taiwan
* also featured here in our “Good Buy or Goodbye” series!
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* more pics, click here ↓ →

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Brad Pitt’s Integra commercial

In the 90s, Burapi (Brad Pitt’s  nickname in Japan) was all over TV hawking Edwin blue jeans and the Honda Integra.  There were several versions of the Integra commercial, links below.  Feverishly high-energy and totally random, he finishes off each ad with tagline of “Integra, Nottegra, HONDA!!”  WTF…

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T-shirts and ice cream:

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* Authentic JDM parts and accessories
* Rare/discontinued Japan-only toys, apparel, dealer goods
* Worldwide shipping
* Available shortly!
* Keep checking back!

Edible 1/64 Tomica Minicars

Fact 2016.3.25 (Tomica Chocolate) FINAL FIN

* Renowned Japanese die-cast minicar manufacturer Tomica released a limited-edition run of  1/64 scale (same size as their standard die-casts) cars made from 100% pure chocolate.

* Available models: Honda S600, Isuzu Giga dump truck, London double-decker bus, Nissan Diesel cement mixer, Nissan Fairlady 240Z, Nissan Fairlady 350Z, Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R (Hakosuka), Toyota 2000GT, Toyota Corolla Levin TE71, Toyota Landcruiser, Toyota Prius, Toyota Voxy, Subaru Impreza WRX STi.

* OriginalJDMGuy spotted individual units retailing for JPY 525 at a local Toys-R-Us in the Tokyo suburbs.  At today’s exchange rate, that’s about: USD 4.40, CAD 5.85, AUD 5.90, NZD 6.60, EUR 3.95, GBP 3.10.  Do you say “Good buy!” or “Goodbye!”?

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