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    • How to piss off all the fanboys - Swapping a 2JZ-GTE into a BMW E92 335i

      It seems somebody did not get the memo that you are supposed to swap BMW motors into Toyotas now. This is one that will piss off fanboys on all sides with N54 fans claiming the N54 is the new 2JZ so why swap it out and Toyota fans saying why waste a 2JZ under the hood of a 335.


      BoostAddict likes projects that perplex. This swap was carried out by PetrolWerks in New York but there are few details on it. We know it is controlled by an AEM standalone.

      Whp? Specs? Fuel? Boost? The work looks pretty clean but let's see this 2JZ 335i in action doing something other than posing for Instagram photos.

      Apparently this car will debut at Texas 2K19 making a statement on the streets.


      This article was originally published in forum thread: How to piss off all the fanboys - Swapping a 2JZ-GTE into a BMW E92 335i started by Sticky View original post
      Comments 13 Comments
      1. maxnix's Avatar
        maxnix -
        Why swap in a cast iron anchor? S55 would have been far more interesting.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by maxnix Click here to enlarge
        Why swap in a cast iron anchor? S55 would have been far more interesting.
        S55 swap would be more complex and expensive.

        I'd prefer the S55 too. With a DCT...
      1. Torgus's Avatar
        Torgus -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        S55 swap would be more complex and expensive.

        I'd prefer the S55 too. With a DCT...
        Probably because it can make significantly more HP all while being more reliable than an N54.
      1. Sticky2's Avatar
        Sticky2 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Torgus Click here to enlarge
        Probably because it can make significantly more HP all while being more reliable than an N54.
        Yep. I can think of an iron block BMW I6 that can do the same.
      1. F87Source's Avatar
        F87Source -
        Yup because like the others have said the 2jz has been proven to be reliable at higher horsepower limits vs the n54, and doesn't having tuning and fuelling limitations to reach those power levels. The s54 in the e46 m3 has made it past the 1000whp mark with a stand alone ecu, proper fuelling, and no tuning limitations, so that's the bmw I6 that gets us the closest imo. The s55 is catching up now that fuelling is somewhat solved with XDI (I don't know how much power it can support but I'm going to assume maybe mid 1xxxwhp if you run two xdi 65's is possible).
      1. Domino_86's Avatar
        Domino_86 -
        Who is it supposed to piss off again? Doesn't bother me any.
      1. Sticky2's Avatar
        Sticky2 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Domino_86 Click here to enlarge
        Who is it supposed to piss off again? Doesn't bother me any.
        Well then you can work on your sense of humor.
      1. 93siro's Avatar
        93siro -
        Imagine if it had S65 in the first place, SOMEONE would be totally pissed and talk about international engine awards and LeMans wins... lol Click here to enlarge
      1. F87Source's Avatar
        F87Source -
        I think an n54 in a supra would be more enraging especially for the supra guys, look at the new supra and the rage.
      1. Tony@VargasTurboTech's Avatar
        Tony@VargasTurboTech -
        This doesn't piss me off at all. This is a swap I would actually be ok with. A properly vetted I6 going in is cool with me. Its these broke ass mother effers swapping in LS motors because they can't afford to do anything else. Barf.

        2JZ>LS
      1. Torgus's Avatar
        Torgus -
        Swapping in an LS motor is not exactly cheap.

        I will take an LS > 2JZ all day every day in almost every application I can think of.

        That being said, both motors can make more power than you'll EVER use in a street car. Both are much more proven and capable than the current state of the N54.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by F87Source Click here to enlarge
        The s55 is catching up now that fuelling is somewhat solved with XDI (I don't know how much power it can support but I'm going to assume maybe mid 1xxxwhp if you run two xdi 65's is possible).
        XDI won't get you past 700-800 whp if you're running E85.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 93siro Click here to enlarge
        Imagine if it had S65 in the first place, SOMEONE would be totally pissed and talk about international engine awards and LeMans wins... lol Click here to enlarge
        Because someone knows what M stands for Click here to enlarge