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  1. Ambius

    Hi guys newbie here, been lurking on this forum for a while now and finally decided to join, I'm up in the Whitsundays with a r34 Gt-V which I'm slowly restoring to decent condition before handing it off to my sister and upgrading to a gt-t
  2. 24dsx

    Hey everyone just wanted to say whats up. I am new to this forum as I have recently got my R34 Gtt. I will post some pics of the car and my build but Its currently running an Rb26/30 with the R33 gtst 5 speed.
  3. Ryan0543

    whaaaaattsssss up guys!!!!!!! so my r34 4door is part of a friends movie project for their studies. ive bought some gauges to put onto the car for shoots but am lost at the moment. i bought an exhaust temp and water temp gauges to hook up just cause they look nice haha. now its only going to be a temporary thing and they dont actually need to read anything, just illuminate if that makes sense. then ill take em out. but im wondering whats the best way to go about that??
  4. So live in New York, after banging my head against a keyboard trying to get any info out of the US forums I found you guys and gals. Even as a lurker I found you guys to be incredibly helpful. Also you seen to be much more willing to push the limits more. Current car is a 1990 R32 GTR 128 Km mod list includes: 94 RB26TT 94 Trans Stock turbos w/steel internals HKS intercooler and piping HKS BOV HKS intake Aftermaket Cam pullys Manuel Boost Controller N1 Oil Pump N1 Water Pump Exedy single clutch Nismo Downpipe ISR stainless steel test pipe Nismo Catback (I think its for a R33 it has the carbon fiber tip) Planned/considered mods: Nistune(already on its way) Make the damn Nismo exhaust loud Cams EBC? Injectors Coil pack Turbos R34 Trans The Moon Would love some advice on any of the above mods or any things you think i should do first, especially the EBC and coil packs. Currently looking to get 4-450 whp with the current set up with an overall goal for now is to get to somewhere in the range of 550-600 whp maybe 700 if I'm feeling frisky. Only real issue with the car so far is that it keep over boosting to the point that I can go 3/4 throttle without it spiking to 20 psi (feels amazing/scares the hell out of me). Look forward to hearing what you guys have to say and can't wait to build this machine.
  5. Hello everyone! After stupidly having my Gt-r sitting in the garage doing nothing for about 2-3 years I’ve tried to give it a run. I changed the oil and oil filter and tried turning it over with no success (surprise surprise). My battery is fine and it’s got fresh fuel. As I turn it over I don’t get any oil pressure on the gauge, is that expected? Will I only get pressure once it starts? Bit of a noob tbh. I’ve read that the gtr oil pressure sensors are dodge city, could that be stopping it from starting? Im going to check for spark but I’m worried it’s full of sludge. Can anyone point me in the direction of a good mechanic in Sydney’s south? Thanks!
  6. bdubzillah

    Hi to all members.... I have no idea what I am doing atm. I have never been on a forum before for anything, but I am very aware of the info and general advice and opinions I can get on this type of platform. I am keen to purchase a r32, and whether it be a gtst , or an gts4... As I get more cash down the track, a gtr would be nice too.... As I will be looking at cars wanting to purchase, I was wondering what are common things to look for in regards to wear n tear, warning signs and anything like that.... Please leave a comment and thankyou for the add!!
  7. Taha

    Hi

    Hi everyone was just seeing if anyone has and pte 6466 1/4 mile time slips
  8. deckpaint

    Hey everyone, I don't yet own a skyline but I'm wanting to learn everything I can before I make my first purchase. I'm still on P-plates (in qld, AU) so I'm waiting until I'm on opens to have more freedom to pick my car. I'm looking to get an r32 or r33 (however more towards r33) gts-t skyline but have no clue where to start looking/researching etc. So yeah
  9. Hi all, have a r32 GTR. Joined the forum to learn about the car from the people that know them best. Have a few questions that needs answers, more posts to follow! Thanks in advance.
  10. hoodedreeper

