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R32 Gtr Long Term Love, Now Project


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Yeah it’s the gktech one, the sleeves fit really well and fits onto the rack well. Haven’t put the suspension in yet 

awesome I tracked it at one point and it hadn’t moved and was going to head down and start asking what the hell 

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Had a bunch of stuff hydroblasted to make it look fresh when the engine goes back together

heres before

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and after 

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Hydroblasting is amazing!  I highly rate its results.  Makes stuff look new again.  Apart from my engine mounts I've never ended up using anything I had blasted but hey, it looks good in a box somewhere!

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On 18/10/2021 at 7:49 AM, r32-25t said:

Had a bunch of stuff hydroblasted to make it look fresh when the engine goes back together

heres before

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and after 

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Who did you use? I’m using Nigel from extreme fuel 

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On 18/10/2021 at 1:40 PM, Old man 32 GTR said:

Who did you use? I’m using Nigel from extreme fuel 

I can't remember who did it.  It was a few years ago now.  The guy was located in the inner Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne but he would travel around and pickup the parts.  

I was tempted to clear coat the stuff I had done to try and keep it looking that good for longer.

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I used hi octane coatings and then they were coated using clear ceramic coating to stop them from looking shit again 

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On 18/10/2021 at 5:16 PM, r32-25t said:

I used hi octane coatings and then they were coated using clear ceramic coating to stop them from looking shit again 

Ok, do they do Hydro blasting as well? 
clear ceramic coating would be nice and should last 

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On 18/10/2021 at 7:07 PM, r32-25t said:

Custom pistons have been ordered and should be 6-8 weeks away, hopefully have an engine before Xmas 

8 weeks puts us at December 18, sure you going to get a motor together by Christmas. 
think we should both aim to have the cars on the road by Christmas…2022! 😂😂😂

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On 18/10/21 at 8:21 PM, Old man 32 GTR said:

Ok, do they do Hydro blasting as well? 
clear ceramic coating would be nice and should last 

Yeah they do, they did the whole lot start to finish 

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On 18/10/21 at 8:23 PM, Old man 32 GTR said:

8 weeks puts us at December 18, sure you going to get a motor together by Christmas. 
think we should both aim to have the cars on the road by Christmas…2022! 😂😂😂

Shit I didn’t realize we were that close to Christmas!! ok maybe by February. I have a goal of when i would like it to be running by, I just have to wait and see if I can actually make it happen 

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Pulled the rear housing off the turbo because I swapped it with a mate who’s putting a 6466 into his gtr 

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damn those precisions that leak oil straight out of the box 

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