S13 on small wheels

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    jay.david New Member

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    First time that I do a thread about my build on a Forum so it'll be weird in the beginning. I bought this S13 about a year ago from a friend. Minimal rust, as far as I've seen so far but looks hard underneath.

    The goal of this build is to build the S13 of my dreams with all the styles I like mixed into it. It'll be pretty low, small wide wheels with ridiculous negative offset, some small things done to it that bosozoku likes to do and a lot more.

    Current plan is to get the exterior and stance of the car perfect so I can get it resprayed in a nice color and later get a nice retro inspired livery for it. The car is currently sprayed with an ugly primer and needs replacing soon because it's starting to chip off, so that's on top of the list to do. Then get an SR20DE to swap into it and eventually modify it with ITBs, standalone, cams,... Interior won't be THAT special. Rollcage, wheel, seats, harness and some nice fun accessories like a PS2 and a Nissan OEM flashlight (already installed and a lot of fun to mess with people)

    This is my first project and I'll take my time with it to make sure I do everything right and also because I'm still in school so I don't earn that much.

    I'll probably won't update this as much as my Instagram, or more idk yet, so follow me there if you want. @jaydavid666

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    Today I finally got the motivation to work on it again so I put on the new wheels, front bumper and a wing I had laying around from my previous "S13 project" that I did absolutely nothing to haha. I'll try to install the coilovers this weekend and try to fit some suspension arms. I'll order some flares for it soon and then get it aligned because the alignment is off. And yes the pignose is being held up by a piece of wood and the wing is ducttaped to it. 27908417_1805249759507203_8293868573314226004_o.
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    So I forgot about this thread.

    A lot of saving up happened to buy parts for it.
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    So I started with sanding the whole car to get it painted. The car is rustfree, lucky. But one of the old owners decided to fill the bodyline with metal filler or whatever so lots of time was spent bringing the line back.
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    When I got to the fuel cap I noticed that it was proper fucked. The shop where I got the car painted at welded a new piece into it and now it's all good again.
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    Car all painted and door jams, trunk etc were painted as well so it's all 1 color.
     
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    When I was prepping the car for paint I found a great deal on some Longchamps and Mesh for it, so bought those so I could get rid of those fugly steelies. Wheels will be completely rebuilt so they're all nice again. (gold is already removed from Longchamps)
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    PAINTED! Fast forwarded a bit, I could post 10000 pics of inbetween but that'd be a bit boring then.
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    One of my fav parts of this car. The beautiful red and then this silver and black lace on the roof.

    Car has pignose bumper, TBO side skirts, budounouki wing.
    I recently bought Bomex type 1 mirrors and a 180SX rear bumper. Currently saving up for some valances to finish the exterior of this car along with rebuilding the wheels.
    Next step is to make the engine healthy again so I can enjoy it, haven't driven it in 2 years. In meantime I'll rebuild another CA18 so I can put that in once it's finished. New engine bay color will be done hopefully during next winter
     
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    I love everything about this car. Following this one for sure.
     
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    nice reply
     
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    Thank you! I love your build. FJ20 swap is my dream engine for my S13, if I can find a way to do it legal over here I won't hesitate
     

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