This LOJ Conversions Basic Swap Kit for the N50 Nissan Xterra and N40 Nissan Frontier allows you to install and Gen 3 or Gen 4 Chevrolet LS Engine into your truck using your stock VQ40 6-Speed Manual Transmission. This kit has been engineered specifically for your truck to make the installation of your LSx engine as simple as possible.
This basic kit uses a VQ40DE 6-Speed Manual Transmission (External Slave Style)
- LOJ LSx to Xterra / Frontier Motor Mounts (CNC Cut and Bent Motor Mount Brackets,, Brackets are powdercoated for durability and include hardware)
- Holley Muscle Car Oil Pan Package (6.0qt Capacity, OEM LS3 Dipstick Tube and Dipstick, Pickup Tube, Gasket) for Two Wheel Drive applications and a custom LOJ Sheel Metal Oil Pan for Four Wheel Drive Applications
- LOJ VQ40DE Transmission to LSx Adapter Kit Including:
- 6061-T6 Billet Aluminum Transmission Adapter Plate fabricated from USA Sourced Metallurgically Certified Heat Treated Aluminum. Hard-Anodized Black for long lasting good looks and durability.
- LOJ Billet Steel Flywheel. This flywheel will accept any stock LS Clutch Pressure Plate designed for the C5 Corvette, or you can add one as an option to your adapter kit.
- Custom LSX Clutch Setup (11.5" Diameter with Nissan Input Shaft Splines). These are available in the following styles:
- Zinc-Plated Grade 8.8 or Higher Hardware
- Pilot Bushing
- Release Bearing
- 2005-2018 Nissan Xterra 2WD/4WD VQ40DE Manual Transmission (D50)
- 2004-2018 Nissan Frontier 2WD/4WD VQ40DE Manual Transmission (D40)
- 2004-2018 Nissan Navara 2WD/4WD VQ40DE Manual Transmission (D40)
- 2008-2012 Suzuki Equator 2WD/4WD VQ40DE Manual Transmission (D40)
What LS Engines Do Your Kits Work With?
Any Generation 3 or Generation 4 Small Block Chevy Engine, this includes the following engine displacements and codes:
- 4.8L - LR4 (Gen 3) LY2, L20 (Gen 4) Silverado, Express Van, Escalade, Tahoe, Trailblazer, etc.
- 5.3L - LM7, L59, LM4, L33 (Gen 3) LH6, LY5, LMG, LC9, LH8 (Gen 4) Silverado, Express Van, Escalade, Tahoe, Trailblazer, etc.††
- 5.7L - LS1, LS6 (Gen 3) C5 Corvette, F-Body Camaro/Trans Am, GTO, etc.
- 6.0L - LQ4, LQ9 (Gen 3) LS2, L76, L98, L77, LY6, LFA, LZ1 (Gen 4) Silverado, Escalade, C6 Corvette, GTO, G8, etc.††
- 6.2L - L92, LS3, L99, LS9‡‡, LSA‡‡ (Gen 4) Camaro, Corvette, Escalade, CTS-V, G8 GXP, etc.
- 7.0L - LS7‡‡, LSX‡‡ (Gen 4) Corvette Z06, Chevy Performance
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