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Customer Cars : R35 Nissan GTR Upgrades at Titan Motorsports

July 20th, 2017 Comments off

Titan Motorsports Nissan GTR Builds – From Street to Fully Tuned

At Titan Motorsports, we have a long track record of building high-performance Toyota Supra’s and being the industry leader in 2JZ performance. More recently Godzilla has been on the attack, with our tuning shop filled to capacity with a healthy mix of the usual Supras and a ton of R35 Nissan GTR that have produced their own incredible results. Our current GTR builds cover full spectrum from daily driven street cars with basic upgrades to runway attacking half mile track cars.

With 2017 nearly halfway complete we wanted to take a moment and showcase some of our customer and shop builds to illustrate Godzillas potential from mild to wild.

2010 Pearl White R35 with TMS650 Stock Turbo Bolt On Package

    

The first customer R35 we’d like to showcase is this 2010 Pearl White R35 which receive a full bolt on TMS650 package. This package was bundled together with:

– 1000cc Injector Dynamics fuel injectors
– Deatschwerks 265LPH fuel pump
– TiAL blow-off valves
– Titan Motorsports intake system with an intercooler

With all these modifications and a tune developed by Titan Motorsports, this R35 sits at a comfortable 605HP; adding 50+ horsepower from the stock layout. Usually, we recommend installing an exhaust system with modifications this lite but this Zilla was already equipped with a Fabworx titanium exhaust. The owner operates a powder coating business and used the car as a showpiece for this business by coating the piping and intake manifold in a metallic copper high temp coating. The contrast of colors between the bolt on parts, the black accents surrounding them, and the Pearl White engine bay makes this car stand out with a unique flare.

 

Black Switzer Performance R35 Updated

This particular 2010 GTR was one of the earliest Switzer Performance builds, the team at Switzer are known for their flawless upgrade packages and this car is no differ. Being an early Switzer P800, this Obsidian Black R35 was showing a bit of its age when it arrived for a fresh transmission upgrade by ShepTrans. While the transmission was out being upgraded we took the time to service the car and update some of the aging items to current technology before retuning the car to make the most of the changes.

– Injector Dynamic’s new 1050x fuel injectors
– TiAL blow off valves
– Full Blown 270 fuel pump

 

Not One Daily Should Have All That Power

             Eric Kerwin of Titan Motorsports wanted to build a daily that would crush any punk that rolled up on him.  Pushing just over 1,000HP, Eric’s 2010 Pearl White R35 GT-R is the epitome of the ultimate daily. When Eric bought his R35 years ago he immediately went for the biggest bang for his buck. At one point, there was a stock VR38DTT in Erics R35 but after Titan got their hands on it there is nothing stock about it. The new Titan 3.8L Engine is built with:

– Titan Motorsports H11 Main Studs
– Titan Motorsports H11 Head Studs
– Titan heads with STD Ferrea valves, Beehive single springs, and titanium retainers. Ferrea valve seals, guides, and locks
– Titan Stage 3 cams with 276 duration and 11.76 lift
– Titan Lightweight Battery Kit
– Titan Crank Damper
– CP Custom Billet Forged 9.5:1 Carrillo Pistons
– Manley Rods Turbo Tuff rods
– King Engine Race bearings in STD size
– Full Blown 1100HP turbo kit with GTX3071R turbos on factory manifolds with upgraded Forge Motorsports Internal Wastegates.
– New OEM Oil pump

 

What Else Has Titan Been Working On?

Aside from R35’s coming in for bolt on performance parts we also have R35’s receiving custom fabricated exhausts, intakes, and piping, all being developed at Titan Motorsports. Over the years of getting to work with these R35’s, we’ve started seeing areas in the car that Titan can make an innovative difference in. We will continue to share with you what going on with these R35 builds here at Titan Motorsports.

Event Coverage : 2014 Festivals of Speed Orlando

December 9th, 2014 Comments off


Festivals of Speed wrapped up its annual event at the Ritz Carlton Orlando this weekend, check out the short clip and gallery below to see some of the amazing cars in attendance. This is one of our favorite local events to attend here at Titan Motorsports and we look forward to attending again next year.

Titan Motorsports proves Supras can still Compete at Texas Invitational

May 8th, 2014 Comments off

The Texas Invitational is currently one of the nation’s premiere roll racing events for true street cars. A heads up battle takes place on an unprepared runway providing a safe and legal alternative to street/highway racing for those participating. As the name would suggest, Texas Invitational invites premier shops from around the country to Texas in order to see who takes home the King of the Streets and 6-Speed challenge bragging rights. The format is simple, you begin with a rolling start to 60MPH, if both cars are paired equally while crossing a starting beacon a green light is given and the first one to the finish line wins. The finish line is a marked point that features a scoreboard showing the competitors sped through the traps for the audience and fellow competitors to see.

