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06-08-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By WYZIWYG

Go to your local NISSAN dealership and just buy...

Go to your local NISSAN dealership and just buy the OEM sensors. When the camshaft sensors go, it's also a good idea to change the crankshaft sensor underneath too. Most aftermarket ones are hit or...
Forum: VQ35HR
05-27-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,738
Posted By bealljk

What are your plans for the car? Valve...

What are your plans for the car?

Valve guides for sure while your in your heads

Consider upgrading to Sucker Punch or Boundary Oil Pump gears and a new oil pump housing

How are you going to...
05-22-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,926
Posted By MicVelo

What dkmura said^^^ given your application. ...

What dkmura said^^^ given your application.

I run slotted StopTech/Centrics. Ehhhh, have never even gotten close to over driving them. Were I doing it again, I'd just go with the high carbon...
05-21-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,284
Posted By MicVelo

Travlee and bealljk nailed it.^^^ Those are most...

Travlee and bealljk nailed it.^^^ Those are most likely Rota P45s or somesuch knockoff.

You can tell by the detailing of the bolt holes and the shape of the lug nut "cup".

Real LMGTs have...
05-20-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By MicVelo

What's the mileage other than "higher mileage...

What's the mileage other than "higher mileage car"?

Standard "Is-It-Worth-It-Answer": Z33s can last a good long time IF MAINTAINED properly. Good if seller has service records. A PPI by a Nissan...
05-13-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,369
Posted By bealljk

In reality - anything you purchase with moving...

In reality - anything you purchase with moving parts is susceptible ... so hedge your bets by taking any vehicle you purchase to a 3rd party / independent mechanic to have a thorough inspection and...
05-11-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By trains1937

Annual report from oldest 350Z owner on the board

Hello All, I turned 82 on April 29th. Sorry I didn't check in earlier but I have been busy. It has been a good year for the Z. Only problem was an oil pressure sensor unit that had to be replaced...
Forum: New Owners
04-29-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,060
Posted By MicVelo

You need to have thicker skin around here (and...

You need to have thicker skin around here (and most forums); as most of the non-serious answers were just the usual jokers (laff, you know who you are.....) having a good time at your expense....
04-11-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,370
Posted By WYZIWYG

Had mine upgraded to SS years ago. Was told...

Had mine upgraded to SS years ago. Was told they'd be more stable and never give you that 'mushy' brake pedal feeling. Not sure braking in this car is really the place you want to cheap out, but it's...
02-12-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 54,834
Posted By thekinn

I don't know how you guys tolerate this stuff.....

I don't know how you guys tolerate this stuff.. the whole concept of 'sub-forums' seems to be lost on almost everyone. How much crap can be dumped into the general Z forum on a daily basis.. ? I'm...
01-31-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By MicVelo

Please do something understated if you must color...

Please do something understated if you must color them. Calling attention to standard brakes with something like red is like doing a coloring book and saying "Look at my Monet."
01-19-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,312
Posted By MicVelo

So, how did you determine WHICH cam position...

So, how did you determine WHICH cam position sensors to replace? Your resetting the codes technically should do NOTHING to improve the running condition as OBDII is merely the "reporter" of the...
01-12-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By travlee

Why do so many new members post in the forum...

Why do so many new members post in the forum feedback section.
01-08-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,638
Posted By MicVelo

New exhaust law - California

If you drive/live in California, be aware of this in the event you're thinking about doing a muff delete.

Passing this along from our friends over at Japanese Nostalgic Car...
12-29-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,081
Posted By MicVelo

This us clearly not just about cars, this is...

This us clearly not just about cars, this is overt and highly illegal behavior that needs to stop!

If you cannot afford an attorney to protect you through legal mandates (restraining order or...
12-21-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,897
Posted By MicVelo

Well, it sounds like your car could have been...

Well, it sounds like your car could have been imported from Japan (or exported) to another country (maybe Germany where they drive on the same side of the road as we do here in the U.S.) then shipped...
12-13-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,764
Posted By MicVelo

Bear with me people, but it's been a while and...

Bear with me people, but it's been a while and it's time to pull out my now only once-annually line.....

Driver's school.

Or track days, autocross, etc.

There is NO better way to spend money...
11-26-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By Spike100

Did the repair shop replace your throw out...

Did the repair shop replace your throw out bearing when they did the clutch and flywheel?
11-13-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By guitman32

I received this from OS Giken, ill try to find...

I received this from OS Giken, ill try to find and update the chart with the oils below for comparisons. Obviously there is more going on than pure viscosity, and it seems the distinction is the...
11-12-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,462
Posted By bealljk

Theres a thread a few months back (I'll try to...

Theres a thread a few months back (I'll try to find it)where a guy did headers and he was like 20-30hours into it and he wasnt done ... I'll try to find it...

the sh!t thing is, it yeilds minimal...
Forum: NISMO 350Z
11-10-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By MicVelo

I recall back in the 70's, lots of people ran...

I recall back in the 70's, lots of people ran around with primer painted cars. Didn't understand the attraction then and 40-some years later, still don't. Oh wait, it's not primer? It's "matte finish...
Forum: G35/G37
11-09-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By MicVelo

^^^ This and an oil analysis to see what's in the...

^^^ This and an oil analysis to see what's in the oil. Anti-freeze shows up pretty readily.
11-07-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By guitman32

Latest... ...

Latest...

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10-31-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By bealljk

just replace the whole sensor ... you don't need...

just replace the whole sensor ... you don't need to re-pin anything
10-23-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By MicVelo

Maybe he got nudged by a Mustang.

Maybe he got nudged by a Mustang.
Forum: New Owners
09-01-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 778
Posted By MicVelo

Service records available? 2006, being the...

Service records available? 2006, being the "notorious" year for oil burning engines, wise to check that, especially with that kind of mileage on it. Cosmetic damage is fixable cheaply. Engines not so...
08-28-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 54,834
Posted By Stevus

Talking A grateful noob

Please don't completely give up on this generation. My 17 year old picked up a 2003 base model a few weeks ago and we are working our way through its "issues" together. Reminds me of the POS Datsun...
08-07-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By MicVelo

As Travlee said, this is going the wrong...

As Travlee said, this is going the wrong direction. Stock front wheels are already 8" wide (rears generally 8"+). Going to 7.5" is a counterintuitive move. AND, don't make the mistake of buying...
Forum: New Owners
07-25-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By zakmartin

If the car was in an accident severe enough to...

If the car was in an accident severe enough to cause multiple airbags to deploy and the dealership sold it to you with a "clean bill of health" after the fact without a corroborating inspection from...
06-25-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By zakmartin

Have you checked for stored codes?

Have you checked for stored codes?
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