Zilvia.net Forums | Nissan 240SX (Silvia) and Z (Fairlady) Car Forum

Go Back   Zilvia.net Forums | Nissan 240SX (Silvia) and Z (Fairlady) Car Forum > General > Chat > Builds (and builds only)

Builds (and builds only) Got a build thread? It goes here, build threads anywhere else on the forum will be locked and never moved.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-11-2009, 04:54 PM   #1
eyehate
Zilvia Member
 
eyehate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: albuquerque
Age: 33
Posts: 187
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
RB S13 to RB25 build - now with ghetto frame bending technique!

Since i got this car last year, i have held off the urge to swap something into it. Everyone else had Sr's and i had my shitty sohc KA that made a whopping 94 horse up here at 5,000 feet above sea level. Instead of swapping, I spent the last year concentrating on just driving. Learning the car, technique, lines, and learning to drift.

as she sat for the last year:



Season is over (at least in NM), and i think i am ready to step up to power. Time to build. Started in november of 08.

teh rb


too many people, not enough hands lol, awesome shot nonetheless, and thanks to those that helped pull the worlds ugliest motor out.


out with the dash


started sanding


for some reason, the rad. support was bondo'd together, and exploded when we tried to straighten her out.


how we straightened the frame. unsafe ghetto action is awesome on a sunday.


the hack job some may consider a repair (PO)


more carnage


rust rust rust




engine going in from the bottom


cock size? maybe


custom ish


motor mounts done, engine in


had to make a trans mount (more bracing on them to come later)






Busted ass rad support = lame






temp reassemble of the front end was needed


begin fab!








how to make amazing:

step 1 use sharpe to make strange marks


step 2 drill said marks


step 3 profit...










headlight brackets done.





(update as of 2/08/09)
Now I have until March 7th to finish. Shit.






My intercooler is 1000% more JDM than anyone else's. Why? It fucking says so goddammit.










Finished sanding, primer this weekend. Started wiring. more to come.
__________________

DriftExchange
eyehate is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 02-11-2009, 04:59 PM   #2
slider2828
Premium Member
 
slider2828's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 5,310
Trader Rating: (12)
Feedback Score: 12 reviews
wow pics = fail

Woops just fixed lol
__________________
Turn and Burn!
slider2828 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 05:02 PM   #3
eyehate
Zilvia Member
 
eyehate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: albuquerque
Age: 33
Posts: 187
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
i'm that fast
__________________

DriftExchange
eyehate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 05:06 PM   #4
s13.dark1
Zilvia Member
 
s13.dark1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: oakland
Posts: 298
Trader Rating: (3)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
wow im surprised you didnt ditch it
s13.dark1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 06:34 PM   #5
FaLKoN240
Mr. Fixit
 
FaLKoN240's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: SF Bay Area 94402
Posts: 13,956
Trader Rating: (64)
Feedback Score: 64 reviews
That chassis is pretty fucked up, but it appears that it is in more than capable hands.

The process pics had me thinking "Oh fuck, this is gonna turn into a piece of shit with a cool motor..." but now that I see you can do dimples and shit, and your work looks good I've reversed that idea.

Are you gonna paint the engine bay or are you gonna say something like "FORM OVER FUNCTION! I can't spend money blah blah *cry*."
__________________

Best way to do business with me? Make your best offer FIRST.
FaLKoN240 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 06:54 PM   #6
eyehate
Zilvia Member
 
eyehate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: albuquerque
Age: 33
Posts: 187
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
we will for sure be painting the entire car... engine bay included

The rest of the car minus the front end is pretty damn straight.

Primer is going to be shot this friday, so hopefully paint next weekend.
__________________

DriftExchange
eyehate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 07:33 PM   #7
The Chad
Zilvia Addict
 
The Chad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Richmond, VA
Age: 33
Posts: 943
Trader Rating: (0)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I bow to your welding skills (as I still suck at clean welds) , and so should your S13. It owes you its life. Looks good bud. GL with the completion!
The Chad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 07:33 PM   #8
Teambadrun
Zilvia Addict
 
Teambadrun's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Melbourne,Australia
Age: 35
Posts: 620
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Haha cool stuff man.

there is lots of bolt on stuff that fits without making it custom fabrication, but i guess nothing hurts, like making your transmission mount, and other things


looks good!
__________________
Teambadrun is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 07:44 PM   #9
ZX88
Post Whore!
 
ZX88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: ATX
Age: 26
Posts: 2,775
Trader Rating: (8)
Feedback Score: 8 reviews
damn nice fab work.
__________________

SNOW PANTS OR NO PANTS.
ZX88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 08:29 PM   #10
TheS14project
Zilvia Junkie
 
TheS14project's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Indiana
Posts: 345
Trader Rating: (5)
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Send a message via AIM to TheS14project
Looks good, cant wait to see more.
__________________
TheS14project is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 08:41 PM   #11
Slammed Assassin
Nissanaholic!
 
