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Nissan S13 Type X (Kouki) build #6

Exterior color decision and GP Sports spoiler I finally made a decision about the color my car will get. It will get wrapped in the 3M Black Rose gloss vinylwrap. In my opinion this color, with its amazing fade in… Continue Reading →

Nissan S13 Type X (Kouki) build #5

CPU upgrade and exterior color plans due to the changes in the air intake and intercooler, I am going to upgrade to another ECU, which allows the engine to run with the correct air-fuel ratio. I got hands on a… Continue Reading →

Nissan S13 Type X (Kouki) build #4

Interior plans and Gauge upgrade Last christmas I got me some [Hoonigan] – AutoMeter Gauges, which should be pretty known to all of you, because they are also built in Ken Block’s legendary Hoonicorn. I got a 3D printed gauge… Continue Reading →

Nissan S13 Type X (Kouki) build #3

Brake upgrade I chose the 300ZX (Z32) brake setup, with 4 pistons at the front calipers and 2 pistons at the rear calipers. This is a huge upgrade to the original 2 and 1 piston swing saddle setup. Just stripped… Continue Reading →

Car scene dictionary

There are many of terms used in the car scene which many guys don’t know even if they are car enthusiasts. So I gathered some of the most common terms together for you guys. “Hachi-Roku” or “Hachi”: Hachi-Roku is japanese… Continue Reading →

Nissan S13 Type X (Kouki) build #2

Wheel plans and resulting Hub conversion I got hands on some rare mint condition Nismo LMGT4 rims (17×9 et22) originally built on an R32 GTR. After I received them, I had to get the 5 bolt rims on the still… Continue Reading →

Nissan S13 Type X (Kouki) build #1

Car purchase and first problems I own this car since spring 2016. Bought it due to the good condition of the body, it already drove over 200k kilometers, but was originally owned by a Nissan car dealer. The car got… Continue Reading →

Japanese car related words and their meanings

I would like to get you a little overview of the most common car related Japanese words and their meanings. From Motorcycle gangs up to the different tire wheel fitments, if you don’t know how to call it in Japanese,… Continue Reading →

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