Inside Nismo: A Day At Omori Factory
The Katana Sets The Theme

Welcome to Nismo! I’ve wanted to bring you a story on this place for a long time now, but when Nissan’s official competition and tuning arm announced that they were closing down their old headquarters in Tokyo’s Ōmori neighbourhood for a swag new base closer to Nissan’s home in Yokohama, I decided it would be best to wait. And I’m pleased I did, because no corners were cut in equipping Nismo with a facility reflective of its motorsports achievements, new road cars, and high-end Nissan performance tuning parts and accessories.

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Nismo’s Ōmori Factory is now located in Tsurumi – a busy industrial district of Yokohama City – and built on the restored and modernised building that once used to house Nissan’s Technical Center. Nissan moved its HQ from Ginza in Tokyo to Minatomirai in Yokohama a few years back too, so it was almost a given that eventually Nismo would follow. Yokohama and the Kanagawa Prefecture is where Nissan was founded and it just looks better if all the operations are closer together. Nissan designer Daisuke Yasuhara was called in to design the building, and he styled it along the simple and angular lines of the katana (Japanese samurai sword). This is something especially visible on the exterior of the building, highlighted with the use of black, silver and red – Nismo’s colors.

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Take a step inside and you are instantly greeted by an R390 GT1 Le Mans racer bolted to the wall!  In case you are wondering, this is no mock-up either, but one of the cars that actually raced.

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Those katana lines are incorporated into the design of the floating ceiling, as well as the various glass displays that surround the main showroom area.

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Since opening just over a year ago, the new hub is where Nismo is spearheading its slow but gradual move to liven up some of Nissan’s regular production cars from. During my visit the Nismo Juke and Nismo Fairlady Z were on display – cars that have since been joined by Nismo versions of the March, Note, Elgrand and, of course, GT-R. Unlike the R35 however, most of these cars sport aesthetic and handling tweaks rather than serious performance upgrades.

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Three of the six spots in the showroom are reserved for Nismo racecars, which are swapped out every few weeks. During my visit it was the R391 that headlined the motorsport display, but it was this car – the GT500 R34 Skyline GT-R – that instantly had my attention.

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Also included was the R34’s successor in the GT500 class – the Z33. This model had a very successful few years before it finally gave way to the car everyone had been waiting for – the R35 GT-R.

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A little race engine display sits in the far corner among lots of motorsport-related information, including a big screen looping the latest news from the Super GT season.

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The first motor I looked at was the VR38DETT that’s used in the GT3 race version of the R35. As the serial number suggests, this is the very first one that Nismo built. Among other things, the GT3-spec VR38 runs a set of bigger turbos – the same ones fitted in the Nismo GT-R to be specific. I wonder how much potential for tuning those blowers allow?

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Next to the GT3 motor was the naturally aspirated VRH34A V8 that was used in Super GT up until the series aligned with DTM rules. Thankfully the carbon fiber air box’s cover had been removed so the lovely billet velocity stacks could shine through.

The Z-Tune
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The final and most mouthwatering car of all was the Z-tune BNR34, which I’m sure you already spotted in the last chapter. This is always on display – or at least it has been every time I’ve dropped by since.

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And rightly so too. The Z-tune exemplifies why Nismo is revered by Nissan fans.

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I can’t believe it’s been 10 years since the car was built – especially when I think that I followed the complete build of the car’s engine at the old Ōmori Factory in Tokyo. Actually, that would be a cool story to run – would anyone like to see it?

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Nismo has many accolades to be proud of, and are lot are on display – from various trophies and race suits from legendary race drivers, to a cool die-cast model car collection.

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Oh yes, and lots of helmets!

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I’m a sucker for detail and from the showroom I noticed that all the door handles for the meeting rooms in the back of the building were made out of recycled race camshafts. Not a bad idea, huh? But it didn’t end there…

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Welcome to the gentleman’s lavatory at the Nismo HQ. I’m pretty sure this is the first time I’ve ever shot and posted pictures of a washroom, but it deserves to be shown. I guess Nismo had a lot of old cams sitting around, and simply decided to put them to good use. The mirror? Encased by a carbon brake rotor no less…

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The ladies’ was just as impressive, except instead of using cams Nismo raided the velocity stack parts bin and went a little bit nuts.

