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  1. DmanDuc added a topic in Zclub Feedback, Suggestions & Questions   

    Z'dsters
    Hey there Z'dsters.
    So after reading all the comments about rim size and style, im now hesitant to change them. Its a lot of money out laid for something that could go horribly wrong.
    Firstly im not a lover of my 2012 rims... hence the reason for change.
    To be honest with you all, im now confused as hell and don't really no which way to turn.
    I find that im varying from the 19" because of the other styles and makes of rim that i like but are not made in a 19" .
    This Z'd is my first real nice car that is my baby as all of my vehicles have been high powered motorcycles so the Z'd relm is a learning curve to me.
    Ozzy tyres has two rims i'm considering, 1. is a 20" x 8.5 gloss black rim called ( pro drag PD1 ) now its a 8.5 inch width, which after researching can accomadate a tyre width from 225mm to 255mm.
    The 2nd rim im considering is a Vertini drift 19" x 8.5. colour to be decided.
    So after reading everyone's input i really am confused as to which way i should go and colour really.
    My Z'd is a 2012 Montery blue, and she is stock as a rock. Her shoe size's are.... Front: 245/40 x 19.    Rear: 275/35x19.
    They are Achilles tyres and i do not recommend, i find they are hopeless in the wet, crappy handling and helps the car understeer even more, and milage was lame and quite noisy........
    Anyway.................
    So wheel and tyre package is needed for my baby girl......
    So in your opinion guyz do you think the 20" rims a waste of money for the Z'ds.
    And would you consider 17 / 18" deep dish rims and why. would it cause complications being a smaller wheel etc etc.
    if you guys and gals don't mind.......... Some proper education on this matter would be seriously appreciated.
    Thanks Z'dsters.
    Dman.
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  2. shadow85 added a post in a topic AAM Competition Twin Turbo 370Z   

    Hey fellaz, forgot about this thread.
     
    My install is complete finally!
    Lets just say this is not a real RHD kit. I am pretty dissapointed in AAM claiming it is RHD.
     
    Don't get me wrong the quality of the kit is excellent, but the amount of modifications/fab work it needed to fit our RHD car was insane! My install bill was huge because of it! Same with the other 2 AAM RHD kits i know of that was installed around Australia and UK.
     
    Save yourself the cash, and buy a RevZone TT kit for 16K installed and tuned. The amount I spent to get the AAM kit fitted is enough to build a forged engine! I kind of lost respect for AAM now for telling us it is a RHD kit. 😠
  3. paracin added a post in a topic 18x10 +22 or 20x10 +42 with spacers – what would be your personal preference?   

    Wasn't quite looking for used wheels, to be honest.
    However, PM me some details please, I might consider.
    You never know...
  4. mapanp added a post in a topic ESCL ekectronic steelring lock   

    thanks to the forum I have been able to bypass the steering lock and car works fine
    A new module from Nissan was quoted at $2750, but they could do it for $1950, the same unit, brand new Nissan part on Ebay USA  $260USD
  5. ChocSoldier added a post in a topic ESCL ekectronic steelring lock   

    Mine has been replaced by Nissan previously, found a sticker after I bought the car.

    Personally, I would try the "banging on it and yanking the fuse" trick, that way you'll never have issues in the future. Basically just hit roughly where the steering lock unit is, and get it to turn to ACC, then go pull the fuse while it's still unlocked (either On or in ACC).
  6. ChocSoldier added a post in a topic 18x10 +22 or 20x10 +42 with spacers – what would be your personal preference?   

    30mm spacer sounds like a bit much, 20 would be the highest I would go if I were to run them (but I'm biased, not a fan of spacers in general). Tyre size sounds good though, square setup would probably make the car even more fun.

    I'm selling a set of Kiwami's in silver if interested, staggered set, tyres aren't great. Let me know if you want further details.
  7. Ham added a post in a topic HELP!!! ENGINE LIGHT   

    Give Gavin wood Autos a call, he is a wiz on Nissans.
    He may be able to shed some light on the problem.(only problem is he's on the Gold Coast)
  8. paracin added a post in a topic 18x10 +22 or 20x10 +42 with spacers – what would be your personal preference?   

