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pez5

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About pez5

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    5th GEN (Z33)

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  • Gender Male
  • Location Central Coast
  • Interests Skiing - white stuff
  • Car '05 Roadster Track

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  1. pez5 added a post in a topic HELP!!! ENGINE LIGHT   

    Maybe get a good tuner to look at it. One that has Nissan experiences. I had a very minor miss when the ecu went from closed loop to open loop. My tuner did a great job in fixing it.  SAS in Sydney . Not much good for you, but maybe worth looking at as Nissan had no idea.
  2. pez5 added a post in a topic Thermo fans   

    Here ya go https://my350z.com/
    this is the forum sits
     
    heaps of info here the on the roadster https://my350z.com/forum/350z-roadster-124/
     
  3. pez5 added a post in a topic Thermo fans   

    In regard the roof check out my350z (us forum)  Lots of info re the roof.   Whats your prob ?
  4. pez5 added a post in a topic Thermo fans   

    Nissan USA did a TSB for the thermo fans quite a while ago.  They extended the warranty for cars with certain vin numbers.  The fans were from a batch of faulty build.
    when both my fans went I approached Nissan Australia and they denied the problem .  Proper imbeciles.  $500 each they wanted.  I told them to stick it.
    I do ski trips to North America so the timing was right I picked 2 for US$ 300 and brought them back.
    If you can try http://www.z1motorsports.com/.   Or
    https://conceptzperformance.com/
     
    They both have been used by zclub forum members in the past and have been very reliable. Iv used Z1 a few times also. Do your research, they both should be able source the fans for you.
     
    good luck
    pez
     
  5. pez5 added a post in a topic Bridgestone Potenza RE050A or RE003's?   

    Been a Bridgestone fan for years.  But just put some Michelin Sport 4's on .  I'm not going back to Bridgestone. They are loud don't grip as well .  
  6. pez5 added a post in a topic Convertible roof won't go down?   

    1.  I haven't looked , but i believe there may be manual override ,  check your service book.
    2.  Try leaving the car in the sun to help soften the top.   The vinyl may be too stiff to fold.
     
    3. Look up my350z.com ,  register ,  it's a big forum,  do a search in the  "350z tech" thread for "5th bow motor" .  Have a read.
    Good luck ,  post up if you find a fix.
     
     
  7. pez5 added a post in a topic 350z NA Build - crate engine from Japan   

    Look up Cosworth as well ,  they built some trick engines and parts .  I have  a Cosworth Plenum on my HKS S/C kit
    Look up AtomicPerformance.  They do Cosworth here in OZ.  Talk to Brad he is a brilliant engine builder. 
  8. pez5 added a post in a topic Calling on Pez5   

    hey just landed back in Oz .  Been skiing in Canada and the pow took precedence.  I'l Call soon.
  9. pez5 added a post in a topic Dash Cams   

    thanks for the info .  Hope it was sorted out ok. The vision is impressive at Wakefield.
     
    Cheers
  10. pez5 added a post in a topic Dash Cams   

    you have certainly hit the proverbial nail with the three types.   I agree the licensing system is a huge failure .  It gets you to place where you get a piece paper that has license written on it.  All beginners should go through an advance type training course that teaches pure driving basics/skills as well as mindset whilst on the road. (  Chrissy presents to my niece and nephew )
    I do notice on the M1 a good Highway Patrol presence .  They park in the middle cross overs and it certainly works to keep motorists checked.  But i don't see any in The Sydney Metro doing any checks in problem spots.  
    I also think our politicians have really let us down/failed with infrastructure .  Always too little too late. There are too many botch ups to mention here.    
     
  11. pez5 added a post in a topic Dash Cams   

    Hey Ben all good welcome back.  I do get into Sydney a few times a week and avoid the peak hour times .  But !!!  Im noticing all this on the Central Coast as well.  Go figure.  I just gonna keep my cool and avoid these ass holes. it just doesn't pay to mess with people in that state.
    Dash cam on the way.
     
  12. pez5 added a topic in Off Topic Lounge   

    Dash Cams
    Looking for some comments and suggestions.
    Lately driving my daily - Honda Accord i am noticing a lot of anger on the roads.  Im getting a lot of the tail gating thing going on  while in the right lane in peak hour. Really the traffic is crawling!!!  While driving the M1 you see it even more mostly guys in utes/barge arse duel cabs thinking they have more god given rights than every one else.  I don't sit in the right lane at all!!
    Iv copped roundabout rage where the guys won't slow down on approach, wanting to own the roundabout. 
    Hey i could go on but is this me or is anyone else noticing this ?  Im thinking i'l get a dash cam, any suggestions.
    I'm not saying I'm perfect here , iv made the odd error while driving but i really feel rage lately .  Maybe the cause is its the end of the year and people need a chill out break !! 
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  13. pez5 added a post in a topic How to tell if CAT Convertor is blocked??   

    If it is a sensor ,  more than likely you'll get a code thrown as the device will be out of parameter.
     
    Back to normal...
  14. pez5 added a post in a topic How to tell if CAT Convertor is blocked??   

    When my Hi flow cat died , the exhaust note changed.  Best description would be "it sounded more muffled"  and a noticeable loss in power.
    Installed new ones replaced under warranty ( pro rata )  and i could see looking in the cat , the substrate had collapsed.
     
  15. pez5 added a post in a topic The right tiple..   

    Monteiths Doppelbock or as summer is approaching add in a mojito.