Is the VG30E a good motor?

Is the VG30E a good motor?

VG is the best (reliability wise) engine Nissan has ever built and arguably the best engine they’ve every built. They say VG30E lasts forever, but dont forget to replace the timing belt every 60k miles.

How much oil does a VG30E take?

4.2 quartsAfter
SAE 5W-30 is preferred. Capacity: RWD, With filter 4.2 quartsAfter refill check oil level.

What cars have a VG30E?


  • 1984–1989 Nissan 300ZX 160 / 165 hp (119 / 123 kW) 9.0:1 compression ratio for NA.
  • 1984–1989 Nissan Laurel.
  • 1985–1994 Nissan Maxima 160 hp (119 kW)
  • 1987–1988 Nissan 200SX SE.
  • 1988–1996 Nissan Homy & Caravan series E24.
  • 1990–1992 Infiniti M30/Nissan Leopard.
  • 1990–1995 D21 Hardbody Truck.

What oil does a z31 use?

So, What Is the Best Engine Oil for a Nissan 300ZX?

Temperature Under -10°C (14°F) -10 to 0°C (14 to 32°F)
Oil Weight 5W-20, 5W-30 5W-30, 10W-30, 10W-40, 0W-40

How long does VG30DE last?

If you keep her in good condition… it is possible to last to almost 800,000 miles.

Is the Nissan 3.3 L V6 an interference engine?

1) Nissan 3.3 Timing Belt Problems However, the Nissan 3.3 V6 is an interference engine. This means there is some overlap in the area where the valves and pistons travel.

Is 10W30 good for older engines?

10W-30 motor oil makes for a decent high-mileage oil. It gives a better fuel economy while reducing the oil consumption for older engines. Older engines with more than 75,000 miles on them require a thicker oil that will properly lubricate their critical engine parts and prevent oil leaks, sludge, and deposits.

How much oil does a 1986 300ZX take?

One of the most important aspects of owning a 300ZX (or any internal combustion engined car for that matter) is to change the oil and oil filter frequently….How Much Oil is Needed?

Model/Engine Amount
300ZX Z31 (All Engines) 4-litres (4 & 1/4 quarts) with filter and without filter

How much oil does a vg30de take?

4.3 quartsAfter
Engine Oil SAE 10W-30 is preferred. Capacity: With filter 4.3 quartsAfter refill check oil level.