What have you done for your X?

RATTFINK Nov 12, 2011

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  1. SledheadX

    SledheadX Bought an X

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    Next on the to do list was the Noco Jump Starter. Got the hardwired cable accessory and a switched usb power cord as well to tie the connector to my 4ga fuse block under the front passenger seat. If I do something stupid now, like fall asleep with the radio on (twice) no need to open the hood. Stored on trips under passenger seat ready to go. Fully isolated when not in use and can be put on charge an the push of a button FFE618E2-E6E0-42E4-BADC-D580AC37535F.jpeg 61E62306-C5EA-4DB1-BCFF-EA6BB4F03A16.jpeg 0BCBEC7B-F9C0-422B-A738-300CF7BD115A.jpeg C5B2A264-22FC-4E29-9ACE-AE7D5F2AA3D0.jpeg 9C65111A-2631-45B9-AF75-3CF030E17FA6.jpeg
     
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  2. TerryD

    TerryD Total Tease Supporting Member

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  3. CHUG

    CHUG Need Bigger Tires Supporting Member

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    ah new milestone.. and speeding too. ;-)
     
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  4. TerryD

    TerryD Total Tease Supporting Member

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    70 is the limit on the interstate here. And 70 is about all I can do. 71-72mph+ and I lose 2mpg+
     
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  5. Brunnie

    Brunnie First Fill-Up (of many) Supporting Member

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    Yep.... my sweet spot is right at 69-71 too. Best for mpgs.
     
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  6. SledheadX

    SledheadX Bought an X

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    Same here. Except when I’m traveling through the Poconos in Pa. Periodic downshifting doesn’t fare well for the mpg either.
     
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  7. DoomX

    DoomX Bought an X

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    I got some Thunderer Trac Grips installed. Going to put them to the test pulling my camper in the Black Hills in 2 weeks.


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  8. DoomX

    DoomX Bought an X

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    I also built a storage drawer/platform for clothing, food, recovery gear, tools and the dog.
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  9. JeffPro4x

    JeffPro4x Hot Pipe Super Moderator Supporting Member

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    I tried to flip the TRE with heim ends from CJD. Figured reduced angle would help from tearing through steering racks. Did not go well. Bump steer was dreadful. Like almost running off the road dreadful.
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  10. CHUG

    CHUG Need Bigger Tires Supporting Member

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    sitting in the Rig, talking on the Ham radio. Kept hearing rustling sounds.. Figure Dam mice. Dug out the War gear
    Battle Traps Deployed!! Gonna have me Fried Mouse in the morning! Or starvation.
    **Disclaimer: Did not use Organic Manbun Peanut butter, I Used the Real Stuff.

    Hood held open with Empty Beer can! that I was forced to consume.. ( Lifting Struts are dam nice! best mod )
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  11. Matt34

    Matt34 Test Drive

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    E01058AD-A315-4E10-99D4-3ED8C43B8B99.jpeg 5AD9363C-16F6-44CF-AA91-AE7ADBC68F59.jpeg 4D1FE466-8181-4E7B-861A-F1B1416EFC94.jpeg 8EFB194D-0DFE-4D31-BBE7-1C8DDF12E001.jpeg EA1C7D3E-FFB0-4653-841B-DACD3052E026.jpeg 73AB8308-BD03-4073-90BF-7A4E1CFACA7E.jpeg 24C568DF-AD6C-47CD-9C39-9BED9B46CA71.jpeg Got the M203 cleaned up and painted. Hefty Tube bumper painted and installed along with the winch. Need to cut the grill and figure out how to mount the control box. Today the M226 gets cleaned up/painted and PRG diff cover installed. Then tackle the HIDprojector headlights.

    Titan swap will start on the 13th.
     
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  12. SledheadX

    SledheadX Bought an X

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    So where do you plan on mounting the mower? Spare tire location?
     
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  13. Richard

    Richard Bought an X Supporting Member

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    Looks like Christmas.
     
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  14. Matt34

    Matt34 Test Drive

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    It kinda was I suppose. Been stuck overseas on the job since January due to all the virus stuff.
     
