1UZ-FE V8 JZA80 Supra

I can’t help but imagine how some of the more modern Japanese sports cars would be so well suited to having a naturally aspirated V-configuration motor instead of their straight turbo’d powerplants. For example, I always thought my old S15 would be perfectly suited to having a VQ35DE with individual throttle bodies in the engine bay. I think it would bring them closer to the sportscars of yesteryear, before we were obsessed with big turbo’s and high power outputs and the sound of highly strung engines with roaring induction filled the air.

This build sort of touches on the above subject, where a home-grown Aussie slips a 1UZ V8 into a JZA80 Supra. In a world where so many people are putting 2JZ’s in to anything and everything, this guy pulls one out of a car that comes equipped with one as standard. To me that proves that people just have that unexplainable urge to modify anything and everything. Thanks to Stoney for submitting this one, a great technical build with heaps of detailed information, diagrams, and step-by-step photography. Plenty of good stuff in here for you tech-heads.

Note: You will be required to sign up to v-eight.com to view the full build thread.

Head to http://www.v-eight.com/tech_forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=99 for the full build thread.

Advertisements

~ by anth on December 2, 2009.

4 Responses to “1UZ-FE V8 JZA80 Supra”

  1. In order to login you must be registered. Registering takes only a few moments but gives you increased capabilities. The board administrator may also grant additional permissions to registered users. Before you register please ensure you are familiar with our terms of use and related policies. Please ensure you read any forum rules as you navigate around the board.

    Terms of use | Privacy policy

  2. 1st and last pic are money

  3. Very neat and impresive supra wonder how much ist cost to put one together..

  4. For those not wanting to log-in
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNqZSU1hv4M testing (poor audio).
    Sadly this track gets demolished in a little over 6 weeks time for houses to be built there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: