Paul Walker Visits Famous Nissan Skyline GT-R Tuner Mine's in Japan

Paul Walker Visits Famous Nissan Skyline GT-R Tuner Mine's in Japan
GTChannel was there when actor Paul Walker of Fast and Furious 6 visited Mine's Motorsports in Japan. Tarzan Yamada was there to give ride alongs in the GT-R but ended up...

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Check out the official Mine’s Motor Sports Website

Check out the official Mine’s Motor Sports Website

Mine's is a tuning firm based in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Mine's was started by Tsuzo Niikura in 1985. It attracted attention in 1988 by being among the first Japanese companies to sell re-programmed ECU systems for popular Japanese sports cars. Today it sells many products, ranging from injectors to complete engines.
Who is Paul Walker?

Who is Paul Walker?

Paul Walker was an American actor and philanthropist best known for his role as Brian O'Conner in The Fast and the Furious franchise.
Is the Nissan Skyline and the Nissan GT-R one and the same?

Is the Nissan Skyline and the Nissan GT-R one and the same?

The GT-R is an entirely new model sharing little with the Skyline GT-R save its signature four round tail lights. Like some later generations of the Skyline GT-R, the GT-R has all-wheel drive with a twin-turbocharged 6-cylinder engine.
Watch: "Mine’s R35 GT-R and Guess What? A Nismo March!" on GTChannel.com

Watch: "Mine’s R35 GT-R and Guess What? A Nismo March!" on GTChannel.com

The legendary GT-R tuner Mine’s takes a swing at the Nissan Nismo March and it has some spunk!
Paul Walker's personal collection of automobiles

Paul Walker's personal collection of automobiles

It was said that Paul Walker had once competed in the Redline Time Attack racing series in which he raced on the AE Performance Team driving a BMW E92 M3. Before he passed, Walker also invested in a large car collection of about 30 cars, one of which was a Nissan R34 Skyline GT-R Spec V.
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Amuse Dry Carbon Wing - Nissan Skyline GT-R 09+ (R35)

Amuse Dry Carbon Wing - Nissan Skyline GT-R 09+ (R35)

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What was the very final car Paul Walker had driven in the Fast Saga?

What was the very final car Paul Walker had driven in the Fast Saga?

According to Wikipedia, the last scene with Paul filmed before his sad demise was the parking garage scene in Furious 7, so it's quite possible that the last car he drove while filming his last appearance was the GT-R.
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Follow MINE’S on Facebook for the latest happenings

In May 1985, Mine’s was established as an exclusive motor sport tuning shop. In February 1991, Mine’s Wave Co., Ltd. was established.
Watch: "Japan’s Most Famous GT-R Tuner Shop You’ve Never Heard of - Tuner Club" on GTChannel.com

Watch: "Japan’s Most Famous GT-R Tuner Shop You’ve Never Heard of - Tuner Club" on GTChannel.com

GT-R specialist Kozo Yoshida from Garage Yoshida started his career at a Nissan dealership. But when he found out that they don’t actually repair and build engines at dealerships, he immediately quit. Garage Yoshida is in the hills of Nara prefecture an 8 hour drive from Tokyo. But clients like Autech, Mine’s and Built by Legends send their cars from afar to get work done on their GT-Rs from full restorations to partial work like chassis and paint. In this renewed inaugural Season 4 episode of Tuner Club, we sit down with Yoshida-san to learn his roots and his passion towards the Nissan Skyline GT-R.
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