  15. Richard

    Richard Bought an X Supporting Member

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    Glad you're safely home.
     
  16. CHUG

    CHUG Need Bigger Tires Supporting Member

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    I win!!!!
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    Organic MOUSE- 0

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    Re-bait, for Next battle. Clean Traps for next use. NOPE.. Drop Re-Bait & Deploy.
     
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  17. General_Tarfun

    General_Tarfun Need Bigger Tires Supporting Member

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    Well that saves me from bothering to try. I was thinking about doing this too, surprised to hear it actually got worse.
     
  18. Seti

    Seti Test Drive

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    Pretty dang creative dude. Not a bad idea for a temp situation too. Maybe it's just me but hard to see how the palet mounts to the clamps. But cool none the less.
     
  19. JeffPro4x

    JeffPro4x Hot Pipe Super Moderator Supporting Member

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    Yeah. My friends and had been talking about it. I decided to be the Guinea pig. We were shocker the bump steer was so terrible.

    I went from slight toe in while on the ground to 7" toe out with wheels off the ground
     
  20. TheCrabby1

    TheCrabby1 Lockers Installed Supporting Member

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    Didn't Meatloaf say 2 outta 3 ain't bad ? You should probably put out 6 trap's the next time as some of there relative's will be stopping by for the funeral and other mice's will hear about the new opening's in the local housing market !! :eek:
     
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  21. General_Tarfun

    General_Tarfun Need Bigger Tires Supporting Member

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    I see where the almost running off the road comes from, that's crazy. Never would have guessed that would be the result of a slight angle change. I don't get why the rack allows itself to be pushed all over the place like it does, almost seems like it needs more pressure at lower speed than what Nissan set it to.
     
  22. SledheadX

    SledheadX Bought an X

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    I’ve been treating my X to a little fun in the sun. Just a peek. We’re not done yet.


    View: https://youtu.be/5UtB_6YH_8M


    now, does this belong elsewhere?

    oh yeah, that’s the return run... downhill
     
  23. Prime

    Prime Some Kind of In Charge? Admin Super Moderator

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    Couldn't you adjust that out with the TRE?
     
  24. Prime

    Prime Some Kind of In Charge? Admin Super Moderator

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    Yas! Mousetraps ftw!
     
  25. Prime

    Prime Some Kind of In Charge? Admin Super Moderator

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    I actually drove mine today. Had to jump it with the Pathy. That AGM battery in the Pathy is awesome. Didn't even have to start it for the jump to work.

    It was good to get it up to temperature. Hasnt moved in 3 months because covid.
     
  26. Xterrorista

    Xterrorista Lockers Installed Supporting Member

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    /sad face
     
  27. Prime

    Prime Some Kind of In Charge? Admin Super Moderator

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    Not really. It's because gas mileage. When I have to go out I drive the Pathy.
     
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  28. Zack.

    Zack. Has been dubbed Arnold Supporting Member

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    What AGM do you have in the Pathy?
     
  29. JeffPro4x

    JeffPro4x Hot Pipe Super Moderator Supporting Member

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    Not with that much difference.
     
  30. kryter

    kryter First Fill-Up (of many) Supporting Member

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    Just had a great experience getting an alignment for the 14 p4x. This place has been here since the late 40s its called Stan's in Aurora,!st off they sell SPC UCAs so when I brought the spec sheet in, he laughed and said they got it. Next he asked me what I wanted it to do and I explained the brutal alignment, No problem let me test drive it and get it on the rack and Ill let you know where it sits now.I got the call we talked about it and an hour later I was picking it up. Not the cheapest alignment but when they tell you to go have fun with it you know you found A great shop..drive home it felt much better.. now to find a trail Cheers all
     
  31. General_Tarfun

    General_Tarfun Need Bigger Tires Supporting Member

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    Finally replaced my drivers door power window motor. Wasn't too bad, I left the regulator and window in place and just used a 90 degree drill attachment to unbolt the motor from the regulator.
     
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  32. Xterrorista

    Xterrorista Lockers Installed Supporting Member

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    How much mpg are you getting on the Pathy?
     
