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Xterra's Nickname: Adventuremobile
..Year: 2007
..Make: Nissan
.Model: Xterra
..Trim: Off-Road - Titan Swap
.Color: K12 Radiant Silver Metallic
Weight: 4600lbs​

Comments:I joined this forum back in July 2016 after a number of issues that I googled for found succinct and more importantly accurate answers followed by thoughtful discussion on this site. Many thanks to all who have helped me along this path, whether you know it or not.

Purchase: 2007 Nissan Xterra Off Road 4.0L 4wd 6speed with 80,000 miles (July 2016)

Factory options: Clutch start cancel, Fog lights, Fold flat passenger seat, Rear differential E-locker, Rockford Fosgate subwoofer & 6-CD changer


Legend:
[+] = Done
[- ] = Purchased/pending install
[. ] = Want
[x] = Removed/destroyed/sold

Index of How-To's


My OCD requires me to list mods in alphabetical order


Armor/Off-road Bolt-Ons
[+] -Hardcore Offroad steel front bumper
[+] -Hardcore Offroad rear tire carrier bumper
[+] -Hardcore Offroad sliders [+] welded +2 inches

Skids
[+] -Hardcore Offroad radiator skid
[+] -Hefty engine skid
[+] -Shrockworks transmission skid
[+] -Hefty transfer case skid
[+] -Shrockworks gas tank skid
[+] -Shrockworks rear diff cover

Exterior
[+] -2" BL - DIY
[+] -Bedlined gas door, side moulding, rocker panels, roof channels
[+] -Crawlorado hood blackout
[+] -Gobi Ladder (thanks Nexterra, ECXC 2017)
[+] -Gull Wing window [+] 2.0
[+] -Hella Supertone horns
[+] -Locking wet box
[+] -Side turn signals
[+] -Stubby antenna
[+] -Tail light guards
[+] -Ventvisors​


Interior
[+] -Anytime windows mod
[+] -Clutch Start Cancel relocation to center
[+] -Custom cell phone mount
[+] -Custom wastebasket
[+] -Dashcam (hardwired)
[+] -Heps designs rear window molle panel (thanks GPAX, Shocker Run 2017)
[+] -Heps designs head rest hook (thanks GPAX, Shocker Run 2017)
[+] -LOBO shelf
[+] -Mesh door pockets
[+] -Non-slip cargo area
[+] -"Passenger Airbag Off" Light Shut-off Mod (A.K.A. a girlfriend)
[+] -Rear hatch exit from the inside mod
[+] -Rear hatch latch torx bolts replaced with 13mm hex bolts​

Entertainment
[+] -Infinity Reference 1262w 12" subwoofer
[+] -Rockford Fosgate 1.0 farad capacitor
[+] -SSL EVO 1500w amp mounted in first-aid kit cubby
[+] -Subwoofer switch (in dash)
[+] - Uniden Pro505XL CB with 2' Antenna

Gear
[+] -Automatic tire deflators
[+] -Fire extinguisher
[+] -Jumper cables
[+] -LED flashlight
[+] -Military grade laser pointer
[+] -Molle pouches (holding tire chain tighteners, pocket chainsaw, and ratchet straps)
[+] -Mounted hammer
[+] -Mounted hatchet
[+] -Mounted Maglite
[+] -Mounted shovel (thanks quickfists)
[+] -OBA for the RF equipped X (Pittsburgh Tools 150 psi compressor)
[+] -OBDII Bluetooth code reader
[+] -Recovery strap - 30'
[+] -Spline drive lug adapter
[+] -Tire chains
[+] -Various gloves​


Lighting
[+] -Anytime fog lights
[+] -Baja Designs rock lights
[+] -Center console orange LED
[+] -eBay $2 awesome fog lights
[+] -LED interior lights
[+] -LOBO shelf LED Lights
[+] -Flush mount LED reverse lights
[+] -Underhood lighting
[+] -Xoskel lopro light rack with 4 Auxbeam pods


Powertrain/Under The Hood
[+] -ABS Off Version 3
[+] -Anytime locker mod
[+] -Evap Purge Valve Breather Extension [P0448]
[+] -Factory air box mod
[+] -Front diff breather filter
[+] -Hood rod mod
[+] -IMS
[+] -K&N drop-in air filter
[+] -Magnetic oil drain plug
[+] -Oil catch can
[+] -Offroad Gorilla Silicone Hoses -Red
[+] -PRG motor mounts
[+] -Rear diff breather
[+] -Xterra Battery Tie Down - The Band-Aid