    Hello! My name is Chris I'm from the UK and I collected my R34 GTT Facelift a couple of weeks ago Its stock except air filter,exhaust and audio. I'll start a build thread and go into more detail there.
  11. Hey Guys, incredibly new to owning a turbo/import as well as not very knowledgeable at all mechanically. Picked up a R33 GTST a week ago. Driving last night I excellerated (not flat but still a bit) and there was a loud pop followed by the engine shutting off. I didn’t notice any smoke etc. left the car to sit for a few minutes and started it. Ran rough for the first start then quickly went back to a standard idle and ran well at low RPM. Nersed it home without hitting 0.00 bar. But if you try to excellerate more the it will not go at all over 0.00. Thinking it could have been a pipe that’s blown off, but a quick look at all the intercooler pipes look tight and okay. In saying this I haven’t taken off any covers etc of anything else. Engine wise car has few small modifications such as larger front mount, turbosmart E-boost street controller, different BOV, 3” Dump pipe and full exhaust, 200kw dyno time and has been really well taken care off service wise. is it likely I have blown the stock turbo? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
  12. Hey Guys, My name is Niroo and I am a 21 year old kid currently studying full time in Melbourne. I plan on purchasing a Silver Spec 2 R33 GTST. If I can't find a clean car with reasonable KMs on the cheap over here, I might have to start saving up to import a clean car down. But till then going to start saving! Feel free to leave any advise or tips you have for me, have a great one! 😀
  13. Soon To Be Proud R33 Owner Hi all, my name is Erin. Currently living south of Perth I am looking to buy my first skyline in the near future and do some mods and get right into working on cars. My dream JDM has always been the R33 Skyline so I'm keen to get straight into it as soon as possible and bring my baby to life - starting with the basics and building my skills and expereince before moving onto more complicated mods and builds! I'm posting here in search of any basic beginner mods to start with and even just pics of your mods and skylines so you can all show off your pride-and-joys!! I look forward to seeing all the beauties you guys have - Thanks in Advance!!
  14. mykefermin

    Hello New here! :D Hi All, My name is Mike, I'm from Philippines. I just bought a non-running 1994 r32 GTR and looking to have it restored to its full glory. I'm looking for some parts and maybe help in figuring out how me and my mechanic can restore it back. And maybe I can also help you guys source some parts as well
  15. BlackLine33

    Hi guys I've had my skyline close to 3 months now and so far i'm enjoying it. It's my second car and only turbo i've owned. 130k kms on the clock but who knows if this is true everything stock apart from turbo back exhaust and apexi coilovers. Looking to do a few performance mods over the months. Hoping to join the NSW crew soon
  16. Gday lads and ladies, I've just recently Purchased my absolute dream car, Skyline R33.. obviously like most of us I'd love to own a GTR but atm with the cost of them sky rocketing,and simply the GTR tax as we are all very well aware of, I have chosen a GTST.. and couldn't be happier. After doing some research into what the GTST is, and the history behind them, I have fallen deeper in love, and found a new respect for what a young stupid self thought was a cheap GTR.. idiot I am I know.. Anyway I have recently found out through the reading of Forums that I have some how managed to purchase a former If not current SAU forum members R33 since his ownership I think she has gone through some rough hands and hasnt been treated as kindly as in the past, however she's in good hands now and I'm looking forward to dumping ALOT of money into her and sharing my journey with you all along the way. Cheers guys Regards Willyboy
  17. Newbie from across the pond Hi all, I'm Nishan from South Africa. I know this is an Australian forum but it seems you guys are in the know on the Skylines and it's extremely difficult to find anyone here in SA that knows them well. I've just got myself a 95 R33 GTS. I've always wanted the GTR but after getting the GTS I'm satisfied. Just the sound of the RB25 puts a smile on my face. Current mods include: Milltek exhaust, button clutch, manual boost controller (i think its referred to as a bleed valve?) coilovers and 18" mags The car seems healthy other than: - clutch master cylinder needs to be refurbed - small coolant leak. I have yet to locate this and resolve. - there is some weird noise at times. Its difficult to explain. I'm assuming its the power steering pump/system. Will flush and replace the fluid. Any suggestions on how to to this and what fluid to use? Other than that my to-do list includes: - machine polish the body as it has lost some of its lustre - oil service - coolant flush and replace (will do when i'm repairing the leak) - replace diff oil - replace gearbox oil - replace fuel filter - remove the super dark window tint and replace with a light grey/black - check and clean spark plugs - check and clean brake system - chassis clean - grease axle, U-Joints etc. - engine bay cleanup and tidy - polish intake manifold - strip and clean entire air intake system including ISCV, MAF etc. I'm a big fan of preventative maintenance. Is there anything else that I should be giving attention to?
  18. Hi everybody! I am not here in the forums very often, and I have a hard time finding the answer to my question, but might I ask it here? What engine parts are specific and designated ONLY to an RHD R32? I am currently listing parts for an R32 GT-R project, and I just want to know if the parts I listed are compatible with an LHD R32. Some of you might be shocked to why I have to say "LHD"; but to clear things up, my country doesn't allow RHD cars to be driven on public roads. Philippines is strict with LHD cars only. Please help me, I am so deep in the list already, I even chose parts off plenty other options. And I want to know if it's still worth listing down parts. The parts I'm asking about include anything in the engine; maybe manifolds, downpipes, exhausts, radiators, anything! Please help me take note of them. I am looking over parts from JDM aftermarket manufacturers including TOMEI, HKS, and many others. I hope for meaty replies Thanks in advance! P.S I attached the list I've ever so worked hard on, hopefully you can tell me which parts are only for RHD Options.txt
  19. Hey everyone my names kyle im from Newcastle, NSW just got my first skyline. Its a s1 R33 gts25t .. pretty rough. Got a few bolt on go fast bits. I swapped an unfinished ae86 project for it with September rego. Haha keen to know everyone
  20. zirbmail

