Theme Tuesdays: 2JZ In Everything – 2

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I was browsing Facebook last night and was triggered (no not in the angry meme inducing sense) into doing another 2JZ swap dedicated Theme Tuesday.

As I mentioned in the first post the 2JZ shows up just about everywhere the LS isn’t (and on occasion where it used to be) usually accompanied by a big single instead of the factory twins.

I guess the lure of a motor that can handle piles of boost on a stock bottom end, without exploding, is hard to resist.

To make up for the complete lack of Gulf Livery in last week's Theme Tuesday post here's some
To make up for the complete lack of Gulf Livery in the last Theme Tuesday post here’s some
It carries through under hood, abmoniation is probably on the nice scale of things classic Mustang owners would call this car
The livery carries through under hood and I imagine abomination is probably on the nice scale of things classic Mustang owners would call this car – More Info on engineswapdepot.com
If you're not a fan of Gulf Livery (you probably are) here's a solid colored example
If you’re not a fan of Gulf Livery (though you probably are) here’s a solid colored example
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This particular Stang was built by Chris Threadgill and made 443whp on 15psi – Photos via the hilariously titled tumblr Flicktitty

Early Mustangs are not the only ones to get Toyota power, how bout a sexy fox?
Early Mustangs are not the only ones to get Toyota power, how about a sly fox?
This one is getting a single and is clearly under constrictuion so you know i have to link a build thread here on
Show quality engine bay in what is certainly no show car

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This motor was originally in a Soarer before the owner realized that a Corvette was lighter and therefore a better quarter miler
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Personally I like the lines of C3 Corvettes so I’m not mad about this at all
Take a mk1 Escort wagon, knock the bondo out, install flares and you get this
Take a beat down mk1 Escort wagon, knock the bondo out, install flares and you get this
Then to really make it go add this! This build is ongoing so you can follow it here
Then to really make it go add a 2J, this build is ongoing so you can follow it here
In a complete switch of gears and sides of the world how about an unassuming Lada
In a complete switch of gears lets take a trip to South Africa and look at an unassuming Lada
With a quality shoe horn one can fit anything into anything - More Info
With a quality shoe horn one can fit anything into anything – More Info on engineswapdepot.com once again
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This jag is perhaps the classiest car in this entire post…
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…and of course – More info here on Crossbreed Nation
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This chopped and shortened 1950 Ford was for sale in New Jersey earlier this year
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The most utilitarian of the 2J swaps in this post

Dirty Love built this awesome flared 2JZ s10 for one reason, going sideways

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After including the Jag above it would be a shame not to include this one, despite being in other motor swap based Theme Tuesdays
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Wonder if it’s still for sale?
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This car was sitting outside Fitted Lifestyle, I’ve never seen it again however
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Cimon‘s s13 was the best engine winner at Fitted 2016
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NVAutos 2JZ Subaru has been on a real successful run this year piloted by Riley Sexsmith

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Known as ‘The Mutt’ this Plymouth Valiant is what lead to this entire post
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It runs and astonishing 8.60’s at 156mph, and it was apparently a streetable car not all that long ago
It's currently for sale if you've got 25k
It’s currently for sale now if you’ve got 25k

Got a motor that rivals the 2JZ or LS in versatility and durability? Let me know and I’ll see about doing a Theme Tuesday dedicated to it… cummins perhaps?

3 COMMENTS

  1. Cummins would be nice 🙂
    scandinavian guys are putting Mercedes straight six diesel engines like OM606 and OM603 into almost everything – cars, boats, trucks, vans etc. For example this Datsun 240z 😀

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