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06-04-2019, 08:02 PM
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Posted By tmdz

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/my350z.com-vbulletin/...

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Once mounted this thing is way more solid than I thought it would be. Thanks Z1!
06-03-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,122
Posted By tmdz

That would be my indication to walk away.

That would be my indication to walk away.
05-30-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,922
Posted By tmdz

This is actually a really interesting article on...

This is actually a really interesting article on tire wear and tire age:

https://www.thedrive.com/opinion/5189/the-truth-behind-what-caused-paul-walkers-fatal-crash

Say what you will about the...
05-23-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,905
Posted By tmdz

Also keep in mind this model is at least 11 years...

Also keep in mind this model is at least 11 years old. There are literally thousands of diy vids on YouTube covering virtually anything you could possibly want or need to do to these cars. Plus, they...
05-18-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,563
Posted By tmdz

I got one of these off of craigslist for $75....

I got one of these off of craigslist for $75. Perfect for trannys, diffs, stock exhaust. 1500lbs capacity:

...
04-30-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By tmdz

ClutchAmerica “America Deserves the Best!” ...

ClutchAmerica
“America Deserves the Best!”

For some reason that made me laugh.
04-14-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,531
Posted By tmdz

Fuel to the injector is a good sign. Considering...

Fuel to the injector is a good sign. Considering the work you did my guess would be either an air problem or a fuel problem.

Do you have a code reader? That’s going to be your next step here.
04-14-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,531
Posted By tmdz

Sounds like it’s a fuel issue since the starting...

Sounds like it’s a fuel issue since the starting fluid was able to make it fire for a couple secs. You didn’t mess around with the throttle body did you? Even cleaning that thing can make it require...
02-12-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,591
Posted By tmdz

Make sure your battery terminals are clean and...

Make sure your battery terminals are clean and the battery clamps are tight (particularly the negative cable).
01-31-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By tmdz

You need one of these: ...

You need one of these:

https://www.amazon.com/EPAuto-Radiator-Coolant-Filling-Funnel/dp/B01I40ZQWE/ref=sr_1_18?ie=UTF8&qid=1548950669&sr=8-18&keywords=Funnel

- Place the funnel in the mouth of...
01-25-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By tmdz

If you can find used Motordyne ART pipes for $200...

If you can find used Motordyne ART pipes for $200 that’s a pretty good deal but you can get new resonated Berk test pipes off of Ebay for about $250 shipped.

Either way just be sure to do your...
08-29-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By tmdz

So the VIN decoder says it's not a Nismo and the...

So the VIN decoder says it's not a Nismo and the car is not badged correctly..?

Why do you assume it’s a Nismo?
08-28-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By tmdz

Enter your VIN here: ...

Enter your VIN here:

https://my350z.com/forum/vindecoder.php

It will tell you the year and trim package of your Z.
08-01-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By tmdz

This. Also - To go along with what Sparta...

This.

Also - To go along with what Sparta said - If I remember correctly, the 2004's came with both the cd008 and the cd009 trannys depending on the manufacture date. The 008 transmission has 3rd...
05-07-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,736
Posted By tmdz

On the oem sites it lists one of those part...

On the oem sites it lists one of those part numbers as Made in Taiwan, the other is listed as Made in USA. Since they apparently have Enthusiast wheels on a Touring maybe they just got them from a...
05-05-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By tmdz

Well there a couple things you should be aware of...

Well there a couple things you should be aware of here:

- Burning oil is generally blue/blueish smoke
- Burning coolant is generally a white/whiteish smoke
- A bad head gasket will often allow...
04-13-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,362
Posted By tmdz

This year. 2018 is an excellent year to...

This year.

2018 is an excellent year to purchase a 350z.
04-09-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15,358
Views: 1,225,503
Posted By tmdz

Finished the differential bushing upgrade and...

Finished the differential bushing upgrade and axle TSB yesterday. When for a relaxed 30 mile drive in the rain, went home and put it back up on jack stands for the reservoir/clutch master/clutch...
03-28-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15,358
Views: 1,225,503
Posted By tmdz

Ok - In the name of science, here are the...

Ok - In the name of science, here are the pre-freeze dimensions of a Prothane 350z rear differential bushing. Iíll leave it in the freezer for at least 24 hours and re-measure:
...
01-11-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,661
Posted By tmdz

OUCH! Zak seems to be in a bad mood today. Here...

OUCH! Zak seems to be in a bad mood today. Here is something to cheer you up brother:

https://www.youtube.com/embed/bzG_J7RCGS0
01-09-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15,358
Views: 1,225,503
Posted By tmdz

My standard answer to that question is always: ...

My standard answer to that question is always:

"It's not about how much money was spent. IT'S ABOUT NOT LETTING THE TERRORISTS WIN!"

At that point she usually rolls her eyes and just walks...
01-08-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By tmdz

For those of us with OCD...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/my350z.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-ec4521d2_7bd4_442b_863c_23686da3b126_12fdf9080e7fc7b442b56186f0534aafbf4afb90.jpeg

100 Plastic Push Rivets off the ĎBay for $3.49...
01-04-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,683
Posted By tmdz

Not to be a contrarian but a couple things - That...

Not to be a contrarian but a couple things - That sludge in the oil cap is not a symptom of coolant in the oil. Its usually an indicator that the vehicle isn't reaching full operating temp (in other...
12-19-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15,358
Views: 1,225,503
Posted By tmdz

Baller move.

Baller move.
12-08-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15,358
Views: 1,225,503
Posted By tmdz

Based on the multiple recommendations from...

Based on the multiple recommendations from MicVelo and others I got a set of Bilstein B6's and am going to put them on this weekend.

It's about 25f here so its perfect for doing jobs like this...
10-25-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,807
Posted By tmdz

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/my350z.com-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/my350z.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_0744_561ae24b0b116c353739e3a6950c80cbc1fe5cad.jpg

Maybe its a Washington State thing...
09-20-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,628
Posted By tmdz

Isn't a fast blink an indication that there is a...

Isn't a fast blink an indication that there is a electrical issue? Meaning that the car is trying to tell you something is messed up.

I know that if you install LED turn signal bulbs you also have...
Forum: New Owners
09-04-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By tmdz

Here are some pics. I took apart the window motor...

Here are some pics. I took apart the window motor and cleaned it - It looks like a couple of the brushes have deep groves and it looks like there may be a bit of melting. Ordered a cheapo replacement...
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