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Anyone have a skyline?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Toyota Tacoma, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. Dec 1, 2011 at 2:16 PM
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    Toyota Tacoma

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    Iv been thinking of getting a second vehicle lately for around town and found a 1990 skyline gts 180 km good shape etc.

    Its got some mods but nothing that would hurt the car.

    Anyone have any experience with them/tips when looking at it?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Dec 1, 2011 at 2:18 PM
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    BrokenTusk

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    Yea I've got a buddy that owns one, the whole damn car runs off vacuum solenoids. Check the vacuum tubing for wear and tear and cracks, vacuum leaks were the bane of our existence one summer until we replaced every stock vacuum line with performance tubing. With the turbo's it can get pretty hot under those hoods cause theres not a lot of room.
     
  3. Dec 1, 2011 at 2:19 PM
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    08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    from the research i did when i wanted to import one from Japan with my dad as a project car, only the R33 is makable to be "street legal". Also the r33 is the least sought after. This research was done when I was 17 in high school, so the import law/regulations might have changed since then.

    I would really look into Canada as well cause they have a lot of imported Skylines that are modded.
     
  4. Dec 1, 2011 at 2:19 PM
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    08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    just noticed you were in Canada! Enjoy the car, not to much to worry about there lol
     
  5. Dec 1, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    thanks for the tips guys,

    I went and looked at it and it turns out the car only has 99000 kms!

    I offered him 4500 and he took it so looks like a skyline is being added to the family, weoo.
     
  6. Dec 1, 2011 at 5:53 PM
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    steve o 77

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  7. Dec 1, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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  9. Dec 1, 2011 at 6:00 PM
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    ItalynStylion

    ItalynStylion Sounds Gooooood

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    Agreed, very interested to see it!

    The GTS was the smaller single turbo model right? RB25DET?
     
  10. Dec 1, 2011 at 6:02 PM
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    Sunner

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    Supra ftw!! Seems like you got a nice deal man. Be gentle with her, dont know squat about skylines but I'de imagine its pretty hard to find replacement parts and will be pricey
     
  11. Dec 1, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    As soon as the car is in my hands it will be getting new rims/tires, good coat of wax, detailed ... and taking all the stickers off :facepalm:

    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  12. Dec 1, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Nice car! very clean, I was expecting horrible paint for that price.
     
  13. Dec 1, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    Oh and it is the GTST type M.

    List of mods

    k-sport Front facing plenum
    GTR FMIC
    new cometic headgasket
    GTR N1 front bumper w/ Lip
    Yellow jacket coilpacks
    RB25 turbo
    Mismoto Rad
    GTR rockercovers
    HKS EVC3 EBC
    Nvidia cat-back exhaust (cat deleted)
    some sort of turbo timer
    Greddy single A-pillar pod W/ digital AEM boost gauge
    Tein Coilovers
     
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    ahhhh i cant see pics!! i see red X i want to see pics!!! must wait :(
     
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