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r30 skyline gtx

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Wait, after reading your posts, this is a VQ30 with the VR38 head, is that right? I'd still love a build thread if you have one?

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Hi, It is a VQ30DET complete motor with a modified VQ35 lower intake that I milled down. I then 3D printed an adaptor manifold from the VQ35 to the VR38 upper intake and got it welded together. Stupid, I know, but I did not like the VQ30DET's look.

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I do not really have a detailed thread. I do have on on Japanese nostalgic cars under "it all starts with an itch". As for Instagram, no I don't. I am to "old" for that :P

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Looking good.  I see the last question you asked on the other forums was about controlling those throttles, I'm using the same throttles but haven't got an ECU yet, I know link thunder and the new super expensive Haltech will do it.  Have you found any other options?  Not many ECUS can drive 2x DBW throttles that aren't insanely expensive.

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Yeah, the throttles are a headache. I do have a Haltech 750 and yes, I think the Link Thunder is the way to go. I was trying to use a Honda 2003 Accord cable to DBW setup to keep the cable feel, but after wasting more money on a controller, decided to go for 2 Sard cable throttle bodies (Mitsubishi 4G13 62mm is a direct bolt on). I still have to see how neat it would look as I do have to run a 45 degree aluminium bend from the intake down. I don't think I will get a lot of money for the Haltech so at this stage cable is the way forward.

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I'll be keen to see what you come up with, I bought 2x 300zx throttles and using the rod they come with to connect them, all I had to do was slightly extend it.  In that case the throttles would have to be parallel though and it just didn't fit my build so I eventually eventually decided to keep the DBW setup.. now to stomach the link thunder cost.

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