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BuddyClubNeonCTM: look
BuddyClubNeonCTM: if the engine AND trans both go (not gona happen till at least 180k miles) replace them. shit by that time ul have money saved up to ur ass because u drive less than most ppl so u rack on less miles
BuddyClubNeonCTM: ul be 25 before u hit 180k miles dude
HockeyMike69a: doubt it...
HockeyMike69a: lol
HockeyMike69a: but yea
HockeyMike69a: that sounds like a good idea
BuddyClubNeonCTM: by the time u hit 22 i guarantee u wont want the shit in teh car anymore
BuddyClubNeonCTM: because ul go out of the phase
HockeyMike69a: im gonna save up another $400 or so be4 hitting rims
HockeyMike69a: just in case i want extra cash
BuddyClubNeonCTM: so just enjoy it for what it is now
BuddyClubNeonCTM: if anything happens
BuddyClubNeonCTM: consult with my mechanic
BuddyClubNeonCTM: he wont steer u wrong
BuddyClubNeonCTM: and then go from there
BuddyClubNeonCTM: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/NISSAN-SR20DET-S13-black-top-ENGINE-WITH-TUR BO_W0QQcmdZViewItemQQcategoryZ46098QQitemZ8004342966QQrdZ1
BuddyClubNeonCTM: enjoy that
BuddyClubNeonCTM: now do me a small favor
BuddyClubNeonCTM: stop shitting yourself
BuddyClubNeonCTM: put 7-800 aside for maintenace and those once in 3 years major repairs (200 dollars) and enjoy your car!

Just gave advice to my friend, tell me am I right?

posted by  6000LE

Who are you in the conversation, because BCNCTM Seems right to me... :thumbs:

posted by  chris_knows

Right about what?

posted by  jzxTT

I am BuddyClubNeonCTM. He drives a 1999 Nissan Altima GXE 112k miles. Transmission grinds after 5000RPM, but if he drives it normally, he will never even hit 4000

posted by  6000LE

heh, actually. engines can last more than trannies just as trannies could last more than engines.

it all depends on how u drive the car and how u treat it..... and how well u maintain it.

does it grind in any gear? wat sort of grinding does it do? could even be the engine itself.....

posted by  Inygknok

could be
i told him to jsut drive it normally and thats that

posted by  6000LE

It usually grinds when turning from gear 1 to gear 2 when I floor it excessively and it gets to about 4500 RPM. I'm not sure what it is specifically, but since it doesn't get in the way yet (drive normally and it's not existant), I don't bother.

posted by  Nissan_Altima

:thumbs:

posted by  6000LE

does it grind only when shifting, or before and after shifting (not during)?

posted by  Inygknok

it grinds right before it shifts
as soon as you let it off it stops
im sure its ok as long as you keep it at low RPMs
it accelerates nicely
and smooth shifts
almost as good as my boss's Infiniti I30

posted by  6000LE

might be the pinion.... or maybe some lose bearings in the crankshaft... quite a few possibilities of wat could be making grinding noises....

posted by  Inygknok

were gona run it thru a computer and post codes we get.

posted by  6000LE

u know wat could help too? telling where the noise comes from....

posted by  Inygknok

UPDATE:
Last night was a prefect opprotunity to test the car again. No cars on the road, so i floored it. No grinding anymore. Might have been a lack of tranny fluid before. Car pulls well.

posted by  6000LE

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