Thursday, 31 January 2019

Nissan Silvia S15 Spec R Update - January 2019

Hi folks,

I'd like to start this brief S15 update by wishing you a happy new year! Let's hope 2019 is the year we all want it to be.

So onto the car.

Over the winter I have changed up a few items on the car, starting with matching door cards and interior trim:





With the interior sorted it was time to add a little bling to the near stock engine bay, so an aluminium intake pipe was sourced:


This tidies up the intake side of the engine bay plus enhances the sound of the intake noise.


Next, I moved onto suspension, the car came over from Japan with a set of used Bilstein shocks and springs. These always felt a little crashy however I had no idea how bad they were. It turns out, pretty bad:




So they were promptly replaced with a brand new set of adjustable MeisterR coilovers.





I am very happy with the composure and handling of these coilovers, the adjustable top mounts are also very helpful.


Now the car was looking good on the inside and sitting right on the outside it was time to add some stance, enter Volk Racing.
 



A used set of TE37s in good condition were sourced, these are 17" / 9j / et12 all round and are wrapped in Yokohama AD06r semi-slick tyres.


I initially had some rubbing issues after fitting the wheels on my all stock arches, so a call to Arch Enemy was placed and I had the good man out that same week.

Both front and rear arches were rolled with no paint cracking and now even when pressing on there is no rubbing. Great job Arch Enemy!


Next up on my list is a Nistune, fuel pump, boost controller and a tune. That should bring me to my target of 300 bhp at the flywheel.

Stay tuned for more updates. Want to see what else i'm up to? Check out the latest driving games and car games on drifted.com and maybe i'll see you there racing my digital S15!

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Enter the S15..

Hi Okishima fans.






I wanted to drop a little update about a new car in my stable; my 1999 Nissan Silvia S15.







This car is my daily driver and over the coming years, I will slowly transform it into my ideal daily.

The spec is pretty basic, 50k miles, full Aero kit, fogs, 3" exhaust system, HKS intake, Bilstein suspension, WORK XT7 wheels (18" 8.5 ET+32 square), clear rear lights, Bride seats and shift boot.

Stay tuned for updates and you can check out my latest car driving games project here.

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

It's a bit quiet around here?

Unfortunately due to other commitments, Okishima has fallen quiet for a while. Due to building Drifted.com, both Okishima and my personal blog have suffered. Don't worry, we will be back with a fresh design, fresh cars, and fresh meets. Until that point, the Drifted community is proper active, so if you wana drop into the Facebook group and say wassup, please do!

Drifted.com Facebook Page

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Crail Big Track

Anyone still here? Aaaanyway, nice little vid from Dave Murray from Crail back in August. Mine's looking pretty ugly, but that's in the process of being fixed right now...

SXOC August Drift Day - Crail, Big Track, 28-08-10 from Dave Murray on Vimeo.

Sunday, 24 October 2010

Omega race car

Now I like Omegas, they're comfy and pretty handy for towing S13's with.... I never thought I'd find myself wanting one as a race car however:





Love it, you crazy Dutch bastards.

Saturday, 16 October 2010

Photo Dump: Inspiration

Photodump from my Inspiration folder. Just cars (or parts of cars) that have caught my eye for one reason or another.