Tech Tuesday

Newbie's Guide to Buying a Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R

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Background I've been in the GT-R game for over a decade.  I purchased my first one back in 2006 just after they were eligible for import in Canada.  Boy, did I ever beat that car to death.  Much like many young car enthusiasts, I let me emotions take control of my spending.  The first GT-R I purchased was imported into Canada for the sum of just under $6000.  It had 82,000 km on the clock, and appeared to be in great shape.  Was I ever mistaken.  Now - nearly 15 years later, I've lost count of how many GT-Rs I've...

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RB26 N1 Water Pump Rumours, Theories, and Lies - Demystified

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RB26 N1 Water Pump Rumours, Theories, and Lies - Demystified

Introduction It's commonly thought by many that more expensive parts are superior to less expensive parts.  We see this all the time in the high performance industry.  Lots of people think that if they spend more money on an oil pump, or a water pump that they'll get better results.  This originates in our industry in businesses pushing their sales to increase their bottom lines and profits.  "You need this" is something we've all heard.  But has anyone ever taken the time to justify that claim? This mentality has lead to a gross misunderstanding of what's actually better for you,...

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