With popularity of R32s being at a peak it was just natural that we had to show you this one, as Giuseppe’s R32 is one of the very few prime examples outside Japan. He has owned this particular Skyline for 10 years now so you can imagine how much work he has put into it to be standing there the way it is now.
Before the Skyline, he’s owned an Integra which went straight up for sale as soon as he rode a R32 back in ’04. Being determined he went through the process of importing his very own example which finally arrived half a year later.
The initial plans were mild. But as usual plans change.
First thing that was done was swapping the engine. By now Giuseppe has gone through 3 RB25s!
In the beginning it was meant to be a weekend or track car in which he could learn to drift, but as one thing leads to another, as well as thanks to an eye-opening trip to Japan, the decision was made to turn his ride into a full blown street machine that is a perfect reflection of Giuseppe’s personality.
All that makes him the proud owner of one of the most unique Skylines in the entire scene.
We’d like to thank Jason Hoang from lifewithjson.com for taking his time making these brilliant pictures.
And Giuseppe made a point of saying thanks to a bunch of people! First off Lexie his wife and Marco his brother, Ryan and Jimmy from Vex Performance, Gary and Cort from Urbanx, Devon, Dion and John! Also a shoutout to Team Royalty that Giuseppe is a part of!
1990 Nissan Skyline R32 GTST
Owner’s name: Giuseppe Di Gaeta
Year of purchase: 2005
Power output: 470ps
XS Power turbo manifold
Greddy intake manifold
Tial 44mm wastegate
Deatschwerks 740cc injectors
Custom Setrab oil cooler
Custom HKS Type R intercooler
Tomei titanium exhaust
OS Giken Super-Lock 1.5 way LSD
RPS Stage 3 clutch and flywheel
Tein Super Drift coilovers
PowerTrixx front upper control arms
Whiteline front and rear sway bars
JIC Magic tension rods
Cusco front and rear struts
Nardi Torino steering wheel
Bride Zeta 3 bucket seat
Takata MPH harness
STACK ST8130 race cluster
STACK boost gauge and clock
SARD carbon cluster trim panel
Cusco Safety 21 5 point roll cage
SSR Professor SP3 18×9.5 front with 225/40 and 18×12 rear with 275/40
R32 GTR front and rear calipers
Version Select V1 Aero Kit
Carbon trunk lid
Seibon GTR vented hood
Ganador S13 mirrors
DMAX roof spoiler
Origin Lab under canards
Origin Lab vented fenders
Vertex bumper canards
Custom carbon rear bumper canards
Custom carbon side skirt extensions
Rocket Bunny S13 duck lip