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Old 06-08-2011, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Nexx View Post
i love the 370z!!
pics!!

I agree the title of my thread is over the top now....


I love to hate it I should say, for it could of been one hella of a car...
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Old 06-08-2011, 11:32 AM
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Originally Posted by KingBaby View Post
pics!!

I agree the title of my thread is over the top now....


I love to hate it I should say, for it could of been one hella of a car...
its just a better looking car, its more aggressive, and curvier. i love the interior. 370's with mild mods are hitting 12's easily these days. nothing to hate about the car expect maybe the oil cooler thing.
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Old 06-09-2011, 01:06 PM
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Originally Posted by scrapser View Post
Could it be that they remind you of a set of open end wrenches? Or perhaps chrome plated crab legs? Does Edward Scissorhands come to mind when you look at them? Hope this helps put a finger on what that "something" is.
lol! That was it, thanks for the help
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Old 06-09-2011, 01:47 PM
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370z was...and still is...a good car

unlike a lot of automakers out there, the fact that they didn't increase the curb weight going into this latest generation is enough for me to like the 370z
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Old 06-09-2011, 04:53 PM
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I like the 370, but in a different way. I wouldn't mind daily driving one, but I'd like to keep my 350 as a weekend car. The 350 is undoubtedly sportier, and the 370 is undoubtedly more practical.
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Old 06-09-2011, 05:19 PM
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350z more sportier? 370z more practical?? wtf lulz
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Old 06-09-2011, 07:04 PM
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A 370z is way better. I mean come on.. 350s go for the same price as Civic Si's nowadays.. Even less!

Punk kids are getting their hands on them and for many many many people G35s/350zs are their first RWD and even manual cars too. People don't know how to drive them and how they react.

Bottom line: 370z is the superior car compared to the 350z. In every single category. Looks are subjective. I like the looks of the 370z better.
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Old 06-10-2011, 04:50 AM
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so after 2-3 yrs since its been out the 370z is starting to grow on me. it is a great car.
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Old 06-10-2011, 05:14 AM
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Originally Posted by ninous26 View Post
A 370z is way better. I mean come on.. 350s go for the same price as Civic Si's nowadays.. Even less!

Punk kids are getting their hands on them and for many many many people G35s/350zs are their first RWD and even manual cars too. People don't know how to drive them and how they react.

Bottom line: 370z is the superior car compared to the 350z. In every single category. Looks are subjective. I like the looks of the 370z better.
Except for the small fact that the 350z, didn't overheat with spirited driving....
That alone is a HUGE let down for the 3.7 motor.
-Oh and I have noticed that most of the 370z owners are kids.. with little to no life experience..
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Old 06-10-2011, 05:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Reality350 View Post
Except for the small fact that the 350z, didn't overheat with spirited driving....
That alone is a HUGE let down for the 3.7 motor.
-Oh and I have noticed that most of the 370z owners are kids.. with little to no life experience..
i went to a meet and all of them said they were still in school or recent grads.
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Old 06-10-2011, 07:31 AM
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my favorite thing of the 370z is the interior huge upgrade from the 350z, i hate on the 350z how i have to be careful to open my door so i dont scratch the panel every time, and even so my panels are staring to look like a zebra. in the other hand the 370 seems to have less head room? in my 350 i can fit my first over my head in the 370 i cant..

-exterior wise i love the roof line and the wide fenders. what i dislike about emm tho is that huge flat part of the fenders that make wheels kinda look small of funny from a profile view. over all however, if i didnt buy my 350z i would of def bought a 370z. its faster, lighter, and has better technology than the 350z.

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Old 06-10-2011, 09:44 AM
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i almost got one before my pristine used 350. i liked the 370z more than any other new car for sale right now, but the 350 is still more desirable to me. for the price difference of a 370 and a used 350 its not worth it, only 30hp difference in 8 yrs? the only noticeable difference in the cars is the rev matching downshift 6spd of the 370.
i like the looks of it minus the head and tail lights, i think it looks meaner and less sexy-euro than the 350.
i would like it much better IF it had the HP to compete with the current 30k+ market (ie 420hp camaros and mustangs) and the 370 is too big. i know it weighs a little less than a 350 but next to a 350 it looks like its 1 size larger all around. these things arent muscle cars, i want the 240sx size back, not a 70s mustang size. cars are getting larger but not the roads. i hope nissan reviews customers opinions or the next model z is gonna be a 2012 dodge challenger.
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Originally Posted by ninous26 View Post
A 3X0z is way better. I mean come on.. 370s go for the same price as Civic Si's nowadays.. Even less!

