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In Oct 2012 I purchased this S15 rolling chassis with fresh paint, widebody kit, two sets of front and rear bars, 2 way, coilovers, cage, hydraulic handbrake etc... I think the bodykit on it in this photo looks like shit but it will probably get used and smashed in a hurry - don't really like the cars colour either but I love S15's and I got it cheap Didn't even have a good look at it, threw it in the shed and locked the door for over three months then in April 2013 found this LS3 on gumtree: Had already looked at options of what was around and settled on fueled racing conversion kit - here is engine with the kits Moroso sump and engine mounts test fitted to standard S15 engine crossmember two days after getting engine as the australian distrubitor for Fueled was located just down the road. The billet engine mounts would make a nun moist unless she was the sort of nun who thinks its sacrilegious to put a Holden engine into a Jap car: Fuelled Racing conversion kit requires relief on the RH side chassis rail to clear headers because it keeps the starter motor location standard, using scissor jack here to manipulate bend with a nice piece of wood: Brad tacking the chassis rail into it's new position with his TIG: The final job ready to paint, thanks go to Brad for the great welding The only other fabrication required with this conversion kit is moving the steering rack mounts along the engine crossmember, this is after using a cutting disc on a four inch grinder and some gentle persuasion with large hammer and cold chissel: Dummy mounting engine in bay to find the correct position to tack steering rack mounts back onto engine crossmember so the steering shaft fits nicely between the headers without rubbing, you can see the clearance created by the chassis mod for the headers here too: