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I got this car in pretty rough shape but it had a running 25 neo, haltech and a specialties engine harness. It didnt run well, awful ecu calibration, blown tomei turbo, a fuel pump flying around the fuel tank and a parasitic drain on the battery. Ive had it for about a 1.5 years now at the time of starting this thread and Ive been thru every part of this car. Ive converted to electric fans, created a few relay circuits to eliminated the battery drain, relocated the battery and this list goes on and on. Its a fun side project so things aren't in a rush and I don't daily drive the car. It sees a few track days but I mostly run my Camaro ss for those. All work is done by me in my garage, even the ECU calibration. The over all paint job was sent to a body shop though.

So current mod list is

Engine-Rb25 neo stock with smoothed exhaust port humps 

Tomei MX8265 rebuilt, 3inch side exit, Greddy FMIC, Haltech platinum,Tomei timing belt, Denso 550cc, zerofab fuel rail, DW400 pump, unknown IM and 90mm TB, grimmspeed boost controller, Ebay radiator,hks cap, mishimoto fans, Spec stage 2+ clutch, 12lb flywheel

Chassis- S15 Helical LSD, delrin subframe bushings, spherical rear tie rods and rucas, KBee coilovers altered spring rates, 300zx calipers, powerstop trackday pads, steel lines, Impul R5 wheels, 255/40r17 R888r, corner balanced, half stripped interior r32 gtr seats, personal steering wheel, gktech shifter springs and brass collar, poly steering rack bushings, spherical tension rods, s13 rear sway bar




Seized and rusted ISR coilovers that came with the car had to be cut off the front stud


Clutch fan failure is the reason I went electric



New Shoes






Then on to body work, dent repair and deleting the type M wing and making holes for the GTR wing





Subframe refresh





The used Kbee coilovers needed new bushings but I cant get in touch with them so I fitted some VW bus sway bar bushings into them haha



nasty sound deading removal with dry ice




Align and balance, thats the before weights



Stock turbo dyno 248whp at 14psi







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Damn, it looks fantastic! Great project, I love the pics! Boot looks awesome.

Wheels and tyres are a good fit. 

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12 hours ago, PranK said:

Damn, it looks fantastic! Great project, I love the pics! Boot looks awesome.

Wheels and tyres are a good fit. 

Thanks, theres a bunch more to add but i cant edit the original post or delete the duplicated pics haha. I will just add it under

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continued, dyno chart on the stock rb25 V3 turbo


Then time for paint!IMG_20200817_153909.thumb.jpg.60b449350e26efd0ec4203e216b0c5b2.jpgIMG_20200902_180128.thumb.jpg.b30a5d98627466b9ed9384d4a563b7b0.jpgIMG_20200902_180457.thumb.jpg.227654f4e8b5a5b6c6e289868eb4b330.jpg

This was shortly followed by sticking brake calipers soooo you know the drillIMG_20200915_170900.thumb.jpg.a2f686af55aee91abe7b3bc239f9c064.jpg

and finally the current state, the noisy transmission got really bad so I pulled it and rebuilt it. 


and since the trans was out I mean why not pulled the engine? I'd been meaning to repaint the bay and drop in the freshly rebuilt Tomei turbo. Btw parts took months to ship over for the rebuild and I probably should have gone with a 3071r. oh well next year.


 Found a few small issues such as a dirty oil pick up and a very rusty alternator which shows why I had some funky charging situations at times. Timing belt was worn and oil pump was inspected so overall glad I took the extra step to check it all.


Next update will be the repainted block and bay.

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