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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.

Titan Motorsports R35 GTR Removable Parachute Mount

October 10th, 2016 Comments off

It doesn’t take much for a tuned Nissan GTR to trap over 150mph at the drag strip, unfortunately doing so requires a parachute on NHRA and other sanctioned tracks. Titan Motorsports has developed a removable parachute mount for the R35 Nissan GTR that allows the car to meet the requirements and be quickly removed for street use in less than 5 minutes with a single bolt. Designed in CAD before being laser cut and CNC bent, our removable chute mounts are manufactured from lightweight chromoly that is TIG welded in a custom built fixture.

The mount replaces the factory rear bumper support and utilizes the existing OEM support holes for secure mounting. Provisions have been incorporated in the chute mount to allow the existing foam bumper support to remain preventing the bumper from sagging. A CAD drawn cut template takes the guess work out of cutting the access hole allowing you to accurately measure and cut your OEM bumper to clear the chute mount. This hole is covered by the license plate for easy concealment when not in use.

The Titan Motorsports removable parachute mount ships ready to be installed finished in your choice of brilliant silver or gloss black powder coat finish.

Available now : TITAN MOTORSPORTS R35 GTR REMOVABLE PARACHUTE MOUNT

Titan Motorsports R35 GTR Billet Main Girdle

July 28th, 2016 Comments off


In starting with a clean slate for our VR38 engine program and developing our Titan Motorsports Billet VR38 block we came to the realization that many street cars would benefit from an upgraded lower billet main girdle. During our FEA analysis of the factory block our simulations revealed block distortion that could lead to main bearing failure and gasket failures.

A new lower girdle was designed using Computer Aided Design and analysis. The result is a product that strengthens key areas of the girdle while mating with the OEM casting, allowing the engine to withstand the abuse that the block endures while producing over 1,000hp more than the factory desired. This CAD engineered girdle is CNC manufactured from a solid block of 7075 aluminum alloy commonly found in the aerospace
industry. 7075 offers strength properties comparable to most steels while providing more corrosion resistance than some other aluminum alloys.

This billet girdle will require line boring to your engine builder’s specifications and will work with the factory 3.8L displacement or stroker applications. This design will be implemented in our upcoming VR38 billet block. Until then, anyone looking to build their own race prepped VR38 with premium parts can benefit from our experience while using the machine shop and engine builder of their choice.

Available Now : Titan Motorsports R35 GTR Billet Main Girdle

Titan Motorsports / T1 Race Development R35 Nissan GTR Flywheel Bolt Kit

May 23rd, 2016 Comments off

Leading the path to big horsepower from the VR38, we’ve found many parts that aren’t up to the task of reliably delivering performance beyond Nissans original benchmarks. Upon a resent teardown we noticed some abnormal fretting of the flywheel in the areas where it mounts to the crankshaft. This particular failure can be seen when tearing down the engine, but it also could be the reason for the engine teardown. This fretting requires replacement of the crank and/or flywheel in most situations. It goes without saying, this is a very expensive repair.

A joint venture between T1 Race Development, ARP and Titan Motorsports resulted in a custom designed and manufactured fastener to better cope with the higher torque loads requested in our GTR applications. The new fasteners are produced In ARP’s 2000 material with a black oxide finish, and require a 12 point ½” socket for assembly. The ARP 2000 material has a much higher tensile strength of 220,000 PSI versus the stock bolts rating of 140,000 PSI. The increase in tensile strength allows us to administer a higher torque spec of 140ft/lbs. We also recommend applying Blue Loctite for added insurance, it’s important that the Loctite only gets on the threads of the bolt, and not between the flywheel and crank, or bolt head and flywheel.

Available Now : TITAN X T1GTR R35 NISSAN GTR FLYWHEEL BOLT KIT

Titan Motorsports R35 GTR Speed Density Conversion Kit

February 25th, 2016 Comments off

The R35 Nissan GTR factory mass air flow sensors have difficulty reading the additional airflow
provided with upgraded turbos and aftermarket blow off valves and in high boost OEM applications. To remedy this problem, the air volume must be converted to a speed density setup requiring the air temp sensor to be moved post-intercooler and a MAP sensor installed. Titan Motorsports has
created a plug-and-play kit that resolves this problem relocating the intake air temperature sensor from the factory MAF Housing to the Upper intercooler upper pipe.

This kit is a recommended upgrade for R35 GTRs making more than 700whp or those wanting to run Vent-to-Atmosphere Blow-Off Valves. This installation takes 5 minutes and the included Plug-N-Play harness allows the car to be returned to stock. It should be noted this modification will require an ECU re-tune calibration for Speed Density, with proper calibration there is no change in drivability.

