Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars
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Presenting the second of my two recent purchases, an Ebbro Autozam AZ-1.

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I think this is my first exclusively-JDM model. Every other car I have except the Rancho was sold in the USA at one point.

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I picked this up for $55 on eBay ($40 for the car, $15 for shipping). Kinda expensive, but it was the cheapest I could find.

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It’s a cute little car. Everything a Kei car should be.

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It’s been on my wants list for a rather long time, so I’m pretty happy to finally have one.

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I swear, if something like a kitten or puppy transformed into a car, this would be it.

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It was a bit difficult to get the doors open (the joints aren’t very smooth, so a lot of cracking noises and panic ensues when you try to open the doors), but I eventually got them open.

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More cars should have gullwings.

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Interior is decent. Nothing to write home about, but it DOES have three pedals.

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Come on in!

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Just for reference, this is a truly tiny car, even for a 1/43rd. Here it is next to a normal-sized HW card.

That’s all for today.

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