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jaysevu

R32 For sale

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R32 For sale

Hi guys, ive been looking to buy a 32gtr for a while now.. I'm in Victoria but I have found one interstate that id like to look into a little more. Just wondering if anyone has already inspected the car or has some extra info on it. This is the car in question

https://www.carsales.com.au/dealer/details/Nissan-Skyline-1993/OAG-AD-13122446/?Cr=4

 

cheers :) 

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I haven't inspected it :(

However it looks genuine in the photos presented.

A few things have been added to it other than the exhaust.

Handbrake boot, aftermarket head unit, front shocks, strut brace, floor matts - nothing of importance really.

I like that it has the OEM wind deflectors, the c-pillar internal trims are intact.

Worth looking at.

$49k asking price I suppose is pretty good with the way 32's are going up in value over the last 12months.

One thing gets my goat in the description "neck breaking acceleration". If you've driven an OEM 32 it's stretch to describe it like that. Just the linear way in which they accelerate negates "neck breaking acceleration".

Would you drive it or park it is the question ;)

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Heartbeat cars seem to target the lower mileage grade 4 cars.

I haven't seen the car but in the pictures it does look quite tidy.

I've looked at a few cars they have sold, some good some not so good.

It's advertised as having books and all relevant export documentation which is a must.

I think it has coilovers plus the other mods mentioned in the ad.

If you can negotiate a deal as closer to $45K you are doing well.

If you buy it, make sure you get them to bend the rules a bit and overlook the side guard blinkers in the compliancing .

When fitted aftermarket, they are really an eyesore and are rarely aligned to the GT badge.

Anyway, on face value, a nice car!

Bob.

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Thanks for the info guys.. I did notice the suspension had been changed .. It has Ohlin shocks.

I guess that's just your typical salesmen talk sinista haha.. I haven't actually driven a stock one but yeah I cant imagine they'd be too quick. My plan would likely be to drive it.. I drive maybe 20km's a day so it would definitely be bought to enjoy until its eligible for REC REG atleast.

As you mentioned Bob its a grade 4 and does look to be in pretty good condition. I was assuming the compliancing would already be done but yeah thankfully they have left the side blinkers off. I imported a 32gtr a few years back and they left them off then thankfully.. they look terrible.

Preferably I want a white 32 so if you guys know of any please let me know but this looks to be worth a look.

 

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Your right - compliance was done Dec 2016.

Can't go past Ohlin shocks :thumbsup:

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Condition of the inlet manifold worries me.  Just about everything else looks tip top.  Matching numbers?

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true - djr81

Plenum zoomed in

Black paint brushed off or ??

 

Plenum.PNG

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27 minutes ago, Sinista32 said:

true - djr81

Plenum zoomed in

Black paint brushed off or ??

 

Plenum.PNG

Hit with a high pressure sprayer!

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Why does it worry you djr81? From what I've seen they have all got paint flaking regardless off km's or have been resprayed at some stage?

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I think Heartbeat have a White R32 V-spec for sale as well for $52k ??

I spoke to Heartbeat yesterday, obviously talks a bit of rubbish like all used car salesman but seemed ok to me.

I'm currently looking as well for an R32 but seems anything imported now is going to have something that requires fixing given age. km's etc and for the prices they are fetching its hard take that you may have to spend $$$ straight up when your already paying 40K plus

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13 hours ago, jaysevu said:

Why does it worry you djr81? From what I've seen they have all got paint flaking regardless off km's or have been resprayed at some stage?

There are a number of telltales for high kms.  I am not saying they apply to this car.  But they usually are warn seat, warn steering wheel, warn leather boots and paint off the plenum. As I said the car looks tip top but I would ask the bloke in the white leather shoes to see if he has an explanation.

The plenum paint is known to flake off anyway so isn't a reliable indicator.  It just stands out on such a tidy car is all. 

It may well be someone has had a go at removing it after a small amount flaked off.

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Skyrocketing prices, love it.

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Heartbeat had that V Spec 2 for 45-47k on facebook (cant remember exact price) and it was listed as sold in a few hours. Then it got listed again for 51.5k. This was a few months ago

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36 minutes ago, 21PC said:

Heartbeat had that V Spec 2 for 45-47k on facebook (cant remember exact price) and it was listed as sold in a few hours. Then it got listed again for 51.5k. This was a few months ago

maybe a poor attempt to jack up prices

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I got my car from a guy who purchased his car off HeartBeat cars. Whilst I don't have any personal experience with them directly, the car speaks for itself and its immaculate, clean, straight rails, no rust etc etc.

I've been keeping a keen eye on prices and whilst good examples are pricey...at the end of the day you usually pay for what you get.

A R32 Vspec II with 50k kms on the clock for $30k AUD landed...is well quite frankly almost too good to be true.

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That is too good to be true. The yanks are already looking at 93/94 mods and storing them in Japan.

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On 16/03/2017 at 8:48 PM, Sinista32 said:

Your right - compliance was done Dec 2016.

Can't go past Ohlin shocks

Yeah unless they are stuffed like the ones that were in my car when i got it :12_slight_smile:

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What are people thoughts on a grade RA imports?

I was also considering a tidy example from Heartbear car - https://www.carsales.com.au/dealer/details/Nissan-Skyline-1994/OAG-AD-14565738/?Cr=3

I have received the de-registration papers to verify kilometers and the auction papers but was a little concerned spending up being on a grade RA.

What are peoples thoughts?

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Not for 50k

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I thought you couldn't compile R grades in Australia.

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