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What is the best engine swap for a 240SX?

What is the best engine swap for a 240SX?

The RB26 is probably the most powerful engine which can be swapped into a 240 without any extreme modding required. The SR20DET is somewhere in between the RB and the KA, this is the engine that the car came with in Japan, and it’s also the most popular swap here in the States.

Does 240SX have 2JZ?

While the 240SX received the underpowered KA engine in North America, the rest of the world benefited from the turbocharged SR20DET. Thus Silvias, as they are known as in Japan, are often swapped with General Motors’ LS small-block or in this case, Toyota’s bulletproof 2JZ.

Can you LS swap a 240SX?

With the S13 and S14 chassis’ designed with a four-cylinder in mind, a high-horsepower V8 will push the differential and axles way beyond their limits. Thankfully, the 240SX LS swap is a popular choice, so there’s a whole wealth of information out there to help you find the perfect parts for the route you choose.

Which engine is best for drifting?

The 10 most popular engines for drifting

  1. Toyota 4A-GE. Toyota’s 4A-GE 16v screamer, as found in the AE86.
  2. Nissan SR20DET. The Nissan SR20DET is a highly tunable drift powerplant.
  3. Nissan RB ENGINEs.
  4. General Motors LS.
  5. MAST RHS466.
  6. Toyota 2AR-FE.
  7. Mazda 13B Rotary.
  8. Toyota 1JZ-GTE & 2JZ-GTE.

How much does it cost to install a 2JZ in a 240SX?

A budget 2JZ swap can run you about $5-6k to get you running and on the road. its an easy $10k if you want a clean install that looks and performs well and does so reliably.

How much HP do you need to drift?

From the way it handles to its powerful 3.5-liter naturally aspirated V-6 engine that produces 300 horsepower, the 350Z is a perfect steed when you’re learning the ropes of drifting….

Engine: 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine
Torque: 283 pound-feet of torque
0 to 60 MPH: 5 seconds
Top speed: 155 mph

What do you need for a 2JZ swap?

You will need a 1JZ bellhousing and flywheel which can be used on the 2JZ too. The clutch system is the same that comes from a turbo MKIII with a R154. You will needs special brackets to allow you to swap your 1JZ/2JZ into your car.

Is a Nissan 240SX rare?

They are rare compared to the majority of other compact sport imports. We have more S2000’s in my town that 240sx’s. A more relevant statistic is how many are still on the road? Not every ’89 Nissan 240sx manufactured is still registered… so they are increasingly rare.