Punk kids are getting their hands on them and for many many many people G37s/370zs are their first RWD and even manual cars too. People don't know how to drive them and how they react.

Bottom line: 3X0z is the superior car compared to the 370z. In every single category. Looks are subjective. I like the looks of the 3X0z better.
This is how it will read in 3 years...
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Old 06-10-2011, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by J 0 K 3 R View Post
i would like it much better IF it had the HP to compete with the current 30k+ market (ie 420hp camaros and mustangs
HP doesn't mean everything... it is all about the power to weight ratio and drivetrain. The new Camaros might boast over 400HP, but they are not fast... I rarely see them hit 13s at the track (stock). The Mustang is a different story.

Originally Posted by J 0 K 3 R View Post
the 370 is too big. i know it weighs a little less than a 350 but next to a 350 it looks like its 1 size larger all around. these things arent muscle cars, i want the 240sx size back, not a 70s mustang size. cars are getting larger but not the roads. i hope nissan reviews customers opinions or the next model z is gonna be a 2012 dodge challenger.
As I recall the 370Z has a 4" shorter wheelbase...
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:40 AM
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Originally Posted by singh View Post
350z more sportier? 370z more practical?? wtf lulz
Absolutely. The 370Z reminds me of my E46 M3, not saying its a bad thing though. When they first designed the 350 for the first model year, it was a sports car. They weren't thinking about ride comfort, trunk space, interior materials, tire wear, noise, etc. Then they took all of the customer complaints, and designed the 370. It is unarguably (even according to Nissan reps) less "hardcore" than the 350, especially the early ones. There's no nice way to say it, but people BITCHED AND COMPLAINED about the big strut brace in the trunk, the rough ride, the sparse interior, the stiff clutch pedal, how loud it was, etc. It is no question that the 370Z appeals to far more people due to the changes that were made.
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Old 06-10-2011, 03:35 PM
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yea but they almost made improvements to the engine and suspension, not to mention a lighter curb weight.. making it a quicker car compared to the 350..

more sportier and more practical.. it's a better car my friend

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Old 06-10-2011, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by singh View Post
yea but they almost made improvements to the engine and suspension, not to mention a lighter curb weight.. making it a quicker car compared to the 350..

more sportier and more practical.. it's a better car my friend
"Better" is subjective. I've had 4 of these cars and know them pretty much inside and out. I never once said I did not like the 370, I said that I like it for different reasons. If you modded your car, you'd start to appreciate it a little more, but its probably your daily driver, in which case a 370 would be "a better car my friend" for your needs. The 370Z is one of the best everyday, all-around cars that you can buy for the price. "Better" is subjective, and has to do with your wants and needs for it.

More powerful engine hardly makes a difference in this "debate", if you want to call it that. You can have a 600hp Mercedes, doesn't mean its a better platform than a Mazda Miata. Obviously the 370 is going to be quicker if it has a more powerful engine. This is not a "I heard from some guy who saw on a forum from someone who knows somebody who may have heard something". I know Nissan USA reps directly from the headquarters here in NJ, and am conveying what I have been told, not what I think. Do they think the 370 is better? Yes. But to somebody like me who tears cars apart and replaces whatever I feel necessary, it is subjective. I do not daily drive my Z and need the added practicality, fit and finish, and room of the 370.

Would I like a 370 as a daily driver? Sure! (Don't think I'll replace my Germans anytime soon though ) But I honestly wouldn't replace my 350 with one, for what I use it for. I wouldn't expect the same result doing everything to that car as is done to this. If I did, it would cost a fortune and maybe be equal? Not worth it, at least not how prices are just to have the same thing. That's why its a fantastic car to leave alone and daily drive. Keep it smooth, keep it quiet, keep it practical. Unless you plan on doing an all-out TT setup, in which case the 370 will make much more power, but IMO for what it will cost there are better choices out there.

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Old 06-10-2011, 09:17 PM
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I love the 370z but I wish it had a little more power.
The interior is way better than my 03z.

Maybe if there is a "rev-up" 370z, nissan will give it more power.

If not, by 2012 im going for an Evo X or Mustang GT 5.0
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Old 06-10-2011, 09:21 PM
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Originally Posted by KingBaby View Post
pics!!

I agree the title of my thread is over the top now....


I love to hate it I should say, for it could of been one hella of a car...
I just saw this thread for the first time and read your first post. Wow, it's come a long way hasn't it?

I was 50/50 on it when they first came out with the spy shots, but now I like them. My fave is the 40th Anny edition.
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Old 06-10-2011, 09:22 PM
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