There are vendors operating withing the United States that specialize in imported car parts. Here are some options that may be hepful – otherwise, drop us a line and we’ll see what we can do.
USA 
eBay (Sambar example)

FG Procurement

Buckeye Minitrucks (accessories / manuals)

Minitruck Garage
Minitrucks USA
CANADA
Rocky Mountain Imports
Japan Mini Truck Parts
Right Drive Parts
JAPAN
Buyee
JP-CarParts
MegaZip
  • http://megazip.net/  
  • helpful online parts-book 
  • some delay for internal-Japan order consolidation
  • costly shipping 
Yokohama Motors
  • http://yokohamamotors.net/
  • quality OEM parts
  • price somewhat higher than other options
  • fast shipping if in-stock – otherwise delay for inner-Japan order

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Many of our vehicles come with factory owner’s manuals in Japanese and there are many great resources online. For starters, use the live-camera option within the translate.google.com application for real-time translation.

Forums

https://minitrucktalk.com/

Parts Books

Megazip.net OEM Parts Catalogue

Yokohama Motors

JP-Carparts

Service Manuals

Suzuki Carry  – service manual

Honda – factory manuals FREE – ex. 1988 Acty

SuperMinitrucks Service Manuals

English Service Manuals by James Danko

Yes, our vehicles are imported under the Federal rules that exempt vehicles over 25 years permitting free entry into the USA. There are similar EPA exemptions for vehicles over 21 years old. Most states place no restrictions on these older vehicles and our vehicles are licensed and street-legal in Washington state.

Some states have restricted mini-trucks due to the legal importation of speed-restricted Kei trucks having been imported as off-road vehicles. In order to minimize the discrepancy between Federal rules for these <25 year old vehicles and their own state laws, they have restricted licensing for mini-trucks,

If out-of-state, please contact your local DOL regarding any legal restrictions, however here is a good write-up on Grey Market import licensing from Illinois Secretary of State.

It will seem strange for the first few minutes, but you’ll get used to it quickly :]

The turn-signal and windshield wiper stalks are reversed – so you may find yourself activating the wipers for a right-hand turn until you’re used to it.

The only downside we found is that it tends to attract a lot of attention. Be prepared to field a lot of questions from passersby :]

That and parking garages with ticket-booths.

Because our cars are 25 years or older, they don’t have to be tested for emissions in Washington and most other states. If you’re from out-of-state, be sure to check with your local DOL.
We have found that most insurance companies will insure these vehicles. There are also specific car insurance companies like Hagerty’s, which specialize in classical cars.
While we don’t offer in-house financing, many customers have had luck with their loccal credit union. We are happy to supply information that helps with valuation.
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