Camshaft (timing) drive?

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Camshaft (timing) drive?

Postby DMCain » Sat Sep 19, 2009 7:35 am

When did Nissan change the V-6 from belt driven camshafts to chain driven?

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Postby boogyman » Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:29 pm

I think the 05's were the first to get the chains. The 3.5's still have belts if I remember right.

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Postby SHAWNATGERBROCK » Thu Oct 15, 2009 11:34 am

2001 was the first year with the VQ35DE .... '05 is the same but with the VQ40DE ...

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Postby fresnoDave » Sat Oct 17, 2009 11:25 am

My wife has a 99 maxima with a 3.0 DOHC v-6 that uses a timing chain.
This motor was available starting 95. The SOHC version of the same era used a belt.

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Postby Scaramoche » Thu Nov 19, 2009 6:23 pm

I believe all the VG series engines use belt

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Re: timing chain

Postby R3DN1CK » Tue Jan 12, 2010 11:16 pm

Scaramoche wrote:I believe all the VG series engines use belt
correct statement for single cam trucks, my I30 like the maxima has a VG30DE and is chain driven. When nissan has a single cam on a v6 it will usually have a belt. The dual cams require chains as they are more complex.

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Postby SPICOLI » Wed Jan 13, 2010 5:39 pm

I have a 2005 PF and it has a chain.

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