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  1. 03 extra X parts

    Parts For Sale
    Just about complete, built 1 Xterra out of an 04 and an 03. Came together pretty good. Rattle caned the whole front clip. I'd give it an 8. About to send the 03 off to the crusher, after I get drunk and field beat it lol. It's a salty NY rot box. Anything anyone can think of that I should...
  2. 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...
  3. 2012 Xterra front end collision

    It Won't Start!!!
    Hey all, As soon as the weather breaks here in Alaska im gonna try to get my Xterra back on the road. Im no mechanic but im not inapt with machinery. I'm pretty much starting from scratch on knowledge so i may need directions to find details. I rear ended an old pickup truck doing maybe...
  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. FS - 1st gen Xterra/Frontier rear diff (axle assembly)

    Selling a rear diff assembly off of a 2003 Nissan Xterra SE. Vehicle was super low mileage - only 170,000km. Vehicle was very well taken care of, regular fluid changes! Limited Slip Axle: HG46 (4.636:1 gearing, 33 spline axle) Fits: most 1st gen (2000-2004) Xterra, 1st gen (99-2004)...
  6. Michigan Diesel Tech - New-to-me 2002 Xterra.

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, my name's Alex, and I just recently bought a 2002 Xterra. Having wheeled both an 05 Wrangler and a 13 Outback, I'm excited to see how far this thing will take me. Lockers before light bars lol I plan to lock the front and rear, run 33 or 32" Tires, but keep the center of gravity as low as...
  7. High Idle and Stutter While Stopped; '03 Xterra

    Repair Questions
    Good morning! This is my first post on this forum, and I apologize in advance for any terms I misuse or simply don't know. I'm here to learn, so feel free to correct me! I'm not much of a car guy (yet). I've got an '03 XTerra 3.3L with a VG33E V6 engine, just over 203,000 miles. For the last...
  8. 2011 xterra s 145k miles wont start

    Repair Questions
    I recently replaced my window motors and everything went fine. went to the store and came out to a no start. wiggled around the terminals a bit and she started right up. got home and opened it up, noticed one terminal was corroded, so i swapped it out with a universal. wouldnt start after...
  9. FS - 2000 Xterra - Lots of goodies

    Vehicles For Sale
    2000 Nissan Xterra 4x4 SUV. This truck was built to service a coyote trapping line and was then used as an Overlanding vehicle. There is a lot of custom goodies on this beast and with a little TLC this will be a great vehicle that will last a long time to come. The extras alone on this truck are...
  10. 2004 Nissan Xterra for Sale ! Low low miles

    Vehicles For Sale
    For Sale!! 004 Nissan Xterra. White Low miles ( 82,000) New Bridgestone tires Tow hitch New registration Roof rack Rear wheel drive Original owner Clean title No accidents I love this truck. So solid, reliable. Sad to sell, but I bought a van and can’t afford two cars. $6800.00. Serious...
  11. '02 SC knock sensor relocate question

    Repair Questions
    Which loom do I need to cut into for the relocate? I bought a new tail and sensor off Amazon (link) and was about to cut into the loom (highlighted in red) when all of a sudden I realized I wasn't quite sure if I was in the right place. I watched (this video) on youtube which makes me think I'm...
  12. FS: Bi-xenon projector retrofitted clear headlights, panamera dual shroud, yellow cutoff shield++

    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...
  13. Diesel Overland Xterra Build

    New Member Introductions
    Hi guys I’m completely new to the forum world and I’m building a very rare factory diesel Xterra overland vehicle in the U.S. and wondering if this is a crowd the may appreciate it? Also in the end I will be selling it off. As far as I know this will be only one of two in the United States.
  14. Newbie with a timing chain replacement question

    Repair Questions
    First off, thank you to everyone who answers posts with your valuable info! I've got a 2005 Xterra, V6 that was making the death rattle. I decided to tackle this job to save money. I now know why it costs $1600 to replace the timing chain! I replaced all of the tensioners and guides, and...
  15. E T Best with 2000 Xterra

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all! I am Emmanuel. You can call me E T Best. I am new on this platform. I Just got a Nissan Xterra 2000 model. I am from Nigeria and I would love to interact with you all. I have always loved Nissans and BMWs. This is my first Nissan product. Hope to learn a lot about the xterra from you...
  16. In search of an Xterra

    General Discussions
    Hello all, I'm currently searching for a 2007+ Xterra. I'm finding quite of few 2006-2009 Xterra's out there that are affordably priced. I've read good things about these SUVs. One thing is bugging me though. I've come across the transmission or SMOD problem on the 2005-2010 Xterra models. I've...
  17. New 2000 Xterra owner

    New Member Introductions
    Just picked it up cheap with 110,000 miles on. Bumpers have been painted light grey, but that will be redone this weekend. Interior is in great condition. Has a few issues I hope to sort out. Front washer not squirting. A/C compressor turning on and off randomly. Valve cover leaking. Love it so far.
  18. Please help! 1.5 Gen Xterra Clunk / Something loose

    Repair Questions
    Hey folks! I have a 2003 Xterra SE 4WD Supercharged. About 192k on it. My family is the original owners, I inherited it from my mother. This problem started to occur after I became very comfortable taking the X on the logging trails and the local "Pipeline" for offroading. My original concern...
  19. VG33E Intake Manifold & Valve Cover Bolt Sizes?

    Scheduled or Preventive Maintenance
    Hi All, Does anyone have a diagram, parts list, or just know what the bolt sizes and bolt grades are for the upper and lower intake manifold and valve covers on the VG33E engine? I am planning on replacing the knock sensor and leaky valve cover gaskets on the 2003 Xterra XE and would also...
  20. 2002 Xterra SE V6 A/T Misfire/Stalling

    Repair Questions
    I have a 2002 Xterra and it is showing a cylinder 3 misfire, knock sensor, and P1490 code on my scan app. My mechanic checked the plugs, and wires, cap and rotor, and fuel injector. He told me they were all ok, and that it was the "computer". Im assuming he means the ECU. I am thinking about...