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    VK Swap for the avenger

    After 200k faithful miles and multiple track passes it has come time to upgrade. I started having pressure issues with the VQ40 and an exhaust leak of oil I looked into new engines but for the price I decided to do a VK56 swap. Nissan does not make my model truck anymore and since manual...
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    New Frontier in 2020

    If you like the current style you only have a couple of years before the supposed switch https://www.caranddriver.com/features/2020-nissan-frontier-yes-a-new-one-is-finally-on-the-way
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    Merry Christmas and a Happy New year

    I just want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The Frontier is still going strong at 160k and many memories. Next year she will be training a new driver in the house and she will eventually become his truck. I am starting my search but everything keeps bringing me back...
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    Going to the track

    If you live in the Tampa Bay area. Street Warz will be held this Saturday at Showtime dragstrip http://showtimedragstrip.us/ I will be there racing my truck. Lets see if I can get in the mid 9's this time.
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    Repairs after 100k

    This truck has been amazing. Very low maintenance and a lot of fun both on and off the track. I have just turned 124 k on it and the repairs have been minimal. - Engine was stuttering under power - bad coil on cylinder 5 - Squeak from the drive train - Bad u joint on the drive shaft -...
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    Clutch

    So after 124k the clutch has finally started to slip. So..... Great time to upgrade. I ordered the organic clutch from Jim Wolf Technology and low mass flywheel :) http://www.jimwolftechnology.com/customer_results.asp
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    New Navara Video

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kuEXY7WH5w Your thoughts? [hr] From Nissan: The all-new Nissan NP300 Navara is the 12th generation of its hard-working pickup, embodying Nissan’s legacy of excellence and trust in this highly demanding segment, and now with new levels of comfort...
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    A New Frontier? [Update: Nope] Nissan Posts Teaser Image of New Pickup on Instagram

    A New Frontier? [Update: Nope] Nissan Posts Teaser Image of New Pickup on Instagram http://blog.caranddriver.com/a-new-frontier-nissan-posts-teaser-image-of-new-pickup-on-instagram/ Nissan’s global Instagram page features a lovely collection of images of racing triumphs, historic vehicles...
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    The 2.8-liter Cummins Inc diesel in the Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner at The Chicago

    The 2.8-liter Cummins Inc diesel in the Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner at The Chicago Auto Show is completely market-ready. [attachment=3156] http://www.roadandtrack.com/go/news/cummins-two-point-eight-is-rad?src=soc_fcbks Now that Nissan got our attention with its Cummins-powered Frontier...
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    What do you think?

    http://blog.powerblocktv.com/colorado-canyon-to-receive-four-cylinder-duramax-diesel-options/ General Motors has stepped up to the plate to offer a diesel options of its mid-sized pickups. Automotive News reports that the redesigned Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon are slated to get a...
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    my new toy

    [attachment=3112][attachment=3113][attachment=3114][attachment=3115][attachment=3111][attachment=3110] 72 Chevy Nova 4dr 350
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    Ethanol free fuel

    I found a gas station with ethanol free fuel. It is 90 Octane. It is amazing how much smoother the truck runs. Also performance wise it is crazy. Talk about feather touching the gas. I wonder why they are putting more and more ethanol in our gas. The truck also runs cooler almost 5 degrees.
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    Rear Ended

    So I got rear ended. Luckily I was looking at my rear view mirror and was able to pull out of the way before getting hit full force. The Altima behind me was not as lucky and was hit hard. The bumper of the truck that hit it was sitting next to her back seat. The truck is ok as the hitch took...
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    The Last Frontier

    http://youtu.be/BVZr7uF9EgQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BVZr7uF9EgQ#! I wonder who got the last one
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    Nissan Announces U.S. Pricing for 2013 Frontier – Increased Fuel Economy, Select M.S

    FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) today announced U.S. pricing for the 2013 Nissan Frontier, which includes a new reduced starting Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of $17,990 USD for the Frontier S King Cab 4x2 with inline 4-cylinder engine and manual transmission – a...
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    Nissan Friend-ME concept for a new generation

    http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/NEWS/2013/_STORY/130420-02-e.html?rss Nissan Friend-ME concept for a new generation Head-turning style for youth who clock mobility in kilobits per second Response to dreams of young Chinese soon to be world's largest customer segment New approach...
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    Nissan NISMO RS High-Performance Models Coming Next Year [2013 Chicago Auto Show]

    http://blog.caranddriver.com/nissan-introducing-higher-performance-nismo-rs-models/?src=spr_FBPAGE&spr_id=1458_6881277 Immediately following the debuts of the 2013 Juke NISMO and 2014 370Z NISMO at the 2013 Chicago auto show, Nissan announced it is working on even-higher-performance NISMO RS...
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    Datsun Takes Next Step Toward Return of the Brand

    Datsun Takes Next Step Toward Return of the Brand Datsun appoints TBWA Worldwide as its global agency toward launch in 2014 To introduce the first product of the new line-up in mid-2013; vehicles to go on sale in the 2014 model year YOKOHAMA, Japan (January 30, 2013) -- Nissan...
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    100,000 miles

    Rotors/pads have arrived. New tires are on ordered. Taking her to my mechanic on Tuesday to have the spark plugs and wires changed and the radiator hoses replaced. Anything else you guys can think I should do to get another 100k out of her?
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    History of the GTR

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