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G35 Sedan: 2JZ-GTE Turbo Swap

Old 12-10-2009, 05:43 AM
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G35 Sedan: 2JZ-GTE Turbo Swap

This is something that we're working on now, and I thought that I would share it with you guys.

This setup belongs to Tim who has been a TDC customer for several years now. He originally bought his G35 Sedan for his wife to drive, but ended up taking it for himself. He had a Turbonetics turbo kit with a Precision PT61 installed and tuned, and turned to modding the rest of the car for about a year while boosted. One night out on the street, Tim's head gasket went, and instead on repairing, we decided to upgrade.

Most people know that we do LOTS of 350Z and G35 work, so the VQ35 is not a new endeavor. We looked into a sleeved block at first, but Tim wanted something a little more eye-catching.

Enter the 2JZ-GTE swap.

Power goals will be 550-600whp for now, with plans of building for over 1000whp next winter.

They build will consist of:
2JZ-GTE Engine
R154 trans
Comp twin disk
PTE67 turbo
HKS fuel rail and injectors
and much more....

Lots of parts will be custom built at TDC, so check back for details and updates!

First, the VQ was tossed to the side.

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I know the pics are horrible, please bear with me. I'm a mechanic, not a photographer. LOL!

This is the new customized subframe. After it came back from powder coating, it was installed in the car.

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Here is the motor in the car for the first test fit...

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Other side. The intake manifold is out for polishing.

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And one with the Turbo half installed

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A few more quick shots of the Turbo.

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48mm wastegate

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Fuel System:

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HKS fuel rail

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Regulator and filter

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