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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,…

2005 Maxima Intake Manifold Testing – Kinetix vs SSIM DE

Relevance: 77%      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:…

How to Install NWP Phenolic Performance Intake Spacers

Relevance: 65%      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…

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

Relevance: 64%      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…

CXJPerformance Thermal Intake Manifold Spacers

Relevance: 63%      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.…

NISformance VQ35DE SSIM Gutted Manifold Service

Relevance: 54%      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…

How to Install Kinetix Intake Manifold

Relevance: 50%      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…

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

Relevance: 46%      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…

Replacing the Fuel Injectors on 3rd Gen Maxima

Relevance: 43%      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…

NISformance Tuned 5.5 Gen Maxima Hits 12.79 @ 110MPH

Relevance: 43%      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…

FWD HR Manifold Ported & Polished for 5thgen Maxima

Relevance: 41%      Posted on: 01/15/2018

Member Credit: Shaquille Keon Jenkins As I looked for this mod for the FWD HR, I didn’t see anything for them.  Z1 Motorsports had the option for the VHR engine. So I took it alone myself to try it. I started my polishing the the runners in the lower manifold.…

How to Remove Upper Intake Manifold

Relevance: 40%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

Member Credit: !PrjctMax! Tools needed -10mm socket or wrench -12mm socket AND wrench -14mm socket or wrench (only if you have a FSTB) -needle nose pliers and/or pliers -patience and finger strength for the clamps/harnesses 1.) First you have to remove the engine cover. 2.) If you have a FSTB,…

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…

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

Relevance: 37%      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…

How to Fix VIAS

Relevance: 37%      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…

How to Install Mustang Cobra #39 Injectors

Relevance: 34%      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…

How to Install CXJ Performance 3pc Thermal Phenolic Spacers

Relevance: 32%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

Member Credit: CXJ Performance DISCONNECT THE BATTERY FIRST! This would be great time to change the spark plugs as well. Remove the upper intake manifold. Once the manifold has been removed it will look like the picture shown below: STOP EVERYTHING! PLACE RAGS INTO THE CHAMBERS. If a bolt is dropped…

Installing an Injen Cold-Air Intake on 5thgen Maxima

Relevance: 32%      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…

VQ35 FWD HR 2007+ Altima Engine Swap on 3.0 Timing

Relevance: 28%      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…

Knock Sensor FAQ & Replacement on 3rdgen Maxima

Relevance: 28%      Posted on: 01/13/2018

Member Credit: Ken Rosengren FAQ Q) What does a knock sensor do? A) A knock sensor is a specially designed listening device for car engines. It listens for engine knock, or detonation (pinging). Detonation can be very bad for an engine and is the result of the fuel/air mixture exploding too…

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

Relevance: 28%      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…

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

Relevance: 27%      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…

SLO Muffler Factory Y-Pipe Installation on 3rd Gen Maxima

Relevance: 25%      Posted on: 01/14/2018

Member Credit: Matt York I just had the y-pipe installed today (5/2/98), so I have not been able to completely test it out, but my overall impression is very positive. The installation took 2.5 hours (cusom design/install) and involved the cutting and re-welding of several components of the exhaust system. The…

Repairing Broken Exhaust Manifold Studs on 3rd Maxima

Relevance: 24%      Posted on: 01/14/2018

Member Credit: Bryan Tisch I was successful in repairing my broken exhaust manifold studs. Below is my exact procedure I used. I took some video and some pictures, which I will post also. Half of the time for this procedure will be spent in removing the components in order to get…

2002 Nissan Maxima Endurance Racecar

Relevance: 24%      Posted on: 02/03/2018

Owner: Mike - Bromance Racing Year: 2002 Model: Maxima Color: Custom Red/Blue/White Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Trim: SE We only raced this Maxima 3 races, all at Road America. It's very fast. The car has a new (used) motor and transmission with 70k from an Infinity I35 which only has one race on it. The…

De O’s 2006 Altima SE-R Cammed Nitrous Build

Relevance: 24%      Posted on: 01/15/2018

Member Credit: De O Year: 2006 Model: Altima Color: Black Obsidian (KH3) Transmission: Manual 6 Speed Trim: SE-R Well I had a 95' Maxima But sold it and i have a 06 SE-R now. Had it for about three years now so here it is from stock to now. NWP VIAS…

Kevin Crawford aka kevin007’s 2004 Nitrous Powered 6thgen Maxima (R.I.P Kevin)

Relevance: 24%      Posted on: 01/05/2019

Owner: Kevin Crawford aka kevin007 Year: 2004 Model: Maxima Current Color:  Red Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic Trim: SE Kevin ran 12.801 @ 106.590 in the 1/4 track on April 19th, 2008. The car was on a 75-shot of Nitrous. The event took place at Capitol Raceway, Maryland. Sadly, we lost Kevin in September of 2009 due to his…