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Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Today, 03:46 PM
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Posted By chickenfriend
You can also fill from the shifter hole.

You can also fill from the shifter hole.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Today, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 237
Posted By chickenfriend
I did get new gaskets but thought I would try...

I did get new gaskets but thought I would try giving all the screws a tightening on the old ones for the meantime.

I was able to get about a 1/4 turn additional on all of them, so I think that...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Today, 01:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 392
Posted By chickenfriend
Yes. I did have to think about it to figure it...

Yes. I did have to think about it to figure it out, but it becomes self-evident.

The accordion boot goes on as the last thing before the knobs, but the interior rubber apron, aka "insulator" FITS...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Today, 01:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 392
Posted By chickenfriend
Thank you. Just the boot tore. The insulator hole...

Thank you. Just the boot tore. The insulator hole is much bigger.

The transfer lever doesn't enter the trans on the top. It does have boots, but below, for the linkage. Both of the right-angled...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Today, 12:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 392
Posted By chickenfriend
This seemingly endless job continued today. I...

This seemingly endless job continued today. I filled the transmission with 35$ worth of gear oil through the gear shift hole, and re-installed the shift lever. As I mentioned before, I am using the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Today, 12:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 392
Posted By chickenfriend
The truck was out of alignment before the job due...

The truck was out of alignment before the job due to a camber shim I lost while re-bushing the control arms, so yes, it will need an alignment just for that reason.

Hypothetically, assume the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Yesterday, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 121
Posted By chickenfriend
Nissan part number: 54033 or more...

Nissan part number: 54033

or more specifically for my model, 54033-85P00

6$@

(Nissanpartsdeal.com)

Ordered a pair of circlips, too. I have not been very nice on the old ones:
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 121
Posted By chickenfriend
Ordered some boots. So, maybe next time I...

Ordered some boots.

So, maybe next time I have to pull the torsion rods out of the lever arm I won't have to whale on them with a hammer.

Probably if you had some of large shrink tube, that...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Yesterday, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By chickenfriend
Thanks for the replies. I could not get the order...

Thanks for the replies. I could not get the order placed to Autozone, so ordered one from Rockauto, DEA brand, or something like that. Slight design difference but about the same heft as the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-19-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 392
Posted By chickenfriend
Torsion Bar installation: First, if you need...

Torsion Bar installation:

First, if you need to fill the transfer case, do it before installing the cross member. It is easier to get to.

The cross brace will go on without any problem as long...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-19-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 121
Posted By chickenfriend
That is interesting. I can be obsessive...

That is interesting.

I can be obsessive about detail and I am thinking I should order boots for it.
Forum: Early Frontier Forum (D22) 09-19-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By chickenfriend
Thanks for your reply. I have since found...

Thanks for your reply.

I have since found out that the gasket is called a RTM gasket (Rubber-to-Metal), it is a relatively new invention designed to seal without sealer. So, I installed it dry.
...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-19-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 121
Posted By chickenfriend
Ok. I think I can answer some of my own questions...

Ok. I think I can answer some of my own questions after looking at this thing.

First, the circlip goes in the second groove from the front. It will not fit in the first groove, too wide for it.
...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-19-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 54
Posted By chickenfriend
Thanks for the information. I'll keep him in mind!

Thanks for the information. I'll keep him in mind!
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-19-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 121
Posted By chickenfriend
Thanks for your comment. Yes, I will post a...

Thanks for your comment. Yes, I will post a picture of the groove on the other side.

The parts list for this truck only shows one clip per torque arm.

I figure the first groove is for the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-19-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 121
Posted By chickenfriend
Torsion bar end grooves ????

Why are there two grooves on the torsion lever/arm where the circlip goes?

And why is there a groove on the backside of the bar? Is this groove supposed to ride on the crossmember hole opening?
...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-19-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 392
Posted By chickenfriend
More progress on the re-installation. I...

More progress on the re-installation.

I found myself doing two things which had to be undone again.

The heavy starter cable I judged impossible to re-attach with the starter bolted in, so I...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-18-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 54
Posted By chickenfriend
Bought a used pair, look in decent condition, so...

Bought a used pair, look in decent condition, so I will have one spare in case one falls off.

Did find them new, overseas, about 50$ @ shipped, just info.

Full part number is 55240-31G00
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-18-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 41
Posted By chickenfriend
Thanks. Might be time to bend up a piece of scrap...

Thanks. Might be time to bend up a piece of scrap metal.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-18-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 41
Posted By chickenfriend
Thanks. The U bolt is fine, I just need the...

Thanks. The U bolt is fine, I just need the custom Nissan hanger for it as shown in the picture. It is an L shaped piece with a 90 degree twist
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-18-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 41
Posted By chickenfriend
Exhaust hanger for U bolt NLA or revised?

I can get the little rubber block plates for this hanger, seen behind the pipe, but what I find for the U bolt bracket seems to be NLA and is replaced by a bracket which looks like it doesn't use a U...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-18-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 54
Posted By chickenfriend
Thanks for the info. I'll look into it.

Thanks for the info. I'll look into it.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-18-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 54
Posted By chickenfriend
Wow. I tried to remove the plate for the missing...

Wow. I tried to remove the plate for the missing bumpstop and twisted off both bolt heads.

Bad place for corrosion between the plate and the frame.

I decided to take the good bumpstop off from...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-18-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 54
Posted By chickenfriend
Leaf spring rubber bump stop replacement???

I am missing one of the rubber bump stops on the rear of the truck, over the leaf springs.

This is Nissan Part 55240, and appears to be NLA.

It came as the piece of rubber glued to a plate...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 09-18-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 392
Posted By chickenfriend
Regarding the transmission mount, it goes on so...

Regarding the transmission mount, it goes on so that its noticeable tilt is downward to the rear.

The rubber in mine is splitting, so I am replacing it.

The crossmember goes on only one way,...
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