Adding a 1992 Nissan 240 SX engine to my Roadster

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Adding a 1992 Nissan 240 SX engine to my Roadster

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Hey all, I was lucky enough to find and aquire a '92 240 SX engine and transmission for very little cash. It came with all of the necessary wiring and modules to power this thing up and drive down the road in style.
The problem I have is fitting this engine into the frame... The engine and transmission are perfect fit, EXCEPT for the oil pan...
The oil pan on the 240 SX engine has a front sump oil pan and will not fit into this cars frame without major fab work. I am trying to find out if there is a rear sump pan that will bolt onto the engine in question or do I have to fabricate an oil pan with a rear sump myself... That is NOT what I would like to have to do if there are any options to avoid that.
Anyone out there know what engine rear sump oil pan will fit this engine???
Thank you in advance for any information to help me in this swap!
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Re: Adding a 1992 Nissan 240 SX engine to my Roadster

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I think ya gotta do the Pick-Ur-Part junkyard crawl, and look for similar yeared Nissan pickups that had the KA24DE. I believe (slight memory of) that their cross-member is in a different place than 240SX's, (so more like the roadster)
so then you get the rear sump and the corresponding oil pickup tube. (goes back rather than forward).
From memory, the cross member notching was because of front pulleys, not for oil sump clearance.
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Re: Adding a 1992 Nissan 240 SX engine to my Roadster

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I’m not 100% sure, but didn’t the pickups have a different block? 🤔
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Re: Adding a 1992 Nissan 240 SX engine to my Roadster

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The diesel block is very similar to the G/R/U/H20 block.
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Re: Adding a 1992 Nissan 240 SX engine to my Roadster

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Ya sure it's good ? a round Here anyways many had problems , a lot of owners got to racy with it ...imagine that
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