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“In this first part of the NISSAN GT-R (R35) Engine Build, you will begin assembling the Cylinder Block and the Engine Cover.”

NOTE: If you bought the FULL KIT of the GT-R (R35) from IXO Collections, I do not believe this 1:5 engine is included in your purchase.



Instructions for Packs 1-2 (Digital Version – click to download PDF)


The Cylinder Block

Step 01

Slide the Right Combustion Chamber into the matching space on the right side of the Cylinder Block.

These Combustion Chambers should be pushed in enough so the top of them are even with the top of the Cylinder Block, as shown. Technically, this is actually the left side of the engine so the part names are reversed:

Step 02

In the same way, slide the Left Combustion Chamber into the matching space on the left side of the Cylinder Block:

Step 03

Fit the Cylinder Block Part to the top of the Cylinder Block as shown:

Then, secure the Cylinder Block Part into place with two (2) GM screws.

This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:

Step 04

Fit the two posts of the Engine Cover Logo into the matching holes at the front of the Engine Cover, as shown.

Make sure this logo is placed correctly, it will not fit flush if it is upside down:

Step 05

Secure the Engine Cover Logo into place from below with two (2) MP screws:


We have finally started the 1:5 scale VR38DETT Engine build! I have been looking forward to this for a long time. So far, so good!

Next Up

Engine 2 – Crankshaft Bearings, Main Journals, Connecting Rods, Cranks

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