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List of members who have done the VQ35 Swap

Old 05-05-2007, 07:22 PM
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List of members who have done the VQ35 Swap *Sign In*

It seems like there are quite a few people who have stepped up and completed the swap.

I was just curious to see how many have done this swap, so I thought it would be cool to start a list of members who have done the swap. (Similar to the Boosted members list).

Post if you have done the swap and I will update the first post with the current list as we go along.

Here is a list of information you should post (Feel Free to add other useful information):

If you can keep it in this format it may be useful for later sticky.

Year of Car (Optional: Fed or CA Spec):
Transmission Type:
Year of Engine:
Engine Modifications:
Transmission Modifications:
Dyno Numbers:
Tuned (Yes / No):
Track Times (List Type of Tire, i.e. Street Tires / Drag Radials / Slicks):
Problems After Swap:
Other:
(1) Picture:

A quick list of members who have done a VQ35 Swap:

Members / State

1) THT / (IL)
2) GoalieKeg / (FL)
3) Krismax / (NY)
4) 95BLKMAX / (FL)
5) Nismo3112 / (IA)
6) tavarish / (NJ)
7) UNDEFINED76 / (HI)
8) 97_Roadrunner / (Canada)
9) mforrest100 / (NY)
10) juani / (CA)
11) KRRZ350 / (MA)
12) Maximus_95 / (CA)
13) JClaw / (Canada)
14) Meximax / (TX)
15) Dubbya / (TX)
16) Jime / (Canada)
17) 915Max / (TX)
18) chillin014 / (TX)
19) SDot82 / (KY)
20) Stabone / (KS)
21) MardiGrasMax / (MD)
22) MDeezy / (GA)
23) bkmax96 / (PA)
24) XJinCT / (CT)
25) jcy98maxse / (UT)
26) emdot / (PA)
27) japmaxSE (FL)
28) higtuner / (Canada)
29) made_in_china / (WA) ***Full Swap***
30) vsamoylov / (VA) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
31) TILLEYS99 / (PA) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
32) eng92 (Canada) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
33) Mad_A / (TX) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
34) GodFather (LA) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
35) csb / (MN) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
36) oTranscendental / (MD) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
37) MaxBlack97 / (NY) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
38) accordingtou / (PA) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
39) MAXC / (Unknown) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
40) SNOMAX / (OH)
41) maxgp1029 / (Unknown) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
42) grey99max / (KS) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
43) liqidvenom / (Unknown) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
44) whlimi / (Unknown) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
45) HM_Motorsports / (OH) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
46) wagesgt903 / (FL) ***Setup Not Yet Listed***
47) mtrai760 / (WA)

Please don't use this thread to ask questions about someone's particular setup. That's what PM/E-mail/IM/search is for. ANY OT POSTS WILL BE DELETED.

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Old 05-05-2007, 07:31 PM
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You might be on to something here. For everyone that posts, please put the year of your car, transmission type, dyno results and/or track times, and any other pertinent information like aftermarket cams, aftermarket fuel pump, clutch used, intake/exhaust setup, engine management, etc. Don't forget to post up your charts or timeslips if you have them.

I'll make this a sticky after it has gained some steam. Great idea!
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Old 05-05-2007, 07:36 PM
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96 CA-spec
5spd (converted from auto)
VQ35 from an 02 Altima
eBay JWT S1 knockoff cams
ARP rod bolts
01 Pathfinder throttle body
SSIM
VQ30 headers
WSP Y-pipe
Exedy Stage 1 clutch
Fidanza flywheel
Place Racing midpipe
Rev-Up oil pump
GReddy SP2
Magnaflow high flow cat
TS ECU (to be replaced w/ wideband and EU)
Walbro 255lph fuel pump
Nismo FPR
Dyno: ?
Track: ?

