Actually doesnt look too bad. Long as you keep it the way the concept is visualized.
I hate to be the hater but I think the maximaaltimanissan Sedans taillights are dead sexy as is. No need to make Halle Berry get a boob job. They are fine as is.
I used Nite Shades on my 89se and I was thinking about doing the same. I saw them on this maxima (I hope he doesnt mind if I borrow his picture) but I dont know if I would go over the reverse light or not. I also think there was a clear coat or something put on as a top layer to make it flow more with the paint job of the car
maxhopper97 wrote Here is a pic of a guy that used a tinted vinyl to cover the tail lights on his G35. It seems an easy way to achieve the look with the ability to remove it if you choose to sell later on or just remove the mod. Not the greatest pic but the best I could find. I saw this car in person and was really impressed. is that vinyl something different then the tint spray that I used before Nite Shades. I really would like some taillight covers. Dont know if they make them
dude...try starting buy unscrewing the four bolts and see what happens i have marked them in red. 99 nissan maxima httpwww.cardomain.comride348731
jeremiah called me last night. he said its the same as the outside. I thought I have seen a thread that saying you had to do it a certain way. pics of mine coming up soon.
only the outers.. the inners are different dimensions Austin TX Meet 0726
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If you get a 97-99 trunk you can mount inners and outers. 1995 200sx FOR SALE 432whp375wtq 13.2121 1997 maxima being parted out 1991 maxima Low and slow UMADBRO
im with you bro....i like the clear look too i have seen a set like the ebay ones you linked above and they look SICK in person if i had a 95-96 i would have done that to my car as well 99 nissan maxima httpwww.cardomain.comride348731
Id recommend taking pics host them somewhere like photobucket or picasa then post them up. Making the bore a little bigger on the holes should be fine but if they wont plug in youve got bigger problems. VIP Forum Central Region Forum nissanINFINITI FSMs
Not sure how much this would help but heres a pic of the plug on the new taillights. Wont be able to get any other pictures till I get home from my college classes later tonight EDIT Someone on another forum mentioned it and now I realize that that plug goes into the stock bulb socket. Maybe tomorrow Ill have my friend take his dremmel to bore out those holes and maybe use a little silicone to seal and get those lights in
Ended up installing them earlier tonight. Only the far-right taillight assembly was giving me a problem all the others were fine. A drill with a unibit ended up solving that problem. Now to decide if I want to put LEDs in for the reverse light and turn signals
Awesome. May I make a recommendation I would use LED for the back upreverse bulb but not the turn signal. Whatever the turn signal is (7440 or 1156) order some chrome amber bulbs from eBay. I like them because it appears as if the bulb is not there but when you hit the turn signal switch theyre orange like it was intended. Solely up to you
Little find while looking Quote » With the 240Z which it introduced in 1970 Datsun (a.k.a. nissan) proved that it could build a vehicle so good that it would sell on inherent virtue rather than price advantage. But the sports car market is a fairly narrow one hard-core enthusiasts can make a car a success while seeking characteristics most buyers would never even consider. Midsize sedans on the
HOW TO Heres a thread of How Tos and Information. If you have any you wish to add please list them and I will addem to the list by order of year. General ----- Generation Specific Detailing Tips - PrinzII ----- Recalls and TSBs ----- maxima Bulb Chart (all years) - audtatious ----- Replacing CV boots - NISTECH ----- Installing Wheel Spacers - Fezzik ----- Strut Boot Info - phenryiv1 ----- Stock nissan
comfortable the J30s seats are--even people who drive much more expensive and luxurious cars. I get mid-to-upper 20s fuel milage. On long strictly freeway roadtrips I get about 31mpg (and this is driving at 80 mph. 65mph should yield even better milage). The maxima has a HUGE trunk. Depending on what year you buy you may have several options to choose from. The maxima is a luxury car and the nissan
MinisterofDOOM wrote Strange bit of info I was reading the other day in my Popular Science about that Piggy bank. Apparently nissan has a show car using the Piggy Banks (Its a Quest so it has...er...5 of them) and a very cool new technology called OLEDs. OLED stands for Organic Light Emiting Diode (Organic LED). But you wont be finding these in your taillights. OLEDS are transparent until current passes