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I’ll let you figure out why men get cams and ladies get funnels! Here’s a closer look at another one of those very cool rotor mirrors.

Shop Carefully
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If you are planning to visit Japan and have penciled in a stop by Nismo, then this is the place you will be spending much of your time in – the Ōmori Factory Shop. If you own a Nissan – especially of the GT-R variety – this could be extremely hazardous to your wallet though…

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The shop stocks pretty much everything that is listed in the Nismo catalogue, plus other parts from the Ōmori Factory line up. Included are complete RB26 engine options, like this R-tune motor that was on display in the entrance. You see what I mean when I say hazardous?!

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Here’s the Fine Spec RB26 Final Edition, which is basically an N1 motor rebuilt and balanced, with a few extra Nismo goodies thrown in for good measure. Say you pick up an old and well-used BNR32 and plan on restoring it – this motor might be a better way to go than having the stock unit rebuilt. But the last I heard there were only a very few left from the 200-unit run.

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The Fine Spec engine has a price tag of ¥1,000,000 (approx US$10,000), and then you can easily blow the same again on more Nismo parts. The pick of the bunch has to be the Nismo GT plenum which was originally developed and used on GT500 GT-Rs back in the day. The R35 injector upgrade is also a popular kit and will get the most out of any engine at any sort of tune level.

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Have some more cash burning a hole in your pocket? How about these dry carbon Z-tune fenders… Up until a couple of years back the Z-tune front bumper and fenders were only sold to the public in FRP, but now you can waltz into the showroom and pick up a pair of the lightweight units.

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That also extends to Nismo’s BNR34 carbon fiber front lip spoiler and undertray, which has been on offer before the Z-tune came around. As you can imagine, all of these parts are made to the highest standards, so the cost is warranted.

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More goodies? You bet! Check out the Yamaha performance dampers that stiffen up and dampen vibrations transmitted through the chassis. When building a big power RB, an upgraded oil pump and a baffle for the sump to ensure oil can be scavenged even during hard cornering, are must-have modifications. Nismo has you covered for these parts too.

A Spotless Workshop
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If you want to see the workshop it’s a good idea to call ahead of time to make sure Nismo staff can allow you in. This place is always filled with a variety of customer cars undergoing routine maintenance and getting tuning parts fitted.

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Nismo is very stringent about privacy, so to avoid any issues each number plate is covered up just in case someone is shooting inside the workshop.

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At the top section of the garage there were more cars patiently waiting to be attended to.

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This place is as clean and spotless as an operating room; the epoxy-treated floor constantly swept and kept clean by the mechanics. In turn, this makes customers feel like their cars are given the best sort of care by guys that are usually bolting together race cars.

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This BNR32 had just been given a handling refresh courtesy of Nismo’s new Öhlins-based suspension kit. To make the most of the upgrade, Nismo arms were also added along with a full course of new suspension bushes.

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To finish things off the car was treated to an R35 GT-R front and rear Brembo upgrade brake kit – another package that Ōmori Factory offers. This was probably the cleanest R32 I’ve seen in years!

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Away from the main workshop there is a separate room that’s set up exclusively for wheel alignments with the latest tech.

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Next door is another massive space, sporting sound deadening on all four walls. As you can probably tell from the red Dynapack boxes which get attached to a car’s hubs, this is where dyno tuning and power runs are carried out.

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Seeing the future is not as far away as we think it is, Nismo have added a few of these fast chargers around the premises too. These will charge up a Nissan Leaf battery to around 80 per cent capacity in 30 or so minutes, and are quickly becoming a common sight at parking lots around Japan.

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Surrounded by state-of-the-art equipment certainly makes Nismo’s workshop one impressive place to check out, but surprises seemed to be around ever corner. Take this massive MAC Tools roller cabinet for example – nothing you wouldn’t expect to see in a place like this.

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But on closer inspection it had carbon sides and carbon handles… Only the best at Nismo!

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Out of all the cars, Ōmori Factory’s Clubman Race Spec BNR34 was the one that commanded my attention, its super-glossy paint shining under the white light that the neon illumination provided.

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I’ll leave you with one more image of this sublime machine – a car that emphasises all that Nismo has, and continues to stand for. The best thing is, we can expect even more great things from this workshop in Tsurumi for many years to come.

