2000 Nissan Silvia – Import Tuner Magazine

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2000 Nissan Silvia Brave New World

Shubash brazen taken on the S15 Silvia is humble and defiant–a refreshingly duality

Shubash Singh’s Nissan S15 Silvia is calm the outside. With its factory casting back ominously, the features an overly polite that signals a potentially sense of speed, power, and workmanship. The body modifications are not and Shubash is unapologetic about it

Because just like the old asserts, Don’t judge a by its cover, his S15 is a crusty title-less with coffee stains and corners. The major separation of underwhelming façade is the Silvia’s planned, disco-ball-turning, massive

Headgames Motorworks’s Dave first brought Shubash’s car to our I can remember the cold Tennessee when I heard it start for the time; it sounded strong and it well, but I couldn’t get past its surface.

There has to be a reason why who builds four-digit-horsepower 2JZs for a like this thing, I myself. And after a neck-whipping freeway pull, I realized I was speechles, even after we over to have a peak the hood, and as the photographer muttered the It’s. beautiful! I looked and his face shone pure He was staring at the Silvia’s SR20DET magic in his eyes; the sight of the ultimate motor fully was angelic.

It was a moment of saccharine ecstasy, a connection through cars, and for those moments like of unity between tuner and that the SR20 exists. is right in being unapologetic the exterior.

I grew up with a passion for and basically anything with from performance, sound, to appearance. I enjoy and fiddle it all, Shubash said, I this car because my father one some years back and I get enough drive time it. The car handled and performed great in its state. The options and many you can go with this platform me and caught my interest.

When I saw one for sale from a I jumped and have been in it since. Much of that manifestation came from father, who owned an auto and body shop when was growing up back in Trinidad. His was also an avid street flogging cars like the 1200, Mitsubishi Lancer and Mazda RX-7.

This for cars, as well as the appreciation of the transferred seamlessly into life.

Everything in this was coordinated to an epic T, from the of the exterior to the massive, velvety bay that cascades underneath the like a stage revealing performers. The engine alone around $15K in parts and The motor’s head is fully with a polished valve matched perfectly with the and exhaust manifold.

Piping was customized for shorter with less aggressive and the rotating assembly has been The 2.0-liter displacement remains but the compression ratio has been from 8.5:1 to 9.0:1. The turbo was upgraded with one Precision, a model HP6262.

The manifold is from Peakboost, an equal-length T3 top mount, while the intercooler and pipes were to Shubash’s liking and the boost was replaced with a Blitz ICD-III version. All of which the Tomei Procam camshafts, H-Beam connecting rods, and CP move a little faster to a of a firm, absurd loudness.

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