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Okay most people know of my ever long going GTR build

so i decided to go look a r32 Advertised locally to me

im undecided on what to do as i dont want another money pit, just something cool i can use and then sell after time and have my money returned.

it has some faults

apparently the car was over boosting to 2bar, so they had the controller switch or turned off so not boost at all now. im guessing this could be down to the greddy solenoid?

water/oil gauges not working

theres a slight rumble on drive feels like a drive shaft

bodywork is okay, alot of stone chips and the passenger door dosent shut flush, but the underside is mint.


on the plus side its had uprated turbos with HKS actuators

also front brembos - so possibly v-spec ?

think i can grab it for 6k - what does anyone else think?
 

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Steer clear if you already have one project, find a mint one so it will be easy to re-sell.

Paintwork is a bitch unless you own a spray shop or have some good friends :)
 

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Have you heard it running ? Over boosting to 2bar will almost certainly have cooked the ring lands unless it's forged but still I'd be inclined to comp test it...
 

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yea i went out in it sounded fine, tho i had no money on me so "if" i agreed to buy it i would carry out a compression test.


its not forged
 

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Walk away if it's stock internals the ring lands will be cooked

I gave £4600 for mine with ring lands gone and it had some nice mods on too so it's over priced if you ask me
 

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i dont think the rings have gone, it might of been an over exaggeration on behalf of the seller's friend, that it was over boosting to 2 bar.
 

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Mine drove ok and idled ok at first I thought could it be exhaust valves or head gasket jaffed it was only when I took it apart that the piston came apart in my hand when trying to remove the rings
 

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think i can grab it for 6k - what does anyone else think?
Sounds to me like another possible money pit Mr Calibrat! If it was a simple fix, Then why wouldn't the current Owner do it and get a better price for his Motor??

Remember to use you're head and that there is no such thing as a cheap Skyline, The old saying goes :- Buy cheap....BUY TWICE!!!

JM2PW!
 
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