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    I guess you can call it custom :) it's a left...

    I guess you can call it custom :) it's a left over RotoPax mount that I didn't use. Around the tank is just a ratchet strap which I may switch out for a metal band with a latch...but the strap works...
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    Lots of cool stuff there! Can't wait to see it...

    Lots of cool stuff there! Can't wait to see it all installed.

    Tires...bigger are always cool but not always needed or wanted. The biggest concern on a daily driver would be the stock gearing. I...
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    Welcome back to the Nissan world, nice looking QX...

    Welcome back to the Nissan world, nice looking QX :)
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    Thanks guys. I guess I should've taken some...

    Thanks guys.

    I guess I should've taken some better pics of the truck today after I gave it a quick wash and polish. I've picked up countless scratches over the last couple of years and the last...
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    Just get a 5lbs (or 10lbs if you have the room...

    Just get a 5lbs (or 10lbs if you have the room for it) tank you'll thank yourself everytime you use it. I've tried refilling those 1lb bottles but it's a pain. To get the most out of them I had to...
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    Cool, thanks. So I looked at the passenger cv...

    Cool, thanks.

    So I looked at the passenger cv shaft again and noticed that when I rotate the wheel by hand at one point it becomes hard to turn and then it relaxes again. When it becomes hard to...
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    Yeah, next I have to get the CV issue resolved...

    Yeah, next I have to get the CV issue resolved until then I have a lifted 2wd truck :)
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    Cool, good to hear. What tool do i need for the...

    Cool, good to hear. What tool do i need for the bands? thanks.

    Are those numbers with the flares on?

    I tinkered with the camber yesterday and got it to just about 0 deg :wings: I should prob...
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    Sounds like the measurements are pretty close....

    Sounds like the measurements are pretty close. The measurements I posted are with the 1" NX4 spacers in the front and 1" plastic spacers in the rear. My tires measure 30.5" in real life (installed...
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    @Allof75, the struts were in great shape when I...

    @Allof75, the struts were in great shape when I removed them, no leaks, scratches etc even though my bumpstop+boot has been all torn up for a while (original).

    @weekender41, the sway bar...
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    I looked at the sway bar last night but didn't...

    I looked at the sway bar last night but didn't see any etching. However, I think I know which side goes up. If your's had etched numbers on it then it sounds like you put it on the correct way.

    I...
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    Yeah that's exactly what I'm leaning towards as a...

    Yeah that's exactly what I'm leaning towards as a quick and easy fix for now. Now, if I can remember which side the sway bar goes up lol

    I took some fresh measurements last night. I'm at 36.25"...
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    When you turn the steering wheel while stationary...

    When you turn the steering wheel while stationary it shouldn't turn more than .5" or so without also turning the tires. On some steering racks there's an adjustment bolt to remove the free play but...
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    The popping could very well be the steering rack...

    The popping could very well be the steering rack or tie rods if it's audible when sawing at the wheel left-right with the engine off. For the crunching noise did you get a chance to do the bounce...
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    Finished the CV and axle install on the passenger...

    Finished the CV and axle install on the passenger side this weekend. Have a slight positive camber and the CVs are extending too far, especially the passenger side and will probably bind under full...
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    Good vehicle to build on, if/when I get a pickup...

    Good vehicle to build on, if/when I get a pickup truck it would be to put a FWC camper on it.
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    Rough starts shouldn't be O2 related. Have you...

    Rough starts shouldn't be O2 related. Have you pulled the codes yet? The OBDII readers are down to $20 these days, everyone should have one.

    If no codes I would start with the tune up items that...
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    It could be a lot of things unfortunately because...

    It could be a lot of things unfortunately because of so many moving parts; ball joints, control arms, tie rods, cvs, strut assembly that it's hard to diagnose without seeing it. However, in my...
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    The height depends on a couple of things; have...

    The height depends on a couple of things; have the springs settled or sagged, the tire pressure and the weight on the suspension. Right now my tires measure 30.5" and every 1" tire size translates to...
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    @mastersryan, congrats! Good choice, got a build...

    @mastersryan, congrats! Good choice, got a build thread for it yet? :)

    Ok back on-topic...



    The rear measurements are 36.5" drivers side and 36.25" on passenger side. Keep in mind I have 32"...
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    Weak sidewalls. The ones that I had got several...

    Weak sidewalls. The ones that I had got several sidewall cuts and gouges from a single trip to Death Valley. When I felt the sidewalls by hand after taking them off they felt really surprisingly thin...
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    Great tire! zero regrets with the BFG ATs after a...

    Great tire! zero regrets with the BFG ATs after a not so great personal experience with the DuraTracs. I'll be sticking with the BFGs next time around too unless there's a compelling reason to...
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    I'm running 235/85/16 (32") BFG ATs - pretty...

    I'm running 235/85/16 (32") BFG ATs - pretty happy with them but do sometimes think of other sizes that I might want next (265/75/16, 285s and 255s) :)
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    oops, yes you're right ~6.5lbs/gal + weight of...

    oops, yes you're right ~6.5lbs/gal + weight of the gas cans so closer to 170lbs but I see what you mean, you won't be needing all four all the time. I have two 3gal cans and never needed more but...
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    Not one, not two - four 5gal cans? Nice, but...

    Not one, not two - four 5gal cans? Nice, but that's about 300lbs of fuel :Wow1:
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