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Cheap 4thgen Nissan Maxima Radiator Support Repair $25 Bucks

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 12/16/2018

Member Credit: Bryan & Kelsey In this episode, we repair a very common problem found in the 4th and 5th generation Maximas. Rusted of radiator supports. The radiator support on these cars is extra important because it also holds up the motor.

Model Comparison for Third Generation Maxima (1989 – 1994)

Relevance: 81%      Posted on: 01/13/2018

Member Credit: Bryan Tisc All of the third generation Maximas feature many standard options.  The U.S. third generation Maxima came in two models, the SE and GXE.  The SE, targeted a sporty end of the market while the GXE emphasized more luxury features.  The SE features stiffer springs, sway bars, struts,…

The 4thgen Maxima Definitive Radiator Core Support Thread

Relevance: 81%      Posted on: 04/21/2018

Member Credit: Brad Connor As many of you may know the radiator core support is a known "weak point" on the A32 chassis. This is an extremely common issue among A32's from "wet" states. This thread will address a number of key points with this issues Signs of a bad…

How to Install NWP Phenolic Performance Intake Spacers

Relevance: 61%      Posted on: 01/20/2018

Member Credit: NWP Engineering Prevent heat from transferring from your heads to intake manifold and throttle body! Improve Airflow by eliminating the need for intake gaskets. Each spacer is CNC Machined to the highest tolerances to ensure the best airflow possible. All NWP spacers are port matched to your stock…

How to Swap a Gen2 2007+ Altima or 2009+ Maxima VQ35DE Engine (into Older Nissans)

Relevance: 57%      Posted on: 02/08/2017

Member Credit: NISformance This article shows how to swap a 2007+ Altima 3.5L VQ35 engine, or 2009+ Maxima 3.5L engine into older Nissan Maxima's. Including the 2002-2006 Altima (3.5L) and 2002-2008 Maximas. This motor swap is referred to as the 2nd Generation (Gen2) VQ35DE swap. FB: Contact: FWD HR Engine Swap…

Trevon Walters 4thgen Maxima Hits 11.77 @ 113 MPH (All Motor)

Relevance: 52%      Posted on: 11/11/2018

Trevon Walters ran an impressive 11.77 @ 113 MPH All Motor with a 2nd Generation VQ Motor. The event took place on November 11th, 2018 at Dollar Raceway at Silver Dollar Motorsports Park. Video Run (Video Credit - Chris Gol): Timeslip: Additional Photos:

VQ Fuel Injector Testing & Comparison

Relevance: 42%      Posted on: 03/25/2018

Member Credit: schmellyfart I was reading one of Nissan's technical documents on the HR engine and its improvements HERE when I came across this: Which then had me wondering if these improved injectors flowed less fuel in FWD applications compared to RWD applications as they did with the First generation VQ35DE. In addition…

Jemini Power Performance – 7thgen/8thgen Nissan Maxima Y-Pipes (Now Available)

Relevance: 42%      Posted on: 05/04/2018

Price: $300.00 + Shipping (Add $10.00 for new set of Gaskets) Ordering Info: To order, you can email Adam at  Notes: This will not void any warranty under the Magnuson Moss act. Yes, it deletes the 3rd unmetered cat. No it does not cause any check engine lights or codes. Direct…

How to Reset Your Check Engine Light Manually (CEL)

Relevance: 39%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

This article explains the various ways of resetting and/or clearing codes on your 6thgens. It should also work for any of the current generation Nissan and Infiniti vehicles. Clearing the codes will turn off any check engine lights (aka: SEL, CEL, SES, etc..). There is a table of OBDII codes…

How to Install Sun Hyper Force Ignition Tuner

Relevance: 39%      Posted on: 01/05/2017

Member Credit: NiZMo1o1 The Sun Auto Hyper force is an ignition enhancer, in which provides greater throttle response and smoother engine performance by providing optimal spark duration and maximum voltage output. This product is very effective at higher revs where a normal spark would diminish, specially on boosted 350Zs/ G35s. It prevents…

