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First time Z owner

Discussion in 'New to the website!' started by Tom the paramedic, Oct 7, 2021.

  1. Tom the paramedic

    Tom the paramedic New Forum User

    Hi everyone, had my 2018 370 Nismo a little over a month now, wanted a Z for years and decided that there's no time like the present. thought I might as well join the club while I'm at it.
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  2. Bazzateer

    Z Club Member

    It didn't happen unless there's pics! ☺
  3. Tom the paramedic

    Tom the paramedic New Forum User

    realised that so I whacked it on my profile pic
  4. Geoff-R

    Z Club Member

    Nice, welcome, I do miss my 370 from time to time, was a 2010 model, nearly chopped it in for a facelifted Nismo but instead went German :leaving:
  5. Makesy

    Z Club Member

    Welcome to the club!

    The nismo styling really sets the car off
  6. Rob Gaskin

    Rob Gaskin Treasurer Staff Member Moderator

    I had a 2009 370Z did 80k miles in it and sold it for about £12.5k. It was a bargain compared to the classic Zs. I found the wheels dominated the driving i.e. scared of kerbs, noise, scrubbing on full lock and lack of grip on slippery surfaces.
  7. Tom the paramedic

    Tom the paramedic New Forum User

    I find when on somewhat worn road surfaces it has a tendency to tramline a bit, was quite alarming at first before I got used to the handling, especially considering the power jump from my previous car (1.3l Yaris). I'm glad I waited until after my advanced driving course to buy it lol
  8. Paul_S

    Z Club Member

    Hi and welcome Tom. Nice mota :)

    They can tramline but I'd check the alignment. Also, different tyres make quite a difference.

    The original Bridgestones would scrub on lock when cold.

    I've run several sets of Vreds which I rate, but I pushed the boat out and got Michelins last time around.

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