Nissan VTC's costing today (Dirham@23PKR & Dollor@86PKR)
Cost of 3 Door NP in PK---it needs not to be even in running condition because the original engine, transmission is not to be used---- maximum 450K
VTC Engine, gear, wiring (complete set) costs 25,000 Dirhams in UAE, dont know the cost here because never found one in local kabar markets. Let say, VTC's set is purchased in Dubai and brought here through a Khaipia, add a cost of 50K at the most for transportation, so 25,000 Dirhams (575K+50K)=625K for the VTC's complete set in PK
Brand new, good quality but normal brand, racing rims costs around 1000 dirhams, add transportation, so 25K per rim in PK, cost of 6 rims=150K
6 tyres 15Kx6=90K
Suspension, brand new shocks are costly, but since Nissan is a common brand in Dubai, used Nissan's suspension is easily available. In March 2011, Amir Anwar was sold a set of 4 proflex shocks by zafar for 1500 dirhams each. Amir got them serviced at the rate of 250 Dirhams each and got them transported to PK through carrier, total cost was 7000 dirhams (161K) plus transportation=20K= 181K. Two sets of shocks 181Kx2=362K
Brand new springs (Kings, proflex, MCA) cost around 100 dollors each so cost of 4 springs + carriage to PK would be around 40K
Racing radiator and racing speed adjustable electric fan with mounts, plus carriage to PK (35K+10K)=45K
Add snorkel (35K), used but branded racing seats in Dubai (1000 dirhams each), pair of new seat belts (1000 dirhams), racing steering (700 dirhams). Shift light, guages ect would not cost more than 1000 dirhams. Add all in PK prices 35K+46K+23K+16K+23K=143K plus carriage to PK approximately 15K=158K
Denting, paint, fitting of engine/gear, roll cage, seats, electrical works would cost around 200K in PK. I am including the price of all work in workshop which includes reinforcing tubes, chassis, mounts for auxiliary shocks as well.
Total Cost (450K+625K+150K+90K+362K+40K+45K+158K+200K)= 2120K
This is the cost today, in late 2006/early 2007 Dirham was for 17PKR and Dollor was for 60PKR, do the maths.
Referred VTC when it arrived in PK was with Bilstiens, not Proflex, which are much cheaper and no racing radiator