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What Engine Oil Should I Use In My Skyline?

Sean Morris posted on: May 13, 2020

  This seems to be a very common question in the Nissan Skyline world.  What engine oil is best for my car?  We have the OEM Nissan recommendations, which are all based on ambient temperature. As the ambient temperature changes, the recommended oil viscosity changes.  The ...

Nissan Skyline Clutch Pedal Adjustment

Sean Morris posted on: May 6, 2020

  Stock R32 push style clutch and flywheel weight Nissan Skyline clutch pedal adjustment.  If your clutch pedal picks up too low for you, or too high for you, you should first bleed the hydraulic clutch control.  If you are sure all the air is out, then you can adjust the ...

Video Option 0-300 km/hr Challenge GT-R

Sean Morris posted on: May 6, 2020

Tuner gathering Strongest GT-R 1on1 match 0-300km/h     Video Option runs these four Nissan GT-R in a 0-300 km/hr (186 mph) challenge in Japan on a hot day.  It was 1000 hp R35 vs 800 hp R32, 600 hp R32, and 600 hp R34.  Nothing too crazy in the grand scheme of GT-R's, i ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...