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

    Inter club challenge
    Hi Zclub,
    I wanted to ask if the zclub wanted to be part of an inter club challenge. 
    The challenge is 2 events per year , one being a go kart event, and the other is a simulator event. 
    How do you participate?
    We ask for you to ask your members to come to these events for your club in order to get 2 winners for each event. Once we have your winners they will then participate in the inter club challenge. 
    The organisational part is taken care by us working with you to get dates time, and information out through your existing channels. 
    How do we kick this off, we need to catch up and have a meeting either in person or zoom depending... 
     
    Please let me know if you are keen as so far we have the Mercedes club of NSW, the Porsche club Australia , BMW and Audi clubs... looking to add the Zclub and other makes in the coming weeks... 
     
    Looking forward to your response. 
    Regards
    Ellis 
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  2. Froudie added a post in a topic Cac   

    Hi’ Anyone know where to go to get one for 370z 2015 Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Froudie added a topic in Engine & Drivetrain   

    Cac
    Csc delete kit Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  4. IanzZed added a post in a topic Best project car: Regular 370Z or NISMO?   

    Hi Ralph
    Not sure how you went with getting a Z, but I 2nd Marsh's list of mods, except I would do the the brakes 1st, my 1st full track day in my Z a few years ago at Sandown, 2nd lap end of the main straight' pedal went to the floor at around 190kmh. turned in and pulled the handbrake on. (brake fluid boiled)  all ended surprisingly well. DBA4000 slotted brake rotors are a cheaper option that work well on the track and road. I had set on but now have 2 piece rotors for weight. Also use hi temp brake fluid, braided brake lines and race pads.. = $. I made brake cooling ducts, (that look remarkably like Stillens) they definitely help.
    Short of forced induction, 230 - 235kw with list of standard mods, CAI,Full Stillen exhaust, headers, with hi flow cats, lightweight pulleys, lightweight clutch, lightweight flywheel. Full dynotune at Revzone peaked at 235.3kw at the wheels. They said this was the most they had seen out of a N/A Zed. Have just put in  JW C2 hi lift cams and changed to E85, but can't get to the dyno due to covid. Am hoping to get around 250kw at the wheels.
    I can keep up or beat pretty much anyone in the corners, but get rolled on the straights by the bigger turbos and big v8's. The Zed is a lot of fun and is really easy to drift around bendy bits, is easy to control in slides and takes a lot to get out of control. (see below about traction control )
    I had a half roll cage but have gone full national roll cage after seeing a few crashes that did'nt end so well..  wife was very supportive of this mod. Race seat and 6 point race harness as standard seats & belts are not so good if it all goes wrong. . if you are tracking regularly get at least a half cage, apart from the crash safety aspect it gives you a place to mount a proper race harness and stiffens the car up considerably. Keep the standard belts for daily driving and to keep legal.
    Engine bay gets hot, so getting heat out is useful. I have a vented hood, plus removed part of the rubber seal at the back of the engine bay that seals  engine bay and the hood.
    Cusco 1.5 diff with 4.08 ratio. will change back to 3.69 as 4.08 messes with the synchro match. Not sure how much you would like this diff on the road as they are not fun at slow speed. a lot of banging and clunking around town, when reversing etc.
    Nissan seats weigh 25kg each, so they are gone. Velo race seat and 6 pt harness.
    MCA Coilovers. Reds. car feels much more planted, but I didn't gain any time out of them over the eibach pro lowering springs they replaced, which worked surprisingly well.
    Zeds need about -3.5o front -2o rear camber and a bit of tow to corner well. I run 295 rear 265 front 18" on 11" and 10" rims with a bigger offset. A050's Medium Compound. these are a good tire. thinking of going 295 all round.
    my Zed is now track only, I live a long way from any track so were trailering it in any case, and the full cage makes it illegal, along with being too low, now no cats, and nothing much left inside the car.
    Traction control. if you are going to track your Zed, consider putting a Vdc disable switch in. When you turn off Vdc, it doesn't really go off, and lurks in the background waiting its chance to kill you when you least expect it. search this site for Vdc to tell you how to disable it completely. i have no traction control as I removed anything that was related to it after it twice decided that it should intervene at Sandown resulting in a spin and and an off track excursion that could have ended really badly, and once at PI at turn 8 at ~180kmh on a slightly damp track. I ended up in this crazy tank slapper when I did a steering correction for a bit of a slide and Vdc in its infinite wisdom applied a bit of braking which wasn't helpful, anyway, you end up fighting the vdc for control of the car. its sort of like having a crazy person with 4 brake pedals that starts applying them when the car starts to step out a bit. Since its been gone, no issues.
    Biggest thermostatically controlled oil cooler you can fit. Power steering cooler also. No oil cooler I was hitting 140c in winter. Now max at ~110c in summer. E85 should bring that back a bit more.
    things happening now
    Diff and transmission coolers. Diff and gearbox get quite hot and gbox gets quite crunchy after a few laps.
    if you cant beat them, join them.Topgun SC kit arriving late October. Looking for 600+whp.
    cheers
    Ian
     
     



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  7. javbat added a topic in DIY   

    service manual
    Like doing my own work, where can I purchase the service manual for the 370z?
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  8. javbat added a topic in Engine & Drivetrain   

    differential rear cover cracks
    If you have the rear cover diff bushing go out on you and do not know how long its been like that replace rear diff cover. 99% guaranteed its cracked in about a dozen places. I will upload pics as soon as I find them.






