Are body parts interchangeable?

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Minuratta
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Are body parts interchangeable?

Postby Minuratta » Mon Feb 27, 2023 4:13 am

Hey guys, new to this forum. I have a 1998 Nissan Pathfinder R50 Ti. Someone crashed into my right hand-side passenger door. I found another car yard pathy with the same colour but it's build is may 1999. It's 10 months older than mine. Can I take the door off that and put it on mine or are they not interchangeable?


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VStar650CL
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Re: Are body parts interchangeable?

Postby VStar650CL » Mon Feb 27, 2023 6:35 am

There was a part number change at 12/98, so if the production dates cross that boundary then it may not fit. Anything 10/95 to 11/98 should be a fit. Also, the LE had a guard strip that the other models didn't have, and I think there's a recess for it in the sheet metal. So LE doors may not be identical to others even if the molding is removed.

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Re: Are body parts interchangeable?

Postby Minuratta » Tue Feb 28, 2023 4:17 am

Legend, thanks dude.

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Re: Are body parts interchangeable?

Postby palmerwmd » Wed Mar 15, 2023 5:28 pm

VStar650CL wrote:
Mon Feb 27, 2023 6:35 am
There was a part number change at 12/98, so if the production dates cross that boundary then it may not fit. Anything 10/95 to 11/98 should be a fit. Also, the LE had a guard strip that the other models didn't have, and I think there's a recess for it in the sheet metal. So LE doors may not be identical to others even if the molding is removed.
Dayum!
is there anything you don't know about Pathfinders?! :lol:

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Re: Are body parts interchangeable?

Postby VStar650CL » Thu Mar 16, 2023 6:03 am

palmerwmd wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2023 5:28 pm
Dayum!
is there anything you don't know about Pathfinders?! :lol:
With anything Nissan, whatever I don't know, I know where to look it up. Navigating the documentation is more than half of the battle these days.
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