Dino Dalle Carbonare
Instagram: speedhunters_dino
dino@speedhunters.com

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Beautiful !

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You have the build story of an Nismo Z-Tune Engine? Fuck YES !! Please Dino Please tht would be uber cool to give us that, im a sucker for godd old engine porn!
Epic Pictures btw! and nice story! But damn i love that Z-Tune !

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Casually walking into the women's toilets with a camera... :P

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Please do a visit to the TRD or Mugen factory too please :D

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Nismo doesn't do Silvia ???

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This is like some sort of heaven! :o

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The best article on here ever... Would love to see the engine build.

Also, no R35's being worked on?!

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Amazing article and pics, Dino. The depth and detail of the Nismo HQ is astonishing. Like someone else here said, a visit to TRD would be great. And while I love Honda, I'm not sure if Mugen or Honda would be more appropriate, especially with the big H's return to F1 next year.
Keep up the great work!!

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what an amazing facility.  i'd never tire of going to this place everyday!

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Sweet article. Damn I love brembo.

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heaven

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@Guest It's Japan. Stuff like that happens all the time.

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@MyLifeAsLouis agreed

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So I think you have quite possibly the best job on the planet. I am extremely jealous! I hope I get to travel to some of the locations you post about.

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I absolutely would love to see the Engine Build for that GTR, really great article Dino!

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Onecton OK done! I'll start digging through my archives ;)

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@Guest I had official permission from Nismo staff  lol #iamthetoilethunter

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@Guest I had official permission from Nismo staff  lol #iamthetoilethunter

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ogi1der Oh I've tried with Mugen. Waaaay too secretive, never allow anyone with cameras

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KennedyCao Sure they do, but Silvias are usually worked on at truck stops in the middle of the night during a street-drifting-pit-stop lol Don't kill me Silvia owners!

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Bryn Alban Yes it is, yes it is :D

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BenPopham1 Haha thanks. No 35s that day no.

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HondaGeek TRD would be doable actually, but as I already mentioned in a comment further down, Mugen is too secretive. God know for what these days...

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HondaGeek TRD would be doable actually, but as I already mentioned in a comment further down, Mugen is too secretive. God know for what these days...

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nugundam93 That's why I go at least once a month...just to look make the floor slippery with my drool

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nugundam93 That's why I go at least once a month...just to look make the floor slippery with my drool

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Wildcardfox So do I #dreambrakes

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ScottBaker1 They are all there to visit if you ever come to Japan :)

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speedhunters_dino Onecton 

So Dino, where talking about this article? :

http://www.speedhunters.com/2009/12/car_builder_gt_gt_nismo_amp_the_z_tune/

Very nice post. Can never get enough of the z-tune ;)

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Seems like the R34 is a pretty common sightings in Japan? Is it because they are cheaper or what? From where i live (Indonesia) there are not too many R34 left, but many drifters/race drivers used RB26 engines for their cars. Not sure to be happy or disappointed..

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pls do the story on the nismo z-tune. i love that beast of a car

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i see a Fairlady Z. Otherwise known as the Devil Z.

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@monir OK a lot of people want to see this uh?

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Bima Leksono Well not really, I mean if you go to places like Nismo or GT-R specific tuners you see a lot but it's still a once in a while sighing on the street.

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is that an white R31 in the background? looks like it just rolled out from the production line.

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RicardoSmits speedhunters_dino Onecton If that is the actual article i want more pictures :)  i like the occasional drool when im working on my pc ... there are currently 221 wallpapers in my folder wich are all from speedhunters ^^ changing every 10 minutes ... its like heaven .. ls400 .. r34 .. in millenium jade .. in bayside blue ,.. in midnight purple ^^ god i love this site :)

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I'm glad that I'm not the only one who does this. Mines on 5 minutes though lol

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Nice writing and what a nice place. Even the washroom is a tourist attraction haha. And please do that Z - Tune engine build story. And maybe about the whole car itself. Nissan Omori Factory; bucket listed.

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YOU LEAVE THAT FLOOR ALONE. it's perfect as it is.

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The home page photo, it that an Autech R33? That is my favorite Skyline!

