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Tuned Nissan Micra Pickup

Tuned Nissan Micra Pickup

Posted by Glenn Rowswell on 15th January 2014

tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
tuned Nissan Micra Pickup
Gary Russell’s tuned Nissan Micra Pickup

STYLING
Professional pick-up conversion, handmade carbon-Kevlar parts including flared front wings, flared rear arches and roof skin, custom-made polypropylene front splitter, rear diffuser, undertray and mirror baseplates, customised bonnet, Nissan OEM headlight covers, carbon mirrors, re-sprayed in black

TUNING
CA18ET engine from 1989 Silvia, CA18DET bottom end, pistons and rods, S13 manifold with T28R turbo, S14 downpipe, 380cc injectors, Renault truck intercooler and custom hard pipes, Nissan Bluebird Turbo gearbox, custom shafts with Micra CV joints, full 3in straight through exhaust to a 4in side-exit pipe, 40-litre race fuel tank, 2-litre swirl pot, twin 305 LPH pumps, 10mm fuel pipes inside shell

CHASSIS
Front wheels: Longchamp XR4 8x14in ET27. Rear wheels: Watanabe Type R 9x14in ET32, Toyo T1R 195/45×14 tyres all round, Koni Corsa B coilovers on front with modified top mounts, OMP strut brace, AVO coilover units fitted to rear beam with custom mounts in pick-up bed welded onto roll-cage, Almera GTi discs and calipers up front with Carbonetic pads, standard rear drums

INTERIOR
Stripped out cabin, multi point roll-cage, fibreglass lightweight seats, TRS harnesses, go-kart steering wheel, Autobachs dice gear-knob, dash-mounted rev counter and water temp gauges, chequerplate door panels

Photos Steve McCann