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Old 01-31-2019, 01:48 PM
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Old 02-21-2019, 03:53 PM
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I ordered a set of Tein Mono Sport coilovers a little over a week and received it a couple of days ago. I chose these over Fortune Auto or KW due to the EDFC Active Pro, but Fortune Auto was a very close choice. That will be next on my list. I don't care too much for true style rears. I'll have a review up when I install them next Friday.

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Old 02-21-2019, 03:54 PM
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Thanks, I've been following all your upgrades and adventures on IG. Headers will definitely have to be next for me.
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I don't care too much for true style rears.
Why is that?
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Why is that?
The reduced weight from the spring bucket is nice but its also an additional part I have to buy and I already have toe bolts that work for me. I have also always felt staying with the spring bucket style may provide the best compromise of comfort and performance from where the weight of the car sits. I don't have any data to back my feelings up. But this thread was one I read many years ago and it helped me come to the decision.

https://my350z.com/forum/brakes-and-...-or-not-2.html

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I pulled all the old stock and springs off to compare with the Tein Coilovers. Everything is on the car now, but I am considering making some protection sleeve. Aftermarket ones are selling for about $50 a pair, and I'm sure I can make something up for way less. I've never used a sewing machine before but I'm about to learn.






I pulled my Top Speed exhaust off and lined up all the pieces for the Motordyne to get an idea how it needs to be orientated. When I get more free time this week, I'll be installing the Motordyne. I also plan to go ahead and install my Z1 subframe collars. If my new differential comes in on time, Friday, then I'll install that along with replacing the subframe differential bushing. Just trying to get as much done while the car is on jack stands and various components are off.
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All the goodies that have been sitting since November of last year. Z1 differential cover Z1 subframe collar Bell Raceworks diff brace Central20 3.916 final drive (in 350z housing)

Had some Amsoil 80W90 gear fluid sitting around.

350z 46 teeth tone ring vs G37 48 teeth tone ring

Painted the differential housing with high temperature paint

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Z1 cover looking good

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Old 04-01-2019, 05:51 PM
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350z 46 teeth tone ring vs G37 48 teeth tone ring
nice work on t he Diff!...question though... whats the point/difference of changing the "tone ring"?...I honestly have no idea what it does lol
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nice work on t he Diff!...question though... whats the point/difference of changing the "tone ring"?...I honestly have no idea what it does lol
I believe since its a 350Z this is the only thing you need to change to make it work on a G37. So he took the ones from his diff and put them in the 350Z to make it fit.

let me know how you like it. How much did you find the diff for? I want the 4.08's... but if the 3.9 is cheap enough...
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Old 04-01-2019, 06:16 PM
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nice work on t he Diff!...question though... whats the point/difference of changing the "tone ring"?...I honestly have no idea what it does lol
Its exactly what SupraofDoom explained. Its the wheel speed sensor that attached to the diff.

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I believe since its a 350Z this is the only thing you need to change to make it work on a G37. So he took the ones from his diff and put them in the 350Z to make it fit.

let me know how you like it. How much did you find the diff for? I want the 4.08's... but if the 3.9 is cheap enough...
I didn't get a chance to complete the install yet as I am in the process of yanking out the subframe diff bushing. I was in the process of trading with a guy for his 4.08 diff but when I received it, one of the ring tooth was broken so I shipped it back to him and decided to install my 3.916. Its the same gearing found on 2015+ 370z nismo (with VLSD) and manual G37 verts (open diff)
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Let us know how that diff brace is. I haven't installed mine yet.
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Old 04-02-2019, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by SupraOfDoom View Post
I believe since its a 350Z this is the only thing you need to change to make it work on a G37. So he took the ones from his diff and put them in the 350Z to make it fit.
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Its exactly what SupraofDoom explained. Its the wheel speed sensor that attached to the diff.


Sorry for being a bit dense on this...just curious cause I've done a few of these but never thought to change the stub axles for that particular reason lol....so if you don't change these the speedometer will it be running fast or slow (my gut says fast)? any idea by how much it'd be off by?
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Let us know how that diff brace is. I haven't installed mine yet.
Will post my review as soon as I get the car on the road. I'm dying to drive the car now.

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Sorry for being a bit dense on this...just curious cause I've done a few of these but never thought to change the stub axles for that particular reason lol....so if you don't change these the speedometer will it be running fast or slow (my gut says fast)? any idea by how much it'd be off by?
I'm not too sure to be honest. The 350z/G35 has 46 teeth and the 370Z/G37 have 48 teeth.
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Let us know how that diff brace is. I haven't installed mine yet.
You and me both. And a number of others I suspect, mostly people who bought it over winter.

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Hey Panda, on the assumption that pic is what I'm seeing, love that matte silver finish on the Z1 diff cover.

That Made in USA sticker... kind of crude for Bell to throw that on, but stickers can come off and it's all subjective.
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You and me both. And a number of others I suspect, mostly people who bought it over winter.

Hey Panda, on the assumption that pic is what I'm seeing, love that matte silver finish on the Z1 diff cover.

That Made in USA sticker... kind of crude for Bell to throw that on, but stickers can come off and it's all subjective.
Man, now that I try to think back on it, I can't even remember how the finish is. lol. The picture does seem like its a matte finish. I'm too lazy to peel the sticker off.
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