1972 Toyota Hilux Pickup — Ink-Redible Power — Super Street Magazine

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Toyota Hilux Pick Up

1972 Toyota Hilux — Ink-Redible Power

Toyota Hilux Pick Up

it’s the ink on his back or the monster his ’72 Toyota Hilux pickup, one man has set out to that too much is never, enough

Leave well alone. Be grateful. It’s enough for government work. with what you have. A in the hand is worth two in the bush. you know kids are starving in For many, what they they’ve been given, they’ve been able to together through their own enough.

Scott Kanemura is one of these Inevitably, the Torrance, California-based owner starts small: a of ink on his arm, a lowered (if dilapidated) Toyota Hilux in his driveway. thing you know, his entire is a mural combining Japanese and imagery, and his little Hilux is out 739hp and 641 lb-ft (at 24psi) to the wheels.

The ink started as a simple to his father, Frank. “He had my name and the of all of my siblings tattooed on his arms,” recalled, “and after he in 2006, I got his name in kanji on my Soon Scott added a a brocaded carp that is a symbol of hard work, a name that is a homonym for Quickly his ink expanded to a pair of until finally he went for the big a full back piece. not the smartest

person around, so I’m willing to harder and longer than [Once again] I picked a In the bible, the devil is referred to as a or serpent; if you look at the tattoo, is a dragon’s head on a koi. my inner self: sometimes a working koi, and sometimes by not-so-good things turning me a dragon. The samurai is God; He is the dragon-headed koi. The meaning [is my to kill my inner evil it turns into a dragon and to me back on the path to be a nice
The story tells itself, if you what you’re looking at. said, “I really don’t a crap about what people think, or if it’s not exactly from the bible.”

Now, a word about style” here. Scott has into the import scene for than three decades so he’s seen a lot of trends and come and go. “You know how aren’t just a car, a lifestyle? It was the same thing import style, but it got diluted the years. When we were up, it didn’t matter if it was a Toyota, a Pinto or a [European-built] Capri. in the day, it was more about lowered, with widest you can fit, and of course power. It matter where the parts from; it doesn’t matter if made in Compton or Japan, as as the parts are quality and cool. it’s JDM this or USDM but. I’m trying to bring back to its roots.”

Toyota Hilux Pick Up
Toyota Hilux Pick Up
Toyota Hilux Pick Up
Toyota Hilux Pick Up
Toyota Hilux Pick Up

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