the labor on it. Appearance differences were limited to the taillights and grille. From 89-92 had smoked tails on the SE but not the GXE. From 93-94 all tails were the same (and also 93-94 tails were different from the 89-92 tails having a taller clear section with the badging printed on it rather than the red as was the case with the earlier models). The earlier grilles (up to 92) had the word nissan
CHORAY911 wrote Its pretty simple. Take off the trim piece held down by plastis screws. Pull back the trunk carpet. Unbolt the lights and pull them out. The hardest part is not getting black crap everywhere. reverse for install Choray just like above...very straight forward. remove trunk carpeting so its out of the way unbolt the nuts holding in the taillights and pull out. i personally thought pulling them out was the hardest part - even used a small mallet to bump them out 99 nissan maxima httpwww.cardomain.comride348731
audtatious wrote MOD there is nothing wrong with the tail lights Yeah youre right. I loved the 00-01 SE blacked taillights so much--one of my favorite tail light designs ever--it made me mad that nissan replaced them with clears. The clear ones arent bad though. The fifth gen IS my second favorite maxima body style for a reason
MinisterofDOOM wrote Yeah youre right. I loved the 00-01 SE blacked taillights so much--one of my favorite tail light designs ever--it made me mad that nissan replaced them with clears. The clear ones arent bad though. The fifth gen IS my second favorite maxima body style for a reason Before I bought the Maxi I was looking at the 2k2 Alti SE. Im glad I dont have one now because those tail lights aged horribly. IMO. Maxi is clear but they dont look as much like Altezzas.
that mean growl when you get on it. Anyway..VERY nice car and for the 6mt That will be my next Max if I ever get another.. That will be in the quite distant future though. I will still get a 5 gen because I am not too fond of the 6gen styling.. MinisterofDOOM wrote Yeah youre right. I loved the 00-01 SE blacked taillights so much--one of my favorite tail light designs ever--it made me mad that nissan
davskins97 wrote httpwww.1aauto.com1ATailL...87366 I have an 01 with the then optional smoked tail lights. I like them better than the clears and I think they would coordinate with the color of your maxima. By the way I think the single biggest thing you could add to your car to make it look better would be to upgrade those stock wheels and wheel covers. You wanted some opinions theres mine. on the taillights. they look exceptional. the angel eyes seen here are on an 02-03 maxima which would require you buying 02-03 headlights with and HID conversion. go with the AE look. drop the angel eye idea. theyre cool if you have a BMW. heres some AE look headlights i found on ebay now you could make the angel eye thing easier if you went with lenses like these davskins97 - - - those are stock wheels not wheel covers. worst looking wheel nissan ever put out IMO. VIP Forum Central Region Forum nissanINFINITI FSMs
but with a straight six that doesnt make sense. I personally dont want AWD. Itd be a good option but I would not want it to the the only option. Interesting that you commented on the taillights. taillights are one of my biggest pet peeves as far as car designs. I think the A34 tails are exceptional. I was never too fond of vertical headlights...I think they are far better done than most on the maxima
The 1.51.3 drop is the best drop for performance on the maxima. You can go lower for looks with Tein Megan Racing K-Sports or coilovers. If those are 3 years old I would pay no more than about 50. Eibachs stiffen up over time (as do most) but you would probably have a very harsh ride. Also if you still have stock struts I would not recommend aftermarket springs until the struts are replaced. I recommend the Tokico strutspring combo. Theres the HP kit (HPK245) which is a firm replacement with the 1.51.3 drop. You also have the option for the Illumina kit (ILK246) which adds the ability to have a soft or firm ride with the same drop. Here are some pics of my 95 going from stock to Illuminas w springs. Also heres a link to the maxima Suspension thread for other options. Please ignore the wheels taillights and exhaust it was 4 years ago. VIP Forum Central Region Forum nissanINFINITI FSMs
the altezzas. I love the led altezzas for 2 reasons...1 because of the leds and 2 the biggest reason they dont look huuuge because the gen. II altezzas have a thick black strip around the edge of the taillights. Take a look at my pics on the members page and look at my taillights. They look unique but not gaudy in any way and thats because they dont look bulky like the gen. I altezzas. 1999 maxima
i agree with brad (tigershark) .... front headlights grill bumper rear taillights trunk and possibly bumper if you havent checked them out before stillen has a lipkit for both 95-96 and 97-99 models. they are polyurethane and wont crack like many of the fiberglass kits out there. i have a stillen kit and LOVE it...no problems 99 nissan maxima httpwww.cardomain.comride348731