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Old 10-27-2017, 11:02 PM   #1
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Figured we could start a thread for VG30/33 equipped truck owners, and future VG truck owners, to share information and just BS about the VG engine in general.

Let me start by saying the more I learn about this engine, the more I like it. It's like Nissan's version of the 350SBC in terms of being available in many platforms and having lots of part swapability. I am currently building a half truck half 300zx VG for my 95. I am taking the best truck parts and putting them on the z motor then wiring in the z ecm/harness so everything still thinks it's inside the z. Sounds good on paper, we shall see though.

So let's talk VG engines. Thoughts?
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Old 10-28-2017, 12:33 AM   #2
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I love my VG. I'm tempted to do a VG33 with the H256 cams and long tubes with TBI. Wonder if I would need a JWT tune.
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Old 10-28-2017, 01:00 AM   #3
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I imagine you would want a tune for the added displacement. That and you can take advantage of some ecm perks they can give you.
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Old 10-28-2017, 01:12 AM   #4
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Biggest downfall is price. I can find a JDM 3.3 for $750 the cams, $250 for regrinds, then headers, $200+ and tune, $550. Adds up fast!
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Old 10-28-2017, 01:57 AM   #5
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As far as cams go I would hunt down the z31 cams, they are more aggressive than the truck vg30 cams and those are more aggressive than the vg33 cams for sure.
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Old 10-28-2017, 03:01 AM   #6
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I don't want cams to rev. I want torque. All the torque. Stump puller cams would be perfect.
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Old 10-28-2017, 04:44 AM   #7
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LOL I forget these things, I am always looking at things from an autocross perspective.
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Old 10-28-2017, 06:34 PM   #8
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How do I remove the internal baffle of a valve cover for a VG30i?
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i think those are tack welded in there.....maybe get some vice grips down as far as they will go and slowly wiggle the baffle back and forth?
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Why would you want to remove the internal baffle?

Foul_mouth, I wish I did some autocross. I just tow and DD it.
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