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No. They are normally R Tune parts not S Tune parts.
 

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That looks like a pretty nice intake. Does Nissan allow you to use those under warranty?
As far as I know Nissan has absolutly no problem with their Nismo performance parts being put on. I was told by my local dealership that if you let the dealer put the parts on they are actually covered in the warranty. I don't know if this is true or not. I would check with your local dealer service dept because it seems they all have different views of aftermarket parts and the warranty. Ofcourse they will charge you an arm and a leg to put it on. I personally am not too fond of the dealership touching my truck unless its a warranty item. Nothing against the dealer I just enjoy doing the work myself!

Also these are a availible from yournissanparts.com!
 

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It's my understanding that if they are considered R-Tuned they have no warranty, and the NISMO intake (which looks totally different, BTW) listed on the yournissanparts.com web site is R-Tuned! This is from yournissanparts.com web site:

NISMO Parts are listed by series, S-TUNE and R-TUNE.
S-TUNE Parts carry Nissan 12 month / 12000 Mile warranty. R-TUNE parts DO NOT CARRY ANY WARRANTY IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE. R-TUNE parts are strictly for Race Day, they should not be installed on any vehicle operated on the street.
All Parts on this Website Listed in description as R-TUNE are not guaranteed for fit or finish, and do not carry any warranty of any kind. S-TUNE PARTS DO HAVE A 12 MONTH OR 12000 MILE WARRANTY.
Interestingly, when you go to NissanUSA and Build your own 350Z, there is a whole page of dealer installed NISMO options that can be added! It sure wouldn't make sense that they'd be okay with NISMO parts on a 350Z but not on a Frontier! As Strom mentioned, it may have to do with who does the install!
 

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Johnny_Random said:
... Does Nissan allow you to use those under warranty?
Here is a link for the Magnuson-Moss Wty Act.

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/buspubs/warranty.htm#Magnuson-Moss

This gives consumers more protection with products sold with warranties. Interesting and easy to get through, I didn't see the exact question answered. My take is that if we want to put an intake and exhaust system on and the fuel injection system quits, the repair is still under warranty regardless of a dealer's service department stance. They would really have to prove that these intake and exhuast systems caused the failure of the fuel injection system.

For a long time I have been a fan of gauze-type filters but not anymore. Stock work pretty good. Yeah, the gauze-type flow more but they also pass more particles through. So, depending on the environment a vehicle is operated this may be low-risk or high-risk for the life of the vehicle.

What ever anyone does, keep your stock parts for when it is time to sell/trade.
 

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The dealer can find a way to void your warranty if they really want to regardless of that act. They have ways of getting around it. I have heard the most rediculous ways of linking problems to mods.

Just thought NIssan might have a general policy about their NISMO parts. The warranty 05_NISMO posted about seem to be a mfg warranty on the parts themselves.

I guess it just depends on the dealers attitude towards mods. I have never dealt with Nissan on this type of stuff and will definitely check with my local dealer. I know with Ford (the best at getting out of warranty stuff) some dealers would void your warranty for CAI or shifter. Once it was void in the computer system you couldn't get it back.

The dealership I used for my Mustang installed headers on my car while they were doing work on my motor. Be nice if all of them were that mod-friendly.
 

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Johnny you are correct, that warranty (or lack of one) is on the NISMO Parts themselves.

The point I was trying to make is that you can actually add NISMO performance parts to the 350Z as you build it on the NissanUSA web site, so it would seem to be a double standard if they tried to void your warranty for adding NISMO performance parts to your Frontier. I know they can get pretty creative with void portions of your warranty (I used to own Fords too), but armed with information from their own web site and the Magnuson-Moss Act, a good lawyer would be able to make a pretty damn good case against them, especially if the parts were purchesed through Nissan (yournissanparts.com is Nissan of Turnersville, MJ) and properly installed, reqardless of who installed them!

