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Gallery of Secret Sauce Intake Manifold (SSIM) Setups

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 02/24/2018

This is a gallery of Secret Sauce Intake Manifold (SSIM) Setups. The SSIM (Secret Sauce Intake Manifold) was created years ago by member SR20DEN. This involves cutting the shelf out of the main chamber of the upper intake manifold and removing the VIAS assembly. This will still lose a little low end power,…

How to Install NWP Phenolic Performance Intake Spacers

Relevance: 73%      Posted on: 01/20/2018

Member Credit: NWP Engineering Prevent heat from transferring from your heads to intake manifold and throttle body! Improve Airflow by eliminating the need for intake gaskets. Each spacer is CNC Machined to the highest tolerances to ensure the best airflow possible. All NWP spacers are port matched to your stock…

P0075 – Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit (Bank 1) 2009 Maxima

Relevance: 66%      Posted on: 09/02/2019

Member Credit: EddyMaxx Our 2009 7thgen Nissan Maxima threw code P0075 - Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit (Bank 1). Bank 1 is the location closest to the Firewall. The first thing to always do is to check the connectors and harness to see if it's broken or has any exposed…

Installing an Injen Cold-Air Intake on 5thgen Maxima

Relevance: 66%      Posted on: 12/25/2017

Member Credit: Greg I ordered the Injen Cold-Air Intake from Adventon.Com for the price of $238.56, which included UPS 3-day shipping. If you don't need it in 3 days, knock $13.75 off that price. I found Adventon a pleasure to deal with and would highly recommend them to anyone interested…

2005 Maxima Intake Manifold Testing – Kinetix vs SSIM DE

Relevance: 57%      Posted on: 02/24/2018

Member Credit: NISformance We finally had a chance to properly test 2 intake manifold options for the 2005 Maxima VQ35DE engine. All testing done on the same car , same day , same dyno, etc. Kinetix = 289 WHP 264 TQ DE SSIM = 300 WHP 270 tTQ Car Setup:…

CXJPerformance Thermal Intake Manifold Spacers

Relevance: 57%      Posted on: 02/14/2018

V1 -Thermal Intake Manifold Spacers (3.5L DOHC V6VQ35DE) Price: 164.99 Applications 2002 - 2003 Nissan Maxima 2004 - 2008 Nissan Maxima 2002 - 2006 Nissan Altima 2003 - 2007 Nissan Murano 2004 - 2008 Nissan Quest CXJ PERFORMANCE is proud to present phenolic its 3pc thermal intake spacers for the nissan.…

Relocate Battery & Install Cold-Air Intake on 5thgen Maxima

Relevance: 56%      Posted on: 01/10/2018

Member Credit: Orgullo This is the battery relocation for the 2002/2003 Nissan Maxima. However, I'm sure it will work for the other gens too since it's basically the same. I did this on my 5.5 and my boys 5.5 gen Max. This set up is for people that already have a…

NISformance Tuned 5.5 Gen Maxima Hits 12.79 @ 110MPH

Relevance: 55%      Posted on: 02/19/2018

Member Credit: NISformance & Anthony Posadas This time we launched at a higher rpm , hoping the stock clutch held on long enough to get a good pass in! Best pass of 12.79 at 110 MPG! The car dyno'd at 294 WHP 265 TQ. A very simple setup can perform well on the…

Replacing the Fuel Injectors on 3rd Gen Maxima

Relevance: 48%      Posted on: 01/14/2018

Member Credit: Bryan Tisch Below are the procedures that I used in performing the replacement of six of my fuel injectors. I put them on this web page to serve as guidance for you, but do not guaranty the results nor do I proclaim this is the correct procedure, though I reference…

CGR$ Engine Initiative – Intakes (Cold Air, Short-Ram, Cooler)

Relevance: 48%      Posted on: 02/28/2018

Standard 3 inch, 3.5, or 4 Inch sizing available on most models. Well established in the community, and shown to make gains in every instance, well above the national brands (Stillen, AEM, ETC)- as always recommend them with a tune, but in many cases a standard bolt on solution is…

VQ35 HR vs DE Head Flow (Comparison / Flow Testing)

Relevance: 48%      Posted on: 12/02/2018

Member Credit: SGSash / onpointdyno I just picked up my HR heads from Gord Bush who cleaned them up for me and flow tested them. We of course have previous numbers from the non-revup heads that I had Gord Bush port – so let’s compare! Visually looking at the HR…

Review of R2C Short Ram Air Intake on 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 47%      Posted on: 02/02/2018

Member Credit: MaximaDrvr I purchased this slightly used from the classifieds here for a price that made it worth trying out. There have been nearly a dozen threads over the last couple of months describing how intakes on our cars just bring hot air into the engine. The R2C utilized…

NISformance VQ35DE SSIM Gutted Manifold Service

Relevance: 44%      Posted on: 02/09/2018

NISformance is now offering the VQ35DE SSIM Gutted Manifold Service. What is a SSIM? Originally innovated by SR20DEN (from maxima.org) its a stock VQ35DE upper intake manifold from 2002 2006 Maximas. Where the inside of the manifold shelf that splits the runners is removed. This has been proven to increase…

The Wizard’s and ptatohed’s Water to Air Aftercooler Project

Relevance: 42%      Posted on: 12/17/2018

Member Credit: The Wizard & ptatohed As a few of you know, ptatohed (Josh) and myself (James) recently installed a water to air aftercooler on his car. After doing a lot of homework, we decided on a 'barrel design' (as opposed to a 'box' design). We ended up going with the…

How to Swap a 2002 Maxima Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF) into a 2001

Relevance: 40%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

Member Credit: ridinwitha35 I did a MAF swap today & the results were so drastic I was feeling nice & decided to do a little write-up of the swap. Flooring it knocks me in at least 6k rpms with no hesitation (only floored it twice though); I used to floor it…

