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Hi, 

I'm looking for an HR and this was recently posted on AutoTrader by a dealer: https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201807028049738?logcode=visc&fromSA=true

 

Am I right in thinking this is not an HR, but a Revup with a HR bonnet?

The dealer states "This is the face lift V6 300 model known to push 306BHP @ 6800RPM from factory. Not to be mistaken with a standard 350z. The raised/bulging bonnet is a dead giveaway." 

 

Also picture no. 42 shows an engine with only a single intake...

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Good spot, the HR engine looks like this...

 

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Dealer clearly has no idea what they are talking about and probably listened to whoever chopped it in and got done!

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6 minutes ago, coldel said:

Dealer clearly has no idea what they are talking about and probably listened to whoever chopped it in and got done!

I'll remember that if I buy a DE and have to sell it, chuck on an HR Bonnet and part exchange it haha

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Seems a tad pricey IMO, 10k for an 06? Admittedly, the mileage is pretty good, but asside from that its nothing particularly special.

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Am I missing something? He’s not claiming it’s an HR?

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10 minutes ago, LRF4N said:

Am I missing something? He’s not claiming it’s an HR?

The dealer states "This is the face lift V6 300 model known to push 306BHP @ 6800RPM from factory. Not to be mistaken with a standard 350z. The raised/bulging bonnet is a dead giveaway." 

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It’s  @Paddy78 old zed which he has just sold. It’s a rev up with a HR bonnet and a nismo exhaust too with decats which sounded awesome !

HR zeds weren’t available in azure blue for the record. 

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1 hour ago, StormWhite said:

The dealer states "This is the face lift V6 300 model known to push 306BHP @ 6800RPM from factory. Not to be mistaken with a standard 350z. The raised/bulging bonnet is a dead giveaway." 

Is that not describing at revup? HR is 313, when I open it he calls it a 300 facelift 

 

Edit: the bonnet bit :doh:

 

i think hes removed that bit now

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Yes I suspect Paddy said it was the rev up and had added a bonnet and the dealer just jumped to a different conclusion? Dealer got it partially right i.e. its a rev up, but not because of the bonnet :lol:

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1 hour ago, SHEZZA said:

HR zeds weren’t available in azure blue for the record. 

Such a shame, definitely the best colour IMO

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That is indeed my old car. I'm actually quite sad seeing for sale... especially at £500 more than I paid for it 7 years ago.

 

Apart from using a bit of oil (Which is fairly normal for a revup) it is mechanically sound.

 

I has auto folding mirrors,  an uprev remap, HFC's and Nismo S-Tune exhaust. Just recently had the roof and sides painted as they had started to become a bit tatty.

 

All the other good bits are for sale in my thread! :p

 

I would have kept it if I had anywhere to store it, but sadly only room for one car on my drive. I've hardly driven it since I got my 911. :(

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4 hours ago, Paddy78 said:

That is indeed my old car. I'm actually quite sad seeing for sale... especially at £500 more than I paid for it 7 years ago.

Damn you got a pretty good deal 7 years ago!

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