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03TroutFinder last won the day on October 15 2020

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About 03TroutFinder

  • Birthday 05/24/1978

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    2003 Pathfinder SE
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    Wrench And Socket Set Mechanic
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    Weekend Warrior
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    On a Trout Stream
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  1. Sick truck! Thanks for posting. Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  2. Man, that’s awesome @onespiritbrain! Great story of good fortune. I believe you DO deserve all you were blessed with. Are you still up this way or did you move closer to work with the home purchase? As for fishing, we need to get up and head out somewhere again soon!
  3. Seeking some troubleshooting ideas on my current situation. my 2003 R50 sat for a few months. No issues when I parked it. Now it seems to have a couple of issues when I drove it for the first time. I tried to drive it 4-5 times to get it to throw a code but no CEL as of yet. The primary issue is that it’s in limp mode. Won’t go over 2500 rpms. If I’m driving on a level area, I can easily get up to 50-55mph and slight decline over 60. Drives fine as long as I’m below 2500 rpms. This happened awhile back when I went wheeling but the CEL came on and it was the crankshaft sensor, which I replaced and that fixed the issue. I did go aftermarket but it was a Bosch so I felt it was quality at least-who knows these days though. The thing it’s not doing that it did previously was it starts right up-Not delayed like when the crankshaft sensor was bad. Not sure if that matters or not. I hooked up the scanner and the only code is P0550 which is for the power steering system, this being the second issue. I know I have a slight leak at the rack and pinion, but I added some fluid with stop leak awhile back and it actually worked for a bit to my surprise with stopping, or at least greatly slowing the leak. The fluid is a little low now but I filled it with what I had left which wasn’t much at all, so it’s still low. Could the fluid being low alone throw the code? When reading up on this, one of the many issues could be a short in the system-which leads me to my third issue: If the truck sits for even a few days now, the battery dies. It’s a brand new battery-which I know could be faulty even if new, but when I charge it up and run it, it stays charged so my thought is there is some sort of short in the vehicle somewhere causing this. None of these issues were evident before it sat for a few months!!! Any thoughts or advise on where to start to diagnose any of the issues would be greatly appreciated, especially The limp mode issue.
  4. Lol, naw but I guess it may be helpful to add in my setup for additional insight. Rancho 5000 strut w/ OME HD lift springs. Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  5. Ok NPORA family, dusting this thread off to show that I DID try to research my issue before posting a new thread, but I still would like more current input from the pro's on here. The pic is kind of hard to tell, but my passenger side has developed a slight negative camber. It occurred after an off road adventure awhile back. Another issue worth noting is that when I took the front spacers off and drove it, the steering became increasingly erratic. Very much like the lower ball joint not being intact causing random pull. With the spacers on, this specific issue is not a concern. Not sure why the spacers matter with this issue. The steering has become more loose overall and has a slight "wiggle" in the steering wheel, hence why I'm doing a complete steering/suspension overhaul of original parts. To the question at hand, based on your experience do you think I bent my strut when wheeling? Are there any other things that I should consider before forking out for a new strut assembly. And since I will already be doing a complete overhaul of the entire front suspension already. Are there any brands that would be better than others for replacement parts? Thanks in advance for any insight provided! Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  6. @onespiritbrain, must just be us that enjoy to wet a line now and then! Here's a few shots from a recent overnight float in the okefenokee swamp last weekend. Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  7. Got the brakes bled, made a more permanent mount for the pop charger filter, and strapped up the recovery tracks I ordered awhile back. Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  8. Strapped on the recovery tracks! Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  9. Brakes all the way around today. First time doing drum brames. Wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Tomorrow, going.to have to bleed the brake lines i think. Still a lot of play in the pedal. Also will figure out these camber bolts for the passenger side to level the camber and hope to finally fabrocate the small spacers up front to level out the front end a little bit more. Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  10. I subbed! Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  11. Nice! Thanks for sharing. Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  12. Pathfinders matter Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  13. Hot Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  14. Proof positive Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
  15. Heel Sent from my SM-A215U using Tapatalk
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