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Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Today, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
The MAIN problem is that the Japanese engineers...

The MAIN problem is that the Japanese engineers who invented the TBI system were trying to pass the tougher US emissions. And none of these guys envisioned people driving under that same TBI system...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Yesterday, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 47
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Possible air in fuel line? (Not an answer, I said...

Possible air in fuel line? (Not an answer, I said that to bump this post and to tap others on the shoulder for thoughts on this problem.)

I have pulled my fuel pump fuse before, in order to drain...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 12-03-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 111
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Those idle problems are more or less ongoing with...

Those idle problems are more or less ongoing with the pre-1990 engines. I came to the idea that Nissan engineers were trying to meet excessive USA emissions standards and they had to try 'this or...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 12-02-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,084
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Pretty old thread... I was wondering about the...

Pretty old thread...
I was wondering about the whole problem with his first post, when he said the problem appeared when he was a 3K revs in SECOND gear. That seemed a bit excessive. :crazy:
...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-30-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 111
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
That was good advice. Always change vacuum hoses...

That was good advice. Always change vacuum hoses one at a time. If you start pulling them all off, you WILL forget where they go properly. Ask me how I know this. :bang:

And when you change out...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-29-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 121
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
I would not blame you a bit. I owned a few pre-96...

I would not blame you a bit. I owned a few pre-96 hardbody trucks. Most were single cab trucks. Once I got my hot little hands on a 96-97 model in king cab, a lot of problems just....went...
Forum: Shows and Get Togethers 11-27-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
July 2022 UFO Skywatch and DB Cooper Party

We are hosting a three-day weekend campout just north of Mt. Rainier, the second weekend of July 2022.

All Nissan owners are invited. Event runs from Friday morning, July 8th, 2022 until Sunday...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-26-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 151
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
This problem might be beyond my abilities, but I...

This problem might be beyond my abilities, but I can tell you this much:
Do NOT, under any circumstances, install a cheap China starter into these trucks. They just don't work. Mostly.

The...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-25-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 207
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Well...it doesn't matter much. You should drain...

Well...it doesn't matter much. You should drain and replace the antifreeze anyway. Who knows HOW old it is? Change the oil, too.

Sounds like thermo is either stuck open, or someone removed it and...
Forum: Nissan SUV 11-22-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
I used to remove the oil filter on my 97 King Cab...

I used to remove the oil filter on my 97 King Cab by taking a long, skinny steel rod and using a hammer to puncture through the filter. Then turn rod to the left slightly to loosen the damn thing....
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-22-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
If you can't get headers to work, maybe an...

If you can't get headers to work, maybe an alternate road for you would be to go to dual exhaust somehow. Leave the exhaust you have now, split it further down the line maybe? At least you could...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-22-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 206
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
If you take the trouble to pull the instrument...

If you take the trouble to pull the instrument panel to check your CEL, you might want to consider switching ALL the bulbs over to LED's instead.

Just remember when you install an LED bulb that...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-21-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 204
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
I saw a guy with a lowered hardbody blow through...

I saw a guy with a lowered hardbody blow through a four-way intersection and leave most of his exhaust system in the road.

I don't know. Raising or lowering, all come with certain problems.
Forum: Nissan SUV 11-17-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 213
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
We are tossing a big-time party up near Mt....

We are tossing a big-time party up near Mt. Rainier next July. All of you should come. Three day weekend after the 4th of July and you will have the time of your lives.

That means YOU, Tom. aka...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-17-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 494
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Is it a King Cab? You know there is an OBD II...

Is it a King Cab?
You know there is an OBD II plug in for a code reader near the fuse box, right?
Auto or manual? 2WD or 4WD?
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-17-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 55
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Mostly stock but well cared for. Shocks and...

Mostly stock but well cared for. Shocks and struts are brand new. Put KYB's on the rear and really good struts on the front. I can hardly feel RR tracks anymore. Takes a day or two for struts to...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-11-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 320
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Back in the 1990's I was a delivery driver for...

Back in the 1990's I was a delivery driver for Sleep Train. Yea...it pays good. And the people you deliver the beds to often hand you nice tips.

When Sleep Train had a big sale, they would do...
Forum: Nissan SUV 11-10-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 213
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
What the heck. Anytime you can buy a working 4x4...

What the heck. Anytime you can buy a working 4x4 for less than $2500 it is a steal. And that Xterra looks to be in nice shape. You did good. When you get a rig like that so cheap...it is easier to...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-10-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 163
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Buy The Club. USE The Club. Sure...thieves can...

Buy The Club. USE The Club.
Sure...thieves can saw through it, or through the steering wheel to get it off. But that takes time and makes noise, and most car thieves when they see you have The Club...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-10-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,057
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Here in Washington state, we have over 300 of the...

Here in Washington state, we have over 300 of the stores that sell the stuff you would roll up. :rofl: It's WA's second-largest cash crop. Only apples do more.

One of the first things you realize...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-09-2021, 04:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 494
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
That is one heck of a good deal, especially with...

That is one heck of a good deal, especially with that low mileage. Many happy hardbody years lie ahead for you. :thumb:

I'm guessing XE trim with a couple of added options. Wouldn't it most likely...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-09-2021, 04:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 163
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Ah...I did not think of that. No wonder they want...

Ah...I did not think of that. No wonder they want the passenger side lock.

And if you go to the dealer for this work...make sure you bring TWO wallets with cash. :bang: Probably can't fit enough...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-09-2021, 04:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 252
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Vot says: 'Replace the rear-main seal on the...

Vot says:
'Replace the rear-main seal on the engine if you do the clutch...'

Yeah, I forgot about that. Costs less than ten bucks. Always do that. Might as well. It is cheap insurance.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-09-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 252
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Ha. I towed a 1200 pound trailer full of heavy...

Ha. I towed a 1200 pound trailer full of heavy camping gear and a generator ten miles off road...and back...on my trip to Mt Rainier last summer. And the truck was packed under the canopy and in the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 11-09-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,057
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Nah...you just get an LED-ready flasher unit. You...

Nah...you just get an LED-ready flasher unit. You can search them out, but it's easier if you just pull your old one and make sure the plug setup matches with the LED version. I think I used a three...
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