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VQ Engine Swap

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Category: Engine Swaps

Nissan VQ engine is the 2nd generation V6, superceding the SOHC VG engine series. It can be swapped into Datsun 1200.


VG30E  (SOHC) 160-179 hp, weight:360 lbs
VQ30DE (DOHC) 235-289 hp, weight:313 lbs


Nissan VQ engine

* Nissan Maxima
* Nissan Quest V42 2004-2009
* Nissan V35ᵂ (Nissan Skyline, Infiniti G35) 2002-2007
* Nissan 350Z V33 2002-2006
* Nissan 370Z Z35 2009-2019 VQ37VHR 280ps-348ps

VQ35DE stock power is 235 hp in the Quest minivan to 298 hp in the V35


Club member kuni from Nagoya Japan has fitted a VQ35DE into his Sunny Truck.

1989 1200 long body

* A15 > SR20 > VQ35DE
* Side exit exhaust
* Radiator in tray

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VIDEO: DATSUN1200ute sunny truck VQ35 swap

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