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  1. Hey Coastal Man, I have the same set up and will...

    Hey Coastal Man, I have the same set up and will be pulling it all this winter. Please take pictures and let us know your process. Neither my aircon or heat works right now. I intend to delete the...
  2. I did a little of the roll the car thing in gear,...

    I did a little of the roll the car thing in gear, feels so inaccurate though. My MG was always so easy to access, also used a bump starter to get it close.


    PerTronics in my future. Motorsport...
  3. Update on state of tune and a question on turning over the engine.

    Well I've owned my '72 Z for a couple of months now, had a lot of fun and got to know what I need to address while putting on some miles. I just changed the plugs, did a compression test, checked...
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    Funny I got my blip shift shirt in the mail...

    Funny I got my blip shift shirt in the mail yesterday great quality! Love it!
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    I have new door seals still in their Nissan bags....

    I have new door seals still in their Nissan bags. I'm going to try to glue on the cut piece of tubing first and see what the impact is then I'll replace the seals. I'll take pictures when I get down...
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    Thanks Steve, I said "they" because I was...

    Thanks Steve, I said "they" because I was referring to a couple of different posts I read. I went back and looked at the original that I quoted and it was Enrique, sorry I meant no disrespect.
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    Thanks, I'm working on a '72. I have cleaned and...

    Thanks, I'm working on a '72. I have cleaned and lubed the mechanism which helped but it still doesn't close every time. Steve J the picture does help a little, from the description it sounded like...
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    Door latch fix help, some details needed

    This problem has been asked and answered in the archives, but I must admit Iím still confused. Hoping someone who has done the fix can help.
    My passenger side door will close, but only the first of...
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    Double post

    Sorry Double post
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    Anyone have problems with WIX 51521 filter?

    Wix 51521 came up as one of the filters for the 240z when I ordered a bunch of stuff from rock auto. I think it was on sale so I ordered 2. I believe this is the same filter as the Napa 1521, I was...
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    This is in my future so a couple of quick...

    This is in my future so a couple of quick questions.

    1. Hazmat asked about primer but I didn't see an answer. What are you guys using for primer?
    2. I'm assuming the texture is different enought...
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    I can go "full throttle" when filling but it does...

    I can go "full throttle" when filling but it does tend to click off a couple of times, so I'm never sure I'm actually full.
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    Thanks, good news that I don't have anything to...

    Thanks, good news that I don't have anything to fix, bad news that I can't rely on the guage.

    My calc's show I'm getting 15 mpg city, ( I'm in nead of a full tune), I guess I'll have to get used...
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    Please donfirm that my gas guage is "normal"

    '72 240Z

    My gauge sort of works, when I fill up it goes to full, but then it drops quickly to half full hangs around there awhile then slowly drops to about 1/8 full which is generally when I...
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    That my friend is a project. Keep us up to date...

    That my friend is a project. Keep us up to date with you progress! Very cool.

    Steve
  16. Took half an our this evening to jack up the car,...

    Took half an our this evening to jack up the car, place the jack stands, wheels off, shims switched and flipped with the arrow pointed the right directions.

    Half hour test drive with lots of stop...
  17. Could my brake noise be because front pad shims are in upside down.

    I've been addressing my new toe '72's issues one at a time, starting with brakes.

    First job was a new reman brake booster from MSA which made a huge difference.

    Second was to address break...
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    Thanks for the tuning link, one line in the...

    Thanks for the tuning link, one line in the Blue's tuing descrption leads to another questions :)

    "3) Take the car for a run and listen closely for popping in the exhaust (rich), popping in the...
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    Thanks, when I look at the manual on line ( I...

    Thanks, when I look at the manual on line ( I can't cut and paste the section), it shows L24 SU Carb. 17degress/550 RPM. Then it also shows SU Carb (Emission control) 5degrees/750 rpm). I may have...
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    Timing - idle rpm?

    1972 240Z - dual round top SU's

    My new '72 is running rough, I thought I'd start with checking the timing. I am borrowing my neighbours basic timing ligth tonight.

    The FSM manual says teh...
  21. Jim, I'll take you up on that offer at some...

    Jim, I'll take you up on that offer at some point, Thanks!

    Siteunseen, thanks for the pictures. Itís interesting your set-up is a little different than mine. The little rubber hose you replaced...
  22. Question about the mainifold warmup loop in the cooling system 1972 240Z

    I had a leak on my Manifold Heater Hose, (Rear Intake Manifold to Rear Tube, on a 1972 240Z), and replaced it with a 1/2" generic line. It was quite a struggle getting things back together, the hard...
  23. Thanks man!!!

    Thanks man!!!
  24. Rad & Heater hose quality and a size question

    Hi I did a search but couldn't find exaclty what I was looking for.

    First, I see that I can buy braided hose at quite a bit more expensive than the regular formed Rad and heater hoses. Is the...
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    Perfect thanks!

    Perfect thanks!
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