Issues: Cold starts when it's below 40F require feathering of the gas. Relocating the IACV *should* take care of it.
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Old 05-05-2007, 08:01 PM
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98 Fed-Spec
5spd conversion
5th gen clutch and PP with 4th gen TOB
05 Maxima Engine (needs EGR plugged somehow due to external EGR)
StephenMax Cam Spacers
Nismo AFPR w/autometer fuel gauge
XS racing headers (crap)
01 PF TB w/StephenMax Spacer
K&N Intake w/midpipe
Straight Pipe
Stock Cat-Back
UDP
EU
No Dyno
Last track time: 15.1 @94 MPH w/o cyl. 1 firing properly 2.6' 60ft. tire pressure 24psi
Was tuned with EU and LC-1 with VI opening, currently untuned
no VI opening at the moment

Cold start problems
Poor idle, and due to no tuning, jagged power band.
Blown input shaft and 1st gear, but I believe failure occured from a bad set of bearings.
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Old 05-05-2007, 08:02 PM
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96 SE fed C&C package
95 max ECU
DEK injectors
01 maxima 5 speed with ACT street clutch and PP
03 3.5 maxima motor with 13k on engine
cams drilled with JWT spacers
JWT VQ35 valve springs
ARP rod bolts
SSIM
pathfinder TB
no midpipe (MAF connects right to TB)
stillen High flow intake with venturi ring
unorthodox UDP
stone racing shorty headers heat wrapped
cattman Y pipe
ebay resonated test pipe
LSS b pipe resonated (with stock muffler taken off at the track)
no PS/AC

best 1/4 time with this setup with around a 2800-2825 race weight is 12.722 @ 108.33 with M&H slicks
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Old 05-05-2007, 08:03 PM
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- 1995 with 149k miles on the body and tranny
- 2002 Maxima VQ35DE- Z33 triple layer Headgaskets (~40k at time of HG replacement, 10k miles since the swap)
- Original 5MT
- 256WHP-245WTQ STD Cor
- [email protected] 97MPH 2.00 60' (completely full trim, on slicks, boggin launch)
- Walbro 190 FP, Fuelab AFPR set @ 55psi, Apexi SAFC-1 tuned
- Spec Stage 2 Clutch
- PF TB, SSIM, Ubber Short Intake (no midpipe), 3" MAF
- MotorStorm UDP
- Oil Catch Can
- Custom Long Runner/ Equal Length Headers+ straight pipe+ Catback (replaced muffler with DynoMax FTW!)
- No P/S
- Grey99's volt B00sta (16v Ignition System), Spark plugs gapped @.49"
- Jimes never-fully-closed T-stat Mod
- SummitRacing Exhaust Cutout
Last Dyno= http://forums.maxima.org/showthread.php?t=544996
Last track Day= http://forums.maxima.org/showthread.php?t=541002

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Old 05-05-2007, 09:07 PM
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95 GLE
2k2 3.5
350Z IM (before)
Converted 2k2 TB to cable drive
Modified stock IM (after)
DE-K Injectors
Homemade Intake/ K&N filter
HS headers
Motostorm UDP
2001 Muffler
2.5 exhaust, no cat, 22" resonator
97 5spd transmission
SPEC stage 3 clutch
Stock ECU, Untuned
No dyno numbers

1/4 Info:
Best ET: 13.895 @ 100.13 MPH w/ 2.3 60'
Best MPH: 102.xx MPH

Conditions:
~60°
No weight reduction
160 lb driver
3/4 tank of gas
1 bald, 1 snow tire up front

Byron Dragway - Byron, IL
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Old 05-05-2007, 11:02 PM
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2003 VQ35
Ported "Vspec" intake manifold, K&N filter
Spec Stage 2 Clutch
Dyno Numbers: N/A
No tune, Stock AUTO ECU
No track times to speak of as of yet.
Other:

Walbro 255lph pump, SSAC Headers, Warpspeed Y-pipe, test pipe with Greddy SP1 Catback. NX 75 wet shot
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Old 05-06-2007, 05:44 AM
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Year of Car (Optional: Fed or CA Spec): 1996 nissan maxima se fed spec
Transmission Type: 1997 maxima 5 speed trans
Year of Engine: 2002 maxima
Engine Modifications: intake, stephen max cam spacers, 3.0 timing,warpspeed y-pipe, apexi world sport exhaust, walbro 255lph gss342 fuel pump
Transmission Modifications: act 6puck with heavy duty pressure plate
Dyno Numbers: none
Tuned (Yes / No): no
Track Times (List Type of Tire, i.e. Street Tires / Drag Radials / Slicks) : no tracks on oahu, hawaii
Other: soon to put on my UR crank pulley...

only 3.5 in a 4th gen in hawaii!!!
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Old 05-06-2007, 07:11 AM
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Year of Car:
97 GLE Fed spec (about 111 000 miles on body)

Transmission Type:
4 spd auto trany (12 000 miles on it)
The only A32 VQ35 auto trany in Quebec!

