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  1. No Dome Lights - Need Ideas

    How To's, DIY and Write ups
    I recently purchased a 2012 XTerra X and so far love the vehicle! It did not come with the usual front seat dome lights/sunglasses storage in the ceiling. There are no interior lights for the front seat. I tried some stick up light but they didn’t adhere well to the headliner, and I don’t want...
  2. 2002 Xterra Stereo Install

    Modification Questions
    So the last few days I've been working on installing a Pioneer FH-X700 I bought from crutchfield. I've been able to get the stereo to work but my speakers wont play music after I wired them up. The only problem I can think of is that i need to run power and 2 extra wires I have from my wiring...
  3. Aftermarket head unit/speakers

    How To's, DIY and Write ups
    I'm interested in replacing the stock stereo/head unit thing and using a better and more powerful one. I enjoy listening to music on systems that don't sound like garbage, and those of you who have a 2001 know just how poop the speakers are. I've been seeing these harnesses that don't require...
  4. Easy How to: Installing color changing LED's

    How To's, DIY and Write ups
    This works for both 1st and 2nd gen Xterras. I used mine to light up the area where your feet are, but you could put the lights anywhere. This project shouldnt take any longer than 45 minutes. Its a fun little thing to do on a Sunday since football season isnt for another 14 weeks. You will...
  5. How To: Megaphone under hood install

    How To's, DIY and Write ups
    Hey guys, after a quick search I didn’t find anything quite like what I did to my xterra a few weeks back to I thought I would share. This will work for and 2nd gen xterra. FOR 1ST GEN's: After looking at a picture of a 1st gen engine compartment, i think this could work if you installed it on...
  6. Installing the Browning Gun Handle Shift Knob

    How To's, DIY and Write ups
    I own a 2012 Pro-4X. The stock shift knob in my Xterra was really bland looking and didn't do much along the lines of comfort. I decided to change things up a bit and install this universal-fit Browning knob. Not only does it match the interior perfectly, but the fit is nearly perfect as...
  7. Fog light questions

    Modification Questions
    Ok so I got an xterra for my birthday but I got the bare bone one cuz that was all I was able to afford Iran 08 model base so 2wd. My question was if I was able to put fogs on my car even though it didn't come with it. And second one was I found a light bar that goes in the mouth of the bumper...
  8. front brakes '2007' grinding after install.

    Repair Questions
    ok any help would be good. did new brakes and rotors from autozone.. . i got the gold ceramic ones. they are making grinding noises now and they smoked after i drove around the block. the sliders are not stuck. any ideas? i have to take the tires off tommorow i found a spring clip from the...
  9. Horn Talk

    Modification Questions
    As many of you most likely know, Xterra horns sck (at least 1st gens). I am looking to upgrade my horn. I don't want to put in an air horn set up, I just want to unplug mine and plug another one in. This said I know just as much about horns as I do brain surgery, absolutely nothing. To put it...
  10. HOW TO - 1.5 Gen iPod/Smartphone Mount

    How To's, DIY and Write ups
    Some back story: For years, I kept my iPod cradled in the cup holder of my old Corolla while playing music. This worked, but I wanted something A) better looking, (since I was upgrading rides), and B) something that wasn't also used for drinks. Hence, my quest for a mounting solution in the X...
  11. Shocks and Struts

    Modification Questions
    Hey guys, Quick question, I have a 2005 Xterra SE and I want to replace the shocks and struts, maybe give them a little upgrade as well. Only problem is that I dont know what size comes standard on the that year of X. I wasn't able to find them online either. Does anyone know what size is on...
  12. MonsterBandit's CB install

    ok so im catching up with some mods that happened while i was here it is...this work was not done by myself it was out-sourced to Imagine Audio in Cherry Hill, NJ...i know prop points goes down but i wasnt confident enough to do it myself (besides if they f'd up my headliner it was on...
  13. speaker install

    ICE - In Car Entertainment
    hey guys i am looking to replace the factory speakers but i am not to sure on what to look for. i know the front speakers are 6x9 and the rear speakers are 6.5. is it true that you want 2 way speaker in the front and 3 or 4 way speakers in the back? thanks for the help