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How to Replace OEM Spark Plug Tube Seals on Valve Cover (Save $$$)

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 02/13/2021

How to Replace OEM Spark Plug Tube Seals on Valve Cover (Save $$$)

Community Member Credit: R&D Factory Here are DIY instructions on how to replace the OEM seals on your Nissan VQ engine. At R&D Factory, we service many Nissans and Infiniti's daily and run into the same valve cover/spark plug o-ring leak. About 75% of the vehicles that we serve have…

P0075 – Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit (Bank 1) 2009 Maxima

Relevance: 96%      Posted on: 09/02/2019

P0075 - Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit (Bank 1) 2009 Maxima

Member Credit: EddyMaxx Our 2009 7thgen Nissan Maxima threw code P0075 - Intake Valve Control Solenoid Circuit (Bank 1). Bank 1 is the location closest to the Firewall. The first thing to always do is to check the connectors and harness to see if it's broken or has any exposed…

How to Remove Your IACV

Relevance: 81%      Posted on: 01/15/2017

How to Remove Your IACV

Member Credit: Freeengineinfo Idle Air Control Valve Replacement Does your car idle rough or the speed cycle up and down. You probably have a bad idle air control valve. The only purpose of the idle air control valve is to keep the engine’s idle smooth. The engine’s computer gives the…

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Relevance: 73%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Member Credit: scrui Lift the front end of the car about two feet, high enough for you to get underneath and have easy access. I used ramps. Please make sure car is lifted safely so there's no serious injuries. Drain oil from transmission, use an Allen key to remove plug. Remove…

How to Replace Springs & Shocks on 6thgen Maxima

Relevance: 70%      Posted on: 01/20/2018

How to Replace Springs & Shocks on 6thgen Maxima

Member Credit: cfr94 This installation process is for a set of Eibach Suspension Springs Pro Kit 6369.140 with 2.0" drop in front & 0.8" drop in rear. REAR END: 20-30 minutes Tools Needed: Air rachet or air gun, 18mm socket 3/4" open wrench & adjustable floor jack These instructions are…

How to Install a 2000 5thgen VI Manifold on 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 68%      Posted on: 02/16/2020

How to Install a 2000 5thgen VI Manifold on 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Member Credit: sdot82 This write-up is for a 2000-01 VI manifold swap on to 95-99 Maxima. There are many ways to do this swap so first I will number the ways I know how to do this and then go into detail on how to do it. There are a…

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Relevance: 66%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Member Credit: rpsuprdave WARNING: It is not recommended that you attempt this procedure without basic mechanical skills and knowledge of automobiles. Always take safety precautions seriously when working around an automobile. A simple mistake may cause you physical harm and/or death. Improper installation may cause mechanical damage to the vehicle. Materials…

How to Swap Climate Control Bulb on 5thgen Maxima

Relevance: 65%      Posted on: 03/17/2018

How to Swap Climate Control Bulb on 5thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Anthony Carter Tools Needed: Hard Plastic Blade to Remove Shifter Cover and Bent Box (Flathead may mess up your dash) #2 Phillips Small Phillips Small Flathead to help disconnect electrical connectors in back of climate control unit 8mm Socket w/ Extension. Pop out the vent up top. Pop…

RWD 350z Intake Manifold Installed on FWD VQ35DE Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 63%      Posted on: 09/17/2020

RWD 350z Intake Manifold Installed on FWD VQ35DE Nissan Maxima

Community Member Credit: Nismo3112 / vsamoylov Important Notes: You will need the front valve cover from a 350z and modify the plenum to clear the hood. The FWD fwd valve cover on the driver's side won't work cause of the oil plug. The Front Strut Bar does fit You can use…

Cable Driven 75MM Throttle Body Installed on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 61%      Posted on: 03/26/2018

Cable Driven 75MM Throttle Body Installed on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: schmellyfart I've had this project on the back burner for the better part of the last year and a half, but it is finally done. 75mm tb on an A32 3.5 swap with a functioning IACV. The TB is an aftermarket 75mm TB produced for a 86-93 Mustang, redrilled…