Year of Engine:
Engine from a 02 Maxima (54 600 miles on it)

Engine Modifications:
3.0 Timming AND 3.0 CAMS, 01 QX4 TB, Megan FPR, EGR deleted, 02 Maxima Cold air intake, 3.0 Headers, Warpspeed y-pipe, High-flow cat. OEM cat-back.

Transmission Modifications:
Body valve, DR mod, oil cooler and oil filter

Dyno Numbers: none

Tuned (Yes / No): Not yet...

Other: My strut bar still fit!!! I use a 99 Altima VIBRANT FSTB....
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Old 05-06-2007, 07:26 AM
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95 Fed-spec
5spd (converted from auto)
VQ35 from an 02 Maxima
Debuloz Cams (eBay JWT S1 knockoff cams)
ARP rod bolts
02 Pathfinder Throttlebody with Pathfinder IACV
VQ30 headers
Stock Y-pipe
Exedy Stage 1 clutch
Place Racing midpipe
Apexi Power Intake
Apexi WS Catback Exhaust System
Motostorm UDP
JWT ECU
Walbro 255lph fuel pump
SARD FPR
Dyno: ?
Track: ?

Had to install:

Cattman Headers/Y Pipe (Sold)
E-manage Ultimate (Sold)
Innovative Wideband with XD-16 Guage (Still for sale)

Car is now for sale. We might need to start another list of people that have done the swap and sold the car within 6 months. That list seems to be growing as well.

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Old 05-06-2007, 12:32 PM
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Year of Car:
1997 GXE CA spec

Transmission Type:
2001 maxima 5spd(auto to 5spd conversion)

Year of Engine:
2003 maxima vq35

Engine Modifications:
SSIM, Hotshot headers/y-pipe, budget B-pipe, Apex WS muffler, NISMO AFPR.

Transmission Modifications:
Spec Stage 2 Clutch

Dyno Numbers: N/A

Tuned : No, but soon to be tuned

Track Times : N/A
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Old 05-06-2007, 01:06 PM
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5MT VLSD

2002 40K

Not much asides from a Y-pipe, short-ram, 4* retarded intake cam timing. Clutch: temporary gripforce F1 flea-bay held

Everything else is a no for now, sorry.
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Old 05-06-2007, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by gtr_rider
Is there something wrong with the swap that everyone isnt mentioning? I noticed that swap then trade sequence happening a lot.
I know I have a cold start issue but that was sort of before my swap so it might not be related. Besides that...nothing else. I think a lot of peole have cold start issues. Now that I think about it....can everyone who posted and anyone who will post please add to the bottom any issues they are having with the car now...not doing the swap...but how that its said and done...any starting issues...running issues. Can we edit the first post so we tell people to include this.

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Old 05-07-2007, 01:40 AM
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5spd Manual
02 VQ35 Altima w/40k
3.0 Headers
Budget Y-pipe
Custom Exhaust
Stillen Intake
ACT Stage II Clutch
3.0 flywheel
SAFC2
Wideband AEM air/fuel gauge
SARD Fuel Pressure Regulator w/gauge
Cold start problem
No IACV
No dyno yet
Not yet tuned (Soon) thinking about getting EU
No track time
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Old 05-07-2007, 05:45 AM
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Stock (non-working) VLSD 5-speed
2002 Altima Engine (40k)
Cattman headers, cat & catback, PR CAI
Removed power steering and AC, Motostorm UDP,
Removed front bumper support, car weighed around 2880-2900 lbs
Clutchnet 6-puck (Red PP), Courtesy short shifter with 2001 AE ****

Dyno Numbers: none
Tuned (Yes / No): No

Track Times: [email protected] mph (Stock 215-60-15 Yokohama Avid T4s on stock sawblades), 2.127 60ft
[email protected] mph (23x8.5x15 M&H Slicks mounted on stock sawblades), 1.759 60ft

Problems After Swap: Smells fuel all-around, high idle, gas hose & TPS popping off, blew 1st and 3rd gears due to the hardcore clutch

Other: Tried out 2000-2001 Altima 1st and 2nd gears and went a MPH high of [email protected] ( ) completely untuned, on a 2.06 60' (street tires) - Results: Faster 60 foot, one tenth slower in the quarter

First dude to do the swap in Canada! (Engine bought December, 2004)

