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#1 Leadpaw

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 09:17 PM

Hey I joined this forum to message and buy icehouse for one of his super awesome power boxes, figured i might as well post my project.

1985 nissan sentra Ca18de
still a work in progress, gotta clean things up, change the fuel system and wire.
Old front shot:
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how it looks today, with weds Autobahn mesh wheels.
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Was once diesel powered (please dont kill me for altering it xD), but the diesel engine was extremely worn out.

#2 Wide14u

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 09:21 PM

welcome so is it quick it looks good
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i like the short bus and i can't do a long post :rofl:

#3 Leadpaw

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 09:23 PM

welcome so is it quick it looks good



Doesnt run yet xD, still have to wire it and receive the powerbox and fuel tank.

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 09:32 PM

Looks neat man! Should be real quick.

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#5 ggzilla

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 09:35 PM

A B11 fitted with a CA16DE? Now i've seen everything. If you keep it revved up, it will make considerably more power than the OHC 1.5 liter stocker.
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#6 Leadpaw

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 09:46 PM

A B11 fitted with a CA16DE? Now i've seen everything. If you keep it revved up, it will make considerably more power than the OHC 1.5 liter stocker.


CA18DE! used to have a CD17 diesel engine in it before, its gonna be much quicker :cool:

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 09:51 PM

you have to make some video once you get it going
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i like the short bus and i can't do a long post :rofl:

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Posted 08 July 2011 - 10:01 PM

Ah, a 1.8 liter, that's awesome. CA18DE is probably the best engine nissan ever made, that or the RB straight six. You'll now be able to spin one front tire on demand...
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#9 Leadpaw

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Posted 20 October 2011 - 09:44 PM

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Finished! july 27th 2011, thanks to icehouse and his cool powerbox it simplified the process so much. already put 8000 miles on it and it runs perfect. 0-60 measures in the low 7s to high 6s.

video of the first time it started, no exhaust, timing way off, and no airfilter xD may post a better video later..

http://www.youtube.c...h?v=ecsjEU5EWf0

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Posted 26 October 2011 - 10:17 PM

NEAT!! :cool:
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Posted 22 February 2012 - 11:54 PM

I've been wanting a fwd nissan for a while, now I know what to get, very cool. :cool:

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 12:01 AM

Did you get the engine from this? 1988-1989 KN13 Nissan Pulsar NX SE CA18DE

Or from a 'used japan engine' place?
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#13 Leadpaw

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 10:44 PM

I got the motor off of an online seller it was somewhat of a gamble on my part. The motor came from a jdm u12 bluebird atessa. The kn13 version differs externally, the intake manifolds are different, the kn oil pan is lower profile , the exhaust manifolds differ and the valve covers have breathers in different places. Though I did use the wiring harness (some rearranging requires) and transmission from a kn13 pulsar.

#14 Billy_Bottle_Caps

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Posted 10 March 2012 - 03:21 AM

Looks nice man

#15 Leadpaw

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 09:57 PM

O yeah I forgot i had a post here.. well 30,000 miles later, the ole box has a new volvo lip, an updated suspension, a few autocross events, and a trackday.

 

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#16 ArchetypeDatsun

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 10:20 PM

Bad ass little sentra man!
Do it in a Datsun

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 12:41 AM

Sweet Sentra man


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Posted 27 July 2013 - 04:15 PM

sick man, post more goodness!.



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Posted 20 August 2014 - 12:25 PM

Clean sentra, i really like it ! Its nice to see another sentra owner, ive been on here for almost an hour and you're the only sentra owner ive found!



#20 Leadpaw

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 11:10 PM

Thanks!. Heres a random update. It now has koni adjustable shocks, tomei poncams, headers, redone exhaust and a bunch of random things xD

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