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I wonder if nismo will let me live there, I promise to sweep the floors and clean the toilets if that helps!

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Every minute as well a screensaver .... And on the appleTV in the living room too....... If this was actual porn and not the automotive kind Id expect this to be a group discussion topic before we all took our meds and ate our jello.

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Every minute as well a screensaver .... And on the appleTV in the living room too....... If this was actual porn and not the automotive kind Id expect this to be a group discussion topic before we all took our meds and ate our jello.

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The shop portion of the factory just makes me want to roll around on a creeper on my back under all the cars just slippidy slidin', their floors look shinier than their toilets! Great article seriously, the z-tune R34 is mean looking forsure. Thanks!

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Absolutely amazing... Brilliant cars, and brilliant vision. When I can finally travel to Japan with my friend, I will definitely visit NISMO! Superb post Dino!

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I can't believe you used the word swag...

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Definitely what I would come to expect from a Nismo facility, so much eye candy it almost hurts! Would love to check this place out when I make it to Japan!

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Car guys' fantasy, indeed!

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Car guys' fantasy, indeed!

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Oh man...... So clean, so perfect, so Nismo

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Definetely on my bucket list when I'll get to Japan. I'd love to read the story about the Z-Tune's engine build.Please.

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Wow! I want to go there!

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Amazing, reminds me of the F1 teams facilites, but I feel some nostalgia because literally these cars are old, although it doesn't look like of course, but I miss those days back in the 90s

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How are all the customer cars in the shop so perfectly clean? It's like you have to get a new paint job and full detail/restoration before entering their shop, lol

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Like a kid in a candy store, to visit Nismo Omori is a lifetime dream. Amazing.. I can't wait till the time I have the opportunity to visit a godly place like this.

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speedhunters_dino  It's in the works at some point. Gotta figure a few things out... since my first read a couple years ago I have always wanted to go to daikoku parking area to view a random gathering of cars or a Tokyo cars and coffee. We don't really get many events like that in Calgary.

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Makes me want a Nissan. Seriously.

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Hey Dino got a question, i presume this trip was recent. I see a BCNR33 white Nismo 320km cluster, was that for sale!? Because Nismo discontinued those around a year ago.

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Of course we want to see the Z tune being built! Also, that bathroom reminds me of The Shining haha

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BSides It's only the engine being put together :)

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STJ88 Yes and Yes. Maybe they have stocks?

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@Redliner911 They must wash them before bringing them in

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Xarli14 Yeah and no R35s. I arrest my case lol

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@teddybeaver lol

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LukeEVOVIII Thank you! Although judging by your username Ralliart would be more fitting?

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BlackMesa533i haha thanks!

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yanesavevan Only engine build unfortunately, that is all they would show me all those years back

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GilbertLimZihong Yep

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BSides :)

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RicardoSmits speedhunters_dino Onecton Yes that's the one! I have more shots of it but not sure if there are enough to show just the engine build process!  Might be too repetitive

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Strange because used prices have skyrocketed since they discontinued them. Even in Japan so that probably some old stock that got lost in warehouse!

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Strange because used prices have skyrocketed since they discontinued them. Even in Japan so that probably some old stock that got lost in warehouse!

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STJ88 better snap it up then!

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TarmacTerrorist LOL

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Sadly no way of buying it, i don't live in Japan. And as far as i know Nismo doesn't have a online shop.

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Oh speedhunters_dino you never fail to disappoint! You inspired my dream of building my very own R34 GTR. All your articles are the definition of perfection, and show us the Z-tune please!!

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Oh speedhunters_dino you never fail to disappoint! You inspired my dream of building my very own R34 GTR. All your articles are the definition of perfection, and show us the Z-tune please!!

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Wow! What a candy store!  :0

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speedhunters_dino bet you would of liked to get some parts for your R34. plus great work on getting some really cool photos of the Omori factory well done.

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speedhunters_dino BSides Do it

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More shop visits please!!!

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More shop visits please!!!

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That's the paradise. Is impressive the pretty clean look of the environment there. it looks like a nuclear lab.

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"You can pick one car to take home from the Omori Factory"
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Absolutely superb article, Dino! This factory is the definition of meticulous passion to detail. Please do the write up on the Z-Tune Engine build! That Z-Tune.... *hnnnnggg*

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Had the opportunity to visit earlier this year. The staff was really cool, they popped the hood on the Z-tune for us and let us have a peep. She was breathtaking...

