After studying many of the cars in professional drifting i decided the best thing was to start again, i have had this car since i started drifting in 2007 and the car has been though a number changes, but nothing like this, for the people who followed the build on facebook and twitter you would have seen me and my good friend Jared tovee and my girlfriend Emily villar and her sister Gabi Villar working some crazy hours to get the car ready on a short schedule.
The chassis went though some extreme changes by Andy @ unit17 and Josh @ jjt motorsport we stripped it down to its raw metal and started space framing the front and losing wieght where we could, doors, wiring, glass, what ever we didnt need was in the skip.
The engine was transported to Garage D to be inspected for rebuild, Julian Smith and Martin Cooksey jumped on it and descovered the engine had suffered some extreme conditions, here the list of issues the engine had on strip down:
- Camshafts damaged
- Cylinder head Cracked
- Headgasket Damaged (oil in water)
- Pistons Damaged
- Rings Worn
So if anyone ever tells you that the SR20DET engine is not a good engine.. there not on this planet.
Every one has been asking for the spec list of the 2012 car so here it is.
Rebuild by Garage D
Thinner Metal Headgasket for Higher compression
Cast iron top mount manifold
GTX3071R b.b 0.63 vband housings with WRC spec bearings and high load Oil seals
Tial MVR watercooled External wastgate
all Suppied by CR Turbo Enginnering 01425 638426
Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator
RB25DET Skyline R33 Gearbox and Garage D conversion Plate
4:1 Nismo GT Pro 2 Way Lsd Diff
Driftworks CS2 Coilovers
Driftworks GEOMASTER Hubs front and rear
Driftworks Adjustable arms all round
Rota Torque 17x9.5 ET12
front Neuton NT500 235/45R17
rear Achilles 245/45R17
theres the spec, i will update as new products get fitted
Massive thank you to my 2012 Sponsors
Ouch Tattoo studio Waltham abbey essex
Cr Turbo Engineering
Rubber Rims LTD
Autobright car care products
Boxxed Out Clothing