Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by qwerty66, Feb 7, 2008.
anyone here a car person
can anyone give me some info on the car
or if you own one, how is it?
isnt the skyline illegal in the us?
They were never offered in the states, well until now, with the Nissan GTR.
There was never a GTR43, There was a GTR 34 if thats what you meant. The older skylines came in rear wheel drive or all wheel drive. Very popular in drifting. Nissan even released a v-spec GTR which put a Ferrari Enzo to shame, but they only made like 150 of them.
what do u wanna know about the skylines?
skylines come with an rb26 engine, which is a 2.6 liter v6, both these cars can easily make 300hp, but the factory put them at 276hp
the only skyline that didnt come with a rb26 engine is the gtr r33, which comes with an rb25 engine
wasn't that the same hp it had in gran turismo?
yes and on grand turismo their hp for cars are pretty accurate for real lif cars also, but i didnt pull that hp reading from grand turismo
if u read car magazines and tuner magazines they give u this info. all the time
also that new GTR comin the US will be sick, a twin turbo 3.8 liter engine making out 480hp
I don't like the look of the new Skyline. I much prefer the R34 which is pretty much my dream car.
oh my friend is a gtr crazy and he imports gtr from japan and mods them he also sells conversion kits from r32 to bee racing r34 front bumper and all the other stuff that i don't get, something about HKS,TOMEI STROKER KITS blah blah blah and they are pretty cheap i guess cuz he "knows" people says him
and i am thinking about getting one of his modded gtr r32
yah he knows alot about skylines and i just got started to get into the skylines so still got alot to learn
is a 1989 skyline gtr
with 133,000kms on OEM cluster( what is OEM cluster?)
a good deal for $10,900 CAN?
cuz he has 3 other skylines and this one looks the best and i am jjust asking for second opions cuz people who tries to sell cars always say their cars are good
and here is the other specs that i have no idea what they mean
Auction Grade 3 car
133,000kms on OEM cluster
Timing Belt changed @ 80,000kms
Mismatched rims 17" Whites/Stockers
Large Catback with No resonator
HUGE 4" Intercooler (hks,
greddy or arc)
HKS BOV and pipe adaptor
HKS Mushroom Air filters
Apex'i Turbo Timer
Blitz Boost Controller
Blitz Water Temp
Greddy Profec Boost Controller
Greddy Oil Temp
Greddy Oil Pressure
Greddy TEMP datalink Unit
Nismo Rear spoiler Lip
TEIN Adj. Coilovers
Sounds very beefy.
DOT and insurance ready.
someone who is a car freak want to explain to me? lol thanks for help in advance
id say thats a good deal, alone id say he probably has about 5 grand of mods put into it
if he's already got a boost controller on it that means the cars making some pretty big power, which means he's messed around with the engine and turbo, which is why he upgraded the intercooler
OEM cluster is the factory nissan intrument cluster: fuel guage, the speedometer, oil pressure, rpm guage etc...
the suspension of the car doesnt seem to be too bad and he has all the gauges that a tuner car has so its definately a good deal
to clear up a few misconceptions first, skylines are not illegal, just not sold here. The engine did make over 300hp, but due to japanese emissions standards, nissan had to under-estimate the power in order to sell it. An OEM cluster i believe means that he has not touched the gauge 'cluster', meaning all the guages are stock and have not been reset or replaced. He seems to have put a lot of stuff to help with a car with a turbo (blow off valve aka BOV, and intercoolers as well as boost controller) but does not mention the turbo in the list. He lists like 3 different boost controllers/timers and i see no mention of what turbo he has in the car. It does seem like it may make some very good power though.
do u live in canada? because ur lucky to get that kinda car for that price and be able to drive it around there
yes i do
one of my friend is in the states
and is also wanting to buy a skyline
i think it's fine as long as the head lights are changed or soemthing like that
so any one here have a skyline?
how do you like it?
or anyone looking to buy a skyline and has alot of knowledge to share?