    Interesting observation and a testament to how a wheel design can create an optical illusion. 

    I like bronze Kiwami's on a black car but the reason I'm looking at 20" Lenso's is that they are considerably cheaper (19" Kiwami's are $1998 at JDM Concept). 

    I'm also toying with the idea of experimenting with a full square setup:  20x10 +42 all around. With 30mm rear spacers, working out as +12 offset at the back, all 4 wheels would extend by 18mm from standard setup. Advantage is that, with 275 tyres all around, tyre rotation would also be possible.

    Decisions, decisions...

     
  9. mapanp added a topic in Interior / Exterior   

    ESCL ekectronic steelring lock
    Hi All
    lust wondering if anyone else has had electronic steering lock (ESCL) issues, you will come back to you car after going out to find it will not start, initially you may think that your battery is flat but the ESCL may be the problem. if the yellow key light emblem is on then thats what it probably is. Could not start my 2012 370Z this morning, yellow key light was on and car would not go to AAC to start, called NRMA and after two hours (and a new battery) the car would not start, had it towed to an auto electrician.                    
    Did a bit of a google search and found this was a common and reported problem overseas, so much so that Nissan USA did a voluntary recall, yet when you call the local Nissan dealer or Nissan Australia they have never heard of the issue.
    Found some useful youtube videos on how the over-ride the steerling lock and may do this if the cost of repair is way too much
    regards
    Peter
     
     
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  10. ChocSoldier added a post in a topic 18x10 +22 or 20x10 +42 with spacers – what would be your personal preference?   

    Personally not a fan of spacers but I know a lot of people run them without issues, etc.

    For the Z, depending on the type of wheel you get, it may look small. The Lensos look like they may look a bit smaller due to the design (doesn't go all the way to the lip).

    The Work Kiwamis I had look bigger than the TE37's I have due to the design, Kiwamis go to the edge, TE37 has a bit of a lip like the Lenso. For this, maybe 20's are the way to go, but hard to say..
  11. ChocSoldier added a post in a topic FYI: Lenso Project D Spec F DO NOT fit MY13 370Z   

    Yeah they don't strike me as the type to go to for correct fitting wheels. Give Autocraze a try, not sure what they have in terms of stock. I got my Works from JDM Concept but he wouldn't have anything for test fitment.

    If you're interested in Work Kiwamis though, I'll have mine up for sale shortly
  12. paracin added a topic in 370Z Wheels & Tyres   

    18x10 +22 or 20x10 +42 with spacers – what would be your personal preference?
    I'd appreciate your assistance with my dilema. Here is a case study: For your 370Z you are considering Lenso Project D D1R, because you’re trying to achieve this look. Front sizes are fine but the only sizes available for the rear are 18x10 +22 (you'd add 5-10mm spacers) and 20x10 +42 (with 25-30mm spacers). In 18’s you’d go for 255/45 front and 275/40 for the rear because they can still be found reasonably priced. In 20’s, any size is fine.
    What would you choose and what’s your reasoning behind it?
     

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  13. paracin added a post in a topic FYI: Lenso Project D Spec F DO NOT fit MY13 370Z   

    Thanks, I have decided not to buy any wheels without trying them on. So far, the three of the biggest shops on Princess Highway between Tempe and Rockdale have been as useless l as the proverbial mammaries on a bull, and just as arrogant. 
    I'll keep you posted as soon as I buy something. 
  14. s14 added a post in a topic Amuse R1 Titan Progress or R1 Titan Extra???   

    Hi Chantiz,
     
    I have the Powerhouse Amuse Titan extra. It’s not that loud at all but gives the zed a bueatiful sound. I’m not too sure what the difference is between the extra and the progress. 
    Keep in mind YouTube clips don’t give a great indication of sound. 
  15. nclarke added a post in a topic Wheels for sale   

    Thanks mate, I was thinking they'd be worth about $500.
  16. ChocSoldier added a post in a topic FYI: Lenso Project D Spec F DO NOT fit MY13 370Z   

    Try Facebook, you'll likely get more replies, but I doubt there would be anybody. Are there brands with similar designs that are known to fit?

    I think I vaguely may have seen some Enkei and Vossen wheels with a similar design but not 100% sure.