Originally Posted by NmexMAX
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...or they buy a rusted-to-all-hell S13 and drop the very same engine in it
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Old 05-07-2007, 06:14 AM
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'96 GXE 5-speed, Fed Spec
- VQ35 Swap completed: Sept. 05
- Boosted: Nov. 06

Dynos (all SAE on Dynojet):
- VQ35, stock FWD intake:----233 hp @ 5500 rpm; 242 ft-lb @ 4500 rpm
- Above on nitrous:-----------330 hp @ 5100 rpm; 379 ft-lb @ 4500 rpm
- VQ35, Z33 IM:--------------239 hp @ 5400 rpm, 238 ft-lb @ 4575 rpm
- VQ35 S/C:------------------426 hp @ 6000 rpm, 387 ft-lb @ 5300 rpm

Engine Mechanical:
- VQ35, VQ30 timing equipment
- ARP rod bolts
- Custom ported/polished Z33 intake
- Motordyne Spacer w/ thermal gaskets
- NGK Iridium, 1 step colder, gapped to .036”
- 1/2" dropped powertrain

Boost:
- Polished Vortech V2 S/C on Matty’s V1 Plate
- 2.62” SC Pulley
- Bar/Plate IC (29*12*3), 3” IN/OUT
- Custom all 3” aluminium piping
- Custom 3.5” CAI with KN filter
- Blitz BOV

Transmission:
- 2001 AE 5-speed VLSD
- Fidanza Flywheel and ACT Clutch (Xtreme PP, performance disc)
- Raxle Axles
- B&M Short Throw

Fuel:
- Return system on returnless rail
- Injectors RC Engr. 550 CC
- Walbro 255 lph in-tank pump
- Aeromotive Universal AFPR (1:1 rising rate)
- Vortech FMU (4:1)

Exhaust:
- Custom 2.5” True dual
- Custom/severely modified Hotshot headers
- Flowmaster 3” Header Ball Flange, 3” collector , 2.5” pipe
- 2.5” Magnaflow X-pipe
- 2.5” Magnaflow Resonators

Electrical:
- J&S Safeguard w/ knock monitor
- Apexi SAFC
- Innovate XD-16 Wideband
- Z32 MAF
- Stock VQ30 ECU

Track:
- VQ35 FWD Intake: 14.0, 101 mph
- No boosted runs yet

Problems/Issues:
- Run a bit rich at idle with my 550s
- No cold start issues, then again, Texas is never cold
- Traction in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd ??????
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Old 05-07-2007, 06:28 AM
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96/fed spec
4th gen AT
2003 VQ35
Engine Mods: PRCAI, Motostrom UDP, Blehmco Grounding Kit, Nismo AFPR, 95 ECU (swappers know what this is for), PF Throttle Body
AT Mods: Stage II Valve Body
Dyno: 184whp/196whp
Track: N/A
Untuned
Problems: Just normal ECU codes. Stephen Max did one heck of a job installing this motor!!!


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Old 05-07-2007, 08:39 AM
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1. 2006 Setup
1995 GXE
Auto Edge Converter 3600 RPM
2002 Maxima
Debuloz Cams (Ebay)
250 HP (approx)
Tuned with EU
12.489 @ 109 M&H 23.5x8 Slicks
Hot Shot Headers
Stock ECU, converted TB, Cam Timing swap
Cold starting problems and poor idle.

2. 2007 Setup (New Engine), sold and installed old engine
1995 GXE
Auto Edge Converter 3600 RPM
2002 Altima
Debuloz Cams (Ebay)
Hot Shot Headers
2002 ECU, UTEC, V-Manage
Throttle not opening was solved by disconnecting the ASCD brake switch and idle etc is great.
Best time to date is 10.85 @ 125 mph.

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Old 05-07-2007, 09:26 AM
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West Texas/Southern New Mexico Area

1998 GXE
VQ35 off of a 2004 Maxima (25,000 miles)
No IACV
Modified 04 TB
Energy suspension inserts
OBX Headers
Unorthodox UDP
TS ECU
VAFC II (untuned)
Custom intake piping w/ Stillen Hi flow filter
Custom 2 1/4 exhaust
Magnaflow Muffler
Soon to install 98 I30T tranny
ACT HDSS clutch set-up-- switching over to XTSS
Pacesetter STS

Wheels/Tires:
Drag tires: 16x7.5 Ford Escape wheels wrapped in Nitto 555R's 245/50/16
Street tires: 18x7.5 wheels on Nitto 555 tires

Track Times:
havent had a chance to run it without any problems but quickest time was a 14.8 w/ a faulty MAF, bad primary O2 sensor, and third gear issues(not going into gear)
Okay time for El Paso.

