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That's a great review :lol:

2011 Gunmetal Nissan GTR Premium Edition - Litchfield Stage 1, Miltek Y-Pipe, Alcon Discs, Ferodo DS2050 Pads, Flat bottomed steering wheel
2016 Sepang Blue Audi RS3 - APR Stage 1 tune with High Flow air filter and Secondary Decat Pipes - I'LL MISS THE POPS AND BANGS (BUT THE NEIGHBOURS WON'T)
2012 Pearl White 370Z GT Edition - Invidia Gemini catback exhaust with burnt titanium rolled tips, Stillen Gen 3 Intake Kit, UpRev, 15mm Eibach spacers, Satin Black painted bumpers - GONE TO A NEW OWNER WITHIN THE CLUB BUT WILL BE VERY FONDLY REMEMBERED.
2005 Gun Metal 350Z GT, Alezan Leather & plenty of mods - GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

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From Amayama:

 

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Shiny, shiny!

62/176 Ultra Yellow GT4 350Z - "Muttley" (it was the only Z in the village ....)
Storm White R35 GT-R MY21 Track Edition… “Fully Loaded”

Champagne R35 GT-R MY15 Premium 45th Anniversary Edition - "The Expensive Mistress"
Vermilion Red R35 GT-R MY14 with Recaros - "The Car with No Name"
Blade Silver Juke NISMO Manual - "Dumbo"
Storm White Enhanced R35 GT-R MY11 with Recaros - "The General"
Titanium R35 GT-R MY09 Premium Edition - "Dastardly"
[Volkswagen Up! GTi, 5-door, White]

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Just for a comparison...

 

The two arms were quoted from Nissan Main Dealer as £631.30

From Amayama, sourced in Japan and including delivery, I paid £302.80

 

Delivery was about three weeks.

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62/176 Ultra Yellow GT4 350Z - "Muttley" (it was the only Z in the village ....)
Storm White R35 GT-R MY21 Track Edition… “Fully Loaded”

Champagne R35 GT-R MY15 Premium 45th Anniversary Edition - "The Expensive Mistress"
Vermilion Red R35 GT-R MY14 with Recaros - "The Car with No Name"
Blade Silver Juke NISMO Manual - "Dumbo"
Storm White Enhanced R35 GT-R MY11 with Recaros - "The General"
Titanium R35 GT-R MY09 Premium Edition - "Dastardly"
[Volkswagen Up! GTi, 5-door, White]

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I love an amp, and thanks to Richer Sounds I have an early Xmas present :teeth:

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'A standard limited edition Yellow 370Z* with a plethora of minor bespoke mods'

*one of 40 don't you know!

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I love an amp, and thanks to Richer Sounds I have an early Xmas present :teeth:

 

Cool! You must go Atmos! - SO much more immersive....

 

I've just spent the last 3 years building a little room in the house for watching movies..... just a few more 'tweaks' and she'll be done....

 

How long have I been saying that though?! (Once the projector went up, it became all play and no work - so should have been finished over a year ago)!

 

I do need to finish the project, so I can reclaim the garage for car work - at the moment I can't fit anything in there past the workbench....

 

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^^^ I am in no way jealous whatsoever. Not at all you understand. Nope, none. :cry:

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2011 Gunmetal Nissan GTR Premium Edition - Litchfield Stage 1, Miltek Y-Pipe, Alcon Discs, Ferodo DS2050 Pads, Flat bottomed steering wheel
2016 Sepang Blue Audi RS3 - APR Stage 1 tune with High Flow air filter and Secondary Decat Pipes - I'LL MISS THE POPS AND BANGS (BUT THE NEIGHBOURS WON'T)
2012 Pearl White 370Z GT Edition - Invidia Gemini catback exhaust with burnt titanium rolled tips, Stillen Gen 3 Intake Kit, UpRev, 15mm Eibach spacers, Satin Black painted bumpers - GONE TO A NEW OWNER WITHIN THE CLUB BUT WILL BE VERY FONDLY REMEMBERED.
2005 Gun Metal 350Z GT, Alezan Leather & plenty of mods - GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

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Sweet home cinema!! :) I've put mine as discretely as I can in my lounge but it's nothing compared to yours. I routed all the wires in the walls and ceiling for a 5.4.1 set up with PJ and motorised screen. One day I may have a dedicated room.

 

Great amp too Paul :)

Thanks. We had a lounge setup in our previous house - but took the opportunity to build this after we stuck an extension on our present place. The Old dining area was very dark and dingy - not a nice room at all, so needed to do something quite dramatic with it.

