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WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby vr6dubber » 12 Sep 2017 05:25

Looking for L20B *Front Sump* oil pan and pick up

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Re: WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby datzenmike » 12 Sep 2017 06:24

Not nearly enough information.

If for a 510, use an L16 pan/pick-up from a 510.

Generally car L20B 'front sump' oil pans fit the car they came from... 610/710/A10/S10
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Re: WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby vr6dubber » 12 Sep 2017 13:12

Wasn't sure if the L16 pan came front sump. It's going in a 510 with a L20. I need the pan to have a front sump that can fit on an L20B if that helps.

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Re: WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby datzenmike » 12 Sep 2017 16:22

Well other than the 521, the L16 came in the 510 so it will fit the L18 and L20B just fine.
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Re: WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby vr6dubber » 13 Sep 2017 04:08

I need the pan to have a front sump.

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Re: WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby Three B's Racing » 13 Sep 2017 04:25

Like Mike said, the 510 oil pan will fit L16,L18,L20B, plus it is rear sump not front sump. Not sure why you'd need a front sump oil pan for an L20B in a 510 unless you have a crossmember modified for a SR20 or KA.
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Re: WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby vr6dubber » 13 Sep 2017 05:28

Sorry guys, i guess i should have given a little more detail as to why. I'm actually doing a rack and pinion conversion. The front sump will allow me the clearance.

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Re: WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby Byron510 » 13 Sep 2017 05:43

77-79 200SX I believe had a front sump (L20B), and it's possibly that the A510 was also the same, as the first gens (with round headlights) came with L20B's as well. It'll be tough to find either car as very few were kept.

It may be easier to find a KA oil pan as they were front sump, but it will need some modifications around the front cover area. Also the KA motor sits more vertical and the bottom of the pan will be at bit of an angle. If some one out there has put a KA pan on an L motor, maybe they could chime in on the exact differences. In any case, whatever pan you use, make sure you also get the matching oil pick up.

Were you planning on using a flipped crossmember, an A510 crossmember,using a unit from Jeff or were you fabbing up a new crossmember yourself?

Keep us posted on you project.

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Re: WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby vr6dubber » 13 Sep 2017 06:56

I'm using a unit from Jeff. It would be easier to just do the SR20 swap now but wanted to enjoy the L20 for a bit!

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Re: WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby Turn7 » 22 Nov 2017 23:42

pretty positive I have a front sump oil pan in my stuff.
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Re: WTB: L20B Oil Pan & Pickup

Postby datzenmike » 24 Nov 2017 07:24

Car KA were front sump. The KA24E has a notch across the right front to allow for the external oil pump (just like the L and Z series have) the KA24DE pan is straight across like the L series. I have a car and truck KA-E oil pans at home and more than a few L and Z oil pans. I'll compare the L to the KA because I was not aware they were that close. I thought the KA might have a wider block.
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