Case Studies – My R33 Skyline


I had my Skyline imported back in 2008 as a parts car with the original intention of following Motorex’s guidelines in federalizing the vehicle. After just 3 hours the motor and transmission was installed and within 5 the car roared to life.

With a bevy of HKS parts, my Skyline belted out 365 at the rear wheels at 19psi on my DynoJet.

Unfortunately, plans and funds derailed my legalization process, and after careful inspection of the NHTSA guidelines, I took the car off the streets and now it’s a track-only race car.

  • Short Mods list :
  • RB25DET Series 1
  • OS Giken Triple Plate Clutch
  • HKS 3037S Turbo upgrade
  • HKS Intercooler Kit
  • HKS HyperMax Coilovers
  • Apexi Power FC
  • Fujistubo 3.5 inch catback

On to the eye candy :

My R33 fresh off the boat

Front shot with no motor or trans

Stock interior, with the Japanese Navigation that I could never understand

Driveshaft Tunnel

Motor and trans put together

Motor and transmission installed

JDM doo!

 

My 60mm DEFI Gauges

Yes, the radio and navigation were completely Japanese, no clue how to operate them lol

365 whp on 91 pisswater octane

Thanks for lookin!

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