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nisskid's 32 4 door Skyline

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#1 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 16 February 2006 - 08:09 PM

The car is a 1989 HCR32 Skyline GTS-t 4 door manual (converted from auto)

Car:

1989 Nissan HCR32 Skyline GTS-t 4 door Type-M


Drive:

· RB20DET

· TD06 20G Turbo

· HKS S/S High Mount Manifold

· HKS 44mm Racing Wastegate

· Blitz Dual Solenoid SBC Boost Controller

· 610cc injectors

· K&N Pod Filter

· GKtech Front-Mounted Intercooler

· Custom 3” Exhaust, exiting straight out the guard

· 50ltr Fuel Cell with gravity fed Surge Tank

· Bosch 044 delivery pump

· AU Falcon Coilpack Conversion

· NPC Heavy Duty Button Clutch

· Nistune remapped ecu by Garage7

· Welded 4.11 Diff

Power: ~300rwkw


Handling:

· Sparco 17x8/9 wheels

· R33 GTR wheels (17x9)

· 350z Wheels (18x8)

Front (handling):

· Cusco adjustable front strut brace

· Custom strut tower with Macpherson strut conversion

· Custom Modified S14 Knuckles

· Coilovers - Bilstein B6 Adjustable Dampers (S15 inserts, valved to custom specs by Quadrant) with custom housings to suit S14/S15, Tein spherical bearing adj camber tops with 450 lb/in Hyperco Springs

· Modified Cross member, steering rack mount moved forward 20mm, whole cross member moved forward another 15mm

· SMM Bolt on Rack spacers

· R31 tie rod ends/Suzuki Grand Vitara rack ends

· Custom alloy steering column bush, 30mm larger than standard to lengthen column

· Custom caster rods with clevis style LCA mount

· Custom Laser-Cut LCA’s, Spherical bearing inner, derlin S/S bushed caster mount, roughly 120mm longer than standard

· Removed Sway Bar

Rear (handling):

· Modified Whiteline Adjustable Camber arms

· Modified Whiteline Adjustable Traction arms

· Coilovers - Bilstein B6 Dampers (R32 GTR body, valved to custom specs by Heasmans) 225 lb/in (4kg/mm) Eibach Springs // 275 lb/in (4.9kg/mm) Hyperco Springs, height adjustable lower spring seats, custom upper seats

· Modified R33 Rear subframe w/ reinforced control arm brackets

· Solid Alloy lifted subframe bushes

· Custom HICAS lock bar

· Custom rear tie rod ends

· GTR alloy rear uprights

· Spherical bearing conversion in Uprights

Other

· Custom Radiator support/Reinforcement bar

· GTR front bar

· Custom Hydraulic Handbrake

· Autometer semi-sweep electric Oil Pressure

· Autometer semi-sweep electric Water Temp

· Autometer mechanical Boost/Vacuum Gauge

· Blitz Oil Temp gauge

· Custom Alloy dash

· Oil Cooler with Blitz Thermostat

· Custom Urethane Gearbox mount

· Custom Solid Engine Mounts

· Custom Urethane Tail shaft bearing mount

· RB25 Gearbox with custom tail shaft

· Momo steering wheel

· Sparco Rev fixed bucket seat

· Full 7 Point BuddyParts Roll Cage



Importing Process: I imported through Prestige Motorsport Car was bought for 360,000 yen Brokers Fee $1,100 another $3,000 to get it into the country $1,400 for compliance and another roughly $1,000 to get it roadworthy Pics Timeline:

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Edited by nisskid, 12 April 2013 - 08:44 AM.


#2 1400R

  • Joined:04-November 02
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:markII jzx100

Posted 16 February 2006 - 08:21 PM

so 10k ish


hmmm

#3 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 16 February 2006 - 08:31 PM

yeh between 10-11k, some times i wonder if it was the best way to go, but meh i got it now.

staring to regret going throu a well know compliance shop for 1400, when i could have gone throu Lam for 700. i was tossing up who to go with for a while but in the end i cbf'd so i just went with the well known company.

WHEN I GOT IT
IN JAPAN:
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#4 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 16 February 2006 - 08:34 PM

oh and i didnt include brokers fee in that which was $1100 inc GST.

#5 4doors

  • Joined:12-December 05
  • Location:Australia QLD
  • Car:ke70 wagon stylez

Posted 16 February 2006 - 08:39 PM

nice ride.

