Content Category Service

100,000 K Service, List of Parts
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
What should be done at a 100,000km service? The following is a list of part numbers and pictures, as well as prices, from TTZ Performance of the various parts necessary for the 100k service (note: prices subject to change):   Also see what is done in this tech write up at (they call it 60k as it's 60,000miles) - Simon/ Stillen   [read more]
Compression Testing -
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
How do I check my compression? 1. Warm up engine. 2. Disconnect the crank angle sensor connector. 3. Remove balance tube, all coil packs and spark plugs. See [ ] for more detailed instructions. 4. Attach a compression tester to #1 cylinder. 5. Depress accelerator pedal, keep throttle wide open. 6. Crank the engine for 5 to 7 seconds [read more]
Engine Bay Cleaning
on 23 Nov 2007 by admin author list
K-Zed's engine-bay cleaning tips >>> Based on personal observations & reinforced through discussion at Tech days, my thoughts & recommendations below:- 1. Corrosion & oxidisation of electrical connectors in the engine bay may be a caused by a./ steam cleaning upon import b./ degreasing & washing of engine bay by subsequent owners/dealers/detailers & c./ other means of water-moisture ingress ... 2. [read more]
Engine Removal (Article 1)
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Engine Removal:   This is an advanced TECH page, I'm not going to go into super detail on the simpler items. If you can't figure it out just by doing it, this whole job is probably over your head. A lift makes this easier, although it's not a requirement. Observe all proper safety procedures, jack stands etc. This is obviously [read more]
Fluid Capacities
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Click here for fluid capacities [read more]
Getting the Zed onto Ramps - Make your own by BlueZ
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
At the last tech day I brought out a rough pair of ramps that I knocked up from some left over timber. Anyway, I've had a few requests for the sizes so here's the info.The ramps are low enough and long enough to get under the front bar. Once up [read more]
Jack Points
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Points for Garage jack & Car jack When using the Genuine Zed jack I use thes3 points... When using a Garage jack I use these points... [read more]
Leak Down Test
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
A leak down or "cylinder leakage" test is similar to a compression test in that it tells you how well your engine's cylinders are sealing. But instead of measuring pressure, it measures pressure loss. A leak down test requires the removal of all the spark plugs. The crankshaft is then turned so that each piston is at top dead center [read more]
Timing belt replacement / 100K km Service (60K Miles)
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Timing Belt Replacement: The largest part of 60k maintenance is replacing the items on the front of the engine: timing belt, water pump, seals, etc. Not really a hard job, but very time consuming. I made this guide a little more detailed then most, hoping a few people that normally wouldn't tackle a project like this will dive [read more]
Timing belt replacement / 100K km Service (60K Miles) - Alternative Tech
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
90+ Nissan 300ZX Timing Belt Replacement [Thanks to Joe Fabbre for his contribution in this scarey task. Car shown is his 91 300ZX NA. Andy 9705][Thanks to Steve Chong for his comments and suggested changes (based on his own experiences with his 90 300ZX NA), which Joe agreed with and therefore have been blended in with Joe's procedures. Andy 9707] [read more]