    New Here Introduction Hi Im liam posted in ere a while back been snooping on this page for a long time I use to own a r34 GTV now own a r34 GTT. Cheers
  21. o3skyline35

    Howz it... Hello all! Signing in from Texas, USA... love skyline! first cars that took my eye at an early age was the Datsun z series and as I got a little older found my love to the z32 and then the skylines from new to old. I like the 90s but the 70s and 80s really have an odd impact on how I envision my cpv35det could and should've been optioned. well maybe not then it wouldn't be as fun for me and this long road. I've had this car since 2005. I currently drive a 2003 g35 coupe 6mt, but I have gathered as much JDM items between interior, exterior, electronics I've gotten myself to a point I'm needing harnesses to make certain components to function, or making it work lol. That is actually the reason I am even here on the forum, i'm looking for instructions for the JDM Buttons on the navi. I'm not the pretty car that out shines the rest, i'm the car in the corner or off to the side you secretly keep you eye on to see what it does. so Hi all... I'm here for knowledge, questions and hopefully can contribute to some degree or another. I would load some photos but I am on a laptop I rarely use as my phone is dead at he moment. -Axel
  22. MissGTR34

    MissGTR34 intro Hey just doing my intro, Erin from melbourne GTR34 white XEY483 So hey, ive only had my gtr for 9months still loving every second of it. Looking forward to reading some handy info and help when i need it CHEERS! -Erin
  23. Greetings from Tbilisi, Georgia Hello everyone, my name is Tornike, I'm from Tbilisi, Georgia and I drive 1996 R33 gts25t 4 door. It is my first and only car(for now), it's daily driven and is basically in factory condition, except Nismo 3 inch catback exhaust, HKS hi flow intake and HKS grounding kit.
  24. Hey Guys, Been a member here for a year or so - when I was hunting around some information on R32's, SAU was the obvious choice to expand my knowledge. I am coming to this automotive realm from the happy, innocent and quite often sheltered life of Honda's. One of those things you don't realise how 'retarded' your car views have become until you step away. I will say however owning Honda's has made me appreciate even the slightest increase in power, and at the same time I've become fastidious with cleaning, maintaining and adoring even the most basic of cars. So to bring this thread to the present, I have decided to take a plunge out of the unknown and begin my love and adoration for GTR's, in particular the R32. I have always planned on owning one, but to be honest I thought at the age of 24, this would still be a couple years off. Thankfully, Ive returned from O/S with some experiences and cash still in the back pocket. In particular, I am looking for a very clean, mostly original, and tight R32 GTR V-Spec. Something a little special that I can hold onto and cheerish till my children can then appreciate a fine 'group a' inspired production car. Please let me know if you are aware of any vehicle that meets this very broad description, very keen to start my journey. Thanks for having a read Ben Here is just a little picture of my daily, which I sold before leaving for Canada last year
  25. Hey All , my name is John and I'm 30 in a month , ive owned a few turbo cars through my ealier days including a Evo3 mock up 1.8ltr turbo GSR and an xr6T ute. I grew up loving cars thanks Dad haha and since watching the second fast and furious i have wanted a skyline ... So here I am 12 years later and finally take the plunge to get a skyline, I have just purchased an R33 GTST from a forum member and I'm looking forward to getting amoungst the SAU family. As i said I am completely fresh in terms of skylines and I'm sure I'll be asking plenty of questions, so if they come across stupid please cut me some slack haha. What are the best recommendations for a newbie in terms of must dos?