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This article is about the blue Hayosiko. For the yellow one on the highway, see Hayosiko (highway).
Hayosiko rear view

Rear view of Hayosiko. Its trunk can hold 100 beer cases.

The blue Hayosiko is a van modelled after a 2nd generation Toyota HiAce. It is owned by the uncle of the main protagonist. It's very rusty, creates a healthy amount of diesel fumes and has a very soft suspension, probably meaning that it was used for many years of hard work. The production of the 2nd generation van started in 1977 and ended in 1982 and the 2.4 litre diesel engine was introduced in 1979, making the Hayosiko at least 13 years old around the time the game is set.

It is a means of transport or for hauling parts if the Satsuma cannot be used.

Both front doors can be opened, as well as the large hatchback and sliding door located behind the driver's side door. The fuel hatch can also be found at the rear right which can be opened with LMB, revealing a cap which can be unscrewed with mouse scrolling.

StartingEdit

To start a diesel engine when it is cold, click (don't hold) on the ignition and allow time for the glow plugs to heat up. While this is happening, a red "coil" light will light up on the dashboard. Wait for a few seconds, or until the light goes out, then hold the mouse button to crank the engine. This is not strictly necessary as the glow plugs will get heated by trying to start the engine, but it will take just as much time as simply waiting. Once the van has run a glow plug cycle, it will not have to run another one until the game is exited; the engine will always be "warm" and the engine can be cranked immediately without waiting. Make sure the handbrake is fully off before putting the van into first gear to start driving.

TipsEdit

The van does not have ABS (anti-lock braking system), so heavy braking will cause the front wheels to lock. This means that no matter how much the steering wheel is turned, the car itself will keep going straight so keep in mind to brake before corners, not during one.

Driving notesEdit

  • It takes forty seconds for the van to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph).
  • The van will violently wobble when going over 110 km/h, though will not cause instability issues during driving.
  • It is really easy to flip it since it's top heavy, even a small bump can flip it upside down.
  • Due to its soft suspension, going off road will cause it to bounce a lot which may result in death.
  • The wheels will lock and the van will start sliding straight on if the brakes are applied while turning, stop braking to allow the wheels to unlock in order to regain control over the steering again.
  • The only part of the van that can be damaged (as of now) is the windshield. If it breaks, it can be grabbed and tossed aside to clear the view. It will respawn fully intact whenever the game is loaded.

TriviaEdit

  • The name "Hayosiko" is a reference to a Finnish joke about fictional Japanese names, where there's a car mechanic named "Hajosiko Toyotasi" which translates to "did your Toyota break down?"

Patch notesEdit

Update Changes
2014
30 December
2014
• Added the Hayosiko
2015
23 April
2015
• Added a radio
8 May
2015
• Added a working instrument panel
• Added the parking brake
2016
5 January
2016
• The van can now be refuelled from the diesel pump
• Engine sounds changed
• Shifting delay decreased
16 January
2016
• Adjusted centre of gravity
• Changed function of the rear door
• Fixed door glitch
27 February
2016
• Added interior textures
8 August
2016
• Fixed glow plug issue where the game did not remember heated plugs
30 October
2016
• Starter help added for players who use auto clutch
8 November
2016
• Made door usage easier
2017
29 May
2017
• Made changes to "starter helper" to prevent the van from exploding at certain situations
31 July
2017
Cops now enforce a 80km/h speed limit for the van
24 October
2017
• Added odometer
5 December
2017
• Added seat belts
2018
23 February
2018
• Adjusted wheel rotation inertia