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Varis Tuning Shop Tour - JDM Perfection

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Behind the Build

Owner.
Tadao Yahagi

Build Time.
5 years

Feedback.
Opinion@varis.co.jp

Hobbies.
Starbucks coffee, Cars, DVD collecting

Previously Owned vehicles.
Supra Mark II; Toyota MR-Sl Evo VIII MR (CT9A); Evo IX Wagon; EVo X; Fairlady Z34

Motivation.
"To build a reliable, yet fun, daily driver that's also our company demo car."

2009 Varis Z34 Fairlady 370Z

Output: 346 ps at 7,000 rpm / 45.2 kgm at 5,500 rpm

Engine VQ37VHR; Blitz Advance Power Air Cleaner; Amuse STTI exhaust, headers

Suspension Acre Street Spec coilovers (14kg front/12kg rear), pillowball camber plates

Brakes Original Runduce brake kit eight-pot front brake calipers, six-pot rear calipers, street pads front/rear, steel braided brake lines front/rear, Dixel racing brake fluid

Wheels/Tires Front: 20x10 +30 with -5mm spacer Rays Volk Racing G25 and 275/30-20 Bridgestone Potenza S001; rear: 20x10.5 +22 with +15mm spacer Rays Volk Racing G25 and 285/30-20 Bridgestone Potenza S001

Exterior Varis Arising II aero kit; carbon-fiber front lip; carbon-fiber side skirts; Hyper Narrow 1,360mm GT wing/carbon-fiber wing base; fenders with carbon lower fins, cooling bonnet hood, original graphics

Interior Recaro RS-G seats

Electronics Blitz Touch B.R.A.I.N

Gratitude "My Varis family, Rays Engineering, Acre, Original Runduce, Amuse, Bridgestone, and Recaro"

Owner.
HKS Technical Factory

Build Time.
5 years

Feedback.
www.hks-tf.co.jp

Hobbies.
Building Cars

Previously Owned vehicles.
Fairlady Z33 MT and AT; Vq35-Powered Skyline Coupe; BNR34 GT-R; Toyota FT-86

Motivation.
"Car was built primarily as a demo car to test products and run at numerous time attack events."

2007 HKS TF R35 GT-R

Output: 620 ps at 7,120 rpm / 85 kgm at 5,800 rpm (dyno tuned by Hideyuki Naka)

Engine VR38DETT (2011); HKS GT600, Racing Suction intake, twin-fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, 850cc injectors, Superior Spec R Titanium exhaust, front pipe/center pipe; Racing Fire M45HL spark plugs, Super SQV blow-off valve, upgraded wastegate actuator, R-Type intercooler, aluminum charge pipe kit, oil filter, DCTF-II oil cooler kit; Racing Pro 15w-50; HPI radiator hoses; carbon fiber surge tank cover; Cobb Access port

Suspension HKS Max 4 GT Sports coilovers (16kg front/12kg rear), pillowball camber plates

Brakes Endless monoblock six-pot front brake calipers, steel braided brake lines front/rear, Spec-V rear calipers, PFC Racing pads front/rear, HKS F706 racing brake fluid

Wheels/Tires front: 20x10.5 +24 Yokohama Advan GT and 285/35-20 Dunlop Sport Maxx GT600; rear: 20x11 +5 Yokohama Advan GT and 285/35-20 Dunlop Sport Maxx GT600

Exterior Varis GT-R '13 aero kit, front/rear bumper, front diffuser, carbon-fiber front lip, front bumper grille cover, front fender garnish, carbon-fiber side skirts with louvers, rear under-skirt, Euro Edition GT wing/carbon-fiber wing base, fenders with carbon lower fins, cooling bonnet hood, carbon trunk, original graphics

Interior Recaro TS-G seats; Willans four-point harnesses, RSW gauge cluster

Electronics HKS EVC 6, AFK knock amp, Circuit Attack counter

Gratitude "Special thanks to all the HKS Technical Factory staff who contributed to building this otherwise stock engine R35 with bolt-ons that delivers an impressive 650 ps."

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