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Ive been told unless you're going to track it, to just go a quality poly.
The strain of solid bushings in daily driving can provide more wear.
Just my 2 cents. Do whatever you want
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So... 3 Years later... ( WARNING - essay length includes backstory, mods list and overview)
Here's what I have to update: ~I bought the car as an "Enthusiast model", when rego'd in my name it became a "Touring" model, without talking to anyone now my papers show it as a "Track" model.
~2 years ago, had to get my clutch replaced. Forced to go with HD Dual Mass as the mechanic in Coffs Harbour thought he knew best... he must have installed it wrong because it only lasted 30,000 km. And later with my Single Mass Conversion, he didn't tightened the bolt on the slave, my fluid leaked and I almost crashed on the highway... Granted I don't use him anymore and advise people away.
~1.5 years ago, a truck delivering to my work place, managed to clip my PARKED car and push it into the curb... Let's say that I stopped using NRMA after that because of how difficult they were and they removed any repairer off my policy without my knowledge right before it happened. Not Impressed. After a lot of messing around with insurance companies and the truck company that did the damage, 3 months later, she was as good as she was as above.
NOTE: The only thing the Coffs Harbour mechanic did was, 2x services and 2x clutch replacements and install my High Flow Cats while installing the SMF (last job he will ever do to my Z)
Since my last post I have done the following (in order? due to memory): ~Transferred my Alpine Headunit (as mentioned before) ~Upgraded Rear License Plate Lights ~Upgraded Interior Lights (front and boot) ~Replica HKS Cat-Back Exhaust ~Aftermarket Shifter (Bamshifts one-of-a-kind with custom H-pattern self engraved due to police harrasment) ~Aftermarket Signal Lights (iJDMTOY) ~Aftermarket Tail Lights (JDM BLACK ALTEZZA LED) ~Custom Subwoofer harness to run the stock BOSE sub and aftermarket KICKER sub. (Still running off STOCK BOSE AMP) ~Rear Wiper Delete ~Replaced Battery Terminals (Just something from Supercheap) ~Upgraded Brakes System (T3 Slotted Rotors, HEL Braided Brake Lines, QFM HPX Pads) ~Upgraded Clutch System (Single Mass Flywheel Conversion [Coffs Harbour mechanic], Stainless Steel Braided Line, New OEM Slave & Master Cylinders) ~Upgraded to High Flow Catalytic Converters (Unknown brand) [Coffs Harbour Mechanic] ~Replaced Front Lower Control Arm Bushings (GK Tech) ~Upgraded Front Strut Bushings (GK Tech) ~Replaced Lower Ball Joints (Febest Brand with Energy Suspension Polyurethane boots) ~Replaced Spark Plugs (NGK Platinum) ~Upgraded to Magnetic Oil Sump ~Changed Transmission Oil ~Changed Differential Oil ~Replaced Valve/Rocker Covers (both sides) ~Installed 5/16 Plenum Spacer ~Upgraded Air Filter (K&N panel filter to fit Stock Airbox) ~Aftermarket Head Lights (Depo) ~Replaced antenna to Shortened 12cm (eBay brand lol) ~Installed Zakustech Louvers ~Replaced Wheel Hubs FRONT & BACK (Febest) ~Upgraded Headers/Extractors (Megan Racing)
LIMITED TIME MODS: For a short while I had ~Bilstein Shocks with King Lowering Springs ~V8 Racer Wheels 18x9 all around with Hancook Tyres (Staggered setup) ~TITANIUM Top Secret Single Exit Exhaust
^In hindsight, I started to plan another route and I should have kept the suspension and wheels. I do have the exhaust still but it is in need of repairs due to a crack in the muffler (tried taking it to a different mechanic who said he could fix it and clearly he got the apprentice to do it while charging my Qualified rates... didn't get my money back... Working on getting it done professionally with a titanium exhaust company overseas)
OVERVIEW: I still have other parts to put on, both cosmetic and performance. But at the moment I'm saving up for a TUNE and extra supporting mods to go with it. Overall I've been really happy with the car, it's never had any major problems because I've always kept on top of things and have since serviced it regularly, staying aware of any odd feelings or sounds along the way.