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Long time customer of Safely Insured, Richard owns this Nissan 200sx and when the rest of the drift world are immersed in engine swaps with big V8’s going into a lot of competitive drift cars, …
Japfest 2014 – Is certainly the UK’s and arguably Europe’s biggest Japanese car show! It was an early start on Saturday morning, with a 200 mile drive for me. Typically a little overcast but Castle Combe Circuit was beckoning and I couldn’t have been more excited to get back amongst the biggest and best in the Japanese Tuning scene.
The British Drift Championship moved to Lydden Hill in Kent for Round 4.
Team Safely Insured Driftworks were sitting in 7th place having been plagued with minor mechanical issues that meant we hadn’t progressed past the top 8 all year.
For the 2013 season, the Safely Insured / Driftworks Skyline R32 has undergone some major changes. The R32 has always been the ‘second car’ in the Driftworks stable and was always over shadowed by the ground breaking Nissan S15. With the S15 now sold, and a new project being built, the R32 has been given some love, and doesn’t it look the part!
Beauty isn’t just skin deep and the’32 now runs a replacement Toyota 1JZ and Syvecs ECU as well as a few tricky new suspension tweaks to make sure it’ll qualify for competitions next season.
The engine was mapped and produced good and safe power figures of 560BHP and 555ft/lbs torque at 1.6 bar of boost. The roll cage is a work of art and also boasts Nascar door bars between the roll cage and the seats for added safely and rigidity.