Nissan Skyline R34 enjoys the snow!

The Nissan Skyline R34 is probably the most significant sports car to come out of the JDM market aside from the Toyota Supra and Subaru Impreza. The all-wheel drive system paired with a high revving turbocharged inline six cylinder engine creates a euphoric driving experience, with ample power no matter what the gear selection. These cars are super rare in the United States, and have to be imported and registered as right hand drive vehicles. To see one of these gem's playing in the salt, snow, and slush is very rare footage.

The problem with using this car in the snow and salt is oxidation, or rust. Oxidation doesn't always come in the form of rust, but when introduced to metals that is the usual case. Trapped in the crevices creates during production such as joints, corners, fasteners, and body panel cavities, the rust forms from the inside out and most of the time you can't even tell until it's too late. There are some precautions you can take against mother natures dastardly trick, but unless you abstain from driving during these salty conditions you will still encourage oxidation.

The best way to prevent rust is by using a under body coat spray, such as a "Rhino liner" or similar other. Even though this ruins the original status, it does protect your vehicle greatly against these nasty side effects of winter time driving. Luckily here in Florida, we don't have to worry about salted roads; but those of us who live by the beach have to deal with salt spray. Salt is the true enemy of all metal based vehicles, the only way you'll escape it is to have a fully aluminum and carbon fiber vehicle. Even though he's destroying a JDM legend, enjoy the following rare footage of a Nissan Skyline R34 playing in the snow.

Video content: Nissan Skyline R34 plays in the snow

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 Source: Tampa Sports Car Examiner

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