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Nov 16, 5:00am - #327573 
Paul Walker's Skyline

Anyone checked out December issue of Sport Compact Car?

They tested his 2001 Skyline GT-R V-Spec II thumbsup
He's had a lot of work done to it, putting down 414 horsepower, 322lb-feet of torque on the dyno.

I don't think if I was as rich as Paul Walker I'd let anyone borrow my Skyline to bag on around town. He wasn't even around when they tested the car...then, after pulling off a 12.5 second quarter mile the driver (Paul Walkers mechanic) f*d the engine up good. frown

Godamn, some day I'd like to own a Skyline. Even a bone stock Skyline.

Here's a snap and a look at the dyno-chart...look at the power curve on this beast (if you can call it a curve!) eek

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Nov 16, 5:01am - #327574 
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Nov 16, 5:25am - #327575 
I wish i had a skyline!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Nov 16, 6:33am - #327576 
nice!!! i need to pick up that issue!!


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Nov 16, 6:59am - #327577 
Real nice car! It goes on to say he has many, many cars, Skyline being only one of them. When I read the headline, I thought it was about another guy named Paul Walker (not the actor). Didn't realize his role in F&F got to him that much. Too bad about the motor. The funny thing is, the guy driving it is supposed to know about the car and drives it regularly. The magazine guys were afraid to drive it (rightfully so).


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Nov 16, 7:07am - #327578 
unmmmm yeah...with a curve like that it should feel like getting hit from behind by an 18 wheeler

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Nov 16, 7:33am - #327579 
That's super nice eek

I'd love to find that thing crusing around town...It'd be fun to play with grin

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Nov 16, 8:37am - #327580 
yeah, read it last month when i was in atlanta...

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Nov 16, 9:55am - #327581 
hahaha... i bet its tuned like shit... john would agree with me on that one rofl

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Nov 16, 11:00am - #327582 
You can have a Skyline...buy an Infiniti G35 Coupe. That's until the new skyline comes out in japan. Car and Driver did an article about. I'd link ya all, but no one here reads anything about cars anyways.


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Nov 16, 12:26pm - #327583 
414 hp isnt very much for an RB...

those things can crank out over 800 whp with ease.

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Nov 16, 1:13pm - #327584 
am i the only one here that thinks 414 on a skyline is a little lame? arnt those things grossly detuned and restricted from the factory? but then again im probably the onlyone here that thinks the skylines are over rated but thats just me.


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Nov 16, 1:15pm - #327585 
Infinity G35 coupe? how are they the same as a skyline?


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Nov 16, 1:16pm - #327586 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
That's super nice eek

I'd love to find that thing crusing around town...It'd be fun to play with grin


more like find Paul Walker cruising around town.. tasty rofl


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Nov 16, 1:17pm - #327587 
infinite G35 is just a watered down version of the skyline. same manufacturer different names.

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Nov 16, 1:26pm - #327588 
why dont they bring the skyline to the states?


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Nov 16, 1:27pm - #327589 
^^Wrong. G35 is the same thing as a stock skyline R34. GT-R is what makes all the kids drool. The stock engine is the same. Only difference is the badging. It's the Nissan V35 skyline in Japan.


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Nov 16, 3:02pm - #327590 
Meh.

Skylines perform great, and have lots of cool stock features... but I still think they are fugly.


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Nov 16, 3:04pm - #327591 
that power "curve" (straight line) had me laughing. That's no curve. That's gotta feel sick when you mash on the gas! grin

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Nov 16, 3:19pm - #327592 
The car isn't specifically set-up for sheer horsepower. It's all-around handling, useable power, stopping...

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Nov 16, 3:22pm - #327593 
Originally Posted by jyboygenius
^^Wrong. G35 is the same thing as a stock skyline R34. GT-R is what makes all the kids drool. The stock engine is the same. Only difference is the badging. It's the Nissan V35 skyline in Japan.


exactly thumbsup GTR is the version that is fast though. Kinda how theres a Celica GT and GTS.

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Nov 16, 3:24pm - #327594 
its still a nice ass car...how can you say its fugly revmonster?

