Nissan 240sx Technical Articles

  • 240sx Engines and Swaps
  • ECU and Tuning your 240sx
  • Wheel/Tire/Brake/Suspension
  • 240sx Exterior
  • 240sx Interior
  • Specifications S13 and S14
  • 240sx Transmission / Drivetrain
  • 240sx Cooling System
  • 240sx Air Intake / Fuel Delivery
  • Turbo, Nitrous and SC
  • 240sx Parts Reviews
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    240sx engine swap

    - Engine Options: Info and Resource Guide
    - How to: Build a 9000-rpm SR20DET Head
    - RB25DET into S13 Installation
    - RB20DET into S13 Wiring Guide
    - RB20DET Wiring Guide for Dummies
    - RB Catch Can/PCV Breather Guide
    - S14 SR20DET into DOHC S13 swap
    - RB20DET Into S-Chassis Wiring
    - Choosing the Right Motor Oil
    - Fix Your Timing Chain Rattle
    - Replace Timing Chain
    - Replace Timing Chain (KA24E)
    - SOHC KA24E Timing Chain Replacement
    - Adjusting Distributor (Timing)
    - Adjust Timing
    - Greddy Rocker Arm Stoppers on a SR20DET
    - KA24DE Oil Pump Inspection
    - KA24DE Emissions Removal/Assembly
    - KA24DE Dual-Exhaust cam swap
    - KA24e to KA24de swap - Step-by-step
    - (S14) HotShot header install
    - SOHC 2.4 engine rattling at startup
    - Knock sensor replacement
    - Replace Power Steering Pump
    - Checking TPS and adjusting idle (DOHC)
    - Replacing Valve Seals (SOHC)
    - Make Your Own Motor Mounts
    - KA24E Ticking Lifters Repair (SOHC)
    - Does my 240sx have a bad O2 sensor?
    - Troubleshoot hard starting when hot
    - Troubleshoot hard starting when cold
    - Checking the ground (hesitation)
    - Performing a compression test
    - DIY Adjustable Cams (KA)
    - Individual Throttle Bodies (ITB) on a KA
    - CA18DET Secondary Butterflies Control
    - Cruise Control For SR20DET Swaps
    - CA18DET Upgrade Guide
    - KA24DE Vacuum Diagram & Components
    - KA Power Steering pump on RB25
    - Replacing Front and Rear Seals
    - 240SX Water Pump Replacement
    - SR20DE-T Head Removal
    - SR20DET Oil Strainer Pickup Tube Replacement
    - What Can My KAT Handle In Stock Form?
    - Installing an Oil Pressure Sender
    - Throwout Bearing Replacement
    - Rear Main Seal Replacement
    - Timing Chain Install Fix
    - S13 Cruise Control After 5-spd Swap
    - Installing an oil cooler on an RB25DET
    - RB20 - S13 Wiring Guide For Dummies


    240sx body kits

    - Front-End Conversions: What do I need?
    - All-red S13 Taillights
    - 240sx Vented Hood DIY
    - Restore your Nissan's paint
    - Car cleaning/detailing tips
    - Water leaking into hatch?
    - JDM folding mirror swap
    - Convertible door pillar removal
    - JDM Lighting Conversion Info
    - Convert H3C fogs to H3
    - 180sx: Bi-Color Turn Bulb Types
    - S13: Repaint headlight housings
    - S13: Replacing rusted hatch
    - S13-S15 Conversion-No Conversion Fenders
    - S13: Front-End Installation Guide
    - S13: Silvia Trunk Lock Conversion
    - S13: Rusted Hatch Repair
    - S13: Hatch LED Third Brake Light
    - Guide to Rattle-can paint jobs
    - TSX projectors in Silvia lights
    - TSX Projector retrofit and HID popups
    - Lit Sleepy-Eyes Installation
    - Sleepy-Eyes Modification
    - Sleepy-eye Pivot Controllers
    - DIY Sidemarker Flashers
    - How-To: LED Sidemarkers
    - S14 Rain Guard Installation
    - S14 Roof Swap
    - S14 Power Folding Mirror Install
    - Fender Rolling/Pulling How-To
    - DIY Hood Pin installation
    - Lit Sleepy-Eye Headlights
    - How To Roll / Pull Your Fenders
    - Seal Up Your Tail Lights
    - Install Kouki S14 Sideskirts
    - Low-Budget S13 Front Lip
    - Low-Budget S14 Front Lip
    - Increasing Engine Bay Venting
    - 240sx Conversions - Intro
    - Hydraulic Hood Strut Lift
    - Restoring Carbon Fiber Body Parts
    - How-To: Install 180sx Quarter Glass
    - Silvia Projectors - Fogs With Low Beams
    - Silvia Fog Light Rewire
    - DIY Roller Paint Job
    - Stubby Antenna Installation
    - Fix Lip Sag on a Silvia Bumper Retrofit
    - Refinishing yellowed Headlights
    - NAMS Fender Bracing Installation