DRIFT IT SON!!!





go the 4 doors

#6 myhiep

  • Joined:04-July 05
  • Location:Australia ACT
  • Car:nissan180sx

Posted 16 February 2006 - 08:44 PM

whack a nice kit on it and some nice rims and lower it and it will look HOT. personally im a big fan of nice kitted 4 door skylines :)

#7 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 16 February 2006 - 08:51 PM

^^^i really want to get a vertex kit for it, but with the springs aswell i wont be able to drive it anywhere. plus i actually dont mind the m-spec bodykit, ud be suprised how good it will look once it has been lowered 30mm or so.

4doors, on Feb 16 2006, 08:52 PM, said:

nice ride.

DRIFT IT SON!!!

go the 4 doors

<{POST_SNAPBACK}>


yeh once i get the springs, right now the thing is like a monster truck :o

#8 Rotary

  • Joined:06-October 05
  • Location:Australia QLD
  • Car:Mazda

Posted 24 February 2006 - 09:00 PM

get some autoglym polish onto her and will look a shitload better champ

#9 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 25 February 2006 - 12:44 PM

^^yeh she needs a good going over, a few scratches and a dent to the rear.

bloody tossas keyed it in shipping :angry: but hopefully it should be cut and polished out nicely.

#10 Demon83

  • Joined:30-December 05
  • Car:Nissan 180sx

Posted 26 February 2006 - 05:31 PM

myhiep, on Feb 16 2006, 10:27 PM, said:

whack a nice kit on it and some nice rims and lower it and it will look HOT. personally im a big fan of nice kitted 4 door skylines :)

<{POST_SNAPBACK}>


Damn straight... i probably would have gone for one instead of the 180 if i could've found one on sale. Dont get me wrong... me loves me 180.

#11 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 26 February 2006 - 09:46 PM

^^yeh i was thinking about a 180, but i just love the skyline, and the sound of the RB is porn....

#12 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 07 April 2006 - 09:40 AM

just been through regency and registered. spoiler is now off and ready for future mods :D

#13 mitch_32

  • Joined:06-January 06
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:S13 - VE SS Ute

Posted 11 April 2006 - 10:13 AM

i lowered my stock one 3 inch and it looked pretty good on the stock rims which where dark silver almost a black kind of colour.

vertex kits are awesome on four doors. get some decent offset rims and roll the guards abit with stretched tyres and it will look f#ckin mint!

#14 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 14 April 2006 - 03:04 PM

^^yeh problem is, as a daily driver it would be pretty hard to get around without scraping.

#15 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 14 April 2006 - 03:29 PM

NEW PICS
Spoiler taken off:
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#16 Import S13

  • Joined:20-September 04
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:MY11 WRX & R32 Sedan

Posted 15 April 2006 - 12:56 PM

like i told you before dude, you should have gone with lam and saved yourself some cash but either way its on the road now right.

and your muffler is hanging pretty low, so just watch yourself when you lower it, i hated hitting my muffler on things, the sound of it hitting something made me feel sick, haha.

my r32 gtst 2door is on the road just wating for insurence to go through, come for a crusie sometime

later man
kye

#17 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 15 April 2006 - 03:18 PM

yep, kinda regretting not going though Lam. but atleast with PVP they saved me money by giving the car an inspection and telling me what needed to be done roadworthy wise. got through first time, so pretty happy.

but still kicking myself from not going through Lam. owell, thanks for ur help at the time anyways. one problem was that when i needed to sort compliance out quick and called him up, i had a 5minute conversation with him and got nowhere except him going nuts at me becos he didnt understand me either. so i just hung up on him and called PVP cos i was kinda pissed off at him and needed complaince sorted quick.

owell, u live and u learn.

#18 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 29 May 2006 - 03:27 PM

3 more mods:
ECV(exhaust control valve) fitted, does get rid of a bit of the noise.
K&N Pod Filter
Pnumatic Bleed Vlave(yet to be installed)

#19 anth

  • Joined:08-June 03
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:FJ20ET Datsun 510

Posted 29 May 2006 - 06:31 PM

View Postnisskid, on May 29 2006, 06:10 AM, said:

ECV(exhaust control valve) fitted, does get rid of a bit of the noise.

hey mate can you elaborate a bit on this? im thinking about getting one when i get an exhaust, wouldnt mind knowing a bit more about them...

#20 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 29 May 2006 - 06:54 PM

This is for the Apexi one, mine is just a drift brand one from autobarn but i doubt they would be much different besides the price and the cabin controller.


