1998 Nissan Laurel Club-S 35th Aniv Ver.II

FOTD 2018.5.23 (c35 laurel red)

* ONLY just 61,310km/37,980mi actual!
* RB25DET turbo 5MT
* HPI front mount intercooler
* UPGRADED exhaust
* PERFORMANCE air intake
* COILOVER suspension (Cusco?)
* RECARO bucket seat
* AERO kit (F/S/R)
* HEAVYDUTY clutch
* MOMO competition steering wheel
* CUSTOM diff
* KJ6 Metallic Red exterior repaint
* CLEARCOAT is a bit rough
* FENDERS rolled
* RICK rolled Continue reading

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1996 Nissan Skyline GTS4 RB25DET

FOTD 2018.5.21 (R33 gts4) 2

* 5SPEED manual, Attesa 4WD system
* HKS GT2530 turbo
* HKS V-Pro Ver3.1 computer
* HKS EVC controller
* HKS SQV blow-off valve
* HKS intercooler
* CUSTOM turbo oil line
* GREDDY surge tank
* GREDDY throttle
* SPLITFIRE ingition coil
* ALUMINUM two-row radiator
* BNR32 factory injectors
* NISMO fuel pump
* CUSTOM turbo outlet
* CUSTOM front pipe
* TOMEI Reytec dual exhaust
* ROADLEGAL (has valid “sha-ken” cert) Continue reading

1992 Nissan Fairlady Z32 2×2 cheap

FOTD 2018.5.16 (red z32)

* 5SPEED manual (rare!)
* HKS exhaust system
* YOKOHAMA AVS 17inch wheels
* OHLINS suspension kit
* AJ4 Active Red exterior
* T-BAR roof
* DUNLOP tires (70% tread)
* POWER leather seats
* UPGRADED audio system
* BOSE speakers
* CLEARCOAT peeling (weight reduction, bro)
* OVERALL clean exterior
* UNDERCARRIAGE clean
* DOORS straight
* NO accident history
* ALL mechanicals good Continue reading

1993 Nissan Skyline GTS-25t & bonus car!

FOTD 2018.5.10 (two skylines r33) text box
—–SILVER CAR—–
* BLITZ D-SBC boost controller
* BLITZ R-VIT data display
* BLITZ the quarterback
* KAKIMOTO computer
* CERAMIC blade turbine
* FRONT mount intercooler
* PERFORMANCE oil cooler
* IRIDIUM spark plugs
* CUSTOM front tension rods
* 80SUPRA spec rotors
* S15SILVIA spec calipers
* COILOVER suspension
* BILSTEIN springs (F:8k, R:6k)
* 5ZIGEN exhaust Continue reading

1997 Nissan Stagea RS Four-V AWD turbo

FOTD 2018.5.00 (stagea grey rs4 98000)
1997 Nissan Stagea RS-4 V turbo AWD
* RB25DET engine healthy
* R33 spec front pipe
* R34 front rotors/calipers
* R32 rear rotors/calipers
* KOUKI intercooler
* HKS stainless exhaust
* FACTORY exhaust also included
* APEXI power intake
* APEXI boost gauge
* CUSCO pillow tension rod (R33 spec)
* DAYTONA Sigma springs
* KYB SR-Special shocks
* AXIA gold mesh 17in wheels
* CONTINENTAL 235/45 (bald)
* VIN diesel’s head (bald)
* FACTORY aero kit
* NISMO clear sidemarkers
* R33 factory sports steering wheel
Continue reading

1972 Nissan Skyline Hakosuka GT

FOTD 2018.4.24 (hakosuka skyline 400)
* WATANABE 14in wheels F:7J, R:8J
* ADVAN Neova 195/60 tires
* L28 engine w/ Nismo Solex 44 carbs
* FUJITSUBO stainless 50φ exhaust
* HEAVYDUTY single clutch
* THREE row radiator (modified stock unit)
* KAMEARI ignition M.D.I
* KAMEARI amp
* AFTERMARKET power steering
* FULLY adjustable coilovers
* REAR stabilizer short suspension
* ROADLEGAL (has valid “sha-ken” cert) Continue reading

Daily JDM Word: Ichi-Go!

WOTD 2018.4.7 (ichigo)Today’s word イチゴ/ICHI-GO is comprised of イチ/ICHI (one) and ゴ/GO (five), and refers to the S15 generation (1999-2002) of the Silvia line.  Similarly, previous Silvias and some other popular tuning vehicles also have nicknames based on the numbers in their chassis codes.
Silvia S13 イチサン/ICHI-SAN (one three)
Silvia S14 イチヨン/ICHI-YON (one four)
Skyline R32 サン二/SAN-NI (three two)
Skyline R33… Continue reading

1998 Nissan 180SX RPS13 Kouki

FOTD 2018.4.6 (white 180sx)* FACTORY full aero kit (F/R/S/W)
* CARBON hood w/ pins
* RAYS Volk Racing GTO Forged 2pc wheels
* WIDE tread spacers
* KENDA Kaiser KA20 215/45-17 front
* NANKANG NS-2R 215/45-17 rear
* DIXCEL ExtraSpeed brake pads
* 5ZIGEN exhaust manifold
* FACTORY cat intact
* KAKIMOTO FullMega-N1 exhaust
* MOMO custom steering wheel
* POPO nickname for police Continue reading

Daily JDM Word: Fukumen!

WOTD fukumen original FIN

Today’s word is 覆面/FUKU-MEN, comprised of the characters 覆/FUKU (hide or cover) and 面/MEN (face), and means incognito, concealed identity, etc. This term is applicable in a wide array of facets in daily life such as masked wrestlers (viva Lucha Libre!) , author pen names, artist pseudonyms, etc. In the automotive world, it usually refers to an undercover パトカー/PATO-KAA (patrol/police car).

An overwhelming majority of FUKUMEN PATO-KAAs are Toyota Crownsand Nissan Skylines (V35), but other present and recent past cars include:
* Sedans: Toyota Mark X, Nissan Teana, Nissan Cedric, Nissan Gloria, Suzuki Kizashi, Subaru Legacy
* Wagons/Vans: Nissan Stagea, Nissan ElGrand, Toyota Hi-Ace, Toyota Alphard
* Coupes: Nissan Skyline, Nissan Leopard, Toyota Soarer
* Compacts: Honda Insight, Suzuki SX4, Toyota Prius

Common FUKUMEN specs:
Color: white, black, grey or silver
Engine: 6 cyl. preferred
Body Style: often 4-door sedans, but others exist (see above ↑)
Typical Giveaways:
* Dark tint on rear windows (privacy, bro)
* Driver AND passenger (teamwork, bro)
* Special antenna(e) in rear (communication, bro)
* Two interior rearview mirrors (visibilty, bro)
* Dimple on roof (single light placement, bro)
* Sparkling clean (pride in work, bro)
* Few or no badges/emblems (weight reduction, bro)

Bonus fact for Initial D fans: The standard black/white patrol cars are often called パンダ/PANDA (panda).

If you like R34 sedans, check these out!!

2000 R34 engine/Gloria Face swap
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1999 R34 GT-T clean and long parts list (grab a beer, pull up a chair)
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1998 R34 GT-T Wallet Saver!
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