How to build a KA24DE

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Postby GottaZdave » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:16 pm

hey nice build. i have a question my timing chain guild broke the upper one for the cams . do i need to have it cuz no part store carries it
one day ill hold a land speed record...
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Postby Walperstyle » Tue Nov 02, 2010 2:42 pm

If you rebuild an engine yourself, make sure you don't forget about the little stuff. This little gasket is important.
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Postby silvia13 » Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:40 pm

can anyone tell me how many links it should be from paint mark to paint mark on the lower timing chain?
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Postby baie21 » Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:23 am

Super posting thanks keep it up!!!
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Postby Aaj2k5 » Fri Apr 15, 2011 7:58 am

silvia13 wrote:can anyone tell me how many links it should be from paint mark to paint mark on the lower timing chain?


I think it was 18 outerlinks one way, 26 the other, depending which way you count.
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Postby s14BEAST808 » Fri Apr 29, 2011 2:39 pm

DOES ANYONE KNOW WHAT THE TORQUE SPECS ARE FOR THE CAM SPROCKET BOLTS ARE? AND THE SPECS FOR THE IDLER SPROCKET TOO????
I CANT FIND IT NO WHERE!
and how do i measure the the postion for the cams, i wanna be perfect :)
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Postby supakat » Fri Apr 29, 2011 3:46 pm

s14BEAST808 wrote:DOES ANYONE KNOW WHAT THE TORQUE SPECS ARE FOR THE CAM SPROCKET BOLTS ARE? AND THE SPECS FOR THE IDLER SPROCKET TOO????
I CANT FIND IT NO WHERE!
and how do i measure the the postion for the cams, i wanna be perfect :)


Not to be a dick but you need to stop being spoon fed and do some reading for yourself.

http://www.ka-t.org/fsm/91-94_240SX_KA24DE.zip
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Postby s14BEAST808 » Mon May 09, 2011 3:08 am

You could of just pm'd me if you had a personal problem.
I try and research as much as I can. My fsm didn't specify, and no popular sites had any info, just trying to get an answer. Sorry
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Postby Walperstyle » Mon May 09, 2011 8:12 am

www.240sxtechdvds.org Buy the DVD's, or really read over the FSM, i'm sure its there.

When you search, make sure you are posting the question in the top field (when I first got here I didn't realize I was searching in the username field)

what I mean: http://www.ka-t.org/forums/viewtopic.ph ... ght=search
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Postby supakat » Mon May 09, 2011 9:24 am

The FSM that we all get from the site has all the we need to get the job done. Reading and understanding are on two things that fall on the far ends of the bell spectrum.
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Postby El_Cangri » Mon May 23, 2011 6:38 pm

Have some of you read the Internet ethics? Because writing in caps is = to screaming. Sorry have to mention it because I see it in many posts...


DO YOU UNDERSTAND? :wink:
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Postby zlatsky » Tue Sep 13, 2011 6:55 am

thanks for making this thread with pictures and all. it really showed me how to put my KA together.
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Re: How to build a KA24DE

Postby scottdell » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:45 am

Awesome write up, was looking for this exactly!
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Re: How to build a KA24DE

Postby toky042 » Fri Jul 12, 2013 1:45 pm

great thread
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Re: How to build a KA24DE

Postby drunknmunky » Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:26 pm

It would be nice if some of the money made from those videos would be recontributed back to the forum, since this forum is one of the key sources to bring attention to the video.
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Re: How to build a KA24DE

Postby airman » Sun Jul 14, 2013 3:25 pm

Thank god that the images in the OP are still hosted. I think they should be backed up and hosted locally on site...this is a one of a kind guide.

^Agreed about the profit sharing comment, lol...
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Re: How to build a KA24DE

Postby shift_down » Sun Jul 14, 2013 5:10 pm

Yes to the above two posts! We need to host the images on Kat.
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Re: How to build a KA24DE

Postby drunknmunky » Tue Jul 16, 2013 8:59 am

When I do my engine build-up thread, I'm going to post up all of the pictures here.
I hope that I can upload the data.

I find that a lot of people had posted content, but it was on their own servers, ie: photobucket. When that acct is cancelled, the content from the website is lost.

IF a specific thread is valued, it may be more efficient to save the entire content of the thread via pdf, and provide it in a backyard archive.

Then link that to a sticky thread/ faq.
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Re: How to build a KA24DE

Postby sm240sx » Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:15 pm

This is super helpful!!! :dance:
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Re: How to build a KA24DE

Postby BrokeKAT561 » Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:21 pm

Damn, this is freaking awesome props to OP for doing this because I will be redoing my engine soon haha just need a little more money to order a massive amount of parts!
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Re: How to build a KA24DE

Postby bicer9 » Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:19 pm

great write up and pictures, just answered a lot of the questions I had about engine building in this thread. thanks
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