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Nissan Skyline GT-R Vspec and Vspec II R32

Sean Morris posted on: May 3, 2020

  R32 GT-R Vspec with Nismo ducts in the front bumper       Cars are funny, people are funny.  There are always those customers that want the "fully loaded", top model car, and nothing else will do for them.  Often they don't even understand what that t ...

Secrets of The Fastest Skyline GT-R Revealed - Plus Its Incredible Back Story

Sean Morris posted on: May 3, 2020

  This is a cool video from Andrew over at Motive DVD.  It shows the backstory of the Metro GT-R, the worlds quickest at 6.55@219 mph.  The amount of stock parts on this car is amazing. For all those people out there that want to change every piece of driveline and suspens ...

THE GT-R LOW MOUNT KING "TWOOGLE" - GT-R THROWBACK TO 2007

Sean Morris posted on: April 30, 2020

  Motive DVD has been uploading lots of old videos during the COVID-19 pandemic. This one is close to our hearts, a 9 second, twin undermanifold turbo R32 GT-R. Running 9.95@139 mph, it moved out pretty good.  Watch the daylight under the left front wheel at launch.  Big ...

Nismo Ducts For R32 GT-R : Why Are They Crooked? : N1 Intercooler Ducts

Sean Morris posted on: April 30, 2020

  Nismo intercooler ducts in an R32 GT-R #500       Nismo intercooler ducts for an R32 GT-R. The first car to get them, was the limited, homologation special version of the R32 GT-R, first sold in 1990.  They are often referred to as N1 ducts, as th ...

Why Does This Car Have Mismatched Seats? One Recaro. One Bride.

Sean Morris posted on: April 28, 2020

We get this question from customers about cars we are selling fairly often. Why does this car have mismatched seats?  Why does the drivers seat, have an aftermarket seat, and the passenger not? Why does it have a stock passenger seat? Normally the driver of the car is th ...

RB26 Iconic Nissan Powerplant - Special JDM Video Review with Gary & Taro

Sean Morris posted on: April 15, 2020

Gary and Taro talk about a couple of Japanese videos, the focus being RB26 powered.   Luckily we shot this right before the coronavirus lock down in LA. Gary and Taro watch YouTube videos on our favorite engine, the RB26 that powered the R32, R33 and R34 Nissan Skyline ...

How much does a Nissan Skyline engine weigh? RB26

Sean Morris posted on: April 7, 2020

The RB26 is a fairly large engine. It is an inline 6 cylinder, 86 mm bore, 73.7 mm stroke, iron block.  The block has a main cap girdle. Then you have a big aluminum head, and a cast oil pan, with the front differential in it.  On the cold side, you have a collector, 3 sets ...

Nissan Fiagaro Speedometer Removal and Replacement

Sean Morris posted on: March 23, 2020

The Figaro was introduced at the 1989 Tokyo Motor Show under the slogan "Back to the Future". The name references the title character in the play The Marriage of Figaro byPierre Beaumarchais.Based on the Nissan Micra, the Figaro was built at Aichi Machine Industry, a spec ...

12 Volt Battery Replacement for R33 and R34

Sean Morris posted on: March 10, 2020

  This R33 GT-R had a pretty serious fuel system, two Bosch 044 pumps, two big filters, a surge tank, three relays. Optima yellow top battery The R32 GT-R had the battery in the left front, in the R33 and then the R34 the battery was located in the trunk, ...

Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 Buyers Guide 1999-2002

Sean Morris posted on: March 4, 2020

The R34 version of the Nissan Skyline GT-R is the holy grail of Nissan Skylines for the Fast and Furious generation. There is a lot of bad and false information out there about them, so we will try and set forth some true information about these JDM icons.  What is the best ...