1990 Nissan 300ZX User Reviews

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    1990 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr GS Hatchback Review
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    65

    Love It — Can't be too specific yet. trying to get her put back together. once i get the money planning a RH TT clip from Japan. When i got her obviously she wasnt in top condition if i got her for a grand. already replaced fuel pump, cleaned out fuel tank, new injector, plugs, wires, battery, alternator and belts. also the front bumper is replaced and put 350z rims on. have grand plans for her. cant wait to see her finished.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: fast, fun

    Cons: injectors are a common problem so dont get one if you dont like doin your own work

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    1990 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback Review
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    25

    Performs Great, Reliable If You Drive It Like A Normal Car, You Will Not Be Disapointed — For a twenty year old car it performs better than most 2011 cars. The ride is solid and uncomfortable, but its a sports car. Performance is great it has almost instant power barely any turbo lag! Interior is one of the most unique interiors i've ever seen. The car is also very reliable for a 20 year old car!

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Performance!

    Cons: Unconfortable ride, exspensive to replace parts.

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    1990 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr GS Hatchback Review
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    Overall A Good Car, But Only Buy One If You Want A Sports Car, You Do Have To Make Sacrifices. — For a non turbo the car is fast, the breaks are very good, even in the winter. It has a hint of under steer, but will corner with the best of them. The car is a challenge to work on, but that just makes the driving experience all the more rewarding. Being 21 years old it has it's squeaks and rattles, but with my aftermarket exhaust, you can't hear to much of it. the car is a looker, especially if you have the rear spoiler on it. I get about 20mpg on premium gas, (that's part highway part city). I have had to replace the fan belt on it and some other odds and ends but nothing serious. the car is a blast to drive especially with the roof off.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: it's fun, fast and a looker

    Cons: it's old.

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    1990 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr GS Hatchback Review
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    35

    Can't Beat The Price Per Fun Factor On This Car — Fun to drive, great styling, great sounding. Draw backs would be common with any old performance car replacing old worn out parts. It could use some bigger rotors for more 'spirited' driving. Cost of owning an N/A version of this car is pretty cheap maintenance-wise, dont buy one if you are worried about pinching pennies at the pump though.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Beautiful styling, powerful, handles well. Interior feels like a cockpit should

    Cons: Complicated engine bay for people with 0 mechanical experience

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    1990 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback Review
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    35

    300zx Z32 Drift Car — I use this car as a DD as well as for Drifting at amateur events. It is not an ideal car for that sport, but it is possible. I am hoping to add power in the near future. Maybe bigger wheels.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: It's a Z

    Cons: Not enough power.

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    1990 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr GS Hatchback Review
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    Great Car All Around, But Be Ready To Keep Up Maintainence — Love everything except all the tight fits, the body damage, and how i can not run 10% ethanol....either race fuel or 100% gas (unless it isn't turbo). Even with my dead suspension I can out handle most cars on the road. Gas mileage isn't that bad if you can control the urge to lay into it. Stock the car is well balanced all the way around except a brake upgrade is a must. Syncros in transmission are worn badly (common problem with factory syncros). Once I get the car were I want it, I would not trade it for anything short of another Z32.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Great power and made for gripping turns

    Cons: It is hard to work on until you learn your way around it

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    1990 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr GS Hatchback Review
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    Amazing — brakes are slightly underpowered handling is amazing even with horrible tires i didnt like the style at first but it grew on me and now its just interesting and cool any parts you need to buy are horrifically expensive the car should not be used as a daily driver like im using it as haha

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: fun fun just cool inside and out and

    Cons: when it breaks you need a big wallet its horrible in anykind of weather

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    1990 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback Review
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    All Around Impressed — Absolute blast to drive, Twin Turbos offer crazy acceleration, the avaliability of tuning on these cars is astonishing and easy. Can be a little tempermental at times when working on it being Japanese and all, but all around a fantastic vehicle. Dont buy if you dont have patience.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Speed and look

    Cons: can be tempermental

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    1990 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback Review
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    Great For Me, Maybe Not For You. — Performance is phenomenal, put your foot down if you dare. Being a 20 year old car it's had many problems, but preventative maintenance is as always the best way to go. I haven't gone past anyone who could resist staring yet, and has been mistaken for both Lamborghini's and Ferraris. Incredible fun, and much class. Girlfriend loves it of course. Only downside is fuel and repairs, both have been a small fortune, and most mechanics refuse to work on it.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: If you can appreciate something special.

    Cons: Affording to keep it.

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    1990 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback Review
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    With Over 40 Years Of History, The Z Is The Pinnacle Of Sports Cars. — Performance: Ran 11.9 in the quarter mile...still on stock turbos. Build Quality: Very reliable for a car of this age. Appearance: 20 years old and still gets looks from others Cost of Ownership: MPG stinks, but keep in mind its a sports car Fun Factor: Best all around car I've ever driven/been in.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: It's awesome

    Cons: Nothing

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    Reviews From Other Years

    1996 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

    Lovely Car By darkmann

    As long as one sticks to the maintenance schedule, this car can last a long time. If abused, maintenance cost can be quite high. It is a two seater with limited trunk space. It is easy to mod and t... Read More

    1996 300zx 2+2 Still Sexy After All These Years By krullone

    This is the second Z32 2+2 that I've owned and I plan to own many more. I love driving this car and it still turns heads. I love unique cars and it's a rare occasion when I see another one of these ... Read More

    1995 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

    First Glance, Whats That? Second, Third, Fourth..... Is This A 2015 Model? By kvanbibber33

    From every single trim level there is a wow factor not available in the early 90's. My friend and Fairlady Z enthusiast told me "If a 300zx turbo and a space ship landed on your front lawn at the same... Read More

    My Fairlady By Ottello

    I am currently in a AT to 5 speed conversion, also a lot of work in the engine, interior, and body. Took me already almost a year to do the rebuild. I hope to upload the new pics soon, probably in on... Read More

    1994 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

    Awesome By tbrown02

    Nissan was ahead of their time when designing this car back in the late '80's. All wheel steering, driver adjustable suspension, twin turbo with twin intercoolers, the list goes on. Drive one and yo... Read More

    Very Good Car For Single Man To Have Fun At Night By Thomas

    I like the style, handling, power, room to move around but its not a good family car its good to go out and fun with and tune. The interior is not the greatest but it will work all in all i am happy w... Read More

    1993 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

    Black Beauty By Sterlingm32

    It's a fun car to drive and zip around in. Looks really nice too. The good is it is a sporty little car that still looks excellent. The lines on it are modern enough to still be in style. The in... Read More

    Elder Z Does Not Disappoint. By Chris

    I'd always wanted one of these cars. The twin turbo versions are still pretty expensive 20+ years later, but the naturally aspirated cars are not to be overlooked. They are typically less fussy when i... Read More

    1992 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

    I Love It By kurtschnadey

    I like the way it looks, handles , and rides. Plenty of power, and actually nice on long trips, the t tops are nice too. mpg is usually 20 around town, but gets about 25 on the highway if I can keep m... Read More

    Voted One Of The Top 10 Most Beautiful Production Cars Made By Glen

    Great looks, very quick even without turbo, drove like a slot car with new tires, very comfortable for two! The only thing I would have wished for was a six speed gearbox. The automatic lacked someth... Read More

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