 

Couldnt believe it when SWMBO said yes though! :D

 

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In the interests of keeping the post relevant though.... I picked these up a couple of days ago.

 

A cordless rotary tool (Dremel), and cordless heat gun - to add to my Ryobi collection.

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Cool! You must go Atmos! - SO much more immersive....

 

I've just spent the last 3 years building a little room in the house for watching movies..... just a few more 'tweaks' and she'll be done....

 

How long have I been saying that though?! (Once the projector went up, it became all play and no work - so should have been finished over a year ago)!

 

I do need to finish the project, so I can reclaim the garage for car work - at the moment I can't fit anything in there past the workbench....

 

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WOW! :notworthy:

'A standard limited edition Yellow 370Z* with a plethora of minor bespoke mods'

*one of 40 don't you know!

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WARNING - DO NOT TRUST NavTool WITH YOUR MONEY

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Strictly speaking, a couple of days ago this arrived:

 

My Re-Tyred 370Z!

 

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Ian Cook (of Pop Bank Colour fame) decided to frame and sell some of the cars he's used to create his artwork. He's done a run of 50 'Re-Tyred cars', all different types. I was lucky enough to bag the 370Z one :teeth:

 

Being a nice chap he also chucked a Datsun 240Z print in the box for me too :)

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'A standard limited edition Yellow 370Z* with a plethora of minor bespoke mods'

*one of 40 don't you know!

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WARNING - DO NOT TRUST NavTool WITH YOUR MONEY

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New rubber!

 

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I just need somewhere other than the hall to store them now.

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'A standard limited edition Yellow 370Z* with a plethora of minor bespoke mods'

*one of 40 don't you know!

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WARNING - DO NOT TRUST NavTool WITH YOUR MONEY

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^ they are on the car now BTW.

 

Here's something that arrived today :)

 

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'A standard limited edition Yellow 370Z* with a plethora of minor bespoke mods'

*one of 40 don't you know!

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WARNING - DO NOT TRUST NavTool WITH YOUR MONEY

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^ they are on the car now BTW.

 

Here's something that arrived today :)

 

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Looks like it has been 3D printed Paul... that's the kind of finish we get on parts that have been printed.

 

Vicky x

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Looks like it has been 3D printed Paul... that's the kind of finish we get on parts that have been printed.

 

Vicky x

Yes indeed! I think Les will know what this is because he has something similar.

'A standard limited edition Yellow 370Z* with a plethora of minor bespoke mods'

*one of 40 don't you know!

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WARNING - DO NOT TRUST NavTool WITH YOUR MONEY

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I received a fairly substantial cheque/payment from the state today.

 

No, I haven't broken the habit of a lifetime and decided to give kids a try - it wasn't that large a payment anyway, which is surprising as it's far less environmentally damaging (and that's from someone whose degree included environmental economics) - rather, I've just received six months road tax rebate on the Zed.

 

It's like a savings account where you put money in and get less back at the end of the term. Careful, it'll catch on.

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Santa brought me this!

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62/176 Ultra Yellow GT4 350Z - "Muttley" (it was the only Z in the village ....)
Storm White R35 GT-R MY21 Track Edition… “Fully Loaded”

Champagne R35 GT-R MY15 Premium 45th Anniversary Edition - "The Expensive Mistress"
Vermilion Red R35 GT-R MY14 with Recaros - "The Car with No Name"
Blade Silver Juke NISMO Manual - "Dumbo"
Storm White Enhanced R35 GT-R MY11 with Recaros - "The General"
Titanium R35 GT-R MY09 Premium Edition - "Dastardly"
[Volkswagen Up! GTi, 5-door, White]

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In hindsight, I should have asked Santa to buy half the stuff I've been buying for the GTR recently lol but Santa did put this portrait photo of my car on a mug for me - new favourite mug 🥰

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2011 Gunmetal Nissan GTR Premium Edition - Litchfield Stage 1, Miltek Y-Pipe, Alcon Discs, Ferodo DS2050 Pads, Flat bottomed steering wheel
2016 Sepang Blue Audi RS3 - APR Stage 1 tune with High Flow air filter and Secondary Decat Pipes - I'LL MISS THE POPS AND BANGS (BUT THE NEIGHBOURS WON'T)
2012 Pearl White 370Z GT Edition - Invidia Gemini catback exhaust with burnt titanium rolled tips, Stillen Gen 3 Intake Kit, UpRev, 15mm Eibach spacers, Satin Black painted bumpers - GONE TO A NEW OWNER WITHIN THE CLUB BUT WILL BE VERY FONDLY REMEMBERED.
2005 Gun Metal 350Z GT, Alezan Leather & plenty of mods - GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

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I have ordered some bits to look after the Zed just fitted new Bosch AeroTwins and gave the Zed a quick Zmas wash I also quickly cleaned the light lenses and treated them with 303. For those who have not seen her for a while she is still safe and sound.

