Always a chance that in 10 years of trundling around the Japanese ‘burbs’ the soft-close widget failed. Came to NZ in a job-lot purchase by a school bus contractor. Appears it was the one NZTA rejected for the purpose.
8.6m Isuzu LR, 7.1 litre. 650a/h, 420W solar. Rear-mounted Yamaha outboard (manages 3 knots Lol!). Rubber duckie. Blue Ox towing rig. Suzi 4wd.