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I love this car and i know i'm not the only one so i'm setting up this thread so guys who don't know about 'em can see what they're like and the potential of the cars. So post up pics you have guys.
The HR31 Skyline of 1986 was a natural evolution on the HR30 shape. The design was slightly larger and squarer than previous Skylines.

The R31 Skyline was also produced in Australia, with a 3.0 motor (RB30E) available in sedan or wagon form, as well as a four-cylinder version called the Nissan Pintara. The wagon had the same front style as the coupe and sedan—the only difference being that it lacked the four round brake lights that had been a consistent element of Skyline design. These cars were manufactured in Australia due to the heavy import laws which made it expensive to bring cars into Australia.

29,305 R31 Skylines were also manufactured and sold in South Africa in 4-door sedan form between 1987 and 1992. These were the last Skylines seen in South Africa. Power came from either the RB30E 3.0 straight-6 motor, RB20E 2.0 straight-6 motor or the CA20S 4-cylinder powerplant.

The R31 Skyline introduced many new technologies and features. The HR31 was the first Skyline to be equipped with the new RB-series of engines. The R31 RB engines are often referred to as "Red Top" engines because of the red cam covers. There were three variants. The earliest series of DOHC RB engines used the NICS (Nissan Induction Control System) injection system with 12 very small intake runners, and a butterly system to divide the intake ports in half for better low RPM performance. Later versions used ECCS (Electronically Concentrated Control System) engine management, discarded the twelve tiny runners for six much larger ones (though they retained twelve ports on the head, so there was a splitter plate), and received a slightly larger turbocharger. The ultimate version of these motors was the RB20DET-R Group A homologation motor, found in the HR31 Skyline GTS-R (800 units built), which incorporated a much larger turbocharger on a stainless steel exhaust manifold, as well as a much larger front mounted intercooler boosting power to 210ps (racing versions made 460 hp in Group A trim). Nissan's RD28, a 2.8 straight-6 engine, introduced Diesel-power to the line-up. Another technological first for the R31 was the introduction of Nissan's proprietary 4-wheel steering system, dubbed HICAS (High Capacity Active Steering). The R31 series were also the only models in the Skyline family to feature a 4-door hardtop variation. These models were generally badged as the Passage GT.

Models:

'Japan'
1800I - 1.8 L CA18(i) SOHC I4, 100 hp (75 kW)
Passage GT - 2.0 L RB20DE DOHC I6
Passage GT - 2.0 L RB20DET DOHC turbo I6, 180 hp (132 kW)
GTS - 2.0 L RB20DET DOHC turbo I6, 180 hp (132 kW)
GTS-X - 2.0 L RB20DET DOHC turbo I6, 190 hp (140 kW)
GTS-R - 2.0 L RB20DET-R DOHC turbo I6, 210 hp (154 kW)

'Australia'
Pintara - 2.0 L CA20E I4, 102 hp (76 kW)
GX, Executive, GXE, Silhouette, Ti - 3.0 L RB30E SOHC I6, 155 hp (114 kW)
GTS1 - 3.0 L RB30E SOHC I6, 176 hp (130 kW)
GTS2 - 3.0 L RB30E SOHC I6, 190 hp (140 kW)

'South Africa'
2.0GL, 2.0GLE - 2.0 L CA20S I4, 106 hp (78 kW)
2.0SGLi - 2.0 L RB20E SOHC I6, 115 hp (85 kW)
3.0SGLi - 3.0 L RB30E SOHC I6, 171 hp (126 kW)








 

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Some more. ALOT MORE.





Alot in a junkyard.

 

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It's a 80. classic and the man's proudest ride of that time, it had the spicy taste of the upcoming GTRs.:clap:
 

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They throw them away:bawling: ,i would like to have 1,like the classic 80´s look:cool:
 

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I cant believe my eyes with that junkyard. Where is that? we need a group buy:) ....All of them!!
 

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. . . believe me Paul, over there you may find the same junk yard full of R32s or other cars to die for.:bawling:
I am up for group buy, prices would be junk-kilo prices in that case . .:p
 

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I'm glad there are others that love the car as much as me. Here's some more with some swaps.

One with an RB26DETT



A drift spec one with colour matched RB25DET



RB25DET powered sedan.


A pair powered by RB20DET's. The first uses its standard RB20DET with a TD05H turbine & 2.3L while the 2nd uses an RB20 from an R32 & a T04E turbine & 2.3L as well.



And a copuple of wagons. First one had a CA18S but swapped in a CA18DET & the 2nd one had a CA18 as well but swapped for an RB25DET with a GT2535 turbocharger.

 

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One of thoses wagons would do nice in front of my house.:) :clap:
 
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