What is so good about the 2jz engine?

Papadakis also points out that the 2JZ is a closed-deck engine, which means the cylinders themselves are quite strong. This is why the 2JZ-GTE can handle a ton of turbo boost pressure. … The 2JZ-GTE also benefits from a well-designed three-layer steel head gasket that can withstand high boost pressure without blowing.

How much HP can a 2JZ handle?

Capable of 2,000 hp. Tightly-packaged, inline configuration.

Why was the 2JZ discontinued?

The old 2JZ-GTE has been out of production for quite a while, and it was apparently deemed not to be cost-effective to develop tooling for an all-new inline 6 for a low volume car. With the partnership with BMW, they get a proven inline 6 design that has been continually refined and is in current production.

Why is the supra illegal?

The illegal Supra

The 1994 Toyota Supra model was banned by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because of serious long-term reliability issues. It would be extremely hard to find this model anywhere in the US; you can’t import it either because it has still been blacklisted by the NHTSA.

How much power can a 2JZ handle stock?

The 2JZ-GTE engine is known to have a lot of unexploited power amount lying in its six cylinders waiting to be unleashed. Most tuners can get it to around 600 hp with stock internals by converting it to single turbo, changing the ECU and adding some bigger injectors along a less resistive exhaust.

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How much power can the 2JZ VVTi handle?

350hp on stock internals with a good tune/standalone is safe accepted limit for the VVTi.

What cars came with a 2JZ in the US?

2JZ-GE

  • Toyota Altezza AS300/Lexus IS300.
  • Toyota Aristo/Lexus GS300.
  • Toyota Crown/Crown Majesta.
  • Toyota Mark II/Chaser/Cresta.
  • Toyota Origin.
  • Toyota Progres.
  • Toyota Soarer/Lexus SC300.
  • Toyota Supra.
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