2JZ-GTE Teardown and Assembly by Stephan Papadakis

2JZ-GTE Teardown and Assembly by Stephan Papadakis

Stephan Papadakis and his company Papadakis Racing build high performance engines on a routine basis. Take for example their turbocharged 2AR inline-four capable of 1,007 horsepower and 749 lb-ft of torque to the hubs. Stephan recently recorded a series of videos showing a 2JZ-GTE inline-six being dissembled and assembled. Watch as he covers the steps … Read more

2JZ Block vs RB30 Block

Toyota 2JZ Block vs Nissan RB30 Block

Andrew Hawkins from Motive DVD went to Herman Urriola at Platinum Racing Products to compare the Nissan RB30 3.0 L block to the Toyota 2JZ 3.0 L block. While there Herman examines each block measuring harnesses, thickness, and weight. Listen as they explain why the 2JZ is such a desirable engine thanks to increased block … Read more

Full Billet 2JZ Inline-Six

Titan Motorsports full billet 2JZ inline-six

Titan Motorsports has a long history of building and racing very powerful 2JZ engines. For several years the company and their partner Expert Racing Parts in Brazil were developing a 2JZ billet block which they started selling in November 2017. The block features custom extra thick Darton sleeves, seven forged steel main caps, and a … Read more

Billet 2JZ Head Combines the Best From Dual VVT-i and VTEC

SupraSport billet 2JZ head

SupraSport in Haarlem, Netherlands has just finished work on their billet 2JZ head prototype. The company has taken the best parts from Toyota’s VVT-i and Honda’s VTEC technology and combined them into one head. The head comes with two camshaft profiles, a mild 245° duration and 8.25 mm lift for cruising and an aggressive 300° … Read more

For Sale: 1950 Ford Rat Rod with a 2JZ-GTE

1950 Ford Rat Rod with a twin-turbo 2JZ-GTE

This custom 1950 Ford rat rod project is currently for sale in New Jersey with an asking price of $25,000. A 1950 Ford F5 cab that has been chopped and channeled sits on a custom 2×3 square tube chassis. Powering the custom truck is a 3.0 L twin-turbo 2JZ-GTE VVTi and four-speed automatic transmission connected … Read more