There are some things that make you do a double-take when you see them. When it comes to car tuning, Japan takes the cake for the automotive double-take.
|This is one of them. This (photo courtesy of NoriYaro) is a Dajiban, or, literally, Dodge Van. I guess it should come as no surprise that they race these in Japan, seeing as Japan is more or less the "Because we could" of the car world.|
|What started off as a pit service vehicle for racing teams has evolved into it's own sport. Using imported US-spec Dodge Ram vans, which are then lowered, lightened, tuned and caged, these guys tear up local racing tracks, and sometimes, drift with these vans. Seriously, if you want a good laugh, or even a build idea, check out NoriYaro or search for "Dajiban" on youtube. You won't regret it. I promise.|