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    The newer year models call for synthetic 0W20, so...

    The newer year models call for synthetic 0W20, so you *could* try running that in the engine and see if it improves your winter performance. I run 0W20 all year.

    Second opinion never hurts either...
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    Might be a dumb question but are you using the...

    Might be a dumb question but are you using the right oil? I just changed my 2018 with synthetic 0W20 and it starts perfect every time.
  3. The owners manual for that year calls for 5W-30....

    The owners manual for that year calls for 5W-30. The newer years are the same car, same engine but they call for 0W-20. You could probably use either. I don't know about the gear oil, you can search...
  4. Sorry for digging up an old thread, but I figured...

    Sorry for digging up an old thread, but I figured this would be helpful.

    I replaced my parking lights with LEDs, the same ones that fit in the interior dome light and the plate light (2825, also...
  5. If you're looking for a Rawtek or any aftermarket...

    If you're looking for a Rawtek or any aftermarket exhaust manufactured for the 2016-ish era Micra, you may have some custom exhaust work in your future. I have recently acquired one of those Rawtek,...
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    I mean I used a socket wrench, not just my hands....

    I mean I used a socket wrench, not just my hands. New washer, went until she wouldn't anymore. I don't have a torque wrench that small and within that range. It's been almost a week so I'll do a...
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    That's a good idea! Can provide it to the shop to...

    That's a good idea! Can provide it to the shop to take the flanges and add them to my stock system so I can swap around stock and Rawtek.

    Gonna try and get in touch with junkyards this week or the...
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    So I swung by the dealership on my lunch break. ...

    So I swung by the dealership on my lunch break.

    They only have one exhaust system at the parts counter, it looks the same as every other document for other engines, with a flange after the cat....
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    I've attached some brightened pictures showing...

    I've attached some brightened pictures showing that mine is all one piece. I'm going to start calling around to shops and seeing about attaching the proper coupling so I can swap back and forth from...
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    So after meeting with coffee1 a few times, he's...

    So after meeting with coffee1 a few times, he's sadly trading in his Micra for a family car. But, I've got an intake and exhaust courtesy of him!

    Driving his Micra felt like a different car, even...
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    At the cusp of 22k on the odometer, I changed the...

    At the cusp of 22k on the odometer, I changed the oil on this car myself for the first time. A crush washer and filter from the dealership (they had actual crush washers), 5L of Pennzoil Platinum...
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    I was also a little surprised at how much wear...

    I was also a little surprised at how much wear there is on the factory tires. I saw it at my last service, can't remember the exact number, but I bought the car last year, and I know I'll be...
  13. Think this would be causing your fuel efficiency...

    Think this would be causing your fuel efficiency issues?
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    I was lucky and able to find Michelin X-Ice Xi3's...

    I was lucky and able to find Michelin X-Ice Xi3's on factory 15s on Kijiji locally. Performance in those mostly wet urban winters is much better than the all-seasons they gave me.
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    I got my set at the dealership parts counter, you...

    I got my set at the dealership parts counter, you could check near yours and see if they can order the Orbits or the Jets.
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    https://micra-forum.com/showthread.php/2535-Lil-Be...

    https://micra-forum.com/showthread.php/2535-Lil-Beep-Beep-2018-Nissan-Micra-SV-(Garage-entry)

    Let me know if you want a better picture.
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    150-160 is an automatic stunt driving ticket...

    150-160 is an automatic stunt driving ticket where I live, where do you guys live that lets you drive that fast?

    I would love to take the Micra to a track one day.
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    It sounds like you went to redline in 3rd gear...

    It sounds like you went to redline in 3rd gear then the transmission shifted up to 4th.

    That speed sounds really dangerous. The wheelbase on this car is really short, at high speeds an accidental...
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    Well that sounds terrifying. How is the car...

    Well that sounds terrifying.

    How is the car only going 4k RPM at 160km/h? I would assume 4th gear is screaming at that speed.
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    It's pollen season. Pollen is very abrasive to...

    It's pollen season.

    Pollen is very abrasive to the clear coat, if you keep a good layer of protection on the car like a wax or sealant, you will have an easier time rinsing the car off. I...
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    I have the same jack as you, I just place the...

    I have the same jack as you, I just place the jack right behind the pinch welds instead of on them, or I use something attached to the wheels like a suspension member or other spots discussed earlier...
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    Sticky: If we can't make the convoy in, we'll definetly...

    If we can't make the convoy in, we'll definetly be there for the parade.
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    I would think so, as I don't think the engine...

    I would think so, as I don't think the engine exists any more at 20,000 RPM :P
  24. So the tires have been wobbling around...

    So the tires have been wobbling around everywhere? Yikes.
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    The Nissan OEM filter is made by FRAM, I've read...

    The Nissan OEM filter is made by FRAM, I've read that here. I still wouldn't buy a FRAM filter based on the teardown videos I've seen. But I've had two changes so far at the dealership using their...
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