ArchiveNovember 2007

CA18DET Water/Methanol Injection Progress Pics

This page highlights the progression of the CA18DET swapped 240sx’s water/methanol injection install. Future tutorials will be appended when the project is complete. Images are from newest to oldest. To view the pics in order, start at the bottom. This image is here to show what the compressor blades looked like before water injection. I’ve decided to use placement #4 from this...

CA18DET Coolant Mod Number 2 (From 10+ Lines to 1)

Depending on how you count it, the ca18det has over 10 coolant lines. For those building their cars for race use, this can be reduced to only one line (excluding the radiator inlet and outlet). I will demonstrate this with my own car, the ca18det swapped 240sx. In this tutorial, these 11 coolant connections will be reduced to the radiator inlet and outlet and then one coolant line to the rear of...

Deciphering 240sx lingo. (Chuki’s, Kouki’s, Silvia’s and Zenki’s Ohh My!)

New to 240’s and trying to figure out why no one actually refers to their car as a 240sx. This list should help you out. S13 = 1989 – 1994 240sx (Available as Hatchback or Coupe) S14 = 1994 – 1998 (Coupe only) S15 = 1999 – 2002 (Never sold in the US) And a few more terms (Silvia, Sileighty and 180sx) S13 = 1989 – 1994 240SX (Available as Hatchback or Coupe) A 1989 to...

Archived News, October 2007, Driftopia.com

October 25, 2007 <begin evil genius laugh></end evil genius laugh> Ok sorry for that. A little programmer or dork humor if you will. Yeah, I’m a big dork but so what. I happen to also be a person that can’t stand the word no. Albeit, that is often a double edged sword for I have to learn everything the hard way but on the flip side, I have developed an impeccable bullshit detector as...

Chris Simmons is a race car driver, instructor, business owner and all around gearhead. His passion for motorsport started in the drifting community over 10 years ago and progressed into wheel to wheel racing of all kinds. When off track Chris can be found training and working on a myriad of projects. After a hiatus from writing, he is back to share his passion, knowledge and experience in regard to motorsports on and off the track.

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