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  1. This might sound stupid , but what about the...

    This might sound stupid , but what about the effects of a bad batch of gas ?
    Your original post suggests a possibility of a winter gas issue .
    Plugs will still be brown from previous use with good...
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    '' because of a faulty ignition switch ''...

    '' because of a faulty ignition switch ''
    ??????? These switches are being turned enough by heavy key rings being jostled , thus disabling the airbag , or turning the engine off in vulnerable...
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    That ''poof'' of brown at impact is rust off of...

    That ''poof'' of brown at impact is rust off of the Belair metal - I wonder if a rust free car would do any better ?
    The lawsuit is about failed ignitions - turning off at the absolute worst time ,...
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    Yep things go wrong if it can , it will . You...

    Yep things go wrong if it can , it will .
    You should see the boat anchor of things hanging off of key rings these days !
    Nail clippers,beer bottle openers, ID tags , a dozen other non auto related...
  5. I tried that - I ground the end flat portion of...

    I tried that - I ground the end flat portion of the splined shaft 1 mm , still no go - new nos door panel, new plastic disc , nos handle.
    I've considered widening the slot of the splined shaft,...
  6. ^ Really though , he's needing it to stay ON ,...

    ^ Really though , he's needing it to stay ON , not tips and tricks for removal !
    I have the same problem , my NOS crank will not go on and stay on , and I know what I'm doing ! I have removed a ton...
  7. Not to split hairs but the assembly is actually 5...

    Not to split hairs but the assembly is actually 5 parts - keys that go into a plug assembly , which fits into a housing assembly, which turns a cam , which lastly turns the electrical switch at the...
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    Please . These complaints have been going on...

    Please . These complaints have been going on since the automobile and congestion was invented .
    Except for the bad behavior , each decade gives up a ''new'' sin - these years it's texting and...
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    Drives me nuts - absolutely no interior pics or...

    Drives me nuts - absolutely no interior pics or mention of anything really noteworthy except for the low VIN .
    Argh ......
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    I am interested in buying this setup from you as...

    I am interested in buying this setup from you as a spare . Iam running a single 2''Jag SU , pics in my gallery .
    I was talking to a fellow in Oregon when he had one for sale complete in box for 375...
  11. Thread: torched

    by Unkle
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    Along the same thinking with some North American...

    Along the same thinking with some North American ''youts'' , how about that great new ''knockout'' game ?
    Here , the hero blindsides an unsuspecting innocent person , say at a subway or sidewalk ,...
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    My guess it's the alternator bearing(s) . Hand...

    My guess it's the alternator bearing(s) . Hand check that the pulley turns smoothly without the belt installed.
    Just my brand new 2014 2 cents worth - even if Canada don't make 'em anymore !
  13. Thread: another series 1

    by Unkle
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    Love the story with the pic of fred and the car !...

    Love the story with the pic of fred and the car ! Needs to be restored with the correct factory colour . Ik ken niet slaapen - sorry for the crap spelling - parents are Dutch and only spoke hollanse...
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    Bart it is original . Yours is an early cap with...

    Bart it is original . Yours is an early cap with no handle , you even have the rubber drip strip still . Your chain is missing .
    The last pic is of the mid 71 and up replacement . :)
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    So now this car has a ''rebuilt'' status ? I...

    So now this car has a ''rebuilt'' status ?
    I guess you take real chances shipping anything .
  16. Hi Pete I'm in Victoria with a Jan 1970 build...

    Hi Pete
    I'm in Victoria with a Jan 1970 build date of 00538 !
    Where did you get yours , and can we know the VIN to see how close they are ?
  17. Thread: new keys

    by Unkle
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    firedan - why buy new locks when you just need...

    firedan - why buy new locks when you just need keys fitted to your existing locks ?
    Please just phone a decent locksmith that still does cars in your area.
    No I won't quote pricing - but one call,...
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    Thanks gents so far , is there going to be a...

    Thanks gents so far , is there going to be a difference with the plunger rod ( for
    lack of actual part name ) , and possible firewall holes ? :paranoid:
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    I don't know - I'm asking ! Research shows 8''...

    I don't know - I'm asking !
    Research shows 8'' 280 booster works without major issues maybe , but
    without really knowing . Help please ! :ermm:
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    Definitive booster info needed !

    I need the definitive answer for a brake mod that is nearly complete !
    The car : 1970 240z
    The master cylinder : Wilwood 1''
    The calipers : Toyota SW12 4x4 with stainless braided lines etc.
    The...
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    http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/rds/cto/31262168...

    http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/rds/cto/3126216840.html

    Link corrected - oops .
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    vin 128 shell + parts vancouver bc

    http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/rds/cto/3123536302.html


    Just saying ! ;)
  23. Thread: Mystery Parts...

    by Unkle
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    Those '70's caps were not ''cheap'' , the new...

    Those '70's caps were not ''cheap'' , the new ones are . If those pieces really are cap parts, where's the round housing , springs , and other stuff ?
    I wish they still made the better quality stuff...
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    : Jack , your 14 year old knows your website...

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    Jack , your 14 year old knows your website password.........:ermm:
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    LOL OK 120 then . On the octane statement , I did...

    LOL OK 120 then . On the octane statement , I did say the correct(right) octane ( for the motor's current setup ) , not higher rating .
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