Whether you use your 240sx for daily driving, racing, or drifting, the best way to keep your Nissan functioning optimally is to get the right tools for monitoring its inner workings. Many choose aftermarket automotive gauges and other diagnostic devices to help monitor the most vital functions of their vehicle to ensure there is no damage being done to the vehicle’s engine, turbo, exhaust manifold and more. Nothing brings out a custom interior style like a set of gauges mounted to your 240sx’s dashboard or A-pillar.
LS Swap the world!
Time to ditch the lame engine in your 240sx, whether it’s KA, SR, or even RB and move on to the LS1! Lets face it, you wouldn’t be reading this if you weren’t already in the process of swapping it in now, unless you are doing your research before you start,”If that’s the case, KUDOS to you.” If you are in fact already swapping it in you are probably looking up how to attack the most common issue with the swap, the GM Vats System.
Bypassing VATS on LS1 for 240sx Swapping
What is VATS?
Vats stands for Vehicle Anti Theft System. Lots of people refer to this type of key, as a ” computer Chip key”. This key or “Chip” has nothing to do with a computer, nor is it a chip. But because of the popularity of calling it a computer chip key, so will we. So that we don’t confuse. The black chip on the blade of the key is actually a resister. GM first started using the Vats key in 1986 on the Corvettes, then some of the Cadillac’s, ect. GM uses 15 different resistors in their vats keys. Just looking at the keys you can’t tell the difference. What is GM’s VATS