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Old 05-21-2014, 08:50 PM
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If you own a 370z and were a previous 350z owner, are you satisfied with the 370z?
What are some pros/cons of the 370z versus the 350z?
After owning my 350z for 10 years I think it's about time to upgrade to a 370z.
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Old 05-21-2014, 09:34 PM
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Go take a test drive. I did, and I'm keeping my Z33. Love the newer interior, though.
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Old 05-21-2014, 09:56 PM
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I'm waiting on my local dealership to get a 370z in.
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Old 05-22-2014, 07:22 AM
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07-08 350z to a 370z you won't feel a power difference. I know I didn't, felt exactly the same as my enth 08.

interior is really nice, but for me the 08 interior is not that bad.

If anything look into the 2015 mustang.
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Originally Posted by bith8791 View Post
If you own a 370z and were a previous 350z owner, are you satisfied with the 370z?
What are some pros/cons of the 370z versus the 350z?
After owning my 350z for 10 years I think it's about time to upgrade to a TT350z.
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Old 05-22-2014, 09:01 AM
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When I took a new 370 for a drive 2 yrs. ago, no offense meant to 370 guys, but I liked my '07 hr much better. I'm sure that If I could have had the 370 for some time I would have liked it more than I did, but I already had my na 350 modded (long tube intakes, fd gears, uprev tuned, sways). I really wanted to do some pulls vs a Z34, but never happened. I also like the 350 interior better; first thing that I noticed, I felt better sitting in my 350. I know it's a matter of opinion and there are some awesome 370's out there.

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Old 05-22-2014, 12:12 PM
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How can you guys not feel a power difference in the 370?
I have never driven one but aren't they supposed to compete with mustang GTs?
My mom has a 2014 gt and I can tell you that thing is so much faster than my DE 350z. But is the HR really that close to the 3.7L?
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Old 05-23-2014, 06:49 AM
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Normal daily driving, I dont think anyone short of a professional would notice the difference between a DE, HR and VHR. At the track however...My best times at Sebring were done with the 370.
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drove a 2004 for 10 years, test drove the 370 and fell in love again.
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350Z owner for 9 years, and it never disappointed me.
Bough. new 370, and it's noticeable much quicker than 350z.
How could you be surprised. It's got more HP than 350z.
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i went from a 350 DE to a 370Z, other cars...then to a 350Z HR....

I can tell you that there is no noticeable difference, NONE performance wise between the HR and 370Z. Interior is better, handling is a bit improved, and exterior looks is really subjective. I prefer the look of the 350Z.
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Old 08-02-2014, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by craig12895 View Post
How can you guys not feel a power difference in the 370?
I have never driven one but aren't they supposed to compete with mustang GTs?
My mom has a 2014 gt and I can tell you that thing is so much faster than my DE 350z. But is the HR really that close to the 3.7L?
nope. Dont even think about

the 5.0 will, sorry to say, slaughter any 350 and 370Z

I killed a full bolt on geared and tuned 370 in my 5.0 with only tune and X pipe. It was like a bus going on 2
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Old 08-02-2014, 07:13 PM
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I never realized the 370 was so far behind. I would have hoped Nissan would have made them more of a competitor considering the 370 costs more than a new gt
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Originally Posted by craig12895 View Post
I never realized the 370 was so far behind. I would have hoped Nissan would have made them more of a competitor considering the 370 costs more than a new gt
yeah, one of the reason I originally left to 5.0
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Originally Posted by craig12895 View Post
I never realized the 370 was so far behind. I would have hoped Nissan would have made them more of a competitor considering the 370 costs more than a new gt
Remember that the GT has got V8 under the hood, the Z has 6.

Also if you have thrown both cars around corners you will also notice that the 370Z is more nimble and has a better steering feel which translate into more fun when you hit the canyons.

Drive a Z34 and judge it for yourself. It is kind of refreshing when you drive one.

IMO it's worth the upgrade only if:
-you have a very slightly modded DE 350z and are dead bored of it.
-you are not into modding. The 350Z has way more parts to choose from. Going FI in this platform will be easier and cheaper.

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Old 08-03-2014, 05:30 AM
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I totally understand the corners aspect. My 2003 350 is no comparison to my moms gt so I can only imagine the 370 to be even better
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Old 08-03-2014, 11:11 PM
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Originally Posted by craig12895 View Post
I totally understand the corners aspect. My 2003 350 is no comparison to my moms gt so I can only imagine the 370 to be even better
I personally feel the Z34 has improved steering feel, and the chassis seems to react better. But this is the similar feel I had when my buddy put some SPL + Whiteline bushings, GT specs braces, 19" with low profile tires on his 350z.

There is a smooth, power bump on the 3.7l engine but I'm not too impressed.

But then again, the interior is a breath of fresh air. THe oem seats kinda held me down better than the ones on the Z33. Seeing the buldges on the body when you peep on your side mirrors make you feel like you're driving a really macho car.

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Old 08-04-2014, 06:31 PM
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I'm an owner of a 2007 Nismo 350Z. I test drove a 2014 Nismo 370Z, and I hate to say it, but it is a much better car than the 350Z. I wasn't really expecting to like it but I test drove to kill time while the 350Z was in for service. Now I want to buy the 370Z!
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Old 08-04-2014, 06:35 PM
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I'm an owner of a 2007 Nismo 350Z. I test drove a 2014 Nismo 370Z, and I hate to say it, but it is a much better car than the 350Z. I wasn't really expecting to like it but I test drove to kill time while the 350Z was in for service. Now I want to buy the 370Z!
What did you like specifically? A lot of 350 owners have been very disappointed. I just like to think that they would have made more progress with the 370
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Old 08-04-2014, 07:26 PM
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Originally Posted by craig12895 View Post
What did you like specifically? A lot of 350 owners have been very disappointed. I just like to think that they would have made more progress with the 370
Interior is miles better, the engine sounds smoother and the cabin is a little quieter, and the outside appearance is a bit more refined.
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