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Been on the forum a long time, but have never posted - sorry ☹️. So my apologise if as a first post this is frowned upon.

My days of Godzilla ownership here in the UK are coming to end for now due to the need to buy property. I've been an active Member of the GTR Owners Club since about 2014 which I now help run based here in the UK.

I appreciate that importing an R32 from Japan is a lot closer for you guys, but was told by friend at MeisterR to make sure I post here & a certain American Club/Forum as well to fellow Skyline, Stagea & GT-R owners who may be able to give this a good home.

It is advertised on Pistonheads, but under the forum rules I am posting direct here with no links to the advert. However this is an actual cut & paste so bear in mind it is aimed at UK buyers. Obviously happy to deal with your import agent etc. if anyone is interested.

Series One 1990 Nissan R32 GT-R.
Veilside Evolution III-R.
I have owned this car since 2009 and I never honestly thought the day would come where I was actually putting it up for sale. This was the car that I was going to be buried in, then in the afterlife become the unstoppable team as Satan’s new wheelman. However due to the need for property, on the mortal plane that is. The sale of my Godzilla has come about at the cost of many drafts, tonnes of emotion and a virtual rain forest of word documents over biblical number of days and nights. So firstly lets do the spec list:
* CORBEAU Sportline RS1 Driver / Passenger Seats.
* DENSO High Atomised Top Feed Fuel Injectors.
* DO LUCK Rear tension Cage & Rear Tension Bar.
* DRIFTWORKS HICAS Eliminator & Polybush Kit.
* EPR RACING Carbon Fibre Z-TUNE style bonnet.
* EPR RACING Radiator cap with inbuilt pressure dial.
* GREDDY Competition Stage 4 Six-Pad Ceramic.
* GREDDY Clutch & Hard Pipe Kit.
* GTC Carbon Wing.
* HISPEC Six Pot Baking System with Braided lines.
* HKS 2530 Turbos x2.
* HKS Forged Pistons.
* HKS Cams.
* LINK G4+ with Wideband sensor.
* MEISTER_R ZETA-R Coil-Overs.
* MEISTER_R Tension Rods.
* MEISTER_R Front & Rear Camber Arms.
* MINES Downpipes.
* MINES Turbo Elbows.
* NZEFI Crank Angle Trigger Kit - replacing CAS.
* PANASPORT G7 - C5C Three Piece Alloys.
* RK TUNING Forged Engine Block / Baffled Sump.
* ROBSON Leather Interior - Made in Japan.
* SAMCO Full Under Bonnet Hose Kit.
* SPLITFIRE Coil Packs.
* SWAVE & SUMMIT Front & Rear Strut Braces.
* TOMEI Valve Springs.
* TOP SECRET Baffled Catch Can.
* TRUST GREDDY AIRINX Twin Intake Filter Kit.
* UNKNOWN Alloy Radiator!
* UNKNOWN Intercooler!
* VERNIER Cam Pulleys.
* WALBRO 450 Fuel Pump & Fuel Pressure Regulator
(I many have missed some bits).
I’ve always been very picky / choosey who deals with my Skylines & this car has been no exception. Everything is there to improve on the factory parts or to improve the vehicles response or performance. There are major performance brands invested too, with some of the parts now rarer than rocking horse poo.
The car was imported from Japan into the UK in late 2008 / early 2009 with the Veilside EIII-R kit already fitted. However the two front wings were in a terrible state so some pattern copies went on, not that you’d know it! The important bits of the car such as the chassis, strut tops, underside were all spot on and have been maintained. According to the GTR Registry website, the VIN number states this is a late 1990 Series One R32 GT-R that was originally in the KH2 Gun Grey Metallic colour. In Japan this car was resprayed in some sort of Emerald Green colour as you can see a couple of patches under the bonnet still. Once in the UK it was resprayed blue, but a number of years later it was found the car was sprayed in ‘patches’ even though you couldn’t see it until placed under certain lighting. The car was then resprayed completely in the blue colour that you now see before you which sits somewhere between ‘BMW Estorial Blue’ and ‘Mazda Starry Blue’ However the colour being a one off has its own official name and paint code that will come with the car.
Since the start of my ownership, this car has never once wanted for anything that it needed. Whether it be the finest oils, the best fluids, new seals, upgraded parts or a just a quick wash. It has been treated well in things such as always warmed up, cooled down, no launches & never ‘EVER’ partaken in that pathetic practice of pops & bangs. As a true Skyline & GT-R enthusiast - who also happens to be part of the team running the official GTR Owners Club - I’m sure you get the idea that it’s been treated well. The car was undersealed by Valet magic in November 2014, but it has spent its winters - also when not in use - locked in a lovely secure indoor environment all snuggly and warm. Did I mention dry too as I also used a ‘Carcoon’ during winter or when it came home wet. If you don’t know what a Carcoon is then GOOGLE is your friend. If it did venture out in winter & there was salt on the roads (such as driving to & from Autosport International), then it was jet-washed, underside cleaned etc. for any potential winter road crap & then stored again.
The sale of this R32 does also include a couple of crates of spares & bits. Anything from NISMO strut braces, to brand new space saver wheels, spare PANASPORT wheel caps & other stuff I keep finding! If you’re the lucky new owner then you won’t fit this all in the R32, so make sure you factor this in on collection. You can also keep the crates!