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I was waiting for this one! Love the place how everything looks so neat and orderly, especially that Z-Tune (sigh of not being able to own one). The bathrooms are a great touch :D. Can't wait until I can actually go there and check out some of my favorite cars ever! (I wonder if they will eventually put a R35 Nismo on display?) Great article Dino!

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I was waiting for this one! Love the place how everything looks so neat and orderly, especially that Z-Tune (sigh of not being able to own one). The bathrooms are a great touch :D. Can't wait until I can actually go there and check out some of my favorite cars ever! (I wonder if they will eventually put a R35 Nismo on display?) Great article Dino!

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The lavatory is just awesome! LOL! I love this post! Thanks!

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Argh! So. Much. Want!

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meal stub #besttoiletever

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Haydos.W Thanks man

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wlahara Ah nice I should have asked to see the motor too haha

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MitchLaFrance Thanks an will do!

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MatthewSuta Noted!

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DjaranJones speedhunters_dino You bet!

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JDMgiusep speedhunters_dino Thanks for the kind words man!

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speedhunters_dino JDMgiusep No worries man! Keep up the good work, and you should come check out the car scene here in Australia!

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Bima Leksono looks like every awesome Japanese cars is a rare sight in our country :D

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JDMgiusep speedhunters_dino Would love to!  Australia is a damn goldmine!!

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STJ88 Get someone in Japan to get it for you

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speedhunters_dino Haydos.W No problem Dino, any time.

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This is plain porn! Great article!

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AdamBezzegh Thx!

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So important Nismo continues to support the older models which add heritage and passion to the Brand. Shame the Nismo brand does not receive the same support or adopt a similar approach in Australia - as local GM/Holden and Ford move out, an opportunity there...

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Superb post, if I ever went there I think I'd be a dribbling mess...

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crazy to think that you could call ahead of your visit and see all this!

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Amazing article and story as always!

Great work speedhunters_dino

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GREAT READ AMAZING SHOP AND PHOTOS !

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absolutely awesome dino

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What a perfect place. Those bathrooms are awesome, better decorated than most houses.


So, those carbon fenders cost more than 4000$?

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Although I am a big Toyota fan, I will always have a spot for Nissan. This is a perfect example of how dedicated Nissan is to having so many parts (if the wallet allows) to purchase, as well as the workshop area. Dino, with article like these, it makes we want to try the dark side for once LOL.   As always Dino, great article.

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Although I am a big Toyota fan, I will always have a spot for Nissan. This is a perfect example of how dedicated Nissan is to having so many parts (if the wallet allows) to purchase, as well as the workshop area. Dino, with article like these, it makes we want to try the dark side for once LOL.   As always Dino, great article.

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demzo_BRG Thanks man! And don't be afraid to try, I might be tempted into the dark side myself if that Supra turns out to be a nice ride!

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EvolveWRC Yup. Silly isn't it.

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mk4 lew :D

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GregoryS speedhunters_dino Thank you!

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GTRBOB You never know, they have fresh talent at the top now that isn't afraid to try new things ...

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"I’m pretty sure this is the first time I’ve ever shot and posted pictures of a washroom"
 
> It's probably the first time for you, but definitely not the first time SH features toilets.
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Don't ask me how I remember this ... I just do. :D

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"I’m pretty sure this is the first time I’ve ever shot and posted pictures of a washroom"
 
> It's probably the first time for you, but definitely not the first time SH features toilets.
http://www.speedhunters.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/area23.jpg
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Don't ask me how I remember this ... I just do. :D

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wow, this must be the cleanest workshop in the world, cant believe they actually work on cars in there...

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..Stuggling to look at the workshop-area photos through tears of joy...

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How do you get a $4K fender? By paying mechanics to be floor polishers.... it must make every one of them burst with pride to see Nismo do so well on track though! 

Pricey, but so are McLaren parts, and their factory is the only one I've ever seen compare in cleanliness! Love it! :)

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Aisakey maybe it's the first time for Mr. Dino to feature a lavatory on his article...

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so many wallpapers. a must visit one day.

