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Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 08-28-2018, 11:22 AM
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Posted By ecoplunge
Excellent info. Didn't realize I had incorrectly...

Excellent info. Didn't realize I had incorrectly thought the cover was factory installed. And thanks for the gearing info too. I had a feeling they changed that for the Nismo at some point but...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 08-27-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By ecoplunge
The pic you posted is the original setup on mine...

The pic you posted is the original setup on mine (2009). With the swap of the 2017 pumpkin on first install I had threads on the short shafts (original) and threads on the output shafts (new). This...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 08-27-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By ecoplunge
Discovery and question

So following up on my original post about the synchro rev match and gearing. I believe I bought a Nismo diff. It was marked as Nismo but I thought it was an error since it didn't have the finned...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 08-27-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By ecoplunge
I read about the different bolts but I needed to...

I read about the different bolts but I needed to get the car reassembled for the next day. Don't have my second car anymore.

Curious about the bolts though. If both sides are threaded how do the...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain 08-27-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By ecoplunge
2017 to 2009 6MT Diff Swap - Install Notes

I've been living with a bad side bearing on my diff for about a year now. Mileage is now about 95k. Since used diffs go for about $500-600 for a 40k unit I decided I would let it ride and just...
Forum: Parts for sale (Private Classifieds) 05-15-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,660
Posted By ecoplunge
Suspension Parts

I'm in for the diff and any suspension components with wear items, arms, tie rods, etc.

Ready to buy now. Maybe ship as a group?

PM me and we can work out what you have and shipping, etc.
Forum: Parts for sale (Private Classifieds) 07-05-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By ecoplunge
Sold!

Sold and received. Shipped same day just like Amazon! Good seller!
Forum: Parts for sale (Private Classifieds) 07-05-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,310
Posted By ecoplunge
Still available?

Would love to pick these up to finish my driveline work.
Forum: Parts for sale (Private Classifieds) 06-29-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By ecoplunge
I'll take them. PM'd about shipping cost.

I'll take them. PM'd about shipping cost.
Forum: Parts for sale (Private Classifieds) 06-28-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By ecoplunge
PM'd

PM'd
Forum: Parts for sale (Private Classifieds) 06-12-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,118
Posted By ecoplunge
PM Sent

Requesting cost to ship
Forum: Nismo 370Z 03-10-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,388
Posted By ecoplunge
Any panels/parts removed for mods? Are the rubber...

Any panels/parts removed for mods? Are the rubber plugs just behind the roof, under the hatch in place and in good condition? Have you removed the side roof covers to check for intrusion routes?
...
Forum: Exterior & Interior 03-08-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,075
Posted By ecoplunge
It was me. I've been flying over everyday at...

It was me. I've been flying over everyday at great expense and slightly moving your seat while you were off playing cricket.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 03-08-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By ecoplunge
Great info Boss. I had thought about trying the...

Great info Boss. I had thought about trying the rear swap myself but didn't know if it would upset the balance. I like to experiment so I'll give it a try until I can go after a better quality...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 03-07-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By ecoplunge
I'm interested in the swifts because they seem...

I'm interested in the swifts because they seem like a good compromise with the soft/hard progressive spring rate but I'm really curious about the setup I mentioned. For example how do the Nismo...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 03-07-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By ecoplunge
Sport Springs Plus Nismo Dampers?

I replaced the springs/shocks on my 2009 sports with a barely used set of 2017 Nismo springs/shocks. It's pretty awesome for aggressive driving but it's pretty bouncy and abusive on the highway and...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 03-02-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,229
Posted By ecoplunge
FYI, all numbers here are degree minutes: ...

FYI, all numbers here are degree minutes:

Your front camber is close to "minimum" at -1.12, that means it leans in. Closer to nominal spec (-.4) would make you straighter up and down. More...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 03-02-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,229
Posted By ecoplunge
I would think your toe would be great for track....

I would think your toe would be great for track. Don't really need more camber in the rear in my opinion but this may come down to preference. Definitely could use more negative camber and positive...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 03-02-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,229
Posted By ecoplunge
Your toe is a little straighter than OEM nominal...

Your toe is a little straighter than OEM nominal specs, front and rear, but not bad.

http://www.the370z.com/brakes-suspension/2697-stock-alignment-specs.html

Should feel pretty quick to turn...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 03-02-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By ecoplunge
You know I always thought a strut was the...

You know I always thought a strut was the assemblage of a damper and pre compressed spring so I went and looked it up. According to this Basics of Shocks and Struts | MotorWeek...
Forum: Nissan 370Z General Discussions 03-02-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By ecoplunge
Well, in their defense you have a front wheel...

Well, in their defense you have a front wheel drive car and need all the traction in the front :bowrofl: :roflpuke2:
Forum: Brakes & Suspension 03-01-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By ecoplunge
I vote blown strut as linkage damage would show...

I vote blown strut as linkage damage would show up in an alignment. Strut damage might not show on an alignment or tame test drive. Still be good to go through all linkage end points with a prybar...
Forum: Nissan 370Z General Discussions 03-01-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By ecoplunge
Crap. I guess I accidentally made clickbait. ...

Crap. I guess I accidentally made clickbait.




I'm learning that. If I ever do I will. Until then it'll be me I guess.
Forum: Nissan 370Z General Discussions 03-01-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By ecoplunge
Same experience on initial install of new tires....

Same experience on initial install of new tires. Went to 3 Firestones before I found one that said they could do it. Didn't inspire confidence.

Let this be my request for recommendations for an...
Forum: Nissan 370Z General Discussions 03-01-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,141
Posted By ecoplunge
Perhaps. But at this point I'm very leery of...

Perhaps. But at this point I'm very leery of trusting it to any chain shop. Going to find a speed shop that will get it right and to the specs I want, not just "in range".




I don't think...
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