Titan Motorsports brought out Dalton McGuire’s newly completely 1998 Quicksilver Supra for its inaugural trip to TI. The Supra platform has not been competitive at previous events, however Daltons car was built to calm the critics and it quickly did with a 180MPH pass in Friday qualifying placing it in the Top 15 out of 80 competitors. It backed this pass up in Saturday’s last qualifying session yielded a 186MPH run and placing itself as a serious contender in the 6-speed challenge. Dalton’s Supra continued its quick and consistent passes allowing to go rounds in eliminations taking out Vipers, Twin Turbo Lambo’s before losing in the semi-finals to the eventual winner Reza in his Twin Turbo Gallardo.

Even though the car did not win the event, our team was very happy with the semi-final finish in an untested car that proved to not only be fast but also reliable. The majority of people in attendance were impressed with how reliable the platform proved to be given the back to back racing every 10-minutes. This quick turnaround time ensures that minimal service can be conducted between rounds, ensuring that competitors bring a true street car and not a full fledged trailer queen. Dalton’s Titan Motorsports Supra made every round and every call to race and armed with data from a great weekend of racing, the car is ready for the next TI event in October.

Titan Motorsports would also like to thank all the competitors who helped make TI such a successful event with great races : AMS, Blackhorse Turbo Racing, Boost Logic, Calvo Motorsports, Dallas Performance, D3 Performance, Eddie Bello, Heffner Performance, KP Racing, Lethal Performance, Nth Moto, Switzer Performance, T1Race, and Underground Racing.

Titan Motorsports Nissan R35 GTR Camshaft Kit

April 22nd, 2014 Comments off

The Titan Motorsports Nissan GTR performance camshaft kit features a complete set of (4) 276-10.6mm lift camshafts optimized to improve the power band of upgraded VR38 engines. This combination is mild mannered enough for street driving while providing additional performance if utilizing upgraded turbos. The Titan performance camshafts provides a great improvement in mid-range power without sacrificing gains at high RPMs. Depending on your turbocharger choice and supporting upgrades, gains of 25-120HP can be achieved.

This kit has been tested in many VR38s producing well north of 1300hp across the globe. We do suggest upgraded valve springs when using this camshaft kit, however they are not required.

Available Now : Titan Motorsports Nissan R35 GTR Camshaft Kit

Titan Motorsports Visits the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas

November 14th, 2013 Comments off





This years Sema Show in Las Vegas was the biggest in history, and after walking the show for days and not feeling like we’d seen everything, we’d have to agree. After a long weekend of racing the countless aisles of show floor took its toll on our aching feet even with the most comfortable of shoes on. This was the year of Tra Kyoto as Rocket Bunny and over fenders seemed to be on every other car in the show. We could count no less than 25 FRS sporting their kit, and probably half as many E92 M3s. Their recently completed Ferrari 458 was one of the most talked about cars prior to the show on social media and a trip by the Nitto booth showed the car lived up to the hype in person. The FRS continues to be one of the most tuned current releases and the show was littered with companies showing their latest wares for the car, from forced induction, wide bodies, air suspension and wheels. The popularity of exterior wraps continues to grow with a number of new colors displayed at the show including many variations of chrome foils and even animal prints ( although it was odd to see 40-50 cars wearing the same matte blue or red colors from last year). Drifting continues to grow in popularity and the show was used as a launchpad for a number of new deals and news about the series. Interest in the 2JZ in FormulaD has grown and the interest for a Titan Motorsports program continues to grow, we’ll see. Rotiform, Forgeline and HRE Wheels adorned the vast majority of the cars in the performance hall with new finishes and designs for 2014. The trend in the wheel world seems to be going towards directional designs, which may be the “new concave” for 2014 in the stance world. Fabrication and minimalism also seems to be on the rise, a trend we can agree with as builds relied less on body kits and bling to stand out and focused more on one off parts and attention to detail. The quality of cars and innovation at Sema continues to blow our minds, we can’t wait to see whats on display next year.

Titan Motorsports releases Nissan GTR Adjustable Front Control Arm Kit

October 17th, 2013 Comments off


Titan Motorsports has released it’s latest offering for the popular Nissan GTR, it’s chromoly front control arm upgrade kit which features quick camber barrel adjusters. These tubular chromoly control arms are a direct replacement over the factory units.

A single barrel camber adjuster allows for quick alignment changes by loosening the jam nut, inserting a standard 1/4 ratchet into the end of the barrel adjuster and turning to lengthen and shorten the upper rod end. The adjuster allows for changes from a factory setup to significant negative camber for those wanting to run wider tires and increase grip at the track. In addition to the benefits of camber adjustments, these control arms also replace all rubber bushings with durable race proven FK spherical bearings reducing play and increasing feedback for the driver when using tires with increased grip.

