Archived News (July 2008)

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July 30, 2008

CA18DET inline oil cooler install.
I found this rare oil cooler for my CA18DET at a salvage yard. It is a Nissan inline oil cooler that bolts to the CA18DET block. Although these were standard on UK market CA’s, I found this little gem on a 1980’s (year unknown) Nissan Maxima. Check it out: (CA18DET Inline Oil Cooler (UK Factory Oil Cooler))

July 27, 2008

Day 22: Single Stage Oil Cooler, Cold Air Intake and BOV Recirculation

July 23, 2008

Part 3 of the over the top intake manifold is now online. Simply click the link or the image below. (CA18DET Over the Top Intake Manifold (CA16DE) Install (Part 3: Vacuum and Wiring)
Header image for part 3 of the ca18det over the top intake manifold install.

July 21, 2008

New Project 240sx Overhaul Update: Day 21: Finalizing the Charge Pipe and Installing the BOV

July 15, 2008

A new entry in the 240sx Overhaul Journal is available.
Day 20: Turbo Manifold Bracing and Charge Pipe Mock Up

July 11, 2008

Part 2 of the over the top intake manifold install on the CA18DET is now online. (CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold (Part 2)) And it looks like this has grown from a 2 part series to 3 so check back for the custom charge pipe install, line routing and throttle cable bracket fabrication.

July 8, 2008

Part 1 of the CA18DET over the top intake manifold install is now available. (CA18DET Over the Top (CA16DE) Intake Manifold Install (Part 1)) It goes into a lot more detail and discusses some of the pros this system will have over the factory hardware.

July 7, 2008

How do you set up a CA18DET with less than 2 feet of boost piping. Install a Nissan Pulsar over the top intake manifold. Project 240sx Overhaul Journal (Day 19: Nissan Pulsar Over the Top Intake Manifold)

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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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