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About hoodedreeper

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  • Birthday 08/22/1989

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  1. hoodedreeper

    I'm looking for an R34 Nismo S-Tune boot spoiler (spoiler blade, legs and bases) Will need it shipped to the UK
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    No major updates just yet, only more photos
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    Nothing happens for weeks and all of a sudden everything happens at once lol The new tyres for the Work wheels arrived and i didn't waste any time getting them mounted and fitted to the car. The front ride height is left untouched from the 17s, the rears were raised 20mm (its still veeeery close to the arch lip) I think playing it safe with the offset of 30 was a wise decision, it may not be the 'fitment' that kids nowadays wanna see, but i think its perfect Not long after purchasing the car, i already had a vision of what i'd like the car to look lilke. My very first car/project was a red Nissan Micra K11, one of the things i loved about that was the Nismo livery. That car taught me alot of cars in general especially thinking outside the box when it came to modifying. I knew the livery would work well on the R34 so it had to be done. A big thank you to Unique Signs & Graphics in Norwich for designing it all from scratch and for fitting it. These were also the guys who designed and fitted the HKS livery on my MX5 I also tried out some coloured smoke grenades, I'll be having another go at night at some point
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    I purchased them from a friend, but they're pretty shit to be honest. Fuel and Temp bulbs have stopped working,aswell as one in the climate control
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    With the bodywork being in mint condition (except the difference in colour on some panels due to the pearl) my attention would be under the bonnet. I can't afford a full forge build,top mount turbo etc so went for a cheaper route. I've been collecting parts for a couple of months and now I'm at a stage where i can post about it. Stock Turbo Stage 3 Hybrid (spec below) (Rebuilt by Universal Turbos) Genuine Gasket Set Apexi Power FC Z32 MAF R35 GTR 570cc Injectors Walbro 255 Fuel Pump Blitz FMIC NGK BKR7E Plugs Splitfire Coilpacks Competition Clutch Stage 2 (supplied by Conceptua Tuning) Lightened Flywheel Braided Clutch line Re-Profiled Compressor Cover T38 Compressor Wheel 360 Degree Thrust Bearing T3 Billet Backplate Modified T3 Bearing Housing Modified Hi-Temp Turbine End Piston Ring Seal T38 Turbine Wheel Re-Profiled Turbine Housing Ported Wastegate and Larger Poppet Valve 1 Bar Actuator Up-Rated Actuator Bracket My aim is 400hp,would be over the moon if it was more I also have a Tomei turbo elbow on order through Nengun Performance
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    In August I ordered a new set of wheels, I wanted a set of these for the MX5 but they don't make them wide enough in a 15. So i'm very happy to be able to have a set on the Skyline Choosing a wheel design was difficult enough, let alone deciding which fitment to get. I decided on 18x8.5 ET30 and 18x9.5 ET30, playing it safe due to the arches are original and mint, would be a shame to ruin them because of the offset being lower. I believe Nismo recommend this fitment for the GTT, so that was some reassurance Colour choice was also another challenge, the current bronze wheels look awesome against the pearl white and I had my head set on that. But then i saw the GT Silver was an option and well....you can see from the photos that i made the right decision (or did i?) This is one of the rear wheels to help show the concave, the fronts are alot more straight spoked due to the width I wont be getting tyres for a couple of months, show seaon is over here in the UK and the car won't be driven much when the salt starts to be spread in the coming months.
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    Not much has been happening and i didn't want to just post single photos. Finally got the Altia bumper painted and fitted, along with some clear indicator units and chrome bulbs. Its transformed the front end and looks alot better! I'm glad i decided to colour code the centre bar and not left it black. The factory ceramic turbo doesn't like a bar of boost, most say around 11-12psi max is safe. After some research i decided to go for a Greddy Profec OLED boost controller to up the current boost a tad. Also hoping it'll come into boost smoother as its a little bit 'choppy'. I didn't like the mount that's supplied so decided to make something. I started off with making a blank for the ash tray I wanted a flush look and have it removable if there was ever a problem or i didn't like it. We recently had some new magnetic phone holders come in at work so I decided to use one for the mount. I cut the ball & socket mounting off and was left with just the magnetic pad. And stuck the other half of the magnet on the back of the controller With the hole drilled for the wiring it was ready to be 'test fitted'. I originally fitted a wiring grommet but I didn't take into consideration that it protruded above the surface, so scrapped that idea To make it secure onto the trim i used two small screws in the top corners. Double sided tape would have made it look cleaner, but I didn't want it coming off while i'm driving. With it refitted it doesn't look too out of place in the cabin, quite pleased with the result! I've also fitted and wired up the AEM gauges from the MX5. I just need to fit the oil sandwich plate and sensor along with getting a boss welded into the exhaust for the AFR gauge.
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    Its been fitted for a couple of weeks, but waiting on some other things to make a worth while update
  9. hoodedreeper

    Totally transformed the interior, its a shame a leather/half leather interior wasn't an optional extra. Any plans for the rear seat/bench?
  10. hoodedreeper

    Liking the new seats! Are they from another car or a branded seat?
  11. hoodedreeper

    My second package from Japan had arrived, my replacement OEM steering wheel. This is fantastic condition compared to the one fitted to the car. The only problem was (and i didnt notice until i took the photos) was its actually from an Auto car, i didn't originally see the buttons in the advert on Yahoo Auctions,oops! Before After (before fitting) Replaced the dash cluster bulbs to LED, photos don't do them justice. Just need to get a front interior light bulb to complete the interior It was my birthday last Wednesday, my fiance very kindly purchased some LED tail lights and also purchased a personalised number plate along with my parents (i knew about the plates as i found it lol) Last Sunday i organised a photoshoot with some friends who have japanese cars, here are some of the solo photos i got of the GTT
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    Great work so far, its coming together nicely
  13. Hello, Would you ship the Power FC and Commander to the UK?