• Barry Taylor

350Z FATLADY 1UZ-TT MONSTER BUILD


So.... We needed a new project & decided to build a monster 350 1UZ-TT, after a bit of looking around we found this very clean import, here she is being loaded onto the trailer to bring back to SCW



The transition from 'Fairlady' to 'Fatlady' begins Starting with a makeover, installing lazy-eyes and body-kit parts




Fresh paint & new Work Meister rims ready for our first appearance at Beaulieu Simply Japanese 2017


Mocking up our home-bru CNC velocity stacks


Deck plate in the test fitting stage



Massive improvement on the standard inlet plenum



Primary assembly


Working out throttle body placement


Engine all stripped out


Custom bell housing adapter plate made in house to marry 1UZFE to VQ35de 6 speed box


The 1UZ V8 fits perfectly into the engine bay with no body mods needed





The Tig Master in action tacking up


Gasket matching for Port & Polish


Scribing the Blue


Difference between OEM port & first cut


Working the head


Getting rid of casting defects



Block skim & water pump mods, casting & passageways


Final Shaping & CC tested




ICEngineworks manifold mock up in progress




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