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Old 09-14-2010, 11:13 AM   #1
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Default Sikky 350z/G35 LSX swap

We are happy to announce the 350z/G35 LSX kit is finally complete! This kit will allow you to bolt any LS series engine into your 350z and G35. No cutting or welding required. We decided it would be a good idea to show everyone just how easy this install is with our kit so we took a fairly stock G35 and began the install. Here are some pics and info to better show and explain this setup for those interested.


Here is the donor car, prepped and ready to go with the OEM engine and trans removed.

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Donor LS2 engine and 6 speed manual trans from a 2006 Pontiac GTO


First step pull the stock GTO oil pan


Here is the new high capacity Sikky oil pan. Prep the new pan by pre installing the gasket. This pan is equipped with windage tray and trap doors to eliminate any oiling issues associated with the factory GM pans.



Installed Sikky pan showing connections for remote mount oil filter kit that is also included with the mount kit. Factory dust shields are also installed.


Installed Sikky billet aluminum driver side motor mount and urethane bushing


Installed Sikky billet aluminum passenger side motor mount and urethane bushing


All prep work complete on the engine and ready for install


Installed Sikky trans mount bushing


Begin install of new engine and trans. Install is as easy as bolting up the VQ with our kit.


Engine and trans installed with engine bolted to factory cross member


underside view of installed engine


install Sikky trans cross member


disconnect steering shaft for header install


carefully slip Sikky long tube headers into position around steering column and re attach U-joint


view of Sikky header installed on driver side, now install passenger side header


front view closeup of installed engine


rear view of installed engine with both headers installed

that's it for now, more pics and info to follow.....

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Old 09-14-2010, 11:19 AM   #2
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Old 09-14-2010, 11:20 AM   #3
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few things i would like to address

wiring-plug and play harness? what ecu?
is ac still available?
price?
other ls swap parts available-headers, intake, etc.
clearances on each side?
whats all in the kit? subframe,oil pan, mounts, driveshaft?

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Old 09-14-2010, 11:23 AM   #4
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How much will the kit be?
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Old 09-14-2010, 11:23 AM   #5
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That oil pan is massive! Any pics after the motor is in?
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Old 09-14-2010, 12:07 PM   #6
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Old 09-14-2010, 12:36 PM   #8
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Impressive!
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Thanks Sikky for putting this information out. I am in the process of putting all the parts together for this swap. I can't wait to see more pics of wiring everything in.
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Old 09-14-2010, 01:47 PM   #10
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Its about time you guys posted this up in here..

Was talking to one of your reps and just about to order my swap kit.. You guys do great work and can't wait to rep for you guys..

Keep us posted on new updates.. thanks
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Old 09-14-2010, 02:46 PM   #11
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pretty cool.
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it seems like the Hinson Motorsports conversion kit offers alot more (that this kit does not) including:

Cooling System
-Hose & Clamp Package
-Vibration Dampeners

Clutch Hydraulics
-Wilwood 7/8" Modified Master Cylinder
-tainless Steel Braided Modified Clutch Line
-Firewall Adapter
-Banjo Fitting & Bolt

Power Steering
-Power Steering Kit with GM Line

Electronics
-Modify your GM Harness
-Modify your GM ECU
-Modify your Nissan ECU
-Nissan CAN Gateway

Headers
-1 7/8" Long Tube Headers (304 Stainless)
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I am also interested in the electronics side of things. Please let the cat out of the bag!
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Old 09-14-2010, 08:20 PM   #14
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i cant wait for MOARRRRRRR
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Hmmmmm . . . I bought the 350z to get away from GM products! But, interested in seeing the performance results.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheBlue350z View Post
it seems like the Hinson Motorsports conversion kit offers alot more (that this kit does not) including:

Cooling System
-Hose & Clamp Package
-Vibration Dampeners

Clutch Hydraulics
-Wilwood 7/8" Modified Master Cylinder
-tainless Steel Braided Modified Clutch Line
-Firewall Adapter
-Banjo Fitting & Bolt

Power Steering
-Power Steering Kit with GM Line

Electronics
-Modify your GM Harness
-Modify your GM ECU
-Modify your Nissan ECU
-Nissan CAN Gateway

Headers
-1 7/8" Long Tube Headers (304 Stainless)
+1 is this more of a basic kit for the diy'ers?
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Old 09-15-2010, 10:51 AM   #17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TheBlue350z View Post
it seems like the Hinson Motorsports conversion kit offers alot more (that this kit does not) including:

Cooling System
-Hose & Clamp Package
-Vibration Dampeners

Clutch Hydraulics
-Wilwood 7/8" Modified Master Cylinder
-tainless Steel Braided Modified Clutch Line
-Firewall Adapter
-Banjo Fitting & Bolt

Power Steering
-Power Steering Kit with GM Line

Electronics
-Modify your GM Harness
-Modify your GM ECU
-Modify your Nissan ECU
-Nissan CAN Gateway

Headers
-1 7/8" Long Tube Headers (304 Stainless)
+Driveshaft...
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Old 09-15-2010, 04:22 PM   #18
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a new driveshaft comes in the sikky swap, but it does not offer any electronics plus alot more. So i still believe the Hinson Motorsports conversion kit is the only complete kit around.
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Old 09-16-2010, 06:02 AM   #19
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At this point it comes to price and availability. If this hardware kit is cheaper than Hinsons then just get the electronics from Hinson!
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Old 09-16-2010, 11:07 AM   #20
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Oh my! =O
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