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Old 10-13-2009, 02:33 AM
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I left the school late today after staying for some extra help in pre-calculus. As I was leaving campus, I saw a late 80's early 90's 240sx.. Typical Ricer around here, and the point was proven today. There on the side of the road was the engine Lol. I have NO IDEA how this happened and neither did he, but the sr20det just fell out. Seems he couldn't even bolt that thing in after the swap Lol.

I felt for the guy, and pulled over. Me being a smartass said "Is everything Ok?"

Lol I know he wanted to hit me or something at that point "OF COURSE ITS OK! NO BIG MY ENGINE IS JUST LAYING ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD FLIPPED UP-SIDE DOWN" He didn't say that though.

He said he was driving and it just fell out of the bottom goin' 45, and he just kinda did a little hop/skip/and a jump over it. He called a tow and some buddies to come snatch the engine. Looked fine to me... Sure hes gonna have some boost leaks in the morning though!
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Old 10-13-2009, 07:42 AM
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that sucks....but thats what happens when you dont do it right....
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:26 AM
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Wow.... just wow.... and he's probably going to be our next president.
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Yep... I was just in awe lol. I was thinking about it last night, and i'm willing to bet money, that that engine was stolen. I highly doubt he had receipts for that. Around here, (not trying to stereotype or anything) Various races of Asian prowl cars and will take whatever they need. I heard one time they could get an engine out of some civics in less than an hour with 3 people. All in a day's work Lol.
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haha...thats just great.

He wasn't running Starion/Conquest wheels on his 240, was he? If he was, then he deserves what he got...lol

lefty tighty, right loosey....right?
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Old 10-13-2009, 05:11 PM
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haha...thats just great.

He wasn't running Starion/Conquest wheels on his 240, was he? If he was, then he deserves what he got...lol

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Haha didn't pay attention to that, he's lucky a cop didn't come, it seemed he was running an open downpipe :P
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Haha didn't pay attention to that, he's lucky a cop didn't come, it seemed he was running an open downpipe :P
might've gotten a citation for littering... its not legal to just dump your trash whereever....and, besides, boat anchors belong in the sea.
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There is not much holding those motors in. My buddy bought a '89 240sx and it made it about 4 miles when the motor blew up. (why he didn't bring it back ????) the car sat in the driveway for a year until a friend wanted it. we moved it to his house and it sat there til his parents got mad. he said it was not worth fixing. so to prove him wrong i took the car. I call the Asian motor swap shop and asked for a used stock motor ($300) and I replaced it that weekend. Then i drove it to the friends house to prove him wrong. Then he wanted to buy it from me "too late". That car was very fun to drive. sold it 4 years later and still made $$$$$$$.
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Yep, they are crazy cars, though I am not a fan.. Lol I eat them for breakfast. Seen a time-lapse of a man by himself removing a motor from a civic, did it in about 55 minutes.
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Yeah it does not take long to remove those motors, and it was easier in the 240 because it is rear wheel drive.

I was into those cars when I was young and could not afford a nice truck. I always wanted a full size truck, now I finally have one. (should have got one sooner)
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