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I'm Thinking RBs - The Differences Between R32, R33, and R34 GT-R Motors

If you've been following my Progress Bar posts about the ongoing restoration and build of my Nismo R32 you'll probably have seen me point out that the new Nismo Fine Spec motor that's in my car is an R34 spec version. To most people that may seem like a minor detail since the R32, R33, and R34 all have the same RB26DETT motors...but that's not really the case.
Yes, all three generations of RB-powered GT-Rs had the same basic motor but it shouldn't come as a surprise that in the 14 years between the debut of the R32 in 1989 and the end of production for the R34 in 2003 that Nissan made certain changes both internally and externally. As a result, it's not simply a matter of taking an R34 motor, plunking it into an R32 engine bay, turning a couple of bolts, plugging in some connectors, chugging a couple of Sapporos, and hey presto, you just gave Godzillla a heart transplant!
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