Tjin Edition 1998 Nissan R34 Build

The recipe for success. What does it take to build a piece of machinery that appeals to the masses? Is it a rare vehicle? Is it great fabrication work? Is it a talented crew of individuals that pour their blood, sweat and tears into a project? Is it a unlimited budget? Is it luck? Or is it a little bit of all the above?

What you see here before you is one of the most rare pieces of machinery that we have ever come across in our industry. The Tjin Edition 1998 Nissan R34 Skyline sedan debuted at the 2005 SEMA show and since then it has taken our industry by storm. After seeing the car debut at the SEMA show and on ESPN 2 Import Racers TV show, and then at numerous shows like Import Showoff, Hot Import Nights, Night Shift, and DUB we wanted to find out just what went into building this one of a kind ride. We decided to contact Neil Tjin, owner of this Skyline and president of Tjin Edition and asked him if he would be kind enough to share with us his behind the scene photos and the 411 on what went into building his R34 sedan.

Tjin was kind enough to share with us all his build-up photos and give us a breakdown of some of the parts that were used to build this project.

This is only part one of a five part series that we will be brining you on the build-up of the Tjin Edition Skyline. Once you have seen how the Skyline was built, we will wrap things up with a full feature on the Tjin Edition R34 Skyline sedan. So stay tuned.

A look at some of the parts that went into the build-up of the Tjin Edition Skyline sedan:

1998 Nissan R34 Skyline sedan
285/25/20 and 345/25/20 Pirelli tires
Gold GTR valve cover
Garrett GT42 turbocharger
Bell Intercooler front mount intercooler
Prototype intake manifold
Prototype turbo manifold
TiAl wastegate
TiAl blow off valve
BDL throttle body
BDL cam gears
BDL fuel rail (special Tjin Edition version)
Nitrous Express direct port set-up with carbon fiber bottle and bottle opener
PWR radiator
PWR transmission coolers
PWR oil coolers
RB26DET motor
RB25DET transmission
Barry Grant Sumo fuel pump
20 gallon fuel cell
1000cc injectors
Roll cage metal
D2 Racing air jacks
Cusco adjustable front a-arms
Cusco adjustable rear control arms
TEIN hood props
OEM Nissan R34 sedan spoiler
URAS wide body rear fenders
URAS wide body door skins
URAS wide body front fenders
URAS front bumper
URAS side skirts
URAS rear lip spoiler
URAS front hood spoiler
BASF light green paint
BASF dark green paint
NISMO GTR cluster
NISMO GTR floor mats
NISMO oil cap
NISMO radiator cap
Advan steering wheel
Bees Racing tilt hub adapter
Unique Fabrication strut bar
350ft plus of steel braided lines
Earls fittings
Stop Tech pistons and rotors
20×11.5 and 20×13.5 HRE 540 wheels
Crossfire Car Audio amplifier
Crossfire Car Audio subwoofer
Magnaflow exhaust
Vibrant 4″ aluminum tubing, clamps, and hoses
DEFI gauges
Ignited HID bulbs
Ignited switches and accessories
Unique Fabrication door panel
Unique Fabrication center console
Unique Fabrication seat brackets
Status Racing seats

Tjin Edition Supporters on this project:

Turtle Wax
Marvel Mystery Oil
Unique Fabrication
NOS Energy Drinks
Theory Communication and Design
HRE Wheels
MOB Works
Bell Intercoolers
Status
Stop Tech
Tuesday Afternoon
ID-Tuning
TG Designs
Nitrous Express
Magnaflow
Vibrant Performance
BASF
BDL Industries
Crossfire Car Audio
Pirelli Tires
PWR
TiAl
Barry Grant
Japan Parts
Ignited Performance
Ignited HID
Grafik Dezine

 

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