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Anfanee

Anfanee - R32 Gtr

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Anfanee    1,961

Hi Guys,

For a while i have been thinking about starting a thread, updating what i do to my GTR. As most of the performance stuff has already been done it will be pretty much all cosmetics.

So first things first. A bit of History.

Bought the car from a local guy here in Canberra.

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3 Months later my engine went Bang cause: Dirty fuel caused massive detonation. Cracking Piston #2, did a bloody good job of it (it was actually split in half). And the Piston rings had melted to the pistons. Obviously it had a very lard life.....Here is was the compression test:

1/15

2/0

3/25

4/125

5/90

6/50

9 Months later i had it back with my full forged bottom end and completely new fuel system. Here is what the engine looked like directly from the rebuild for the run in.

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When the car was being rebuilt i had a look at the turbos (looked almost brand new) and took the gamble to leave the stock ceramic turbos in as i love my response. heinsight is a wonderful thing. 500KM into the run in phase i spat the exhaust wheel from 1 of my turbos into my cat. Sigh. Ultimate tunes where kind enough not to charge me for the labour to install new turbos. Thanks again guys.

Decided to go with -7's to try to keep my response levels to where i like them whilst having a bit more power.

Kept going through the run in phase. On the way to work i lost an AFM. Back in it went. Again ultimate tunes didn't charge me at all for the AFM! Can't recommend them enough. Anyway after that it has pretty much been smooth sailing.

From there about 3 months after the run in and everything was smooth i decided to add a bit more. This time it went in for the following:

New catch can

Tomei Type B cams and adjustable cam gears

Full Painting of the head (Bayside Blue)

Z32 AFM.

Also put stock BOVs in as my ones where ATMOS and i hated them.

Since i had asked to replace the cams Adrian decided to pull the head off to make sure that everything was A OK with the engine. Since that was off i decided to pain the Plenumm as well. Here is how it came back to me:

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From there i decided to start to try out a few things. I managed to track down a set of Original stickers for my wheels (Took me 4 months of searching, 5 minutes for someone on SAU). Very happy i found these...

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Next came a bit of fiddling with the engine bay. Painted both the radiator overflow and the washer bottle:

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I also managed to track down a fuse box cover for $5 so i bought another one and pained that black as well.

Next i decided on a strut brace. I spent probably 2 months thinking about what strut brace. Was going to go a MINES strut brace but decided that i could not justify the extra $1000 over the HKS Kansai. So i went the Kansai, and at the same time i replaced my POD filter element with a blue one and bought a Nismo vision cover:

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Now we are pretty much up to date. But i still have so much more to do. Plans for the not too distant future:

HKS hard pipe kit

Koyorad 53mm radiator

Full braiding lines for the fuel system, catch can etc..

Re do interior with new dash, Nismo interior and other little bits and pieces

and as i go restore parts as i see fit.

I have literally just ordered another $200 worth to go in ASAP. So stay tuned....

If you have any feedback/Ideas input is welcome!

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Anfanee    1,961
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  • First update was what i did last night...

    Pulled off my Number plate lights and reverse lights and gave them a clean:

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    Noticed that both of my reverse lights now have cracks in them... Anyone know where i can get new replcements?

    Since i had the kit out i did my rear tail lights as well!

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    Exhaust a little bit of a polish, noted that one of the mounting brackets have come loose so ill pull it off in the next few weeks and re weld it.

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    And finally gave my number plate a bit of a scrub to top off the look. All these parts will be coming off next week again anyway so ill give them another clean then.

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    Anfanee    1,961
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  • Did the inner door cards. Credit goes to RBN1 for this idea. Loved it so much i had to do it. Subtle change that looks amazing!

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    Loving the look. I think that is all the CF i will put in the interior as i have other plans. More details to come in the next few weeks.

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    gtr judd    52

    I can't believe how good the CF pockets look, and yours turned out awesome. Its on my to do list.

    Lookin forward to the updates

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    Anfanee    1,961
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  • Thanks guys, Stuff is still in the mail. Was hoping for it to arrive on Friday but only some of it did. Trying to chase up some OEM parts that have broken. Looking for reverse lights (prefer brand new) and the rear speaker covers (Harder to track down than a clean hooker!).

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    Anfanee    1,961
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  • SAU wasteland to the rescue. Found Bran new Reverse lights and speaker covers. Ordered and should be here in a couple of weeks.

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    gtr judd    52

    How did you manage to find speaker covers? They are definitely hard to find?

    I have a set but they are dented.

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    Anfanee    1,961
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  • How did you manage to find speaker covers? They are definitely hard to find?

    I have a set but they are dented.

    Sourced directly from Nissan. Still waiting on a final price. Fingers crossed. I have been searching for like 6 months.

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    gtr judd    52

    Yea I have seen the posts every time someone is wrecking a GTR ;) hopefully the $$$ isnt too scary

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    Anfanee    1,961
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  • Yea I have seen the posts every time someone is wrecking a GTR ;) hopefully the $$$ isnt too scary

    $26 Each i believe. Will let you know when confirmed.

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    Anfanee    1,961
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  • Oh wow, is that from Japan or locally?

    From Japan

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    Chris32R    15

    P.S. Nice rims.

    They look very similar to the LMGT4s

    Good to see that you have found a good workshop that you are happy with. Half the problem with owning a performance car is taking it to a workshop which won't take you for a ride

    Good job

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    Anfanee    1,961
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  • Could you please post a part number, as I would like to get a pair too.

    CHeers :)

    2817401U11

    2817501U11

    ^^ For both. Still waiting on a reply to confirm those are the right ones as there was 2 different types made. Will confirm in the next two days.

    Comment so that I can keep track of this build. Nice work mate, keep it up

    Thanks Dan, Can't wait to see a build thread for your new purchase :woot:

    P.S. Nice rims.

    They look very similar to the LMGT4s

    Good to see that you have found a good workshop that you are happy with. Half the problem with owning a performance car is taking it to a workshop which won't take you for a ride

    Good job

    Yeah i was very lucky these were on the car when i got it. quite hard to track down now. They are basically the same as LMGT4's but slightly thicker and more aggressive.

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    Anfanee    1,961
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  • thicker and more aggressive :whistling:(jks)

    y u do dat =(

    Also Richard you will be glad to know that brakes are on the list.

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    Anfanee    1,961
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  • Can't get speaker covers. Dang namit. Still looking for a set..

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