4thgen Nissan Maxima 5-Speed Swap Electrical Modifications

Relevance: 37%      Posted on: 12/24/2018

Member Credit: ajm8127 I did a 5 speed swap two weeks or so ago and there was a lot of time spent wading through the FSM pages to make sure the electrical system of the automatic chassis was compatible with the manual transmission, and the functionality of a manual chassis. This…

How to Change the Transmission Fluid (’02-’03 6-speeds only) Version 2

Relevance: 37%      Posted on: 12/25/2017

Member Credit: Greg I might be going out on a limb classifying the changing of your manual transmission fluid as a "performance" modification, but considering how use of this stuff will improve your shifts in both cold and hot weather, the classification might not be that far off. I used…

How to Fix VIAS

Relevance: 27%      Posted on: 01/15/2017

This applies to 2000-2001 5thgens. VIAS stands for Variable Intake Air System. It is made up of a power rod going through your intake manifold that holds a series of butterfly valves. A solenoid turns the rod at 5000 rpm to open the valves to allow the engine to breathe…

BlehmCo Nissan Maxima Suspension Modifications

Relevance: 27%      Posted on: 01/13/2018

Member Credit: Matt Blehm Please note that this post is for reference and documentation purposes ONLY. Matt Blehm no longer offers these products or services. Products were available from 2003 to around 2009. Lower Tie Bar: Now for 89-2003 Maxima, and B14 200SX/Sentra! This part is designed to tie the front…

Comprehensive EGR Tube Cleaning P0400

Relevance: 23%      Posted on: 12/23/2017

Member Credit: marktab Hi All -- thanks for the other posts on on EGR tube cleaning. I spent several hours cleaning mine, and decided to take comprehensive pictures. Enjoy! Why are you posting so many pictures and information since this topic is often on The EGR Tube cleaning took…

Josh Frohman aka ptatohed’s Stillen Vortech Supercharged 1999 Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 20%      Posted on: 11/25/2018

Owner: Josh Frohman aka ptatohed Year: 1999 Model: Maxima Color: White Transmission: Automatic Trim: SE Mod List: Horse Power and related mods:  Vortech/Stillen V2 supercharger with V2 plate 2.87” Vortech SC pulley (11-12 PSI) Custom 2.5" intake piping A 5”D x 8”L PWR water to air aftercooler (barrel design) with a Bosch water pump, a…

Installing an Unorthodox Racing Underdrive Pulley

Relevance: 20%      Posted on: 12/25/2017

Member Credit: Greg There has been some very uninformed and incorrect information going around the electronic Maxima community regarding use of the Unorthodox Racing Underdrive Pulley.  Some of the unsubstantiated comments I have heard are: "It will blow your crankshaft" "It will imbalance your motor" "It will make your idle…

How to Replace Water Pump on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 20%      Posted on: 01/23/2018

Member Credit: Mishmosh Typically, the water pump will need to be removed due to the water pump failing or the water pump O-ring seals (2) failing with age. You may get coolant leaking from the weep hole toward the front of the engine with the inner seal failing. Some will…

BlehmCo Maxima Big Brake Kits

Relevance: 16%      Posted on: 01/13/2018

Member Credit: Matt Blehm Please note that this post is for reference and documentation purposes ONLY. Matt Blehm no longer offers these products or services. Products were available from 2003 to around 2009. BlehmCo Maxima Big Brake Kits Front Big Brake Kit #1--2004 Maxima Rotors with 300ZX calipers: This kit fits…

Preventing ECU Failures in 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 14%      Posted on: 11/10/2019

Member Credit: maxiiiboy (Vol.4, Spring 2017) Summary The 5th Generation Maxima is a very reliable car - if you know how to maintain it. The problem is that the car suffers from a few design defects that can make it expensive to maintain. For example, a worn-out engine mount may…