i dont know anything about cars but skylines are sick. i dont know about the mods though. what about ECU? and how did he map it
i don't know what that is
he doesn't keep the car he just import from japan and sell them here
he is keeping one r32 and doing a r34 conversion which is gonna make it look like the car from 2 fast 2 furious
ask him he will know. basically the ecu is like the cpu of a computer-it makes it so the car knows what car it is and what it can do. you can map the ecu differently so your car behaves differently. ie if you turbo your car you need to rewire the ecu so the car can recognize is now 'better' than before and take advantage of the change, in this case the turbo.
and as others pointed out, the car can do 300hp, but its not-because the ecu is set so it doesnt, even though teh engine is capable. hope that makes it clear.
i get it now...
lol are you interested in the skyline
too bad it's mine!:twisted:
he does have more than one tho
he said that its a MINES tune ECU
which is famous in japan.. but needs high octane to respond well in Canada.. japan uses 100 octane for standard tune.
lol nah. not to buy. would love to drive one for fun. i dont know anything about cars to own a skyline.
yah i don't know anything about a car but i guuess if he is selling it for a good price i guess i will buy it
thats a good ECU, also ask ur friend if he can override it for you, then you are able to max out your car without having a limiter on it
r34 all the way haha
got a friend with skyline... so jealous... so beefy
there are a couple of companies that import them here in the US. I forget the names of the companies right now but the cars are expensive. I was stationed in Japan though and saw quite a few skylines. I worked with a guy that stayed in Japan for awhile after he got out of the Marines and he bought a R33 (forget the year) for about $3500.
i think skylines are kinda like civics here. they are hugely popular for underground races
the R33 GTR and V-Spec came with RB26DETT.
the R33 GTS-T came with the RB25DET.
the R33 GTS came with the RB25DE.
alot of "hardcore" skyline fans would prefer the R32 GTR over the R34 GTR. then again, a decent R32 GTR would be 10+ years old.
what is that rb category thing? how do you decode it?
RB = Race Bred (Nissan naming thing)
RB26DETT = (R)ace (B)red, 2.6 litre, (D)ouble Twin cam, (E)lectronic fuel injection (T)win (T)urbo
RB25DET = 2.5 litre single turbo
RB25DE = 2.5 twin cam (non-turbo)
(there are also RB20 variants... but no RB20DETT)
ohhhhh sweet. thanks man.
anyone here drive a r32?
or have a buddy who does?
what kind of mod is need to make the car run better or look better?
you know if u want to just buy the car for 10k, then if u dont like it u can resell it for 30k to someone in the US
anyone looking for a used skyline gtr?
Although, I don't know much about the cars, I am originally from Japan, and I agree that the R32 was the most popular one for GT-R followers among all.
I couldn't find much, but something like below...still looks nice.
the guy just bought a skyline gts for 2,000 it was a write off from icbc and now he is stripping it down for parts to sell
Personally, I would much rather have a Nissa Silvia S15.
Hey LanEvo or anyone else...
What do you think of the 2008 LanEvo? I am thinking about test driving one.
GTR are so much cheaper and faster
1) Nissan Skylines are actually legal in the US. A company called Motorex has imported in roughly 200 skylines.
2) Infiniti has come out with a Skyline that is being sold in America. It is the Infiniti G35 or in Japan the Nissan Skyline 350GT.
3) Infiniti is Nissan!
4) Stop watching 2 Fast 2 Furious...
um.... it's called nissan r35
and gtr is faster and cheaper then evo
One of those plz
hey i hear the nex evolution X is nice, but as for performance wise its still not as nice as the evolution VIII and IX, tho i personally like the XIII, but back to the point, because of all the new features of the new X which makes it more luxurious, all these luxury things hinder the performance and add on weight, also the new X doesnt have the raw feeling of power and control as the VIII and IX
Please do not correct me if you do not know what you are talking about.
Just to correct one thing the rb26dett is a inline six and not a v6, and the cars are restricted to 276 because of some gentleman rule that japan had earlier.
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