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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…

Engine Cover Part Numbers for 7thgen Maxima

Relevance: 61%      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…

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Relevance: 55%      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…

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

Relevance: 55%      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…

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

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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…

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…

RWD 350z Intake Manifold Installed on FWD VQ35DE Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 50%      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…

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

Relevance: 45%      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…

2002-2003 5thgen Nissan Maxima Fuel Pump Relay Location

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 08/29/2020

2002-2003 5thgen Nissan Maxima Fuel Pump Relay Location

This is just a reference photo of where do find your fuel pump relay on 02-03 5thgen Nissan Maxima's. The location of the fuel pump relay is right under the hood release to the left of where your footrest is. You will need to remove the plastic cover, a sticky…

How to Replace your Transmission Valve Body v2

Relevance: 43%      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 Remove Your IACV

Relevance: 42%      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…

VQ35 HR vs DE Head Flow (Comparison / Flow Testing)

Relevance: 41%      Posted on: 12/02/2018

VQ35 HR vs DE Head Flow (Comparison / Flow Testing)

Member Credit: SGSash / onpointdyno I just picked up my HR heads from Gord Bush who cleaned them up for me and flow tested them. We of course have previous numbers from the non-revup heads that I had Gord Bush port – so let’s compare! Visually looking at the HR…

How to Remove your 6thgen Headlights

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How to Remove your 6thgen Headlights

Member Credit: Elite Package Hey guys i just recently painted the interior of my lights black to match my car. I just figured i'd write this post to help anyone out by giving "visual" instructions rather then "Text" instructions. So if you decide to tackle this project yourself like i did,…

Level 10 Valve Body Installed on 2004 5-Speed Automatic Transmission 6thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 35%      Posted on: 04/11/2021

Level 10 Valve Body Installed on 2004 5-Speed Automatic Transmission 6thgen Nissan Maxima

Community Member Credit: Darby Bryan Mccullers This fixed the infamous gear slamming issue after upgrading to the upgrade Level 10 valve body. Reference Info: The Nissan Maxima-Quest has become well known as a fine automobile. Unfortunately, the transmission continues to be a problem. Even when overhauled, the same factory parts…

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

Relevance: 34%      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 Replace Vapor Canister Purge Vent Valve (P0455 – EVAP Leak) 2004-2008

Relevance: 34%      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…

Matt Faraca aka airmattdog’s 1997 Customized 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 12/29/2018

Matt Faraca aka airmattdog's 1997 Customized 4thgen Nissan Maxima

Owner: Matt Faraca aka airmattdog Year: 1997 Model: Maxima Color:  Lamborghini Orange Paint Transmission: Automatic Trim: SE Mod List: Engine: Injen Polished Cai Custom Polished Valve Cover Polished Ac Lines Polished Brake Lines Custom Polished Aluminum Relay Covers Custom Polished Maf Sensor Cover Cusco Polished Oil Catch Tank Weapon R Polished Coolant Tank Nismo Oil…

How to Remove DE-K Swirl Valves

Relevance: 34%      Posted on: 01/15/2017

How to Remove DE-K Swirl Valves

Member Credit: speed racer These were the tools used: 1. Philip Screw Driver 2. Dremel with cutting accessory 3. Needle Nose pliers 4. Hair Tweezers 5. 10mm socket In this picture you can see where the two small screws hold the valve plate. You really only have one shot of…

OBX Headers Installation on 2002-2003 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 33%      Posted on: 06/03/2020

OBX Headers Installation on 2002-2003 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Credit: 02whitemaximase The OBX headers (02-03 Maxima, equal length y-pipe) have been out of stock for at least a year. For engine performance mods I have the Megan OE-RS Catback installed along with berk/Apexi intake and 5 piece spacers. I have compiled all of the information needed to get these…

How to Remove Upper Intake Manifold

Relevance: 31%      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 Replace Nissan Maxima 2002-2003 HID Bulb

Relevance: 31%      Posted on: 12/23/2018

How to Replace Nissan Maxima 2002-2003 HID Bulb

Member Credit: audtatious The following directions can be utilized in the replacement of HID bulbs in the 2002-2003 Maxima. These instructions cannot be utilized with other years of the Nissan Maxima. One person can accomplish this task with no no problems. Please view pictures with steps for additional detailed information. Tools…

How to Take Apart and Paint Headlights on 6thgen Maxima

Relevance: 31%      Posted on: 12/31/2017

How to Take Apart and Paint Headlights on 6thgen Maxima

Member Credit: DuesExMaxima The first step is to remove the grill. The plastic fasteners are easy to remove. If you have two small flat blade screwdrivers, like I didn't have, you put each one on one side of the center part and pull it up. Then grab it and pull the…

How to Remove 4thgen Gen Door Panels

Relevance: 30%      Posted on: 01/01/2018

How to Remove 4thgen Gen Door Panels

Member Credit: Chickan I searched around for a bit today, and was unable to locate a guide detailing how to remove 4th gen door panels (most likely similar for other years). This is useful when installing new speakers, fixing window switches, installing car alarms, etc. This was done on my…

Matty’s Vortech V1 V2 Supercharger Parts List

Relevance: 30%      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 Install Flush Mounted Voltmeter Installation on 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Relevance: 30%      Posted on: 02/24/2021

How to Install Flush Mounted Voltmeter Installation on 5thgen Nissan Maxima

Community Member Credit: AJ~ I love voltmeters. They tell you if the alternator died and you are running on the battery. Or in our case, the voltage regulator died and the car's electrical system was seeing 18.6VDC. Luckily, the ECU survived. All cars should have a voltmeter, and since El…

Brad Conner aka Tigersharkdude’s 1999 4thgen Nissan Maxima Journey

Relevance: 30%      Posted on: 12/26/2018

Brad Conner aka Tigersharkdude's 1999 4thgen Nissan Maxima Journey

Owner: Brad Conner aka Tigersharkdude Year: 1999 Model: Maxima Color:  White (QT1) Transmission: Automatic Trim: SE       Mod List: Engine/Transmission: True CAI with K&N Filter No Name FSTB Various Red Painted Fluid Caps VHT Wrinkle Red Painted Front Valve Cover Smoothed UIM Painted Aluminum Silver Airbrushed Spark Plug Cover/Engine Cover Exhaust: Custom Cat-Back…

How to Replace seals on Vortech Supercharger Blower

Relevance: 29%      Posted on: 08/18/2017

How to Replace seals on Vortech Supercharger Blower

Member Credit: 99BlackMaxMS So upon installation of the kit, my car developed a small oil leak that turned worse as time passed. It started after installing the supercharger, so I tried everything possible. I replaced sandwich plate & fittings, feed line fitting and eventually after pulling the blower, I saw that…