Archive for July, 2008

By July 30, 2008 Read More →

CA18DET Inline Oil Cooler (UK Factory Oil Cooler)

Background I stumbled across this oil cooler while scavenging a local salvage yard for Ford EDIS parts for a megasquirt install.  This particular cooler comes as factory equipment on UK market CA18DET’s.  As with most things Nissan, there are a lot of interchangeable parts and it just so happens that I found one of these [...]

By July 28, 2008 Read More →

Project 240sx Overhaul Journal (Day 22)

Related Links Project 240sx Overhaul Journal Index Things are finally starting to come together. The charge pipe has been painted to prevent corrosion and the BOV has been recirculated to the new air intake that draws air from outside the engine bay. Also, the valve cover vents have been rerouted to the new oil catch [...]

By July 23, 2008 Read More →

Archived News (May 2008)

May 30, 2008 The guide, installing a sr20det lightweight flywheel and clutch into the ca18det has been updated with new pics. Mainly focusing on the clearance of the new flywheel so that the factory bolts do not bottom out in the crank. May 27, 2008 Project 240sx Overhaul Update: Day 16: Battery Installation and Liquid [...]

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By July 23, 2008 Read More →

CA18DET Over the Top Intake Manifold (CA16DE) Install (Part 3: Vacuum and Wiring)

Related Links CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 1: What and Why) CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 2: Prep) CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 3: Vacuum and Wiring) With the new manifold prepped and installed, you now need to install the vacuum lines and [...]

By July 21, 2008 Read More →

Project 240sx Overhaul Journal (Day 21)

Related Links Project 240sx Overhaul Journal Index Day 21:  A smoother charge pipe was created that includes the SSQV BOV. The inside was also sandblasted and smoothed to ensure maximum airflow.

By July 15, 2008 Read More →

Project 240sx Overhaul Journal (Day 20)

Related Links Project 240sx Overhaul Journal Index Today, the new turbo manifold was modified and installed and then a rough charge pipe was created for testing purposes. Also note the compressor blade on the turbo. This close picture is going to be used as a before image to test the wear on the wheel for [...]

By July 11, 2008 Read More →

CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 2)

Related Links CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 1: What and Why) CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 2: Prep) CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 3: Vacuum and Wiring) Whereas part 1 covered the what and why of installing the Nissan Pulsar over the top [...]

By July 8, 2008 Read More →

CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 1)

Related Links CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 1: What and Why) CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 2: Prep) CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 3: Vacuum and Wiring) This is part 1 in a 2 part series that details the steps required to install [...]

By July 7, 2008 Read More →

Project 240sx Overhaul Journal (Day 19)

Related Links Project 240sx Overhaul Journal Index How does 2 feet of boost piping from the turbo to throttle body sound? That is exactly what I am doing to project 240sx by adding an over the top intake manifold from a Nissan Pulsar. Since the CA18DET will use water injection as its only form of [...]