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Forum: Accessories
11-05-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,838
Posted By Bigsyke

Good catch. Updated.

Good catch. Updated.
Forum: Accessories
11-03-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,838
Posted By Bigsyke

Uprev standard - $400 shipped

Osiris standard with license. $400 shipped firm.
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05-22-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 547,923
Posted By Bigsyke

Burning rate has increased to 1qt every 300...

Burning rate has increased to 1qt every 300 miles.

No smoke while cruising, and not much smoke on WOT. No leaks. Very disappointed.
10-30-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,676
Posted By Bigsyke

I've never received a complement for my...

I've never received a complement for my Z33--Track, stock and clean. I have, however, had my car mistaken for a:


G6 coupe
VW bettle
Prius


You make 10k a year, if I heard correctly. I...
10-24-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,655
Posted By Bigsyke

Ridiculous? Not even slightly. No issues is...

Ridiculous? Not even slightly. No issues is relative. You over extend a dino OCI with mild fuel dilution and you're going to have unseen problems. What's to say the OP's engine didn't have a...
10-24-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,655
Posted By Bigsyke

Sounds like it was 155k miles on dino oil... ...

Sounds like it was 155k miles on dino oil...

My revup was knocking like crazy when I first bought it. I really didn't know how poorly made the DE's really were at the time, so I assumed it would...
10-24-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Bigsyke

Redline made me grind 2nd, 4th and 5th--every...

Redline made me grind 2nd, 4th and 5th--every time. Switched to Amsoil MTG. Haven't had a single grind since.
10-24-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,058
Posted By Bigsyke

Bad fuel damper affect performance?

Putting a hose from the drivers fuel damper to my ear, it sounds like a jackhammer. The other side is quiet.

The drivers side (bank 2), is running lean. I've only read the bad dampers are simply...
10-21-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,084
Posted By Bigsyke

Excellent post. Let's put it this way. Is a 2014...

Excellent post. Let's put it this way. Is a 2014 nismo with 30k miles for $30k out the door a steal?

At this point I'm thinking I'll sell the revup private party... If the nismo is a great deal.
10-21-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,084
Posted By Bigsyke

There are issues- ticking and extreme oil...

There are issues- ticking and extreme oil consumption (revup). Has a very good uprev tune, but makes no power.




Removed for diagnostic purposes.



The PO of the nismo actually traded the...
10-20-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,084
Posted By Bigsyke

Not that much of an upgrade to justify, is what...

Not that much of an upgrade to justify, is what you're implying?
10-20-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,084
Posted By Bigsyke

Thinking about trading in Revup for 370z nismo

I found a decent deal on a 2014 370z Nismo. $28 out the door, 32k miles, 10/10 condition.

I was thinking about trading in my 2005 track edition--I'm sick of putting a quart of 0w40 in every 300...
10-05-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Bigsyke

Paint scratches/chips with no effort

I have a 2005 DB Z that's shedding its paint. The entire front end is becoming white from paint chips, and now the sides and top of the car have about a million+ chips down to the metal from being...
Forum: Tuning
09-18-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,531
Posted By Bigsyke

Subscribed. Experiencing the exact same thing.

Subscribed. Experiencing the exact same thing.
09-15-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,731
Posted By Bigsyke

Wait, you're going from a 2.25/2.5 collector down...

Wait, you're going from a 2.25/2.5 collector down to a 2ID cat? Ouch
Forum: New Owners
09-13-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,923
Posted By Bigsyke

Even Forbes put an article out on the 350z,...

Even Forbes put an article out on the 350z, claiming it has the most immature drivers.

I'm embarrased to drive mine, considering most of the Z drivers in my area tend to do street drifting in...
09-11-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,061
Posted By Bigsyke

2005 track. Pulled over while driving to...

2005 track.

Pulled over while driving to post this. I've either fixed this, or narrowed it down. Nissan didn't grind down any metal on the ground points, so it was relying on the bolt threads to...
09-10-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Bigsyke

The sound you describe could point to the...

The sound you describe could point to the alternator.

I'd try checking your grounds. I noticed none of my factory grounds were contacting bare metal. It's like Nissan assumed the contact through...
09-10-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,787
Posted By Bigsyke

You're having issues driving in wet conditions....

You're having issues driving in wet conditions. With your setup, driving in the rain would be a disaster. The stock airbox is superior to any conical filter mainly due to the maf housing not having a...
09-09-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,787
Posted By Bigsyke

Your best bet is getting the stock airbox and an...

Your best bet is getting the stock airbox and an apexi filter from coz. You clearly are running into issues, not even driving in the rain, so..
09-09-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,061
Posted By Bigsyke

I'm running test pipes and a nismo exhaust. ...

I'm running test pipes and a nismo exhaust.

Definitely not just noise. Sounds like vtec crossover into a violin vs chello. It's almost every time I hit the has hard now, and its seriously a...
09-08-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,061
Posted By Bigsyke

Did some more datalogging. Noticed the Exhaust...

Did some more datalogging. Noticed the Exhaust Cam timings are off between the banks. At one point, during a saxophone duet pull, the discrepancy was around 20 (133 B1 vs 154 B2).

Generally while...
09-08-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,700
Posted By Bigsyke

It's the evap purging. Rear passenger side. Most...

It's the evap purging. Rear passenger side. Most Zs with a proper evap have a loud, inconsistent hiss from the rear. It's normal.
09-07-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,061
Posted By Bigsyke

Smooth sound, two different pitches. I...

Smooth sound, two different pitches.

I thought it was exhaust related, but it became worse after switching ypipe/test pipes.

I first noticed it while doing etunes. It can't be mechanical...
09-06-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,061
Posted By Bigsyke

Exhaust note changes randomly when going wot

When going WOT, once in a blue moon it would sound as if one bank was high-pitched, and the other bank was low-pitched. I initially thought I was dropping a cylinder, but the sound evened out when I...
07-22-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,950
Posted By Bigsyke

Slightly confused on your resolution. Did you...

Slightly confused on your resolution. Did you find the issue?

I've overdosed on fuel system cleaner several times. Specifically gumout regane. I burn tons of oil so it's necessary. It would be...
07-22-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4,744
Views: 547,923
Posted By Bigsyke

That won't work. You do need the 3/8'ths...

That won't work.

You do need the 3/8'ths vacuum cap, but this is still leaving the drivers inlet side connected. Also, even with both the PCV valve drilled and vented, and the drivers inlet hose...
07-09-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 163,780
Posted By Bigsyke

Even though most of my other car's batteries have...

Even though most of my other car's batteries have been relocated, I'm hesitant to relocate the 350's due to it's supposed sensitive electrical system. I've data logged some inconsistencies in other...
07-07-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 163,780
Posted By Bigsyke

Little things add up, though. I couldn't...

Little things add up, though.

I couldn't believe the weight of the pile of parts removed from the front of the car. OE Flywheel, OE cats, OE SAC Clutch, over the top stereo and wiring the PO...
07-07-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By Bigsyke

If you are going to have any vacuum source, you...

If you are going to have any vacuum source, you can only install the catch can inline with the passenger PCV hose. You can't run the breather on the can or you will create a very large vacuum leak.
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