Included in this kit :
-Intake Air Temperature and Map Sensor (all in one)
– Motorsports Grade Plug and Play Harness

Available Now on Site : Titan Motorsports R35 GTR Speed Density Kit

Event Coverage : V2Lab Mystery Meat 3

October 21st, 2014 Comments off



V2Lab held the 3rd installment of their Mystery Meat this weekend in Downtown Orlando. Always a popular event, this year proved to exceed anyone’s wildest expectations with an estimated 75,000-100,000 people and thousands of cars flooding the streets of downtown Orlando. While the event didn’t officially start until 10AM, the vendor lots and surrounding parking lots were swarming with attendees as early as 5:30AM with participating cars ranging from exotics, to tuners, to even the retired NBA superstar Shaquille O’neal rolled through on his custom trike. Unfortunately crowd control did become a factor and a few select individuals helped ruin the event for everyone when the police felt they had limited resources to control such a big event and promptly began shutting down the show early. We’d like to thank Ravi and the gang at V2Lab for hosting us, it was a great event that’s success allowed it to outgrow the city hosting it, we’re anxious to see what’s in store for next year and look forward to attending the next Mystery Meat.

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 attends the Celebration Exotic Car Festival 2014

April 14th, 2014 Comments off



The streets of downtown Celebration were filled with exotic cars and enthusiasts as the annual Celebration Exotic Car Festival took over the small town outside Orlando. The event benefits the Make A Wish foundation and attracts hundreds of exotic and limited cars in addition to Movie cars and celebrities. In addition to Ferraris and Lamborghinis as far as the eye could see, this event also marked the landing of the first McLaren P1 to hit Florida which drew an incredible crowd throughout the day. We proudly displayed our M5 and GTR projects in addition to a fleet of vehicles from the Mac Racing collection which cleaned up the awards ceremony with 8 wins.

Titan Motorsports Nissan R35 GTR Street Intercooler Kit

May 14th, 2013 Comments off

Keeping inlet air temperatures low is a key to making consistent horsepower with any turbocharged application. To combat this problem in the Nissan GTR we have developed our new Titan Motorsports OE replacement Intercooler. The foundation for our intercooler upgrade start with a massive 22”x10”x4.50” core from an industry leading US manufacture. The core is then surrounded by CAD designed end tanks which are laser cut for consistency are TIG welded in custom fixtures to prevent warping.

The Titan Motorsports street intercooler kit features 2.75” diameter inlets and outlets and are bead rolled at our facility to prevent the charge pipes from blowing off at higher boost levels. This intercooler is designed so that the factory Nissan intercooler pipes or any other factory replacement piping system can be utilized. As a result there is no need for additional piping to be supplied with this kit. The plug and play nature of the Titan street intercooler allows the unit to be installed without modifying the factory bumper or any other factory panels, and allows the factory bumper support to remain intact. All necessary hardware and instructions are included with the core.

Available now on our website : Titan Motorsports Nissan R35 GTR Street Intercooler Upgrade

2013 Nissan GTR gets host of Upgrades before heading to South Africa

April 30th, 2013 Comments off

We’ve shipped cars and parts all around the world for over a decade, however occasionally we get a request that is a bit outside our normal radar. This particular GTR was one such case, arriving at our door with nothing but delivery miles on the odometer the owner was looking to upgrade his newly purchased GTR before it was exported to his home country, of South Africa. He was quite happy with the GTR’s performance, but wanted it a bit sportier, and like most was not impressed with the factory interior options. We’re always up for a good challenge, and with a quick turnaround time we were able to delivery upon the owners wishes before handling the logistics of making sure the car arrived to South Africa in the same perfect condition it arrived.



he interior was completely dismantled and all panels wrapped with a high grade italian leather. The owner was happy wanted the interior to look factory just with finer materials. All panels including the rear factory plastics were carefully recovered in the same leather with gray stitching to provide contrast. The headliner was also upgraded with a Alcantara being the material of choice putting this GTR on the same level as its european competition.Anyone who opens the door and gets a quick smell of that fine italian leather knows this GTR interior is like no other.


The exhaust was upgraded to a Speed By Design mid pipe and catback exhaust section, however with strict laws in his home country the Titanium tips were swapped out for factory units to help the car fly under the radar. A Cobb access port tune helps make the most out of the exhaust upgrades and improve shifting with new shift algorithms installed as well.