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Finally ka24e power

Started this discussion. Last reply by channing Apr 7. 11 Replies

Stock fan belt dimensions

Started this discussion. Last reply by TigerRacing Feb 17, 2015. 3 Replies

Electrical problem has me stumped (82 4X4)

Started this discussion. Last reply by TigerRacing Feb 6, 2015. 8 Replies

 

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channing replied to Noah Geist's discussion Truck died while driving, now no spark.
"You don't mention what year of the truck but if is early non computer the module would be suspect if the coils check out. I got 240k out of mine but considered carrying a spare because that is one item you can't adjust, bypass or jerry rig."
Tuesday
channing replied to mazspd6's discussion transmission stuck in 4th gear
"Are you just replacing the TO bearing? I kind of thought nissan used the same one forever. Maybe the collar the bearing rides is different. Think I am still rolling b series collar on mine. Also last clutch kit came with new collar and bearing but…"
Nov 4
channing replied to mazspd6's discussion transmission stuck in 4th gear
"There are a couple of weird gaskets next to the rear main seal. Don't pull on them, they break off. As long as you are in there change rear main seal. Use a torque wrench on the pan. Overtorquing them results in leaks. This isn't fun, but…"
Nov 3
channing replied to mazspd6's discussion transmission stuck in 4th gear
"Other than the few mods mentioned everything else bolts up. Make sure to keep the slave compressed. Every time I changed a trans and the piston came out of the slave it usually took a dump shortly afterwards."
Oct 23
channing replied to mazspd6's discussion transmission stuck in 4th gear
"I don't know much about 280Zs. Do they blow up the b's as much as the trucks do? I know even the 350Zs have 3rd gear crunch issues. There is 2 companies that make a ka to nissan 30A adapters because the ka turbo guys keep blowing up ka…"
Oct 22
channing replied to mazspd6's discussion transmission stuck in 4th gear
"The usage problem is bigger tires on a heavier 4x4 truck. The b series is a car trans used in the 280z. Slap bigger tires on a truck with the aerodynamics of a brick tow something and the undersized countershaft bearings blow out. That being said…"
Oct 21
channing replied to mazspd6's discussion transmission stuck in 4th gear
"It bolts right up. The plate I am talking about the is a simple piece half inch steel with 4 holes to bolt the trans mount to the trans because the rear holes on the trans are a couple inches short of the original location. This raises the rear of…"
Oct 20
channing replied to mazspd6's discussion transmission stuck in 4th gear
"A little short. I have 4x4 so the primary driveshaft needed lengthening $100 15 years ago.trim shifter hole simple plate to adapt trans mount and two spacers. A c series from 1988 hardbody."
Oct 20

Profile Information

What is the main reason you'd like to join 720World? (dont just say "because I own a 720", if you do this you will not be approved)
Just updating my profile, been a while.
What is your profession? (not required, just if you want to share your knowledge)
merchant marine officer
About Me:
I have had my truck since I was 17 now twenty nine years later I still enjoy driving it. Especially after the KA swap. I can keep up with modern vehicles now.
How many 720's or other Nissan trucks do you own? What years and types?
1 1982 Datsun 4x4 king cab
What modifications have you done to your truck(s)
2"body lift 2" jim conner suspension lift, rear add a leaf,poly suspension bushings,1988 hardbody C series 5 spd. It is transmission #5 and hopefully the last. Now sporting KA24E. Dual diaphram brake booster.
What modifications do you still plan to do to your truck(s)
Improve headlights.
How many miles would you travel to attend an all 720 truck meet?
250

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At 12:06pm on July 28, 2017, Michael Hester said…
Channing,
I have a 1981 Datsun 720/ that was my Dad's. I am having a hard time finding parts for the old girl. Where do you find yours at?
Thanks
Mike Hester
At 12:47am on June 22, 2010, Patrick Smith said…
you know, I think we have a lot in common. I was looking and it appears we have almost the same truck and have had them for almost the same times. Must have been a good year!
 
 
 

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