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Old 07-15-2021, 04:14 AM   #1
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Default Hardbody d21 V8 Conversion finally done !

A long road , 4yrs to complete . Wiring wasn't easy ....

It Stated its life with a 2.0l four banger , the V8 was removed fron a 1999 vt Holden Commodore . 304ci roller cam , fuel injected , headers , 195kw tune , with 136 kilometers on it .

Gear box is a 4l60e .

Made up custom engine and gearbox mounts and a shortened drive shaft. Installed a LSD differential.

Upgrade the front bakes to twin piston from an R32 nissan skyline .

Custom 3 core cooper radiator

Mated the D21 wiring loom to the 304 V8 loom which took about a week ..
All new wiring, relays & fuses

New fluids through out .

Headers into a 3 inch single system with a tripple flow fiberglass packed muffler , aumped before diff and onto ground .

Factory Gauges all work

After market inline Fuel Miser pump , all new lines and hoses.

Sounds like WW3 coming down the road .

Goes like a cut cat !!









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Old 07-15-2021, 11:10 AM   #2
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Interesting! What did you use for a trans, driveshaft, and rear axle?
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Old 07-15-2021, 11:45 AM   #3
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Very nice job! Looks like a clean installation
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Yea definitely need more details and specs.
Was talking this over with a buddy as I was thinking SR and he was telling me to go V8
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Put a Hemi(R) in it! :-)
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Please give details.

And more photos of install. A little write-up, build page, or something more than a tease.
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Nice.

So it is running? Do the gauges work? Factory gauges or aftermarket?

Definitely need more information.
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Please give details.

And more photos of install. A little write-up, build page, or something more than a tease.
And thanks for embedding the pictures
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Yea definitely need more details and specs.
Was talking this over with a buddy as I was thinking SR and he was telling me to go V8
Do it , the engine bay is begging for it .
Heaps of room !
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