You would have to agree that this GTR looks absolutely menacing. With it’s black on black colour scheme and huge rubber footprint, it just shouts “don’t mess with me”. This particular Nissan had come to see us for a few different things. All of which were right up our alley. First up was an
The automotive world is ever growing and evolving, guaranteed there are people who have spent their entire life devoted to the industry and still haven’t seen every hidden corner of it. You would be hard pressed trying to uncover every little subculture within a subculture, so many different ways to go about something, whether that
[embedyt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7M9cNl37I0&width=600&height=339&iv_load_policy=3[/embedyt] After not being completely satisfied with the previous suspension setup, this customer brought their R35 GTR in to see if we could make it a little bit more track friendly without losing the OEM damper adjustability that the car comes with from factory. Whilst a lot of people who drive a track
It’s 2am on Thursday morning. The Heasmans S14 was a midnight late addition to Tune House’s Dyno schedule. With Jim’s expert touch, the Heasman’s S14 produced maximum power (380kw) at the safest levels given it was a freshly built engine. Check out Heasmans Road to World Time Attack 2014 here. We love
With WORLD TIME ATTACK CHALLENGE fast approaching and only a few sleeps left; yesterday we finally got out to Wakefield Park Raceway for some private testing of our Heasman Steering Nissan S14 Silvia. Previously in earlier stages of testing we have had some bad luck with an engine failure after a valve train mishap.
Finish work at 11pm on Friday night. Tow car home. Wake up at 5am. Tow car to track. Drink a coffee. Get car off trailer, scrutineer, sign on, find race numbers because I left them at work. Fuel. Drivers briefing. Put zen sticker on new bonnet. put race shoes on. Get in car. Strap in.
– Words: Ryan Lewis. Photos: Kory Leung. Ask any race driver who is worth their salt and they’ll tell you the same thing: what happens on race day is only a fraction of the full story. Whether your car is a fresh build or a seasoned veteran, there is a process to adhere to before every
– Words: Ryan Lewis. Photos: MJ Digital. If you lined up the crème de la crème of Japanese performance cars past and present, the R35 would come out on top in every test. It’s the most supreme example of Nissan’s engineering prowess, and the flag bearer for Japan at the elite end of supercar territory.