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Old 05-05-2021, 11:44 PM   #1
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Default 1993 KA24E air intake OE replacement

I need to find a replacement for part of my air intake system. From what I have researched they don't make the part anymore for D21s. I found a part that looks very similar that is used on 1998-2004 Frontiers. I am attaching a pic of the part. Does anyone know if this part is a drop in replacement for KA24E? The area circled in red is full of holes on my air intake.

If not this part does anyone have a recommendation for replacement?

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That part looks correct from end to end. It looks like my air intake snorkel on my '97 D21.

The only concern I have is the overall length. Even the 2 bolt holes are correct.

I've read that the '98 Frontier uses D21 parts. So I'm pretty confident this part will fit. I'm betting with your money of course.
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Check their return policy, and try to preserve the box as best you can whenever you open it. If you have to return it, it's easier for them to resell it if you don't destroy the box.
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I have the whole intake duct from my former 93, I swapped to the newer style OEM CAI version.
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I have the whole intake duct from my former 93, I swapped to the newer style OEM CAI version.
Whatís the newer style OEM CAI that you used?
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I need to find a replacement for part of my air intake system. From what I have researched they don't make the part anymore for D21s. I found a part that looks very similar that is used on 1998-2004 Frontiers. I am attaching a pic of the part. Does anyone know if this part is a drop in replacement for KA24E? The area circled in red is full of holes on my air intake.

If not this part does anyone have a recommendation for replacement?

That looks exactly like the one on my 97 four banger. I think the 98 Frontier was much the same under the hood as the previous year's D21. The body got a bit bigger though. But I think engine stuff was pretty much the same, at least for the first year or two of the Frontier. I would say length would be the only question. The Frontier body and under hood area are probably wider, so the pipe might be longer so it will fit that. However, if everything else matches up then you might be able to adjust it somehow to fit. Better than being too short. From what I can tell (and I'm no expert on Frontiers) the Frontier used the KA-24DE? The DOHC engine? Pretty much the same from the outside as the KA-24E?
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it eliminates the large air box and goes right to the inner fender, pic below in my former 93:


stock:





96-97 style:


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Ahardb0dy that looks pretty clean without the air box. When I google 16554-3b300 (part number from your pic) it shows a part diagram that still includes the air box. Maybe Nissan is lazy and didnít update the diagram. I just want to confirm that there is no other part between the fender and duct that we canít see in the pic. Also I assume the air filter duct didnít change since it looks identical to before.
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it eliminates the large air box and goes right to the inner fender, pic below in my former 93:


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96-97 style:


The 1995 is like the 96-97
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