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Forum: Wheels & Tires 08-04-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 17,215
Posted By Nano
the whole stretching thing started out in europe,...

the whole stretching thing started out in europe, for 2 reasons. a) In most EU countries it is absolutely illegal to have the threaded section of a tire protrude(even 1mm) from the body, it needs to...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 12-29-2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,856
Posted By Nano
not sure the stock offset is dictated by...

not sure the stock offset is dictated by performance/handling alone. Engineers probably have other factors to cope with in figuring out an "ideal" offset.

As a performance point of reference I...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 10-16-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By Nano
my setup being tokico dspec shocks/springs,...

my setup being tokico dspec shocks/springs, 5zigen fn01r-c 17" with falken RT615 (255/40-17 and 275/40-17), improved feedback and crispier transistions is exactly my feeling too. (with all the braces...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 10-01-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,134
Posted By Nano
the megan racing caliper looks like a single...

the megan racing caliper looks like a single piece (forged?)
Forum: Wheels & Tires 09-26-2006, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 464
Posted By Nano
the 350z has a really "floaty" suspensions. ...

the 350z has a really "floaty" suspensions.

I know what you mean, driving at 250kmh is not the best feeling in the world. And hitting even a slight patch of uneven asphalt is a scary thing.

I...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 09-25-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Nano
on my 2003 Nothing happens without the TPS...

on my 2003

Nothing happens without the TPS monitor in the wheels. no beeps, no indicator. The indicator will come on like 30min after the car is running, but will not beep, nor blink the PSI...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 09-23-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By Nano
better late than never :D

better late than never :D
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 09-22-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By Nano
JGTC rotors (seen them in WRC too... pictures are...

JGTC rotors (seen them in WRC too... pictures are hard to find though)

http://racing.jbskyline.net/2001/Gallery/Bilder/2001%20JGTC%20Xanavi%20Xanavi%20brake%20discs.jpg

I have seen similar...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 09-15-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,621
Posted By Nano
ehm, mine do not rotate freely, I used a dab of...

ehm, mine do not rotate freely, I used a dab of blue loktite (just to be sure). And they do have a start point, it's the same as if you were using the key thingy. I found they work great. (if they...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 09-12-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,621
Posted By Nano
get these -->...

get these --> http://www.good-win-racing.com/mazda/miata/60-1144.html

http://www.good-win-racing.com/miata/images/items/tokicocables.jpg
Forum: Wheels & Tires 09-10-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Nano
have H&R 10mm spacers, never had issues with VDC....

have H&R 10mm spacers, never had issues with VDC.

unless you have crazy amount of camber/toe, I don't quite understand how a spacer would make VDC engage, spacer just pushes the wheel outward.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 09-06-2006, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,155
Posted By Nano
drilled rotors have an advantage in very wet...

drilled rotors have an advantage in very wet conditions on cold rotors, that's about it.

Beside the cracking/stressing issue, drilling also reduces the friction surface, you will have less...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 09-02-2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 993
Posted By Nano
yeah... lol, the strongest supporters of the "all...

yeah... lol, the strongest supporters of the "all your engine are belong to us" are the people who never had one, or know someone who knows someone who's cousin had the engine imploded.

Had mine...
Forum: Intake Exhaust 09-01-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,550
Posted By Nano
I have kinetix cats with INJEN ses, and the floor...

I have kinetix cats with INJEN ses, and the floor does get warmer. If you put a hand on the carpet, you definitely feel a bit of an unnatural amount of heat. 350z engine runs HOT as hell

I never...
Forum: 2003-2009 Nissan 350Z 08-31-2006, 05:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,510
Posted By Nano
Carfax is consumer tool, it's for buyers, not for...

Carfax is consumer tool, it's for buyers, not for institutions. 11K is a bargain, you had it inspected, the car looks good, the car drives good, it doesn't even have a salaved title from the DMV......
Forum: 2003-2009 Nissan 350Z 08-30-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,510
Posted By Nano
11k is really really cheap the airbag is...

11k is really really cheap

the airbag is probably the module that needs to be replaced (beware that the module goes for 1K).
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 08-18-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By Nano
yes, use anti-seize or you will have a hell of a...

yes, use anti-seize or you will have a hell of a time taking it out one day.

I used antiseize on mine and still had a hard time removing it
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 08-18-2006, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,675
Posted By Nano
It's actually pretty confusing, as I JUST found...

It's actually pretty confusing, as I JUST found out my REDS on the mini are adjustable too!

I do believe the Konis are better shocks, but you have to use them to their full potential (custom...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 08-18-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,675
Posted By Nano
yes, I can only find this...

yes, I can only find this (http://www.koni.com/_cars/_general_info/technology/_images/damping_charac.gif) graph, it shows the Koni as being only adjustable in rebound.

anyway, I still fail to...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 08-18-2006, 09:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,675
Posted By Nano
In various places ...

In various places

http://e30m3performance.com/tech_articles/susp-tech/shock_dyno/shock_dyno.htm

first result on google

quote: "For those not familiar with the Koni SA's, they are adjustable...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 08-18-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,675
Posted By Nano
The koni are only adjustable in rebound, that's...

The koni are only adjustable in rebound, that's why they are SA. Compression is always the same ---> single adjustable

the Tokico are adjustable in compression and rebound, even though they are...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 08-18-2006, 06:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,675
Posted By Nano
The tokico are double adjustable, and work just...

The tokico are double adjustable, and work just as well on the stock springs, the Koni are worth the upgrade only if you plan on running much stiffer springs, or want them customized. Otherwise I...
Forum: Autocross/Road 08-16-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 481
Posted By Nano
I weighted my 03 (touring equivalent) and it...

I weighted my 03 (touring equivalent) and it weighted 3090lbs with a little less than 1/4 tank of gas. (Kintix cats, injen SES, lightweight battery, UR pulley, 17" fn01r-c, and a few other things)
...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 08-10-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,837
Posted By Nano
I have seen industrial harmonic ballancer on...

I have seen industrial harmonic ballancer on pulleys, they look nothing like the stock pulley. If you have harmonics(vibrations) so strong as to cause issues, I don't see how that rubber will dampen...
Forum: 2003-2009 Nissan 350Z 08-03-2006, 05:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,955
Posted By Nano
how about making it 400lbs ligther instead

how about making it 400lbs ligther instead
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 08-01-2006, 10:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nano
only when I change pads. With brand new pads...

only when I change pads. With brand new pads there is some vibration, but it goes away after some miles (2-3 laps). After that they are smooth as silk
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 07-31-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nano
couldn't be happier

couldn't be happier
Forum: Wheels & Tires 07-23-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By Nano
+1.. lol spend on a proper camber kit (at...

+1.. lol

spend on a proper camber kit (at least the rear (http://www.z1auto.com/prodmore.asp?model=350z&cat=handling&prodid=1314))
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 07-21-2006, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,104
Posted By Nano
it's wasnt UR instructions that were wrong (pdf...

it's wasnt UR instructions that were wrong (pdf available online was good as far as I can remember), it was the KJR pulley instructions that were wrong
...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 07-21-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 52,371
Posted By Nano
Falken RT615 255/40-17 and 275/40-17 ...

Falken RT615 255/40-17 and 275/40-17

phenomenal on the street, great on the track (as a street tire)

Had BFGoodrich KDW (old thread) in 245/40-18 and 265/40-18(discontinued) and liked them....
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