Bottom line, if they failed to properly test Genuine NISMO parts that they made for Nissan vehicles, then shame on them! The arguement could be made that if they knew they would cause damage, (especially the S-Tune Parts) then why did they sell them?
 

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You guys worry about warranties too much. Bottom line is unless they can prove that the parts you installed caused the issue your warranty is fine. I will DEFINITELY be purchasing this intake as I love my Nismo intake on my 350Z. It is made by AEM with excellent fitament:

 

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Not to hijack the thread but KingTut you need to stop posting that 350 in here. It looks way too good!!! It makes me want to go out and spend $35K!! Beautiful Car, King!!

And Yes I know I personally worry way too much about my warranty!!
 

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05_NISMO_4X4, Have you asked NissanUSA why why nismo parts can be added to the 350 and since they can be added dose this effect the warranty?
 

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KingTut said:
You guys worry about warranties too much. Bottom line is unless they can prove that the parts you installed caused the issue your warranty is fine. I will DEFINITELY be purchasing this intake as I love my Nismo intake on my 350Z. It is made by AEM with excellent fitament:
KingTut, are you saying that the 350Z NISMO intake is made by AEM?? I read the post; I just want to make sure that's what you meant.
 

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I JUSTED HAD MY ALTIMA SE IN FOR SERVICE AT CHERRY HILL, NJ NISSAN WHICH I TAKE MY ALTIMA AND S/C FRONTIER ALL THE TIME FOR SERVISE AND THE SERVICE MANAGER TOLD ME THE NISMO PARTS INSTALLED BY THE DELAER ARE COVERED UNDEER THE FACTORY WARRENTY !!!!!
 

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I would like to see have something in writing.
 

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mike said:
I would like to see have something in writing.
Hahaha! mike, that's exactly what I was thinking. You end up having them put one in, something jacks up, and then they blow you off for repairs because it isn't printed anywhere that its covered under the factory warranty. I can picture it now! :lol:

I'll e-mail my dealers here and see what they say. Does anyone know if they plan on making anymore NISMO parts for the new Frontier, like exhaust and headers?
 

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I don't understand how NISMO aftermarket parts are for off-road use only, but other companies parts are 50 state legal. What gives??
 

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KingTut, are you saying that the 350Z NISMO intake is made by AEM?? I read the post; I just want to make sure that's what you meant.
That is EXACTLY what I am saying. It is made by AEM but will differ slightly. I have installed both an AEM and a Nismo on 350Zs and the insturctions are nearly identical, but the Nismo was a superior intake and came with the AEM bypass valve where you have to buy that seperately with an AEM intake. So Nismo basically just contracts out the production of the intake to AEM. The headers could be made by DC Sports as well since they are the same company now.
 

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What is the by-pass valve for and what does it do? I know the VQ40 in the Frontier is basically a stroked VQ35 like what's in the 350Z, but I've never seen any mention of a by-pass valve on any of the Frontier Intakes.
 

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The AEM Bypass Valve is used to protect the engine from hydro locking. Hydro locking occurs when the end of the inlet pipe is submerged in water and the water is sucked into the engine. Driving the vehicle in rainy conditions is not enough to cause a problem unless the vehicle becomes submerged enough that the inlet end of the pipe is immersed in water. Rain impingement on the filter will not cause a hydro lock condition. The distance of the filter from the road dictates the level of water that can cause damage. This distance varies with the vehicle ride height which is why there are no published numbers for this measurement.

All AEM Cold Air Intakes are to be used with the splash shield that is originally installed on the vehicle for protection and performance. The removal of splash shields actually deteriorates performance by allowing hot pavement air in the vicinity of the filter and negates any positive pressure created in the air filter area when the vehicle is in motion.

There are some instances where there is not enough room around the inlet pipe for adequate clearance of the Bypass Valve. In these cases a Short Ram system is offered or will be offered in the near future..


Straight from AEM's website!!
 
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