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Old 06-26-2016, 12:52 AM   #1
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Default Engine swaps that are completed or able to get technical advice from

I was searching a few threads to help someone out but got lost myself so figured if it could help me out then it might benefit everyone else too. When I went searching for motor swap information there are quite a few that started a swap and then 3 years later nothing, needless to say I would like to narrow down the "field" next time to more usable information. The other thing I noticed is I am starting to find stuff in build threads and the performance section that increased the search time. This is not exactly a bad thing but did slow me down some.

I am mainly looking for completed swaps, up and running. This will have the most information to share with others but I only know of one RB26DETT swap on the site and so far its not completed but will include that just because its special. To be honest I will post my truck here to start the thread but I will make a section later for swaps that are not really realistic to put it in. People using the stock frame and correctly modifying the stock parts to fit or having very few custom parts made is my goal.


I will be looking for the following information, some of its more detailed that might be needed but if your truck is a V6 and the swap was a I4 the motor mounts may be different. I might need to update this with more questions but I hope I covered all the different combinations that might occur.
1. The type vehicle got the swap
2. If it was or still is 2wd or 4wd
3. Standard or Auto transmission in the swap
4. HP and TQ if known
5. Anything special
6. The link

I will put the information in the below format so its standard and hopefully short to the point
EXAMPLE:
Stock - Year, body style, transmission type, 2/4wd, original motor
Swapped - (motor swapped to if in random section), (Body style if changed), transmission type, 2/4wd, HP/TQ numbers, major modifications to make the swap.

I have a very similar thread but not very organized to find information but wanted to start something and might merge it later so I don't lose my mind.
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Old 06-26-2016, 01:00 AM   #2
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I will update this post every so often so all the links will show here instead of searching 13 pages to find what you looking for. If you see a swap I haven't listed then feel free to give me a tap on the shoulder and say "hey".

PLEASE NOTE: If you change the name of your thread the link here will no longer work, please send me a PM with the new name so I can adjust this post as needed (found this out the hard way, makes since but didn't expect that problem)

Chevy 350 Swaps:
Stock - 1989 Std Cab, 2wd, I4-z24i, auto
Swapped - Auto 7004r, 2wd, N/A, Votec 350 with TBI swap and 8.8 rear axle for 5-lug swap.
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ad.php?t=31893

Stock - 1991 Std Cab, 2wd, I4 KA24, manual
Swapped - Auto, 2wd, N/A, Chevy 350, on bags
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ad.php?t=15898

Chevy LS"X" Swaps:
Stock - 1986-1989 Ext Cab, 4wd, I4-z24i, manual
Swapped - auto, 4wd, 285HP/300TQ, Solid axle swap plus firewall, steering, cooling, brake systems and more from donor.
http://mississippi-mud.com/Thread-Th...olution-thread<---engine
http://mississippi-mud.com/Thread-Th...ng-Marshmallow<---body


Ford 2.3 turbo Swaps
Stock - 1987 Std Cab, 2wd, I4-z24, manual
Swapped - Ford 2.3T, 2wd, manual, getting harder to find this engine
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ad.php?t=25837

Ford V8 Swaps:

Nissan SR20DET Swaps:
Stock - 1995 Std Cab, 2wd, KA24, N/A
Swapped - SR20DET, manual, 2wd, toyota axle with coilovers (unfortunately vandalized)
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...hlight=Sr20det

Stock - 2002 Ext Cab, 2wd, KA24DE, manual
Swapped - SR20DET, manual, 2wd, drift truck
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...hlight=Sr20det

Stock - 1990-97, N/A, 2wd, KA24, N/A
Swapped - SR20DET, N/A, from Quebec and pic links are broken
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...hlight=Sr20det

Stock - 1989 Ext Cab, 2wd, N/A, N/A
Swapped - SR20DET, manual, 2wd, 450HP, Australia built
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...hlight=Sr20det

Stock - 1987 Std Cab, 2wd, I4-z24i, auto
Swapped - SR20DET, manual, 2wd, older swap but pics still linked
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...hlight=Sr20det

Nissan VG30DETT Swaps:
Stock:1993 single cab, 4x4 KA24e 5speed
Swapped - VG30DETT, Manual, 4wd, 300+-HP, stock suspension
http://forums.hybridz.org/topic/7783...dett-into-d21/

Nissan RB26DETT Swaps:
Stock - 1986 D21, Ext Cab, 2wd, N/A, N/A
Swapped - N/A, N/A, not completed.
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...highlight=rb26

Overdone Swaps:
Stock - 1996 Std Cab, 4wd, KA24, manual
Swapped - Ext Cab, N/A, 4wd,N/A, long thread did SAS and custom frame cab combination for ultimate 4-wheelin duty
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ad.php?t=15396

Stock - 1991 D21, Ext Cab 2wd, V6-VG30e, manual
Swapped - SR20DET, manual, 2wd, 236HP/240TQ, custom frame
http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...ad.php?t=20041

Uncompleted Swaps:
Eventually I will start to add stuff...will be links only
Chevy 350:
Chevy LS"X":
Ford 2.3:
Ford V8:
Nissan SR20DET:
Nissan VG30DETT:
Nissan RB26DETT:
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Old 06-26-2016, 01:03 AM   #3
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yes this is something i was thinking about the other day as i was looking up swap information and now you have taken it to where i was thinking, thank you for getting the ball rolling scooby, but dont forget about the vg30dett swap as well
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Z24i to Ls swap. 5.3L v8. 285hp. 300 ft lb. T-case is manual 2.75:1. Manual to auto transmisson. Still four wheel drive. Stock frame, modified. Solid axle swap. Firewall swap. Full harness, dash, steering, a/c, fuel, system cooling system, and brake system swap. All power accessories, and air bag added from donor Silverado.
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Old 06-27-2016, 02:59 AM   #5
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1989 single cab 2wd Z24I auto to GM Votec 350 with a tbi swap, and a 7004r trans, also swapped in an 8.8 rear and the toyota rotor 5 lug mod in the front as well...

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1993 single cab, 4x4 KA24e 5speed / to / VG30DETT (300ish HP?) with pickup v6 5speed trans/TF case, stock suspension.

I don't recommend people do this swap, but my build thread is here:
http://forums.hybridz.org/topic/7783...dett-into-d21/

Old pic just after I got it running...


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Very cool thread. Thank you for putting it together.
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1993 single cab, 4x4 KA24e 5speed / to / VG30DETT (300ish HP?) with pickup v6 5speed trans/TF case, stock suspension.

I don't recommend people do this swap, but my build thread is here:
http://forums.hybridz.org/topic/7783...dett-into-d21/

Old pic just after I got it running...


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Thanks I was looking for this but I am currently out of the country and my internet connection is as useful as a screen door on a submarine, it will be late Aug until I can start to fix this thread.
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Hi!

None of the V8 swaps take me to anything that shows those swaps being completed. I was hoping for some solid V8 swap resources. Anyone know of any fresh V8 swap builds, preferably on a 2wd extended cab. I'm mostly interested in how the mounts electrical etc. was handled.

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Other than paint, the link to mine posted above is good. I drive it all the time...

I left the stock ECU in mine, unplugged the lights and other necessities wouldn't power up. I used the factory starter and alternator wiring, as well as the factory gauges. I used the frame mounts out of the donor Suburban, just set the engine in place, added some flat plate in the right spot, tacked it in, pulled the engine back out and welded the plate and mounts in, then braced it somewhat, and set it back in...
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