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    Thread: The Nissan only thread

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      10-10-2011 11:31 AM #71
      Pff, Nissans? They're absolute garbage, can't wheel one of those! It'd never work! Yeah, they have crap aftermarket compared to a Toyota or Jeep but there is one. The weak idler arm? There are braces for that. Crap IFS? Solid axle swap is very easy if you wanted to but I've throughly beat the piss out of the IFS on this one and at the moment all I need is to put tension rod bushings on it.

      The biggest problem with them, is that they're crazy expensive to re-gear and locker selection sucks. I got lucky mine's been geared already so I'll be fine when 33's are in place of the current 32" tires. My stock auto-hubs are crap, getting swapped for mile markers this week. We'll see how she does snow wheeling this winter, may get the rear end welded for that, especially if I don't get some better tires.

      It may be slow, but at least it's ugly!

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      10-18-2011 09:00 PM #72


      Stock for now ... and little brothers truck.
      Last edited by Martinus; 10-18-2011 at 09:06 PM.

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      10-18-2011 10:22 PM #73
      Got my 33's and new hubs on. Nice to have some real tires and hubs that actually lock in when you're in 4 wheel.

      It may be slow, but at least it's ugly!

    4. 11-25-2011 12:57 AM #74
      Is anyone running 31s or 32s at stock height on a hardbody? Any issues?

      For kicks

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      11-25-2011 03:38 PM #75
      Quote Originally Posted by 7JAD3 View Post
      Is anyone running 31s or 32s at stock height on a hardbody? Any issues?

      For kicks
      I have 31s on my 91 pathfinder. In fact, it is the stock size. And I believe the 4x4 hardbodies body sits higher than the pathfinders.
      -Jon

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      11-27-2011 06:19 PM #76
      Quote Originally Posted by 7JAD3 View Post
      Is anyone running 31s or 32s at stock height on a hardbody? Any issues?

      For kicks
      33x12.5 Super Swamper TSL's at stock height, minor trimming/beating. The pic of my truck at the top of the page is with 32x11.5's and bone stock.




      Oh yeah, if anyone's considering MileMarker hubs for their rig, might want to re-think it unless you're running stock size tires.
      It may be slow, but at least it's ugly!

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      11-30-2011 09:48 PM #77
      Well that sucks that they already failed!
      I was thinking of doing the same on my '91 Pathfinder with 33's.
      I really wish everyone would update their location in their profile!

      Someone buy my car already!!

      Always looking for free firewood to feed my hungry wood stove!

    8. 12-01-2011 05:31 PM #78
      Thanks for the pictures and info. Trike Kid




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      12-01-2011 06:14 PM #79
      Quote Originally Posted by unimogken View Post
      Well that sucks that they already failed!
      I was thinking of doing the same on my '91 Pathfinder with 33's.
      If your auto hubs work, keep them, otherwise, try to find a set of stock Hardbody manual hubs, that's what I'm currently on the hunt for. The Warns are in-between strength wise, but stock is strongest as with most Japanese trucks. I should have taken the fact that one stock auto hub weighs as much as 2 mile-markers as a sign and just sent them back to 4wp.
      Last edited by Trike Kid; 12-01-2011 at 06:16 PM.
      It may be slow, but at least it's ugly!

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    11. 12-13-2011 11:45 AM #81









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      12-27-2011 01:03 PM #82
      My buddy's Pathfinder. Some nice suspension work done to it.


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      01-14-2012 11:06 PM #84
      Heres my 91 31x10.50s on cranked torsions. I resparyed it very quickly with some leftover vw/porsche ppg paint I had. Typical rust but runs like a champ



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      01-15-2012 09:05 PM #86
      Diggin all this Nissan love

      This one is mine. D44 front, locked, 35" BFG muds, 14" travel Bilsteins, Jeep Wagoneer front springs, 3" or 4" lift coils out back






      Chicks dig flex



    17. 03-16-2012 02:23 PM #87
      This thread needs love.









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      03-16-2012 08:29 PM #88
      Quote Originally Posted by 7JAD3 View Post

      Do you know Aaron "Penski" ?

