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  1. No-one?? I guess I'll think of an architectural thing I could do with it..
  2. Let's have some pics then..
  3. Anyway, so does someone want a lage new paperweight?
  4. No worries at all..thanks for keeping an eye out!
  5. Ah, usual story, they say they didn't touch the rear of the car and that the bolts had shaken loose on their own 'as it's been stood'.. In the eyes of the law, it can't be proved they cocked up (although the balance of probability is stacked against them), but it's not worth the aggrevation (to me). I have enough stress in my life! They fitted a new main battery under warranty (wow!) while it was in and didn't bolt that down properly or secure any of the trim panels under the bonnet correctly with their little plastic pins either, so it really points to people not giving a toss.. the workshop manager just keeps talking AT you , repeating himself time and again until you want to rearrange his features.. in the end I just politely exited stage left.. I had to kick off last time it was in (for the same thing) as the car came back with bootprints on the glove box lid and proper filth and oil all over the driver's door alcantara and seat, capets etc. Frankly shocking for them to do that, but looking at the state of their workshop, it's not hard to see why the muck transfers! Their excuse that time was Covid meant they couldn't clean the cars prior to handover!! They do have a good 'excuse book'! It won't be going back them EVER, that's for sure.
  6. They won't take it back, unfortunately.. After repeated days and days of diagnostic work they couldn't find the issue with the car (only 3,000 miles old, but been stood for a long time inside). They did managed to alter the geometry of the car and also leave subframe bolts at the rear of the car undone, so they nearly fell out.. I have some pics on my phone and I'll try and upload them. Success.. here's when I looked under the car after a 35 drive home from the dealer.. I stripped all the bushes, bolts and mounts out, greased them all and had it realigned (again) and now.. silence, no clicking or clonking at the front.
  7. I was recommended to buy this by my local Nissan dealer and funnily enough (not!), it turns out the problem was not related to the front subframe at all.. So, now surplus to requirements and taking up room.. bit dusty now.. Cost me about £900, does £250 sound enough of a bargain?
  8. Only for sale as I’ve gone less shiny with the whole car.. I will split the set and sell individually if required. Here is a set of 19" genuine Rays from my 2017 370z with only 2,800 miles on it (one careless previous owner!!). The set are staggered with the fronts being 19"x9", the rears 19" x 10". All have marks as can clearly be seen in the pics and each is described ACCURATELY below. Descriptions below based on orientation.. OSF - small marks to one slim spoke OSR - slight ramp rub to the rim and a small area of the diamond cut. There is a very slight dink to the inside of the rim in one spot but it isn't significant and you can't tell when driving. Tyre balances 100% and it is MOT 'safe' according to my tester. NSR - a couple of rub marks through the lacquer NSF - the wheel lip was kerbed hard and has been built up in two places (one inside, one outside) with weld by a proper engineering company but wasn't machined back when the wheel was refinished/diamond cut to maintain strength over looks. Tyre balances 100%, is air tight and it is MOT 'safe' according to my tester. I have driven the car with this wheel for over 1,000 miles and it is fine, but best to be honest!! (The wheel is the one that's all black 'internally' in the pics) These wheels are at least £1,600 each from Nissan, and I've never seen a set for sale secondhand. £750 for the set sound fair? I will split the set if someone wants individual wheels and I’m happy to socially distance deliver/meet up for diesel money up to 100 miles from my home base.
  9. ibrakeformoose


    I have some newer spec ones.. from 2017 car with 3,000 miles..
  10. Probably.. I've been offered a brand new set of 19" Rays (older style) for £1,100, but I'm not sure they'll look right on my year of car, so the hunt begins for something cost-effective that both looks nice and will do the job.
  11. Thanks, I'll see what I can find/who gets recommended..
  12. I have a troublesome issue with my 370 that I just can't find.. neither can my dealer nor my local (awesome) MOT tester.. I appreciate its always difficult to diagnose a noise on the interweb!! Any advice, checklist gratefully received, so.. 2017 car, spun and damaged by previous owner when only a month old.. now with nearly 3,000 miles on it (yes, really). Damage limited to front bumper, OSF wing and OSF wheel. Horrendous 'creak' when pulling away forwards or backwards under power, only with steering input. The noise definitely comes from the kerbed (OSF) corner somewhere. Car was aligned a couple of weeks ago with report below. Wheels are straight and true. Car drives 100% and only makes the noise at 'parking/manoeuvering' speeds. Checked all bushes, bearings, shock, upper and lower arms, rack etc. and all okay. As a final resort, and as the noise seemed to come from hub area, I changed hub/bearing too but that's made no difference. Ideas??





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