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  1. Thanks for all the tips. I will start working my...

    Thanks for all the tips. I will start working my way through the list this weekend.
  2. '77 runs for about 5 min. then dies. Cools down and runs again for another 5 min.

    Title says it all. Been searching threads and I've seen vapor lock, heat seat issues, etc but none of the symptoms seem to match my issue.

    After flushing the fuel pipes, replacing fuel filter,...
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    Just received my MSA Exhaust last week and was...

    Just received my MSA Exhaust last week and was looking forward to the final mechanical repair to our car ... sadly it doesn't fit. As mentioned above, it looks like MSA exhausts may have some...
  4. Update. Captain Obvious had the right idea ......

    Update.

    Captain Obvious had the right idea ... looks like the tank itself is clogged. Pulled the lines off the tank with it 1/2 full and ... NOTHING. Not a dribble of gas. Drained the tank and...
  5. Thanks for all the info! After I found a good...

    Thanks for all the info! After I found a good replacement, I went through the fuel injection supplement of the FSM tests and discovered relay is just fine but contacts may have been dirty. Now the...
  6. Feeling older every day. Particularly when I'm...

    Feeling older every day. Particularly when I'm upside down scrunched under the steering wheel of this ridiculously small 280z. Then unfold myself and hurt all over.

    Initially I was just going...
  7. Fuel Injection/Fuel pump combination relay options

    "I've searched the world over and thought I found true love ... and pfth is was gone" (you get that if you ever watched HeeHaw).

    I've searched around quite a bit and I can't find a fuel...
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    Aplets and Cotlets and Crunch Pak ... Cashmere's...

    Aplets and Cotlets and Crunch Pak ... Cashmere's claim to fame. Applets and Cottlets (now Graplettes etc) are a sugary fruit confection that is incredibly addicting. If you haven't tried them, you...
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    Help! Transmission Mount - Bolt question

    I'm starting to feel rather helpless. Finding info on parts is difficult. Just got my engine issues figured out only to find more missing parts ... (I will never buy a partially restored car...
  10. I took the fuel pressure regulator vacuum hose...

    I took the fuel pressure regulator vacuum hose off for the picture and I am definitely using EFI hoses!

    The N42 intake change was my hair-brained idea (off the same '76 I got the fuel rail). The...
  11. My fuel rail clearly looks like a modified 78 as...

    My fuel rail clearly looks like a modified 78 as zed head described. 73521

    Mystery solved! We have about 3 months of cold weather so I'm leaning toward replacing with the 76 fuel rail and...
  12. I do have the FSM and don't see anything like it....

    I do have the FSM and don't see anything like it. It looks just like the 77 fuel rail only it does not have the nipple for the cold start to connect. Also noticed last night that the pressure...
  13. Help! Cold start valve has no place to connect to fuel rail

    OK has anyone else seen this? I bought a 77 280z that someone had already started a rebuild so I have no reference on how things 'used to be'. I'm starting reassembly and can't figure out how the...
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    Sadly, the Excedy clutch kit doesn't come even...

    Sadly, the Excedy clutch kit doesn't come even close to aligning even though it looks like it is drilled for multiple patterns. The also specify two different versions: one for 225mm flywheels and...
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    HELP. New flywheel sources?

    I generally lurk around her getting answers from prior posts but after doing a quick search I didn't see any posts that id where to get a flywheel for a '77 coupe. I have spent the last 2 weeks...
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