Jump to content

Due to a hardware failure on the hosts systems, all posts and messages created between May 26th and Jan 13th have been lost. Additionally, if you joined the NPORA Forums community during that time, you'll need to re-register. -NPORA Mod Team *Updated: 05/19/2022 12:15AM PST


  • Posts

  • Joined

  • Last visited

About cdhicks99

  • Birthday 03/24/1978

Previous Fields

  • Your Pathfinder Info
    1994 LE...kinda 1995 SE....New (almost)
  • Place of Residence
    S. Central...TN
  • Mechanical Skill Level
    Standalone Tool Chest Mechanic
  • Your Age
  • What do you consider yourself?
    Weekend Warrior
  • Model
  • Year

Contact Methods

  • Website URL
  • ICQ

Profile Information

  • Gender
  • Location
    S. Mid TN

Recent Profile Visitors

3,877 profile views

cdhicks99's Achievements

NPORA Old-Timer

NPORA Old-Timer (5/5)



  1. Call me old school but. Motor Oil: anything 10w40 with a bottle of STP Manual Transmission: anything 85w Trasfer Case: see above Rear Diff: see above Front Diff: see above Other? I think people spend too much time worrying about fluid brands.
  2. B if you were closer I'd hit you up for your MT.....cause this AT sh** sucks. but I still love my pathy!
  3. Yeah, nothing came up on the self-check. Reading the FSM it looks like the valve body AGAIN! I just ordered a new one from W.I.T. I am going to attempt to change it with the tranny still in the truck
  4. Well tranny and engine are in. Unfortunatly it wont shift from 2-3.... and the saga continues....
  5. I have just finished building mine, but I haven't got it back in yet (pulled engine too). I would not recommend it unless you have some transmission experience, luckily for me my buddy had built several Chevy trannys. He and I agree we would never do it again due to the fact we had a lot of trouble finding a good valve body. I have never read anything on here about the valve bodies however we kept finding damaged plungers etc. If I have any more tranny issues I will be converting to a manual trans.
  6. I am in a shop miles away from my fsm. Can someone please message me the torque specs for the upper plenum to manifold. I would be forever indebted to anyone that can help.
  7. FYI Thorley does not make the ceramic coated headers anymore for the WD21, it is actually a nickel coating that is designed to heat up and meld into the steel pipe. That said I am currently working on the exact same issue, I am going to be checking with a professional welder to see what if any problems the nickel will pose. Stay tuned.
  8. As for an update to the chaos that began as a simple tranny rebuild and header install. (Two weekends I told my wife) As you can tell from the previous posts the rebuild was not exactly cut-and-dry. I ended up having to use the valve body from my 94 as the other two valve bodies had stuck valves that could not not be moved at all. Luckily (or unluckily) last Fri. the 94 died on my wife with an exploded front pump, providing the afor mentioned valve body. The 94 also had a brand-new alternator (1 day old) so that will be going into the 95. While under the 95 I noticed the valve covers have been leaking terribly which saturated the starter, again luckily the 94 has a fairly new starter. Of course the right rear manifold stud was broken on the 95. While removing the manifolds two more snapped on the right and two on left. Removing these was too much to handle in the vehicle, so the engine has now been pulled which should make things a little easier. Needless to say my two weekend project has been extended with no set date to finally get to drive my latest "great deal". Side notes: The 94 will finally get what it's been waiting years for....custom frame, SB Chevy/350T/Atlas(or 203/205), D44/Ford 9". I will NEVER mess with another Nissan AT, if the 95's tranny goes again it will get a MT!
  9. OK, the tranny is done with the exception of the harness that goes into the side. Upon trying to remove it from two different trannys, the little tits that hold it in have broke on both (high heat damage I believe). Anyone else had this problem? Any suggestions for a leak-free fix?
  10. I have yet another problem. I can't get the aluminum plugs out of the valve body that I am supposed to replace with new steel ones. Any ideas? If so msg me plz so it will come to my phone.
  11. No, I will have to take pics tomorrow I guess.
  12. NZ, in the shift kit it shows a plunger that I'm supposed to flatten dimples on, where exactly is that plunger located? It doesn't give any diagrams regarding where to get it, only how to fix it...
  13. OK. I received my master kit and shift kit Thurs. last night me and a buddy tore it down, got it cleaned, and got the reverse pack back together. *Anyone attempting a rebuild should keep in mind, you will need a press for the direct and forward clutch packs* I am hoping to have the trans together tonight and the valve body should get done tomorrow. I will not be dropping the existing tranny until my Headers get here next week. As much as I wish I could drive it next week it looks like next weekend at least. **Big props to TerranoNZ, who has been a huge help. Thanks again man!**
  14. LOL at the the US most viewed sites. porn, porn, not porn, porn, porn, ...

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.



  • Create New...