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Old 06-21-2018, 04:51 PM   #41  
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Getting closer on starting the suspension job. Had some other priorities to handle which put the i30 on the backburner. New rotors, pads, and hardware kit are in.
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Old 06-22-2018, 06:06 PM   #42  
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I bought spark plugs from Infiniti today. The car now has 70k miles. She had 63k when I got her last year. With no record of the plugs actually being changed, I honestly believe these might be the original plugs.
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I bought spark plugs from Infiniti today. The car now has 70k miles. She had 63k when I got her last year. With no record of the plugs actually being changed, I honestly believe these might be the original plugs.
I think it's really cool that you're using OEM parts, but for some of them....why? Aren't they like double or triple the price of equivalent aftermarket parts?

So how's the car drive with new plugs, any better? I assume they're platinums if they're OEM.
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Old 06-22-2018, 07:30 PM   #44  
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I think it's really cool that you're using OEM parts, but for some of them....why? Aren't they like double or triple the price of equivalent aftermarket parts?

So how's the car drive with new plugs, any better? I assume they're platinums if they're OEM.
That is very true. Aftermarket prices would be cheaper and the quality would probably be the same. But I've always liked OEM parts for all my cars, so it's just a habit at this point.

Yes, they're platinum. I took it for a quick spin after I finished. The acceleration is a lot smoother. Definitely a big difference over the old plugs.
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Old 08-28-2018, 12:35 AM   #45  
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So I was finally able to complete my suspension rebuild with some help from a good friend of mine. The rust was REAL. All hardware bolts and nuts were replaced with new ones from Nissan. We drained my trans fluid and refilled it with Amsoil synthetic 75w 90 GL4. I picked up a rear sway bar from a member here. Replaced the sway bar bushings with energy bushings. Next will be a good set of tires and an alignment.
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Looking good! I look forward to seeing more!
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Looking good! I look forward to seeing more!
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Old 09-12-2018, 12:31 AM   #48  
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Got a set of tires, Michelin pilot sport All season 3+. They'll get installed this weekend. Can't wait to feel the difference with a good set of tires. The Goodyear tires it came with are from 2007.
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