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How to Swap Analog (1995-1997) to Digital (1998-1999) Instrument Odometer Cluster

Community Member Credit: pmohr Quick document I wrote up on swapping an analog ('95-'97) to digital ('98, '99) instrument cluster. The only wiring addition you'll have to make is constant B+ for the digital trip meter. PDF: A32 A-D cluster swap
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How to Swap 7thgen 2009-2011 Cluster to 2012-2015 Cluster

Member Credit: Mike Mcivor By swapping to a 2012-2015 cluster, you can get rid of the orange display. The swap is very easy and a direct plug-n-play fit. You can purchase the clusters on eBay with mileage close to your original cluster. Photos of 2009-2011 Cluster Installation of 2012-2015 Cluster
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How to Install 07-08 Speedometer/Cluster on your 04-06 6thgen Maxima

Member Credit: EddyMaxx (Additional photos/info by chrisaust and CleanMaxx) Are you looking to get rid of that orange cluster on your 2004-2006 Nissan Maxima? Well you can install an 07-08 cluster very easily as everything is plug-n-play. All you need to do is purchase a cluster with miles closest to…
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How to Remove your Gauge Cluster on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: pmohr This howto is for the quick and easy task of removing the gauge cluster. Replacing bulbs, tightening up the tach or speedo screws, tapping into an easily accessible tach signal, swapping clusters, whatever. Most seem to remove the steering column trim when doing this. It does make it a…
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How to Add Custom LED Lighting to your Infiniti i35 Cluster for 5thgen Nissan Maxima (2002-2003)

Community Member Credit: Jose Vargas I35 Cluster swap in the process, first ima swap out the long led tub it has to light up gauges and replace it with 4 RGB led strips with the module so I can remotely change to different colors quickly if I want to. Everything…
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VQ35DE or FWD VQ35 HR?

If you had to do a motor swap (due to blown engine , timing chain etc...), would you swap it for another VQ35DE or go straight for the newly improved FWD VQ35 HR?

5thgen Nissan Maxima Faulty Inaccurate Fuel Gauge Fix (Re-Solder 4 Resistor Joints)

Community Member Credit: Eddy If you found this post, you most likely ran out of gas due to inaccurate fuel gauge readings (or you already knew the gauge didn't work). And now you are looking to see how to fix it. Most of the time, it's the cluster that is…
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How to Install Chrome Gauge Rings from Paradox-Systems

Member Credit: shift_ice Installation procedure: 1) Remove the kick panel underneath the steering wheel. There are 2 screws at the bottom of the trim and snaps at the top. Get the screws removed and pull towards the rear of the car to release the snaps. 2) Disconnect the dimmer (and…
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Tito Savain’s 2004 6thgen Maxima HR Swap Journey (FWD 2nd Gen VQ35DE Swap)

Member Credit: Tito Savain (@thekidlyric on YouTube) This is Tito's journey on swapping his 2004 6-Speed Maxima with a newer VQ35DE Engine. This swap is commonly known as the HR Swap aka FWD 2nd Gen VQ35DE Swap. The engine was from a 2014 Nissan Maxima with 45K miles and cost $600 from…
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Albert’s Custom LED Modding Services Now Available

Full Package Pricing $175 shipped This is a Send In Service I can also Supply a Cluster and Climate control for an Additional $55 Parts Included in Send in led Mod Package Includes the following: Cluster Climate Control 4 Door Switches All Dash Buttons and Controls Single Color ONLY! Optional:…
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(2002-2004) Infiniti i35 Cluster Swap into 5thgen Nissan Maxima (2002-2003)

All you need to do is re-pin the wires. No need to extend them. It is best to start with the M34 Plug and then do the M32 Plug. Re-pinning Instructions Pinout Reference #20 Red/Yellow -----Move To------ > #49 #22 Black -----Move To------ > #59 #23 Yellow w/  Red Strip…
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How to Remove Stock Radio on 07-08 6thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Eddy Disconnect battery negative terminal. Remove the CVT finisher. Place the shift lever in the Drive position. Separate the chrome finisher from the shift knob by pushing it down. Remove the shift knob (1) by removing the spring clip and pulling up. Then remove the chrome finisher (2).…
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Upgrading your 4thgen Maxima Cluster/Odometer Bulbs with LED Bulbs (NEO5-BH 5MM)

Member Credit: EddyMaxx I wanted my cluster to match the rest of the LEDs in my 1998 Maxima. I liked the blue color so I ordered those. The install was pretty straight-forward and the final outcome is awesome. I'm going to sand down the orange on the needle for a…
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2000-2004 Infiniti i30/i35 EL Bulb Swap to LED Strip

Member Credit: tjmoney87 Overall, this is an easy mod if you are careful, but if not, things can get ugly VERY quickly! I would recommend getting a second cluster just to practice...that's what I did, making sure I was careful enough and to make sure the strip fits. I like…
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How to Install Custom Dash Gauges on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Cheston WARNING: These are JUST directions. I am NOT liable if you mess up your car. Use common sense when attempting this or ANY mod. Always use caution when it comes tools that use electricity. WEAR PROTECTIVE CLOTHING! Tools needed: phillips & flat head screwdriver, 10mm socket, 12mm socket,…
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6thgen Maxima Brake Swap into 4thgen Maxima on 16″ Wheels

