Jay’s 1983 Nissan DR30 Skyline

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1983 Nissan DR30 Skyline

This is Jay Kho’s 1983 Nissan Skyline DR30. I first came across this Skyline on the web – Jay and his car were featured in the widely popular video series Petrolicious. Since I was in Las Vegas for a SEMA summit, I decided to hit up Jay to see if I could snap a few quick photos. We headed over to the Red Rock area where the desert scenery was perfect and the sun was setting. It was a Monday afternoon where the temperature was well above 100 degrees and it was still pretty hot… but we were able to find a good spot and take these pics on the side of the road!

His DR30 is in awesome condition thanks to a lot of hard work. It has an SR20 engine transplant that happens to come from one of pro drifter Forest Wang’s personal cars – I thought that was pretty cool. A big thank you to Jay for letting me shoot his awesome Skyline and also for showing me around the nontourist areas of Las Vegas. It led to a fun night full of drinks, laughs, and good food. I never thought I would say this but… looking forward to returning to Vegas. 😉 Spec/Mod list below.

1983 Nissan DR30 Skyline

1983 Nissan DR30 Skyline

1983 Nissan DR30 Skyline

1983 Nissan DR30 Skyline

1983 Nissan DR30 Skyline

1983 Nissan DR30 Skyline SR

1983 Nissan DR30 Skyline

Engine:
SR20det blacktop engine swap
Greddy oil pan
12lbs boost
Custom intercooler piping by Get nuts lab
Godspeed intercooler
Fluidyne radiator
5 zigen exhaust

Driveline:
FJ20et 5 speed transmission with SR20 bell housing
Blitz stage 1 race clutch

Suspension:
Custom rear coilovers by Feal suspension
Front custom coilovers unknown from Japan

Wheels/tires
RS Watanabe 15×8.5 -9
Nitto neogen tires 205/50/15

Exterior:
Jenesis front air dam
Jenesis rear spoiler
Original two tone paint and lettering
Original Nissan headlight covers
Hella fog lights
Rear tekkamen tail lights

Interior:
Momo retro steering wheel
Razo shift knob
Custom aluminum front mount bracket for radio and boost controller
Sunpro 3 piece gauge
Pioneer stereo deck and speakers
Autometer sport comp tachometer
Blitz boost gauge
Cusco floor bar
Tekkamen driver and passenger seats