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Old 11-04-2016, 01:50 PM   #11
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Just learned about the DJM lower control arm for the front. Doing some research on them, i saw in this post: http://www.infamousnissan.com/forum/...m+control+arms ... not to run the lowering control arms AND drop spindles with wheels smaller than 18". While im trying to get a better ride quality, instead of cranked torsions, and still keeping the front lower, will these be ok if im running stock spindles with 15" wheels wrapped in 185/55/15?
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Old 11-04-2016, 06:18 PM   #12
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Personally would go with drop spindles and torsions... never been a huge fan of the drop arms especially if bagging may be in your future. That said they work and have been around for ages.

They should clear the wheels, but I don't know for sure.
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Old 11-04-2016, 06:57 PM   #13
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Personally would go with drop spindles and torsions... never been a huge fan of the drop arms especially if bagging may be in your future. That said they work and have been around for ages.

They should clear the wheels, but I don't know for sure.
I would of gone drop spindles but i have the high angle knuckles form pejsa. Which dont work with the drop spindles, right?
I dont plan to bag, i do plan to go coilovers though. But coilovers wont be anytime soon. After engine and trans are pulled and rebuilt.

I found them for $190, off JCWhitney.com. Isnt too bad. i may give them a try.
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Old 11-08-2016, 07:44 PM   #14
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Would anybody know if all the power steering components off a 1986.5 D21 King Cab with a Z24 would work/bolt up to my 1993 D21 with Ka24?
Comparing parts off of rockauto.com, looks like they would, except the power steering pressure hose?

wanna confirm with someone...
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Old 02-26-2017, 06:40 PM   #15
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Finally getting to the actual build! When i went to drain all the fluids... everything was so nasty and old.

Got the motor pulled.



That hole on the passenger side is from rust. Gotta trim out the rest of the rust and then weld on some new metal.




This thing is NASTY!


All i got left to take off so i can start cleaning is the intake manifold. Having a hard time separating it form the engine tho. It's only the 4 nuts/bolts up top and the 2 bolts that are mounted to the mount underneath the manifold, right?
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grease, the natural metal protector
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Old 02-26-2017, 07:08 PM   #17
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haha! That's one way to put it.

So the plan is to get the head machined and checked out. Clean up the block, check if piston heads are good and chamber is smooth throughout too. New bearings for the crankshaft. All new gaskets, arp head studs, etc. paint block, and paint valve cover.

Clean up engine bay, weld in new metal, and then paint engine bay.

Deciding if i want to do 240 intake now or later.. need to get everything first.

Also need to new calipers upfront, gonna go v6 d21 brakes and rotors, and need new brake lines in the rear, and drums need to be refreshed.
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V6 calipers and rotors in! and adjustable upper control arms! Painted the frame as well.
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got the 240 intake!



Found plastic pieces in the oil pan....
because of this:

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doesnt look too bad.

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