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Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 04-13-2018, 07:13 PM
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Posted By npdabest
I got an update for people who may go through...

I got an update for people who may go through similar problems. They changed out the camshaft and the car no longer goes into limp mode!

Essentially I got the updated gasket galleries, new fuel...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 04-10-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By npdabest
I think he said it was slightly below the minimum...

I think he said it was slightly below the minimum threshold at idle but 10w40 was thick enough to push it to the acceptable limits. I'll have to call him and ask him today.
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 04-09-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By npdabest
Thanks for the response. I knew the gaskets were...

Thanks for the response. I knew the gaskets were blown because I took it to the Nissan dealer. The shop I took it to told me a fastener was loose.

So after they fixed everything up, they hooked...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 04-07-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By npdabest
I might have misquoted but he is sure signals are...

I might have misquoted but he is sure signals are being sent. I called him up and two codes. It still gives low oil pressure and another one about cam.

They replaced the fuel pump because the...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 04-07-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By npdabest
Suggestions as to why car is going into limp mode after timing area servicing?

I had blown oil gallery gaskets so I got that changed and while I was in there, I got a couple other things changed. They also performed an oil change.

The car starts up but goes into limp mode...
Forum: Nissan 370Z General Discussions 03-22-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By npdabest
Local shop horror

Long story short, I was having low oil pressure issues. I took it to the Nissan dealer and found out what was wrong (oil gallery gasket problem).

I took it to a shop with great reviews and that...
Forum: Nissan 370Z General Discussions 03-09-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 366,708
Posted By npdabest
Anyone gotten their money refunded for having the...

Anyone gotten their money refunded for having the new revision steering wheel lock gone bad?

I verified I had this recall done years ago. Essentially if I had never done it then, this may have...
Forum: Nissan 370Z Warranty / Scheduled Maintenance / Servicing / Repairs 03-09-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By npdabest
Cool, thanks for the help. I took it to a...

Cool, thanks for the help.

I took it to a place around me that works with nissan/infiniti. They replaced some sensor and performed an oil change. The light went away.

However, the dealer did...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic Region 03-05-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 555
Posted By npdabest
Any recommended shops in the area?

I'm in Delaware, but I got a multi-hour job on my hands. I'm not sure if my usual guy is capable of doing this type of work but just wondering if anyone has someone they recommend!

If you are...
Forum: DIY Section (Do-It-Yourself) 03-05-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,550
Posted By npdabest
From what I understand, it is basically the fault...

From what I understand, it is basically the fault of Nissan for using cheap parts in the earlier renditions of the Z.

It could happen to anyone at any time.
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 03-05-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By npdabest
Low Pressure Issue

Hi, I posted about a low pressure issue I am having in another section.

http://www.the370z.com/nissan-370z-warranty-scheduled-maintenance-servicing-repairs/126046-370z-low-oil-pressure.html

I...
Forum: Nissan 370Z Warranty / Scheduled Maintenance / Servicing / Repairs 03-02-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,489
Posted By npdabest
370Z Low Oil Pressure

So I just dealt with my steering lock issue and I told them I was getting a periodic oil lamp icon which was followed by a slight vibration of the car.

They did a deep diagnosis and this is what...
Forum: Nissan 370Z General Discussions 02-13-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 366,708
Posted By npdabest
I just had this issue come up. I got stranded...

I just had this issue come up. I got stranded for a couple hours.

My dealer is quoting me 1k. The guy said he checked for recalls but there was none. I just saw this post but without some...
Forum: Exterior & Interior 02-13-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By npdabest
370z nissan emblem?

I've done a few google searches but they are all from 5+ years ago. I had this insane vision where I was going to debadge the nissan emblems and get some custom-made batman emblems (front and back)....
Forum: Exterior & Interior 01-11-2017, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By npdabest
Doing some googling, I might be able to score a...

Doing some googling, I might be able to score a fender/front bumper combo that is around 600ish on the low end.

I'm still going to shop around and maybe spend more and get something nicer...but...
Forum: Exterior & Interior 01-07-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By npdabest
Bumper/Fender damage

Hey guys, looking at potential options to get this done cheaply. Basically both sides of the fender connecting to the front bumper are slightly damaged. It seems to be misaligned and not sure if a...
Forum: Parts for sale (Private Classifieds) 01-07-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By npdabest
Looking for Monterey Blue Fenders/Bumper for 370z

EDIT: Got what I needed, thanks!
Forum: Exterior & Interior 09-22-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By npdabest
Thanks, I will keep you in mind if my guy tells...

Thanks, I will keep you in mind if my guy tells me the install failed.



A cop pulled me over and notified me of my headlight. I checked a day later and it was working again. And then I...
Forum: Exterior & Interior 09-21-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By npdabest
I bought the ebay ones earlier today. It says...

I bought the ebay ones earlier today. It says they are compatible and it seems like they are pulled from junkers as well.

Hopefully everything works out but I see that Retrofit site has a pair...
Forum: Parts for sale (Private Classifieds) 09-21-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
[FOR SALE] OEM Ballast
Views: 1,617
Posted By npdabest
Hey, will these work with my 2009 370z?

Hey, will these work with my 2009 370z?
Forum: Exterior & Interior 09-21-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By npdabest
Nissan Murano Altima Infiniti QX 56 FX 35 45 50...

Nissan Murano Altima Infiniti QX 56 FX 35 45 50 Xenon Ballast Control Unit | eBay...
Forum: Exterior & Interior 09-21-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By npdabest
2009 370z ballast

Where do you guys get your parts from?
Forum: Exterior & Interior 09-10-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 813
Posted By npdabest
Fender/Front Bumper damage

I had a little accident and it resulted in some damage to the fender and front bumper. There was a bit more damage but I had that fixed at a local shop.

What remains is basically cosmetic damage....
Forum: Nissan 370Z General Discussions 05-23-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 38,443
Posted By npdabest
Yep, I purposely park my Z next to nicer cars. ...

Yep, I purposely park my Z next to nicer cars. Anything that looks new, recent, and not rusting a storm has my vote.

I often spend 2-3 minutes finding the right parking at my dorm because I...
Forum: Nissan 370Z General Discussions 04-10-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,908
Posted By npdabest
Def. better if there are less around. Mustangs...

Def. better if there are less around. Mustangs are a dime a dozen.

The allure of the vehicle diminishes if they become too common. You start easily blend in with the crowd if you are seeing...
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