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06-22-2019, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Spike100

The setup you described is nearly identical to...

The setup you described is nearly identical to what I'm running on my 2003 350z. I did not need to roll my rear fenders....
06-16-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,903
Posted By Spike100

Getting good sound from tweeters can be a little...

Getting good sound from tweeters can be a little tricky. I did not like the high range sound coming from the 350z door mounted tweeter. I ended up mounting the tweeter in the A-Pillar, and the sound...
06-15-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,903
Posted By Spike100

There isn't a good reason to do that.

There isn't a good reason to do that.
06-12-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,399
Posted By Spike100

^ ^ ^ It is fun hearing from a long-time owner...

^ ^ ^ It is fun hearing from a long-time owner such as yourself. I consider the 350z a reliable car. Notice that my repairs came after 70k miles, and the major repairs came after 130k miles. I'm in...
05-21-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,399
Posted By Spike100

I was also experiencing a "loose clunky noise...

I was also experiencing a "loose clunky noise over bumps" and that is what started my repair journey (an expensive one for sure). As it turned out, the noise was coming from the control arms (and...
05-15-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By Spike100

If you buy a 2003 or 2004, you are probably...

If you buy a 2003 or 2004, you are probably getting a car with significant miles on the odometer. If you do not notice any problems with the transmission (and your mechanic agrees after the test...
05-14-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By Spike100

Hi Tylor. The 2003 and I believe early 2004's had...

Hi Tylor. The 2003 and I believe early 2004's had transmissions issues. My problem (I have a 2003) was a failing synchromesh in 5th gear. If you buy a 2003, check if it has had a transmission...
Forum: New Owners
05-07-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Spike100

Welcome. I like the car's paint and your wheel...

Welcome. I like the car's paint and your wheel selection. I also went "retro" with my 350z's wheels (deep dish ala Porsche 1980's).
04-29-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,756
Posted By Spike100

I am certain you know this stuff, but... 1....

I am certain you know this stuff, but...

1. Be cautious when removing the gaskets so no debris falls into the engine (Duhhh).
2. Make certain the bolts are tightened to manufacture's specs. An...
04-27-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By Spike100

You can diagnose the noise you describe by...

You can diagnose the noise you describe by putting the car in neutral, and depressing and releasing the clutch pedal...
04-14-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
Posted By Spike100

When I have experienced problems, I tried getting...

When I have experienced problems, I tried getting codes with an OBD code reader. The result was poor, and I did not get a code(s).

You have the best results with the 3450z when reading codes using...
04-14-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
Posted By Spike100

You may need to check this with a Nissan Consult...

You may need to check this with a Nissan Consult 3 Plus V65.12
04-14-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,512
Posted By Spike100

What OBD scanner are you using? You should be...

What OBD scanner are you using? You should be getting a code if the engine won't run.
04-14-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By Spike100

You may have a faulty Headlight Control Module. I...

You may have a faulty Headlight Control Module. I recently replaced the passenger side module on my 350z. The part costs from $350 to $500.
04-06-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,399
Posted By Spike100

Owned my 350z 16 years… repair list

I purchased a 2003 Nissan 350z Performance model as a new car.
Major repairs over the last 16 years:

Date: 06/14/2006
Mileage: 21,728
Problem: Unable to fill fuel tank completely.
Repair:...
04-05-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By Spike100

You are fine with the wheels you describe. I will...

You are fine with the wheels you describe. I will only mention that an offset of 15mm would be better.
04-04-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,601
Posted By Spike100

For example: Bose vs. Aftermarket ...

For example: Bose vs. Aftermarket

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This picture was originally posted on...
03-31-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By Spike100

That's interesting. I had to reprogram my old FOB...

That's interesting. I had to reprogram my old FOB when I replaced one of them. I have a 2003. These are the instructions I received with the FOB.



Close and lock all doors with the driver’s...
03-28-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15,330
Views: 1,215,034
Posted By Spike100

Thanks for the reply. I asked position because...

Thanks for the reply. I asked position because the top of the wheel fender is a common spot. The likely cause is pulling the car down tightly on its suspension during its ride on a ship from Japan....
03-24-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Spike100

Many thanks to moderator jhc for the solution to...

Many thanks to moderator jhc for the solution to my condensation problem. His suggestion to clear the vent solves the problem.

I think that the condensation problem started when I loosened my...
03-21-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Spike100

Your question about opening the housing is...

Your question about opening the housing is actually very good. I started thinking about this, and I forgot that early in the winter my front passenger fender liner came loose. I refastened the liner,...
03-20-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Spike100

The housing as never been opened. I don't think...

The housing as never been opened. I don't think this is pertinent because the housing has a vent (to prevent the problem I describe).
03-15-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,639
Posted By Spike100

$10K is a very fair price for a 2008 350z with...

$10K is a very fair price for a 2008 350z with relatively low miles (7k miles per year is low). Also, Nissan had perfected its 350z by 2008. It is really a better car than the earlier models...
03-07-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By Spike100

Whiteline Bushing Installation

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/my350z.com-vbulletin/804x573/wek003_f672651e2139c71c1d405d191e50503df024d3b6.jpg

I recently did a major suspension restoration on my 350z and decided to replace the...
03-05-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,660
Posted By Spike100

Thanks for kind words.

Thanks for kind words.
03-02-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,660
Posted By Spike100

I probably like my 350z more than I should...

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I am unsure where to post this thread because it addresses more than just maintenance,...
02-24-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,869
Posted By Spike100

As travlee already points out, the clutch pedal...

As travlee already points out, the clutch pedal position is adjustable, but only slightly. The pedal's adjustment is mainly for function (insuring the clutch completely engages/disengages the...
02-13-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By Spike100

That is a great wheel/tire setup! Heck... You may...

That is a great wheel/tire setup! Heck... You may not need to roll the rear fenders. I have 275/40-18 on 9.5" wheels with a 15 mm offset, and I don't rub.

The 350z's front/rear weight distribution...
02-07-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Spike100

You are very correct. Hope he pays attention to...

You are very correct. Hope he pays attention to the front tire specs I posted.

Actually, so many people do not understand overall circumference (or the tire's diameter), and get hung up on...
01-09-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Spike100

The power wire (probably a red wire) on your H/U...

The power wire (probably a red wire) on your H/U is connected to a continuous power wire (probably a yellow wire) and not a switchable IGN wire. Your H/U is drawing power even when the ignition id...
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