DIY: LEAF Cabin Air Filter Replacement

The great thing about the Nissan LEAF is the minimal amount of maintenance that is required to keep the car running in tip-top shape.  One of the “Major” maintenance items for the LEAF is the annual or 15,000 mile replacement of the cabin air filter.

This DIY is applicable to 2011 through 2018 LEAFs.  The HVAC system on the LEAF is shared with other Nissan vehicles that use the same “B-Platform”  There are close to 12 vehicles world-wide that are based on this chassis.

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Performance Mods for the Nissan Leaf

Contrary to popular belief, owners of the Nissan Leaf are not all tree-huggers. In fact, many owners of the world’s best-selling electric vehicle are more likely to wear Piloti driving shoes than Birkenstocks—and are keen to mod their Leaf for better performance and cooler looks. Thanks to the platform that the Leaf shares with several other Nissan vehicles, it’s easy to enhance aerodynamics, braking, suspension, and lighting. Here are a few DIY’s that any EV-Gearhead can accomplish. Continue reading “Performance Mods for the Nissan Leaf”

LED Headlight Upgrades: A Brighter Idea

One of the easiest automotive upgrades you can do is to upgrade your headlights with brighter and more modern light bulbs.  Over the years, lighting technology has been steadily improving, starting with brighter halogen bulbs, and then HID Xenon bulbs. These bulbs were brighter but had drawbacks from poor color temperature, poor beam pattern, or a need to do significant rewiring of the headlight enclosure. Continue reading “LED Headlight Upgrades: A Brighter Idea”

My thoughts about this blog.

It is my hope to provide you with entertaining insights into the world of transportation here.  It is also a place for me to learn the intricacies of WordPress, and to elevate myself beyond just a WordPress amateur.  Stay tuned and let’s see what happens.