timjj added a topic in Interior / ExteriorAC Temperature no range. Only cold or hotHI guys,
I have a 2004 350Z softtop and have had issues with AC unit since I got it.
The AC unit has 2 options - Cold (when set at 18 on the dial) and Hot when set to anything but 18. Makes no difference is AC button is on or off. There is no range. I have read it can be because of the sun sensor on the dash (no idea how that could be of any effect). I replaced the passenger side one but makes no difference - no surprise there. I have pulled the white AC control box out from under the stereo but everything looks fine. No broken cables, all lights and functions of the unit work - just the ability to adjust them temperature is stuffed. Anyone come across this issue before and been able to find a solution? Really annoying having either a hot or cold cabin and nothing in between!
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paracin added a topic in 370Z Wheels & Tyres370z Wheel choice – Australian market research - FYIAfter 2 months of market and forums research, I bought my new wheels – 19” Kiwamis. The following factors were considered: wheel size and spacers, quality, price and the supplier’s customer service.
To determine the right size, I thoroughly studied 17 pages of “370z wheel fitment guide” on The370z forum and settled for 9.5 +25 and 10.5 +12, which should provide a flush fit without spacers or camber adjustment while accommodating larger tyres (if so inclined after suspension upgrade).
Quality-wise, after considering some questionable 20” Taiwanese options like XXR ($1200+), Koya ($2400+), Vertini ($2800+ with 35% off), Rohana and Ferrada (both over $3K), I settled for a proper JDM option – Work Emotion Kiwami AHG (matte bronze), deep concave front and ultra deep concave rear. JDM Concept’s price is not only cheaper than the above, but also cheaper than Work USA.
Regarding customer service, my first choice of wheels were Gram Lights or Weds but I didn’t get a quote from Aaron in nearly 4 weeks (he did apologise); Koya (Koya wheels), Venero (representing Ferrada wheels) and B.Boss (for Vossen VFS-1) NEVER even acknowledged receipt of my web inquiry; the main players on Princess highway between Tempe and Arncliffe, where I inquired in person, were totally disinterested, one even outright rude. (Is it my grey hair, I wonder, that causes people not to take me seriously in a Zed?)
The shining stars of customer service are: Leonardy from JDM Concept, representing Work wheels, who replied to all my emails within an hour, often quicker. He specialises in Work wheels and is extremely helpful and accommodating (eg I picked up my wheels within 3 hours from committing to the purchase). George from Rollenso employed significant efforts to assist me with finding the right Lenso wheels. George is experienced, knowledgeable and helpful. I also ordered the tyres from George cheaper than Tempe, and that’s saying something.
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Pierre added a topic in Interior / ExteriorDriver & passenger seat replace - help pleaseHi Folks
I'm after OEM driver & passenger seats please - mould screwed my present ones.
If any body has a complete clean set (preferably from a low km's vehicle) of OEM driver and passenger seats - will be happy to take off your hands and pay shippage.
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Khaled added a topic in Engine & Drivetrain370z clutch?Hi everyone:)
Just looking to replace my clutch on my 370z and need a bit of guidance in terms of quality and prices.
Not looking for a performance clutch, just something comfortable to drive daily.
I've realised some performance clutches are more expensive than OEM.
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DmanDuc added a topic in Zclub Feedback, Suggestions & QuestionsNismo front end.Hey there Z'dsters.
I'm loving the Nismo front end on the z'ds.
I've searched online. checked out heaps of different styles and decided on a Stillen front end, i reckon they look absolutely sic on the front of a z'd...... Looking further into it and pricing from the US it was radically expensive to buy and freight out here to the mid nth coast and paint. After a considerable amount of aganising, over thinking and head aches from thinking to much about Z'd front ends i decided to go with the Nismo front end off a Z'd which i can buy from a business in Queensland.
Investigating further........ i find an after market place online that has heaps of different moulds and what do you know they have a Nissan Nismo front end in Duraflex or fibreglass moulds. Happy as.....
I investigate further and i'm reading horror stories from guys that have done the conversion.
Nothing lines up......... A / m moulds don't fit oem parts on car etc etc.
So i read on and i find a profiler's comment that say's order from Nissan dealer cause everything will line up and fit......... Makes sense right......
Now me being from the motor cycle racing world, i know first hand how much fitting after market moulds or fairing on a bike can be and its a massive pain in the arse.
So i run with the idea and i'm contacting my local Nissan dealer......... I ask for spare parts and the guy answers the phone and away i go asking for a Nismo front apron.
No i'm sorry, i'm told that you will have to contact a Nissan Nismo dealer........ and order....
Oh i say......Ok that's cool. So i ask him ........Is Suttons Nissan in Sydney a Nissan Nismo dealer.
He asks his counterpart and i hear him say yes i think so.
So i ring Suttons Nissan Chullora and i ask to purchase a Nismo front end.....
Here is the annoying part.
No I'm sorry Nismo parts are strictly for Nismo cars only.
So let me get this straight. You wont sell me a nissan genuine nismo product but yet i can buy a copy of it and have it delivered to my door and i get it anyway, it just doesnt say Nissan on it..........
What the hell Nissan Australia....... I'm annoyed and not a happy Nissan Z'd customer.
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DmanDuc added a topic in Zclub Feedback, Suggestions & QuestionsZ'dstersHey 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........
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.
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mapanp added a topic in Interior / ExteriorESCL ekectronic steelring lockHi 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
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