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#1 SP33ED

  • Joined:13-February 05
  • Location:Australia NSW
  • Car:Nissan 200SX S14 S1

Posted 10 September 2006 - 06:21 PM

as the title says i have a fair idea of whats needed to complete a s14.5 conversion. to my understanding all parts r stock s15 except for guards which include:

- bonnet
- headlights and headlight brackets
- radiator support (or s14 can be modified to suit)
- front bumper

- s14.5 guards

is this all correct?

also, are all the s14.5 guards u get from different shops (eg, topstage, garage13 etc...) all identical or are ther differences? even slight ones?


#2 SP33ED

  • Joined:13-February 05
  • Location:Australia NSW
  • Car:Nissan 200SX S14 S1

Posted 11 September 2006 - 09:04 AM

no1s done a s14.5 conversion?


  • Joined:10-August 06
  • Location:Australia QLD
  • Car:180sx Type X, Rcolt

Posted 11 September 2006 - 09:34 AM

i would like to do one on my mates S14 too. can someone help this man out im interested too.

#4 Thug 1

  • Joined:25-March 06
  • Car:Nissan Silvia S14

Posted 11 September 2006 - 10:19 AM

I am also interested in whats involved in getting the conversion done.

Parts + Cost etc


  • Joined:21-June 06
  • Location:Australia NSW

Posted 11 September 2006 - 03:59 PM

do a search on it there are plenty of cars in members rides/ introductions undergoing or done...
mfx.com i think it is sell the complete kits for 2750,
look around this site,
the front fenders can be different, some look rather shiit,
they make the front wheel archs look way to big...
also check out the project car on here its been done and done properly it looks so hot!1

#6 - Donny -

  • Joined:01-November 04
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:S13,S14.5,S15,VYss

Posted 11 September 2006 - 04:36 PM

agreed search its been covered god knows how many times

#7 Topstage

  • Joined:05-May 03
  • Location:Australia VIC

Posted 11 September 2006 - 09:41 PM

SP33ED hey bro, i will tell you excatly what you need.
we do sell the s14.5 guards. we have 2 options for them.

Wide and vented S145 guards $550 Original design and only available trough topstage.
Oem s145 guards $400 We made this guards from scratch and we took mould off the master product.

for melbourne customers...
We offer full conversion installation for $360. this will include
- Remove s14 guards.
- Remove s14 bar
- Fitting the s145guards ( have to be our guards)
- fitting s15 bonnet and aligning
- Fitting s15 and allign front bar
- Realign and mount s15 headlight
- Wire in S15 head light
- Modify Radiator support panel to suit the conversion.
- Modify and mount bonnet latch.

what you will need to supply.
- S15 bonnet.
- S15 head light with the brackets. ( when bought new from nissan it will come as standard)
- H3s globe plug for the head light (high beam).
- front bar
- front guard ( topstage)
- THAT is IT.....[u]

for interstate customers, we offer fitting for $740 we will fly to syd and do it at you place.

if the guards are not our own guards we will charge $570 to fit the conversions.

#8 shifty180

  • Joined:10-April 04
  • Location:Australia NSW
  • Car:1996 200SX

Posted 11 September 2006 - 09:45 PM

got a pic of the oem look guards topstage???
r u gonna have them for the 180 any time soon?

#9 jdm250sx

  • Joined:27-August 10
  • Location:Australia ACT
  • Car:1998 s14 200sx

Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:49 PM

im doing the conversion 2 , what modifying do u need to do to the radiator reo?

#10 MRSR20

  • Joined:18-April 06
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:s14a

Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:56 PM

 jdm250sx, on 21 March 2012 - 12:49 PM, said:

im doing the conversion 2 , what modifying do u need to do to the radiator reo?
I suggest you give topstage a call, this thread is over 5 years old dude

#11 blingcommander

  • Joined:05-October 06
  • Location:Japan
  • Car:Scooty-Puff Jr.

Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:56 PM

cut a hole where the headlights stick through

s14 (s1)
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Edited by blingcommander, 21 March 2012 - 12:58 PM.

#12 Protius

  • Joined:18-July 06
  • Location:Australia QLD
  • Car:S14 200SX

Posted 21 March 2012 - 01:46 PM

Series 2 s14s have the holes already.

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