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05-07-2002, 11:49 PM
i have a 95 240sx with 128k rolling on blacks and chiped/scartched paint..
i have 1300 i plan on spending it now tired of waiting.. ill get a job during the summer to do a sr swap..
i need to fix/replace:
water pump/thermostat-180
that leaves me with 1170..
what do you guys recommand i do with the rest?
keep motor mods limited beacuse i plan on swapin out motors...
my current mods are:
little misc. items

how much are konig rated R rims?
how much are nismo knock off kit?
i want a simple kit that looks like the zenki kit
thanks for ur opinions

05-07-2002, 11:59 PM
since you're already doing the brakes, you could always swap to 300zx. That would kill a lot of your budget though.

05-08-2002, 12:00 AM
That and they wouldn't fit under your blacks. Unless... you had some 300zx blacks =)

05-08-2002, 12:12 AM
haha, nah ill pass on that maybe someday but its not need now...

05-08-2002, 12:30 AM
JWT ECU & Cat-back of your choice. Money well spent!

05-08-2002, 12:45 AM
suspension. you can get teins for less then $1000


05-08-2002, 09:58 AM
can i use the ecu on a sr20det?
i kind of have suspension mods

05-08-2002, 10:14 AM
Well, since you *think* your stock brakes are good enough, and you have springs and struts (you failed to mention what kind), you don't want to mod the engine, and you have 1170 left to spend. Here's some options:

- SS Brake lines, you'll need them to make those stock brakes feel somewhat adequate when the SR goes in. ($100)
- Get a CF hood, weight reduction is never a bad thing. ($600)
- Get an LSD ($300-800)
- Get a K&N Cone filter and the adaptor to mate it to your MFAS, you can use it again on the SR later.
- Get an assortment of gauges that'll benefit you when the SR goes in (Boost, Oil Pressure, Water Temp)
- Get a set of electric fans, you'll gain a couple HP and you won't have to worry about the Mechanical fan shroud when the SR goes in.

I'm sure I'm leaving LOTS of things off, but whatever.

- Steve

(I'm just so happy and cheery at finals time)

05-08-2002, 10:22 AM
i have eibach pro kit with oem 98 shocks.... i got them for 50 bux so yeah =]
and i like ur idea...
the lsd is that installed to?
as for the cf hood am getting lighter rims instead i think...
i have a couple of gauges already(well one_ i have a greedy boost guage and a greddy turbo timer...
how much and where can i get the electric fans?

05-08-2002, 12:25 PM
Use the money to go to the autox.

05-08-2002, 01:57 PM
You can get a whole LSD pumpkin for the amount Steve mentioned and it bolts right on if you get a Nismo or S14 one.

As for the fan... I have a FLA220 flexalite dual 12"... more than enough for my SR. I got it here
for $204 shipped. Hope it helps...


05-08-2002, 05:33 PM
i need 2 fans??
how much is a nismo LSD?

do you guys recommand the konig rated R rims?(are they heavy?)