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Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Yesterday, 04:52 AM
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Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
If you are looking at an eBay ad...you should...

If you are looking at an eBay ad...you should message the seller. If not, maybe call them on the phone if one is listed.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Yesterday, 04:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 938
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Juster: Do you have the factory manual on this...

Juster: Do you have the factory manual on this rig? If not, email me at adventurebooksofseattle AT G Mail and remind me of your year and model.

Difference between Chiltons and the FSM? The FSM...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Yesterday, 04:33 AM
Replies: 18,273
Views: 1,321,994
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
FYI: About a month ago I saw an Xterra for sale...

FYI: About a month ago I saw an Xterra for sale on Craigslist that claimed to be a SIX speed manual trans. You think that's possible? Can't remember the year, though. Guy wanted $7,500 for it and...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-21-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 938
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
I think on the MAF, it has to come from a 96-97...

I think on the MAF, it has to come from a 96-97 model only. They did a lot of changes in the 96 model year. I think that was the year they switched from TBI to fuel rail?
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-21-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 536
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Do you have the Factory Service Manual for this...

Do you have the Factory Service Manual for this truck? The backfiring and ticking points to bad timing, cap and rotor and plug problem, or distributor/oil pump in wrong position.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-20-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18,273
Views: 1,321,994
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
No. Let Old School Guy say why this is a bad...

No. Let Old School Guy say why this is a bad idea. Battery will go dead, certain gaskets could go brittle from non-heat and non-use. You'll get a year's worth of wear on the engine in seconds the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-20-2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 18,273
Views: 1,321,994
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Foul Mouth - Tell me someone will start your...

Foul Mouth - Tell me someone will start your trucks up every week or so during this storage time? I hope...

What I did today: Finished the body work, mostly touch ups on scratches and new clear...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-20-2018, 02:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 543
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Actually...that piece of crap only had about six...

Actually...that piece of crap only had about six thousand on it when I bought it. At 7,500 it did The Big Death on me. Remember 'Bigfoot's Bank'? Washington Mutual, 'the friend of the family'? (Got...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-20-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 102
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
I don't have a design, but I did do the following...

I don't have a design, but I did do the following to a 1978 Toyota regular bed truck once:

1) Removed the bed. (Duh, I know)

2) Replaced bed with sheet of 3/4" marine plywood and stained and...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-20-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 536
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Good luck. I'm going with VOTS on this one....

Good luck. I'm going with VOTS on this one. Anytime you have a shop that specializes in just ONE part, and they are doing good, and still in business...that is one hell of a good sign. Sounds like...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-20-2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 543
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
The 'You Can Tell HE'S Pretty Old Dept:' The...

The 'You Can Tell HE'S Pretty Old Dept:'

The closest I ever came to buying a new car was when I picked up a 1976 Fiat Sedan, the two door, little boxy job. Had less than ten thousand miles on it....
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-20-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 200
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Any chance a dented exhaust pipe could be causing...

Any chance a dented exhaust pipe could be causing this? Do you hear it under the truck, or near the rear of the truck?
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-17-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 200
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
I have not heard of this problem, but I have...

I have not heard of this problem, but I have never owned anything in Nissan that didn't have a timing chain. (Wife has 98 Pathy, though)

You might want to try to post a video of it making the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-15-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18,273
Views: 1,321,994
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Finished dealing with scratches and a couple of...

Finished dealing with scratches and a couple of tiny rust spots with the usual stuff. Applying clear coat, even on the matching canopy. Should have the Teal Terror looking better by tomorrow night...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-13-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
One of things that's good to check on old...

One of things that's good to check on old canopies is:

1) Clean window tracks and put lube in the tracks.

2) If they have screening, and the screening is going bad...just rip it out and then...
Forum: Exterior & Paint and Body 10-13-2018, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Hey Old Grey...unfortunately this question is...

Hey Old Grey...unfortunately this question is beyond my pay grade. I will bump it though, to see if you get an answer.

Tell you a cool thing I saw mounted for a back bumper one time though...
...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-11-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 177
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
If you can't get the oil filter off, get a really...

If you can't get the oil filter off, get a really long screwdriver, put it into that sucker, and use a small hammer to punch it in gently and free it. As soon as it breaks, do the rest of the removal...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-11-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 93
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Yes. That's because you removed some components...

Yes. That's because you removed some components needed for this truck to run properly.

No kidding. When you start pulling stuff going to the gas tank, this means you will have vacuum problems...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-11-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 204
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Take it OFF the truck first, clean it up REALLY...

Take it OFF the truck first, clean it up REALLY good, put it on Craigslist as fitting the type of truck you have now. Ask $200/OBO.

It will sell. After you clean it, make sure to take plenty of...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-08-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
There is no center hole access to your...

There is no center hole access to your tire-lowering screw. It should be center.

Crawl under the truck. Hit the slotted screw that lowers your spare with spray lube. Not PB, just WD 40 or...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-08-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 536
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Yes. Buy a cheap code reader from Amazon. Welcome...

Yes. Buy a cheap code reader from Amazon. Welcome to the 1996-97 club. Fuel injection by fuel rail, a computer you can plug into to down by your fuse box. Change the oil by putting in a quart of...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-07-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18,273
Views: 1,321,994
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Changed oil using Hyperlube and Castrol. New...

Changed oil using Hyperlube and Castrol. New plugs as well. Sanded and painted the battery support plate, or whatever you call that. I bought some paint from the pro shop down the street that deals...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-05-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18,273
Views: 1,321,994
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Hellas. Hell, yeah. The LED systems throw a...

Hellas. Hell, yeah.

The LED systems throw a lot of light but little of a beam.

You can do the conversion for the high def lights you see on folks' rigs that will blind you.

Or you can go...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-04-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 739
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
What SBJ said... I want to give my standard...

What SBJ said...

I want to give my standard advice to anyone who pulls a front cover from a Nissan four banger: Put a blanket or a towel below it on the ground. Or be VERY careful not to drop it....
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 10-04-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 739
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
It's not really that hard to tell if you get it...

It's not really that hard to tell if you get it wrong on the spindle. One way that helps is to bring the engine up to absolute TDC using the feel-the-piston-in-the-spark-plug-hole method using a long...
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