Problems/Issues:
Cold start issues... I give it a little gas for a couple of seconds, and its done!
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Old 05-07-2007, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Dubbya
96/fed spec
Did you have to redo/extend the IACV harness for it to be placed where yours' is?
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Old 05-08-2007, 07:32 AM
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Year of Car (Optional: Fed or CA Spec): Fed spec 1995
Transmission Type: Automatic (more info on this)
Year of Engine: 2002 with 75k approx
Engine Modifications: aftermarket headers- full exhaust besides cat, CAI
Transmission Modifications: only a cooler
Dyno Numbers: n/a
Tuned (Yes / No): no
Track Times : none
Problems After Swap: My auto tranny slipped a good bit after the swap and it progressively got worse. 3 weeks later the slipping was rediculous and it would hardly move so i decided to swap for a 5 speed which is what i'm currently doing right now. WOT downshifts on a weak auto is death! Also idle problems on cold start (i have no iacv)
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Old 05-09-2007, 11:09 AM
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Year of car: 1997 but will be swapped into my 95
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Year of Engine: 03 w/19,000 miles
Parts used: 3.0 timing, upper oil pan, 3.0 sensors, stock fpr (returnless rigged). Cam spacers.
Dyno: n/a
Track: n/a
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Old 05-15-2007, 03:23 PM
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Year of Car: 1997 Nissan Maxima SE (Fed)
Transmission Type: 2000 5-speed tranny
Year of Engine: 2003 I35 w/ 13k installed by myself w/o help.
Engine Modifications: Gutted UIM, Pathy TB, 3.0 Headers, Y-pipe, 2.5" Catback, Rear 02 Delete.
Transmission Modifications: AE Clutch (Exedy Stage 1), Red Line MTL Fluid.
Dyno Numbers: not yet
Tuned (Yes / No): Somewhat with SAFC II and WB. Gets me 22 city/ 29 freeway
Track Times (List Type of Tire, i.e. Street Tires / Drag Radials / Slicks): Not yet.
Problems After Swap:All problems have been worked. No Codes or Leaks. Did have cold start problem, but was solved 2 weeks ago. It was driveable right after swap w/o issue.
Other: Replaced SPEC Stage II after 8k because of clutch disk problems.
Future plans: EU!! Possibly 6-speed?
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Old 05-20-2007, 05:33 AM
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Year of Car (Optional: Fed or CA Spec): 98 Fed Spec
Transmission Type: 5spd
Year of Engine: 2002
Engine Modifications: CP Pistons, Crower Rods, ARP Main and Head Studs
Transmission Modifications: Deburr, Polish, Cryo, Shotpeen
Dyno Numbers: 450 on low boost
Tuned (Yes / No): Y
Track Times (List Type of Tire, i.e. Street Tires / Drag Radials / Slicks): 11.4 with low boost and nitrous on slicks. Trapped 130mph with 18psi and no nitrous on drag radials
Problems After Swap: None
Other: VQ35 bottome end, VQ30 heads and intake system. Used VQ30 engine managment. Had JWT ECU tuned to 740cc injectors and Z32MAF and it ran like a champ!
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Old 05-20-2007, 07:07 AM
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5speed Manual Transmission
2002 Maxima VQ35DE
No engine modifications
No transmission modifications: Amsoil Gear fluid used
Untune... (for now)
No tack times (for now)
No post problems with the swap once everything was worked out.
spec Stage II clutch
VAFCII as the fuel controller
VIAS activation point: 4100 rpms

future plans:
Quality Datalogging WBo2
Stickier wide tires
Turbo in the 5-8psi area.

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Old 05-22-2007, 07:39 AM
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2002 maxima engine
warpspeed y, magnaflow cat, 2001 oem muffler
spec stage 2 clutch
untuned
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Old 07-17-2007, 04:44 AM
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awww im the newest one...well here it goes.

