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    Hi Stanley and thank you for the info. I'll know...

    Hi Stanley and thank you for the info. I'll know what to look for.
    Where is the marking on the needles indicating which ones? We didn't take them out as they were set properly and we didn't have...
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    SU carb floats front and rear question

    Hello all,
    Spent the evening helping a buddy try to get his 72 240Z running better. The front carb was messed up and pumping fuel into the carb.
    We finally got the level set in it pretty good ...
  3. Hi Zed and thank you for the info. I have an...

    Hi Zed and thank you for the info.
    I have an older Fluke 77 but it doesn't have very many settings. I also have a Cen-Tech P37772 that I picked up last spring. Hz is one of the settings, but it...
  4. Can digital multi meter function as a tachometer?

    Well, the dwell/tach that I bought in 1969 finally died! They just don't build them like they used to, or wait a minute - they did build them pretty good back then.

    I used the dwell very seldom...
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    I just refreshed my round top SUs. I set the...

    I just refreshed my round top SUs. I set the float levels prior to installation according to the directions included and elsewhere. The result was that the car would not start. I checked the float...
  6. Hey Captain! Bingo! the fuel leak that I...

    Hey Captain!

    Bingo! the fuel leak that I thought was the bowl gasket is actually the banjo leaking. I have not fixed the banjo leak yet, but I did dry things up and put a mirror in there to...
  7. Hi Captain! And thanks for the quick post! ...

    Hi Captain!
    And thanks for the quick post!

    When I did the clear line check, the carbs were on the car. I did that to be certain that they were at the correct angle for an accurate reading.
    ...
  8. Help - Carb Leaks And Won't Start After Rebuild

    This forum has been very helpful to me in the past, and any advice with this situation would be appreciated.

    Here’s what I have. ’72 240Z, stock L28, 3 screw round top carbs. I finished...
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    My '72 240 is longer from the pivot to the ball. ...

    My '72 240 is longer from the pivot to the ball. No problems and a nice short shift!
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    I just made the same swap. The straight-ish...

    I just made the same swap. The straight-ish lever came with the 5spd and the one on the right with the longer lower portion was stock in my '72 240 4spd. Using the one from the 4spd gives a...
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    I got a complete kit from Advance Auto for $109. ...

    I got a complete kit from Advance Auto for $109. Seems great! They have a more expensive one too. While I was at it, I had the flywheel resurfaced at O'Reilly. $11. If you do the flywheel too...
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    What did you use to polish the glass? My...

    What did you use to polish the glass? My windshield has minor surface things I'd like to polish off.
    John
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    A friend of mine back in the 70's had the cheap...

    A friend of mine back in the 70's had the cheap metal ones. Collapsed while he was under the car and killed him. Don't buy cheap metal ramps!
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    Mine doesn't have a flat spot for the emblem. ...

    Mine doesn't have a flat spot for the emblem. The emblem was removed so the spoiler would fit. But I still have the emblems in case I need the.
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    My orange one has original spoiler and it is...

    My orange one has original spoiler and it is satin.
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    I didn't need mix numbers just the 918 code for...

    I didn't need mix numbers just the 918 code for my color. They had it in their computer.
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    Keep up the good work and keep posting pictures! ...

    Keep up the good work and keep posting pictures! I love it!
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    Keep posting your progress and pictures!

    Keep posting your progress and pictures!
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    Very nice! Keep the pictures coming!

    Very nice! Keep the pictures coming!
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    Sherwin Williams mixed up a 4 oz touchup bottle...

    Sherwin Williams mixed up a 4 oz touchup bottle of 918 and it matches great. They will also put it in a spray can or by the quart.
  21. I only use the K&N. It is suppose to have better...

    I only use the K&N. It is suppose to have better parts in it from what I have read.
    K&N HP3001
    You can get them at most good parts places like Advance and they are not that much more than the...
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    Hey Zed Head! I was a lucky guy! A strong...

    Hey Zed Head! I was a lucky guy! A strong younger best friend came over today. He was able to break the other 5 bolts loose and we used a monster screw driver to pry the flywheel off. Rotating...
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    Good news! The bolt was stripped! Left remnants...

    Good news! The bolt was stripped! Left remnants of the bolt in the threads and the local hardware was open today (sunday) and had the proper tap! Flywheel off, threads cleaned out, replacing the...
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    Thanks Zed Head! I'll order some new ones and...

    Thanks Zed Head! I'll order some new ones and try to find helicoils to fix the bad guys!
    Any tips on where to get them?
    John
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    Flywheel Bolt Size and Help!

    Looks like I will need to put a helicoil in at least one of my crank/flywheel holes.
    They are not out yet, so I don't know the size and thread.
    I am sure there are lots of smart folks out there...
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