    240sx interior

    - Repair digital speedometer with HUD
    - Fix instrument panel / dash lights
    - Removing S13 Door Panel Fabric
    - Low-budget seat modification
    - R33 Gauge Cluster Into S14 Wiring
    - Re-covering Your S13 Glove Box
    - Make Your Own Shift Boot
    - S13: Swap Digital Climate Controls
    - S13 to S14 Seatbelt Conversion
    - S13 Auto to Manual Seatbelt Conversion
    - S13: Dash Removal
    - S13 HVAC LED Installation
    - S13: In-Dash Cupholder Install
    - S13 Door Panel Removal
    - S13 Safety21 Cage Installation
    - Installing S14 Manual Seatbelts Into S13
    - S13 Rear Seat and Seatbelt Removal
    - HID Interior Lights For Your Trunk
    - Annoying Door Chime Removal
    - Harness Install Without Harness Bar
    - Reset blinking airbag light
    - Battery Relocation How-to
    - HKS Turbo Timer Install
    - Low-Budget Battery Relocation
    - DIY Drift Brake Knob
    - Power antenna repair
    - Homemade Cold Air Intake
    - Fuel Pump Cutoff for Theft Prevention
    - Restore / Replace Door Panel Cover
    - Optional Cupholder Armrest
    - Simple Center Console Cupholder
    - Installing DIgital / HUD Gauge Cluster
    - Installing HUD in an S13
    - How-To: Racing Harness Without Roll Cage
    - S14: HVAC Light Bulb Replacement
    - S14: Auto ECU Swap+Fuel Pump Cut-off
    - S14: SR20DET Cruise Control Install
    - S14: Replacing The Main Switch Bulbs
    - S14: HVAC LED Installation
    - S14: Replacing Gauge Cluster Lights
    - S14: Isolated Fog Light Switch
    - How To: S14 seat belts in a S13
    - DIY E-brake Cover
    - DIY Padded Armrest
    - HID Dome Light Installation
    - Adapting Z33 Seats for S Chassis
    - Repairing Power Window Amp
    - Climate and Dash Light Replacement
    - Install a Sparco Hub and Wheel
    - Dashboard Finisher Remolding
    - Door Panel Fabric Replacement
    - Repairing Cracked Dash
    - Steering Wheel replacement
    - FREE Automatic Seatbelt Repair

    240sx ecu tune

    - Introduction to ROM Tuning
    - Bikirom Megaboard Installation
    - Installing an APEX-i Multichecker
    - Megasquirt Standalone for CA18
    - Installing Megasquirt on KA
    - Greddy eManage Into S13
    - GM Ignition Swap - (CA18DET)
    - Using a DSM Resistor (CA18DET)