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MatthewSuta EXACTLY what this guy said!! HKS, TRD, Top Speed, RalliArt, Apex, Mugen, Brembo, Tomei <------YES, RE-Amemiya, ARC (Abbey Road), TEIN, PMU. Maybe some "Best Motoring" style videos? Along with the smaller specialty shops just like the ones you've been posting about recently. #MOARSHOPSPLEASE

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So let's say one wanted to buy this building as it is, how much would one have to pay

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MrSOLOMON85 Many many yenz lol

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Kirk_B It's all outsorced stuff, but then again made by the same places that knock out Super GT body panels. Costs add on if you do things in this way...

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Aisakey Haha this cracked me up. #wearethetoilethunters

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speedhunters_dino Aisakey Oh christ. Watch the trolls catch on to this. Hilarious #tag though :D.

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Just wow! sweet cover! dino always never failed me to surprise.  i bet upon entering the building u heard all the angels chanting on the side of ur ears.  four chapters is not enough for this article dino! more please

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Story of the engine please

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WhatTheHush Hng.

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WhatTheHush Hng.

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Is dino now sponsored by Nissan by any chance? See a lot of smoke been blown up its ass ? Many other makes out there

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KrisBuckton silly comment. He is a fan of Nismo, pure and simple... I didn't think he was being overly sympathetic or glowing to them over Monster Tajima, or Pagani. 

Nismo makes factory supported parts to make his car better, TRD fans are the same, so are Roush Ford fans, and Mopar SRT fans... If Mitsu had it's own factory performance arm ,I would be their fan.

What makes the internet forums such an avenue for hostile commentary that you wouldn't say to someones face?

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KrisBuckton speedhunters_dino     

I would wager that because of the car he drives he is a big nissan fan. If you look at his other posts he covers a lot of other JDM cars. Although non of the other manufacturers have quite has much pedigree as Nissan does when it comes having cars available for tuning. Dino goes where the stories are like most journalists. Check out some of his LB articles. Cool reads and not Nissan related at all.

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Ok so I I have noticed that speed hunters has been doing a lot of Japanese car themed storys lately (not all of them) , don't get me wrong I love Japanese cars, but I kinda want to see more European car themed story's

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ok this goes for my last comment... by European I ment more volkswagens

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ok this goes for my last comment... by European I ment more volkswagens

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@zek_wolf WhatTheHush Hnggg...

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What an awesome post! Lovely photos. I've been to the Nismo Headquarters too, last year. It was eye opening. Like you mentioned, I spent quite a lot of money at the Omori Factory for my BNR32 and myself (Nismo jackets, etc.!)

I was hoping they'd let you take photos of the race car development areas. By all means, please share the story of the development of the Z-tune BNR34 with us! I'd like to learn more about it. It would be nice to take a look at the old Omori Factory too. I was there many years ago. It was a very cosy little factory.

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Ralliart? (Mitsy specific tuner parts from source) although unsure if they are a factory owned outfit...

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KrisBuckton Then try clicking on one of the other non Nissan articles instead of wasting space here with your drivel.

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I read daily and don't often comment,  but just wanted to say Thank you for sharing such a special place!  The Toyota Formula car factory was pretty special as well.
Allan

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What an amazing place, Im proud to be a fan of Nismo. Thank you for sharing this article Dino!

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I remember going to the old shop in Omori back in 2009. It was really incredible to see. This is on a whole other level. Thank you for this.

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TimMorgan: This material is either no longer available or not allowed for public viewing...

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Thank you!  I loved this!

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Exceptional visit in this factory, I was completely when reading the words of Dino, THANKS !

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Made a visit while I was in Tokyo today and the Clubman Race Spec BNR34 was looking awesome in the workshop. Full set of my photos on flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesaevans/albums/72157662476800825


Thank you Dino for the original article otherwise I would not have known this place existed!

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can someone tell me the address for this new omori factory please thank you

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kyuubitailedfox

Dino, this is one of the most incredible write-ups I've ever read and really resonated with my love of GT-R's. I'm drooling all over my desk. Please please cover more awesome places like this and maybe make another visit to the factory sometime soon. I love reading all your articles. Your words and pictures are simply amazing. Thank you and keep up the good work. I hope to visit this factory next time I am in Japan.

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