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Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 161
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Yes. Sounds like your clutch disk is wasted. Your...

Yes. Sounds like your clutch disk is wasted. Your shifting is okay so it isn't the tranny. And hardbody trannies are pretty tough. This is clutch problem.

Someone back there said maybe $2,000. I...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-24-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 191
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Yeah...you really need the FSM (factory service...

Yeah...you really need the FSM (factory service manual) if you are going to own a hardbody. 1,200+ pages with illustrations can't be wrong. They come in PDF format. Some guys load it onto their...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-24-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 191
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
If you find any used throttle bodies, latch onto...

If you find any used throttle bodies, latch onto them like they're gold. And pull all the peripherals. That's my only advice. At least for now.

Welcome to Infamous Nissan! :welcome:
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-23-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
I am NOT going to process and release the video I...

I am NOT going to process and release the video I did about switching my headlights over to LED. The autofocus feature on the vid camera just does not work that well at night.

However, here is a...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-21-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Finished the video except for the nighttime part...

Finished the video except for the nighttime part later. Lights work fine but it IS daytime...so hard to tell.

Meanwhile...the wife is going through every old piece of paper in the house and...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-21-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
That part was a joke. Can't drill holes in glass,...

That part was a joke. Can't drill holes in glass, sealed beam headlight housings. Not easily, anyway. :)
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-21-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
(Most) of the newer aftermarket housings are...

(Most) of the newer aftermarket housings are taking to LED great. At least the ones I listed do. I bought a set of aftermarkets for the wife's 98 Pathy and they worked great for LED. But if you could...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-21-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
$55 total is all it will cost you to do all that....

$55 total is all it will cost you to do all that. Links in previous posts. I'm going to start shooting the remainder of the video soon, except for the very end...because that has to be done after...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-21-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
My new LED headlight bulbs came today, so I am...

My new LED headlight bulbs came today, so I am going to do a video for YouTube tomorrow when I install them. I also have an extra of the headlight housings I mentioned back there. (Bought two sets...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-21-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 137
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
The brake fluid will make it easier to remove...

The brake fluid will make it easier to remove later if necessary. Kind of like why it's always easy to remove the drain plug on an a differential...but sometimes harder to remove the fill bolt.
Just...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-21-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 141
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Yeah...this sounds like a loose heat shield or...

Yeah...this sounds like a loose heat shield or something, not really a tranny or clutch problem. Get under there when its cold and start wiggling stuff around. Something is probably loose. Check the...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-21-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 76
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Yes. And did you replace the pilot bushing as...

Yes. And did you replace the pilot bushing as well, although the throwout sounds more likely.

When you have noise down there...and it GOES AWAY when you push in the clutch, this sounds like...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-20-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
EDIT: After an inquiry to Amazon and GS...

EDIT: After an inquiry to Amazon and GS Power...they have enabled the purchase of the 7x6 size for the D21. When you get these housings, there is a sharp metal edge along the front where they...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-19-2021, 01:57 AM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Get Em While They're HOT Dept: If you have...

Get Em While They're HOT Dept:

If you have switched over your sealed beam headlights to modern ones where you can stick the bulbs into the back of the light...and you just have halogens in there...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-17-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Operator Error: Not a Nissan problem but a...

Operator Error:

Not a Nissan problem but a dual-fuel generator problem. Used the truck and a small U-Haul open trailer to get the gear to the Skywatch Party site near Mt Rainier last weekend....
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-17-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 212
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
American Beauty steel wheels. Tires are Cooper...

American Beauty steel wheels. Tires are Cooper Cobras in white letters. 15 inch. It's a joke. I once did a book on skyjacker DB Cooper...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-17-2021, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 151
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Do you have a Factory Service Manual? 1,300 pages...

Do you have a Factory Service Manual? 1,300 pages chock-full of cool pictures can't be wrong. Need Adobe Reader to view it, though. Free program you download.

For the manual itself, remind me of...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-17-2021, 02:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 151
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
On a KA24E if the timing is off due to...

On a KA24E if the timing is off due to incorrectly installed oil pump, or incorrectly installed timing chain...even if the engine starts it will jump around and backfire like a madman. You would...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-17-2021, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 212
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
It will change the reading, but not much. You can...

It will change the reading, but not much. You can find out HOW much by driving past one of those radar signs that show your speed, and keeping your speed steady...looking at your speedometer. Usually...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-16-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Paint the toothpick WHITE for best results.

Paint the toothpick WHITE for best results.
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-14-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Don't mess with the Prime Directive unless you...

Don't mess with the Prime Directive unless you are an engineer and know what you are doing. I have tried that. I have failed. I learned.

Remember...when these trucks were built, Nissan was...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-14-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
I had this happen on an 89 single cab. You MUST...

I had this happen on an 89 single cab. You MUST leave a window cracked on these trucks when it gets hot. Otherwise this crap happens every time, I swear.

What you can do is to remove the dash,...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-12-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 77
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Upvoted. Yeah...unfortunately most of the...

Upvoted.
Yeah...unfortunately most of the people (but not all) who hang out here are from the USA, and a lot of things on the Navara are different than what we have here in the States. I would also...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-12-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23,216
Views: 1,708,425
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Same thing with the Teal Terror. I always advise...

Same thing with the Teal Terror. I always advise people to run their AC for a minute or two each month, even when it is cold outside. Keeps the seals in the system lubed. If you don't do this, they...
Forum: Hardbody Forum (D21) 07-12-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 145
Posted By XoXSciFiGuy
Yes, it doesn't hurt. You have to be cautious...

Yes, it doesn't hurt. You have to be cautious with shorting a car battery. I used to work at the Exide Battery warehouse in Sumner, WA. Tested and graded all the junk batteries that came in.

In...
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