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In the golden age of now, it is more than obvious that the BCNR33 is the ultimate race-bred chassis out of the lineage.

Whilst the BNR34 commands a higher price, the reality is upon its debut in Super Taikyu racing it quickly fell behind and was then replaced by the faster older BCNR33 chassis'.

The design & wheelbase of the BCNR33 relates to it's superlative & brutal performance. This reality meant Nissan focused on 'improving control at the limit' for the BNR34, to help the everyday driver which essentially made it a slower car and why a new Nurburgring lap time was never set.

Not only did the BCNR33 make history at the Nurburgring, it terrorised Le Mans knocking coming in 5th in Class & 10th overall. We all know how restricted the R33 was in both of these events, so the fact it left 911's, NSX's, F40's and Mclaren F1's behind is simply amazing.

As we all know, by now most BCNR33's have fell victim to accident damage &/or structural rust particularly in Japan & the UK. Just about every example I looked at in Japan in Grade 4 condition had structural rust through seams and on the underbody. For a long time they were swept under the rug and unappreciated, so this is no suprise.

Thus it's important that for those of us with an immaculate example - to come here to the thread, drink a coffee, post pictures & discuss just how great the BCNR33 really is.

If we ever decide to sell (which is highly unlikely due to our sentimental attachment to a 'rare breed') anyone from overseas looking will be able to find us.

 

 

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I suggest if you wanna be part of this preservation society you are trying to start up you best stop bashing keyboard keys and take to that car of yours with a grinder, a welder, a power wire brush and some rust converter in order to preserve your R33. 

Best get some more CURRENT pics up in your build thread also to show the world of this "pristine GTR" in its current state that you own. Not the underside pics of it when it was being built 20 years ago like you posted.

 

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I'm doing my part. I've got two that are never driven... lol
Too much work, not enough play.

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4 hours ago, Mick_o said:

I suggest if you wanna be part of this preservation society you are trying to start up you best stop bashing keyboard keys and take to that car of yours with a grinder, a welder, a power wire brush and some rust converter in order to preserve your R33. 

Best get some more CURRENT pics up in your build thread also to show the world of this "pristine GTR" in its current state that you own. Not the underside pics of it when it was being built 20 years ago like you posted.

 

Oh, controversy.

Anyway, on topic: I've always liked the R32 GTR, it is the "real" Godzilla after all......

But I digress.

http://gtr-registry.com/en-r34-sup

The Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R utterly dominated the Super Taikyu N1 Racing Series (Group N Super Endurance) from 1999 until its final season in 2003, winning 5 consecutive times.

The championship winners were:
1999 - #32 Prince Chiba Falken
2000 - #50 5ZIGEN Falken
2001 - #1 Falken
2002 - #3 Endless Advan
2003 - #1 Endless

Super Taikyu website

 

 

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This thread is all over the place. Lol.

I believe that there are others all over the world restoring R33s to factory condition. I know of three that have undergone complete restoration, including the removal and patching of rust areas.
At least two of them were stripped to shells, repaired and then treated prior to painting.
There's currently a 400R (in the UK i think) being restored down to the origianl clips for the hoses and wiring harnesses.

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What is needed is a National Park where handlers can catch and release GTR R33's.….to let them roam free.  Somewhere in Central Australia maybe - or should it be a marine sanctuary? We could get the Greens and Greenpeace to use their powers of persuasion to help promote this idea in parliament.

Maybe you should set up a charity and a GoFundMe page as a starter?

 

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I don't understand why people who don't own an R33 GT-R are trying to get in on the preservation society, this isn't an amusement park 🤔!!!! Only R33 GT-R owners are welcome, so now non R33 GT-R owners are banned from the thread 😯

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OK

Some current photo's of the OP's immaculate car would be good.

On topic: 

280px-Nissan_Skyline_R32_GT-R_001.jpg

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2 hours ago, tridentt150v said:

What is needed is a National Motorsport Park where handlers can catch and release drive GTR R33's.

Fixed it - get out and drive the bloody things

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Fixed it - get out and drive the bloody things
It's been my goal for two years. I'm failing miserably.

Here's some pictures of my failing.
IMG_20181121_234904_762.jpgIMG_20181121_234904_764.jpg

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The one good thing about r33 is typically the owners

while r32 owners are wankers and 34 owners are massive wankers, the r33 gtr owner is only a want to be wanker ( once peopel start restoring them to factory specification) I will sell cause that’s a sign of the lever of total wanker owners

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Once you go full hawkins you are a lost cause

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@fatz I don't understand. I quite like Hawkins, but his "they should all be modified cause i say so shit grates on my nerves"

Why can't i aspire to a stock 400R or straight R33 GTR? Is it a requirement of adulthood that I only aspire to a Porsche or Ferrari?

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Do whatever you want my tip is to never listen to me I only dribble shit

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Do whatever you want my tip is to never listen to me I only dribble shit
Ha! I have said this exact comment to people before! I once called out a 33 with a 34 GTR front end. Called it an abomination, a guy sends me a PM of his car with a 34 front end, 33 back end. (I feel bad for a few minutes).
On a serious note though the R33 GTR LM was my dream car. Money no object is a 400R. I'm sure I'm not the only one who has this opinion (or am I?).

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The thing that would really round this thread out nicely would be a post advertising an R33 GT-R only meet in a public place e.g. Woolies carpark - no spectators of course

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11 minutes ago, Robzilla32 said:

The thing that would really round this thread out nicely would be a post advertising an R33 GT-R only meet in a public place e.g. Woolies carpark - no spectators of course

That kind of weird camp shit is reserved for r34 wankers

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Lets actually do an R33 GTR only meet. Given both R32 and R34 (& Evo) owners think they stand on higher moral ground....Id get a real buzz out of rejecting them 😅

 

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Yea it’s called a track day

 

the wankers don’t turn up

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Jesus christ Benny, this is getting out of hand. Please put down the pipe. 

A few of us are aware of the real condition of your car, so please stop making out like the photos you posted are current and accurate. It's fine to love your car, warts and all, but this banging on about 33s being the best thing ever has got to stop. 

I've owned a 33 and a 34, guess what they both suck for various reasons and are awesome for others. Each model is good and bad for various reasons, no different than any other series of cars in history.  

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