Tires/Suspension
[+] -Bedlined wheels
[+] -Melt mod
[+] -Spline drive lugs
[+] -Nitto Ridge Grapplers 285/75/R16​
Front
[+] -Factory Toyota Tacoma front springs
[+] -Factory Toyota Tundra front struts
[+] -PRG stainless steel extended front brake lines
[+] -PRG tie rod extenders
[+] -Rough Country Titan UCAs
[+] -Rugged Rocks extended CV axles
[+] -Stock Titan LCAs

Rear
[+] -4º shims
[+] -Deaver dual add-a-leafs
[+] -Helwig add-a-leaf
[+] -PRG adjustable shackles (top hole)
[+] -PRG U-bolt flip
[+] -Bilstein 5125 rear shocks​


Maintenance
[+] -Cabin air filter [95K], [112K], [129K]
[+] -Brake pads, front [112K], [132K]
[+] -Brake pads, rear [129K]
[+] -Brake shoes, parking [129K]
[+] -Catalytic converters, both primaries [134K]
[+] -Front driver wheel bearing [103K]
[+] -Front passenger wheel bearing [110K], [123k]
[+] -Front driver UCA replacement due to bad ball joint [105K]
[+] -Fuel pump [110K]
[+] -PA State Inspection [05/25/17], [07/01/18]
[+] -[P0448]
[+] -[P0452]
[+] -[P0850]
[+] -Radiator [106K]
[+] -Reattach tailpipe [5/6/17]
[+] -Replace bad A/C o-ring and recharge system [5/17/17]
[+] -Serpentine belt + tensioner [100k]
[+] -Spark plugs [100k]
[+] -Sway bar endlinks
[+] -Transfer case drain plug replaced [112k]​

Fluids - Product - [Mileage]
[+] -Brake & clutch fluid - Prestone - [118K]
[+] -Power steering fluid - ATF - [118K]
[+] -Coolant - Peak Long Life + Distilled Water - [103K], [113K], [133K]
[+] -Engine oil - Castrol Edge Synthetic 5W-30 High Mileage - [108K], [113K], [118K], [123K], [129K], [134K], [140K]
[+] -Freon - [112K]
[+] -Front diff - Valvoline Durablend Synthetic 80W-90 API GL-5 - [108K]
[+] -Rear diff - Valvoline Synpower Synthetic 75W-140 API GL-5 - [95K], [113K], [146K Royal Purple]
[+] -Transfer case - Valvoline Maxlife Synthetic ATF - [108K], [112K]
[+] -Transmission fluid - Nissan 75W-85 MTF 999MP-MTF00NP - [120K]​


Lottery List - $$Most of this stuff probably won't get done unless I either win the lottery or absolutely have to do it$$
[. ] -35s
[. ] -4.56s
[. ] -Bullydog tuner
[. ] -Dephep roof rack
[. ] -HIDs
[. ] -Illuminated shift knob
[. ] -JWT clutch/flywheel
[. ] -Seat covers
[. ] -Timing chain fix
[. ] -Touchscreen head unit with hard drive


 

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Discussion Starter #2 (Edited)
Reserved for Achievements
Achievement thread

-Rip van Winkle (7 pts) Sleep in your Xterra --5'11" is too tall for us...--
-Low Clearance (10 pts) Hit your head somewhere inside the Xterra --lift gate struts replaced--
-MC Hammer (10 pts) Develop rear suspension sag --fixed. Thank you Deavers--
-Long Haul (50 points) Reach 100,000 miles -- --
-Let There Be Light (20 pts) Lighting upgrade --full interior LEDs + under hood LEDs--
-Prometheus (25 pts) LED light bar --20" LED Light Bar--​
-Swiss Cheese (30 pts) Drill five or more holes in your Xterra
-Nissan Space Program (80 pts) Climb at a 35 degree vertical angle or steeper -- --
-Tripod (10 pts) Achieve a three-wheeling stance
-Arête'd Development (10 pts) Scrape a rock
-Man of the People (40 pts) Wheel with XterraPA
-The Unseeable Volume (5 pts) Activate low wiper fluid light
-Atlantean (50 pts) Participate in East Coast Xterra Challenge
-Sneaky (5 pts) Stealthed rims, plastics, rails, or bumpers
-Mutt (20 pts) Full set of mixed armor (bumpers, skids, sliders). Must have complete set. --Hardcore front/rear bumpers and sliders, hefty engine & t-case skids, shrock transmission & gas tank skids--
-Shields Up! (20 pts) Acquire aftermarket steel bumpers

