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  1. Wild Coast X build thread

    Member's Xterras
    Been on the forum for a while, figured I might as well (finally) post some pics of my X and start this build thread! I'm in British Columbia, Canada. I got the X a couple of years ago and it has been a trusty exploration machine, getting me to some high and remote places. I've been wrenching on...
  2. Can I Fit 33s With Just a 3 Inch Suspension Lift?

    Offroad Suspension & Steering
    I have a 3 inch Ac suspension lift. Wondering if I can fit 33s on my truck without adding a body lift.
  3. 1st gen Lower control arm bolt

    Repair Questions
    Hey guy. New to the forum here. 1st gen 2004 NissanXterra Question on the lower control arm bolt that connects to the mount of the T-Bar. I’ve done some searching on threads and know that the bolt can be super stubborn and almost impossible to remove. But I couldn’t find anything on were to...
  4. Transmission clunk+shake on cold start?

    General Discussions
    2004 1st gen Xterra, supercharged. My transmission is making an audible clunk and making the whole car shake when switching from P to R, from R to D and back, etc (basically shifting gears while stationary). Only does this when the car is cold (after sitting overnight). After the car is driven...
  5. Help with 1st gen ECM removal

    Repair Questions
    My 2001 Xterra was recently smacked with floodwater while it was sitting in my driveway. The engine didn't take on water, and I got it to run for 5-10 minutes after letting it dry out for a few days, but the ECM decided to self destruct in the process. I would like to replace it with one from a...
  6. Misfire on warm start, 1st gen,vacuum leak

    Repair Questions
    Hello everyone, Hope everything is well. I’d like to share my experience on the misfiring when start the car after 20-30 min of parking. Hope this can help someone bugged by this issue. Short version: check for vacuum leaks. Mine had a tear on the rubber intake duct, and after changing the...
  7. Xoskel 1st Gen Lo-Pro Light Cage - wanted

    Exterior Mods
    Hello, I am a new owner of a 2003 Nissan Xterra. It came with a great OEM brush/grille guard. I am now looking for a Xoskel 1st Gen Lo-Pro Light Cage for the roof or something equivalent. If you have one for sale for a 1st. Gen Xterra, please let me know. Thanks Dave
  8. Anyone try a Ebay Radiator support?

    Repair Questions
    Yo, has anyone tried the EBAY radiator support for a 2004 xterra yet? I found one for a very good price that includes shipping costs. It's the whole assembly too, base, sides, top etc...
  9. Donnelly auto dimming rear view mirror not working

    Repair Questions
    I recently purchased a used 2004 Xterra SE/XE 3.3L and it has what looks like a factory installed Donnelly auto dimming rear view mirror (might also have a compass and temp guage) but it hasn't worked since day 1. I recently redid the headliner and found the wires running out of the back of the...
  10. Intermittent grinding/buzzing up front.

    Repair Questions
    Hello everyone, I'm a proud new owner of a 2004 XE v6 Automatic 4-speed that kinda fell into my lap while looking for an older beater for my wife. To be clear the Xterra is MINE. I am a avid fan of all things driven on wheels with motors and do as much mechanical work by myself as my current...
  11. New to the Xterra girl!!

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all! I'm excited to say that as of this past Sunday, my 23rd birthday, I am now a glowing Xterra owner!! I knew what I wanted months ago and would not settle for anything else. First gen, yellow. On my birthday, I took a ride a couple of hours north near Atlanta, Georgia, and bought my...
  12. 2004 xterra fog lights

    Exterior Lighting
    Does anyone know where I could find a factory kit for adding fog lights to the '04 xterra, or even a good aftermarket kit for adding some?
  13. Passenger Fog Light Wiring(02 XE)

    Repair Questions
    I recently bought a 2002 Xterra and I thought the passenger fog light was just burnt out, however when I went to replace the bulb I had noticed some wires hanging that were not attached to anything. I switched the bulb and it still does not work. The driver side works just fine. Here are some...
  14. Build thread - '02 XE/SC

    Member's Xterras
    First pick of my 02 XE/SC after I got er. Beaut of a sunset on the Front Range of CO.
  15. Timing belt woes

    General Discussions
    Background info: About a month ago my DD broke down for good (multiple problems) and I bought a 2000 Xterra from a used car lot on a whim. The X looks like it has been very well taken care of, inside and out. Any parts that were replaced are obviously brand new. After many unsuccessful attempts...
  16. Shocks by application for lifted 1st Gen Xterra

    Offroad Suspension & Steering
    I'm sure this information is already here somewhere, but after exhaustive searching, I give up. I've seen this info a dozen times, but can't find it when I need it. What I am looking for is the application information for shocks for our lifted X's ie. Rear shocks for a 99 Tacoma 4x4 V6 (which...
  17. New 03 Xterra Owner from Pittsburgh!

    New Member Introductions
    Hails! I bought a used 2003 Xterra about a month ago, and since then, I've been glued to this forum! I'm really digging the community and all the information I've been learning! I've never considered any kind of off-roading (I had a Ford Escape a few years ago, and just recently a Kia Sorento)...
  18. VQ56 Titan swap w/ 02 xterra.

    Modification Questions
    My research here is minimal and I am just starting to dig for specifics. I was Thinking diesel for a while but today the local dealer told me it would fit. My first two questions to get out of the way were; is there room in the compartment and can the rear end handle it. Dealerships mechanic...
  19. 1st Generation Xterra Lo Pro Lightcage

    Exterior Lighting
    I've been lookin for a minute for a good wire route on a first gen but havn't found much. Any suggestions?
  20. Skid Row Skid Plates

    Parts For Sale
    I have a set of 4 Skid Row skid plates for a 1st gen X sitting in my parent's garage that I need to get rid of asap, I'm not sure which ones have the hardware and which ones don't but I will know in the next few days. They are in perfect condition except they will need to be repainted. They are...