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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/23/13 7:56 p.m.

My parents have owned their 1991 Nissan 240SX since new, and today my dad called: Do I still want it? So tomorrow I get to see my parents and pick up my "new" car.

I just entered the SCCA track day at Sebring June 1st. Guess I should order some brake pads, huh?

Dr. Hess
Dr. Hess UltimaDork
5/23/13 8:01 p.m.

Yup. And a SR20DET.

Spoolpigeon Dork
5/23/13 8:04 p.m.

7 years of my racing life was in an s13 coupe. Great cars that can be a lot of fun. You'll certainly need pads for a track day. Heck, I was getting brake fade on stock pads at autocrosses

N Sperlo
N Sperlo UltimaDork
5/23/13 8:13 p.m.

Yup. And an RB20DET.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/23/13 9:03 p.m.

And a picture--knew I had one somewhere.


Aeromoto HalfDork
5/23/13 9:08 p.m.


David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/23/13 9:17 p.m.

Thanks. And, yes, I have already received a request to sell. (I love you guys.)

Appleseed UltimaDork
5/23/13 10:25 p.m.

Yup. And an RB25DET.

Vigo UltraDork
5/23/13 10:27 p.m.


David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/23/13 10:33 p.m.
Vigo wrote: Plans?

Good question. Brake pads and a check-up before next weekend's track day. After that, let's see how it does.

BoxheadTim PowerDork
5/23/13 10:53 p.m.

Blimey, that looks clean.

Don't sticker it up or add too much camber .

Appleseed UltimaDork
5/23/13 11:03 p.m.

I would just rip off Dave Coleman's Project Silvia as much as I could.

Woody MegaDork
5/24/13 1:50 a.m.

Cool! I love cars with 100% known history. How far do you have to go to get it?

kanaric Reader
5/24/13 2:21 a.m.

probably the only way to get a 240sx for both a sensible price and one that isn't absolutely destroyed

Also go KA24DE+T, SR20 is the most overrated garbage ever.

SilverFleet Dork
5/24/13 7:58 a.m.

Wow, I haven't seen one of those in that kind of shape since the 90's! Nice score! I assume it has a manual transmission?

slefain UltraDork
5/24/13 8:10 a.m.

Mad tyt3 dorifto potential yes, but these are also fantastic highway commuter cars. I wanted one dearly when I was driving 35 miles each way with zero traffic on the highway.

pinchvalve UltimaDork
5/24/13 8:18 a.m.

Rode in one once, was very impressed by the interior of all things. Cool HUD, leather, very sporty.

dean1484 UberDork
5/24/13 8:22 a.m.

One of those cars that never percolates to the top of my shopping list but every time I see one I want one.

Very lice looking car.

stan_d Dork
5/24/13 8:26 a.m.

get an auto master cylinder it has bigger bore . 90 maxima calipers and altima rotors gets you 11.5" front breaks 4 lug. I ran the chinese coilovers for several years at slightly lower than stock worked great. contact me if you want to go v8. You wont go back.

fidelity101 Dork
5/24/13 8:29 a.m.

Awesome! I miss mine from time to time. Way to go mom and dad!


KA24DET w/ GT28RS!

N Sperlo
N Sperlo UltimaDork
5/24/13 8:31 a.m.

In reply to stan_d:

I was just mentioning to someone that I had a beat up S13 that I was using to donate parts, but will slap leaf springs and a cheap V8 in it...

MCarp22 HalfDork
5/24/13 9:27 a.m.

Wow that is in amazing shape. I'd be inclined to leave it stock since there are so few clean ones like that left.

Jaxmadine Reader
5/24/13 9:56 a.m.

Lucky. The are abit heavy for my tastes, but still fun. Ca18 turbo! Lighter than the crap sr20, still good power. Or 1uzfe! I thought june 1st was the sprints? Or are they running a pdx as well? Don andmy dad are sposedto be terein the spridget, I have to go to m daughters danced recitle.

Teh E36 M3
Teh E36 M3 Dork
5/24/13 10:00 a.m.

oooh oooh:

Yep, and an LS1.

Cue haterade from Jav in 3.....2.....

cutter67 HalfDork
5/24/13 10:07 a.m.

you never know what the old folks are upto in their cars


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