Slammed Assassin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Oxnard/SV
Posts: 1,990
Trader Rating: (33)
Feedback Score: 33 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Slammed Assassin
lookin' pretty good so far!!
Slammed Assassin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 08:42 PM   #12
eyehate
Zilvia Member
 
eyehate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: albuquerque
Age: 33
Posts: 187
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
andy and I have a shop called racefab, he is a fab god I am still learning.

peep his personal project here.
__________________

DriftExchange
eyehate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 09:28 PM   #13
babowc
Post Whore!
 
babowc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: G.NET
Posts: 2,535
Trader Rating: (9)
Feedback Score: 9 reviews
did you use TIG or MIG on those tranny mounts?
babowc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2009, 09:37 PM   #14
1989rps13
BANNED
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: socal
Posts: 1,501
Trader Rating: (10)
Feedback Score: 10 reviews
Send a message via AIM to 1989rps13
damn that looks sweet
1989rps13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2009, 08:12 AM   #15
yurisfriendevan
Zilvia Member
 
yurisfriendevan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Lancaster, CA
Age: 29
Posts: 160
Trader Rating: (6)
Feedback Score: 6 reviews
That core support looks similar to the work done on the fc. I dig.
yurisfriendevan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2009, 09:00 AM   #16
onepuff
Zilvia Member
 
onepuff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: ohio
Age: 36
Posts: 264
Trader Rating: (2)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Awesome work man. Looking forward to more progress.
onepuff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2009, 09:09 AM   #17
andyv316
Zilvia Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: ky
Age: 25
Posts: 221
Trader Rating: (6)
Feedback Score: 6 reviews
Damn good work, that looks great.
andyv316 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2009, 09:13 AM   #18
Om1kron
Post Whore!
 
Om1kron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Alhambra, CA
Age: 33
Posts: 6,161
Trader Rating: (15)
Feedback Score: 15 reviews
haha I saw this piece of shit on zip-tied... I still sit mezmorized that such good fab work was done on such a bad chassis, but it's not like you're trotting around your newborns with it so cheers to you for a bad ass job.
__________________
Don't be cruel, Cuz' I would never be that cruel to you - Bobby B.
Om1kron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2009, 05:02 PM   #19
eyehate
Zilvia Member
 
eyehate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: albuquerque
Age: 33
Posts: 187
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
^ lol damn straight. Like CJ said, first time it hits 1 bar, shits gonna go supernova and kill everyone in a 1km radius.


oh and the trans mount was mig'd Only tig so far is on intake and boost pipe.
__________________

DriftExchange
eyehate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2009, 08:08 PM   #20
bruceguy
Leaky Injector
 
bruceguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: SFV
Age: 26
Posts: 147
Trader Rating: (4)
Feedback Score: 4 reviews
respect to your fab work, nice to have the shop and tools.
bruceguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2009, 08:19 PM   #21
s13dan
Zilvia FREAK!
 
s13dan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Springfield, Mo
Posts: 1,518
Trader Rating: (2)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Im loving the front end work. Looks pretty good, keep us updated!
__________________
89 240sx hatch #933-the hot rod
91 240sx coupe #131,603-the daily
s13dan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2009, 11:01 AM   #22
opponheimer
Zilvia FREAK!
 
opponheimer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Bikini Atoll
Posts: 1,267
Trader Rating: (3)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Having your intercooler slanted like that is not a good idea at all. I had that on an s13 with a 4-row IC, and had overheating issues even with a taurus fan on low speed. My HG was fine, no water in oil, and had no leaks, straightened my FMIC out and air could finally flow a straight path to my radiator. Car neve roverheated again.



Just some friendly advice. Nice custom rad support... you should have modded it further out so you could run Puller fans.... Pusher fans are gay and inefficient. Also, where did you get your intake manifold?
opponheimer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2009, 02:55 PM   #23
eyehate
Zilvia Member
 
eyehate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: albuquerque
Age: 33
Posts: 187
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
thanks for the input! we may straighten her out, i guess when testing and tuning we will find out quickly.

Its one that gavster made using the stock manifold.

Pm me if you want something similar
__________________

DriftExchange
eyehate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2009, 03:34 PM   #24
eyehate
Zilvia Member
 
eyehate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: albuquerque
Age: 33
Posts: 187
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
moar pics!

top view of the boooooth












__________________

DriftExchange
eyehate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2009, 04:24 PM   #25
yurisfriendevan
Zilvia Member
 
yurisfriendevan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Lancaster, CA
Age: 29
Posts: 160
Trader Rating: (6)
Feedback Score: 6 reviews
Night and Day! good progress keep it up
yurisfriendevan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2009, 05:50 PM   #26
Om1kron
Post Whore!
 
Om1kron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Alhambra, CA
Age: 33
Posts: 6,161
Trader Rating: (15)
Feedback Score: 15 reviews
what happened to all of the gusset plates?
__________________
Don't be cruel, Cuz' I would never be that cruel to you - Bobby B.
Om1kron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2009, 06:12 PM   #27
eyehate
Zilvia Member
 
eyehate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: albuquerque
Age: 33
Posts: 187
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
we haven't welded them in yet, in case we need to make minor adjustments to the support. now that everything is painted we can assemble the front end to make sure everything fits, then remove motor and paint!
__________________

DriftExchange
eyehate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2009, 05:35 PM   #28
eyehate
Zilvia Member
 
eyehate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: albuquerque
Age: 33
Posts: 187
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Update, new oil pan and pick up, radiator and intercooler modded.'
font end and wiring coming together.

















__________________

DriftExchange
eyehate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2009, 06:56 PM   #29
nsn240
Zilvia Addict
 
nsn240's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: pa
Posts: 640
Trader Rating: (1)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Send a message via AIM to nsn240
saw this on ziptied.. looks really good man! diggin the rad support and dimples
nsn240 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2009, 08:54 PM   #30
arkive43
Zilvia Addict
 
arkive43's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: houston
Age: 31
Posts: 796
Trader Rating: (0)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
nice.....is that a gecko!!!
arkive43 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
drift, rb25det, s13


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:00 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors
Copyright © 1998 - 2014, Zilvia.net™