Last Updated: 12/18/2019 @ 07:17 am

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 with VQ30 timing equipment (no variable valve timing)
– 8.8:1 Wiseco Pistons (stock bore)
– Eagle Rods w/ 3/8” ARP Bolts
– Balanced/Blue Printed Rotating Assembly
– ARP Main and Head Studs (std)
– JDM Cams (AKA JWT S1 Knockoffs) on custom intake cam timing
– Cosworth Headgasket
– JWT Valve Springs/shims
– Mild head work (gasket matched intake/exhaust ports)
– New OEM VQ30 timing equipment (chains, tensioners, etc., including water pump)
– Custom Z33 Intake Manifold w/ Motordyne 7/16” Spacer
– 70mm ’01Pathfinder TB

Boost:
– Vortech V2 SQ
– Matty’s V1 SC Plate
– 2.62” pulley
– FMIC (bar and plate) 29*12*3.5, 3” in/out
– 3” charge pimping

Transmission:
– Swapped ’03 6-spd transmission
– Helical Limited Slip Differential from Spec V
– 3.813 Final Gear retained
– Stock Flywheel with welded A32 CPS Signal Disk
– JWT Z33 Clutch
– Stock ’03 6-spd axles
– Redline 100% heavy duty shockproof oil

Engine Management System (EMS):
– JWT Custom Boost Tune (93 octane and 116 octane, 7300 rev limit)
– Apexi SAFC
– J&S Safegaurd w/ knock monitor
– Kenne Bell Boost-a-Spark
– NGK Iridium gapped to .035
– Innovate XD16 O2 Wideband

Fuel:
– RC 550 Injectors
– Walbro 255 high pressure fuel pump (hardwired)
– Custom Dual Feed Returneless rails on OEM return system
– Aeromotive Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator (1:1 rise rate)

Exhaust:
– Hotshot headers w/ custom 3” collector
– Custom 2.5” True dual with X-pipe