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Nov 16, 4:02pm - #327595 
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
its still a nice ass car...how can you say its fugly revmonster?


Because it's just a plain coupe that looks like it was designed to be sedan? It looks like an Accord or something. Take away the performance and nobody would give it a second look.

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Nov 16, 4:18pm - #327596 
You can have a Skyline now, if you have $$$ to spend.
Visit http://www.motorex.net/skyline.html
They import Skyline to the US and do conversion so that they are street legal.
The car will be DOT approved, EPA tested and provide paper work to clear the car for U.S. street use.

BTW, the dyno graph is pretty lame and scaling is kinda misleading.


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Nov 16, 6:25pm - #327597 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
its still a nice ass car...how can you say its fugly revmonster?


Because it's just a plain coupe that looks like it was designed to be sedan? It looks like an Accord or something. Take away the performance and nobody would give it a second look.


How right you are my friend when the skyline first cameout it was only to be had in sedan form (prince motor company of Japan). It is very sexy though.


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Nov 16, 6:30pm - #327598 
eek thumbsup

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Nov 16, 8:20pm - #327599 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
its still a nice ass car...how can you say its fugly revmonster?


Because it's just a plain coupe that looks like it was designed to be sedan? It looks like an Accord or something. Take away the performance and nobody would give it a second look.


i'd give it a second look, i think the skyline looks better than all 2dr nissan cars' except for the 350z. i'm a sucker for right hand drive too.


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Nov 16, 8:24pm - #327600 
Originally Posted by jyboygenius
^^Wrong. G35 is the same thing as a stock skyline R34. GT-R is what makes all the kids drool. The stock engine is the same. Only difference is the badging. It's the Nissan V35 skyline in Japan.


Ok, are you talking about the G35 here in the US? It doesn't have the same stock motor as the R34, as the R34 is turbo'd and the G35 isn't. However, without looking at the turbo.. the motors would be the same.


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Nov 16, 9:31pm - #327601 
Originally Posted by GT4

BTW, the dyno graph is pretty lame and scaling is kinda misleading.


yup yup... that car is about as advanced as anything they actually put in F&F...

ooo he added a FMIC... who fuckin cares.


i happen to know about the shop that "tuned" that car and they fucking suck...

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Nov 16, 9:33pm - #327602 
to anybody saying that this car sucks let me ask you this, you think you can beat it with your car? would you trade your car for this one?


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Nov 16, 9:40pm - #327603 
the point is that they havent really done any work to it... and getting 415 hp out of an RB26dett is about as easy as making a peanut butter sandwich...

the car is nice, its a great car... but its hardly magazine worthy...

its basically like putting a civic with Intake as a feature in super street IMO...

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Nov 16, 9:41pm - #327604 
Originally Posted by Lasherccl
to anybody saying that this car sucks let me ask you this, you think you can beat it with your car? would you trade your car for this one?


That's a retarded thing to ask. Someone posted a video of an 8-second turbo-diesel F-350 on here before. Could it beat my car? Yes. Could it beat a stock Ferrari Enzo? Yes. Would I trade my car for it? NO.


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Nov 16, 10:16pm - #327605 
Originally Posted by SquadOne
Originally Posted by jyboygenius
^^Wrong. G35 is the same thing as a stock skyline R34. GT-R is what makes all the kids drool. The stock engine is the same. Only difference is the badging. It's the Nissan V35 skyline in Japan.


Ok, are you talking about the G35 here in the US? It doesn't have the same stock motor as the R34, as the R34 is turbo'd and the G35 isn't. However, without looking at the turbo.. the motors would be the same.


There's a very common misconception. GTR comes with the turbo. Everyone thinks of the GTR when the word "SKYLINE" is used. Your stock skyline is the same friggin car as the Infiniti G35, except the japanese don't have Infiniti, so it's a Nissan. Trust me here buddy. EXACT SAME CAR STOCK TO STOCK, JUST DIFFERENT NAME. Don't confuse the GTR with the regular V35 skyline. Another difference is the AWD system the Skyline from japan uses. The ATTESA system is able to split power to rear wheels. I think the split is 30-70rear, if I'm not mistaken, and it drives like a RWD car.


