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Motorhead / Importer

Another neat Mazda AZ-1 – the Autozam kei sportscar we love so much. This one has ~101k miles (163,260 km) and still under it’s Shakken (road worthiness) until Heisei 31 (2019).

Nicely equipped with MazdaSpeed hood and wheels; sticky Bridgestone Potenza RE01 and Fujitsubo exhaust – definitely faster than a standard AZ-1 and suspension / brakes / steering / clutch all feel excellent.

I’ve put a couple hundred miles on this AZ-1 and it’s a really good one. AC blows cold and everything works.

Exterior is presentable – paint is a 7 footer with a couple areas with touch-up / clear coat problems.

Interior is good with nice seats – repaired with new foam. AC blows cold and heater works well. Instrument binnacle modified for mounting an accessory on the dash as well couple cracks on the forward/right side (above the instruments).

As a driver, this is the best of 17 AZ-1 we’ve imported and [...]

Toyota Celica GT-4 ST205 with just 50k miles (81,934 kilometers). Very nice condition with shortcomings limited to faded and a couple cigarette burns.

Nice piece of high-performance fun – for Canada.

1993 Subaru Vivio SC – automatic

KK4 - supercharged 660cc 4-cylinder

Subaru Vivio SC / KK4 with a 660cc supercharged 4-cylinder and ECVT transmission. Only 46k miles (73,470k kilometers) and good overall condition. Runs and drives great.


Close relative to the RX-R we’ve sold a few of – an uncommon model and one of very few Kei models to be used in competition. Here are the FIA Papers for the Super KK Group N homologation. A version of this car was even campaigned by Colin McRae in the 1993 Safari Rally.

Nice YouTube drive video –


Nissan S13 180SX with awesome Sil80 build with ~100k miles / 159k kilometers. Type 3 with factory SR20DET and many upgrades.

  • Sileighty (180sx Silvia front)
  • Front and rear wide-body kit
  • Wangan style rear wing
  • 5 lug swap
  • Upgraded F&R brakes
  • Aftermarket radiator
  • Aftermarket intercooler
  • Extended lower control arms (drifting)
  • Modified steering knuckles (drifting)
  • Type X / Kouki tail lights
  • Aftermarket rear arms / tension rods
  • Final drive 4.3
  • 2-way LSD
  • Upgraded clutch
  • Triple meter
  • Roll bar

Plan to sell in the low-$teens once in Seattle. Happy to talk about pre-purchase or right of first refusal. Please contact Nate or Adam for more info.

1991 Mitsubishi Galant VX-S with 73,850 miles (119,100 kilometers) and in very nice shape (condition 4 vehicle with B interior).

Neat build with naturally aspirated 4G63 and AT but the body-kit and suspension of the VR-4. Great JDM car for everyday use.

Mitsubishi Minicab 4WD kei-truck with 660cc motor, 4-speed manual transmission and high-low range transfer case. Great little work truck with 350kg cargo capacity. Simple construction and durable design – great for short trips around town.

Please give us a call or stop by for more info.

1993 Mitsubishi Delica 4WD Camper – Vantech JB-500

4WD diesel with 5-speed transmission

Neat Vantech Mitsubishi Delica 4×4 camper. Built on the L200 Delica truck chassis, this camper uses the simple and rugged naturally-aspirated 2.5 liter 4D56 diesel motor mated to 5-speed manual transmission and high/low range transfer-case. Not a fast vehicle, but able to cruise down the highway at 60 MPH which comfortable for this chassis. 4WD so you can out to less traveled terrain or for slow-speed use in snow-country.

Interior features a small kitchenette; bathroom with shower; settee which converts to bed as well as upper sleeping berth.

Lots of room for storage and Reimo propane furnace for extending your camping season. Shore-power tested and systems and 110v operational.

Runs and drives well and in good overall shape. Well priced for the off-season.



  • Similar Vantech JB-500 camper on eBay.
  • parts cross-reference
  • Shop Manuals

2003 Porsche Boxster 986 5-speed manual transmission. West coast car in good original condition with just 103,500 miles and clean Carfax.

Interior is in nice shape and everything works. Good power soft-top with glass rear window. Exterior is very presentable and unusual color Orient Red Metallic.

Runs and drives great with excellent Michelin Pilot Sport tires. New battery and ready to enjoy. Porsche driving experience and quality at a fine price.

Vehicle Information:

2003 PORSCHE BOXSTER VIN: WP0CA29853U624453 CONVERTIBLE 2.7L H6 F GASOLINE REAR WHEEL DRIVE Standard Equipment | Safety Options

  CARFAX Vehicle History Report Summary: No accidents reported No accidents reported to CARFAX No damage reported No damage reported to CARFAX 3 or more previous owners 6 Previous owners Service information available 15 Service history records

1990 Toyota ToyoAce camper

2WD diesel with automatic transmission

Neat Toyota Camper with the rugged and efficient naturally-aspirated 2.4 liter diesel motor mated to an automatic transmission.

Just 34,950 miles (56,300 kilometers). Runs and drives very well and we’ve done rear-brakes (shoes & wheel cylinders) and been putting some miles on it.

Interior is clean with vinyl seating and clean carpet and upper sleeping area plus dinette that converts to another double-bed. Original camping equipment includes older charge-controller and inverter; German water-heater; as well as refrigerator; cook-top; shower / toilet unit. Will need change to a few plugs (shore-power) for USA use and maybe new house-battery – but new owner has lots of options whether recommissioning with updated equipment or use the original equipment here.

Some minor damage to the right/rear bumper where I caught driving up a steep driveway. Good opportunity to update to a more modern & rugged bumper. Price reduced accordingly.

Good value and option for those considering a Volkswagen Westfalia [...]

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