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Unread 11-03-2010, 10:38 PM   #11
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I just ordered myself a new aluminum front left 300zx Brake caliper. For those that don't know, this is a 4 piston monster caliper that is a huge improvement over the stock front brakes on a 240sx, and is a bolt on upgrade.

For $70 shipped I couldn't pass it up. I'm hoping I can pick up the front right caliper, new front rotors, and braided SS lines for around $200 and have a great brake setup for under $300. I will probably be going with a larger brake booster and a 300zx master cylinder eventually as well.
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Unread 11-03-2010, 10:48 PM   #12
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Drove it for the first time in two days. I took the privilege of shutting my music and ac off and just listening to my vehicle purr in this cool weather. That and breaking the tires loose at the stop light and shifting from first to second.
I've found it useless to stomp on it, our trucks will take it all the way up to the 5k redline even though they have no power past 4k RPMs
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Unread 11-03-2010, 11:24 PM   #13
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I've found it useless to stomp on it, our trucks will take it all the way up to the 5k redline even though they have no power past 4k RPMs
with the heavily rebuilt trans in mine, it actually shifts correctly, and burns rubber shifting from 1st to second as a result
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That's not the tranny, that's the motor. It's a truck and as a result, it's not cammed for the high end.
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Unread 11-04-2010, 08:21 AM   #15
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Be glad you guys have power to 4 grand...lol
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That's not the tranny, that's the motor. It's a truck and as a result, it's not cammed for the high end.
aye, but shifting at the correct rpm band has everything to do with both.


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Be glad you guys have power to 4 grand...lol
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Nothing, but I'm going to try some Seafoam then change the oil when I have time. See if it will fix my tapping lifter.

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Be glad you guys have power to 4 grand...lol
Know what's even better? Power to 6k.
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I went to my local Pick and Pull and found myself a factory Nissan Shift knob for $12.
That is the one thing about my car interior that I dislike. It's a shame that "after market" knobs are going to be non-existant as far as I can tell.

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