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  1. Thread: vibration

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    vibration

    Hey mates

    For the past few weeks I've noticed that on acceleration in first from a dead stop (and only in first) I get a horrible vibration which vibrates, well, pretty much the whole car. It...
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    I know this is a rather dumb question. If...

    I know this is a rather dumb question. If hypothetically speaking it is an intake leak (or exhaust) would it be fine to drive with? The engineer in me can see the issue with having a leak, but I...
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    Squeaking on startup

    Hello mates

    With the temps in the west where I live getting cooler I've noticed something rather interesting about my Z. When the car is started from a cold start - as in left sitting for a few...
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    Floor board rubber(s)

    Hey mates

    Long story short, I've noticed in the past that my passenger side carpet was getting wet everytime it rainned here in Tucson - which isn't that often. I pulled the carpet out and found...
  5. Thread: Engine whine

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    Update: Well I came home from work all ready...

    Update:

    Well I came home from work all ready to disassemble the Z. Turned car on, no noise. Waited for said Z to warm up to operating temperature - which took a while - still no noise. Let run at...
  6. Thread: Engine whine

    by Pomorza
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    Thanks guys, The sound "seems" to be coming from...

    Thanks guys, The sound "seems" to be coming from the front area but I can't be 100% positive, as well everything is metal and tends to echo.

    Blue: Wouldn't timing chain noise be half the speed of...
  7. Thread: Engine whine

    by Pomorza
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    Engine whine

    Hey mates

    This evening my Z starting making an interesting whining noise. It goes up and down with engine speed and just seemed to appear though it could have been happening for a bit - I have a...
  8. Thread: Brake pads

    by Pomorza
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    Hey mates Just wanted to update you all on the...

    Hey mates

    Just wanted to update you all on the brake pads. I did indeed end up buying said wagner ceramic pads and from the first few rides I prefer these over the centric ones. They just seem a...
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    Bearings and torque

    Hey mates

    The day has come that I need to machine my front rotors and thus need to remove them to take them to a shop. First question, I'm going to repack the bearings - as its been three years...
  10. Thread: Brake pads

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    By gone I mean that the pads are nearly down to...

    By gone I mean that the pads are nearly down to the metal, maybe .25 inch left.

    Jan
  11. Thread: Brake pads

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    Zed, I used the Centric pads on my car for the...

    Zed, I used the Centric pads on my car for the past three years (I don't drive so much really) and loved them but sadly they're pretty much gone now. I have a discount on the Wagner pads - $14 a set...
  12. Thread: Brake pads

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    Brake pads

    Hey mates

    This past afternoon I pulled the calipers off my front rotors to see why they were squeaking. As I had expected the pads are down to their last few mm and in need for a change - I also...
  13. Thread: Wheel offset

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    Wheel offset

    Hello all

    I'm in the market for new rims for my lovely 280z. Can someone explain what offset is to me and how it affects rims? Yes I know I can use google - thank you - I'm hoping someone here...
  14. Thread: Help buzzer

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    Hey guys Question. What is the little rubber...

    Hey guys

    Question. What is the little rubber weatherstripping on the front top side of the door - nearest the fender - called? Today in Tucson it was exceptionally rainy and after hanging with a...
  15. Thread: Help buzzer

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    Well I have discovered the source of the said...

    Well I have discovered the source of the said issue. Unknown to me my car has a leak on the passenger's side someplace, I want to say the door but it could be the windshield. I only discovered this...
  16. Thread: Quick question

    by Pomorza
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    Cool. I'll do that tomoorow.

    Cool. I'll do that tomoorow.
  17. Thread: Quick question

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    Quick question

    Hey mates

    If I updated my Z to a ZX dizzy - which I have done - can I completely remove the stock ignition box located on the kick pannel? I'm just making 100000% sure.

    Thanks
    Jan
  18. Thread: Help buzzer

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    Help buzzer

    Hey guys

    This afternoon I went to hang out with a good friend of mine. Parked the car and all was good. Came back to the car and found that the seat belt light - red - was on and the buzzer would...
  19. Thread: Orange plugs

    by Pomorza
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    To answer above questions I was experimenting...

    To answer above questions

    I was experimenting to see if a hotter plug would make a difference in my Z. I ran the BPR5ES's for about nine months ago to see if there would be a noticable difference...
  20. Thread: Orange plugs

    by Pomorza
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    Orange plugs

    Hey mates

    This past evening I changed the plugs out in my Z as she was running oddly rich and rough. This is what I found. Can someone elaborate on why my plugs are orange? They are a bit cooler...
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    Spark plug question

    Mates

    I know this has been discussed before but I can't for the life of me find the thread it was on. Is there anything wrong with running BPR6ES in Zs?

    Thanks
    Jan
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    Phil Yes it is possible that air got into your...

    Phil

    Yes it is possible that air got into your system due to non use. I would start by changing and bleeding the system and seeing what happens. My friends 240Z sat for nearly a decade with a...
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    Interesting update So this is what I've...

    Interesting update

    So this is what I've noticed. The said rattle noise occurs during two occasions. It will occur when I first start the car, there will be a bit of a rattle from the top end for a...
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    Seems to be above 0 on the gauge. Haven't check...

    Seems to be above 0 on the gauge. Haven't check with a mechanical guage
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    Patcon Its noise for the first few minutes...

    Patcon

    Its noise for the first few minutes after start up - I would say about 10 minutes tops. It will do it for a week or two, as in be noisy, and then stop completely as if nothing ever...
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