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Year: 2005
Make: Nissan
Model: Frontier CC
Trim: Nismo 4x4
Color: Silver
Mods: Sway bar removed... sometimes
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Audio: USA Spec iPod interface
Drivetrain: Automatic
Suspension: Bilstein 5100's (second ring slot from bottom), 2" spacer lift, adjustable shackles
Tires: Firestone Destination A/T's - LT285/75/R16

Lights: Three KC Daylighters on the front bumper. Two spot beams and one fog.
Armor: Front bumber
Performance: K&N CAI, Triple Dog GT Gas Gauge/Tuner
Other: Replaced the malfunction-prone stock radiator with a Spectra radiator

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Looks like a good start looking forward to the build up
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So I get to the shop, remove the grill and front bumper, cut a template from cardboard for my first piece to the new front bumper, trace it onto some steel, and that's when I notice the plasma cutter isn't working. Lame!! Project delayed for now. As a last resort I may try to use a die grinder to make the cuts. Will update later...

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Truck looks good, sucks about the plasma.

2011 SV Crew Cab long bed 4x4 Purchased 4/13/11 Totaled 10/14/13
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total miles 68390, 224 fillups, Total gallons used 4021, Total spent on fuel 13411.00 Lifetime mpg 17.

2013 Sv Crew Cab long bed with Sv utility Package Purchased 10-24-13

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I installed a K&N CAI. As usual, it's freakin' awesome! I also installed a utility light that was on my '88 Chevrolet 1500 that I had back in the day. The K&N heat shield provided a perfect spot for it.





Also, early Christmas present! The Gerber Camp Axe II. I need to figure out where to mount it.

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theres plenty of space to store it right behind the seats. thats where ive got mine along with jumper cables and need to put a folding shovel back there too.

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^Folding shovels are money!!! Got mine under the seat.
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^Folding shovels are money!!! Got mine under the seat.
I have three under my drivers seat... When I get stuck, I make every one in the truck help

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