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1989 Z31 Na/Auto to Turbo/Manual Swap

Old 12-16-2018, 11:32 AM
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1989 Z31 Na/Auto to Turbo/Manual Swap

Hello Everyone,

Im fairly new on here but i have been doing some research. I have a 1989 300zx (Z31) that is an Na Auto. Recently my transmission line blew and my car is off the road. Prior to this i had been looking at converting to manual and eventually a turbo kit as well. Now this finally did it. I know that replacing the line would be less expensive but i dont want to throw money into something i dont even want in my car. My friend has an 89' Turbo Manual with some minor front end collision damage and a strong drivetrain for 700$. I have some general questions about how to go about this swap. If anyone could give me a general list of all of the things that would need to go into doing this swap that would be nice! I know that things such as crossmembers, ecu, clutch pedal assembly, and wiring harness would all need to be changed, are there any major things that would need to be changed as well that i cant get from this car?

Ps, i know many people will try and send me to redsz31 page but his is more based on building an na engine to turbo, thanks!
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Old 12-18-2018, 03:34 AM
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I wonder if the car with the minor front end damage might be the one to fix. Sell off/part out the NA/auto.
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Old 12-20-2018, 06:18 PM
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Watch out
There was a 1000 $ epa fee to produce a turbo car
You cannot just Swap (change fuel emissions settings after mid 70s it falls under the tampering
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