New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

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New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby Z33Profyt » Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:01 pm

I just recently bought a 2006 Z33 coupe and I haven't been able to determine which model it is, or even which engine it has. I've tried googling it but I've found a lot of contradictions in the answers I found. So I'm still unsure. Can anyone help definitively determine what my Z is? It's much appreciated!


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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby VStar650CL » Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:26 pm

Hit https://www.nissanpartsdeal.com/ and plug in your VIN. They use the same dbase as Nissan DPC and it will give you the basic trim/engine info the car was built with.

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby AZhitman » Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:31 pm

Welcome aboard! You have a VQ35DE rev-up motor, 300hp/264tq.

Shouldn't be any contradictions unless you're on sites full of knuckleheads. Stick around, we like accuracy. ;)

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby Rogue One » Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:04 pm

Know every feature, every option - AND what it cost.

MonroneyLabels.com is a reproduction of the data of the original automobile window sticker. We provide you with factory options packages and pricing, manufacturers MSRP price when new, engine and transmission specifications, standard features and equipment, fuel economy rating, and factory recalls. Important data you need to know when buying or selling a used car or truck.
Now there's a quick, easy way to get the Monroney sticker information.

Just put in the VIN. Or snap the QR code with the mobile app while you are on the lot. You’ll see the replica window sticker of that car with all the important information you need.

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby VStar650CL » Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:23 pm

Good info, sweet!

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby Z33Profyt » Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:09 pm

AZhitman wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:31 pm
Welcome aboard! You have a VQ35DE rev-up motor, 300hp/264tq.

Shouldn't be any contradictions unless you're on sites full of knuckleheads. Stick around, we like accuracy. ;)
Thanks for the quick response and info! How can you be so sure though? Because of the year? And an example of the contradictions I saw is someone said base model is the only one without cruise control on the wheel and also doesn't have the bose sound system. But mine has cloth seats no cruise control on the wheel but does have the stock bose system... lol see how I got confused?

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby Rogue One » Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:25 pm

Z33Profyt wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:09 pm
AZhitman wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:31 pm
Welcome aboard! You have a VQ35DE rev-up motor, 300hp/264tq.

Shouldn't be any contradictions unless you're on sites full of knuckleheads. Stick around, we like accuracy. ;)
Thanks for the quick response and info! How can you be so sure though? Because of the year? And an example of the contradictions I saw is someone said base model is the only one without cruise control on the wheel and also doesn't have the bose sound system. But mine has cloth seats no cruise control on the wheel but does have the stock bose system... lol see how I got confused?
Well, AZhitman is the head honcho around these parts. Rumor has it that he bleeds crankcase oil. He's rarely wrong about his facts.

Here's the details for the '06 350Z coupe straight from Nissan.
Official Nissan U.S. Newsroom 2006 Nissan 350Z Coupe and Roadster Press Kit

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby PalmerWMD » Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:44 pm

If memory serves he only gets the RevUp if he has the 6 speed manual.
They auto trannys still came with the regular 287 hp VQ35de.

Another way to check is the Redline on the tach.
if its 6600 rpm you have the VQ35de
If i says 7000 rpm (or thereabouts) you have the VQ35de w/ Revup.
(But not the VQ35HR which came a year later with a redline of 7500 and dual intakes)

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby Z33Profyt » Mon Nov 23, 2020 6:05 pm

Yeah its the 6 speed manual and recline is 6000 with a total of 8000 on the tach. So I guess that settles what engine. Now whats the best way to determine the model (base, enthusiast, touring, etc...)? Is there a is there some kind of list that tells the differences between each one? I believe it's probably base or enthusiast. Again thanks for the help guys

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby Z33Profyt » Mon Nov 23, 2020 6:08 pm

AZhitman wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:31 pm
Welcome aboard! You have a VQ35DE rev-up motor, 300hp/264tq.

Shouldn't be any contradictions unless you're on sites full of knuckleheads. Stick around, we like accuracy. ;)
Woops looks like RogueOne might have already answered my questions. Guess I need to go try this. Lol

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby Rogue One » Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:48 pm

Just in case you don't have a hard copy, here's the 2006 Nissan 350Z Owners Manual in pdf. I find the pdf files easier to use then thumbing through the book.

BTW, here at NICO we have Factory Service Manuals (FSM) available free to members. Here's the link to the FSM for your car.
2006 Nissan 350Z Coupe FSM

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby Z33Profyt » Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:43 pm

Rogue One wrote:
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:48 pm
Just in case you don't have a hard copy, here's the 2006 Nissan 350Z Owners Manual in pdf. I find the pdf files easier to use then thumbing through the book.

BTW, here at NICO we have Factory Service Manuals (FSM) available free to members. Here's the link to the FSM for your car.
2006 Nissan 350Z Coupe FSM
Thank you very much rogue!

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Re: New 350 owner. How do I find what model and engine I have??

Postby PalmerWMD » Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:49 pm

Now this is what I call a full service thread for the Newbie :yesnod


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