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    Differential Shims for Lokka

    Thanks. Had trouble finding a close match for the gen 1 on the McMaster Carr website. It looks like the Ratech 1100 pinion shim kit is a pretty close fit. I'll order that and give it a try.
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    Differential Shims for Lokka

    Putting a Lokka into the front of my gen 1. Pretty straight forward job so far. However I need shims for the side gears. I need to add about .012 on each side to get it smack dab in the middle of the Lokka specs. Right now it's significantly over at .180 total (for anybody whose done this...
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    Switched Power To Console Outlet?

    Could do that. But I'm trying to eliminate user error by the dummy who forgets to shut the switch off...and I'm that user/dummy. Was hoping someone has done it before and would give me an answer like "put a 30 amp fuse in empty space 12 then remove fuse 35 and run a jumper from the right side...
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    Switched Power To Console Outlet?

    Does anybody know if there is a way to change the power outlet in the center console to be switched power only coming on with the key instead of being direct power always on as mine is now? Switched power would suit my use better. 2004 Gen1 Thanks
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    Joining The Club

    Update on the X. Feeling real good about this truck. I bought it "damaged" for cheap due to minor collision to left front fender which required the huge repair of guess what? A new front left fender from the scrap yard (in matching silver color of course). No other damage anywhere. Talked...
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    Joining The Club

    Just saying hi. Just picked up a 2004 SE with 123000 on it as a really nice starter to build. Why an Xterra? Cause all my friends are building 4runners and I just think the X is cooler. And when I finish mine they're all going to wish they would have done the same. So I'll be hanging around...
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