    240sx coilovers suspension steering rack

    - How to Repack / Rebuild 240sx Wheel Bearings
    - Suspension Definitions
    - J30 Brake upgrade
    - Install Adjustable Tension Rods
    - Shock/Strut & Springs Installation
    - So you want to autocross?
    - Low-Buck Steering Rack Angle Mod
    - Z Brake w/7-spoke SE wheels Info
    - Energy Suspension Bushing Installation
    - Rebuilding 300ZX (Z32) Calipers
    - Steering Rack Bushing Replacement
    - Adjustable RUCA Installation
    - Self-diagnosis for the ABS System
    - Rear Sway Bar Installation
    - Install Z32 Rear Uprights on Your 240sx
    - Install Extended Lugs and Spacers
    - Install an Aluminum Steering Bushing
    - Rear Upper Control Arms (RUCA) on S14
    - Installing Traction Rods on S14
    - Installing Coilovers on an S14
    - Installing Coilovers on an S13
    - Convertible: Rear Strut Removal
    - Koni Yellows Install
    - Replacing S14 Subframe Bushings
    - Bleeding Power Steering System
    - 240sx Rear Brake Rotors
    - Replacing S13 Rear Brake Pads
    - DIY BMC Bleeder Kit
    - S13: AGX + Eibach Pro-Kit install
    - S13: Tension Control Rod Install
    - S13: Installing Nismo Power Brace
    - S13: Replacing lower ball joints
    - S13: SPL Front Lower Control Arms
    - S13: Rear Ball Joint Replacement
    - S13: Power Steering Rack Replacement
    - Install: Jonnie Fraz Tension Arm Brace
    - Install: Coilovers, Tension Rods, RUCAs    Rear Endlinks, Rear Toe Arms
    - Tie Rod End Replacement
    - Cheap Sway Bar Link Upgrade


    240sx transmission

    - All about differentials
    - Clutch and Flywheel Swap
    - Replacing the clutch
    - Rear differential swaps
    - Turbocharging with automatic trans
    - HICAS diagnostic procedure
    - 240sx Paddle Shift Conversion
    - J30 VLSD install into '95 240sx
    - Auto to 5sp Swap
    - Another Auto to Manual Swap
    - Aftermarket Differential Installation
    - Transmission Rebuild- The Basics
    - S13 Open Differential to S15 Helical
    - Clutch Block Removal
    - RB Push/Pull Clutch Conversion
    - B&M Short Shifter Install
    - RHD Conversion Info, Pt I


    240sx radiator

    - Wire Altima electric fans into an S14
    - Maintain your cooling system
    - Build Your Own Oil Cooler
    - Rehabilitate Your Cooling System
    - Repairing Bad A/C Compressor
    - Electric Fan Wiring
    - Checking for air conditioning leaks
    - My RB is overheating!
    - DIY Cooling panel Install


    240sx wideband meter

    - Build Your Own CAI
    - Walbro Fuel Pump Install (S14)
    - Install a Walbro Fuel Pump
    - KA24DE Fuel Injector Replacement
    - (S14) AEM Intake System Install
    - Fuel filter replacement
    - Test the fuel pressure regulator
    - Install a Injector Resistor Box
    - Fuel Pump Kill Switch
    - Installing Fuel Pressure Regulator on SR20DET


    240sx specifications

    - 240sx Buyers Guide
    - 240sx curb weights
    - Common abbreviations used in FSM
    - 1997 240sx Specifications
    - 1998 240sx Specifications
    - '90 Capacities and Specifications
    - '93 Capacities and Specifications
    - 240sx Engine Descriptions
    - Comparison: S13 Redtop vs Blacktop
    - S13: Fuse Locations - Visual Reference


    240sx turbo kit

    - KA24DE Knight SC kit installation
    - Nitrous Oxide FAQ
    - How-To: Manual Boost Controller
    - NOS Direct-port Wet Kit Install (SOHC)
    - Hobbs DIY Overboost Protector
    - DIY JGY Turbo Manifold for KA
    - Turbo 101
    - Basics of Turbocharger Rebuilding
    - Making a DIY Boost Leak Tester
    - Make a DIY Overboost Protector
    - Heat Shield for Brake / Clutch Master Cylinder
    - Intercooler Proctector
    - SR20 Bottom Mount Turbo Manifold Install
    - BMC Heat Shield For Turbo Applications


    240sx aftermarket parts

    - S13 - Ebay Dual N1 Knockoff
    - S13 - ISIS Straight-Pipe Exhaust
    - S13 - ACT HD Clutch (KA24DE w/ RB25 clutch)
    - S13 - Fidanza Lightweight Flywheel (KA24DE)
    - S13 - Megan Street Coilovers
    - S13 - Endura-Tech Coilovers
    - S13 - Wiring Specialties Engine Harness (SR20DET)
    - S13 - DMAX 180sx Position Lamps
    - S14 - Energy Suspension Subframe Bushings
    - S14 - BRM Cat-Back Exhaust
    - S14 - NISMO Motor Mounts (KA24DE)
    - ISIS High Pressure Power Steering Hose
    - ISIS Aluminium Radiator and E-Fans
    - B&M Short Shifter