Greetings from Canada. I recently got this Skyline and am on a couple forums, and thought i would join this one in hopes of reading other cool builds, finding cool parts and learning as much as i can about this car
Here is My Story haha:D
Up until this past december i had been ripping around in a '90 240sx with all the basics, SR, Coils, SSR/ Diamond racing wheels.
it started off like this
then quickly transformed into this: SR swap, FMIC, SSR Type C's and dumped on megan street coilovers.
Then the drifting bug hit me, I started going to track days and really having fun with the car. I bought a bucket and some spare sets of steelies and started really having a blast.
Added some oem aero and a wangan wing, Certifying the car for 300km/h+ highway runs down the 401
At this point, Summer 2010, i graduated and got my degree in industrial design. I took a break from design and spent the better part of the summer working for Marketing for GM. I was givin the opportunity to drive celebs for the toronto Film Festival. The S13 got parked for a week and exchanged for a CTS Wagon
It was a REAL treat to trade the slammed, 20 yr old 240 for a 2011 rwd caddy
And this was my office for the next couple of weeks.
had to give it back unfortunately, it was the perfect daily.
Came across a set of diamond racing wheels, buddy wanted a straight trade for my shitty sized type C's, thought id give em a go. I totally regret the trade now. but live and learn. The diamonds were pretty aggressive 16x10+0 front and 16x10-12 rear with a 205 50 on them. I admit it looked pretty cool parked, but drove like ****.
Since I was offered by the Marketing Team to go on the release team for the Chevy Volt. So i parked the car for another 6 weeks, packed my bags and headed for Cali.
This was my car for the next 6 weeks. Techno-tronic.
My job was to tell salesmen about the cars and then do a quick comparison between the Volt and the current leading eco car the Prius.
No comparison at all. but we did have alot of fun Flying around and "autocrossing" the eco cars on our "breaks"
The 6 week tour took me from San Francisco, To LA (quick stop at the Final FD round at irwandale) Then to austin texas. At this point i got bored of flying, and opted to go with the Truck Driver for the next Leg, Austin Tx to Washington DC , in 2 days. It was amazing to see the country. We then finished up in NYC.
Got back To canada just in time for winter..... Joy.
After living it up in the states all fall, I had a bit of spare cash and The S13 either needed money dumped into it, or it was time to move on.
It was a hard choice as it was my first car.... I landed a New job in product design, so i decided to splurge.
+++++ENTER SKYLINE+++++ DEC 2010
Picked a 93 GTS-T from a good friend as he was moving out west to British Colombia.
Came pretty much stock, 143xxx kms
1.5 nismo diff
Greddy/ Trust boost controller.
Greddy Boost Gauge.
Kei Office Coilovers.
and some other little Things
First picture, Also the worst picture ever haha.
Got it towed home and washed.
Then played with my girlfriends good camera.
***** Yea i have nawwws
IT TOOK ME 4 LONG MONTHS TO GET INSURANCE AND JUMP THROUGH EVERY EFFING HOOP AT THE MTO
in that time my first product hit the market. Haha its called the Tanda ZAP, its a light therapy device which uses a specific wavelength of light to kill acne causing bacteria. theyre on sale in shoppers drug mart and Sephora cosmetic store. Its pretty neat seeing something you designed go into mass production. My GF found the Ad in her cosmo magazine.
Springtime means time to get the car ready for summer and start having fun. I was getting the car ready for bings meet this past may when i came across a little problem....Yea it was split right through.
Picked up some new HSD;s problem solved.
Car got DE-Winged and got somewhat stanced
The rims are Nismo NS5r's 17x9.5+ 25 and fit pretty decently.
Scabbed some N1/gts-t non projector lights from my buddys skyline clip lucky me
The car then got certified for 300 km/h again thanks to the wangan/ drag wing i picked up from a close friend over here.
This last picture was taken from someones cscs album, to bad my cars filthy