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What do you guys think? Take an N/A supra and drop an LSX engine in it. I think it would be a killer combination.
 
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I just figured it would be cool because it is light, and you can make a lot of N/A horse power out of it. I think it would help out the weight distribution and you would get better gas mileage too. It just seems like a better alternative to the 2JZ-GTE swap.
 

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whats up with all these types of quetions lately? "can make my 2jz a v8 buy welding extra cylinders on" "mkiv ls1 swap"
 
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Maybe it is because I'm not very brand loyal, but I don't see any drawbacks, besides difficulty, and who doesn't like a challenge.
 
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SoarerTT said:
whats up with all these types of quetions lately? "can make my 2jz a v8 buy welding extra cylinders on" "mkiv ls1 swap"
"can make my 2jz a v8 buy welding extra cylinders on" That thread is just flat out ridiculous.
 
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There's no real reason to swap in another engine other than a 2jzgte. It will cost more to put in the the ls1 than the 2jzgte and you won't have any power gains over the 2jgte.
Actually, if you swapped in an LS6 you would have a very significant power gain, as well as a more linear power band. And on top of that, the aluminum v8 would be lighter than the iron block inline 6. Not to mention better gas mileage.
 

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Actually, if you swapped in an LS6 you would have a very significant power gain, as well as a more linear power band. And on top of that, the aluminum v8 would be lighter than the iron block inline 6. Not to mention better gas mileage.
An LS6 is going to run you much more than an LS1 though. For the extra money you would spend on the LS6 you could go BPU with the 2JZGTE. Maybe single? Maybe not, that might be pushing it.

Better gas mileage? Just keep the boost low when driving around.

What are the weights for each of these engines? There couldn't be that big of a difference. Maybe 100lbs tops?

If you really want to swap in an LSx go for it. :)
 

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Go ahead and do the V8 swap.......and then when a BPU car smokes your ass dont come back here crying about it. BTW, go ahead and kick yourself in the balls.........thats how its going to feel when you realize you made a BAD mistake by taking a legendary car and putting an everyday common engine in it.

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Do that to an RX7. Easier to do. As far as a Sup. Why ruin one of the big parts of the Supra having a cult following by removing its heart.
An LS1 swap into an RX7 is one of the top three bang for your buck supercar mods. 300-400 easy NA horsepower on a linear powerband in a 2600-2800 lb chassis with aftermarket support like no other will, with equal drivers, pass 2JZ Supras like they are standing still on most tracks ... all on a budget less than half of the average price of a stock 6-speed Supra.

You do the math.

Those who say an LS1 in an RX7 is a bad idea have virtually no idea what they are talking about.
 
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