Built by Legends MINE'S Nissan Skyline R32 Restomod!

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While we use the term "restomodding' Especially with classics like this Camaro, The Mustang or possibly one 911 connect, that stretches Restomod repertoire on almost all vehicles. Because a restomod is basically nothing more than a classic that has been equipped with modern technology. And you can basically do that with all vehicles. So you are by no means limited to American classics, the old 911 or various British roadsters. With regard to Japan is of course the Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R one such restomod candidate. And that's exactly what the team from "Built By Legends“ pre-buttoned. In the form of a snow-white R32 Skyline GT-R from MINE. Founded in 1985 by Michizo Niikura, MINE'S built its reputation on the R32, R33 and R34 Skyline platforms.

Nissan Skyline R32 Restomod

We are restored and modified specimen has one RB26 2,8 liter six cylinder under the hood, which was handcrafted by MINE's engine builder Toshikazu Nakayama at the time. Among other things, the engine performs via MINE'S VX-ROM ECU (software). 500 PS. He provides in combination with the OEM titanium sports exhaust from Built By Legends x MINE, as well as an empty weight of only 1.357 kg and a maximum speed of 8.000 rpm, for a deafening spectacle and acceleration at the level of current athletes. Even then, there were also tailor-made models for the Japanese coupe Ohlins damper with hyperco springs and also one Brembo sports braking system (Brembo F50, 4-piston front calipers with 355mm RDD two-piece discs, Brembo 360 rear calipers and 343mm RDD two-piece discs) was installed. It has been specially adapted to the vehicle by MINE'S. Built By Legends now provided for a complete dismantling and an extremely laborious one restoration and -reinforcement by Kozo Yoshida of Garage Yoshida (Nara, Japan). The R32 got a new one 5 layer-Painting in combination with many carbon parts, with lots of renewed or restored and powder-coated Share all around and with a new Interior.

chic RAYS TE037 9.5J-18 rims

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Even the RAYS TE037 9.5J-18 rims with MINE'S wheel hub caps have been restored and have been with Bridgestone ever since POTENZA RE-71RS 255/35/18 tires based. Along with the vehicle there is even a special one IMONO key by Built By Legends, made of cast stainless steel and coated with RAYDENT and designed in Hiroshima. Of course, the special key is painstakingly handcrafted and is the perfect complement to one of Japan's greatest gifts to the automotive world. If we get more information about the changes, there is of course an update for this report. You will be informed about this if you simply use our Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!

Built by Legends MINE'S Nissan Skyline R32 Restomod:

  • Chassis restoration and reinforcement by Kozo Yoshida by Garage Yoshida (Nara, Japan)
  • completely stripped down to the chassis and wet blasted, spot welded and repainted with 5-coat paint with integrated MINE'S side stripes
  • renewed or restored powder-coated parts all around
  • MINE'S RB26 2,8L Complete Engine Hand Built by Toshikazu Nakayama at MINE'S (500+ HP)
  • 5-speed manual transmission
  • HICAS removed
  • Built By Legends x MINE's original titanium exhaust with black tip
  • MINE'S Titanium front pipe
  • R35 Air Flow Meter + R35 Injector + MINE'S Fuel Delivery Pipe
  • MINE'S Titanium strut brace with BBL graphics by Yoshikazu Kasai
  • MINE'S x OHLINS DFV suspension system with HYPERCO springs.
  • Brembo F50 4-piston front calipers & 355mm RDD (Racing Disc Development) two-piece discs / Brembo 360 rear calipers & 343mm RDD (Racing Disc Development) two-piece discs
  • RAYS TE037 9.5J-18 rims with MINE'S wheel hub caps
  • Bridgestone POTENZA RE-71RS 255/35/18
  • Carbon hood (painted) with NACA duct
  • Carbon front bumper (partially painted)
  • Carbon rear spoiler (partially painted)
  • Built By Legends x MINE'S Custom Engine Badge by Kusaka Engineering (Tottori, Japan)
  • Aero Blade wipers front and rear
  • MINE'S stainless steel emblem on the rear
  • standard R32 seats
  • MINE's speedometer gauge
  • MINE'S R32 nappa leather x Alcantara steering wheel. (15mm smaller than original, with thicker grain)
  • Built By Legends OEM based shift knob handcrafted by Yoshikazu Kasai.
  • Built By Legends custom neoprene shift boot and brake lever boot by Saito Kougyo.
  • MINE'S parking brake handle made of nappa leather
  • Black chrome door handles
  • Light and rear window wiper switch in black chrome
  • R34 aluminum pedals
  • R34 rearview mirror
  • Black Alcantara headlining, black Garage Yoshida carpets.
  • Restored interior panels by ITO Jidosha.
  • Rear speaker grille removed (concealed rear speakers)
  • Built By Legends x MINE vehicle-specific nameplate
  • Legend's floor mats

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Built by Legends MINE'S Nissan Skyline R32 Restomod!
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