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Current - 2014 (14) 370z NISMO in Storm White #229, JDM Carbon Nismo Kickplates, JDM Carbon Nismo B Pillars, Nismo Tyre Caps, Nismo Oil Cap, K&N Filters, MY15 Nismo Start Button. GT-R Dome Lens Covers - LED Lights (Interior, trunk & numberplate) - Demand Engineering Full Valved Custom Exhaust System. Custom Blank Button Delete Z1 LHP Upgraded Hatch Struts

Current - 2020 (20) Juke Tekna Plus, Gun Metal Grey/Red Contrast, DCT Gearbox, Clever Little Commuter Car

Previous - 2005 (55) 350z Azure GT Coupe, Parking Sensors, Z Tax Holder, Z Mats, Z Door Guards, White Reflectors, Z Tyre Caps, S2000 Aerial, BT Kit,

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Santa brought me a few car wash bits, which was very kind

My daughter asked for one of these 🤣

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She may have meant a real one, but the request wasn't specific (Santa's list just said a McLaren 720S in Orange!)

Good excuse to get the set out to keep us amused later

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Merry Christmas all

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Black Pearl 2010 (60) 370Z Auto GT Pack Connect Premium - 'Cool Dad'
EBC Ultimax (slotted) front discs and Ferodo DS2500 front pads
- auf wiedersehen pet
Storm White 2014 (64) 370Z Nismo #376 - the new 'Cool Dad'

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it turns out the McLaren is considerably faster than the 350Zs 🤣

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didn't use all the track today, to keep some of the living room for 'normal use'!

obviously gave me some brownie points, as my wife asked if i need a new car or some extra track...

i'm only 39 pieces short to make this; 🤣

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Happy Boxing Day!

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Black Pearl 2010 (60) 370Z Auto GT Pack Connect Premium - 'Cool Dad'
EBC Ultimax (slotted) front discs and Ferodo DS2500 front pads
- auf wiedersehen pet
Storm White 2014 (64) 370Z Nismo #376 - the new 'Cool Dad'

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On 12/25/2020 at 12:13 PM, LESmo said:

I have ordered some bits to look after the Zed just fitted new Bosch AeroTwins and gave the Zed a quick Zmas wash I also quickly cleaned the light lenses and treated them with 303. For those who have not seen her for a while she is still safe and sound.

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You have a 370Z Nismo Les? Pull the other one. I would have seen it in the last 2 years if you did surely :hrhr:

2011 Gunmetal Nissan GTR Premium Edition - Litchfield Stage 1, Miltek Y-Pipe, Alcon Discs, Ferodo DS2050 Pads, Flat bottomed steering wheel
2016 Sepang Blue Audi RS3 - APR Stage 1 tune with High Flow air filter and Secondary Decat Pipes - I'LL MISS THE POPS AND BANGS (BUT THE NEIGHBOURS WON'T)
2012 Pearl White 370Z GT Edition - Invidia Gemini catback exhaust with burnt titanium rolled tips, Stillen Gen 3 Intake Kit, UpRev, 15mm Eibach spacers, Satin Black painted bumpers - GONE TO A NEW OWNER WITHIN THE CLUB BUT WILL BE VERY FONDLY REMEMBERED.
2005 Gun Metal 350Z GT, Alezan Leather & plenty of mods - GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

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2 hours ago, A Pair Of Flabby Wings said:

[Slightly outraged at the joke at the expense of a vehicle I thought "we" were supposed to support]

Although its always difficult to win a race when you have further to travel than your opponent, and perhaps don't get the same level of support either.

oh, don't get me wrong, the McLaren is quicker (2.8s laptime, compared to 5.3s! (same lane)), BUT the drifting 350Zs are still SOOOO much more fun to 'drive' and require a significant level of skill to keep them from spinning 180 degrees.

Black Pearl 2010 (60) 370Z Auto GT Pack Connect Premium - 'Cool Dad'
EBC Ultimax (slotted) front discs and Ferodo DS2500 front pads
- auf wiedersehen pet
Storm White 2014 (64) 370Z Nismo #376 - the new 'Cool Dad'

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