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Maintenance Requirements for an R33 GT-R : Oil Change, Filters, Fluids

Sean Morris Posted on May 14, 2020

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The 1995-1998 R33 Nissan Skyline share lots of parts with other Nissans. Many of the suppliers are the same, and the parts have similar replacement cycles.  Here is some information on the service intervals for the R33 version of the Nissan Skyline GT-R with an RB26dett. 

Maintenance Requirements for RB26DETT/ R33

Air filter element

Fram CA4309
K&N 33-2031-2

Every 36,000 miles

Oil

A 10-30 , 15-50 - 10-60 depending on ambient temperatures

3,000 miles or 6 months

Oil Filter

OEM 15208-60U00  
OEM R32  AY100-NS007 
K & N HP-2008 
MOBIL M1-208 
WIX 51361 
OEM(R34, smaller filter) 15208-9E000

Every 3,000 miles

Spark Plugs

NGK PFR6A-11
BCPR7EIX (one heat range colder iridium)

K plugs are 2.5 mm shorter than C plugs

Every 60,000 miles

Timing Belt

OEM 13028-20P25
Tensioner- 13070-42L00
Idler- 13074-58S00
Tensioner Spring- 13072-58S10

Water Pump - 21010-21U26

N1 Water Pump - 21010-24U27

Oil Seal- Camshaft (x2) 13042-16V00
Oil Seal - Crankshaft Front - 13510-19V00



Every 60,000 miles

Suspension ball joint grease

Grease

Every 72,000 miles or 4 years

Manual transmission fluid

GL-4 75 –90
OR Redline Shockproof Heavy (we recommend for a hard run transmission)

Every 60,000 miles or 2 years

Differential Fluid - Front

GL-5 85W-90 or Shockproof Heavy
Front diff fill plug - 00931-2121A  .   Front diff drain plug (has a magnet)  32103-01A01

Every 60,000 miles or 2 years

- Center

Nissan Automatic Fluid D

Every 60,000 miles or 2 years

- Rear

LSD GL-5 80W-90 or Shockproof Heavy and LSD additive

Every 60,000 miles or 2 years

Fuel Filter

OEM 16400-72L00, 16400-72L05, 16400-72L15
Purolator F44663 same as 1996 Infiniti J30

Every 15,000 miles

Wiper Blades

Right Front
Left Front
Rear

xx inches
xx inches
xx inches

Radiator Cap

OEM – 21430-4B700

 

Brake Pads- Front

41060-12U87  OEM
FMSI D960
HB181

As required

- Rear

44060-12U87 
FMSI D961
HB180

As required

Brake Rotor - Front

324mm x 30 mm

As required

Rear 300mm x 22 mm

As required

Power Steering belt

AC belt

Alt/ WP /Fan 

4PK 969

4PK 910

4PK 875

4PK= 4 rib 
969= 969mm

 

 

 

Engine Lubrication and Cooling Fluid Capacities for R33 Nissan Skyline

Engine Oil Capacity (quarts)

ItemRB20E/RB25DERB25DETRB26DETT
H Level 4.2 4.3 4.8
L Level 3.2 3.5 3.7
Oil and Filter Change ~ 4.4 ~4.8 ~4.9

 

Coolant Capactiy (liters)

RB20/RB25DE/RB25DETRB26DETT
Capacity ~9 ~9.2

 

Engine Oil Pressure(kg/cm2, psi)

RPMIdling20006000
RB20E ~1.0, 14 ~3.8,54 ~4.8,68
RB25DE ~1.0, 14 ~3.3,47 ~5.3,75
RB25DET ~1.0, 14 ~3.5,50 ~5.6,85
RB26DETT ~1.5, 21 ~3.0,43 ~4.6,65



GT-R Alignment Specifications

 

 

BNR34

BCNR33

BNR32

Front Camber

- 0deg 50’  +/-45’

- 0deg 50’  +/-45’

- 0deg 55’  +/-45’

Front Caster

3deg 55’ +/- 45 ‘

3deg 55’ +/- 45 ‘

3deg 40’ +/- 45 ‘

Front Toe (mm)

2~1

0~2

1 +/- 1

Front Kingpin

15deg 20’ +/-45’

15deg 20’ +/-45’

15deg 25 +/-45’

 

 

 

 

Rear Camber

-1deg 15’ +/-30’

-1deg 05’+/-45’

-1deg 05’ +/-30’

Rear Toe (mm)

4~0

0~5.2

2 +/-2

 



 

 

 

Car

R32 GT-R (early)

R33 GT-R (normal)

R34 GT-R (normal)

R35 GT-R (early)

Length

4545 mm (178.9 in)

4675 mm (184.1 in)

4600 mm (181.1 in)

4650 mm (183.1 in)

Width

1755 mm (69.1 in)

1780 mm (70.1 in)

1785 mm (70.3)

1900 mm (74.9 in)

Height

1340 mm (52.8 in)

1360 mm (53.5 in)

1360 mm (53.5 in)

1370 mm (54 in)

Weight

1480 kg (3265 lbs)

1530 kg (3373 lbs)

1540 kg (3395 lbs)

1737 kg (3829 lbs)

Wheelbase

2615 mm (103 in)

2720 mm (107.1 in)

2665 mm(104.9 in)

2780 mm (109.4 in)

Front track

1480 mm (58.3 in)

1480 mm (58.3 in)

1480 mm (58.3 in)

1590 mm (62.9 in)

Rear track

1480 mm (58.3 in)

1480 mm (58.3 in)

1490 mm (58.7 in)

1600 mm (63 in)


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