Jump to content


  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won


dezm last won the day on November 23

dezm had the most liked content!

Community Reputation

14 Good

About dezm

  • Rank
    NPORA Newbie

Previous Fields

  • Your Pathfinder Info
    2003 Chilkoot SE - 245/75/R16 BFG KO2, Rigid D2 Driving lights, OME MD/HD Springs, Midland 1001LWX CB, 3' Firestik, SF Creation front skid.
  • Place of Residence
  • Mechanical Skill Level
    Screwdriver Mechanic
  • Your Age
  • What do you consider yourself?
    Weekend Warrior
  • Model
  • Year

Profile Information

  • Gender
  • Location
  • Country
  • Interests
    Skiing, climbing, hiking, mountain biking.

Recent Profile Visitors

268 profile views
  1. Some great info here, thanks Raingoat! From what I've read so far it seems time and time again that Northstar comes out on top. Unfortunately for my purposes, I'm having trouble justifying almost $380 for one here in Canada. Especially for a starter battery. Hoping to work towards a dual battery setup in the near future. Would be interested in hearing any experiences with the "off brand" AGM options from Wal-Mart etc!
  2. I know most people in the past were running the Diehard series from Sears, but Sears is no longer (at least in Canada.) Other than the usual Optima fans, any other options out there that people have had success with? I'm interested in the Motomaster Ultra AGM from Canadian Tire, and the Everstart Battery Maxx AGM from Wal-Mart as they are supposedly made by reputable manufacturers and are priced decently. I'd also be curious to hear if anyone has been able to fit a larger than stock battery without serious modification to the tray etc.
  3. Love the look of this!! That would be an easy order for me whenever these become available
  4. Hey all, don't know if this has been posted on here yet. Thought it may interest some of you. A local Vancouver (BC) company that makes beautiful front and rear bumpers has just started selling a weld together front bumper kit for the R50. I've seen their work in person on a number of other vehicles and can vouch for their quality and excellent design. Here's a link: https://www.coastaloffroad.com/product-page/r50-nissan-pathfinder-high-clearance-front-bumper-kit Also side note, anybody know who's truck that is in the pics? It's a beaut!
  5. dezm

    Brush Guard or Damage Multiplier

    Following! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Hey all! Tried giving this a search but couldn’t come up with anything. Vehicle is a 2003 Chilkoot auto. A few months ago I had the ABS light come on. It’s been intermittently turning on and off since. Sometimes restarting the vehicle clears it sometimes it doesn’t. I took it to a shop a few weeks ago and they pulled codes 1 and 5, which according to their book doesn’t exist... They then took it for a drive around the lot with the scanner plugged in and said that all 4 wheel sensors were functioning normally. I continued to drive it for the following month and the light actually turned off for a number of weeks. A few days ago it came on again. Can’t seem to link it to any types of driving conditions etc. anybody have any experience with something like this? Maybe the ABS Controller? It’s also temporarily disabled the 4wd system in the past but that was solved by simply restarting the vehicle. Any thoughts/past experience would be really appreciated!
  7. dezm

    WTB: R50 off-road bumper

    Giving this a bump!
  8. I’ve been watching this thread from afar since I bought my 03 R50 last spring. Awesome progress and I’ve only become more and more interested in purchasing the end product(s) when you decide to make them available. I’m most interested in a light weight winch bumper at the moment but I really like the looks of that rear as well! Im liking the idea of a road trip down to Arizona next spring
  9. If you end up mounting them please report back with pics [emoji16] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. Subbed as I’m also looking at this tire size. Currently running 245/75/16 BFG KO2 on stock rims and have just a tiny bit of space under the strut. Thinking I’ll probably get a set of 4” BS Pro Comp Steelies regardless (so I can run chains during the winter), but curious to know if they’d fit without. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. dezm

    WTB: R50 off-road bumper

    Hey all, I’m looking to buy an ARB or similar bumper for a 2003 Pathy, interested in custom built one options. Used or new. Long shot but I thought I’d throw this up here anyways I’m located in Vancouver BC but would be willing to drive and pickup (US ok)
  12. dezm

    Water Prep

    Good to know! I think I read somewhere that the front breather was already located pretty high up in the engine bay. Is that why you only did the rear?
  13. dezm

    Water Prep

    I too would be curious to hear others input on this, and specific breather kits that have worked well? Would also be interested to hear if anyone here has installed the R50 snorkel from 4x4 parts and what their experience with it has been. https://www.4x4parts.com/i-18980358-r50-pathfinder-snorkel.html
  14. dezm

    mjotrainbrain's Build Thread

    If you came a across the part number that would be great! The series 51 are the wheels I’m looking at. Thanks for the info. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. dezm

    mjotrainbrain's Build Thread

    Hey big fan of your truck! This thread has given me some valuable info. I might have missed it earlier in the thread but I was wondering if you had any issues with the 15" rims rubbing on your brake calipers. I've seen a few guys on here who have 15" wheels on their facelift R50's and it seems only some of them have rubbing issues. Do yours clear fine due to the backspacing?

Welcome to NPORA Forums


Please REGISTER to gain full access to the forum.

Make sure you read the Forum Guidelines and don't forget to post a new intro in the New People Start Here! section, to say hi too everyone.