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Cheap 4thgen Nissan Maxima Radiator Support Repair $25 Bucks

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

Cheap 4thgen Nissan Maxima Radiator Support Repair $25 Bucks

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.

The 4thgen Maxima Definitive Radiator Core Support Thread

Relevance: 91%      Posted on: 04/21/2018

The 4thgen Maxima Definitive Radiator Core Support Thread

Community 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 these issues Signs of a…

How to Replace Thermostat on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 87%      Posted on: 01/23/2018

How to Replace Thermostat on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: VQpower The thermostat regulates the flow of coolant within the engine. At low coolant temps, it stays closed. As the engine warms, it opens to allow coolant to flow through the radiator and cool the engine. It's located on the left side of the engine, here: If it…

5thgen Nissan Maxima Aluminum Radiator Upgrade (using 4thgen Radiator $100 Bucks)

Relevance: 68%      Posted on: 10/13/2020

5thgen Nissan Maxima Aluminum Radiator Upgrade (using 4thgen Radiator $100 Bucks)

Community Member Credit: Eddy If you are tired of your OEM plastic radiator cracking or just simply looking for an upgrade, the 4thgen radiator is a very good option. It fits perfectly on the 2000-2003 5thgen and only costs around $100 bucks. The quality is great and equal to those…

2002 Infiniti I35 with 2002 Nissan Maxima Front End Conversion

Relevance: 55%      Posted on: 12/27/2020

2002 Infiniti I35 with 2002 Nissan Maxima Front End Conversion

Community Member Credit: Hdnseek Back story behind the car, I bought it in March with damage to the front end. It had sat for 8 months at a apartment complex after the owner moved away. I drove it around a few days and fixed the coolant leak from the water…

Where are Bank 1 and Bank 2 sensors located?

Relevance: 46%      Posted on: 11/10/2017

Where are Bank 1 and Bank 2 sensors located?

So you get your code scanner and it says something like, "Bank 1 Sensor 2". So where exactly are these banks located? Bank 1 means that the sensor is closest to the Firewall. Bank 2 means that the sensor is closest to the Radiator. Yup, it's that simple.

5thgen Nissan Maxima Thermostat Replacement How-to

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 06/02/2020

5thgen Nissan Maxima Thermostat Replacement How-to

Member Credit: maximaboy12 Hey Guys since I have not seen a thread like this and thought maybe some nOObs will like to have something like this. This fix is not hard be prepared to get dirty. Tools Needed: Small Ratchet set with a swivel head. (Preferably) 10mm Pan or something…

How to Install Transmission Cooler

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 01/15/2017

How to Install Transmission Cooler

Member Credit: Greg 1.I bought the Hayden model 404 from Pep Boys for $49.99 plus tax. There were other smaller models, but I figured I would get the largest one practical. The 404 is considered "Heavy Duty" and is 7.5 inches tall by 15.5 inches wide, by 0.75 inches thick.…

How to install a CVT Transmission Cooler on 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 37%      Posted on: 12/28/2017

How to install a CVT Transmission Cooler on 7thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Brandan Nankoo, Mishimoto Photo Credits: Sunday Ortiz and Gerson Flores No one ever wants to experience the feeling of having to replace a CVT Transmission. Under warranty, it's not so bad. But out of warranty, it will be a very expensive job. To prolong the life of the CVT, many…

Engine Coolant Removal and Replacement on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 36%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

Engine Coolant Removal and Replacement on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: motorvate Changing your coolant on a regular basis is very important to the longevity of your engine. With normal use, the corrosion inhibitors loose their effectiveness. Nissan recommends that AFTER the first 96,000 KM replace the coolant every 24 months, or 48,000 KM. The procedure that I am…

How to Replace your Oil Cooler Ring

Relevance: 36%      Posted on: 01/05/2017

How to Replace your Oil Cooler Ring

Member Credit: KZ 259 1. Drain out oil and coolant. drain the coolant as much as possible because it will drip for a while after the majority is out. 2. Remove oil filter 3. Take a 22mm socket and break loose the nut/bolt (its a bolt with a hex on it)…

Corey Mott’s 2005 6-Speed Nissan Altima SE-R (Modded & Tuned 269WHP)

Relevance: 27%      Posted on: 07/18/2020

Corey Mott's 2005 6-Speed Nissan Altima SE-R (Modded & Tuned 269WHP)

Owner: Corey Mott Year: 2005 Model: Altima SE-R Color: Smoke Metallic Engine: VQ35DE Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Mod List: Ionic Dynamics Carbon Fiber Engine Cover Mishimoto Catch Can Mishimoto Radiator Mishimoto Oil Cap Mishimoto Carbon Fiber Radiator Cap Mishimoto Power Steering Reservoir Moog Front Sway End Links Moog Rear Sway End Links…

Charles Downer’s 6-Speed Gen2 VQ35DE Engine Swapped 6thgen Maxima

Relevance: 24%      Posted on: 09/22/2020

Charles Downer's 6-Speed Gen2 VQ35DE Engine Swapped 6thgen Maxima

Owner: Charles Downer Year: 2006 Model: Maxima Current Color: Black Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Trim: SE Mod List: Gen2 VQ35 DE Brembo BBK Powder-coated Dormant Spalls Copper 370z Wheels Powder-coated Illusion Money Manzo Y-Pipe Vibrant Resonator OBX Mufflers Custom Headlights w/ Halos & Ring Strip Racingline Battery Tie Down Racingline Strut Bar Stillen Lip Elite…

