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Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 05-05-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,143
Posted By jeffw
Pure Power Reusable Billet Oil Filter

Is the Pure Power Reusable Billet Oil Filter a gimmick or actually a decent product?

Website: http://www.gopurepower.com/
350z version of filter for purchase:...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 08-19-2006, 08:32 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 88,166
Posted By jeffw
Did the motor turn under power when it was not...

Did the motor turn under power when it was not linked back up to the window regulator?

I'd recommend trying to get that working first. If it still can't handle the load of the regulator gearing,...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 08-13-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 88,166
Posted By jeffw
After you take off the brass cover, you pull out...

After you take off the brass cover, you pull out the commutator and worm gear assembly. There's a good pic on page 2 of the thread. Do the toothpick cleaning procedure to the little contact points....
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 08-12-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 88,166
Posted By jeffw
You're probably right about the grease. However,...

You're probably right about the grease. However, I haven't had to redo my motor since I cleaned it almost a year ago. Maybe the excess grease has been exhausted.

As crappy as these motors are, I...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 08-07-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By jeffw
If you're out of warranty, first try the repair...

If you're out of warranty, first try the repair in the thread linked above. If you aren't mechanically inclined in the slightest, then you could try printing out the thread and take it to a mechanic...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 08-07-2006, 05:05 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 88,166
Posted By jeffw
Thanks for the great photos! Much better than my...

Thanks for the great photos! Much better than my draw. :)
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Jeff
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 08-07-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By jeffw
This probably isn't the problem that you're...

This probably isn't the problem that you're having, but one time I took my car in under warranty to have the motor replaced, the mechanic forgot to connect the cable for the door lock mechanical...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 08-04-2006, 08:34 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 88,166
Posted By jeffw
I'm glad this is working for some of you and...

I'm glad this is working for some of you and thanks to Integrity for the picture HowTo. One bit of advice I can offer is that I think it's important to use a toothpick to clean the contact points on...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 07-27-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,468
Posted By jeffw
What is the cheapest yet reliable engine...

What is the cheapest yet reliable engine management that can be used with a stroker kit on the Z? I've always heard people say that Motec would be necessary.
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Jeff
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 06-12-2006, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By jeffw
Did you have to have your aluminum bumper removed...

Did you have to have your aluminum bumper removed to make room for an intercooler? If so, the installer probably had to mount the air bag sensor somewhere else that is less stable. It could be...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 05-31-2006, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,363
Posted By jeffw
Claybar the bumper before the clear bra is...

Claybar the bumper before the clear bra is installed. Wax needs to be stripped before applying clear bra. You can wax the bra. Buy a bra that has clear coat on the surface for a better look.
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Forum: Maintenance & Repair 05-31-2006, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,363
Posted By jeffw
On my '03 it caused a little hazing of the clear...

On my '03 it caused a little hazing of the clear coat on the painted plastic bumper. It worked ok on the hood though. I would not recommend it for the bumper.
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Jeff
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 05-20-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By jeffw
Can you hear an exhaust leak? If not, I'd give...

Can you hear an exhaust leak? If not, I'd give it a few days to see if the smell goes away.
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Jeff
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 05-17-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,844
Posted By jeffw
The easiest way to hear it is to drive next to a...

The easiest way to hear it is to drive next to a wall with your window down (like in a parking deck). You can hear the sound reflect back to you. I heard it giving gas or letting off. You will...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 05-12-2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By jeffw
Have you ever bought new tires? The mechanic may...

Have you ever bought new tires? The mechanic may have removed weight to balance properly. That might explain whey you see where a weight once was.
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Jeff
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-12-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 207
Posted By jeffw
Current Alignment Specs ???

I posted this under the repairs forum but I'm not getting any bites:
https://my350z.com/forum/showthread.php?t=190540

Is the only change from the 2003 service manual alignment specs to aim for...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 05-11-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,447
Posted By jeffw
It's not a perfect fix, but I've found that...

It's not a perfect fix, but I've found that cleaning the rubber window seal and then conditioning it with something like Armor-all does help a bit in sealing the window against the rubber. ...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 05-11-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By jeffw
I am 90% sure that the problem with everyone's...

I am 90% sure that the problem with everyone's window motors is that they develop a short across packed carbon dust between the conduction points on the commutator. The carbon dust comes from the...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 05-11-2006, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By jeffw
Thank you for your reply. It sounds like the...

Thank you for your reply. It sounds like the only change is that Nissan now recommends that front toe-in be set to the maximum of 2mm.

My guess is that the alignment specs otherwise remain the...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 05-11-2006, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By jeffw
Current Alignment Specs????

Anyone have the complete and current alignment specs that Nissan is recommending? I'm having trouble searching the site or the web to find the specs. Does someone know? I need them so I can take...
Forum: Intake Exhaust 02-03-2006, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By jeffw
Pic is pretty small, but it looks like this...

Pic is pretty small, but it looks like this replaces the stock MAF tube with a port to install just the MAF hot wire element. If the diameter of the tube is larger than stock (looks like it), then...
Forum: Forced Induction 02-01-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By jeffw
Yeah, I guess that once people figure out how to...

Yeah, I guess that once people figure out how to get the head to stay sealed then the problem is solved from an engineering standpoint and then no to spend much money/time on the headless approach....
Forum: Forced Induction 02-01-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By jeffw
"Headless Engine" Sleeves

I've seen several posts talking about the problems dealing with head lift/blowing head gasket under high boost. That got me to thinking about some really old engine designs used in stuff like...
Forum: Forced Induction 01-18-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By jeffw
Turbonetics TT ???

Does Turbonetics have any plans to develop a twin turbo system for the 350z?

Thx,
Jeff
Forum: Forced Induction 01-17-2006, 08:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,512
Posted By jeffw
Looks good. I guess the top pic is newest...

Looks good. I guess the top pic is newest because I see a new strut brace and lettering on the engine cover and not in the other kits.
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Jeff
Forum: Forced Induction 01-13-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,761
Posted By jeffw
They'll have to be considerably cheaper than...

They'll have to be considerably cheaper than conventional ST turbo kits if they want to sell any. $4k seems too high, especially when you're not getting an FMI.
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Jeff
Forum: Feedback & Suggestions for Our Forum 11-08-2005, 04:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,249
Posted By jeffw
1.) Install Firefox 2.) Install Adblock...

1.) Install Firefox
2.) Install Adblock extension to Firefox
3.) Choose Tools->Adblock->preferences and add a filter that looks like:
http://*.intellitxt.com/*

4.) Enjoy no more pop ups
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Forum: Maintenance & Repair 10-28-2005, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By jeffw
I have a theory that as the carbon brushes of the...

I have a theory that as the carbon brushes of the window motor get chewed up by the commutator, an intermittent short results. In some cases, going through the motor recalibration will help. ...
Forum: Feedback & Suggestions for Our Forum 10-28-2005, 10:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,092
Posted By jeffw
I just renewed Car and Driver, Road and Track,...

I just renewed Car and Driver, Road and Track, and Motortrend for a year all for the grand total of $8. Motorcycle.com is just $11.94 per year and has way more to offer for the money as compared...
Forum: Maintenance & Repair 10-27-2005, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By jeffw
Thanks guys! -- Jeff

Thanks guys!
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Jeff
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