How reliable is the 240 SX?

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  1. alnen

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    I am looking to get an early 90's one... How are they? How easy are they to work on? Any other info is great. Thanks!
     
  2. g0dl355

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    :dunno: I was taught how to drive a manual in one :big grin:
     
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    theyre incredibly reliable if you take care of them, but get a 91-93 if you want a DOHC, 89-90 for SOHC
     
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    they are ridiculously reliable. Pretty easy to work on compared to a 300zx or any other Nissan. There is lots of extra room in the engine compartment.
     
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    aside from the timing chains :o rattle central there

    o and if you remove the clutch fan, fan shroud, and intake, you can almost climb in there :eek3: kinda like a third gen camaro v6
     
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    :ugh2:
     
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    I had a 98 for 2 years (back BEFORE everyone got a hard on for them :mad: ) and it was great. Bought it at 43,xxx miles and traded it in on a shiny new WRX at 75,xxx. Never had a problem.
     
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    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    Very reliable, very easy to work on, very affordable.
     
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    hey slowevo, want to sell me that sr :x: i got a hatch that would love to be home to it!! :drool:
     
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    hatch>coupe :eek3: :naughty:
     
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    i fail to see the problem with that :eek3: i have a brand new KA in mine anyways :hs: i would rather buy an sr that needs work so i can take my time build it up then put it in if i can get this ka to blow up :x:
     
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    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    I prefer the coupes to the hatches for more technical reasons :hs:
     
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    S13 all the way :) even though id rather have a 95-96 than an S13 coupe :fawkd: , i love flipup headlights :drool:
     
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    the silvia front end is growing on me, its about the only way i like the coupes now, and ive seen it on the hatch a couple times where it looked :drool: but theres just something about seeing smooth flowing lines and better aerodynamics while they are down :o
     
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    i have to agree too, after owning both a fastback and a coupe i like the coupe a lot more. only thing i miss about the fastback is the extra space, you can haul a lot more then it look like you can. otoh the coupe is much more rigid in the rear.
     
  19. Strychnine

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    Leave it to taste. Hatch if you're like the style and/or want space, coupe if you like the style and/or want chassis ridgidity
     

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