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My name is Jared and I reside in Columbus Ohio. Looking very forward to the new Z. I have a verbal allocation reserved from a local trusted dealer. Been saying for years that all the 370z needed was the VR30DDTT swap, but now I'm extremely excited to see the mechanical improvements they made in both the engine and the trans. Better turbos and all new BPVs compared to the q50/q60 version. They also solved my biggest woe with the 370z which was the CSC being internal to the trans bell housing, by relocating it external to the trans (as it should have been in the first place). If I could change anything about the new Z, I would offer it in a color similar to the Magma Red on my '14 370z. I may just end up getting it in Magnetic Black and then doing a vinyl wrap, we'll see.

To anyone who doesn't understand the importance of the CSC fix, I'll explain. The 370z's clutch slave cylinder is located inside the trans bell housing which is very hot. This causes the dot 3 brake fluid they use from the factory to boil. The hot fluid + normal wear/tear causes the CSC rubber seal to break down and deteriorate. My fix on my 370z was to use the "Ranger Protocol" to suck the old dot 3 fluid from the reservoir and replace it with some Motul RBF-600 which has a way higher boiling point. This is only if you do it before your CSC seal starts deteriorating. Once the CSC seal starts deteriorating, you have to replace the CSC which is expensive due to having to drop and open the trans. With Nissan relocating the CSC to the engine bay, 1. The fluid stays cooler and doesn't boil, 2. If the CSC does happen to break, its a way easier fix that doesn't require trans service.

Thanks for reading, and I look forward to all the great discussion we will be having on these cars once they hit the streets!
 

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My name is Jared and I reside in Columbus Ohio. Looking very forward to the new Z. I have a verbal allocation reserved from a local trusted dealer. Been saying for years that all the 370z needed was the VR30DDTT swap, but now I'm extremely excited to see the mechanical improvements they made in both the engine and the trans. Better turbos and all new BPVs compared to the q50/q60 version. They also solved my biggest woe with the 370z which was the CSC being internal to the trans bell housing, by relocating it external to the trans (as it should have been in the first place). If I could change anything about the new Z, I would offer it in a color similar to the Magma Red on my '14 370z. I may just end up getting it in Magnetic Black and then doing a vinyl wrap, we'll see.

To anyone who doesn't understand the importance of the CSC fix, I'll explain. The 370z's clutch slave cylinder is located inside the trans bell housing which is very hot. This causes the dot 3 brake fluid they use from the factory to boil. The hot fluid + normal wear/tear causes the CSC rubber seal to break down and deteriorate. My fix on my 370z was to use the "Ranger Protocol" to suck the old dot 3 fluid from the reservoir and replace it with some Motul RBF-600 which has a way higher boiling point. This is only if you do it before your CSC seal starts deteriorating. Once the CSC seal starts deteriorating, you have to replace the CSC which is expensive due to having to drop and open the trans. With Nissan relocating the CSC to the engine bay, 1. The fluid stays cooler and doesn't boil, 2. If the CSC does happen to break, its a way easier fix that doesn't require trans service.

Thanks for reading, and I look forward to all the great discussion we will be having on these cars once they hit the streets!
Welcome to the forum Jared! Thanks for the input on the CSC fix, that's really helpful. Are you planning on modifying your Z or keeping it stock? Also, do you have photos of your 370Z? I love a good magma red Z.
 

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Welcome to the forum Jared! Thanks for the input on the CSC fix, that's really helpful. Are you planning on modifying your Z or keeping it stock? Also, do you have photos of your 370Z? I love a good magma red Z.
The 370z has as much done to it as it ever will. Exhaust and drop-in filters. My New Z, I would like to get the AMS treatment. There is a good chance Nissan will adopt the AMS/Infiniti partnership and offer AMS parts that are covered by warranty. If so... Heat Exchanger, Intakes, Exhaust are a definite. Maybe an AMS tune if its covered under OEM warranty too. I will almost certainly upgrade the BPVs since stock plastic BPVs always leak mad boost.
 

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