    19. 03-17-2012 01:19 PM #89
      I do not. However I have followed multiple postings of the truck.
      Last edited by 7JAD3; 02-07-2013 at 01:52 PM.

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      03-21-2012 05:34 PM #90
      Quote Originally Posted by matsayz1 View Post
      Do you know Aaron "Penski" ?
      I know him

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      03-27-2012 08:20 PM #91
      Just picked her up.98 4x4 5 speed. Once the project in the garage goes off to paint(next week)looking into 2-3" lift and some nobbier tires and enjoying the summer...

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      03-28-2012 03:41 PM #92
      Quote Originally Posted by 1sikgti View Post
      Just picked her up.98 4x4 5 speed. Once the project in the garage goes off to paint(next week)looking into 2-3" lift and some nobbier tires and enjoying the summer...

      That gen. pathy looks cool and the bells n whistles are cool, but why did they have to be unibody?!
      On a related note, I'll be doing a straight axle swap on a '97 here in a few months...

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      03-28-2012 04:06 PM #93
      I am happy with it.Obviously die hard off road enthusiast prefer a straight axle set up. I won't be doing more then some light off roading, trail driving and or possibly snow when it occurs. With 2-3" lift and better tires, should suit what I intend to do with it, perfectly. I bought it on a whim, always liked em, just said, eff it and bought 1 lol.
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    24. 09-16-2012 03:21 PM #94
      Mine:


      Daily driver

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      09-18-2012 04:01 PM #95
      Quote Originally Posted by 7JAD3 View Post
      Mine:


      Daily driver
      ^^
      Snoqualmie pass?

    26. 09-23-2012 01:46 AM #96
      Yes! Well, the first picture. The second in near Nine Mile Falls, WA.
      Cat was even on tow during that Snoqualmie shot

    27. 09-30-2012 07:35 PM #97
      From Baywatch

      Others...





      I feel like I post a lot in this thread.

    28. 02-07-2013 01:50 PM #98


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      03-04-2013 07:29 PM #99
      So I had a bunch of money saved to buy a second car, work changed their minds about use of our company vehicles after hours. I was ready to pull the trigger on a Eurovan, when my mother in law gave us her 1987 Nissan extended cab 4x4! It's an XE with the dog slow twin plug 2.4 liter 4 cyl, but it only has 99k miles. It was my late father in law's, and she told us long ago that it was ours in her will. 5 speed, manual everything, they bought it new about two miles from where she still lives. I have been driving it occasionally since I met my now wife in 1990. I'll post some pics later tonight.

      It has some rust in the front fenders, the speedo always says you are going 35, the suspension creaks a lot, and the paint is oxidized pretty bad. Other issues just from sitting around all the time. Interior is mint. Going to get the Calmini lift, probably a body lift as well. 33x12.5/15's on 15x12 Bart steel wheels (I unapologetically love the Hawaiian lift style), and Hanneman 4" wider fiberglass front fenders and bed sides. Not going to go crazy wheeling this thing, yet. lol

      Any tips? I have had a few 4x4's, but haven't modified them much. Also haven't modded anything japanese before.

    30. 03-15-2013 02:04 PM #100
      Sort of responded on your thread. But for anyone else reading that might be interested; check out these links:
      www.infamousnissan.com
      https://www.4x4parts.com/nissan/
      http://forums.nicoclub.com/nissan-trucks-forum.html
      Good info and parts sourcing...


      Another island truck

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      03-31-2013 03:42 PM #101
      Xterra question:

      Anyone have any experience with the more modern Xterras? say post 2002 ... thanks

      Ill start a thread on the subject

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      06-16-2013 04:18 PM #102
      Quote Originally Posted by autopulse View Post
      Xterra question:

      Anyone have any experience with the more modern Xterras? say post 2002 ... thanks

      Ill start a thread on the subject

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      07-19-2013 08:48 AM #103
      My new aquisition:

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      11-30-2013 08:56 PM #104


      My x a few days ago. I still need repaint the rear bumper. Got this hatch off a truck at the junkyard. The 'xterra se' emblems are in the wrong spot (as was the Nissan emblem) and it bugs me to no end. Loving it this winter though.

    35. 12-22-2013 08:25 AM #105
      Patrols can also swim!


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