Back in the saddle


After last year’s lack of track time I made a promise to myself to get to more events as a driver.
My venerable Ae86 whilst a cool and capable car is too fragile for these new demands.
Owing largely to the rarity of the parts and uniqueness of the engine conversion.

As detailed in earlier posts I had decided to pick up a 1992 Nissan Silva S13.
As i drive a RPS13 (180sx) daily I am fairly familiar with the chassis, so I decided to take the plunge!

The goals for the build where:
keep it standard as possible, reliable, cheap (lol) have some fun
try and make it look cool!

So this is what I ended up with.

Engine:
Blacktop Non VCT sr20det
stainless manifold, dump pipe with screamer
stock t25G turbo
S14 water neck conversion with braided lines.
GKtech radiator fan
high mounted intercooler under rad support
extended catch can set up

Suspension:
FR: Cusco CS-Zero Coilovers with Craft Work 10kg Springs
Rear: JIC Magic Coilovers with 8kg Springs
china brand camber arms
Powered by max bent style toe arms
GKtech locking collars
GKtech slip on lock spacers.
solid steering colum bush
super pro rack bushes
welded 4.3 R180 diff
everything else stock 20 year old items haha

Drive train
Extreme HD Organic clutch
everything else stock hahaha

Interior
Velo Fixed back bucket seat
spin turn knob
Safety 21 5 point Half cage

Rolling stock
FR Southern ways 15×8.5 -3 with +15mm spaer
195/55 Yokohama’s
Rear: Southern Ways 15×9.5 -22 with 195/60 china tyres.
no wheel alignment hahah

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Photo thanks to Moosified images  

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