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Introducing: The Meanest Looking Custom Built Skyline R34 GTR 1/7th Scale Remote Control RC Car

Passion, It's the thing that drives us to achieve. The push we feel to dare to dream something, ideal, and then manifest that vision into reality. For anyone who's ever fallen head over heels into an engine bay, or body work, or getting your car track ready, YOU KNOW that feeling that drives you to customize and make things as you feel they should be. Your intuition is second to none.  RC Car Skyline GTR R34 Custom Built Remote Control Car This GTR is no different from any of the other incredible cars featured on this site ( just look around; there's red ones , blue ones , silver ones , white ones , black ones ) - except for one, small, detail. - It's 1/7th the size! You wouldn't be able to fit inside it, but it still rips around like a GTR should, and is a whole lot of fun to drive I'm sure, and the customization on this build is phenomenal.  Nissan Skyline GTR RC Car Rear End Spotted on the RC sub, user XJuggernaut101 shared their build story with us of ho

For Sale: 1991 Nissan Skyline GTR w/ upgraded Twin Turbos rebuilt 485 WHP Engine

Update: This car is now SOLD.
Another local Nissan Skyline has come up for sale, this particular car comes from a long time, active GTRCanada Forum member who started his build thread back in 2008, one of the first people I knew personally to own a right hand drive, imported Japanese car, just a few years after we had passed the allowance period.
Silver Nissan Skyline GTR 1991 Sunset Drive
Sunset drive Nissan Skyline GTR 1991
This silver '91 GTR first caught my attention when it parked in the lot near my apartment, back in the days of my First GTR, I parked near his car and somehow, I think there was a note left on someone's car or dust writing on the window, but we ended up being on all the same forums.

Then as one of us bought parts, we would try to get on group buys together, often sharing resources, mechanics, connections, importers, anything we could. We often went to a lot of the same car meets, like Thursday Nights @ Montreal's Orange Julep.
Rebuilt Upgraded RB26DETT Skyline GTR Engine
Rebuilt Upgraded RB26DETT Skyline GTR Engine
I knew TW to be a solid guy, he actually recommended Haig @ Autoworx for getting work done on the Skyline after he had his engine rebuilt there, they have a flawless record of never having one of their built engines' ever fail.
Skyline Trackday race at Sanair Track
7 Nissan Skylines ready to hit the race track @ Sanair, Qc
He was also part of our Skyline track day @ Sanair, after going for a few laps in the passenger seat, I remember this car to be really quite impressive, the acceleration will really deliver that feeling of an elephant sitting on your chest, like nothing else can. Actually, we ran a post about the Carbon Fiber NelsonMX Skyline for Sale a few weeks back, which has since sold, he was at that track day too.

Without further delay and enough of a trip down memory lane, presented below, for the steal of a price of $16,500, and it's got way more than that in parts alone - is the Kijiji ad for this 1991 Nissan Skyline GTR:
For Sale Nissan Skyline GTR
For Sale Nissan Skyline
After much debate, I've decided to make the difficult decision and part with my 1991 Skyline GTR. I've owned the car since 2007, and have put a considerable amount of time, energy, and money into building it. The result is a reliable, fun, monster of a car. In 2007, I blew the motor and a full rebuild of the motor was necessary. What started as a simple project quickly became a complete overhaul, and with the help of Haig (formerly of Autoworx) and top quality parts, the car came together. It was a slow process, but each year the car was outfitted with new parts and a new attitude, and it has become pretty close to what I would consider a perfect street machine.

Tuning was done by Robin Almasi. The most recent dyno session yielded just under 485WHP at 21.5 psi (94 octane). There's still a little more power to pull out of a slightly more aggressive tune, but we went a little on the safer side. As far as power goes, turning up the boost to 23-24 psi would make over 500whp, I would go with some head work first though. The stock head will make 500whp easy, but bigger cams, some porting and gears would provide a ton of power / torque. As it is though, the car pulls like an absolute train. The GT2960r-5's come on HARD at around 4000 rpm and it pulls all the way through the powerband. 

