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adamzan last won the day on November 27

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About adamzan

  • Birthday October 15

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    1995 SE V6 5 Speed. 3" SL with 33x10.5 BFG KO2.
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    Ottawa Ontario, Canada
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    Serious Off Road Enthusiast
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  1. I'm pretty sure they are the same for the VG30 and 33. You can also check nissan part numbers at courtesyparts.com.
  2. Pulled mine into the garage for the winter. I've committed myself to a DIY restore of the thing. So that will start with replacing the crunched in drivers rear quarter behind the tire. Had another member here slice the part off of their parts rig so hopefully that goes okay. I will post pictures of course.
  3. Since you're in Ontario, I have a spare glove box from my parts truck that you can have, if you end up breaking yours. From my 94 round dash.
  4. It is the door lock timer box itself. Mine did it as well. Only in the cold weather, it was due to the solder joints cracking on the board. I re flowed the solder on them and never had another problem. IIRC it is behind the panel in the drivers side cargo area. Just have someone actuate the locks and you'll hear it.
  5. I know some of them didn't come with the bulb for the engine light or the label for it, but apparently if you take the cluster out and fill in any missing bulbs, one of them is actually the engine light. Dumb, I know.
  6. While it sounds like it is the issue they have, it certainly isn't a common failure point on the 2001+ RE4R01A. There are loads of first gen xterras around with 250K+ on the original transmission. When my 1995 lost reverse it would work fine in the cold when the fluid was thick. But I believe it is more a varnish issue than broken parts, simply because adding a can of seafoam trans tune would literally "Fix" it for months at a time. OP I would try flushing the fluid out and testing the line pressure. If it's low, you know where to go from there.
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    New Engine?

    The xterra hoses are pretty different, I have an xterra and a pathfinder. Pathfinder uses banjo bolts while the xterra has a flared fitting, like a large brake line to the steering box. A lot easier to just use the adapter (which really is just a new balancer your pulley set bolts to), than futz around with making custom ps and ac lines. Plus I didn't have to discharge my aircon. I just want what drops in the easiest and won't be too much hassle for anyone in the future who has to order parts or work on it.
  8. Did you use an oem distributor or an aftermarket? The aftermarket ones are dodgy at best, I had to warranty mine 3 times before I got a good one. The 2nd one lasted 10km...
  9. Easier to just remove the plenum. It isn't that hard and your hands will thank you.
  10. If you have the adjustable shocks still there's a good chance they are pretty worn out by now. If you can find some new old stock they are great if not the bilstein ones make an excellent replacement.
  11. adamzan

    New Engine?

    For the 3.3 swap, if you want to keep all the VG30 accessories you can get a pulley adapter for the crank from Mr.510. Not sure if he has them in stock but he did have an ebay store.
  12. I love the detail going into this build. I'm more of a slap the new parts in and install it kinda guy. Admire your patience.
  13. I might delete on those lines next time I'm in there. Not sure about you but I don't like patching frames anymore so I don't drive my current wd21 in the winter salt lol.
  14. The aftermarket distributors are hit and miss. They don't usually fail on the VG30, that's more of a VG33 thing. The bearing fails and causes the optical sensor to read wrong.
  15. Yeah, if you're losing fuel pressure immediately, there's either a leak somewhere in the lines or the unit in the tank itself. I have seen on some vehicles the rubber hose connected to the pump inside the tank deteriorate over time causing this. But it usually comes with a really hard start condition too. The MAF wiring was a known issue on these trucks. Right at the connector and wiggling it did temporarily resolve it for a lot of people. So you might want to look there.

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