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racegtst

{Wa} Shaun's R33 Gts-T Track Car Build

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Hi all,

I am pleased to find that track car builds are now in the motorsport section. I have read a few over the weekend and have decided to make a build thread here as well. I will do this in a series of posts to make it easier for people to follow.

In short I have owned the car for a bout 4 years and will copy a my build thread from another forum to save time.

I bought the car about 4 years ago to use in the Speed Event Series, it got delayed by a dick head at a certain workshop. It is now proudly looked after by Andrew at Hyperdrive.

It was wingless when I got it but now has a white bootlid with GTR copy wing.

Mods so far are:

Standard RB25 (compression is a bit low on a few cylinders)

HKS 2835 Turbo

Sard 800cc injectors

Greddy Plenum

Yellow Jacket coil packs

3" turbo back exhaust

Wilkinson's Bilstein coilover

Cusco camber and caster rods

HKS boost controler

Nistune

Koyo radiator

High flowed standard exhaust manifold

P1 Racing rims running Toyo R888

Roll Cage Thanks to Tom at Racing Dynamics

Oil Cooler and remote oil filter kit

unknown brand FMIC

Oil Catch Can

Strut brace

Hicas Lock Kit

Fuel in tank Bosch 044

Velo Apex seat

There may be a bit more but I can't remember ATM.

Currently on Hyderdrive Dyno it is pushing 350 rwhp

My PB times at Wanneroo and Collie are:

Wanneroo Short: 57.209

Wanneroo Long: 1.06.6733

Collie: 51.3304

Anyway you are not here to listen tome dribble shit so onto the Pics:

When I first got it:

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Then added stickers to please the accountant:

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Thanks for posting up, I've moved it to the Build subsection

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Part 2.

Then i had a spin at the Collie hillclimb, I locked a left rear brake over some bumps and the speed recall i did have in the car recalled max speed at 207km/h and I did not hit anything.

This spin put the car off the road for most of last year for a cage install.

It scared the absolute crap out of me.

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Thanks for posting up, I've moved it to the Build subsection

Thanks

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Roll cage construction:

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Finished at and back home:

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Did make one mistake with the cross bar under the dash in that it now does not allow the standard cluster to be refitted.

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So we cleaned the interior to get rid of all the sticky stuff after dry iceing the sound deadenning stuff off even had the missus helping out.

Then we painted it:

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2 tone was a good idea in our heads but an absolute bastard to do.

The dash cut and covered in felt and door trims were made from that plastic sign flute material covered in felt. I am still running electric windows and mirrors.

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Using a ECUtech display unit for now until the budget allows for a proper dash with all the bells and whistles.

Then we fitted up some new DBA4000 rotors for the front with Ferado DS2500 pads all round. I cracked a left rear rotor in October last year on a 3 day event so all I could do at the time was fit up a pair of skimmed standard rear rotors that are still in the car for now.

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This is how is sits at the moment. Between business commitments, and building the million $ dream house the cars budget is a bit slim for the next 6 months or so.

Over the next month or so I will be fitting a fiberglass bonnet with flush mounted pins, battery cut off switch etc, relocating the battery to the floor behind the passenger seat and a few other little CAMS requirement stuff. Then it will be inspected for log book. One of the next big jobs is to lower the drivers seat as my head with the helmet on sits up in the bars a little bit too much for my liking.

Over here we have Street Cars which is a Sports Sedan with rules, more like a IPRA car without turbo restricter and does not have to have a dash. As the car is still road reg and in the Speed Event Series I do run it as a road registered car and until I get pinged it will remain registered.

The idea is for the car to do the Speed Event Series and a couple of club races each year. I do plan to add more power in the future but not much more and 400 to 430 rwhp to keep it reliable and cost effective and more importantly FUN.

It currently weights 1,325kg's with half a tank of fuel and no driver so there is still heaps of weight to go.

I will try and update in more detail from here on and welcome any feedback.

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Cool keep up the good work, how's the drivers seat after that spin, does it have a hole in it lol :woot:.

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Cool keep up the good work, how's the drivers seat after that spin, does it have a hole in it lol :woot:.

Thanks, no marks on the seat,a standard drivers seat is for sale.

The Velo has made a huge difference to feel in the car.

The seat fix is on a bit of a go slow at the moment as my mate who can weld is finding it a a bit hard to get some race car play time as his wife is due any day now with twins. Fun times ahead for him. I not looking to run it until mid Feb so we have plenty of time to sort the seat position out.

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Forgot to mention that is also has a Kaaz 2 way diff and is currently on Khumo V70A tyres.

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So it has been very hot in Perth all over Christmas and still is. I have been so lazy since the December sprint and have not done a thing other than buy a 2nd hand fiberglass bonnet that needs some TLC.

so today i decided with 3 weeks before the 1st event this year that I should start doing something. So will try and start cleaning up the bonnet and bought the following battery today.

So over the next week or so I will be putting the battery cutoff switch and external pull ring cut off switch, install the bonnet and the new light weight battery. It weighs 1.5kg.

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So on the weekend I decided to repair the fiberglass bonnet I picket up for $100 and see how it goes this weekend at the track. If it survives then i will fix the paint on the top.

I also relocated the battery with a Lithium one that weighs 1.5kg and removed the passenger seat as the car now has moved to outright in our Speed Event Series and does not need it for circuit duties later in the year.

The battery is solid in place. This will stay this way until after it is log booked. When I build the proper race engine the car will also get a full race car re wiring for more weight reduction.

Overall weigh saving this round = 29kg approx.

Underside of bonnet

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Top of Bonnet

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Battery relocation

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Track day tomorrow afternoon/evening.

Vids will follow.

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