As far as maintenance goes, meticulous would be an understatement. Oil was done every 4000km, always used motul. The car was always properly warmed up and cooled down every time it was driven. Top quality fluids used all around(transmission and diffs). All fluids were done at the end of last year, oil was just done 1 month ago. Continue to treat her right, and she will reciprocate. 

The car has seen one track day, and performed very well. For continued track use, upgraded brakes might be a good idea but for street use with the occasional track day, it will perform fine. 

Lots of brand new parts have just been added. I just replaced both oxygen sensors as well as the TPS sensor (all original Nissan parts) (both are common failures on a car of this age).. Brakes are also BRAND NEW. all rear tie rods replaced 1 month ago. In addition, the clutch was just rebuilt (100km ago) with a genuine OS GIKEN rebuild kit, so it is brand new. Tires are BRAND NEW, 20 km on them. 

Skyline R34 GTR Red Cam Covers Engine
Skyline Red Cam Covers + Nismo Metal Oil Cap

  • Garrett GT2860r-5 Turbos (x2)
  • JE 87mm pistons
  • TRUST Downpipe
  • Fujimura Test Pipe
  • HKS Silent Hi Power Exhaust
  • NISMO R34 N1 Oil Pump
  • NISMO R34 N1 water pump
  • NISMO low temp thermostat
  • NISMO Radiator Cap
  • NISMO Oil separator kit
  • TOMEI Hicas lock kit II
  • TOMEI 276 lph Fuel pump
  • SARD 700cc Injectors
  • HKS EVC-s boost controller
  • Block bored out, acid dipped
  • OEM Idler, tensionner, Timing belt
  • ACL Oversize main + rod bearings, 
  • Full gasket set, steel head gasket
  • Crank remachined
  • New Throttle connecting rod
  • R34 spark plug ornament cover
  • APEXI power intake system
  • Polished intake piping
  • SAMCO Silicone Rad Hose
  • SAMCO Silicone Lower rad hose
  • SAMCO heater hose kit
  • NISMO solid shift kit 
  • NISMO clutch pivot
  • KOYO copper radiator
  • OS GIKEN ts2bd Twin plate clutch
  • AEM UEGO Wideband
485 WHP RB26DETT Twin Turbo Skyline GTR Engine
485 WHP RB26DETT Twin Turbo Skyline GTR Engine
Wheels + tires: 
  • Work Emotion XD-9, 18x10 +18 all around
  • Falken azenis 453 275/35/18
Work Emotion XD-9 Rims 18x10
Work Emotion XD-9 Rims 18x10
Suspension + handling:
  • HSD HR Coilovers
  • CUSCO Front Strut bar
  • brand new Brembo blank rotors
  • hawk hps pads (brand new)
Nismo N1 Headlight Lip and Bumper Ducts
Nismo N1 Headlight Lip and Bumper Ducts
  • NISMO N1 Headlight swap
  • NISMO N1 hood lip
  • NISMO N1 Bumper ducts
  • NISMO N1 side spats
  • removed spoiler, shaved trunk
  • R35 GTR Emblem 
  • 6000k HID kit
  • Tinted Windows, 35% rear 50% front
Nissan Skyline Interior Momo Wheel
Nissan Skyline Interior Momo Wheel
  • Custom black seats
  • MOMO Pilota steering wheel
  • HKB boss kit steering wheel adapter
  • NISMO titanium GT knob
  • MOMO handbrake boot
  • MOMO shiter boot
  • White Speedo leds
  • Aluminum speedo cluster bezel
  • Pioneer AVIC z3 navi unit
  • Pioneer amp
  • Pioneer component 6.5" spekaers up front, pioneer 6x9's in the rear
Black fabric R32 GTR seats Interior
Black fabric R32 GTR seats Interior