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03-25-2019, 09:30 AM
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Posted By rancor

You don't want a Zener Diode. You could try a 1K...

You don't want a Zener Diode. You could try a 1K 1/4W resistor and 10uF cap in parallel with the led light. Might help or at least reduce the flickering. If that doesn't work you could increase the...
03-04-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By rancor

Use a pressurized fill system and attach it up to...

Use a pressurized fill system and attach it up to the oil pressure sending port. That will get oil in the galleries and bearings then just start the car. The motive 1735 power fill pro or many...
01-04-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,131
Posted By rancor

Brake balance would be an issue as the Akebono...

Brake balance would be an issue as the Akebono rotors are larger so you would shift brake bias rearward. Its a safety issue as too much rear bias is dangerous and can cause instability under...
11-15-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By rancor

I have leather seat covers from...

I have leather seat covers from interior-innovations and can't complain for the price. Fitment of any cover is also dependent on the install so take your time if you decide to do it yourself. I did...
11-13-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,838
Posted By rancor

A somewhat common problem with the HR, seems to...

A somewhat common problem with the HR, seems to be less prevalent on the 350Z, is the oil gallery gaskets. Nissan used a paper gasket that has a tendency to blow out and causes oil to leak back into...
07-12-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By rancor

Most dealers will only sell OEM parts. The...

Most dealers will only sell OEM parts. The aluminum undershrouds are aftermarket parts made and sold by, Z1, Zspeed, and TBW.
05-16-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By rancor

I think most tires have a reduced warranty if you...

I think most tires have a reduced warranty if you cannot rotate the tires.

From tire rack:

Unlimited Time / 50,000 Miles Half mileage for rear if different size than front

Workmanship &...
02-22-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By rancor

If you have an android device an a bluetooth...

If you have an android device an a bluetooth OBDII scanner there is an application called NDSIII (nissan data scan III) that will be able to perform the idle air relearn without having to do the...
02-20-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By rancor

Please do also no disrespect I would like to hear...

Please do also no disrespect I would like to hear why you prefer it. From my understanding lucas is strate heavyweight oil thicker than 250 weight gear oil and has no additives. All it does is...
Forum: VQ35HR
02-11-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,791
Posted By rancor

Sounds like you are fine just keep an eye on it....

Sounds like you are fine just keep an eye on it. Nissan specs the oil pressure at 176F (80C) and that should be when you are using 5W-30. The HR does have an oil temp sensor that can be read with...
10-19-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By rancor

https://www.courtesyparts.com/ Looks like...

https://www.courtesyparts.com/

Looks like nissan calls the ballast the headlight control module.
10-13-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,625
Posted By rancor

It's a bit further away but Road America In WI...

It's a bit further away but Road America In WI has two affordable introductory driving classes covering basic car control and track driving.

Its also a great place to camp for a weekend and watch...
09-28-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,612
Posted By rancor

It sucks it's such a cheap part that fails. Given...

It sucks it's such a cheap part that fails. Given the pressures that nissan allows it seems like they know the gaskets leak and are ok with some small holes.

After the fix my pressures are ~27psi...
09-27-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,612
Posted By rancor

Well if you have verified its actually the...

Well if you have verified its actually the pressure getting that low then yea you can kill the motor.

While you are lucky the pressure is going to build with engine RPM unlike a blocked passage...
09-19-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,628
Posted By rancor

The turn signals shouldn't hyper blink unless the...

The turn signals shouldn't hyper blink unless the current draw is too low.

What year is your car?
What bulbs are you using?
Do you have aftermarket headlights or tail lights?
09-06-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By rancor

I have Gloc GS1s(1521s) and Carbotech AX6 pads....

I have Gloc GS1s(1521s) and Carbotech AX6 pads. So far the GS1 have been excellent street pads. If I am not mistaken MicVelo runs 1521 with all his mountain driving. Tiny grunting/squeak at a full...
08-15-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By rancor

Well if the upstream O2 sensor (used for closed...

Well if the upstream O2 sensor (used for closed loop control) is bad it's likely the P1148 code is caused by the bad O2 Sensor. I will leave the sound to someone else.

First thing to pop up on...
Forum: VQ35HR
08-09-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 38,891
Posted By rancor

The engineers need to balance a lot of things...

The engineers need to balance a lot of things including engin life and 5W-30 was deemed fine. If I am remembering correctly nissan said the HR should last 200,000+ miles. If you are running the engin...
08-08-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,577
Posted By rancor

The +12s will push the wheels out 10mm further...

The +12s will push the wheels out 10mm further than the +22. The amount they will stick out is also dependent on the wheel width.
07-29-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By rancor

Sounds like you may need to do an idle air...

Sounds like you may need to do an idle air relearn. The ECU will reset this if the battery is disconnected for too long. Its also a good idea to clean the MAF and replace spark plugs and air filters...
07-28-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By rancor

:icon8: Really? The car has hundreds of different...

:icon8: Really? The car has hundreds of different wires and that is not orginal. If you trace it back to the orginal wire you might be able to find the color in the FSM. You need to trace it yourself...
07-17-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By rancor

You need to do an idle air relearn. There is a...

You need to do an idle air relearn. There is a way to do this with a pedal dance but the easiest solution is using NDSIII with a capable bluetooth reader.
07-11-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By rancor

I can barely understand your broken english but...

I can barely understand your broken english but you can use a manual diff with upgraded gears in an automatic. You will need to get the differential from a manual car I think they are $400-$600 used....
06-27-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,612
Posted By rancor

Don't know if thats recommended as you could bend...

Don't know if thats recommended as you could bend the cover but damn it looks awesome. I am guessing you are talking about the pry spots about halfway down the block? I think it took me a good hour...
06-23-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,612
Posted By rancor

Glad it went well! Luck :icon39: but...

Glad it went well!



Luck :icon39: but about the only thing you can do is keep the oil pressure down. So when the oil is cold try and keep the oil pump from bypassing by keeping low RPMs...
06-19-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By rancor

The transmissions in the 06-08 are just fine. You...

The transmissions in the 06-08 are just fine. You don't say if it's a manual or A/T though. Manual can(will) have slave cylinder issues so if you replace the clutch you should also replace the slave...
06-06-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By rancor

You seem to be mixing electrical and mechanical...

You seem to be mixing electrical and mechanical problems. You may be able to use the oil pressure wires but would loose the oil pressure sensor just a bad idea. The adaptor, T, or welding a bung is...
06-06-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,357
Posted By rancor

It's probably not recommended but the...

It's probably not recommended but the transmission was originally spec'd for matic-J that was superseded by matic-s when nissan added the 7 speed transmission. Make sure it works for matic-J although...
05-01-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By rancor

Check your pressure using a gauge not the built...

Check your pressure using a gauge not the built in pressure sending unit they are not accurate. Better to spend 30$ than many hours and hundreds of dollars replacing the gaskets. It will also tell...
Forum: Brakes
01-30-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By rancor

For me the replicas(A1 Cardone) have worked just...

For me the replicas(A1 Cardone) have worked just fine but I only have a few thousand miles on them. Might want to change your price as they are available from rockauto for 300 (141 each).
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