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Owner: brent777
ticker: 1997 nissan d21 xe
Displacement: 2.4 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 2400 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.45
Frontal area: 28.7 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: ScanGauge
Description: I received this truck in 2010 when my papa died ,but I love the truck I have it to remember him by.

When I received the truck it was getting 18 mpg! No thanks! lol. Now I'm getting 26 mpg that's 44.4% increase

My amazing wife bought me a Scan Gauge E on Sept. 28 2012

summer mpg 26-27
winter mpg 21-22

----------------stock specs-----------------------
2.4-liter 16 valve 4 cylinder
Rated payload capacity 1400 lbs
Rated towing capacity 3500 lbs
154 foot-pounds of torque at 3,600 rpm.
134 horsepower
15.9-gallon fuel tank

I did get a reman transmission and instead of 80w90 it said to use 20w50 on it so I did alot thinner on the plus side its less resistance. May 2016
Build Thread:
Current Mods: I coast when I can, out of gear and I don't down shift

-----------------------------free mods I've done----------------------
-40 psi in tires
-may or make not have gutted the catalytic converter
-mud flap delete
-turned in my side mirrors
-intake snorkel delete
-had a rubber mat in the back and I took it out. It was huge, every bit of 50 lbs it was 1/2 in. thick
-took off rear bumber 45lbs and better aero may 2016
-took out full sized spare 40lbs replaced with donut 34lbs
-took off all bump stops with brackets to bumper 9lbs
-removed the horn (didnt work) 1/2lb may 2016
-removed a bracket to hold the rez can 1/2lb may 2016
-removed tailgate will weight soon probably 25lbs may2016
-egr delete
-tb coolant bypass
-------------------------------pay mods-----------------------------------
-16" electric fan conversion ($20 from friend)
Sept. 5th 2012
added 2 ground cables from battery one to head and one to frame April 4th
-used seafoam in break booster line 1/29/13
-ran the ignition turn on wire to a switch and then to
the radio so I can keep the radio off and I can only turn it on when the truck is on.To receive less amp draw.
-l.e.d cab light, marker, turn singles and soon break lights
(cab 10$ makers lights was $10)
-150watt oil pan heater
-went from 215/70/14 tires to 205/75/14 tires
(80 a piece) but needed tires any way
-have a k&n air filter
-resonator can delete
($10 for turn down $4 for cut off wheel)
Did a hanger redrill and 3inch blocks on truck may 2016
L.e.d dash lights t5s and 194s break light also led may 16

Planned Mods: -heater core bypass
-under drive power steering pully
-glass pack

-marine battery and solar panel (A car battery fully drains its self to turn over a cars motor, and A marine battery will not, A marine battery goes down in sections so the alt does not have to recharge the battery as much)

(My goal is 30-32 mpg in town!)
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 19 mpg(US)
EPA highway 20 mpg(US)
EPA combined 23 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 27.02 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 27.2 mpg(US)
90 days 27.06 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: May 21, 2016

(Created: 2012-05-24 07:34:49 / Modified: 2017-08-27 22:47:21)

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