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Rest Of World Timing chains and sprockets replacement

boolsifter

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Hello from Queensland,
Looks like I'm up for the timing chain and sprockets replacement. I have about 150,000 kilometers, so it appears I am overdue as service says 100,000 kilometers.

For the moment we are using our 2019 Isuzu d'max X Rider, but it has no handicap lift, so I am lifting our 30 year old daughter with MS and a host of other issues, into the right rear of the d'max, oh my aching 71 year old back.
XL seat from Startracks USA
I have been trying to buy one of these, but with the COVID19 lockdown, having trouble getting in touch with the supplier in Elkhart, Indiana USA. Shipping is also a nightmare. Phil
 

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you can order most parts online or through ebay for timing gear. There are also multiple sites to get stuff from japan. I usually search E51 part from japan and It will bring up a list of suppliers with genuine parts
 

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Sure timing was nil service
 

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@Pixelpoker did his timing chain amongst various other works. Not his first post but some info here:

If your daughter isn't driving maybe you could look for a second hand Welcab seat from an Elgrand Enchant? Nissan offered front and mid row passenger motorised seats as an option although neither lifts the chair. Might be a bit of a long shot too.
 

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From experience only buy genuine Nissan parts, not eBay garbage. I bought eBay parts and I did mine last year. 1 year later in did them again as all the chains had stretched !!

“Buy cheap, pay twice”

I got mine direct from Japan:

front and rear chains
3xhydraulic tensioners
All sprockets and seals
Water pump )you may as well change that if you have the front cover off)
New oil seal (the paper one will be leaking I reckon)
New chain tensioners and guides

Total price before U.K. import duties - £450☹

it’s a big old job to do the rear chains as you have to take off the valve covers and all the front sprockets to get to the rear tensioners. It took around 15 hrs to disassemble and reassemble.
 
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