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  9. ThatZeeGuy added a post in a topic Head liner   

    Hey Teza,
     
    Not sure that you will be able to find a replacement as such but, it is possible to get these re-trimed. As your in Sydney, id highly recommend speaking to Danny @ Concept Garage for a quote. Give him a buzz and leave a message if need be. Danny: 0466334686
  10. TeZa added a topic in Interior / Exterior   

    Head liner
    Where can I source a replacement head liner for my 2008 350z Touring? I have a cream roof liner with stains on it and the passenger sun visor. Not sure where the stains came from but would like to know what options I have if anyone can help.


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  11. ThatZeeGuy added a post in a topic 280ZX 2+2 Resto-Mod - Hello from Sydney!   

    Thats a cracker of a find, especially as you werent concerned about the motor being non-existent. Looks like a solid foundation to the start of your build.
     
    Looking forward to seeing more as you dive deeper into the project!
  12. MTZ added a post in a topic 280ZX 2+2 Resto-Mod - Hello from Sydney!   

    Progress updates:
    Since the purchase of this lovely machine, i have been doing a lot of reading as well as mocking my build in different platforms
    I have been doing inventory of the missing bits and pieces and finding a few things here and there.
    Progress below:
    04/04/20 (4:20 LOL) - Pre-purchase / purchase
    Inspected the Car, the usual stuff. The initial feel was condition was absolutely not bad for it's year except for some noticable rusts at end of the bonnet.
     
    Already had after market suspension in - i reckon it was pedders (red LOL) and would need to confirm once i start with suspension, wheels, tyres. It also came with unknown brand of 19's which will definitely be replaced.

    The Ad mentioned no engine, which is what i actually wanted, i wanted to do an RB swap so this is perfect.
    What made this a gem was minimal rust down to the crossmember. I can tell that previous owner already either done some work or was looked after. JACKPOT. Have not seen underneath or the in betweens though but this is something that can be worked with i reckon.

    Open the Boot and a few boxes and spares which is another plus! spare rear window... tick! Rear aftermarket strut bar as well... Tick! But the best thing that was standing out was that little thing in the middle, a bit after the rear window. It was actually after market headlight covers! tick tick tick! I was hoping that the boxes were filled with more goodies than dog crap and old joggers.

    And behold, i pulled it out and it was in great condition! 

    No second thoughts, this was good as sold! and on the day, settled the transaction and off we go to the car's new home. 

    Now, Z car haZ Z new home.
    After taking all the boxes out and doing some inventory, I now have an idea what I need and have an excess of. And will post the inventory in a later post as i might need them, in an event i break a piece or two.
    Boxes sorted... Tick
    Found cool stuff... Tick
    Found 3 clusters... LOL

    I have spent time to do the following:
    Replaced rear windows - it had rear windows painted black and there were spare rear windows so have options

     
    The car came with incomplete Exterior Trims and Moulding and some would seem like it's from a T-Top because ends had stoppers - or might be wrong. Nevertheless, a full set is required!

    Luckily, sourced the Exterior Trim and Moulding from NT and had some other bits and pieces to come along with it. 

    Test fit, removed, and bubble wrapped and tucked away in storage.

    Ordered a sexy Air Dam that I was spending a few late nights on contemplating from Ebay and it looks likes this

     
    And now it's purchased and on the way from Malaysia! It will take time but i hope it would get here before September.
    I made a collage of what it would probably look like. Apologies for the references if any owners are here, your cars are solid!

     
    The car came without front seats, another perfect excuse to look.
    What i ended up was being able to find these seats for only $50 for both. Seller did not know what car it came from as it was used in their VW Kombi. Finding out that it was from a 4th gen prelude. I have not taken the rails off, not just yet, but by the look of it, it will not match the Z and i would need to do some tweaks for it to bolt on. No issues for $50 worth. There are articles in other forums of CRX seats or Integra Type S (RSX) seats fitting but i can only afford this much to fill gaps. Will definitely invest on good seats closer to project end.
    This is what it looks like and how it sits.

     
    That's it for now. 
    hopefully RB25DET coming soon
     
     
    would probably best to move this to member's rides section.
  13. Timboj added a post in a topic 280ZX 2+2 Resto-Mod - Hello from Sydney!   