Hector Cruz’s Gen2 VQ35DE HR 6-Speed Swapped B13 SE-R Sentra

Relevance: 24%      Posted on: 07/21/2018

Hector Cruz's Gen2 VQ35DE HR 6-Speed Swapped B13 SE-R Sentra

Owner:  Hector Cruz Year: 1994 Model: B13 Sentra SE-R Color: Red Engine: 2014 Nissan Maxima Engine w/ 2,900 Miles Transmission: 5-Speed (Cable) to 6-Speed (Hydraulic) Manual Mod List: 2014 Nissan Maxima Engine w/ 2,900 Miles 5-Speed (Cable) to 6-Speed (Hydraulic) Manual Gutted Intake Manifold Block-off Plates Custom Carlson Radiator Poly Maxima Mounts…

Paramy’s aka Deckdout2 1st Fully Built 5.5Gen Maxima

Relevance: 24%      Posted on: 09/12/2020

Paramy's aka Deckdout2 1st Fully Built 5.5Gen Maxima

Owner: Paramy aka Deckdout2 Year: 2003 Model: Maxima Color: Black Engine: Built VQ35DE Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Mod List: Performance 6-Speed with 17k Miles and 4.133 FD Gearing Helical Limited-Slip Differential Short Throw Shifter - STS Mod Spec Stage II Clutch Fidanza Lightweight Flywheel Fully Built Motor with less then 800 Miles! Wiseco 11.0:1…

Repairing Broken Exhaust Manifold Studs on 3rd Maxima

Relevance: 23%      Posted on: 01/14/2018

Repairing Broken Exhaust Manifold Studs on 3rd Maxima

Member Credit: Bryan Tisch I was successful in repairing my broken exhaust manifold studs. Below is my exact procedure I used. I took some video and some pictures, which I will post also. Half of the time for this procedure will be spent in removing the components in order to get…

Installing Mishimoto Slim Fans into your 1995-2008 Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 22%      Posted on: 05/31/2020

Installing Mishimoto Slim Fans into your 1995-2008 Nissan Maxima

Member Credit: Eddy I decided to change my stock OEM Nissan fans to Mishimoto Slim fans. Below is what I did in order to make the fans plug-n-play, to the stock harness. For Mishimoto, you don't really need a relay but it doesn't hurt to have one. If you decide…

SPAL 16″ Puller Electric Fan 2024 CFM on Nissan Maxima (Part # 30102049)

Relevance: 22%      Posted on: 06/09/2018

SPAL 16" Puller Electric Fan 2024 CFM on Nissan Maxima (Part # 30102049)

Member Credit: EddyMaxx I was shopping around for quality fans for my Nissan Maxima's (6thgen and 4thgen). The dual Mishimoto fans were not cutting it anymore. And honestly, the Mishimoto fans were really no different than the 14" generic ones on eBay. I did some research and found a company…

Knock Sensor FAQ & Replacement on 3rdgen Maxima

Relevance: 21%      Posted on: 01/13/2018

Knock Sensor FAQ & Replacement on 3rdgen Maxima

Member Credit: Ken Rosengren FAQ Q) What does a knock sensor do? A) A knock sensor is a specially designed listening device for car engines. It listens for engine knock, or detonation (pinging). Detonation can be very bad for an engine and is the result of the fuel/air mixture exploding too…

secondtonone317’s Backyard Turbo Rebuild

Relevance: 21%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

secondtonone317's Backyard Turbo Rebuild

Member Credit: secondtonone317 (R.I.P) This build was completed in July of 2009 by Bishnu. May he sleep in peace. Well, I been busy and didn't have time to drop this motor back in the car until. I have been working on it for the past month or so. Most of the…

Ethan Dori’s 2002 305WHP 6-Speed Gen2 VQ35DE 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 20%      Posted on: 12/19/2020

Ethan Dori's 2002 305WHP 6-Speed Gen2 VQ35DE 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Owner: Ethan Dori Year: 2002 Model: Maxima Color: Majestic Blue Trim: SE Engine: 2013 Gen2 VQ35DE Swap Transmission: 6-Speed Manual Mod List: 2013 Maxima Motor SPEC Stage 2 Clutch JWT Flywheel Cattman Headers 3.5" Full Cold Air Intake Billet Oil Pump ARP Rods Bolts Oil Cool Delete SS Clutch Line SS Fuel…

In Loving Memory of Chris Hernandez aka Chernmax (The World’s First Turbo 6GM)

Relevance: 20%      Posted on: 02/04/2018

In Loving Memory of Chris Hernandez aka Chernmax (The World's First Turbo 6GM)

This post is dedicated to our good friend and fellow car cnthusiast Chris Hernandez aka Chernmax. He was a true pioneer in the Nissan Maxima community and never hesitated to help a fellow member out. Chris was the first to turbo a 6thgen Nissan Maxima and inspired many others to…

Ham’s “Bagged & Coppered” Elite 6thgen Vol. 1

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 02/03/2018

Ham's "Bagged & Coppered" Elite 6thgen Vol. 1

Owner: Ham A. Social Media:   Year: 2008 Model: Nissan Maxima Color: Majestic Blue Pearl (BW9) Trim: SL What motivated you to MOD your Maxima? My inspiration to mod the maxima was my desire to be different and mod a platform so few have really explored. Those few were the OG's that have moved…

Bink Dean’s HR Swapped Custom Turbo 5thgen Maxima

Relevance: 19%      Posted on: 09/20/2018

Bink Dean's HR Swapped Custom Turbo 5thgen Maxima

Owner: Bink Dean Year: 2003 Model: Maxima Color: Custom PDS Bluegill Colorshift/ Hyper Silver Pearls Mix Transmission: Automatic to Manual LSD 6-Speed Swap Trim: SE What motivated you to MOD your Maxima? Love the styling and performance of the 5.5 gen Maxima and no one else in my area had one or realize the potential…