392 points


Achievements in Progress

-Defribrillator (50 pts) [4/10] Jump-start ten different vehicles
-OWNED! (50 pts) [9000/10,000] Pay off your Xterra
-Liability Liason (100 pts) [1/10] File ten insurance claims on your Xterra
 

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I'll bite, what happens when you throw the anchor switch?
It drops the spare tire. FAST.

But seriously, it's the subwoofer switch lol. I couldn't find one I liked with a speaker or subwoofer on it so I thought "eh, an anchor switch will work"
 

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Like the sub idea, but your going to hate that you lost so much space back there. To bad your not closer I could have built you one like mine, also I'm building a shelf over mine to put my go bag on top of it.

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Yeah I see your point but mine is removable with no tools. All I do is hit the anchor switch, unplug the wires and loosen my utilitrac anchor points a bit. 3 minutes and i have all kinds of space.

+mines bigger
 

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LOL

Yeah I see your point but mine is removable with no tools. All I do is hit the anchor switch, unplug the wires and loosen my utilitrac anchor points a bit. 3 minutes and i have all kinds of space.

+mines bigger
Bigger isn't always better, I'll put my little 8" up against your 12" anyday. It's all about how you make the box and tune it to the specs of the speaker. This box is made for this speaker only, it has a 4"x4"x12" inch port which is tuned at 55hz. So whenever your ready just let me know, lol.
 

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Thinking about getting a CB for Rausch Creek. I wouldnt mind getting the dash mounted version, but seeing as i'll have $100 bucks in it and only use it a handful of times a year i think a handheld CB would be best for me. Funds are tight and I just want to be able to hear the conversation on the trail.

Also I have a stubby antenna so a 4' firestik in the center of my roof would be somewhat ironic. Any and all input is welcome
 

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Thinking about getting a CB for Rausch Creek. I wouldnt mind getting the dash mounted version, but seeing as i'll have $100 bucks in it and only use it a handful of times a year i think a handheld CB would be best for me. Funds are tight and I just want to be able to hear the conversation on the trail.

Also I have a stubby antenna so a 4' firestik in the center of my roof would be somewhat ironic. Any and all input is welcome
I find it useful on the highway as well when there is heavy traffic or accidents to get a feel for what's going on. Listen in on truckers conversations. :)
 

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TS Parts box

CV Axles (regular length) ------------------------ $75 (thanks PhullD)
PRG camber bolts --------------------------------- $40 (thanks kurazykracka)
PRG tie rod extensions --------------------------- $40 (thanks Deltaphi)
-Move PRG shackle up to the highest setting ------ free
-Helper springs (1 pair) ------------------------ $100



TS Shopping List

Front
Control arms (Upper & Lower) --------------------- $152 (AM Autoparts)
Extended brake lines ----------------------------- $99 (PRG)
R180 extended axles ------------------------------ $220 (Rugged Rocks)
Struts ------------------------------------------- $122 (AM Auto Parts)



Rear

-Extended bump stops ----------------------------- $46 (nisstec)
-Surf n Snow rear brake line extension ----------- $5 (thenewx.org how-to)


Total--------------------------------------------- $899
Dat travel and stance ---------------------------- $$$Priceless$$$

It was inevitable. Time to start gathering parts for the titan swap. The only thing left in the air is what front strut/shock assembly to use. I read this thread about using the Tundra coilover but I would prefer to get a pre-built assembly. Gathering this amount of metal isn't going to happen within the week, but by Jan. 1 2018 I expect to have my alignment done at my local firestone :rockin:

Any advice is appreciated, particularly on the coilovers.
 

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zach_attack - I'm also from Pittsburgh. Do you know of any garages in this area that will help with mods e.g. skid plates, bumpers, lights....

thanks
dan
 
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