Year of Car: 1998 fed spec
Transmission Type: 5 speed manual
Year of Engine: 2002
Engine Modifications: ssim, short ram intake, ebay headers and downpipe, magnaflow cat, nitrous express 125 shot
Transmission Modifications:
Dyno Numbers: n/a
Tuned (Yes / No): no
Track Times (List Type of Tire, i.e. Street Tires / Drag Radials / Slicks): not yet
Problems After Swap: iacv problem, clutch engagement/disengagement problem (needed to adjust master for stage 3 clutch)
Other: do this swap and stop reading about it.
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Old 07-17-2007, 09:43 PM
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Engine Modifications:
ARP Rod/Head Bolts
Cosworth Main/Rod Bearings
07 Alty HR piston rings
HKS Head Gasket
DW 650CC injectors
SS Autochrome shorty headers
Turbocharged-GT35R w/ supporting mods

Transmission Modifications: Stock 01 5spd, Spec Stage 3, Fidanza fly with mixed Redline Shockproof
Dyno Numbers: TBA
Tuned (Yes / No): NO
Track Times (List Type of Tire, i.e. Street Tires / Drag Radials / Slicks): None
Problems After Swap: Current problem: No fuel in cylinder 5 (potentially a timing issue)...
Other:

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Old 07-30-2007, 07:00 AM
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Year of Car (Optional: Fed or CA Spec):2002 Nissan Cefiro(similiar to I35)
Transmission Type:Auto
Year of Engine:2002
Engine Modifications:K&N drop in filter so far
Transmission Modifications:None
Dyno Numbers:None
Tuned (Yes / No):No
Track Times (List Type of Tire, i.e. Street Tires / Drag Radials / Slicks):NA

Problems After Swap: Still completing swap, list of problems in this thread: http://forums.maxima.org/showthread.php?t=494087&page=2

Other:
(1) Picture:http://img231.imageshack.us/img231/7048/img00027pu9.jpg

More to come......Car in the process of wiring in the Guage cluster, e-gas and other stuff...
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Year of Car:1996 Maxima Se
Transmission Type: 5spd
Year of Engine: 2003
Engine Modifications: custom y-pipe, 3in straight exhaust, stock ecu, afc hack
Dyno Numbers: TBA
Tuned (Yes / No): NO
Track Times (List Type of Tire, i.e. Street Tires / Drag Radials / Slicks): None
Problems After Swap: erratic idle during cold start, hesistation under full throttle from 3k to 4k rpm, intermittent code 1336 ( irratic Idle)

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Year of Car: 1996 Maxima SE

Transmission Type: 5spd Manual

Year of Engine: 2002 VQ35DE / 1996 VQ30DE

Engine Modifications:
3.5 Bottom End
3.0 Heads
3.5 Cams
11.5:1 Comp Ratio
MEVI
Ported & Polished Intake, Exhaust and Lower IM
Custom CAI
Full Straight Through Exhaust, 2.5" Diameter
Borla Pro Xs Muffler
WSPD YPIPE
Stock ECU
SAFC II
100 Shot of Nitrous One day and broke some stuff
Rear Mounted Yellow Top Batt
Transmission Modifications: ACT Stage 2 Clutch

Dyno Numbers: N/A

Tuned (Yes / No): Yes

Track Times: N/A

Problems After Swap: Drivetrain

Other:







Complete List


1996 Maxima SE Fed Automatic Converted to a 5spd.
- VQ35 Hybrid Swap completed: Dec-30-2004

- Vehicle Weight Auto Trans & 18" rims 2740lbs
- Vehicle Weight 5spd & 17" rims 2628lbs.

Engine & Performance
3.5 Bottom End
3.0 Heads
3.5 Cams
11.5:1 Comp Ratio
MEVI
Ported & Polished Intake, Exhaust and Lower IM
Custom CAI
Full Straight Through Exhaust, 2.5" Diameter
Borla Pro Xs Muffler
WSPD YPIPE
100 Shot of Nitrous One day and broke some stuff
Rear Mounted Yellow Top Batt

Electronics

Stock ECU
SAFC II
A/F Gauge
Oil Pres Gauge

Drivetrain
ACT Stage 2 Clutch
98 5SPD

Suspension & Handling
FSTB
Eibach Ground Controls
Tokico Illumina

Brakes
Front: Z32 4 Pot Cals
13" X drilled & slotted Cobra Rotors
SS lines
Rear:Stock

Wheels & Tires

17" Enkei Evo 5's 17.5lbs each
Front: BF Drag Radials
Rear: Nexen 235 40 17 Rear
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Year of Car (96 GXE Canada):
Transmission Type: 5 mt 96
Year of Engine: 2002 VQ35DE
Dyno Numbers: N/A
Tuned (Yes / No): Yes
Track Times: N/A


