collapse

Donate

Become a 2017/18 AZXC Supporting Member just Click the Donate button.

* Calendar

December 2017
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 [11] 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31

No calendar events were found.

Upcoming Events

Sorry! There are no calendar events available at the moment.

* Newest Member

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 21
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.

* User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
goto AZXC

Go To AZXC

goto AZTC

GoTo AZFC

GoTo AZPC

Forum Chatbox

Refresh History
  • pinchel (Rob): Post up if you can meet up at Coffee & Crawlers tomorrow! Don't forget a new unwrapped toy to enter special drawing.
    December 08, 2017, 06:02:36 PM
  • ShockBlue_Scott: Has anyone done the Diamond Creek Road to the bottom of the Grand Canyon?
    December 05, 2017, 08:52:10 AM
  • XterrasNameIsMolly (Justin): I have nothing to do, but I would be happy to assist / host a mod day if interested (south phoenix)
    December 05, 2017, 08:47:14 AM
  • DBAX: Picked up a pop up camper (used) this weekend, thinking an axle flip will be a good thing. Also thinking, I've never flipped an axle..
    December 04, 2017, 01:28:38 PM
  • ShockBlue_Scott: I would be interested in a mod day and helping others. I have some Pro 4x suspension that needs to go in...
    December 04, 2017, 08:15:24 AM
  • Thupertrooper (Victor): I can try hosting a mod day in the east valley if we have some interested to help out
    December 01, 2017, 09:59:52 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): As soon as i get my bolts i can have a mod day
    December 01, 2017, 02:23:19 PM
  • m.sainz12: also whens the next mod day
    November 30, 2017, 05:48:21 PM
  • m.sainz12: no not yet! he wont text me back :(
    November 30, 2017, 05:48:03 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): Soon I will have all I need for a 2" body lift!
    November 29, 2017, 07:34:36 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): M.sainz12 you get your hat from Stephen yet?! lol
    November 28, 2017, 07:34:42 AM
  • pinchel (Rob): For a full length cargo rack?
    November 28, 2017, 07:34:18 AM
  • cjohan: anyone in tucson know a good place to get a net for the roof that reaches front to back of the x?
    November 27, 2017, 12:10:55 PM
  • cjohan: anyone in tucson know a place to buy a net for the top of the x that reaches front to back?
    November 27, 2017, 12:07:30 PM
  • m.sainz12: anyone want a small palo verde tree?
    November 25, 2017, 06:11:27 AM
  • DBAX: Happy Thanksgiving maddafaqqas
    November 24, 2017, 09:38:58 AM
  • remo1991(Brent): I'm in Tucson always looking for something to do
    November 18, 2017, 07:52:12 AM
  • pinchel (Rob): New Club patches are coming soon...pics just posted! Who wants some?! [link]
    November 17, 2017, 06:37:09 PM
  • pinchel (Rob): There's a few members in Tucson, but not sure what their availability is.
    November 17, 2017, 10:44:00 AM
  • cjohan: anyone in tucson? need to do the bypass but would rather have help then do it myself
    November 15, 2017, 07:43:18 PM

Author Topic: New Gal from Avondale  (Read 1796 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

TerraGirl

  • Guest
New Gal from Avondale
« on: March 13, 2014, 10:47:51 AM »
Hello!  I had a 2004 xterra, but the ex got it in the divorce :-(    Currently shopping for a new one.  Any suggestions on what years/models I should stay away from?   Thanks! :-)
« Last Edit: March 14, 2014, 06:31:14 AM by TerraGirl »

WHPIVxterra

  • Guest
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2014, 03:05:09 PM »
get another 1st gen!  :P

Offline PitSnipe (Kyle)

  • Club Vice President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1422
  • Gender: Male
    • Kyle Zastrow
    • xterraguy81
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2014, 05:43:13 PM »
Welcome! Another west sider woo hoo.

