Awesome thread. Just got my 2001 X earlier this past week. I'm in love with it. I actually went on a trail ride with vonguido before in both our jeepin days!
His is the red one, mine is the white one.
This is my new to me Xterra. I love it so much!
Replying to follow. Interested in doing the same with my 1st Gen as well. I've thought about doing a cowl air intake/snorkel and placing the battery where the air box is, then using a small solar panel as a maintainer for it. It would only be used for small things like phone, GPS, and other...