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is it only me who is feeling that way ? i feel like the Z community is dying out. i dont see no Z's on the road (a good thing,

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Old 12-08-2012, 09:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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is it only me who is feeling that way ?
i feel like the Z community is dying out.
i dont see no Z's on the road (a good thing, but also a bad thing)
theres no more Z meets (not in NYC) at least. not that i know of.
theres no Z events.
i see no Z's in car events.
theres always 1 to none Z's in car meets. (and that 1 its usually me)

... is Z's becoming a dying breed? or its just me that be traveling too much, missing everything ?

just curious.
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I think a lot of ppl put there cars away for the winter and the 370z is rare to see ... at least in my area. I see more 350'. .
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i see them too many times lol

its weird that you really don't see much on the road... but they damn sure are around.... just take a look at this cruise lol



shoulda been there diddy!
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I have considered the weather situation. But I bought my car in may this year. Or April. I have seen 3 Z's on the road throughout this year and maybe 5 Z's on car meets and events (if that)
And right now I absolutely see 0 Z's out. The only 350 I see it's mine boy's. when we go to car meets.
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i see them too many times lol

its weird that you really don't see much on the road... but they damn sure are around.... just take a look at this cruise lol

shoulda been there diddy!
i was supposed to be there, but i had gotten extra MESSED UP the previous night a my best friend bday party lol.

psssshhhh smh.
No disrespect AT ALL man.
i tried being cool and interacting with the Z owners from L.I. miserably fail...
not sure if they just dont like me, if its because im an immigrant lol or because my car its pearl white lol. but they talk to who they only know bases lol
(it seems that way) not all.
also i bought a car to DRIVE. L.I. Z owners always crying about "its mad far... oh its out of my way" like you bought a car to drive around the block and go get groceries for mommy? the hell! lol.
L.I. Z owners just simply WILL NOT drive outside L.I. period. unless its a caravan rolling out with a bunch of their friends FROM L.I. (as shown on the vid you posted) they aint leaving. and i personally dislike that.
i love meeting new ppl, seeing new faces and new cars. reason why i always head to jersey for car meets and events. Keep in mind i H.A.T.E. Jersey. lol. but i have met so many ppl, made so many friends from there. they meet on weekly basis (without having to check if the meet it is going down or not)
just go and ppl will be there.
they come up to you and talk, get to know you. if you talk to them they dont make you feel weird or like the outcast... its just totally different. (in my opinion)
once again i DO NOT mean to disrespect anyone, and i apologize in advance if i did. everyone i met in L.I. is pretty cool.
but i just wish i would see more Z's around, ppl getting together and driving out to other boroughs and cities. im sure it would be fun.
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is it only me who is feeling that way ?
i feel like the Z community is dying out.
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i dont see no Z's on the road (a good thing, but also a bad thing)
theres no more Z meets (not in NYC) at least. not that i know of.
theres no Z events
i see no Z's in car events.
theres always 1 to none Z's in car meets. (and that 1 its usually me).
NYC + Winter + Sandy is probably keeping a lot of nice cars at home in your area. I wouldn't read too much into fewer Z's on the road in your part of the country at this time.

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... is Z's becoming a dying breed? or its just me that be traveling too much, missing everything ?
just curious.
Judging by the activity on this site, what I see elsewhere on the Web, &c, I'd have to say it's you or, more likely, your particular situation. Keep your eyes open come Spring.
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is it only me who is feeling that way ?
i feel like the Z community is dying out.
i dont see no Z's on the road (a good thing, but also a bad thing)
theres no more Z meets (not in NYC) at least. not that i know of.
theres no Z events.
i see no Z's in car events.
theres always 1 to none Z's in car meets. (and that 1 its usually me)

... is Z's becoming a dying breed? or its just me that be traveling too much, missing everything ?

just curious.
Winter time = parked.
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As I mentioned. I bought the car in may or April. I'm speaking based what I've seen/experienced since may/April until now. I know winter time and sandy situation cars will be more garaged but .... Perhaps you're right.
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I bought my car around the same time as you. My car is a weekend driver and only comes out on Saturdays. I don't see many around the city either, although I spotted one last night. It's probably your location/timing is just off.

I'll be out and about until the first snowfall. Once that happens, it'll be garaged until Spring time.
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As I mentioned. I bought the car in may or April. I'm speaking based what I've seen/experienced since may/April until now. I know winter time and sandy situation cars will be more garaged but .... Perhaps you're right.
While not rare, 370Zs are not exactly common, either - I can keep one shoe on and count the number of 240-370Zs in my neck of the woods. I've only noticed three (maybe four, but it may have been the same one) 350/370s in my town.
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No, just a lot less made, see lots of 350's in my travels
see a few 370s, but if you look at the production numbers, just not a lot....

I like having a car that is not common, well almost...

See I was at the autocross event in June this year and I see another 370z pull in, it was identical to mine, 2012 black cherry 6mt, sports package and it was Blackcherry
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Z is a relatively rare car in general. You don't even see bunch of them sitting in the dealership's parking lot either compare to altimas. And among the z owners, quite a lot of them use the Z as a weekend toy car. Plus the winter is here, it makes sense that you don't see many Zs on the road in your area. Having said that, I am sure you'd see more Zs in TX or FL or CA. But even here in New England, I bump into 370 Zs here and there. And I often go to a G35 meet in Boston. Funny thing is there are always more Zs showed up than Gs. So your statement might only apply to your area.
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Yeah. I think all you guys are right.
I'm aware Z's aren't made as much as altimas. Perhaps the lack of time being in town also helps me to miss out all the Z's in the city. I just figured they were dying since every car event and meet I attend there's never 1. If there is its only me. I love to be the only one with it driving around. Don't understand me wrong. But it feels good to see one or two of your car around from time to time. It's like instant love lol. I go to car meets and I get a lot of attention with it. Love it. But I am definitely tired of these Hondas always trying to race me. Lol
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I see plenty of Z's right here. If the Z were dead, this forum would be too. For such a small car base, it's extremely active. Not only that, there is a healthy mod community as well. Granted there are certain aspects where that's dreadfully slow, but I don't think the Z is dying.

Though all I heard was you bjtching about people you don't know, only what you observed.
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Honestly I like my z but can't wait to get out of this 3 year lease into a car that's lighter, i just feel the 370z is too heavy. I hope the 2015 changes are true so I can get into that, if not ill be looking elsewhere. I mean the car looks amazing and handles great but is lacking something for me.
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