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Old 03-18-2008, 05:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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New Here... any other Altima Owners in here?

Hi,

I have been reading the forum for some time and decided to register. I recently moved back to Southern Canada from the Canadian Arctic and have purchased a 1998 Nissan Altima. As everyone here, I am doing my best to optimize my MPG.

I am currently working on tuning the car up, but just had my first oil change and everything seems to working great. I am going to changing plugs and investing in a WAI and a SGII. I was wondering if any other Altima owners have any recommendations or suggestions on other gas saving ideas.

Also if someone could recommend a place to get a good WAI.

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Old 03-18-2008, 05:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I believe we do have another altima owner on EM.

Good choice with the SGII!

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Old 03-18-2008, 05:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 03-18-2008, 05:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I think Ankit is the altima owner.

Is the altima in your EM garage the same one as you just purchased? cause the one in your garage says 1989, and the one you just bought is 1998.

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Old 03-18-2008, 05:34 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Ahhhhh... 1998... typo... fingers go faster than my brain most days...
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Old 03-18-2008, 05:39 PM   #6 (permalink)
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yea, I get that sometimes too
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Old 03-30-2008, 05:07 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm here.

Doofus McFancyPants also has a 2nd gen Altima. You can probably compete with him to get better numbers than him.
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Old 03-30-2008, 10:18 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Arctic? Southern Canada? I'm curious, if you feel like telling a story.

Somehow I missed this thread when you posted it, so - a belated "welcome".
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Old 03-30-2008, 10:20 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Man, seems like you've been missing lots of threads lately
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Old 03-30-2008, 11:28 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Arctic? Southern Canada? I'm curious, if you feel like telling a story.

Somehow I missed this thread when you posted it, so - a belated "welcome".
Yeah, same here -- and Best FE to ya

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