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by Armourerdoug
Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: R52 Suspension and steering
Topic: Front right suspension knock
Replies: 7
Views: 5141

Sway bar bushes done, were a little worn and soft, but still have knock, been over all joints etc and can see or hear no movements/knocks etc so am assuming some wear on bottom ball joint, will do that next, have ordered it and both rubber bushes for the lower wishbone . Will let you guys know when ...
by Armourerdoug
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: R52 Suspension and steering
Topic: Front right suspension knock
Replies: 7
Views: 5141

So , I tried to replace the sway bar bushes today, forget that, the left side rear bolt can not be accessed with normal tools I even ground down a 5/8†socket but it still fouled by steering rack, may have to move the rack first , so that will be another day 🤔
by Armourerdoug
Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: R52 Suspension and steering
Topic: Front right suspension knock
Replies: 7
Views: 5141

So I replaced the drop links today, all nice and easy and cheap to buy even here in the UK 8) But it has not cured the knocking , seems a little quieter though ( the ones I took off were way too easy to move by hand so did need replacing ) so I have found and ordered the anti roll bar ( Sway bar rub...
by Armourerdoug
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: R52 Suspension and steering
Topic: Front right suspension knock
Replies: 7
Views: 5141

No I need rotors as they are wearing down to within 30% of the limit and of course I would replace the pads at the same time :lol:
by Armourerdoug
Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: R52 Suspension and steering
Topic: Front right suspension knock
Replies: 7
Views: 5141

No, it’s the same turning , well goes a little quieter as am going slower when turning, but it sounds to me like a top shock mount ( but not noisy enough) so probably the drop link, will look on Sunday . Just wondered if this was a common think. I do need new front rotors soon as they are down abo...
by Armourerdoug
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: R52 Suspension and steering
Topic: Front right suspension knock
Replies: 7
Views: 5141

Front right suspension knock

Noticed a fast knocking sound from front right today when driving on our countries patchwork repaired roads. I can’t Hear anything if I bounce the front of the car up and down by hand . Car has done 60,000 miles sounds to me like an anti roll bar bush or the like. Is this something any of you have...
by Armourerdoug
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: R52 Brakes, Tires and Wheels
Topic: Front disc/rotor
Replies: 4
Views: 3555

Many thanks, all this info will be of help, I don’t think any uk supplier lists these rotors, but rears are easy to find as are used on other uk Nissans
by Armourerdoug
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: R52 Brakes, Tires and Wheels
Topic: Front disc/rotor
Replies: 4
Views: 3555

Many thanks, they were never sold in the UK my one is An Australian Import and should be same as a US Nissan. ðŸ‘
by Armourerdoug
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: R52 Brakes, Tires and Wheels
Topic: Front disc/rotor
Replies: 4
Views: 3555

Front disc/rotor

Anyone have the OEM part number for 3.5v6 2014 4x4Ti front rotors/brake discs please? Am having trouble finding them in the UK
Thank you :D
by Armourerdoug
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: R52 Engine, Driveline and Powertrain
Topic: Towing with a 2014 Pathfinder
Replies: 15
Views: 8647

Yes thank, was Re switched each time on the 3000mile towing of my 1945 M29c Studebaker to croatia and back :wink:
by Armourerdoug
Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: R52 Engine, Driveline and Powertrain
Topic: Towing with a 2014 Pathfinder
Replies: 15
Views: 8647

So it’s an automatic engine braking then? As hand book says to have the tow switch on all the time while towing
by Armourerdoug
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: R52 Engine, Driveline and Powertrain
Topic: Towing with a 2014 Pathfinder
Replies: 15
Views: 8647

Yep that makes sense, I’m new to CVT and know very little about it.
Thanks for your input guys 8)
by Armourerdoug
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: R52 Engine, Driveline and Powertrain
Topic: Towing with a 2014 Pathfinder
Replies: 15
Views: 8647

How does in increase compression? That’s interesting
by Armourerdoug
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: R52 Engine, Driveline and Powertrain
Topic: Towing with a 2014 Pathfinder
Replies: 15
Views: 8647

That’s strange as when driving if you push tow mode the revs increase as though it’s in a lower gear. Also the hand book says to use it at all times when towing so as not to damage the gearbox .
by Armourerdoug
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: UK/Europe
Topic: R52 in England
Replies: 3
Views: 12475

Have you checked with these guys yet for your rotors? http://www.thenissanpath.com/viewtopic.php?p=91104&sid=1b3eb7211ffe642ef72c317941d3e9bc I had a look on their web site, and had to message them as I have no oem reference for correct part numbers. Is there a link to a description of parts to the...

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