I was wondering if you could buy a supercharger from another 1st gen model and stick it in a non sc first gen model fairly easily
im quite new to vehicles in general, but if it requires hours of effort Id probably take it to a shop for them to do it? If its not a million dollarsYes. But I'm not sure what fairly easy means to you. Fairly easy for some might be extremely difficult for others.
Welcome to the bulid in progress of my 2000 Nissan Frontier XE V6 Crew Cab. Color: BW2 (Denim Blue) On Instagram? Follow me @_paulforeman. Mostly truck pictures, some other pictures. SO, here it is. My name is Paul and so the name "Babe" was suggested to me by a friend who aptly noted that...www.clubfrontier.org
seeing the build linked above the guy used an xterra sc, but is it the same install process with most superchargers?If you are meaning the factory SC it is likely not worth the effort. The HP only goes up a bit, but then you need to use premium gas. You can do it, but not sure the juice is worth the squeeze.
well, if one day I could find a crashed sc frontier or xterra I wonder if it would be worth to do it then.The engine and drivetrain in the xterra and frontier are the same other than the length of the drive shaft and the placement of the rear leaf springs s if you look at the directions on either they should work.
I'm here to say that since the N/A puts out a weak 170hp maybe, that the SC it totally worth it. Bumps you up to maybe 200hp? (210 by the book I think). That's a big percent when you're starting with so little power! Haha, it's all perspective. The thing is still slow but she kicks butt in 4-lo at elevation and in the snow or sand! Low end torque is up and that's what I wanted! I love having the SC installed every time I drive it (but boy, I'd love the power the 2nd gens come with).If you are meaning the factory SC it is likely not worth the effort. The HP only goes up a bit, but then you need to use premium gas. You can do it, but not sure the juice is worth the squeeze.
dang that helped me understand everything a tad bit more, right now im in the process of saving for parts... I still am unsure what parts to get as Ive gotten 2 lists of what to getWatch These Guys, they have a 3 part series showing how to do it. Part 1 linked below.
If you have a 99-02 you can also get the exhaust manifolds from a 03-04 frontier/Xterra and gain an additional 10 Horse
For those of you seriously considering doing this, that list in the photos is a pretty good list. I've added mine below too.Below is all my opinion.I haven't done the conversion yet
Heres Some Pics of Notes I got from a guy on the D22 Facebook Group who successfully did the SC Conversion. Basically everything we already know plus some things that may or may not be needed. I'm just posting to add to the convo and honestly i've only just glanced at his notes BUT he successfully did the conversion so.....
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Heyo, I've done the SC swap into my 2000 Frontier. I just did headers and custom exhaust too - opened it up for a bit less back pressure. I have the 5-speed, and running 33's, I just got 16.8 mpg while driving up to the mountains last week over a 140mile driver. Not sure why everyone says they do so poorly... maybe they do worse at sea level? I've never gotten WORSE mpg than 12 or 13, and that was on a road trip from Denver to Oklahoma pushing 75mph the whole way with either a cross-wind or head-wind the whole time.Get ready for 12-13 MPG combined on premium gas! Swap the S/C pulley for a 2.4" and you'll squeeze a little more power out of her.