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Hi everyone,

 

My name is Josh and I am a 2014 Z34 Nismo (generally referred to as the V1) owner. I am currently living in Western Germany where I also purchased the car.

 

Some specs on my car:

 

  • original white / gunmetal paint scheme
  • stock engine
  • went thru a couple of exhausts, most notably
    • Tomei Expreme TI with titanium Y-Pipe (to this day still my favorite, but unfortunately authorities are cracking down on illegal exhausts here)
    • street legal custom-built HK Power exhaust from Holger Kern, basically a stainless true dual 3" with muffled h pipe and dual HKS Hi Power stainless mufflers with 30mm titanium tip set up in a JDM style angled configuration (angled to the outside and slightly up)
  • basic cosmetic mods, including
    • front car plate holder delete
    • rear wiper delete

 

I have a pretty decently outfitted garage and do most of the maintenance work myself. I would not call myself a very good mechanic, but I can get most of the easy stuff done. I am incredibly lazy, which is the biggest issue with getting stuff done (still need to change the headers on my truck 🤦‍♂️).

 

I own 2 additional cars: a decently modded Genesis Coupe 3.8L V6 AT (Bilstein B14, Schmidt Revolution rims, Bastuck stainless exhaust) and a bone stock Nissan Titan LE 5.6L V8. I bought the Genesis for my wife as a daily driver, but she never drives it.

 

I am currently trying to retrofit my Nismo to swap in original 2018 gunmetal gray JDM door handles (the cast aluminum ones). In EU/NA we only get the plastic matte silver or 2018 dark chrome handles. This turned out to be a little more difficult than anticipated (key locking cylinders ftw) and I am mainly here to source parts that I need.

 

Thanks for having me and have a great weekend!

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Thanks for the warm welcome. I realized I don’t have any recent pictures of the car. No car meets because of Covid and all…

 

I’ll try my best to accomodate the need tho 😅

 

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At the Nurburgring with Cosmis MRII wheels

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Tomei Expreme TI exhaust

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HK Power HKS Hi Power Stainless TItanium Tip exhaust

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My work truck

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5 hours ago, mddrgn said:

 

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You park like me.

Choose the end space.

Leave maximum space for the person next to you to minimise chance of door damage from people next to you:thumbs:

 

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Always good to keep the oem exhaust incase.

Unfortunately the original Nismo exhaust likes to disintegrate from within from all that corrosion. 

 

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Good to see Z owners in Europe where German cars dominate.

There is a small but significant group of JDM enthusiast in western Germany. Mostly Subaru, but I have seen some nice Silvias and Skylines. 

 

 

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Ever got to the biggest Z meet in Europe held in Germany

Which one? The one at CTD? I usually stay away from Z only meets in Germany. I prefer meets with higher diversity 😉

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