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SkylineGTRCy 19th February 2014 03:41 PM

At last, a dream come true... My special R34 :)
 
Have been a member here for quite a long time, almost 6 years to be exact, and my dream was always to own a GT-R 34 and I still remember my first few posts and private msgs asking everyone whether they could sell their skyline to me :)
Was pretty much sure that the day was close, yet, I was completely wrong. Due to some health issues as well as financial I was forced to give up on that dream. Well, 5 years later and whilst I could have never imagined to actually own a true legend (at least to my own eyes), that day finally came on 25th of December 2013, which was pretty much my best Christmas EVER :clap:
That was the day I got my Millenium Jade 2002 Skyline G-R 34 VSpecII Nur and met a good friend (previous owner) :thumbsup:


Engine Specs:

Engine build by Tomoji Nakamura of Trial Tuning Spirit Japan

HKS Step 2 Camshafts 264dec

HKS Retainers full kit

HKS Pulleys

2 x Garrett GT2860R

MINES turbo outlets

Custom Front mount i/c 60x30x10cm

KOYO Radiator

HKS FCON V PRO ECU maped by X-Motorsport

TOMEI Fuel pump

SARD 700cc Injectors

HKS Fuel rail and regulator

AEM TWIN POWER DLI II

Cosworth Air filter panel

Full TRUST titanium exhaust 80mm with TRUST racing catalyst

ORC 1000F triple disc clutch

Nismo Engine mounts


SUSPENSION
Nismo S Tune


BRAKES
Front Calipers are 6pot AP Racing with GREDDY 355x32mm rotors & Endless Pads

Rear brakes are OEM Skyline R34 GT-R N1 diam. 322mm


WHEELS/TYRES
OEM R34 Skyline 9Jx18in with spacers 30mm
FEDERAL's 245/40 R18


EXTERIOR

Mines Trunk Spoiler

Car makes 650bhp at 1.5bar


Only after 2 weeks of owning my "O'Connor" I had to undergo a hip surgery and unfortunately car is immobilized at the moment and will stay like this for the next 3 months :(

Cris 19th February 2014 03:44 PM

Surely time for pictures???

SkylineGTRCy 19th February 2014 03:52 PM

Don't have any photos of it other than some crappy mobile phone ones but you can see a lot of info on the car here:


https://www.gtr.co.uk/forum/171918-r3...ver-build.html





Sorry for the crappy pics, will try and find some time to post good ones

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/838/vm20.jpg
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/854/mv7t.jpg
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/42/upw9.jpg

Dan Parker 19th February 2014 04:26 PM

Good stuff, car looks great

bluesky 19th February 2014 07:00 PM

Very nice car in a great colour:thumbsup:

tonigmr2 19th February 2014 07:01 PM

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Lovely! Have you got the wheel centres?

SkylineGTRCy 19th February 2014 07:23 PM

Thanks for your comments guys, I believe millennium jade is a "love or hate" color but I love it to bits. Toni mate I do have them but they're not in the best condition at the moment and I'm planning to change the wheels so I just kept them off the wheels, I also dare to say that I even like the looks of it ;)

jambo 32gtr 19th February 2014 07:23 PM

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Originally Posted by tonigmr2 (Post 2497449)
Lovely! Have you got the wheel centres?

The last pic has them on but maybe he took them off to clean

SkylineGTRCy 20th February 2014 04:15 PM

I've had the car for 1.5 month, not many changes done on the car so far since I am not going to work at the moment due to recovering from my hip surgery. Got these today in the mail though :clap: I believe new badges all around can change the looks of a car !

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/854/thjs.jpg
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/703/5fsr.jpg

One of the first mods I do on pretty much every car I owned so far, is to remove the rear wiper, I just don't like the looks of it

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/138/1jjw.jpg

Now on the downside, I found some minor paint bubbles on my strut tops, but I was lucky enough to find a Japan imported VSpecII shell locally and I bought the rust-free ones from it, just to be on the safe side because I know it's pretty hard to find a pair. Still can't believe the huge mistake Nissan did on the r33 and the r34 in regards to the strut towers. Most probably I will change them at a later stage.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/545/884d.jpg

Was also given this little thingie with the car, as well as a genuine Nismo overfender set which I haven't put on the car yet

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/138/ui5b.jpg


Some of 2014 goals include:

19" x 10.5 wheels preferably Nismo LMGT4's IF I can find myself a set, which seems rather impossible, otherwise will go for TE37's

Nismo Side skirts
Nismo rear spats


And one pic of O'Connor as it sits at the moment :)

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/191/g4wz.jpg

gabrielg 20th February 2014 04:45 PM

hope u will enjoy your car. glad that I helped to make someone's dream come true. I gave my car but I made a new friend

SkylineGTRCy 20th February 2014 04:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by gabrielg (Post 2501769)
hope u will enjoy your car. glad that I helped to make someone's dream come true. I gave my car but I made a new friend


New friend indeed Gab! :thumbsup:

M18 GTR 21st February 2014 07:31 PM

Remember first time I seen a millennium jade in the flesh was at JAE in 2004 absolutely class!

SkylineGTRCy 21st February 2014 07:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by M18 GTR (Post 2506601)
Remember first time I seen a millennium jade in the flesh was at JAE in 2004 absolutely class!


I never saw one up close, till the day I got it. Gotta say that the color is much nicer in the flesh. Photos don't do it justice, really!

GTaaaaaarrrrrr! 21st February 2014 07:48 PM

Superb car and spec mate :cool:

Axu 21st February 2014 11:41 PM

Very nice car and i like the color ;)

SkylineGTRCy 22nd February 2014 05:18 AM

Thanks for the comments guys!

drewzer 22nd February 2014 05:43 AM

Very nice, what has the old owner replaced it with, anything equally epic?

SkylineGTRCy 22nd February 2014 05:58 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by drewzer (Post 2507577)
Very nice, what has the old owner replaced it with, anything equally epic?

He has a lovely daughter now in his life and that gives him a lot of satisfaction to say the least, therefore an epic car is postponed for him now, but I have no doubt he'll make a good comeback at some point!

SkylineGTRCy 2nd March 2014 07:26 PM

Had some free time today and I thought it was a perfect time to remove my undertray for a refresh.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/28/en4g.jpg

There was so much dirt and mud under that, so I decided to remove everything in order to clean them up as much as possible.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/854/l7m2.jpg
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/600/iow5.jpg

Time for a really good clean up for the i/c as well, looks so faded and foggy will try and do it tomorrow.
What are your thoughts about removing the front lower grill of the bumper? I saw quite many r34's without it and they look even more aggressive.

Since most of the front was removed i thought it would be nice to bring the headlights/indicators/reverse lights as well as fog light, back to their former glory. I'm not very good at this so I will be taking them to a friend of mine who has a car paint shop and does this type of tasks as well.

So O'Connor now looks like this :bawling:

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800...0/849/89h1.jpg

Will try to clean all things removed tomorrow, in order to have everything shining by the time my lights come back fm the shop. Will be also changing all rusty screws to st. steel ones whilst I'm at it.

Talski 4th March 2014 04:51 PM

loving the colour, good luck with your plans!


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