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Nov 16, 11:32pm - #327606 
Originally Posted by jyboygenius
^^Wrong. G35 is the same thing as a stock skyline R34. GT-R is what makes all the kids drool. The stock engine is the same. Only difference is the badging. It's the Nissan V35 skyline in Japan.


You're the one who is wrong.

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The GTR35 has not been released yet.

If you think the only difference between the GTR and the GTX is the badging, you need to go do some reading. rolleyes

They have different:
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The V35 and the R34 are also completely different cars, with different chassis and different engines. wtf

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Nov 16, 11:36pm - #327607 
i would kill the idiot who blew the engine

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Nov 16, 11:37pm - #327608 
you guys are missing the point... and that is that paul walker is a fruitcake and his skyline is not impressive...

hell, they needed to change the scale of the dyno to make it look good...

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Nov 17, 12:46am - #327609 
I know for a fact I would kill that car!!!! anyones thats seen my car at the shows or seen me on the streets in Lancaster can attest to that... also bakersfield dyno has all the paperwork to show how much of a monster mine is, copies coming soon.. NOT TO MENTION THE BIG BORE KIT THAT WE JUST FINISHED DOING WITH THE WORKS INSIDE THE ENGINE!!

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Nov 17, 1:11am - #327610 
Originally Posted by Traviesa86
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
That's super nice eek

I'd love to find that thing crusing around town...It'd be fun to play with grin


more like find Paul Walker cruising around town.. tasty rofl


I already have...Stuck it in his dad's pooper rofl

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Nov 17, 1:30am - #327611 
Silver, it's as simple as this. You've got it a bit too complicated...I know the differences with the performance differences, but for simplicity's sake:

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The G35 is the Skyline in Japan. No GT-R Version though.

Here's some more updated pics. http://skyline2.nissan.co.jp/top.html


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Nov 17, 5:42pm - #327612 
Originally Posted by elshauno
I know for a fact I would kill that car!!!! anyones thats seen my car at the shows or seen me on the streets in Lancaster can attest to that... also bakersfield dyno has all the paperwork to show how much of a monster mine is, copies coming soon.. NOT TO MENTION THE BIG BORE KIT THAT WE JUST FINISHED DOING WITH THE WORKS INSIDE THE ENGINE!!


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Nov 17, 5:44pm - #327613 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by Traviesa86
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
That's super nice eek

I'd love to find that thing crusing around town...It'd be fun to play with grin


more like find Paul Walker cruising around town.. tasty rofl


I already have...Stuck it in his dad's pooper rofl


who cares...as long as you didn't ruin Paul tasty


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Nov 17, 6:07pm - #327614 
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Nov 17, 8:30pm - #327615 
Originally Posted by jyboygenius
Originally Posted by SquadOne
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^^Wrong. G35 is the same thing as a stock skyline R34. GT-R is what makes all the kids drool. The stock engine is the same. Only difference is the badging. It's the Nissan V35 skyline in Japan.


Ok, are you talking about the G35 here in the US? It doesn't have the same stock motor as the R34, as the R34 is turbo'd and the G35 isn't. However, without looking at the turbo.. the motors would be the same.


There's a very common misconception. GTR comes with the turbo. Everyone thinks of the GTR when the word "SKYLINE" is used. Your stock skyline is the same friggin car as the Infiniti G35, except the japanese don't have Infiniti, so it's a Nissan. Trust me here buddy. EXACT SAME CAR STOCK TO STOCK, JUST DIFFERENT NAME. Don't confuse the GTR with the regular V35 skyline. Another difference is the AWD system the Skyline from japan uses. The ATTESA system is able to split power to rear wheels. I think the split is 30-70rear, if I'm not mistaken, and it drives like a RWD car.


Ah ok man, I think I got you now. You're comparing the G35 here in the US to the LATEST Skyline out in Japan. At first, I thought you meant Paul Walker's type of Skyline posted earlier. And yes Buddy, I know the G35 is the Skyline of Japan. You only confused me..


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Nov 17, 10:00pm - #327616 
^^Sorry. Didn't mean to mince words.


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