It really has to do with your budget. What can you afford and what do you want to or plan to do to it. I vote newer 2nd gen.
Eight Time ToTM Winner. July 2013, December 2013, July 2014, December 2014, May 2015, August 2016, February 2017, September 2017

Offline Hammer (Avi)

  • Club President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1841
  • Gender: Male
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2014, 09:55:26 PM »
If i could do it all over again i would of gotten an older 2nd gen OR, but there were none to be found at the time and didnt want to wait. 
PRG Advanced lift
Xoskel Sliders and Roof Rack
Full skids

Offline Hausaufgaben

  • Jr. Member
  • **
  • Posts: 68
  • Gender: Male
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2014, 10:03:52 AM »
Yea tbh if they weren't wanting to charge me $400+ a month for a newer Xterra, I'd have purchased a newer one by now.  But I don't care to spend that much monthly on a vehicle of ANY kind.

I've heard the 06's have problems with the radiator/transmissions, but then again, I'm sure there are plenty of '06 owners out there who haven't, but from what I've read, a lot have had problems.

I guess it really depends on what you want to do in the Xterra, would be my question.  If you want a Xterra to go off roading, I think 1st gens are great.  I've never had a problem with my '01 on any trail and they're smaller than the newer ones so imo, that'll definitely help out if you're going on confined trails.

But then again, who doesn't like more space in their truck, along with all the fancy gadgets that some come with.  Also, (not always) buying an older xterra might mean it has a lot more miles on it (mine had 170,000 on it, but the owner took great care of it) and that might possibly mean there might be more problems, if the previous owner didn't take care of it, and there aren't any records of what has been done, and what it needs (I had to replace my transmission right after I bought it.  Around $1500 to replace with a new one, but that means another 180,000 miles I can put on it.  And some things here and there caused problems but were fixed, and for a while now, I haven't had to have anything fixed on my X so it has been great).

But like I said, I think it depends on what you want to do with your Xterra, and as PitSnipe said, it also depends greatly on your budget.  If I could find a first gen with VERY low miles, I'd take that over 2nd gens.  But it's almost impossible to find a first gen without being over 130,000 miles.

Offline Hammer (Avi)

  • Club President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1841
  • Gender: Male
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2014, 03:35:20 PM »
The problem with the early models 05-06 are well known and easily correctable.  A new radiator is about 150, and a new ipdm is about 150 as well.  All together they are less then 3 hours of install time, not bad if you consider those are the only known major issues with a mass production vehicle :)   
PRG Advanced lift
Xoskel Sliders and Roof Rack
Full skids

TerraGirl

  • Guest
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2014, 06:38:13 AM »
Thanks for all the advice!  I greatly appreciate it!  :)

Offline pinchel (Rob)

  • Club Treasurer
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1690
  • Gender: Male
  • "He who laughs last, laughs last."
    • robakapinchel
    • pinchel
    • pinchel
    • VinylTats
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2014, 08:14:23 AM »
We have a 2004! 170k+ Except it needs a new radiator now. :) ::)
Welcome!
Click here to see my rig.  Get your AZXC/AZTC/AZFC Forum Decals here  VinylTats!

Offline Azfronty99

  • Supporting Member
  • Sr. Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 323
  • Gender: Male
Re:
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2014, 10:32:23 PM »
1st gen it up

Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk
99 frontier 4x4

TerraGirl

  • Guest
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2014, 06:58:01 PM »
Shopping for my xterra tomorrow…hoping to come home with an '08…. wish me luck!

Offline PitSnipe (Kyle)

  • Club Vice President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1422
  • Gender: Male
    • Kyle Zastrow
    • xterraguy81
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2014, 07:52:32 PM »
Good luck out there. I saw a nice super black one at Surprise Toyota today.
Eight Time ToTM Winner. July 2013, December 2013, July 2014, December 2014, May 2015, August 2016, February 2017, September 2017

Offline Hammer (Avi)

  • Club President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1841
  • Gender: Male
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2014, 10:55:06 PM »
Good luck!
PRG Advanced lift
Xoskel Sliders and Roof Rack
Full skids

TerraGirl

  • Guest
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2014, 06:55:37 PM »
My new baby!  2006 4x4 Midnight Blue  so freakin' excited!!!!

Offline Jo-BOB

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 328
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2014, 08:52:19 PM »
Looks good! now time to start modding it haha.

Offline Hammer (Avi)

  • Club President
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1841
  • Gender: Male
Re: New Gal from Avondale
« Reply #14 on: June 07, 2014, 09:26:55 PM »
So clean, don't think I can remember mine being that clean :p
PRG Advanced lift
Xoskel Sliders and Roof Rack
Full skids