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ka24e problem, i'm stumped.

Started this discussion. Last reply by datzenmike Oct 7, 2012. 5 Replies

More of a timing question then a problem

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve g Jul 18, 2011. 1 Reply

quick question...

Started this discussion. Last reply by andrew_r_mcintosh Jan 16, 2009. 1 Reply

 

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channing replied to andrew_r_mcintosh's discussion The infamous ka24e post....
"Go to Ratsun"
May 19, 2014
miguel robledo replied to andrew_r_mcintosh's discussion The infamous ka24e post....
"Dloof yes i understand all that mechanical stuff, dnt know what to do with wiring. Channing iv seen this Can/am but i googled it and have no idea where to get it i get alot of atv stuff?? Do u have a link? What did it cost?"
May 18, 2014
channing replied to andrew_r_mcintosh's discussion The infamous ka24e post....
"Another little helpful gem with this swap is the Can am box. It allows you wire the 240sx harness to it, then to a power source. It has three solenoids that power the fuel pump, ECU and Harness. I have mine all hooked up and it cycles the walboro…"
May 18, 2014
Patrick Smith replied to andrew_r_mcintosh's discussion The infamous ka24e post....
"I used the motor mount method you outlined above and that method works fantastic!"
May 16, 2014
Douglas Loofbourrow replied to andrew_r_mcintosh's discussion The infamous ka24e post....
"Miguel, There is alot to conversion. You need the ka24e stand alone engine harness, the ka24e ECU most easily mounted under the Passenger seat, and the inside harness from the 240sx (firewall to the ECU). I used the connector for the ECU from junk…"
May 15, 2014
miguel robledo replied to andrew_r_mcintosh's discussion The infamous ka24e post....
"Hi, new to the forums, but i have been looking through them and it seems to be that nobody really has a diagram except on page 10, so i took a look at it and im guessing: not only do i need the engine harness from the 240sx but i am also going to…"
May 15, 2014
eddie rea replied to andrew_r_mcintosh's discussion Quick question reguarding rear diffs..
"I have a 12/83 720 dually and it has a C200 rear axle (2wd) with floating axles."
Jan 27, 2013
datzenmike replied to andrew_r_mcintosh's discussion ka24e problem, i'm stumped.
"Run a good ground wire to the exhaust and intake manifold bolts. Check the ground wire from the battery where it bolts to the block or head. These motors are very sensitive and need a good solid ground return,(for all the sensors) specially the O2…"
Oct 7, 2012

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About Me:
There is lots to know about me, but since this is a 720 forum, i'll stick to stuff about me that pertains to 720's.

I was born in ontario and moved out to british columbia to mountain bike. I love it. I needed a 4x4 that wouldn't cost me a fortune in gas to get me up the loging roads to the trail heads. I also do a lot of trail building and need a tight, nimble truck to haul wood into atv style roads.

I was set on a SA toyota until one day a friend of mine was attempting to convince me to buy his 720 off him. I looked at it and laughed. So he took me for a rip in it that night and I transfered the ownership the next morning.

I was in love.

In the year that i've owned her, i've replaced the floor in the cab, cab mounts, fixed a frame crack, welded a hole shut in the gas tank (theres a story about me walking 15km home at 4am when tank ruptured.), swapped out a blown motor....just to name a few.

I won't part with this truck unless it burns to the ground.
How many 720's or other Nissan trucks do you own? What years and types?
Two...
81' datsun 4x4 kc
82' datsun 2wd kc
What modifications have you done to your truck(s)
2.5" suspension lift
3" Body lift
Blew the z22, now running an 84' z24
Custom Bush bar
Bed mounted roll bar w/bush lights
Custom routed exhaust stack with a tractor flapper

Soon to be ka swap, once thats working....supercharger
Pathfinder H233b lsd rear end swap with 4 wheel disc
Possible 4-link suspension mod in the works too.
How many miles would you travel to attend an all 720 truck meet?
as far as needed

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At 7:51pm on May 24, 2009, datzenmike said…
I have no idea on the newer EFI. I know guy I can ask though. Take a day or so.
At 2:05pm on March 11, 2009, datzenmike said…
Thanks man, sorry for any inconvenience. The guy seemed in over his head and maybe just not Nissan oriented. We all started somewhere. Suggest he get a good manual and a few tools specific for working on his car. Some times all it takes is someone to tell you it can be done.... now do it. Anyway don't do it for him... just some tutoring maybe. Thanks again Andrew.
At 1:09pm on March 11, 2009, datzenmike said…
Andrew,
there's a fellow in Kelowna that is having trouble with his '79 510 (L20B) and needs a little help. Maybe some trouble shooting or carb tuning help. I don't usually do this but here's his E-mail. aaronyork@rogers.blackberry.net Up to you, maybe he mountain bikes, for sure he has a Datsun/Nissan so who knows. No big deal, if you're busy, I just said I would ask.

Haven't heard much on the KA24ER, how's it going?

mike
At 4:59pm on February 19, 2009, datzenmike said…
Webers are bad for flooding as they work best with 3 lb or less fuel pressure. Hitachis should work fine. The fuel return line won't make that much difference. It has a small orifice in it that allows bubbles and a small amount of fuel to circulate back to the tank. The orifice is only a pin hole size so there will be lots of pressure with the return and not much difference without.

If flooding at idle, the fuel bowl will be full looking at the sight glass. Hi or low may be the float set wrong. Backfiring through the carb can bend them out of adjustment.
At 10:31pm on February 18, 2009, datzenmike said…
Check the idle cut solinoid. If it isn't working there will be no gas to the idle circuit. Listen near the carb while someone turns the key on/off/on/off (not start) ... you should hear a clicking sound at the back of the carb.

The idle cut is the hex shaped thing with the white wire:

At 11:10am on February 17, 2009, datzenmike said…
Thanks Andrew! I found that site maybe 2-3 years ago and lost/forgot about it. Thanks, I bookmarked it for later reading.
At 9:57pm on February 10, 2009, 82 KC 4x4 said…
I found an old msn groups discussion as per ka24de supercharged in 720, email name was tloof
At 7:48pm on February 9, 2009, Sealik said…
Wondering if you are going back to the wreckers? I could use the PS reservoir from that 200sx.........if at all possible.
At 10:16pm on February 6, 2009, Sealik said…
The earlier 720-83-86+ steering gear .....would bolt right in? Thinking of changing mine back to non.....how did your 82 drive without PS?
At 8:15pm on February 6, 2009, Sealik said…
You gonna add PS....change your steering gear? I can't tell from your pic if you have the pump on there........somewhere. Did you check you mail today?
 
 
 

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