Thursday, August 29, 2013

Nissan VQ25DD Valve Cover Gasket

Nissan VQ series of engine, normally having VQ20DE and VQ30DE in Malaysia market for the Nissan Cefiro A32 and A33 range of model, for VQ25DE, there are mainly modification onto the Kia Carnival or Naza Ria model, with the latest Nissan Teana with VQ23DE and VQ25DE as well.

Anyway, our neighbor Thailand have one Nissan engine VQ25DD which is rare to see in Malaysia market at the moment.

DD series

It is a variant of DE series engines with direct fuel injection (NEO-Di) and eVTC (electronically controlled continuously variable valve timing).


It is fitted to the following vehicles:The 2.5 L (2,495 cc) engine has Bore and stroke of 85 mm and 73.3 mm respectively, with a compression ratio of 11 to 11.3:1. It produces 210 PS (150 kW; 210 hp) to 215 PS (158 kW; 212 hp) @6400 rpm and 195 to 199 lb·ft (264 to 270 N·m) @4400 rpm.


The 3.0 L (2,987 cc) engine has Bore and stroke of 93 mm and 73.3 mm, with a compression ratio of 11.0:1. It produces 230 PS (170 kW; 230 hp) to 260 PS (190 kW; 260 hp) @6400 rpm and 217 to 239 lb·ft (294 to 324 N·m) @3600 rpm.
It is fitted to the following vehicles:

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Honda K24Z3 Engine Cylinder Head Gasket

Since Honda starting with its K20A series of engine, it had been quite a number of minor changes on the cylinder head design, as a trader for the gasket with not much technical info on hand, we actually don't know how is this minor changes have to do on the improvement of the engine performance, for us, is just customer taking a peace of gasket that is have a bit little difference with what we have in stock.

For K20A to K24A series, there are already have little changes for the cylinder head gasket design from model to model, now there are K24Z adding to the list, the K24Z3 engine should be have the improvement from the previous series which I'm not sure about it, the only thing we know is we need to keep another items into our stock list.

Monday, August 5, 2013

Smart Forfour Engine Gasket

Oh, isn't this is Mitsubishi Colt 4A91 overhaul set gasket, but why the title is Smart Forfour gasket? Let's browse through some fact in Wikipedia source and you may find some idea, below info are extract partially from Wikipedia from their different article,

4A91[edit source | editbeta]

Specifications[edit source | editbeta]

Engine type — DOHC 16v, MIVEC, ECI multiple
Displacement — 1499 cc
Bore pitch — 89.0 mm
Bore — 75.0 mm
Stroke — 84.8 mm
Compression ratio — 11.0:1
Power — 108 hp (81 kW; 109 PS) at 6000 rpm
Torque — 143 N·m (105 lb·ft) at 4000 rpm

Applications[edit source | editbeta]

Overview[edit source | editbeta]

The car was produced at the NedCar factory in the Netherlands in conjunction with Mitsubishi Motors. This is the same factory that produced Volvo 300cars in the 1970s and 1980s and the Volvo V40s in the 1990s. To save production costs, the Smart Forfour shared almost all of its components with the 2003 Mitsubishi Colt. This includes the chassis, suspension and a new generation of MIVEC petrol engines, ranging from the three cylinder 1.1 L (67 cu in) to the four cylinder with power up to 80 kW (109 PS; 107 hp). The 1.5 L (92 cu in) common direct injection (cdi) diesel engine, is a three-cylinderMercedes-Benz engine derived from the four-cylinder used in the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, and is available with either 68 PS (50 kW; 67 hp) or 95 PS (70 kW; 94 hp).