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SouthSide Performance Transmission Cooler for Nissan GT-R

December 24th, 2010

SSP Transmission Cooler for GTR

Another cool product from South Dakota based SSP is this R Spec Race Transmission Cooler for the R35’s GR6 transmission. The guys at SSP have tried a lot of various solutions on the circuit and finally decided on this three part solution. Originally released earlier in the year, it’s now been re-released at a lower price point with updated availability.

On the track they were able to gather enough data to say that this is the ideal solution for keeping your trans fluid temps in check. During 10 lap sessions in 85 degree heat they saw average fluid temps of 220 – 225 degrees.

The kit comes with everything you need for a quick easy install, is available now and sells for around the $2399 mark including a 1 year warranty on parts. Hit up the link below for contact details for SSP.

The price may be going back up in the new year so check it out soon if this is something you’re looking into…

Link: SouthSide Performance Website

SSP Transmission Cooler for GTR

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Albins / SSP Extreme Duty First Gear Upgrade for Nissan GT-R

November 10th, 2010

Albins SSP First Gear

Boasting more than a 50% improvement in strength over the OEM first gear in the Nissan GT-R’s GR6 transmission is the new Albins / SSP Extreme Duty First Gear Replacement. A bold claim but judging by the press release seems like it might be backed up by the numbers.

It features 40% more tooth width/contact area than the stock items, thicker shaft, “ground” tooth profile that offers profile protection and billet from proprietory high strength alloy. Albins specially treat each gearset after manufacturing to improve strength further so they say they’re good to 1000hp.

The first gear sets are designed as direct replacements and should not require any additional parts to get up and running. They’re priced at $2199.

Also from Albins / SSP is a new Final Drive package. Designed to allow big power GT-R’s to increase top speed to around ~214mph it’s great for those interested in standing mile comps and the like.

Other gearsets and ratios are planned soon so keep an eye out and check the following websites for the full details…

Link: Albins Website
Link: SSP Website

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SouthSide Performance Launch Front Mount Transmission Cooler for Nissan GT-R

May 31st, 2010

More and more options for cooling off your GT-Rs GR6 DCT are making their way to market every month it seems but there’s been some quiet murmurs amongst owners that some aren’t performing quite as expected. SSP hope to change that with their new kit that offers track proven cooling performance to back it.

The kit includes a high quality Setrab core fed by a thermostat controlled pump, and a billet extended DCT oil pan that effectively increases transmission fluid volume.

Looking at availability starting June 7th, pre orders up now and the price is $2499.

For more information and contact details, hit up the read more link below to read the full press release…

Link: SouthSide Performance Website

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SSP To Build 6061 Billet GR6 Transmission Cases for Nissan GT-R

May 19th, 2010

SSP brings some serious new hardware to the table with the finalization of plans to build a billet transmission rear casing for the Nissan GT-R’s GR6 DCT gearbox.

The premise behind building a strengthened casing is multifaceted, I can think of a few obvious reasons to do it. Firstly to prevent losing transmissions due to casing failures. This has occurred in the past when casings crack under high torque loads. Secondly to prevent internal accelerate wear caused by components moving slightly when the casing twists under high torque loads.

This baby has been a long time coming and I remember chatting to SSP about it in Tokyo in 2008! So good on the guys to sticking with it.

The first cases should start cutting this week, expect to see more info soon…

Link: SouthSide Performance Website

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SouthSide Performance’s Biggest Clutch Pack Upgrade Yet

March 18th, 2010

Being the first to offer clutch upgrades 12 months back in March 2009, SouthSide Performance have continued to develop and innovate in the GT-R aftermarket and are now ready to release their biggest upgrade to the GT-R’s GR6 transmission so far.

This upgrade features a 14 disc upgrade which is claimed capable of supporting up to 1000lbft of torque. This enhanced torque capacity comes in part from the increase in discs over the standard 12 disc OEM clutches.

