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Archive for March, 2012

Mid-Sump stage 1.5 – LS400 Engine

Saturday, 17 March, 2012

Most of the parts here are going in the bin but I thought it best to include photos etc of all the parts that came OFF the LS400 engine as well so you can compare! Engine tipped up for easy access: Forgot to take the oil filter off before tipping it over so that made […]


Engine Mounting Kit

Saturday, 17 March, 2012

I’ve finally taken delivery of the Tech2 Motorsports engine mounting kit. This is a kit from the US which is designed to fit a JZ engine from a MK4 Supra into an FD3 RX7. I’m expecting to have to muck about with the engine mount locations, but seeing as the JZ and UZ engines are […]


Mid Sump stage 3 – Fitment

Saturday, 17 March, 2012

As you can see, (unsurprisingly) the Soarer sump just fits straight on. However, it’s not quite that straightforward. In order to make the Soarer sump fit to the LS400 block it needed a few changes making. Some of the mounting holes in the LS400 block are larger than in the Soarer one, so the corresponding […]