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2012-11-14 04:39:51
Originally Posted by nxSRg20
I blew off doing the oil change since it hit 202k and just topped it off and when I checked the oil right now the dipstick was bone dry. I didn't overrev it but I was driving it very hard on my way home..stock ecu.. And yes it is VERY possible it started knocking after the high revs, I might have just not noticed due to my music being on very loudly.. All u said made total sense though man..

It's okay though. It's a common problem with old DE's.

In 2001, my brother had a '93 SE-R, following after me. He raced a mustang down the street, then pulled into our driveway and killed the engine about 20 seconds after hitting the rev limiter. The next day he started it up and the engine was done.
2012-11-14 04:43:28
Always simpler to get a JDM RR DE because of emisions crap and all that.. You are in CA so unless you have a hook up then I don't know about a VE... Pull the spark plugs and see if there is oil on them or even look down the cylinder holes and you can possibly see the damage... On my civic I had a cracked piston head :0 I got a JDM RR swap due to rod knock and it runs perfectly fine
Last edited by 92SentraSE-R on 2012-11-14 at 04-43-56.
2012-11-14 04:53:04
Bone dry dipstick = not enough oil in engine/slude = dead SR20DE
2012-11-14 04:56:06
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2012-11-14 04:58:06
Originally Posted by Storm88000
Bone dry dipstick = not enough oil in engine/slude = dead SR20DE

Yup yup.. Ur right man.. Fml, at least I wasn't out on a date or showing off to a girl or something that would suck lol. Not that this doesn't suck but still! It could be worse ha.
2012-11-14 05:02:36
All good. We live and learn, right? Maybe get a JDM SR20
2012-11-14 05:07:56
Yup, note to self.. Check oil more often lol.. Yea I'm still weighing my options right now, I recently wrecked my reliable dd (i35) and now I'm left carless but with a bit of money from insurance so I'm debating what my next step will be, for now ill drive my dads truck since he's out of town and have some time to think. Thanks for all ur help guys.
2012-11-14 05:08:47
Sell it to me
2012-11-14 05:09:43
Ill sell u the old motor.. It'll make ur p11 go faster lol
2012-11-14 05:32:16
Im not trying to make it faster just want it to look good
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