How to Install Kinetix Intake Manifold

Relevance: 40%      Posted on: 01/05/2017

Member Credit: DeusExMaxima The procedure for removing the OEM intake and replacing it with the Kinetix was fairly straightforward. With basic hand tools, I did the job at a casual pace in under 2 hours. Tools Needed: Allen wrench (supplied with manifold) 10mm, 12mm, and 14mm wrenches and sockets Flat…

How to Fix VIAS

Relevance: 40%      Posted on: 01/15/2017

This applies to 2000-2001 5thgens. VIAS stands for Variable Intake Air System. It is made up of a power rod going through your intake manifold that holds a series of butterfly valves. A solenoid turns the rod at 5000 rpm to open the valves to allow the engine to breathe…

Interesting Facts on Nissan Maxima Mass Air Flow (MAF) Diameters

Relevance: 40%      Posted on: 12/02/2018

Member Credit: NISformance Interesting facts about MAF diameters that was posted by NISformance back in August of 2013. The 7thgen Maxima has a very large MAF pipe diameter which is ALMOST as big as the Land Rover. Nissan knew the HR heads flow a lot more air so they adjusted the…

Tune On The Go Thermal Intake Manifold Spacers (Nissan Maxima / Altima)

Relevance: 39%      Posted on: 11/23/2018

Black Friday Price: $159.99 (Shipped Anywhere in the Continental US) Applications 2009 – 2016 Nissan Maxima 2007 – 2016 Nissan Altima 2007 – 2013 Nissan Altima Coupe Tune On The Go is proud to present phenolic its 2pc thermal intake spacers. These spacers are made from 3/8 thick high grade…

SSIM vs VIAS DELETE vs STOCK – Dyno Comparison

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 02/24/2018

Member Credit: Whore-Jay The SSIM (Secret Sauce Intake Manifold) was created years ago by member SR20DEN. This involves cutting the shelf out of the main chamber of the upper intake manifold and removing the VIAS assembly. This will still lose a little low end power, but the gains in the top end…

Moncef Faik via my5thgen Maxima Community Mini-Biography

Relevance: 37%      Posted on: 12/02/2018

Bio Credit :Aaron Litchfield The depiction below features a well known individual in the Maxima community. Moncef Faik. He is the founder of The Administration. He is an OG max head who is most known for his involvement with the 5th gen platform. In the late 2000's there was an "intake war"…

Meximax’s 6-Speed Vortech Supercharged VQ35DE 4thgen Maxima (443WHP / 379TQ)

Relevance: 35%      Posted on: 12/25/2018

Owner: Meximax Year: 1996 Model: Maxima Color:  White Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Trim: GXE Highlights: Fully built FWD VQ35 with a overspinning, belt-slipping Vortech V2 SQ running on custom JWT tune and mated to a 6-speed HLSD putting down 443whp/378wtq (STD corrected) on 93 octane. Uncorrected numbers were 454whp and 387wtq. Mod List: Engine: - Swapped…

VQ35 FWD HR 2007+ Altima Engine Swap on 3.0 Timing

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 10/09/2017

Member Credit: 95naSTA The point of this thread is to give people a heads up on what they'll have to do to use the 07 Altima motor with the 3.0 timing. If you have the time/skill/money a full 3.5 swap will always out perform a hybrid setup. This is just for…

How to Install Mustang Cobra #39 Injectors

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 01/15/2017

Member Credit: Unklejoe I've decided to make a quick guide detailing how I installed Mustang Cobra 39# Injectors in my 2002 Maxima. There was very little information on this topic, other than "it could be done". These injectors are rated at 39# at 39 psi, so this equates to roughly 470cc/min when…

2016 8thgen Intake Manifold Installed on 7thgen Maxima (Direct Fitment)

Relevance: 32%      Posted on: 12/29/2018

Member Credit: Kelby Mikhal Pickrell The 2016+ 8thgen Intake Manifold directly fits the 2009-2015 7thgen Maxima. It will also fit other gens (4thgen, 5thgen, 6thgen) that have done the Gen2 VQ35DE (aka HR) engine swap. These can also be used to swap your 2007+ Altima Manifold to a Maxima one…

How to Clean Throttle Body and Idle Air Control Valve (IACV) on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 32%      Posted on: 09/22/2019

Member Credit: Cdg2125 Tools Required: Ratchet 10m socket 12mm socket Flathead or 8mm socket Pliers or vise grips 1 can of Throttle Body cleaner 1 can of Carb cleaner (I find Berrymans B12 to work fastest) New throttle body gasket New IAC Valve Gasket (dealer only) Step 1: Disconnect battery.…

How to Replace your Spark Plugs & Coil Packs

Relevance: 31%      Posted on: 12/25/2017

Member Credit: Greg Changing the spark plugs on a 2002-2003 Maxima is not something you should have to do until around 100,000 miles. The stock plugs are platinum tipped and should last a very long time. Replacement of the plugs is something that Nissan recommends you "see your dealer" to…

Omar Hernandez aka hero782’s 2007 6thgen Nissan Maxima Transformations

Relevance: 31%      Posted on: 12/17/2018

Owner: Omar Hernandez aka hero782 Year: 2007 Model: Maxima Color:  Silver to White Transmission: CVT Trim: SL Mod List: Engine/Performance:  R2C intake Kinetix SSV Intake Manifold Greddy Spectrum Elite SE cat back NOS Wet Nitrous Kit Apexi Neo Innovate XD-16 Wideband QTP Cut-off Racingline performance Y-pipe Racingline HFC's NWP Phenolic Thermal Intake Manifold Spacer Kit 2…