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VQ30DE Intake Manifold Spacer Kit Review

During those HOT summers, don't you wish there was a solution to the decline in response and performance once that dreaded heat soak process has taken effect? Heat Soak occurs when heat is applied and not dissipated at an equal rate causing the material to flood with overwhelming tempature limits. That being said Aaron Kimball of NWP Engineering has thought of an easy solution to keep those intake temperatures at optimal levels.

NWP Engineering Phenolic Thermal Intake Spacers - 4th gen VQ30DE Maxima

Now that testing of the prototype is complete for the 4th gen Maxima, we are able to provide concrete information. On Feb 9th, dawalkster came out for his 2nd and final visit. We were able to install and fully test the 4th gen Intake Spacer Kit. Full temperature and dyno testing was conducted using the same exact engine warmup procedure. For both the temp and dyno testing, averages were taken to get the most accurate results possible.

Testing was done on a 96 Nissan Maxima 5spd with only a JWT ECU Pop Charger.

Cattman VQ30DE headers pictures

Here are the pics we shot today of the Cattman Performance VQ30DE header system. I'll let the picture pretty much speak for itself, but will note that the quality of welding and craftsmanship is outstanding, my Kiwi mates did well.

VQ30DE Performance Cams Now Available!

Jim Wolf Technologies has developed for the 1995-2001 Maxima/I30 VQ30DE engine are FINALLY available. Supply is still very limited, but we'll have a couple sets in stock, ready to ship early this coming week.

JWT really took a long time getting these right, but used their very sophisticated software to do the design work. The cams are the missing link for opening up this engine. Even forcing air into it has limitations until the cam profiles are taken care of -- now that issue is solved.

Hoon Lee's (Car of the Month Oct 2002)


This is story in tales the life of a 2000 Nissan Maxima in the Hands of a great owner, Hoon Lee, he has put this car to tremendous levels of quality and integrity. It has come from a almost bone stock maxima to one amazing look Supermaxima, if you dont believe me, read on..

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