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Old 11-14-2016, 05:33 AM   #1
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s14 Nicks Aussie S14 Clean build

Hi all!

I am not really good at introductions, so bare with me! My name is Nick, i am 20 and live in a little suburb called Wollongong, an hour south of Sydney, Australia.

I bought this S14 May from a friend. He had it in a garage stored for 11 years. The reason why the car was put away is because somebody keyed the front end, both guards were primed. The first owner took the bonnet off and lend it against a wall and bent the bottom edges of the bonnet, so that got replaced.

When he offered it to me, i couldn't help myself. Dates were set and the drive began. There was only 1 issue... he lives over 12 hours away. That wasn't going to stop me for a clean, unmolested car with NO rust or accident history (not including the keying) whatsoever. I love country cars.

Potato Cam, but you get the point!






The vision...

I am keeping this car's chassis completely Untouched, no cuts for a FMIC, no guards rolled for wheels, No dirty holes for gauges, 100% completely Unmolested.

I am bare metal respraying the car, whilst having the whole car PDR (Paintless dent removed). I done 5 years of Panel beating so this is not a big challenge for me.

But... standard body, with a twist? I have bought a whole heap of cool things to go on which I think will make it look absolutely stunning.

I absolutely love the OEM option parts for this series. I follow the Yahoo Japan auctions very closely so the things like the rear window shades, glove box 'cool box', Navan seats ETC ETC will be mine eventually, its only a matter of time... and funds.


Acquired Parts so far!

- Navan front bumper
- Navan fog lights
- Navan Grille
- Navan side skirts
- Nismo 270R Wing
- Nismo 270R Rear bumper w/ pods
- JDM Option Light up 1/4 window sun shades
- JDM Option "Silvia" 3rd brake light
- JDM Option Light up kick panel sill plates
- JDM Option Foot well lights + Keyhole light
- JDM Option BNIB Ski racks
- JDM Option Navan Floor mat set
- JDM Option Knee pads
- JDM Option metal dead pedal
- JDM Option window rain weather shields
- JDM Option dark style OEM rear window shade
- ARC "No holes" Turnflow Intercooler kit
- ARC Blow off valve
- ARC Super induction airbox (1st Generation logo)
- ARC first gen oil cap
- ARC Sump
- HKS Hypermax II Coilovers
- BNIB Nismo 365a steering wheel
- Nismo Slave cylinder
- Nismo Rear tower strut brace
- Nismo Front tower strut brace
- Nismo bushes
- Nismo engine mounts + Gearbox mount
- Brand new Radiator Shroud
- Brand new EBC RDA Slotted and drilled rotors w/ Yellowstuff brake pads all round (Not fitted)
- Heaps of Misc new parts from Amayama.com, will put them in here soonish
- Personal 514-ZEN NSW plates
- Bridgestone Potenza RE003 Tyres
- Brand new Apexi N1 Full exhaust w/ Apexi Cat
- Brand new old stock Blitz "Power meter"
- Fenix Radiator
- Ganador Super mirrors
- ARC Super induction airbox (1st Generation logo)
- Dark style Massive OEM rear window shade


Wish list!
The whole ARC catalogue
Nismo 550cc injectors, Turbosmart Eboost2 w/ Nistune ECU. Approx 180-200kw?
Nismo LMGT1/LMGT2 or Work Meister L1/S1
Nismo 1.5 way diff (for track days, not drifting)
Whole car wrapped in clear plastic for stone chips/scratches etc


TO DO LIST: 06/09/18

Buy a Nismo 1.5 LSD New?
Buy all door rubbers and top belt moulds. - urgent
Order Meister L1's, bronze gloss lip w/ bronze centre (on hold, awaiting proper wheel specs)
Send brake calipers away to get overhauled

Photo time!






Whole car had PDR.



First and last drifting day, it felt wrong




Keen to hear back from all of you, thanks!

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