Silvia S14a Track/Drift Build

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  1. adam1249

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    Right so where do I begin...

    Back in late 2013 I thought I would leave the VAG Scene and get something rear wheel drive and Jap,

    That's when I saw this white Silvia in the Japanese Auctions, I wanted one pretty stock with good body work and a few supporting mods so this one was just perfect for me,

    I set down my maximum bid and hoped for the best,

    A couple hours later I had won it I was now the proud owner of a 1996 Nissan Silvia S14a Grade 3.5

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    The car was paid for and moved to the docks where I started the longest wait of my life,

    8 weeks later the car arrived in bristol at the docks,

    The wait was well worth it,

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    Completely rust free, Brought the car back and got it sent straight off for its MOT with it passing with no issues,

    Next was registering the car which was a painful, especially with the car outside just wanting to be driven

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  2. nissanr34cal

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    fairly tidy car
     
  3. adam1249

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    Since the car was off the road and waiting to be registered, I thought I would do something to the interior just so its a bit more of a nicer place to be in, and thought would try out wrapping

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    Much better wrapped centre console, Skunk gear knob, and double din screen
     
  4. AndrewMays

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    Sweet ride bro ;)
     
  5. adam1249

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    As some people might know the standard s14 brakes are abit crap
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    So opted for some R33 GTR front brake as they came up at a good price
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    After a quick paint threw them on and i could feel the difference straight away, and whilst i had them off threw on some :dw: braided lines
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    Well my coilovers started knocking a few weeks ago so out with the Nismo coilovers and in with the HSD's
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    Out with the old and in with the new
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    Dropped the car a bit lower this time aswell, All new lows
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    Bushes started knocking on the subframe not long ago so a quick order to Driftworks an got some polybush's as this is still a road car didn't want to much of a harsh ride,
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    Dropped the subframe and used an air chisel to break apart the old worn out bushes, once they was out thought it was best to protect the subframe as much as i could by sanding it down and covering it in anti rust primer before turning it blue.. because well.. i like blue,

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    Back up and installed
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  8. cantbassed

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    Cool! you dont hang around do you? Nice S14a you have mate!
     
  9. adam1249

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    Haha cheers dude,

    Gave the car a wash over the weekend and headed down to Brighton for Aces Cafe's InCarNation,
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    Was an awesome day once the weather cleared up
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    While waiting for the oil to drain out of the landy and getting it ready for a offroading session, though i would bring the silvia in for a clean and a once over
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  11. adam1249

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    Getting ready for my defi gauges, filling in the center heater vents with fibre glass and filler, also blocked off the center filter behind then putting oil temp oil pressure and water temp gauges in
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    subscribed, not too keen on the white but I love your work
     
  13. adam1249

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    Cheers dude, The white interior or the white car? lol
     
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    that guage cluster is well done fair play!
     
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    Recently had a 4 wheel alignment done down at Drift Street Imports
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    Threw on some Nankang NS2R Semi Slicks
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    Done a trackday
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  16. Joe Gersh

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    sweet s14 bro, love the interior! I Think you should buy a carbon BGW....
     
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    Loving this looks mint too!
     
  18. adam1249

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    After my drift day the clutch has finally given way

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    ACT paddle clutch and CC lightened flywheel thanks to autoextreme

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    Any updates? Love this thread.
     
  20. got_s14a?

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    god i miss my pearl white kouki so bad. seeing this makes it worse
     

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