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vagabond last won the day on February 19 2017

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About vagabond

  • Birthday 05/20/1940

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    Our first was an 87 bone stock with the nap z 4 banger and 5 speed but was stolen in 2000 88 SE V6 auto 94 SE V6 5 speed
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    retired fulltiming it in a Motor Home
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    I Own A Shop Or Work As A Professional Mechanic
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    Weekend Warrior
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    So Cal
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    metal detecting and geocaching, fishing
    All most 35 years as an auto mechanic, 15 working on Datsun/Nissan products.
    specializing in electrical and air conditioning.

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  1. I think I have both a cluster and cable assembly off my 88, what part of az are you in
  2. havent checked yet but I think Im going to need a tranny replacement for my 88, somewhere on the forum there was mentioned an upgrade for the 5speed tranny, Im running a jdm 3.3 engine, 95 electrical from tail lights to headlights, 95 dash, and if I read the tag right it has 4.36s gears and it feels like it. any thoughts on an upgrade on the manual tranny, thanks in advance
  3. i swapped the disc from old red an 88 to my latest toy another 88 that had drum brakes since both were almost next to each other no probs
  4. it was either a 01 or 02 Exterra maybe both that has the ps pump and alt in the same location as the 3.0 thatswhat I used when I id my swap
  5. Im getting ready to scrap a 88 it has 94 dash and wiring, Im in lake Elsinore if your interested
  6. almost finished with the front suspension just the torsion bars left to install, then finish hooking up the 3,3 and she's on the road, Should have been done a year ago
  7. pull the center section and check the connections
  8. if you can't find a kit at any of parts stores try an A/C shop it will probably be quite a bit more but they do the complete install
  9. ?want another project how about an 88 with 94/95 wiring from tailights to headlights 94/95 dash and inst, cluster, all ready for a 3.3 it also needs a tranny, MaMa says only 1 so I'm keeping the white 88 5spd and she has her 95.6 mos ago I had 4 pathys sitting around here
  10. or pull the fan and the shroud, makes it easier to remove the hose clamps and gives you a lot more room
  11. if you weren't so far I'd go down to pickapart and pull one for you, I've got 4 or 5 of them within about 30 miles of me
  12. you could try disconnecting the upper and lower hoses and see what kind of flow you get thru the rad with a water hose. or pull the rad and take it to a radiator shop and have them check it
  13. unless they have changed, the defroster lines are like a paint,there are repair kits but mainly for broken sections.your best bet is find one at pick and pull, if you have volt ohm meter check at the male spades at the top of the glass if you have continuity all the lines are good

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