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  1. Modification Questions
    I have had my 01 X for about 3 years and one of the first things I did was install a push start ignition button with RFID key fob. Install worked a dream and it functions perfectly. I have it to where I can put my keychain or wallet in the change tray, the reader reads the fob, apply brake, and...
  2. Modification Questions
    Curious if anyone has put and engine oil cooler on their first gen, 1st gens tend to run hot a tad hot on not a ton of oil so I wanted to see what would be involved in putting a mini radiator up the the engine oil. I’ve seen little sandwich adapters online for the filter but im not sure if there...
  3. Repair Questions
    I know this was a common problem for the first gens up north due to the salt and sanding but any recommendations on how to go about replacing or repairing my 03' Xterra XE's rocker panels? Order new ones and cutting them out or salvage the original ones if possible? I've done all the mechanical...
  4. Repair Questions
    Has anyone replaced the 3 coolant lines under the plenum on a first gen? If so what size are they and how long are they? I don't want to remove the plenum to find out and then have to get 25 miles in to town to get a pice of hose. Thanks
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hello! I am a student at CU Boulder studying aerospace and decided to take advantage of my time in Colorado and get into some off-roading. Found this forum looking for a first gen buyers guide to help with the decision on a 2002 SE S/C. The one here was top notch and helped a lot to see what to...
  6. Offroad Wheels & tires
    Hey X fam, It’s that time again to buy new tires. And I did. After much research and a bit of saving. I decided to purchase… Goodyear Wrangler Ultra Terrain upgraded my stock to 265 75 16 in SL My 03 X is not only my DD but, I do a lot of camping as well. After researching so many forums, I...
  7. Repair Questions
    new kid here. 2000 4wd. 189k miles. second owner. clutch pedal is not returning to the up (non depressed) position, however, is coming back about half way. Clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder (on trans) changed and bled. Truck is driveable, barely. Any suggestions? Anyone else have...
  8. Modification Questions
    I’m currently going through my suspension and going through ways I can improve it. And I’m excited about revolving shackles and longer shocks for the rear. Now I’m curious about the front end and how I can improve it. I’m currently riding stock height with 31’s. If I found a way to increase down...
  9. Member's Xterras
    Man it’s looking like a LOT of work ahead but I know I’ll love every minute of it (going to get rid of those side rails and mud flaps asap)
  10. Vehicles For Sale
    as you can see I am brand new to the forum. truth be told I am not an "Xterra guy", but I thought there would be no better place to sell my first gen Xterra. It has higher miles, 260,xxx on the V6. The engine runs smooth, however I have no documentation of when or if the timing belt has...
  11. Repair Questions
    My 02 has 2 distinct ticking sounds when I start it up. First one is a low drum ticking and then either after acceleration and coming down or sometimes at idle a higher pitched one comes into play but will go away eventually. I did research and I tested the injectors and replaced one which...
  12. Repair Questions
    I have been trying to remove the roof basket and rails to deep clean the roof. One of the basket screws does spin but won’t come out. I dont want to break it unless I seriously have to b/c it cost almost $4 for 1 screw. Can someone help/ explain! The other 3 come out easily. I will attach a...
  13. Modification Questions
    Ive been doing a lot of looking around on this question and havent found many answers, so i figured i would create an account and see what the veterans had to say. Ive removed the front mud flaps and am going to remove the step bars, should the rear plastic piece that has the rear mudflaps and...
  14. General Discussions
    What size tire and wheel can you fit under the truck on the chain. I'd like to try and put 285/70/17 under there if I can.
  15. Exterior Mods
    What light bars would you recommend to run on the front. I still have the stock roof rack.
  16. Repair Questions
    Hey folks, Recently bought a 2002 X. Love this beast, but I'm a noob when it comes to the wrench. I'm learning whatever I can about mechanical maintenance now, and the first thing I did was replace old stock rear stabilizer bar links with fancy new Moog ones. However, once the tires got back on...
  17. Repair Questions
    Okay, I picked up a 2002 VG33ER X with 210k on the body and 170k on the engine (not sure if it’s the original transmission) and I’m pulling my hair about thinking of what I should do with my transmission. It’s an automatic, and the day after I got it my reverse went out. And by went out I mean...
  18. General Discussions
    Hi y’all, I’m not officially an Xterra owner yet but i’m looking to buy one in the next week or so here!! Torn between two models right now and wondering if i can get some advice?? One is an 02 SE supercharged manual trans, with 139k miles. —single owner, looks well maintained. The other is...
  19. Parts For Sale
    Hey Guys, I'm unfortunately selling my truck because my dog hates it. I'm selling my custom-built headlights. Specs: Morimoto Mini-H1 Bi-xenon projectors 7.0 (latest edition) Blacked out Panamera R white LED shroud Blacked out Stock morimoto shroud underneath to cover all gaps Mounted with...
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