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HIRISK

Pictures Of Your Engines / Engine Bays

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On 05/11/2016 at 6:29 PM, Terry_GT-R34 said:

R32 GT-R V-Spec II N1

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R33 GT-R V-Spec N1

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R34 GT-R V-Spec N1

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...as they are to-day.

 

C'mon guys! You do realise don't you that the thread says, "Engines / Engine Bays" Plural???

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On 11/8/2016 at 7:33 AM, Terry_GT-R34 said:

 

C'mon guys! You do realise don't you that the thread says, "Engines / Engine Bays" Plural???

Well you have 3 GTR's....

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2 hours ago, Terry_GT-R34 said:

Cube + Gtr > Plural

hahahahahahahhahahahaha

Let me go get a pic of the cubes engine bay at lunch time. 

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On 11/5/2016 at 8:29 PM, GTR-N1 said:

R32 GT-R V-Spec II N1

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R33 GT-R V-Spec N1

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R34 GT-R V-Spec N1

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...as they are to-day.

WTF you have 3 N1 GTRs?!?!?... my gawd lol

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2 hours ago, spudtatoe said:

WTF you have 3 N1 GTRs?!?!?... my gawd lol

Well Nathan, you have another Kiwi in Auckland that has 2. Lol

 

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Just a dodgy camera phone photo, but finishing off the carbon fibre engine dressings. Just need to give it a clean up. Has been a bit neglected lately. Need to wait for the cam covers to yellow a bit to match the coilpack and cam gear covers though

 

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