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APEXi ECV (Exhaust Control Valve)

The APEXi Exhaust Control Valve (ECV) controls the amount of exhaust flow from an exhaust muffler and thus varies the loudness of the exhaust volume. The ECV is installed after the catalytic converter in a vehicle's exhaust system. It can easily reduce the exhaust loudness level by a maximum of 10dB by varying the butterfly valve in the ECV. With the ECV, you can now maximize a high performance car potential; be it driving in urban areas, at night, or in areas with strict sound emission laws, just by varying the butterfly valve opening in the ECV.

All these adjustments can be done in the cockpit on the fly by wire controls of the ECV. The butterfly valve can be controlled in real time while driving either with the valve in fully opened, fully closed, or partially opened position. Before the invention of the APEXi ECV, exhaust sound levels could only be controlled by using different inner silencers in an exhaust muffler. These inner silencers require vehicle down time to install, dismantle, and re-install to achieve similar performance levels of the ECV.

The ECV replaces the connecting flange on the piping (after the catalytic converter) that connects to the catalytic converter. The wire that controls the butterfly valve on the ECV runs via the heat sensor cabling (as in NISSAN vehicles) and through an opening from the vehicle's under carriage to the interior of the vehicle where it terminates at the valve control lever switch in the cockpit (Easily accessible by the driver). Minor drilling & modification on exhaust piping after the catalytic converter might be required on other vehicle makes (e.g. TOYOTA vehicles).

Please select your Pipe or flange size. Either is suitable depending upon your application. The flange type will fit as a replacement flange that connects to the catalytic converter - just choose your flange size. The pipe type will fit AFTER your existing flange by creating a cut and weld in between the pipe and is specified in the size of the pipe you are installing into. See the drop down list below.

See also the DECS - Dynamic Electronic Control System sold separately which allows you to manage this Exhaust Control valve electronically!

my experience is that is does reduce the noise level, but its not some magical solution to a very loud exhaust like mine. i will still need to further reduce mine.

#21 Spawn_CJP

  • Joined:01-June 06

Posted 01 June 2006 - 06:18 AM

GTS ECU is Sucks. GTS has speed limitor in every gear. and the limitor is very very low

#22 nuR.spec

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:s15

Posted 01 June 2006 - 10:16 AM

apparently, the best upgrade for a 32 gts in terms of power, is to throw in a standard Z32 twinturbo ECU, straight plug in!

#23 blue_leaf

  • Joined:18-November 05
  • Location:Australia VIC

Posted 02 June 2006 - 12:46 AM

View PostnuR.spec, on Jun 1 2006, 10:59 AM, said:

apparently, the best upgrade for a 32 gts in terms of power, is to throw in a standard Z32 twinturbo ECU, straight plug in!

But arent the injectors on rb20 smaller than on vg30 so the the ecu wont be able to operate them properly unless chipped?

#24 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 02 June 2006 - 02:59 PM

need to find out if my ECU is chipped first.

oh i forgot bout the dyno print outs.

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#25 nuR.spec

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:s15

Posted 02 June 2006 - 10:01 PM

View Postblue_leaf, on Jun 2 2006, 01:29 AM, said:

View PostnuR.spec, on Jun 1 2006, 10:59 AM, said:

apparently, the best upgrade for a 32 gts in terms of power, is to throw in a standard Z32 twinturbo ECU, straight plug in!

But arent the injectors on rb20 smaller than on vg30 so the the ecu wont be able to operate them properly unless chipped?

I was told by a very reliable source, haven't tried it for myself.. And i can almost guarantee that the ECU DIDN'T need to be chipped..

#26 Ian

  • Joined:24-December 04

Posted 02 June 2006 - 10:25 PM

try and find a z32 TT comp. very very hard.

#27 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 03 June 2006 - 10:57 AM

cant imagine theyd be too cheap aswell.

#28 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 13 June 2006 - 07:42 PM

updated rims:
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#29 nisskid

  • Joined:10-May 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:R32 4dr, C33 & A31

Posted 13 June 2006 - 08:13 PM

yes, i know, i need new suspension. althou there are benefits to driving a monster truck.

#30 ceffy_kid

  • Joined:14-June 06
  • Car:one that drives

Posted 14 June 2006 - 08:55 PM

for sure... scrapage!!!
nice work! the 4 door 32 are so much better than 2 door...





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