  33. CHUG

    CHUG Need Bigger Tires Supporting Member

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    Good day to Change My Hidden Xterra Vault Battery. Handy to have secure Firearm & Real Cash Etc.. VS under the Cup Holder secret spot, Only Xterra owners know of.. ;-)

    Once Passenger seat is back over top.. It's hidden from view. Bolted to Frame.
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    That little silver screw.. NO clue what that sucker goes too?. Either from Safe? Ham radio install? Dunno..
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    sunday, Cabin Filter Cleaning.. again. I hate Dam Mice!!!
     
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  34. CHUG

    CHUG Need Bigger Tires Supporting Member

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    Cabin Air Filters CHANGED out.. Old ones had mouse scat, Plus, seeds. Open beer. Set in cup holder, change filters. Drink beer, Turn Truck on, cycle Air flow! No vibrations ( due to mouse falling into the Fan of death That was last time.. Bugger to clean The Mouse goo our of Blades. )..
    ALL good.. Beer gone.. Good for another 3 months.
    Who ever designed that Door, and location needs a Beating!!. Pain in the Butt!! to change out.

    That little Door, Used a Zip tie to secure it.. Next time Will use one of them Metal Paper clip Clamp. Should work.

    Done!!. Beer DONE..

    Autozone wanted $14.99 Plus wear Dam Mask to suppress any Cooties from escaping. ugh.
    Amazon: $8.99 For Carbon Based Filters Delivered Sunday.. NO mask Required!! Click buy.. wait in driveway for White SANTA truck to show up.. ;-)

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07H475LQ7/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    EPAuto CP553 Cabin Air filter Activated Carbon
     
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  35. BEEFY

    BEEFY I Smile when Gasoline Can Freeze

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    Insured and drove the xterra on the street for the first time since September. It drove nice and I was happy.
     
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  36. Xterrorista

    Xterrorista Lockers Installed Supporting Member

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    I oiled mine.
    I had a stick that jabbed my fender and made my door start sticking and popping. This weekend while camping I got out the Olive oil to cook and.. viola!
     
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  37. Drew

    Drew Test Drive

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    Got mine an oil catch can, a new oil filter, a new drain plug for the oil pan, and new oil.
    We have a date this weekend for installation and the oil-change.
     
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  38. Newb

    Newb Test Drive

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    Changed the front and rear diff oil, and transfer case fluid. Feels good to save some money by doing it myself. May do the tranny fluid next.
     
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  39. SledheadX

    SledheadX Bought an X

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    Just upgraded the inline breaker I originally had installed for my power inverter under the front passenger seat. Since I added my Noco jumpstart under there too, I went with a Blue Sea marine switch. Everything is isolated and properly rated now. No blowing fuses (any more).

    Then..... found what I think may be a little gem of an audio upgrade. For only $40+tax got a Skar Audio IX-8 dual voice coil 2ohm sub to replace my aged Coustic 8”. Upgraded wiring and had to boost the rear seat pads to get clearance for the sub surround (scrap aluminum billets bolted to the factory pad locations and Home Depot rubber foot pads). This thing is intense and not even broken in yet. I now have to seal the box better at the floor. This thing may even be worthy of upgrading the factory sub in the factory box if it fits inside. Power and impedance ratings are very close.

    And finally.... felt it was tome to protect my front seats. That notorious spot on the driver’s seat is starting to show a few frayed fibers. Sooo... Coverking Tactical in black and there it is. Needs stretching and forming but liking it so far. Now what do I put in all the molle pouches? And how to lay them out?

    Next........?

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  40. CHUG

    CHUG Need Bigger Tires Supporting Member

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    Bad thing about the coverKing seat covers. they Will fade!. to a Off Grey color.. Mine were jet black, but front seats exposed to UV light, are Grey now. Rear seat covers are black..

    Front driver seat outer edge is Failing, due to in & out all the time..
    BUT I like the Molly straps.. nice to hook things to it. Long Flex Cuff's fit nice in the straps. For easy grab, as with the normal zip ties.
    4-5 years old now?.
     
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