FWD vs RWD VQ35DE Differences

Relevance: 61%      Posted on: 12/10/2018

FWD vs RWD VQ35DE Differences

Member Credit: pmohr To try to cut down on the 'can I use a 350z motor in my car', or 'why can't I use a G35 or FX35 or (etc) motor for my swap?' type of questions. The following pictures all have the blocks aligned in basically the same exact way…

Engine Cover Part Numbers for 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 60%      Posted on: 12/28/2017

Engine Cover Part Numbers for 7thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Julian Nicasio If you are looking to replace your engine covers, below are the part numbers you need. Below is the current pricing as of December 2017. You can buy them on eBay, NissanPartsDeal.com, quirkparts.com, rockauto.com.  Engine Cover 14041-9N00B $78.09 Upper Cover 64894-9N00A $50.87 Fuse box Cover 24382-ZY70A $11.28 Upper…

Knock Sensor FAQ & Replacement on 3rdgen Maxima

Relevance: 54%      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…

How to Replace Ignition Switch on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 54%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

How to Replace Ignition Switch on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: pmohr This howto is for the quick and easy task of replacing the ignition switch. If you have to jiggle the key around for the car to start, have to do any special tricks for it to work, whatever. This whole process shouldn't take but 10 minutes, if…

Rabbit Hole Motorsports VQ35DE Push-In -8AN Fitting for Valve Covers (Great for Catch Can Setups)

Relevance: 52%      Posted on: 09/04/2020

Rabbit Hole Motorsports VQ35DE Push-In -8AN Fitting for Valve Covers (Great for Catch Can Setups)

Facebook: Rabbit Hole Motorsports Photo Credit: Rene Saran, Jose Vargas, Rabbit Hole Motorsports Order Link: https://rabbitholemotorsports.bigcartel.com/product/push-in-pcv-fitting-8an Push-In -8AN fittings to accommodate the 5/8" PCV tube found on VQ engines valve covers to clean up your Oil Catch Can setup. These are AN fittings designed to be pushed in your engine…

How to Perform a 6-speed Swap on 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 51%      Posted on: 01/09/2017

How to Perform a 6-speed Swap on 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Member Credit: MAXSE5SPD REQUIRED PARTS 02+ 6spd maxima transmission. Sentra spec-v will also work (if you use Maxima bell housing) 5.5 gen 6spd maxima shifter assembly 5.5 gen 6spd maxima shifter cables 6spd drivers side axle 6spd pass axle* 6spd frame trans mount 6spd transmission mount 6spd flywheel 6spd clutch 5spd…

Installing Audi R8 Coilpacks on VQ30DE Engine 3.0 / 3.0 DE-K (4thgen/5thgen)

Relevance: 51%      Posted on: 12/07/2019

Installing Audi R8 Coilpacks on VQ30DE Engine  3.0 / 3.0 DE-K (4thgen/5thgen)

Member Credit: Ronny Para This article will help you install Audi R8 Coil Packs on your VQ30DE. For those that don’t know, Audi coilpacks are stronger and better than Nissan coilpacks. They add better mpg and more HP/TQ. It works on bone stock vehicles or highly modified vehicles. Nissan Coilpack…

How to Install Kinetix Intake Manifold

Relevance: 51%      Posted on: 01/05/2017

How to Install Kinetix Intake Manifold

Community Member Credit: DeusExMaxima The procedure for removing the OEM intake and replacing it with the Kinetix was fairly straightforward. With basic hand tools, I did the job at a casual pace in under 2 hours. Tools Needed: Allen wrench (supplied with manifold) 10mm, 12mm, and 14mm wrenches and sockets…

Suprastick V4 – The Latest Weapon for Nissan Maxima Automatic Transmissions

Relevance: 51%      Posted on: 12/19/2020

Suprastick V4 - The Latest Weapon for Nissan Maxima Automatic Transmissions

Community Member Credit: JIME Ok guys after spending a lot of time and money last year I ended up using an automatic shifter dubbed shift-fast for my automatic transmission.. It is just some relays connected to a RPM switch (Emanage\UTEC\MSD). It works fine, it allows me to shift at any…

How To Remove the Front Bumper Cover on 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 51%      Posted on: 12/29/2017

