Category Archives: Nissan

e-NV200 Obsessive Van upgrade alarm

The Obsessive Van is the first fully electric vehicle that I’ve worked on. As you’d expect I’ve tried to take it to a new level so it’s been a good learning exercise and I’ve come up with some new tricks … Continue reading

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The New Obsessive Electric Van

About 10 weeks ago I made the decision to purchase a Nissan e-NV200 panel van. It will be a direct replacement for the Nissan Wingroad that I currently work out of. I first became aware of them back in April … Continue reading

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Remote Start with Manual Transmission

How do you prevent remote starting a car that is in gear? I’m sure I don’t need to explain the potential dangers of having a car remote start when in gear so I’ll get straight to the point. If you … Continue reading

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Nissan NV200 and NV350 Alarm options

Neither the Nissan NV200 Vanette or the NV350 Caravan are sold as new vehicles by Nissan New Zealand. Thinking about it Nissan NZ don’t sell any vans right now so the chances are if you have one it’ll be a … Continue reading

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Nissan Navara NP300 Alarm

The new  NP300 Nissan Navara comes with a factory fitted alarm system in all models apart from the entry level DX variant which I’ll explain later in the post. All models including the DX have an immobiliser. The Top of … Continue reading

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Nissan CAN-BUS alarms

If you own a late model Nissan (2005 onwards) and are considering a CAN-BUS upgrade alarm then I suggest you keep reading. Not all CAN-BUS alarms are equal and it will probably surprise you to know how easy most after-market … Continue reading

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Nissan Navara Alarm Options

NP300 Update: NP300 Navara alarm options are covered here… The D22 and D40 stopped production in 2015. I’ve done a number of installs on Nissan Navara’s in the past few weeks so thought now would be a good time to explain … Continue reading

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Wingroad gets Android AV Hack

Whilst I have no intention of getting into car audio, I’m still happy to dabble with my own vehicles so I thought I’d share what I’ve got up to with the Obsessive wagon. It certainly had more scope then the … Continue reading

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The New Obsessive Wagon

Update: Jan 2017  The Wagon has now been sold and replaced with a Nissan e-NV200 electric van. Introducing the New Obsessive Wagon: It’s a 2006 Nissan Wingroad. 1.8 with CVT transmission. There’s an interesting tale about what happened when I … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Obsessive Wagon!

The Obsessive wagon has been a trusty steed over the past 5 years. Whilst it may not have got as much attention as the Honda Beat it certainly plays a more important role in the business. Anyway, it was sad … Continue reading

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