Description:

Megasquirt-II V3.0 Code 2.862
Ignition: EDIS6 FORD 36-1 wheel/Crank sensor (donor: explorer 90/escort)
Crown vic spark plug wire
Wideband PLX-M300
ACT clutch street Stage1 (96)
OBX Cold air intake (02)
Exhaust: 3.0 Manif,2.5" Lss Y-pipe,Lss test pipe,Greddy Sp2 catback
Generic Fuel pressure regulator
Brembo, hawks Hps, ss goodridge line
S14 wheels, khumo 712

96 stock manual tranny, IAT starter,alternator,ps,ac,belt. engine mount
02 TPS, CTL, TB
custom crank wheel adaptor
custom long crank bolt
custom crank sensor mount
convert from maf to map
convert 02 Throtle body from eletronic to cable.
convert 02 fuel rail from return to returnless.
Vias (variable intake) 1800-3600 Rpm

VIDEO: http://photobucket.com/mediadetail/?...e&pageOffset=0

VIDEO2: http://s191.photobucket.com/albums/z...t=MOV01182.flv
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1997 Maxima SE
2004 I35 AT
2004 I35 Engine
Warpspeed Y-Pipe, VQ30 exhaust manifolds with nickel plug mod and SARD FPR
No trans mods
No dyno numbers
Tuned by Gen 5.5 A33B ECU (Stock full swap)
No track times
No driveability problems

My car is a full swap from a 2004 I35 (yes it's an oddball year A33B) including the AT, cluster, NATS, the whole works is spliced into the original A32 body harness. I retained the A32 A/C, P/S etc. Runs great!!
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98 Infiniti I30t
5-speed LSD
02 Maxima 3.5
Stock 96 3.0 ECU (no evap system) & FPR
All 3.0 emission devices installed and operating

Description of swap/modifications:

3.0 timing components
01 PF throttle body
retained 3.0 airbox
Exedy clutch
LSS Budget y-pipe/b-pipe
NEW LSD trans(nice)

more tuning to follow
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1997 Nissan Maxima
03 VQ35DE
JWT Valves Springs
Arp Head bolts
ARP Main Bolts
Fidanza Lightened Flywheel
Cltuchent Red Clutch and pressure plate
VAFCII for fuel management and VIAS Activation



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It's in and running. Add me to the list.

97 Maxima SE, Fed Spec
5 Speed Manual-no trans mods

2002 Maxima Motor 67K Miles
Full 3.5 Oil Pan, spliced in CPS Sensor, StephenMax Cam Adapters--3.0 Timing Equip

Mods: Ebay Headers & Y-pipe, UDP, Aluminium FLywheel, Exedy Stage 2 Clutch, Converted Throttle Body, Aeromotive FPR--converted returnless fuel rail

Issues: I need to run some extra engine grounds, High Idle due to issues with my throttle body, very minor mystery oil leak.

I might be the first to swap in Ohio. Also, of note: I did the whole swap alone. No help removing engine ro even getting it out of my van from the junkyard. SO, it can be done.

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Old 05-06-2008, 11:50 AM
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Year of Car: 2002 Sentra SpecV
Transmission Type: 6spd
Year of Engine: 2002
Engine Modifications: custom y-pipe, greddy cat-back, VQ35 ECU, JWT clutch & lightweight flywheel
Track Times: 13.4 @ 105
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I guess its my turn.

Year of Car (Optional: Fed or CA Spec): 98 gxe fed spec

Transmission Type:
01 maxima 5 speed

Year of Engine:
03 3.5 maxima motor with ~40k on engine

Engine Modifications:

DEK injectors
cams drilled with JWT spacers
JWT VQ35 valve springs
ARP rod bolts
SSIM
pathfinder TB
no midpipe (MAF connects right to TB)
old injen filter attached to the maf
unorthodox UDP
budget Y pipe
obx type h cat back
no PS

Transmission Modifications:
Spec stage 2+ with cut oem flywheel

Dyno Numbers: None yet

Tuned (Yes / No): Not yet

Track Times (List Type of Tire, i.e. Street Tires / Drag Radials / Slicks): Not yet

Problems After Swap: Small cold start issue due to no iacv

Other:
Here is a video of my car idling.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C31S7fyCr3k

future plans: EU, and my blower install hopefully by the end of the summer.

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