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Old 11-10-2005, 07:08 PM   #16
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Re: A few noble questions

Thanks again you are really helping me out here

anyways along the lines of handling to the cars do generally well or should i need to get a new shocks tires etcs later on if i get a skyline engine

Also sorry to be newb but wheres a good place to get these engines online maybe theres a place nearby me whoknows
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Thanks again you are really helping me out here

anyways along the lines of handling to the cars do generally well or should i need to get a new shocks tires etcs later on if i get a skyline engine

Also sorry to be newb but wheres a good place to get these engines online maybe theres a place nearby me whoknows

contact Arley Leghorn at http://www.SpeedlineGroup.com for more info on availibility and pricing. he gets some of the best JDM motors to come over seas. im sure there are some other good companies but i have talked to quite a few people who have bought motors from him and they always seem to get very good ones. also, there is a place called venus-auto. you may want to try searching for them. heard good from them.

you will want to get a whole front clip to do the conversion, therefore you will get the wiring harness, ECU, shifter, trans, motor, etc. everything you need except fabricated parts to do the conversion. also this front clip will be from a R32 Nissan Skyline GT-S.

as for handling, im sure all of the major name brand companies like Tein make all sorts of stuff for the 240Z.

you may also be interested in ordering a catalog from the following: http://victoriabritish.com they carry almost every OEM part you can imagine for the older Z cars, plus some aftermarket and tasteful body modifications.
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Is the conversion basicly a bolt on ala no real welding making extra engine hooks etc etc
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Well my stepfathers a mechanic i bet he could lend a hand anyways would the tt guide work for this aswell or is there a better guide somewhere out there for what im gonna do
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Is the conversion basicly a bolt on ala no real welding making extra engine hooks etc etc
its definitely not a bolt on...i dont think there is an engine that will swap in without modifications. like motor mounts fabbed up, custom driveshaft, tranny mount, radiator mounts, etc.

if your lucky, you may find a place that sells a kit.

check out and contact this place for details. they have done RB20 and SR20 conversions on older Z cars so they know exactly what is involved. hell if your close enough, i think their prices are very fair.

http://www.vildinimotorsport.com/

or you can PM or email AF member SR240Z (http://www.automotiveforums.com/vbul...r.php?u=201472)

he works at Vildini and he can give you all the information you ever needed to know.
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Old 11-10-2005, 08:30 PM   #21
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this front clip will be from a R32 Nissan Skyline GT-S.
GTS-T actually... GT-S has the mundane rb20de.... boooring lol
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Ouch thats pretty far but if things get to that point i could proballly drive there

Oh yeah i live in turlock which is quite far away from that place
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GTS-T actually... GT-S has the mundane rb20de.... boooring lol
sorry about that...i knew it didnt look right when i typed it. Celica what???

well, sometimes if you have the money its well worth it to let someone who has done the swap before do it. if they do it many times, 9 times out of 10 they can do it faster and thus will not charge as much money since most shops base their fees off hourly times.

good luck man...
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Re: A few noble questions

The old school Zs were fast for their day, handled GREAT and were pretty cheap in the beginning. This is what made them so successful. They DOMINATED all the races they competed in, too. Great cars...all of them...from 240Z up to the 350Z...they're all very different, though. If you want to build a beast (and actually have the means, which I kinda doubt), get a 240Z...they are VERY light and there's tons of aftermarket shit for them, plus you can drop in other engines too. But if you put a Chevy big block in one, I'll hunt you down. Good engines but they don't belong in Zs, imo.

What I'd still like to do, but don't think I'm gunna...drop the built Z31T engine I have (once it's done, of course) into a modded 240Z chassis...that thing would be painful.
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oh yes.... oohhhh yes.... i think that badboy has direct ignition on it or something... the 6 coil packs sitting atop the valve covers.. that and it's also spraying looks like that guy did prettymuch Everything right... all but the radiator... i dunno if that'd provide enough cooling for that Beast..
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i dont know delerious, that radiator looks pretty thick...
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i'm pretty sure that's the stock rad... looks similar to the one out of a 240z... which is what i think that car is anyway lol...
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Yeah Well ethier way you guys did it for me. im now on the lookout for a z most likely a 240z
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Re: A few noble questions

My work here is done (don't give Jason or Delerious n.e. credit man... it was all me!!)
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