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Forum: Suspension
07-09-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,277
Posted By icer5160

Still got the OEM springs? Any major scratches or...

Still got the OEM springs? Any major scratches or gouges in the spring coating? Also, any idea how many miles are on them?
Thanks!
-Icer
07-09-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,751
Posted By icer5160

Not a very fun job to do, that's a lot of valves!...

Not a very fun job to do, that's a lot of valves! I always suspected the valve guide seals were a major factor on the RevUp oil consumption issue, but bottom end (ring) wear can't be ruled out...
07-09-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,568
Posted By icer5160

Don't use silicone hoses for the PCV system. They...

Don't use silicone hoses for the PCV system. They will sweat. They also get very flexible once they warm up, that collapsing issue you just experienced will happen again. I tried some Mishimoto...
06-20-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,909
Posted By icer5160

Looks like you got an editing error in the video....

Looks like you got an editing error in the video. Just had a major deja vu moment (Timestamp 2:57). Just a friendly FYI, good vid!
-Icer
06-13-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,484
Posted By icer5160

I also just noticed you live in Cupertino. So I'm...

I also just noticed you live in Cupertino. So I'm sure you've been running the AC a lot this past week thanks to the heatwave. I know 100+ degree summer temps are not abnormal for most of the...
06-13-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,484
Posted By icer5160

This is perfectly normal. This is condensation...

This is perfectly normal. This is condensation run-off coming from your evaporator core (for your AC). The drain tube outlet connects into the passenger side floorpan. The outlet is hiding behind the...
06-13-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,962
Posted By icer5160

Is it possible that the fuel could be boiling in...

Is it possible that the fuel could be boiling in the line? I know the Z's fuel lines run right next to the bank 1 (passenger side) exhaust manifold. If you're running aftermarket headers without...
06-10-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,962
Posted By icer5160

Are you running an external oil cooler? Not sure...

Are you running an external oil cooler? Not sure about mods you may or may not be running, but if you're tracking your Z, an external oil cooler is a must. The heat soak on these engines is severe,...
05-22-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,360
Posted By icer5160

CZP has a sale going on for their JWT combo kit...

CZP has a sale going on for their JWT combo kit $725.00...
05-22-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,360
Posted By icer5160

Z1 has a combo FW/Clutch kit for $600.00...

Z1 has a combo FW/Clutch kit for $600.00 (https://www.z1motorsports.com/z1-products/z1-motorsports/z1-350z-g35-clutch-and-flywheel-combo-p-2405.html). This seems like a good mid-range choice at a...
05-10-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,210
Posted By icer5160

I would! My only ask would be a fixed/updated...

I would! My only ask would be a fixed/updated interior. The 06+ 350Zs with the Carbon interior have that horrible paint issue that drives me nuts. The major thing I like about the 370Z/Z34 is the...
05-10-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,817
Posted By icer5160

Z33Garage is right. It sounds like you have non...

Z33Garage is right. It sounds like you have non resonated test pipes, combine that with a "custom exhaust" and you could get unique results like shown in the video. There is a small chance something...
05-09-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By icer5160

Hey Havoc, Sorry to hear the flush didn't...

Hey Havoc,

Sorry to hear the flush didn't work. There could be something going on with the intake solenoid, but I would check with a competent tuner shop or mechanic before dropping any more cash...
05-09-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By icer5160

I don't know much about replacing the ignition...

I don't know much about replacing the ignition system in a Z. But if you suspect it's bad, I would throw in the towel and take it to a dealer. You will most certainly have to get the anti-theft...
05-03-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By icer5160

Nevermind, I just realized you had a separate...

Nevermind, I just realized you had a separate thread regarding this clutch kit and it is a flywheel/clutch combo. Did the kit not come with new flywheel bolts?

As beal said, make sure you properly...
05-03-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,578
Posted By icer5160

I just wanted to congratulate you on doing a good...

I just wanted to congratulate you on doing a good job taking the troubleshooting/fixes as far as you did on your own. Also good job on listing all the relevant information about your Z. Karl already...
05-03-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By icer5160

Did the flywheel and clutch kit come as a combo...

Did the flywheel and clutch kit come as a combo unit? Or are you trying to mix and match? You need to be very careful about this since not all aftermarket flywheels will work with all aftermarket...
05-03-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,913
Posted By icer5160

Depending on the severity of the "pop" it could...

Depending on the severity of the "pop" it could also be the common axle clicking. There's a thread HERE...
05-02-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 56,117
Posted By icer5160

Surprised he's from Texas, must be in the Dallas...

Surprised he's from Texas, must be in the Dallas area.....
-Icer
05-02-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,661
Posted By icer5160

The Z32s never seemed to get the same treatment...

The Z32s never seemed to get the same treatment as the 240s or 350s, at least not in my parts. Sure I will see a few beat up Z32 NAs from time to time, but nothing even close to the abominations I...
Forum: New Owners
05-01-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,176
Posted By icer5160

Some equal length headers will improve the "pop &...

Some equal length headers will improve the "pop & crackle". But a tune is going to be needed for sure. I was surprised by the addition of the pop & crackle effect after I put Momentum Performance...
05-01-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By icer5160

At this point I would hook up a scanner and look...

At this point I would hook up a scanner and look for any trouble codes. I hope you didn't have any rodents or critters make a nest in the vehicle while it sat through the winter months, chewed up...
05-01-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By icer5160

Could be bad gas. I assume you left the same fuel...

Could be bad gas. I assume you left the same fuel sitting in the car for 5 months? If you're using gas with ethanol in it, it may have separated in the tank. The water will end up at the bottom and...
04-30-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By icer5160

Yeah, it should work. As the seller stated you...

Yeah, it should work. As the seller stated you need to use their clutch/pressure plate in combo with their flywheel. This is not all that uncommon. I'm actually using a lightened single-mass flywheel...
04-30-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By icer5160

The teeth on the flywheel are actually going to...

The teeth on the flywheel are actually going to be "closer" to the starter, not further out. Since you purchased a combo kit that also includes the clutch plate and pressure plate, I don't see why...
04-30-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By icer5160

What brand and model did you specifically buy?...

What brand and model did you specifically buy? Perhaps you got the wrong one for your specific year or it's a defective part. Your best bet is to get in touch with the manufacturer and ask them about...
04-30-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,840
Posted By icer5160

Personally I would leave them as is. But I have...

Personally I would leave them as is. But I have seen others paint their valve covers. It's all in the prep work, and the material these are made of doesn't "look like" it provides a good surface for...
04-30-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,362
Posted By icer5160

If you're running an 04 Z with a 6MT and you're...

If you're running an 04 Z with a 6MT and you're near 150k miles, I would have the clutch, TO bearing, & pilot bushing replaced (Also look into a chromoly clutch fork pivot ball and the cast clutch...
04-30-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By icer5160

A rasp/drone is very unusual for a plenum spacer...

A rasp/drone is very unusual for a plenum spacer install. Helsinki might be onto something. Can you recreate the noise while parked in neutral? If so, snap a video and upload it.
-Icer
04-30-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,840
Posted By icer5160

I would replace all the PCV system hoses as well...

I would replace all the PCV system hoses as well as the PCV valve itself. The OEM parts are cheap, but there are some aftermarket hose kits as well. I would avoid using silicone hoses for anything...
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