The car was last fully serviced in April 2020 with a full check over at MnM Engineering based in Strood, Kent, who have been looking after this car full time since 2014. It is also being booked in for another service, check over & MOT in the middle of May 2021 before, during or after the time you’re reading this. It was also in 2014 when MnM Engineering removed the original RB26DETT engine & replaced with fully forged & rebuilt RB26DETT sourced from RK Tuning. Pre-MnM Engineering days, a company called I.A Motorsport looked after the car, but it also went to RK Tuning with Ron’s fine touch many times too.
This is well-known car in the Skyline & GT-R community & has been featured in various ‘media’ over the many years of my ownership. The car has attended - either for display or demonstration - places such as Autosport International, Brooklands, Goodwood, Coventry Motofest & Japfest to skim the iceberg. There are too many local or minor shows to mention as well as a couple of charity days, Hillclimbs & sprint events too.
Mileage wise, which has been verified on MOT checker. The mileage shown is actually in "KILOMETERS" & not in miles:
• January 2009 - MOT - 75850 kilometers.
• April 2010 - MOT - 83.376 kilometers.
• April 2011 - MOT - 89.709 kilometers.
• April 2012 - MOT - 92.677 kilometers.
• May 2013 - MOT - 94.709 kilometers.
• April 2014 - MOT - 98.042 kilometers - new engine went in from May.
• April 2015 - MOT - 101.334 kilometers.
• May 2016 - MOT - 105.735 kilometers.
• June 2017 - MOT - 108.266 kilometers.
• June 2018 - MOT - 110.406 kilometers.
• May 2019 - MOT - 122.484 kilometers.
Mileage is what I would call long road mileage, I’m sure there is a better term somewhere. What this means is mileage was gained on road trips or to & from events on fast roads with constant speeds. It’s never been a pop to the shops car, or just short, quick, start, stop journeys. The car was mapped on Shell V-Power 99RON, which has always been the main choice of go-go juice for this R32. It has also used Momentum 99RON from Tesco & a couple of times on BP 95RON. When 95RON has gone in it was fed octane booster (that I carry in the boot just in case) & driven sedately off boost as much as possible until more V-Power or Momentum made a return of more than half a tank. It’s even had some 102 stuff in as well.
So … bad points …
• This is a 31 year old car. Whilst it is in excellent condition, having been well looked after, maintained etc. it is not showroom standard. There are imperfections which we owners always see & pick out even if you don’t. This car is used, so there are stone chips, interior has some wear & other minor signs of being used!
• The dashboard is in "KILOMETERS" which includes the speed when your driving. I never got any conversion done. It is 'NOT' in miles as already stated. However your friendly MOT man has always put this is miles on the MOT database!
• This is definitely a ‘drivers car’, which means if you like one finger on the steering wheel at speed in your Mercedes or similar, this may not be the car for you. Due to its wide nature, including the tyres it can ‘tram’ on motorways. Especially in the left lane where the HGV’s churn a path in the tarmac. High speed in these areas is not recommended as I have been thrown out into the middle lane or beyond in the early days!
• There is paint protection film on some areas of the car & it’s probably getting near the time where it could do with some new stuff, but it’s done its job.
• Despite its sterling record of being stored & parked indoors when not in use, there is one winter that makes me shudder when it went to Protuner in Coventry for some upgrades back in November 2018 until March 2019. It wasn’t the worst winter on record thankfully & I did go up to check on the car regularly. But in the months of work it was there, unfortunately small areas of ‘rust bubbling’ have appeared along the top of the windscreen & the rear screen on the roof by the by the seals. I have shown these in the photos.
• Being a 1990 car it is fully U.S of A legal & I am happy to take serious interest from abroad. However you will be arranging your own transportation & shipping from the UK. I will though for a petrol, lunch & return fee be happy to drop the car to your U.K. agent or port.
So to conclude:
• I am only interested in serious genuine buyers. Due to my work / life / family balance if a potential buyer is coming to see the car, it’s a day of my life quite simply. So in the nicest possible sense I have ‘zero’ tolerance for cockwombles, dreamers or as the saying goes ‘test pilots’. I am not in any rush to sell.
• Thank you for any potential part exchange offers, however due to stated reason of sale, I am not interested - thank you.
• “What’s your best price mate” will be met anything sarcastic I can think of at the time. Or ‘the one that it is advertised at’ but you obviously aren’t that interested. Interested parties ask the right questions, want to see the car & haggle. Especially as the price does say ‘o.n.o’ which if you’re still scratching your head means watch some episodes of Gas Monkey!
Thank you for reading.
















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