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Forum: Nissan 350Z   09-15-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By MartinZ
I don't understand why would you send the car to...

I don't understand why would you send the car to a shop
If there is no fuel you're three simple steps away from a fix

1) Blocked fuel line (or severed fuel line but you have not mentioned fuel...
Forum: Nissan 350Z   09-12-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By MartinZ
He's just guessing and throwing parts it Two...

He's just guessing and throwing parts it
Two fuel pumps later and he's no better off
Forum: Nissan 350Z   09-12-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By MartinZ
No - it means at full throttle the engine would...

No - it means at full throttle the engine would not rev past 5,000rpm

He needs to read the ECU for codes
I would assume MAF or crank or cam sensor was dying and now has died
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs   07-18-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By MartinZ
These are typical symptoms of two things The...

These are typical symptoms of two things
The exhaust boiling the clutch fluid - need heat shielding over the clutch line (and replace fluid)
The clutch not being bleed correctly - this clutch is...
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs   05-24-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By MartinZ
Certainly the OEM clutch can't be machined -...

Certainly the OEM clutch can't be machined - maybe it had already been replaced with an after market unit

The clutch pedal being half way means it has not been bleed correctly
(It may actually...
Forum: New Member Introductions   03-14-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By MartinZ
If engine revs are going up and the car is not...

If engine revs are going up and the car is not moving that most likely means the clutch is slipping
You should be able to pull away from a standing stop within only 1500 rpm
Forum: Nissan 350Z   03-14-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By MartinZ
Goodness, even if you take a stock revup to the...

Goodness, even if you take a stock revup to the track often and take it to redline all day it's not a matter of if the bottom end will let go, it's when

There is a 350z local to me with a single...
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs   03-07-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By MartinZ
A hell of a lot of frustration and effort to...

A hell of a lot of frustration and effort to remove the heads while the engine is still in the car,
if you don't find the problem it would have been easier to tear down the engine outside the car
...
Forum: Nissan 350Z   02-21-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By MartinZ
Fully agree with dkmura - it's not a newbie...

Fully agree with dkmura - it's not a newbie project

If you're not good on the tools there is a risk of bending the gearbox input shaft
(if the box hangs on the shaft unsupported)
Ideally a...
Forum: Nissan 350Z   01-17-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 1,080
Posted By MartinZ
Most cars can be tuned to obtain modest and...

Most cars can be tuned to obtain modest and reliable improvements - because OEM are very concerned with fuel consumption and emissions
It is relatively expensive with low returns - but does make a...
Forum: Engine   09-22-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By MartinZ
Absolutely no hope of getting a NA DE to 400whp ...

Absolutely no hope of getting a NA DE to 400whp
$15k race DE's get close to 400 hp at the flywheel - at over 8,000 rpm - a lot of money and engineering needed to make that viable & reliable

There...
Forum: Nissan 350Z   02-27-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By MartinZ
This question - what to look out for when buying...

This question - what to look out for when buying a 350z
has been asked and answered many many many times in both the US and AU Z forums
The information is there for you to research and consume
...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   11-30-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By MartinZ
If you pay somebody to press the old bearings out...

If you pay somebody to press the old bearings out and the new ones in it will cost much the same as $125 per side
Forum: Nissan 350Z   11-19-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,971
Posted By MartinZ
The ECU only uses one cam sensor for the sync...

The ECU only uses one cam sensor for the sync signal (this has caught many people out) - you may have to test/replace the other one as well
Forum: Nissan 350Z   11-16-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,471
Posted By MartinZ
If you have smoke coming out the exhaust that...

If you have smoke coming out the exhaust that needs to be diagnosed (white but with pale blue tinge?)
There used to be a chemical test of the coolant that showed if compression gas is getting into...
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs   11-16-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By MartinZ
Glad to help a fellow Z owner...

Glad to help a fellow Z owner...
Forum: Nissan 350Z   11-10-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,971
Posted By MartinZ
What about the cam sensors

What about the cam sensors
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs   10-31-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,000
Posted By MartinZ
1) Check the brake pedal spring is pulling the...

1) Check the brake pedal spring is pulling the pedal back to it's normal return (off) position

2) Check the rod between the pedal and the master cylinder has been (length) adjusted correctly
If...
Forum: Nissan 350Z   10-25-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,971
Posted By MartinZ
Can be the cam sensor, the crank sensor or a...

Can be the cam sensor, the crank sensor or a problem with the exhaust cam solenoid
Forum: Maintenance & Repairs   10-25-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By MartinZ
I'm guessing that power level exceeds what the...

I'm guessing that power level exceeds what the transmission was designed for - you will need to exercise self restraint, don't use full throttle from stationary - feed it in gradually, don't do...
Forum: Track & AutoX   09-28-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,895
Posted By MartinZ
Great report!

Great report!
Forum: Site News   09-25-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By MartinZ
19 new user spam posts in 1 day - our front door...

19 new user spam posts in 1 day - our front door is wide open for the script kiddies
Forum: Site News   09-25-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By MartinZ
Who ever it is has easy daily access to the...

Who ever it is has easy daily access to the forum, it's a pain in the ass
Forum: Nissan 350Z   09-21-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,405
Posted By MartinZ
You could start by checking nothing is loose in...

You could start by checking nothing is loose in the drive line - prop shaft to diff, axle shafts from diff to wheels, rear wheel bearings, rear CV joints
Forum: Track & AutoX   09-13-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,895
Posted By MartinZ
Go team Nissan!

Go team Nissan!
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