The upgrade clutch set also comes with Viton brand seals for the OEM clutch basket. The guys at SSP say with the Viton seals replacing the OEM type, the stock clutch basket setup should be good for up to the 1000 lbft mark. So unless you plan to launch the space shuttle into orbit with your car, I think you’ll be fine there.

Hit up the SSP website linked below to get in touch with the guys if you have any more questions, or post them up over on NAGTROC where they check in daily…

Link: SouthSide Performance Website

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SouthSide Performance’s Mammoth 102mm Exhaust for Nissan GT-R

March 12th, 2010

When a big exhaust just isn’t enough, when you need to make maximum possible horsepower, and when you need to do all that and wake up people in the tri-county area you might want to check out SSP’s new mammoth 102mm exhaust.

Perfect for the track GT-R, this exhaust features 102mm diameter mandrel bent 304 grade stainless main section which branches into dual 76mm high flow mufflers on each side and finally into quad 127mm exhaust tips.

The guys use it on their record breaking drag GT-R so it’s certainly proven it can support the horsepower. It retails at $2,999.

Link: SouthSide Performance

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Nissan GT-R Quarter Mile Record Falls Again

March 11th, 2010

It’s been a while now but the previous quarter mile record (at an officially sanctioned drag strip that is) of 10.31 @ 131mph was destined to fall and fall it has! The GT-R nudges its way ever closer to the 9 second mark thanks to SSP, who built the car, and Jack Cecil from HP Logic who tuned it, by running a 10.236 @ 136.02 mph in Florida this week. A video of the pass is below.

On the same night the guys also recorded a 10.52 pass at 141.15mph in their white GT-R.

Certainly getting quicker and quicker, will we see 9 seconds sooner rather than later?

Source: NAGTROC & 2009gtr.com

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Sneek Peak at SouthSide Performance’s Billet Intake Manifold for GT-R

July 17th, 2009

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Southside Performance have put the finishing touches on their soon to be next product release, a fully billet aluminum intake manifold for the Nissan GT-R. The redesigned intake is said to free up quite a few horsepower over the GT-R’s standard intake but no firm details yet.

Expect a full product release shortly though, until then, enjoy the videos (second one after the jump) of the intake in action!

Link: SouthSide Performance Website

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SSP Radiator Upgrade for Nissan GT-R

July 8th, 2009

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I’m surprised it’s taken this long to see a upgraded radiator for the GT-R but today SSP have a press release regarding exactly that.

Featuring a 1.5 inch core thickness, the SSP radiator is a full lightweight aluminum item that is designed as a direct replacement, straight fit upgrade for the GT-R.

Cooling the VR38 is of top priority for many owners who push their cars to the limit on the circuit and a radiator is logical place to start. Hit up the full press release after the jump…

Link: SouthSide Performance Website

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SouthSide Performance Solid Transmission Mounts for Nissan GT-R

July 1st, 2009

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The Nissan GT-R is a potent supercar for sure, but there are some notable tweaks that could be made that some people think may elevate its status again to ultimate motorsports weapon. One motorsport in particular that’s cause for concern is drag racing since the high torque loads that this sport subjects the GT-R’s transmission to are known to cause a component or two to come under some unusual stresses.

That’s the sort of thing that the guys at SSP have been thinking of for quite some time now and to that end, they’ve designed and machined these solid transmission mounts to assist coping with the loads the GT-R’s tranny sees. These are said to go some way

These solid trans mounts are CNC machined from solid aluminum and designed to be direct fit replacements for the OE rubber and liquid filled items. These mounts are available in two packages, a stage one including four mounts that remounts the transmission alone on solid mounts and stage two, a further four mounts, that replaced the upper liquid filled transmission mounts as well. There’s eight mounts in the total package.

This modification isn’t for everyone and it may not be suitable for your daily driven street car. You’ll see (well hear really) an increase in noise and vibration in the rear as everything is now solidly linked together. For those guys tracking the car more regularly they’re worth considering.

Link: SouthSide Performance Website
Link: Discuss with SouthSide Performance on NAGTROC

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