    Also I guess be wary about the US etc if they don't have pictures of fitment, as they're more likely to do things like excessive camber and widebody kits to "make stuff fit".
  17. ChocSoldier added a post in a topic Wheels for sale   

    It really comes down to how patient you are, I wasn't bothered stuffing around so I sold my 370Z Enkei's (18", similar to those) for like $550. Could have probably got more if I left it longer.

    I'd aim for that as a bare minimum, mine were similar condition but had cheap tyres on the front from the previous owner. If those 350Z wheels are forged or anything like that, then add more on top of that.
  18. nclarke added a topic in 350Z Wheels & Tyres   

    Wheels for sale
    Hi,
    I'm about to take these off, does anyone have a rough idea how much they are worth? one has more rash but they're in reasonably condition with Falken Azensis tyres with about 70% tread.
    Thanks in advance,
    Neil.


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  19. badthing added a post in a topic Bit the bullet and bought the Zed   

    Welcome mate!
    Yes, it's a very nice car indeed.
    We've cruised to Robertson Pie Shop many times.
    Enjoy!

  20. paracin added a post in a topic FYI: Lenso Project D Spec F DO NOT fit MY13 370Z   

    No, i failed to mention that my comment was a 'long story short'. Square setup was impossible because 20x10 +15 at the front sticks out almost an inch. Rollenso guy said that +35 should be OK but that wouldn't fit because of the caliper. 
    The second solution, with 20x12 +0 at the rear only fits flared guards.
    Thanks for the advice, I'm looking at Vertini RF 1.1 as the come with custom offset but I'm still worried about the x-factor. Does anyone here have these fitted, I wonder?
  21. ChantiZ added a topic in Engine & Drivetrain   

    Amuse R1 Titan Progress or R1 Titan Extra???
    Hey all, I have decided to get an Amuse catback exhaust and have been given two options - Progress and Extra. The website is in Japanese and I’m not really sure what the difference between the two is. I was told the Extra was the louder option but both are 93db. I want a deep tone that isn’t ridiculously loud so that the whole world knows I’m arriving when I’m in the next suburb. Watching videos on you tube I think I like the sound of the Progress model better but it is so hard to make a decision. Planning to install front pipe and hfc after my warranty expires early next year. Any help on the differences between the two models would be greatly appreciated. Thanking you in advance Chantelle Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  22. ChocSoldier added a post in a topic FYI: Lenso Project D Spec F DO NOT fit MY13 370Z   

    I didn't see anything on there about 10 +35, did you send them a message privately or something?

    All I saw was:
    "20x10 +15 (square setup)
    20x10 +15 Front / 20x12 +0 Rear"
    For the Z's you have to be very careful if it's an untested combination due to the brakes.
  23. paracin added a topic in Introductions   

    Bit the bullet and bought the Zed
    Been pondering this purchase for a while (30+ years, I’d say). Three years ago I decided to wait for (what I believed inevitable) a new, turbo Zed. I was also looking forward to the new Infinity 3 litre TT mill in a classic Z body. Since it never came out, and there is none in sight, and I’m not getting any younger , I bought my 2012 MY13 Zed a month ago.

    Had I known it was going to be so fantastic, I would have bought a new one. I’m in love!





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  24. paracin added a topic in 370Z Wheels & Tyres   

    FYI: Lenso Project D Spec F DO NOT fit MY13 370Z
    Not only devastated but gobsmacked as well! 
    Just bought my first Z. Following the information from The370Z.com, I went to try stunningly beautiful (disclaimer: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder) Lenso Project D Spec F in Hyper Dark.
    While 20x10 with +15 at the back looked pretty flush (without a tyre), front 20x10 +35 would not get anywhere near due to the caliper. 
    Moral of the story: don't believe everyting you read on the net. Try before you buy. Get seller's guarantee that it'll fit the specific model.
    Thank you George from Rollenso, for really trying to assisst me with sizes...
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  25. Tonyst added a topic in Interior / Exterior   

    Soft top repairer in Sydney?
    My soft top will not go down. Research suggests that the bungie on the 5th Bow has gone. I have not been able to find anyone in Newcastle or Sydney who specilaises in soft tops that can do this sort of repair. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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