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    Thread: 2JZ Solstice Swap

    1. 06-17-2011 02:43 AM #1
      Was told I oughta post this up on here, so here goes...

      Recap of a couple night's ago with some pics.

      did this



      swapped these



      rear sump clears the crossmember so well



      then attached stuff



      so big



      then i did this



      then did a tranny



      then used a forklift to put that...



      ...in here



      like this



      then tom ground some stuff



      ... stood up here and pointed at stuff



      and then the 2jz was in






      and the peasents rejoice






      gone well..

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      06-17-2011 02:46 AM #2
      sick. keep us updated.
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      06-17-2011 02:47 AM #3
      Excellent job!
      Is that car getting a cage?

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      06-17-2011 02:53 AM #4
      Congrats, you are now a hero in TCL.
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      06-17-2011 03:09 AM #5
      Woah, cool

      Two questions: Why this over an LS engine?

      Does the front frame of the Solstice really look like that, or did you modify it to remove the front structure?
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    6. 06-17-2011 03:16 AM #6
      Yeah, the car will be getting a cage of sorts.

      And yes, the frame looks just like that. Reason for the swap is that the Solstice Aisin AR5 transmission bolts right up to the 2JZ via a 1jz bellhousing. It's basically an updated Aisin r154 they shoved into supra's. Also, the motor mounts up to the LNF motor mount's, which was really weird, and it sit's in just the right place. Moreover, LS' have been done, I'm pretty positive this is the first JZ swap into a Kappa platform to my knowledge in the world.

      Sidenote; TCL=?

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      06-17-2011 03:18 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by phlow View Post


      Sidenote; TCL=?
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      06-17-2011 03:24 AM #8
      awesome.

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      06-17-2011 03:24 AM #9
      Wow! I wouldve never thought in a million years, that this would be even remotely a bolt in swap.. Amazing! Its cool to see guys think outside the box like this

    10. 06-17-2011 03:24 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by patrikman View Post
      The Car Lounge. Welcome, and keep those pics coming.
      Ahhh, thanks man. ^_^




      ****ty cellphone pics of the JZ motor mounts, mounted to the factory solstice engine body mounts.

    11. 06-17-2011 03:30 AM #11


      Would this make it a 2JZtice?
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      06-17-2011 03:40 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Nourdmrolnmt View Post
      Would this make it a 2JZtice?
      Well, I think we have figured out your license plate.
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    13. 06-17-2011 03:48 AM #13
      the domain name is even open...

      potential. LOTS.
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    14. 06-17-2011 04:06 AM #14
      2JZtice...

      The tale of DNA and bloodlines runs deep. Deeper than you imagined.
      From hallow retired hero, the Supra to hallow slain hero the Solstice.
      The power of Lutz strikes again. How swift JZtice is to respawn in the dead of night.
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      Makes me proud to be an American in some perverse way. **** your terrorist, I've a honey boo boo outside.

    15. 06-17-2011 04:16 AM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by Nourdmrolnmt View Post
      2JZtice...

      The tale of DNA and bloodlines runs deep. Deeper than you imagined.
      From hallow retired hero, the Supra to hallow slain hero the Solstice.
      The power of Lutz strikes again. How swift JZtice is to respawn in the dead of night.
      Haha, that just made my night. Need more of that for the video LOL

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      06-17-2011 04:19 AM #16
      What a strange coincidence the 2JZ seems to fit in so well. Were you set on a 2JZ swap and then realized it fit with little modification?

      Awesome build. Following for more later.
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      06-17-2011 04:42 AM #17
      videos of it as soon as you can guys! awesome project

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      06-17-2011 05:53 AM #18
      You are awesome for doing this!

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      06-17-2011 09:09 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by Nourdmrolnmt View Post


      Would this make it a 2JZtice?
      You 2JZ'd in your pants?
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      06-17-2011 09:28 AM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by matches View Post
      You 2JZ'd in your pants?
      I'll ask the question no one else has? Why? There is a huge ecotec aftermarket and parts from the GM performance catalog will basically allow you to build a motor stock to 400 hp and onwards up to 1200 hp using a stock block?

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      06-17-2011 09:29 AM #22
      Holy Hannah, that's awesome!


      Quote Originally Posted by CBJ View Post
      I'll ask the question no one else has? Why? There is a huge ecotec aftermarket and parts from the GM performance catalog will basically allow you to build a motor stock to 400 hp and onwards up to 1200 hp using a stock block?

      Why? Because it hasn't been done before, that's why.

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      06-17-2011 09:32 AM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by CBJ View Post
      I'll ask the question no one else has? Why?
      So he can run 12's all day. Duh.
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      06-17-2011 09:35 AM #24
      This is amazing! Well done, sir!



      I can't wait to see the finished product!
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      06-17-2011 09:40 AM #25
      In for final product!

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      06-17-2011 09:42 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by mellbergVWfan View Post
      So he can run 12's all day. Duh.
      12's won't cut it. He owes me a 10 second car.

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      06-17-2011 09:48 AM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by JeffIsLax View Post
      12's won't cut it. He owes me a 10 second car.
      But he'll have to overnight parts from Japan.

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      06-17-2011 09:58 AM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by mellbergVWfan View Post
      What a strange coincidence the 2JZ seems to fit in so well. Were you set on a 2JZ swap and then realized it fit with little modification?
      Also curious about this.

      Awesome build. Following for more later.
      And seconded. It's different, looking forward to seeing vids.
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      06-17-2011 10:06 AM #30
      Quote Originally Posted by phlow View Post
      ****ty cellphone pics of the JZ motor mounts, mounted to the factory solstice engine body mounts.
      Thats crazy. Did you hear about this beforehand or was it just an unbelievable surprise ?
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      06-17-2011 10:08 AM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by phlow View Post
      And yes, the frame looks just like that. Reason for the swap is that the Solstice Aisin AR5 transmission bolts right up to the 2JZ via a 1jz bellhousing. It's basically an updated Aisin r154 they shoved into supra's. Also, the motor mounts up to the LNF motor mount's, which was really weird, and it sit's in just the right place. Moreover, LS' have been done, I'm pretty positive this is the first JZ swap into a Kappa platform to my knowledge in the world.
      I'd go with that - I've never seen a similar one on the Kappa forums. What's the weight distribution going to be like?
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      06-17-2011 10:15 AM #32
      I want to know you're going to fit the hood on there. I'm also interested as to where the radiator will go.

      F*&* a radiator, I've a 2JZ inside!

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      06-17-2011 10:19 AM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by 200HP4dr View Post
      I'm also interested as to where the radiator will go.

      F*&* a radiator, I've a 2JZ inside!

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    34. 06-17-2011 10:22 AM #34
      whats with the led strips in the cabin, at the top edge of the windshield?

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