Our Favorite DIY Camper Van Resources

After debating for what seems like forever on whether to pull the trigger and get into the whole vanlife movement, you’ve finally done it. You now are the proud owner of a van and its time to convert it. But where do you start? Thanks to YouTube, converting a van into a camper may seem…

Best JDM Vans for Vanlife & Camper Conversions

If you’ve noticed lately, the vanlife movement has really taken off. This is in part to the #vanlife hashtag on Instagram and other social media platforms that have brought this lifestyle so popular. Couple that with the current status of the world and more people are choosing to live and travel in vans full time….

Top 10 JDM SUVs that can be Found for Under $10k

As we all know, SUV’s are a favorite among North American drivers. It’s the preferred mode of transport for anyone from businessmen, outdoorsy people, and even soccer moms. Who doesn’t love a vehicle that will carry all your stuff and will give you that security on the road that no other vehicle can? JDM manufacturers…

JDM Trucks
8 JDM Trucks Under $10k

1988 Nissan Sunny Truck: Minitrucks rejoice! This is Nissan’s version of the VW Caddy. Unlike the VW, this is a reliable workhorse that is just the right size for those who don’t have a lot to haul around. In addition, its classic looks and dual fender-mounted mirrors give it a style that’s unlike anything else…

JDM Van For Sale
11 JDM Vans For Sale for Less Than $10k

1993 Toyota Estima: Believe it or not, the Toyota Estima has all the requirements of a supercar. It is built on a mid-engine, RWD platform. However, that is where the similarities stop. What the Estima is known for is reliability and roominess, making its great at both of those things. This would make a great…

Mazda Miata, JDM Mazda Roadster
Top 8 JDM Alternatives to the Miata

As we all know, lighter means faster. You could have 1000hp, but if you have a heavy car you’re not going anywhere. The Mazda Miata (known as the Mazda Roaster in Japan) has always been known as a car that’s unbelievably fun to drive even with its lack of power. We will be looking into…

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Top 10 Hot Hatches to Import from Japan

Hot hatches have been around for years, even before they were cool. Japanese automotive manufacturers had a knack for making incredibly fun and fast hatchbacks for us to enjoy. Here is a list of the top 10 JDM hot hatches that can be imported now. 1. Mitsubishi Pulsar GTI-R This hot hatch is one of…

Kei Cars
Top 6 Kei Cars

Kei cars are synonymous with Japan. The very first ones started popping up in the 1950’s after the war ended. It was a way for automakers to get more customers. These tiny cars resulted in lower prices and smaller road taxes for the Japanese people. Over the years, the Kei car has developed quite a…

JDM importers on Instagram
Top 8 JDM Importers to Follow on Instagram

Instagram is a great platform for a company to connect with their customers. This is especially true for automotive industry. What’s better than promoting your inventory for free on the internet? We’ve compiled a list of our favorite JDM dealers to follow on Instagram. Before you get started, be sure to follow us! @jdmbuysell Don’t…

8 cheap jdm cars for sale
8 Cheap JDM Cars For Sale under $7,800

A lot of JDM cars appear to be increasing in value (and cost) these days due to surging demand for Japanese classics. However, many deals are still available to be had and some JDM cars for sale right now are downright cheap! These vehicles were available at the time of this post, January 2020, however…

6 Myths About Buying a JDM Car

At the best of times, buying a used car from someone down the street can be a daunting endeavor. But at least you can inspect the car you’re hoping to purchase and you can look the seller in the eyes before doing so. So what happens when you find a used car originating overseas –…