What a Lifelong Z Mechanic Thinks of Nissan Today - MY350Z.COM - Nissan 350Z and 370Z Forum Discussion

Go Back  MY350Z.COM - Nissan 350Z and 370Z Forum Discussion > General > Media Share
Reload this Page >

What a Lifelong Z Mechanic Thinks of Nissan Today

Notices
Media Share Z Related Photos and Video

What a Lifelong Z Mechanic Thinks of Nissan Today

Old 12-07-2018, 01:39 PM
  #1  
SPM350Z
Registered User
Thread Starter
iTrader: (1)
 
SPM350Z's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: California
Posts: 336
Thanked 102 Times in 67 Posts
Default What a Lifelong Z Mechanic Thinks of Nissan Today

Was perusing Jalopnik this morning and came across this article with Robb Fuller of Z Car Garage where Mic, I and others go to have our Nissan sports cars serviced. Decent article with some pretty clear thoughts from Robb on where things are with Nissan right now....nothing most of us don't already know but hopefully this kind of thing makes it way back up to Nissan and the move back the enthusiast direction...at least a little.

https://jalopnik.com/what-a-lifelong...day-1830083808

Enjoy,
Shawn
SPM350Z is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to SPM350Z For This Useful Post:
bealljk (12-07-2018)
Old 12-07-2018, 02:30 PM
  #2  
MicVelo
350Z/370Z Tech Moderator
MY350Z.COM
 
MicVelo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Northern California
Posts: 6,691
Thanked 1,863 Times in 1,357 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by SPM350Z View Post
Was perusing Jalopnik this morning and came across this article with Robb Fuller of Z Car Garage where Mic, I and others go to have our Nissan sports cars serviced. Decent article with some pretty clear thoughts from Robb on where things are with Nissan right now....nothing most of us don't already know but hopefully this kind of thing makes it way back up to Nissan and the move back the enthusiast direction...at least a little.

https://jalopnik.com/what-a-lifelong...day-1830083808

Enjoy,
Shawn
Thanks for the heads up, Shawn. Good article. Pretty dead on with where Nissan is these days and echoes the sentiments found in our own thread here on "Where's the Z35 at?" (or whatever it was titled.)

Interestingly, I think Rob's perspective on Nissan today, along with his take on the past Datsun/Nissans has helped to fuel the resurgence of the S30 (and others of the era, all covered over on Japanese Nostalgic Car) and pushed their values up, just like muscle cars and other classics. That's good for me I guess, owning both old and new. But honestly, I feel it would be better if Nissan offered up something in their showrooms for today's generation to aspire to... we need a new generation of true enthusiasts, not a bunch of testosterone fueled hooners who think Fast & Furious is life and try to imitate it as if it were.

< old guy stepping down from soap box now >
MicVelo is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to MicVelo For This Useful Post:
rustyschopshop (12-08-2018)
Old 12-08-2018, 02:39 PM
  #3  
rustyschopshop
Registered User
 
rustyschopshop's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Watauga, Texas
Posts: 712
Thanked 70 Times in 60 Posts
Default

A really good but sad read. So much blunt truth here. Thankfully i am more than happy to stay in my 350z but we definitely need something to revive the Z scene and help it grow.
rustyschopshop is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Chromatic
South East
9
02-04-2015 08:22 PM
LSD motorsports
Southern California
11
02-26-2013 10:58 PM
mxjosh711
2003-2009 Nissan 350Z
2
01-24-2006 04:14 PM
Diesel350
South East
1
07-31-2005 04:01 AM
sentry65
Engine & Drivetrain
43
12-24-2004 11:29 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: What a Lifelong Z Mechanic Thinks of Nissan Today


Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: