83 sr5 maxima vq30de & 350z 6 speed swap

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My tercel:: '84 Tercel4wd w/extensive mods
Location: Arlington WA USA

Re: 83 sr5 maxima vq30de & 350z 6 speed swap

Post by Petros » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:17 am

the front hubs on the Tercel need to have the cv axle stub ends (with the big nut on the outside) in them to hold everything together. You would have to fabricate a special big nut and bolt to replace the cv axle end to hold it all together.

the MR2 knuckles are almost identical with no provisions for the axle ends to pass through it, it should be a direct bolt in swap as I recall. between the original front end parts, and the MR2 front knuckles, you should have all the right bits and pieces to make it work.
'87 Tercel 4wd SR5 (current engine swap project)
'84 Tercel 4wd (daily driver, with on going mods)
'92 Mazda MPV 4wd (wife's daily driver)
'85 Tercel 4wd DLX auto(daughter's daily driver)
'01 Honda Civic (other daughter's daily driver)

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