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Old 09-10-2008, 09:24 PM   #1
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Default How do you like your GTR? (or your experience with the GTR)

Hi Guys.

I would like to know how you like (or dislike) your GTR. Or maybe what you wished was on GTR or not on it.

This is what i like/dislike about my GTR :

1. Not as practical as I thought due to the combination of the long front overhang and low ground clearance. (i had to redo my own driveway). I wish they had a system like in the new Gallardo to lift the front end.

2. I wished that it also had an exhaust system like the Gallardo which opens bypasses beyond 4000 rpm, the sound is really not "FAST" enough.

3. Amazing sound proofing!!! (there seriously is no major difference driving 100 km/h and 180 km/h) and great audio system.

4. Suspension settings is way too hard for Indonesian roads....hehehe (but that's not the GTR's fault. It's just the road) On smooth roads, the car is Amazingggggggg!!!

5. a bit more power would do it for me.....(475 whp would be nice)

6. Considering the speed it makes and the cornering ability it has.....it is really UNBELIEVABLE that the GTR also carries such a big trunk and has 2 seats at the back (which for us small indonesian size is still ok.....) making this the only other supercar i know besides the corvette that one can take to a golf course with a friend.

I would really like to know how you guys like your GTR.

Cheers.
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Old 09-12-2008, 05:31 PM   #2
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Old 09-13-2008, 11:15 PM   #3
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I adore my GT-R. This is without question the best car I've ever owned.
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Old 09-17-2008, 07:24 AM   #4
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Default I like it!

Took delivery yesterday. I really like the Cd (.27) and am guessing it will not take too much to get this baby going 200+ mph,which I will do.

Too early for me to comment specifically but I think it will be a fun track and open road race ride. Yes,my Z06 is faster in a straight line but so what? So is my Ruf Turbo which happens to be way faster on the top end.
All three serve my purpose.


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I don't mind the chassis noises at all,but I wish the exhaust had a bit more rumble : )
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Old 09-17-2008, 06:29 PM   #5
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LOVE THIS CAR!

Comments on the Gallardo comparison, the lift is nice.. I cant get into my garage ramp without using the lift on the Gallardo, however, using this a lot wears the front suspension peices which cost $5k to replace.. so yeah.. I'll go buy a board to throw down in front of my driveway for the GTR after I lower it

The flap on the gallardo drives me crazy.. I dont like it.. it seems to switch over around 4k rpm which is where I'm normally at while driving around town, so its CONSTANTLY going low/loud/low/loud which drives me crazy! With the flap stuck open, its gurgles too much at low rpm, sounds like water is bubbling around back there.. only on WOT does the Gallardo exhaust in all its glory sound amazing.

I agree, wish the GTR had that louder sound, which is why I ordered new exhaust and high flow cats, hopefully that plus the stage 2 cobb and some other stuff I'll have a nicer sounding growl soon.
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Old 09-20-2008, 03:54 PM   #6
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Look this guy, http://www.tamparacing.com/forums/ge...-09-gtr-3.html

Its not his car (he took the photo from this forum?) but he loves the car at his own way.
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Old 10-03-2008, 03:17 PM   #7
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definately not as fast feeling as i thought it would be. on a track , this car would be absolutely amazing, but on a regular highway, which is my main usage, there are cars that feel alot faster. z01, and even the cobra.
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Old 11-17-2008, 01:46 AM   #8
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Good thread. Like everyone else above, I love the car. Why:
* it does everything they said it would
* really fast and smooth on the highway
* accelerating from 80 mph to 150 mph on the interstates and the cars behind you just disappear
* I like the way Nissan is treating Owners like very special people
* I brought mine into an out of town Nissan for the 1000 mile service, and that dealership gave me the red carpet treatment and stored it in the showroom before I picked it up.
* the reaction on the street has been amazing. People taking photos and videos on the road; following me until I park to ask about it; my kids frinds coming over (with parents) to look at it in the garage.

Great experience.
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Old 11-17-2008, 04:40 PM   #9
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Godzilla ROCKS!
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Old 11-17-2008, 05:03 PM   #10
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Old 11-17-2008, 05:05 PM   #15
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Pros: One of the best value for money cars out there, lines on the car are fantastic, top quality equipment (Brembo, Bilstein, Polyphony, etc.)
Cons: Sound is not aggressive as most of us would like, the back seat is basically useless(for big Americans) especially when considering how big the car is.
Obviously the pros far outweigh any cons, but I will say that the Spec V might be the more appropriate strategy for defining how this legend will go down in history.
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Old 02-03-2009, 11:23 AM   #16
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Default Does anyone else have the same 'problem' with their GTR?

Collected mine last Saturday and have been keeping below 5000 RPM as directed by dealer until 2000 KMs. But since driving it out of the showroom until now (250 KMs) there is a continual clunking noise from I the gearbox at low speeds. I called the dealer straight away but he said it was normal. It sounds almost agricultural the way it swaps cogs at low speeds.

I'd really like to hear if anyone else has this sound too?

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Old 02-03-2009, 01:52 PM   #17
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Totally normal. They all do it. The clutch on mine rattles at idle. SMG and MDCT in BMW's do the same thing.
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Old 02-03-2009, 03:18 PM   #21
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Thumbs up GTR

the car doesn't feel as fast as it really is, completely stock ive beat M5, M6, C6 Z51, lost by a car and 1/2 to a C6 Z06 at 175mph, also beat a couple of New M3's with ease, now with some minor mods ive raced the same Z06 and beaten it twice, a stock gallardo got toasted, F430 the same, this weekend im racing a Gallardo Superleggera. will post the outcome that run, my point is the car is perfect.. Its gonna take something serious to beat a heavily modded Z06 or a ZR1. But all around i would rather have the GTR.

wow forgot to mention my favorite race: roll on the highway onto 160 plus ive raced and beaten a yellow 997 turbo with according to the owner exhaust, chip, and waterbox. Very happy with this one lol

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Old 02-03-2009, 11:53 PM   #22
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Got 5000+ miles on it and it's still the best car I've ever experienced. Love the responses to it; I've even had one marriage proposal! Don't think my husband was quite as amused as I was when I told him. The guy would have had a rude surprise tho; I rarely let my husband drive it!
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Old 02-04-2009, 08:45 AM   #23
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Looks like you are taking some cones out there.
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Old 02-04-2009, 12:13 PM   #24
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I was worried about the clutch rattle as well, until totsubo hipped me that all of them do it.

The GT-R is by far the coolest car I've ever owned. Besides all of the performance things others have mentioned, I like the rockstar factor. I use mine as a daily driver and I never go more than a couple of days between people chasing me down to talk about the car or to take pictures of it. I've had people in M5's and Porsche's discreetly pop up camera phones to snap pics when stopped at traffic lights. I call those "GT-R Moments".
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Old 02-05-2009, 12:25 AM   #25
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Fuguman,

I only took out that one (that run), the one in the grass was an extra. I ended up with FTDL for the day so I did pretty good! The car is a blast in the rain and I had a great time. Can hardly wait for the new season to start.

Cheesewz; Have you had folks trying to take pics of you with their cell phones as you're driving down the freeway at 70+ mph? I'll stop for anybody and bs about the car, it's one of my favorite things to do but I draw the line at a moron trying to take a pic of me on the freeway. I pop the car into 5th and leave them gawking.
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