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So it's begun, R33 GTR forged rims fitted freshly re-furbished.
Full exhaust done, HKS down-pipe, Japspeed de-cat-silencer, 3.5" twin-box (although the mid-box is the smallest 'resonator' absorbtion-type silence ever), S/steel 'Blitz' copy cat-back system, nice rumble at tickover, seems quieter with more revs, perfect.
3.5" ish maybe slightly bigger, I can get my fat hand/arm up it!!! and with the de-cat silencer (no bungs) it's still I'd guess about 97db.
Pics tomorow, I'm beat.
 

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What are the offsets like on the gtr wheels Andy? Do they both line up with the gtst's arches okay? What tire sizes are you using?

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The offset on R33 GTR wheels on a GTS-t is perfect, fills the arches no mods at all.
Tyres..... there are budget limits..... 255/40/17 rear verdesteins ultratac?, 235/45/17 front goodyear excellence, runners from ebay, all good no damage/repairs.
Oh and there is a GTR rear brace now fitted, keeping it Nissan where I can.
Can you see how BIG the exhaust is? all the way through.
 

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Cheers, good to know in case I ever consider downsizing.

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Thats provocative of you, here's my reasoned response.....
The reasons for those sizes are to do with balance and control, NOT posing.
It's been a long journey for me, and keeping un-sprung weight down is a priority, hence 17's and not larger, and tyre size to suit application,
I'm not even going to fit bigger discs, just braided lines and Yellowstuff pads, to keep that CRITICAL un-sprung weight to a minimum....
You go ahead and over rim/over tyre and over weight your car, I KNOW what makes them fast.
A bit like that odd thread about most powefullest gts-t, if you ain't raced it, if you ain't 1/4 mile'd it, IT IS ALL TALK.
 

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Not sure how it's provocative mate, been toying with the idea of going down to 17's for a while. Do a search through my old posts if you want to see for yourself, I've made several posts on the subject as I too suspect 17's would be better for handling. And tire prices. All I'm saying is I've not decided either way yet, and if I do decide to downsize then your info will be useful. Is that okay mate? :)

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Fitted same to mine a few weeks back regarding the GTR alloys - offsets are ideal - 17" for cheap tyres and their nice n wide so to give me great traction and grip and look ok as well - practicality over bling :D
 

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Not sure how it's provocative mate, been toying with the idea of going down to 17's for a while. Do a search through my old posts if you want to see for yourself, I've made several posts on the subject as I too suspect 17's would be better for handling. And tire prices. All I'm saying is I've not decided either way yet, and if I do decide to downsize then your info will be useful. Is that okay mate? :)

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I'll swap with you :D I like posing lol
 

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Maybe I should have started a 'projects' thread about this car.....?
Anyway, driftworks braided brake lines here.
Brought some bits from Moff, arriving Monday/Tuesday...
All going well.
Bodywork wise it will stay as it is, a few little dents to be pushed out but nothing bad, and just leave Nissans lovely clean lines alone.
I have the Skyline love back.
 

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Have you done the autobox mod yet chap.I'd like to know how long it takes as I'll give it a try after work one evening.
 

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Have you done the autobox mod yet chap.I'd like to know how long it takes as I'll give it a try after work one evening.
Not yet, I am still waiting for the V5, nothing dodgy the provinence is good, just isn't taxed yet, so as soon as it is taxed I can drive it to my mates ramp and get it done.
 
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