The control arm comes complete with all spacers and hardware required for installation.

Available Now on our Website : Titan Motorsports Nissan GTR Adjustable Front Control Arm

Custom Nissan GTR 6 Point Rollbar in Deep Blue Pearl

October 11th, 2013 Comments off


The Nissan GTR Roll bar has been a huge success for us as many sanctioned race tracks require such for cars going quicker than 11.50 in the quarter mile. Our standard bars options in a variety of colors fit most consumers requirements, however every now and then we get custom requests which we’re more than happy to produce (at an additional cost of course). This particular customer was interested in a 6pt Roll Bar for his Nissan GTR. In addition to wanting 2 extra points of contact over our standard 4pt bolt in unit, the customer wanted the door bars to be removable and the color matched to his cars deep blue pearl exterior. With our new computer assisted bender from Baileigh Industrial we’re able to take customers ideas like this one and make them a reality. Designs are first drawn in CAD software and then sent to the bender allowing precision fit and repeatability. All of our roll bars are produced from chromoly and Tig welded in house before being sent off for finishing. Custom colors can be produced using powder coat for most colors, however in the event an exact match is not available we can have the bar painted using the same high quality paint process used on the cars exterior.

Battleship Grey Gallardo gets upgraded by Titan Motorsports.

August 15th, 2013 Comments off


Chris is no stranger to exotics, having owned a number of unique sport cars and even other Lamborghinis before his current purchase, this Sinister Gunmetal Gallardo. The car was delivered straight to our shop in great shape, already wearing a set of ADV1 wheels, it needed only minor maintenance and a check over. It didn’t take long for the customization bug to bite, and a list of upgrades were laid out to make this Gallardo a real head turner. The calipers were treated to a coat of super bright Chartreuse Neon before the Lamborghini logos got stenciled in black. The bright color makes the calipers stand out behind the battleship gray ADV1 Wheels and really give the car an aggressive look. With the exterior upgrades complete the car needed a bit more power and sound to match its loud persona on the outside. Not quite ready for one of our twin turbo kits, we opted for our Stage1 NA upgrade. The kit includes a custom exhaust manufactured in house here at Titan with a straight flow design and high flow cats, upgraded filters enclosed in a carbon fiber air box, and a custom ECU and E-Gear tune designed to not only increase power, but let the V10 sound be heard loud and clear for curious onlookers. I’m sure this won’t be the last we see of this beautiful Gallardo, as the next round of modifications area already in the works, but for now Chris wants to enjoy it in its current form.


Alberts Gunmetal GTR on Vossen wheels gets a Titan Power Upgrade

August 1st, 2013 Comments off

Albert brought his beautiful 2009 Gunmetal GTR in for basic upgrades in hopes of a bit more reliable horsepower. The car arrived rolling on a set of Vossen VVS CV3 in 22″ fitment giving,a fitment we don’t see very often here at Titan but the bulky lines of the GTR helped give it a nice stance. For this car we opted for the new and improved Speed By Design exhaust which features a new revised muffler design to limit drone and carbon fiber exhaust tips. Speed By Design downpipes, mid pipes and intakes were also installed to allow the engine to process air more efficiently. A Cobb Accessport with Titan Motorsports tuning allows the engine to put this additional airflow to use, giving the car a nice increase in power in excess of 70-80hp. If you’ve got a GTR and are looking for an increase in power, we’ve got you covered at Titan Motorsports, from basic bolt ons to full blown race builds.


Ferrari 458 receives Akrapovic Full Exhaust Install and Vorsteiner Lip

July 24th, 2013 Comments off


Our good friend Jim pulled up to the shop a few weeks back in his new Ferrari 458, he’s not your typical Ferrari owner however who lets the car sit and collect dust in an air conditioned garage. Jim makes sure all of his cars get used properly and takes great pride in modifying them to put his own personal touch on them. The car arrived already sporting plenty of carbon Oakley Design parts, but was lacking a front lip. We installed the Vorsteiner carbon fiber lower lip which features a center vent that really sets off the 458 from the front. The part fit great right out of the box and required little modification to bolt on. An Akrapovic full Titanium exhaust with carbon fiber tips was chosen to give the already menacing looking car an entoxicating tone and help the engine breath easy. Evolution Motorsports provided us with an ECU re flash to help make sure the car made use of all the extra exhaust flow provided by the Akrapovic exhaust. The car was also lowered on HRE P45S wheels treated to a one of a kind brush tinted bronze finish. It’s truly a unique looking finish in person and goes quite well with the jet black exterior. I’m sure we’ll be seeing this car again, if the extra dirt in the photos shows anything, it’s that Jim will be sure to enjoy this unique 458 and we’ll be seeing plenty of it around town!