Community Member Credit: vipervadim Another Project from 2014 6gen brakes swap into 4th gen Maxima that clear 16in rims I've seen plenty of 6th gen brake swaps into 4th/5th gens but I've never seen them modified to clear 16in rims. I have 16s, spring and stuts, I plow through potholes…
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How to Fix Stuck Gas Gauge Needle on 6thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Sparky This 2007 Nissan Maxima came in with the complaint that the gas gauge was stuck on empty. Actually a closer look revealed that the gauge needle was stuck under the empty stop peg. Due to the coloring of the instrument cluster lens I was unable to get…
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The World’s Official 7thgen Nissan Maxima 6-Speed Swaps (2009-2015)

There was a time where 6-speed swaps for the Nissan Maxima were only available for 4thgens, 5thgens and 6thgens. After 2006, Nissan no longer offered manual transmission options. All-new Maxima's now come with the CVT transmission. While the CVT provides a smoother ride and improved fuel economy, it definitely takes…
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VQ Maxima’s AdminTuned Gen2 VQ35DE 6-Speed 5thgen Nissan Maxima (285WHP / 258TQ)

Owner: VQ Maxima Year: 2002 Model: Maxima Color: Burgandy Red Trim: SE Engine: Gen2 VQ35DE Swap Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Mod List Gen2 VQ35DE Swap Sentra Spec-V Transmission Gearing Swap Altima Headers 3" Exhaust 3.5" CGR$ Long Tube Intake Nisformance Light-Weight Flywheel Nisformance Stage 1 Clutch 2j Racing LT Weight Crank Pulley V1 Racing Springs…
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1995-1998 Gen1/Gen2/Gen3 VQ35DE Swap on 3.0 Timing Custom Cam Adapters

Community Member Credit: Eddy If you are looking to do a Gen1/Gen2/Gen3 VQ35DE Swap on 3.0 timing, you will need to obtain a set of cam adapters and spacers from Leonard. You can buy them here: https://www.schmellyparts.com/maxima/gen-ii-vq35de-swap/cam-adapters These are high-quality parts and services from a reputable member. We're thankful that…
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How to Swap 6thgen Brakes on 4thgen to Clear 16″ Wheels

Member Credit: Viper Vadim I've seen plenty of 6th gen brake swaps into 4th/5th gens but I've never seen them modified to clear 16in rims. I have 16s, spring and stuts, I plow through potholes in NYC, I'm never going to drive low and SLOW and avoid all potholes like some…
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2004-2006 Maxima AC Control Amplifier Burnt Out Due to Coins/Pennies (U1000)

Member Credit: EddyMaxx Do you have the symptoms below: This morning while I was driving to school, my instrument cluster just stopped working... I.E. Speedometer, odometer, fuel gauge, rpm's, even the blinkers (though these worked, just wouldn't get the clicking noise or the visual indicator on the instrument cluster). The…
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2009-2020 Nissan Maxima Gen2/3 VQ35DE Engine Swap Exhaust Cam Sensor Plug ($25.00 Shipped)

Contact @Terrance on Facebook to order set. Replace that unused Exhaust Cam Sensor with this Plug on your new Gen2/Gen3 Engine swap. This works with the following Engine Swaps (This is if you swapped your 4thgen, 5thgen, 6thgen or Altima SE/SE-R with a newer Engine): 2015-2018 Nissan Altima Engine Swap …
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Official 7thgen Nissan Maxima 6-Speed Manual Transmission Swap Parts List (2009-2015)

Member Credit:  Sunday Ortiz & Gerson Flores This is only intended for a providing a reference to the list of core parts used in the 7GM 6-Speed swap that was successfully completed by Gerson Flores & Sunday Ortiz. It's not a how-to or step-by-step process. Please only attempt to do the swap if…
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1st 2016+ Gen3 VQ35DE Engine Swap into Automatic 1998 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Community Member Credit: Victor Dragos Notes: This is the first 35HR 4gen Auto swap Automatics are finicky (they're always in gear when driving) so to keep them happy have to use a 4gen IACV So I designed and developed that adapter to manifold for the Auto in this swap. 5spd/6spd…
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Recommended Shop for HR Swaps?

For those with HR Swaps, let us know who you recommend based on your overall experience with the shop. This will be helpful to others considering the swap.

Jerry Herrera’s 2003 6-Speed VQ35DE 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Owner: Jerry Herrera Instagram: @5.5genjry Year: 2003 Model: Maxima Color: White Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Trim: GLE Mod List: 2003 6-Speed HLSD Manual Swapped Max GLE with full SE interior swap Nisformance Stock Re-flashed ECU Desmond Motorsports Catch Can Unorthodox Racing Aluminum Underdrive/Crank Pulley Stillen Front Mount Strut Bar Custom 3” SRI with…
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