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      01-29-2012, 11:15 PM   #1
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Friend think his 350Z is faster then my 135i

Friend of mine just got a 2006 used 350Z with 38,000 miles 6 speed and thinks he can beat my 2008 135i 6speed

what should i say? or even do
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      01-29-2012, 11:23 PM   #2
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      01-29-2012, 11:30 PM   #3
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Isn't the 370Z faster than the 350Z? This is just a guess as I tried searching for their comparison but my damn work internet keeps blocking crap.

The 135i is dead even with the 370Z on acceleration times according to Insideline, so I would say the 135i is faster than the 350Z.
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      01-29-2012, 11:31 PM   #4
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      01-29-2012, 11:32 PM   #5
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      01-29-2012, 11:35 PM   #6
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my buddy has a G35 with an exhaust (so a little heavier, and about the same power, because his G isnt the HR, an 06 is). With my bolt-ons, and my procede set to stock boost, i pull on him so hard it isnt even funny.
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      01-30-2012, 12:12 AM   #9
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I'm stock. i know i can beat him but its just funny how he thinks that. and he also said that the 350z is faster then the 370z lol
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      01-30-2012, 12:22 AM   #10
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what is a 350z hr ? how can i tell if it is a HR
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      01-30-2012, 12:24 AM   #11
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what is a 350z hr ? how can i tell if it is a HR
It is a HR, it was just an engine revision, that took place in 2005 iirc. The engine code changed from VQ35DE to VQ35HR (or dehr, its late, i dont remember) either way, its like a 10hp increase, he will just lose by a car-length less.
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      01-30-2012, 12:30 AM   #12
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Smoke him.
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      01-30-2012, 12:38 AM   #13
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It is a HR, it was just an engine revision, that took place in 2005 iirc. The engine code changed from VQ35DE to VQ35HR (or dehr, its late, i dont remember) either way, its like a 10hp increase, he will just lose by a car-length less.
by a 30mph roll? or stand?
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In acceleration terms the 135i has it covered. In handling terms the 350Z will beat the135i. I am talking stock vs stock of course.
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Install a tune (which IMO all N54's should have) and you'll destroy him straight line.

A few mods, like M3 FWB & a set of Michelin PSS's and I think you'll be able to keep up with him around the twisties.
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Install a tune (which IMO all N54's should have) and you'll destroy him straight line.

A few mods, like M3 FWB & a set of Michelin PSS's and I think you'll be able to keep up with him around the twisties.
i have the PSS tires but not now in winter.. now i have PA3
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I have a 350Z with the HR engine (they were 07 & 08 with a bump on the hood, the 06 were called "Rev-up") and a 135i. If his is a 06 and below you will smoke him. The 07-08 are a little closer but you'll still take it, esp off the line. I'm speaking stock vs stock of course.

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I have a 350Z with the HR engine (they were 07 & 08 with a bump on the hood, the 06 were called "Rev-up") and a 135i. If his is a 06 and below you will smoke him. The 07-08 are a little closer but you'll still take it, esp off the line. I'm speaking stock vs stock of course.
^ yeah that.

i guess thats what i get for talking about shit i dont know.
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      01-30-2012, 11:31 AM   #20
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not any stock 350z. do jb4, give him a 2 second head start....and just grin as you pass him up at the 70mph mark.
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Stock versus stock the 135i has the acceleration advantage, especially in terms of torque. I have both cars, but niether of mine are stock (03 350Z and 09 135i). It is much easier to get more power out of the 135i because it's a turbo. Unless the 350Z has added forced induction a modded 350Z isn't going to make the power a modded 135i will. The 350Z is a better handling car though, stock versus stock.
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      01-30-2012, 02:16 PM   #22
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06 350z is not a vq35hr, its a rev up, 03-05 were de, 06 was rev up, 07-08 was the hr. You will blow him away unless he drops a tt on it, then you are in trouble.
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