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First off- apologies for the lack of blog posts lately. We've been swamped with a few projects in which we'll eagerly announce in the next few months. Amongst it all we're still wrenching on Skylines though! Most recently, Lerry lent a hand to Dustin on an intake install. If you're not familiar with Dustin, make sure to check out his YouTube channel. He's a car enthusiast that bleeds gasoline and alongside his current builds (a monster Evo and beast of a WRX) is his most recent acquisition; a black pearl metallic R32 GTR from Toprank Motorworks.   It all started...

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For all things, knowledge and experience comes as time goes by. Time changes circumstances and automotive performance is no exception to the rule. Motorsport and automotive fashions trend, and in most cases what once was pertinent information becomes outdated. Most brands rise and fall within their industry, yet there are instances in which a brand has overcome the test of time. Looking back; my waking moments consisted of me being glued to my computer screen and magazines to watch and read about legendary Japanese workshops. Top Secret, MCR, JUN, Powerhouse Amuse, and Mine’s were among the long list of tuning...

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A few decades ago, road trips were common occurrences. Before airfares got cheap, and when we were broke (we're still broke), jumping into the car and driving a great distance towards our destination was the way we traveled. Lerry's (@spaceh1ppo) car was recently shipped up to Vancouver for some inspection and maintenance work at Garage Saurus. While it would have been easier on our sleeping patterns to organize shipment back, he and I took the opportunity to fly up to spend some quality time with the Canadian family. I touched down at Vancouver International Airport at 1:00am Friday morning. Lerry...

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If you're in the market for a Skyline and you're a resident of Southern California, chances are you've heard of International Vehicle Importers. The team at IVI are the ultimate gurus of bringing in vehicles from afar. Although there are more and more people figuring out how to bring Skylines into the United States these days- these are the guys with the most experience. They do it the right way, and they're the name we say when asked for a recommendation.  This past Sunday, they invited us to the Open House event at their Cypress office, a new location that...

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The R32 GT-R is an awesome car. But let's be real, it's not perfect. It's got issues. We're often asked what its like to own and maintain Godzilla. Here's a list of the things we wish were different. Don't worry though, we love these cars. A larger list of what we love is soon to come.   1. InteriorThe car is no lavish high quality clad machine. One of the places where we feel the R32 lacks is the interior. Although Nissan didn't intend for things to break; broken air vents, bubbling dashes, and falling headliner are common issues to...

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