    Good luck, mate. I'll be following closely.
    I'm not much help though. All my hands-on knowledge is 70s Fords and my 03 350Z. When I get around to it, I'll post my Z iso-project.
  14. 370Cal added a post in a topic 2016 370z head unit replacement   

    Check the facebook groups bro. Someone has done this, and done an alternate way for Apple CarPlay on the stock system. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. Quazar added a post in a topic Injen CAI   

    Hey mate, 
    I've got the Z1 CAI installed, not much difference. I got my car tuned with the CAI and exhaust installed so not sure about the gains from the CAI.
    The induction noise is nice though lol
  16. Quazar added a post in a topic Which LSD to buy, OS Giken,Wavetrac,Nismo or Cusco   

    Hey mate,
    I dont know if this is too late or not but I've got the Nismo 1.5 way diff in my z34.
    It definitely feels way better then the stock LSD, it also has quick adjustment on the lock percentage which is nice but i leave it on the lowest amount (60%). 
    It clunks on 3 point turns but I'm sure all of them do.
    I can't compare it to any other diff though, but happy with this one.
  17. MTZ added a post in a topic 280ZX 2+2 Resto-Mod - Hello from Sydney!   

    1. Managed to source full windshield and window chrome trims and mouldings
    2. Ordered Air Dam via ebay and pending delivery as it's coming from Malaysia.
    3. With a bit of luck checking facebook marketplace, Have recently acquired a pair of 4th gen Honda Prelude seats for $50. Would need to remove rails fromm seats and check fitment.
     
    pending photos
  18. Yoshi1985 added a topic in Interior / Exterior   

    350z roof wont close onto windscreen
    hey everyone, i was driving along and my roof came open so i pulled over and tried to close it but there is a 50mm gap and it wont come down any further. All motors work fine, straps are all good, just wondering if there is any way of adjusting the roof as it is sitting a bit too far forward to begin with and needed a clip to keep it locked in. I havnt been to a dealership yet as i would like to suss it out on my own first as i am mechanically minded. Anyone had this same issue and how much was it to fix??? Im in W.A
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  19. Mr_370RA added a topic in General Z Car Discussions   

    Dyno rests for 370z
    Hello everyone. I just had a dyno tune for my 2009 manual 370z and I got 211.4 rwkw Mods Invidia N1 CBE Test pipes Injen CAI Pretty happy with overall performance good/bad/not bad gains? Anyone here with more results to share Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
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  20. Koodles added a post in a topic Clutch is slipping!   

    Cheers mate, that is all the information I needed.,  much appreciated!
  21. ThatZeeGuy added a post in a topic Clutch is slipping!   

    Hey Koodles,
     
    When replacing the standard clutch it does come down to personal preference and brand recognition. I havent had any experience with Mantic clutches, only Exedy HD clutches myself. 
     
    The clutch fork is by far your least issue when it comes to the 370. The CSC or Concentric Slave Cylinder is what can go at anytime. There are delete kits for this but be prepared to spend more than your clutch for it.
     
    Replacing the Dual Mass Flywheel is also a huge benefit as you will hear far less chatter when changing gears. Will also feel more responsive during spirited driving.
     
    Hope this helps mate.
  22. Koodles added a topic in Engine & Drivetrain   

    Clutch Slipping
    Alright hello everyone, fairly new here.
    My clutch has started slipping since last Thursday, and I need a new clutch.
    What I want to know is that if I buy a Mantic Stage 1 clutch kit with a SMF am I going to need to do anything fiddly to get it to fit nicely? Also need suggestions on a new clutch fork as I might as well replace it while I am in there.
    This is the clutch kit https://www.sparesbox.com.au/part/mantic-stage-1-dmr-clutch-kit-inc-smf-ms1-1219-br?gclid=CjwKCAjw0_T4BRBlEiwAwoEiAQ_wVSHDOZLX1HisVIjBuirhxu-FJJ4oyBM6WHkneEupa6bAiF_CaxoCL-kQAvD_BwE
    Any information would be amazing as I am very new to the whole car scene.
    Cheers!
     
    P.S. I have posted this in the 370z section by accident and have no idea how to delete it.
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  23. Koodles added a topic in Engine & Drivetrain   

    Clutch is slipping!
    Alright hello everyone, fairly new here.
    My clutch has started slipping since last Thursday, and I need a new clutch.
    What I want to know is that if I buy a Mantic Stage 1 clutch kit with a SMF am I going to need to do anything fiddly to get it to fit nicely? Also need suggestions on a new clutch fork as I might as well replace it while I am in there.
    This is the clutch kit https://www.sparesbox.com.au/part/mantic-stage-1-dmr-clutch-kit-inc-smf-ms1-1219-br?gclid=CjwKCAjw0_T4BRBlEiwAwoEiAQ_wVSHDOZLX1HisVIjBuirhxu-FJJ4oyBM6WHkneEupa6bAiF_CaxoCL-kQAvD_BwE
    Any information would be amazing as I am very new to the whole car scene.
    Cheers!
     
    *edit* I realized I have placed this in the 370 instead of 350 section. and I don't know how to delete...
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  24. Nic370z added a topic in I.C.E   

    2016 370z head unit replacement
    Hi All, 

    Sorry if this has been asked a million times but im seeing some information that sais it cannot be done and some saying it can.
    Can the stock head unit be replaced with something a double din unit that supports Andriod auto / Rear camera such as a SONY XAVAX1000. 
    Can this be done? Will I lose AC controls or anything else?
     
    Thanks!
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  25. SimpleVic added a post in a topic Timing chain rattle   

    Could be a gearbox issue if it's only in 3rd.... start saving just incase Video would be helpful Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk