Hokubei Mainichi Newspaper / Toyopet story

One of the many stops during the Toyopet research trip to San Francisco that was made included a stop to the Hokubei Mainichi newspaper.  The Hokubei Mainichi newspaper was a daily bilingual newspaper in San Francisco that closed it's doors recently after over 60 years of service (http://www.nikkeiwest.com/index.php/the-news/past-articles/2-hokubei-mainichi-japanese-american-daily-bilingual-newspaper). Before they closed, Daron Pitts and Jamie …

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What makes this Toyopet so special?

The Tupelo Toyopet is the ONLY known complete 1958 Toyota Toyopet Custom Crown Deluxe, left hand drive, in the world. The Toyota museum in Torrance, California has a 1958 Custom Crown Deluxe, but it does not have the clock, the radio, or the "Deluxe" chrome name plate on the bottom left trunk.  The Toyota Museum …

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