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Selling the Celica for a 350 #350075 Dec 13, 5:48am Dec 13, 5:48am
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Selling the Celica for a 350
well guys i am most likely getting rid of the celica and purchasing a 350z.and of course ill have money for some goodies to go on the 350..exhaust is a given,but i am undecided about the rest.I dont know if i want to get some rims to make it looks awesome,or keep stock rims and get a supercharger and make it a sleeper

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: celicaguy] #350076 Dec 13, 5:51am Dec 13, 5:51am
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no 350z would be a sleeper its an automatic sports car, if you want a sleeper you would have to go with a more suttle body style

but sure go ahead and get a supercharger exhaust Intake, reprog ecu, get a soft top with a toper so you can have both instead of on or the other, get a huge ass stereo system.

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: CelicaRacer05] #350077 Dec 13, 5:54am Dec 13, 5:54am
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i am absolutely in love with the z...I will obviously miss the celi because i have so much money in it right now but we all need to start something new sooner or later i suppose.With the stage 1 supercharger from stillen it will give it well over 300 horsepower at the wheels.the stage 2 gives it around 400 at the wheels i think.But in my town theres no way to use any of that so i might go for rims instead.

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: celicaguy] #350078 Dec 13, 7:17am Dec 13, 7:17am
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Uh, I would definetely read up more on the reviews of the 350Z. I hate to burst your bubble, but from what I've read, the Z has had teething problems, according to C&D, Motortrend. If you go with it, awesome, you'll have a real sports car in the garage.

Are you sure you want to go with a supercharger? I get the vibe that a TT would be more suitable for your purposes. 350ZX...how cool would that be.


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Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: jyboygenius] #350079 Dec 13, 7:29am Dec 13, 7:29am
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^^^ i wanted a 350z a while back, but then i read up on the problems on my350z.com it scared me away from them.
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Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: QuickChick03gt] #350080 Dec 13, 8:07am Dec 13, 8:07am
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I havent really checked on the problems...fill me in please?

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: celicaguy] #350081 Dec 13, 8:10am Dec 13, 8:10am
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i heard about the tires...

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: ragingpaseo] #350082 Dec 13, 8:23am Dec 13, 8:23am
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well if the tires are all it is thats not a problem..i am getting rims for it as soon as i buy it thumbsup..but anything else ,any drivetrain problems or anything thats a big concern?

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: celicaguy] #350083 Dec 13, 8:33am Dec 13, 8:33am
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I read that they have tranny issues. I also read they have bad tire feather.
Alot of members said they were replacing there tires almost every 3-6 thousand miles! Im sure tires for a 350z arent cheap either.
I guess a bunch of them even took their cars into nissian to have them check their alignment and tow(sp?) and they still couldnt get it fixed.
But then again this was about 8 months ago when i read about this, things might have been fixed with the 05s.
just go to my350z.com and if they still have there forum called "To Nissan"
you can read all about it.


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Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: celicaguy] #350084 Dec 13, 8:33am Dec 13, 8:33am
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i think it's the chamber that is the problem...

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: ragingpaseo] #350085 Dec 13, 9:31am Dec 13, 9:31am
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dont get exhaust first... the exhaust note is already awsome...

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: spaztikid] #350086 Dec 13, 10:35am Dec 13, 10:35am
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I am too going for a 350 in February...when my Celi's lease is over thumbsup YES! ONly doubts with the Z is all those complaints from factory, but I am willing to take the risk.

Get some tight rims man, like Volks and suspension, hopefully those will be my first mods thumbsup

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: BaTMaN_4] #350087 Dec 13, 10:37am Dec 13, 10:37am
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350 are nice but I wouldn't want one ... good luck smile

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: RicePowered] #350088 Dec 13, 11:32am Dec 13, 11:32am
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I was looking at the 350 and was actually ready to buy one a couple months back, before I was even trying to sell the Celi. Then I started reading all the forums on different sites... almost every Z has some sort of major problem. Tire feather, allignment, tranny, whatever else. I can't go from the Celi to a car that's in the shop for mystery problems all the time.


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Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: RevMonster] #350089 Dec 13, 12:23pm Dec 13, 12:23pm
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Go with the G-35 it has much better reviews thumbsup


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Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: JSPITZ] #350090 Dec 13, 1:03pm Dec 13, 1:03pm
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it's funny how we state problems with the Z...it's not like the celica got lift bolt problems, brake recalls, belt tensioners, and such do they???...LOL rofl


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Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: QuickChick03gt] #350091 Dec 13, 1:16pm Dec 13, 1:16pm
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Originally Posted by QuickChick03gt
I read that they have tranny issues. I also read they have bad tire feather.
Alot of members said they were replacing there tires almost every 3-6 thousand miles! Im sure tires for a 350z arent cheap either.
I guess a bunch of them even took their cars into nissian to have them check their alignment and tow(sp?) and they still couldnt get it fixed.
But then again this was about 8 months ago when i read about this, things might have been fixed with the 05s.
just go to my350z.com and if they still have there forum called "To Nissan"
you can read all about it.


Bravo. Exactly what I had in mind. Long term reviews were far from satisfactory by C&D's account.


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Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: ct] #350092 Dec 13, 3:02pm Dec 13, 3:02pm
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Originally Posted by ct
it's funny how we state problems with the Z...it's not like the celica got lift bolt problems, brake recalls, belt tensioners, and such do they???...LOL rofl


Well, yeah, the Celi is not without its problems. The tire feathering thing with the Z seems like it could get pretty pricey by comparison though. I dunno, the Z has nice lines and performance; its a shame its got all these problems.


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Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: ct] #350093 Dec 13, 3:59pm Dec 13, 3:59pm
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Originally Posted by ct
it's funny how we state problems with the Z...it's not like the celica got lift bolt problems, brake recalls, belt tensioners, and such do they???...LOL rofl


There is no doubt that the Celica has problems. But then again, almost all cars have problems. If the Z was only going to need a couple minor tweaks like the Celi does (lift bolts and belt tensioners are not a very big deal if under warranty), I'd own one by now.

Everyone who owns a Z says at MOST, the tires last 12k miles before the feathering causes horrible noise on the road. Also, the suspension seems to misalign itself constantly. Nissan even recognizes this. They the car will make a complete lane change within 6 seconds if allowed to travel in a straight line on a flat road. Beyond all of that, I've heard of horror stories with the tranny. Somewhere I remember seeing the Lemon Law stats on this car... its buyback ratio was something like 7x higher than the average new car.

I love it's looks, power, feel, everything... but Nissan just put a car into production that probably was a year of R&D from being ready for it.


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Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: RevMonster] #350094 Dec 13, 7:38pm Dec 13, 7:38pm
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i like 350z they are nice

Re: Selling the Celica for a 350 [Re: andrewgovroom] #350095 Dec 14, 7:08pm Dec 14, 7:08pm
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why not twin turbo?

http://www.modacar.com/products/Nissan/350Z/APSTTK

many say better than the greddy twin turbo but i wouldnt know

head over to www.my350z.com and you'll learn a lot

and performance nissan out here in cali will have everything you need for your 350z and they will ship to you out there in maryland

good luck and great choice of car to move onto thumbsup

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