How To Remove the Front Bumper Cover on 7thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Ghozt Here are instructions for how to remove your front bumper fascia, or what many of you simply know as the front bumper of your car. One note: if you have the Stillen lip installed 2 of the screws on the bottom will be covered and only accessible…

How to Clean Throttle Body and Idle Air Control Valve (IACV) on 4thgen Maxima

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 09/22/2019

How to Clean Throttle Body and Idle Air Control Valve (IACV) on 4thgen Maxima

Member Credit: Cdg2125 Tools Required: Ratchet 10m socket 12mm socket Flathead or 8mm socket Pliers or vise grips 1 can of Throttle Body cleaner 1 can of Carb cleaner (I find Berrymans B12 to work fastest) New throttle body gasket New IAC Valve Gasket (dealer only) Step 1: Disconnect battery.…

How to Adjust the Timing on 3rdgen Maxima

Relevance: 49%      Posted on: 01/13/2018

How to Adjust the Timing on 3rdgen Maxima

Member Credit: Bryan Tisch Below is the distributor hold-down bolt which resides under the distributor, you can see the sun shining on it in both pictures. To change the timing: First obtain a timing gun (normal or one with the advance feature) Make sure the engine is warmed up and…

How to Install a Suprastick V4 on 4thgen Nissan Maxima (Automatic Transmission)

Relevance: 48%      Posted on: 12/19/2020

How to Install a Suprastick V4 on 4thgen Nissan Maxima (Automatic Transmission)

Community Member Credit: G4nismo The Suprastick manual can be downloaded here: SSv4.6 - Manual Tools Needed Wire stripper Wire taps Wire quick connectors (slide or bullet style) Soldering iron A lot of wires Additional Parts Needed: DB9 male to DB9 male serial cable (for LCD screen) Null modem adapter (for…

Matty’s Vortech V1 V2 Supercharger Parts List

Relevance: 46%      Posted on: 11/25/2018

Matty's Vortech V1 V2 Supercharger Parts List

Member Credit: Matty Here is a list of parts you will need if you plan on purchasing my V1 Starter Kit and want to finish off the kit with custom items. Vortech V1 or V2 Blower (Counter Clockwise Rotation, Straight Discharge) The blower NEEDS to have this fitting on it…

How to Change Spark Plugs on Infiniti G35/FX35

Relevance: 46%      Posted on: 01/06/2019

How to Change Spark Plugs on Infiniti G35/FX35

Member Credit: G35 Mass I installed LFR5AIX-11 plugs. First, the tools you will need: 6 NGK Iridium IX Sparkplugs 3/8" Rachet 3/8" long extension (at least ten inches) 10mm socket 10mm open-end wrench 16mm "deep" socket (or "sparkplug socket") Magnetic pick up tool 3-prong grabber (optional, you'll need it if you don't have a…

How to Replace Vapor Canister Purge Vent Valve (P0455 – EVAP Leak) 2004-2008

Relevance: 46%      Posted on: 11/18/2018

How to Replace Vapor Canister Purge Vent Valve (P0455 - EVAP Leak) 2004-2008

Member Credit: EddyMaxx Over the past few weeks, there's been a strong gasoline smell coming from the driver side. I almost thought it was a gas leak since I had a tiny pinch in exhaust pipe which was leaking some condensation / water. Upon scanning it for codes I found…

How to Remove Upper Intake Manifold

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

How to Remove Upper Intake Manifold

Member Credit: !PrjctMax! Tools needed -10mm socket or wrench -12mm socket AND wrench -14mm socket or wrench (only if you have a FSTB) -needle nose pliers and/or pliers -patience and finger strength for the clamps/harnesses 1.) First you have to remove the engine cover. 2.) If you have a FSTB,…

How to Make Coilbags To Protect Your Coilovers During Winter

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 01/08/2017

How to Make Coilbags To Protect Your Coilovers During Winter

Member Credit: omahasubaru Materials you will need: - canvas material from a local fabric store. - heavy duty thread - heavy duty velcro - some rope/string or zip ties Tools you will need: - Fabric tape measure - Scissors - Pencil or fabric marker - Sewing machine Other items that may…