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Nissan Altima, Sedan
#101 of 130 Re: aftermarket exhaust 3.5SE [dougf912]
Feb 14, 2008 (12:34 pm)
i have a 2002 3.5 as well and i love it...first thing i did was change out the intake to a cold air and what a difference...the sound is amazing after 4k rpm....next was the exhaust and put on apex n1 mufflers with titanium tips and cut out the resonator...u can see a big difference in performance from stock with these upgrades..the only bummer is there are a lot of maf sensor problems with an intake on 02 models...i bog alot at mid rpm's right now..
#102 of 130 No Ipod Interface w/Tech package.......
Feb 15, 2008 (3:34 am)
Bummed out! The Altima with the NAV can not support the ipod interface cable...was told either install the cable and give up your rear camera or get the model w/out the nav. I'm leaning on going without the Nav for full functionality of the IPOD and saving about $2k....what do you think?
Feb 18, 2008 (11:33 am)
I Recently bought a dark slate 2008 nissan altima 2.5 s with a convience plus package, i love my car but the only problem is that i see too many nissan altima's, so i wanted to make my altima unique.... but i really cant think of any thing to do. First i wanted to instal a pop out dvd player but im thinking that when it comes out it will block my a/c...... if any one has suggestions please let me know
#104 of 130 Re: Aftermarket [deucedub]
Feb 18, 2008 (11:49 am)
Here's what I did that added a lot of character to the car....get the windows darkened! I have dark slate also and it adds a lot to the looks. I'm also considering a new grille. I have wider tires than the stock Protanza's and they add to the look as well. Can't help you with the dvd player, just redirect the air to other vents.
#105 of 130 Re: Aftermarket [bv050506]
Feb 19, 2008 (8:21 am)
do you have a picture... i already had tinted my car windows and also the a/c vents cannot be redirected because it is the main three
#106 of 130 Re: No Ipod Interface w/Tech package....... [kosarfan]
Feb 19, 2008 (10:02 am)
Hi kosarfan. I would go that route as well. I've seen the nav systems in the altima and for starters, I didn't like the placement of it, not ergonomically friendly. You have to take your eyes of the road to follow the nav and that can be dangerous, especially in unfamiliar areas. Plus, I've heard a few folks on here dislike the navs in them altogether for functional purposes. Hope this helps you in your decision. Is this aux input strictly for IPOD's? Can you use an mp3 as well? If so, where do you obtain the input jack for it?
#107 of 130 Re: aftermarket fog lights [ken75]
Feb 19, 2008 (10:09 am)
Let me know if you did go and purchase them ken, I'm interested myself. Please share your experience if you've gone that route. I just bought an 08 2.5 SL this past Saturday. How do you like yours???
#108 of 130 Re: aftermarket fog lights [pure_hp]
Feb 19, 2008 (4:51 pm)
I have not purchased the fog lights as yet because of the cost. I did however, find a deal on ebay for $100.00 but this was for the lights only, no wiring harness, no switches and no directions. I would have had to bring it to some kind of detail shop for the work as I am kind of auto dumb. The lights were Nissan lights that were supposed to fit the hole with no problem. I also had to wonder about warranty details. I don't know how stinky they can get. That's all I got and i hope it helps you a little.
I have only put about 1100 miles on the car only because of the HS weather. As far as I am concerned, the car drives better than any other we have owned. It has plenty of power, the CVT works great, it has enough bells and whistles to satisfy me and I would buy another in a heart beat. In fact, I might go for the Coup or Maxima, but that is a long way down the road. I fully anticipate this vehicle to treat us well and I really anticipate driving the hell out of it when the weather gets better.
#109 of 130 Re: aftermarket fog lights [ken75]
Feb 19, 2008 (6:43 pm)
I think we may have seen the same deal on ebay. Tomorrow after work I'm going to see if I can get to the dealership and find out how much it would be to purchase them and install them, parts labor, whole nine. I'm in Georgia, Metro Atlanta area. I'm sure there will be a variance in price between us but it should not be extreme. I don't know enough to install it myself and they always make it seem easy. I'm enjoying mine as well even though it's only been a couple of days. I'll keep you posted and let you know what I find. Hope the weather gets better so you can drive it til the wheels fall off, I plan on doing the same!
#110 of 130 Re: aftermarket fog lights [pure_hp]
Feb 20, 2008 (7:20 am)
The price on the fog lights alone from the dealer in this area (St.Paul) is $310.00 but I don't think that includes installation and I can easily see $400.00 - $450.00 for this job which to me, for a show item, is not worth it. I had fog lights on the F-150 I traded and used them once but did not like the effect. To much scatter which made seing anything ahead more difficult.
Please keep me aware of the charges you incur for this job if you have it done. We had -14 degrees this morning and that really puts a crimp in driving around, enjoying yourself. Four or five more weeks of the hs weather and things will start looking up. You have all the good weather, so enjoy your ride as much as possible.