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  1. Repair Questions
    I was checking my fluids today since I am almost due for an oil change and I did a transmission fluid service yesterday and I smell the dip stick for freshness. After smelling the engine oil, it smells like straight up gasoline! The color of the oil is still pretty golden light brown. The...
  2. Repair Questions
    I just put fuel in my 2015 Xterra for the first time. I noticed there's no structure in the fuel filler opening to only allow an unleaded gasoline nozzle to be inserted. The fuel filler neck is just wide open. A clutz could shove a diesel nozzle in there and happily pump the tank full of...
  3. Modification Questions
    We all know the X has famously horrible gas milage. I've read some decent accounts of people improving their milage via after-market products. My questions: 1. what parts of my X are effecting my milage. (my knowledge is limited to the obvious) 2. what are the most effective products out...
  4. General Discussions
    So we all know that the Xterra gets terrible millage and I have excepted this truth. I was averaging about 14mpg to about 17mpg which I am perfectly fine with. But this Winter my millage has dropped to about 10mpg and I have only been getting about 200miles per tank consistently for about the...
  5. General Discussions
    Hello everybody, I am having a problem with my 2004 Nissan Xterra. I have a 4 cylinder engine. My gas mileage went from ok to terrible. Now, I know you are going to say its a characteristic of the car but its BAD! I don't expect to be getting the gas mileage of a Toyota Prius but c'mon. I...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hello everybody, I am having a problem with my 2004 Nissan Xterra. I have a 4 cylinder engine. My gas mileage went from ok to terrible. Now, I know you are going to say its a characteristic of the car but its BAD! I don't expect to be getting the gas mileage of a Toyota Prius but c'mon. I...
  7. Trail Gear
    I just saw this over at Club Expo. The AEV 10 Gallon Spare Tire Gas Tank!!!! :dance2-big: http://www.expeditionportal.com/vehicules/84-jeep/443-aev-10-gallon-fuel-tank-expo-exclusive.html "AEV has just announced their new 10.2 gallon fuel tanks and expedition portal has had the first...
  8. Performance Mods
    Ok fellas (and ladies), what's your view/opinion/experience with converting vehicle engines over to running on vapor instead of injected fuel? I have been doing the homework for quite a long time but haven't had the funds or opportunity to try any of it myself. I do a lot of DIY projects...
  9. Modification Questions
    I have a 2002 Nissan Xterra Automatic and looking on ways to improve Horsepower, Sound and Gas Mileage any ideas? I was looking at some of the Chips, exhaust systems and Air intakes and i know nothing about them, Any help? I have minor Automotive knowledge, you know change brake line, remove...
  10. General Discussions
    I'm thinking of buying a performance chip to up my gas mileage, but do they work. i'm desperate for better gas mileage i'm only getting 7 MPG city and i don't accelerate over 1500 RPM's.
  11. Modification Questions
    Im looking to chip my 1st gen X and my fathers Jeep Grand Cherokee. We are looking to get better gas mileage. Does anyone know of and have used a chip for either the X or Jeep.
  12. General Discussions
    The question that everyone wants answered... HOW CAN I IMPROVE MY GAS MILEAGE!?!?!?! So has anyone done it to their X? Can I improve my 2000 5-speed's gas mileage? What have you done to improve yours?
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