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Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Good Morning, just thought I'd post a quick intro about me and my car.

Me names Adam, I'm 25 and live in Staffordshire. I'm a mechanic running my own small independent garage/mot station and I've wanted a big power Japanese car since Gran Turismo 1 :D. Anyway enough of the boring stuff I've just bought an r32 gtr the spec is as follows:

Registration Date - 31/03/1993
Mileage - 45,080miles (72548km)
MOT - 10/10/2014
Road Tax - 31/03/2014
BHP - 400~500

Unmarked Crystal White Paint Work (Recently Machine Mopped and HD Waxed)
N1 Front Air Ducts
Intercooler Mesh Removed (N1 Style)
RARE Carbon Fibre Front Grille
RARE Smoked Front Indicators
Smoked LED Side Repeaters
Bonnet Raisers (Lifts rear of bonnet up to improve air flow)
RARE Ganador Electric Carbon Fibre Mirrors (Cost £449)
Nismo Side Skirts
Nismo Rear Spoiler
Rear Fog Light Fitted

Unmarked Original Seats
Original GTR Mats
Japanese AC Cup Holders
Greedy Boost Gauge
HKS Turbo Timer
JVC CDPlayer
Cobra Alarm & Immobiliser System
Nismo 320km/h Speedo (Still reads in km)
Willans 4 Point Racing Drivers Harness (Can use normal seatbelt too)

R34 Garret Steel Ball Bearing Turbo's
HKS Twin Air Filter and Adapters
HKS Intercooler Hard Pipes
Nismo Oil Catch Can
Nismo Custom Fit 15 Row Oil Cooler
Nismo Custom Oil Filter Relocation Kit (Infront of NSF Wheel - underneath)
HKS High Performance Oil Filter
Nismo High Flow In Tank Fuel Pump
High Flow Cleanable Alloy Fuel Filter
Braided Fuel Lines & AN Fittings (Fuel Filter Forwards)
Tomei Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator
Twin Entry High Flow Alloy Fuel Rail
Nismo 555cc Injectors (Recently Ultrasonically Cleaned)
Trust 100mm Intercooler
Trust Equal Length Downpipe
High Flow Sports Cat
Apexi 3.5" Cat Back Exhaust With 5" Tip (Comes with Silencer Bung)
HKS Boost Controller
Yellow Jacket High Performance Coil Packs (From Australia)
NGK Iridium #7 Spark Plugs (12months old)
Mapped by Garage Sarus Custom Piggy Back Chip in 1995 on 97+ RON Fuel
Nismo 0.13Mpa Radiator Cap
Nissan Oil & Water Pump Changed 2010
Varta Battery (New 2012)
Brass Battery Terminals (New 2012)
HKS Cambelt Kit (2008)
Engine Oil - Red Line High Performance 5w-40
Gearbox Oil - Motul Gear 300 75w-90 Racing Gearbox Oil
Rear Diff Oil - Silkolene SILKTRAN SYN 5 75W-90 Fully Synthetic Gear Oil
Transfer Box Oil - Fuchs ATF 4400, Fuchs 4400 automatic transmission fluid

HKS Twin Plate Clutch (Not great for town, but amazing bite)
Perfect Gearbox (I'm not sure but maybe altered ratio for improved acceleration?)
Stainless Clutch Hose
Stainless Brake Hoses (At each caliper, and from servo to ABS and ABS to front brakes)
Apex Grooved Disks All Round
Ferodo DS200's All Round (loads of life)
RARE Ohlins Adjustable Shocks
New Front Anti-roll droplinks
RARE 17" Rays Volk Racing Fortessr Touring Evolution Forged alloys (Discontinued in 1995 - look great but 19years old there is some curbing)
Bridgestone Potenza RE050 245/40/R17 Types All Round (5~6mm tread approx)
Rays Alloy Tyre Valve & Cap
Rays Lightweight Alloy Wheel Nuts
Ultra Racing Super Strong Front Strut Brace
RARE Newera Midori Spec Digital G-Sensor (Improves 4X4 system and cornering - Cost £540)
New Front CV Boots
Brake Fluid - Silkolene PRO RACE 2000 High Boiling Point Competition Brake Fluid
Steering Fluid - Fuchs TITAN ATF 4000 Multifunctional Automatic Transmission Fluid

Any thoughts, advice is very welcome as I am new to the RB series engine, Attesa, hicas etc.*

I've started with a bit of corrosion assessment and protection on the suspension/steering and transmission, next up is a cambelt change and a rear diff strip as I seem to have a harsh noise and vibration from the rear of the car at specific loads?

Any comments welcome, I will post pics once I pass the minimum post count.

Thanks in advance.

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Discussion Starter · #7 ·
Cheers for the replys fellas, I'm well chuffed with it just needs a few little jobs and I'll be happy as Larry.

Don't worry about the bonnet raisers they were removed before I even viewed the car - forget the turbulence lol they looked pants.

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Sounds like a really nice car. I'm sure it was on pistonheads. Guy has spent quite a bit on it ;)


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Discussion Starter · #16 ·
Cheers for the warm welcome guys can honestly say I've never felt so welcome on a forum before.

As for the ac cup holders comment I'm unsure if that's a sarcastic or serious comment lol, if it's serious I do apologise for giggling. There is a pic on the advert link though just incase you are genuinely interested.

Thanks again.

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Welcome to the forum Adam. Good choice on GTR....we all know the R32 is the best of the bunch :chuckle:

Good base spec from which to start off with but I'm sure it wont be long until the current power just feels 'dull' :)

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