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    Great racing at a magnificent track. How...

    Great racing at a magnificent track.
    How modified are the Zs for this level of racing?
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    Video: My 260 Z at Bathurst Easter 2012

    Thanks for the nice comments.

    Bathurst is 3 and a half days drive from Perth towing the Z and doing about 600 miles a day. I enjoyed it so much that I will be going back again this Easter.
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    I also had a very unfortunate engine rebuild that...

    I also had a very unfortunate engine rebuild that used one of those MSA dampers. It had horrible vibrations from day one.

    On my recent rebuild I was persuaded to go for what I think is a BMW...
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    I could probably keep up with that! Does any...

    I could probably keep up with that!

    Does any one have any experience with QSTARZ BT-Q1000eX (10Hz) lap timer? Can it be integrated with the Go -Pro like TommoHawk describes above?
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    Chasing a Porche at Collie

    Collie is a club circuit about 200 kilometers south of Perth.

    It was a hot day, listening to the audio I can hear a miss which I think is due to fuel vapourisation. I was using an electric fuel...
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    Wow- How much fun would it be getting the Z...

    Wow- How much fun would it be getting the Z sideways in the snow?

    A hot 40 degree fuel vaporising in the Webers Christmas day in Perth.

    Merry Christmas to all.
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    View from Peter's Z

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xN8ajU6xv3M&feature=g-crec-u
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    260Z Chasing Falcon

    Had some fun at Barbagallo Raceway WA last weekend. A very wide Falcon and my cheeky mate passed after the chequered flag!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWNO3uwi_9A&feature=channel&list=UL
  9. Thread: Z Day in WA

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    Z Day in WA

    We just celebrated the annual Z Day in Western Australia (October 28th). Despite the threat of rain about 20 Zs and a handful of other classic Dattos turned out. Thanks to Peter H for the...
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    5748857489Yes. As long as you are no taller than...

    5748857489Yes. As long as you are no taller than 5'10.

    Cheers Chris
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    I am really impressed with all the supportive...

    I am really impressed with all the supportive comments and empathy articulated in this thread!
    Best wishes Chris
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    Video: My 260 Z at Bathurst Easter 2012

    http://www.classiczcars.com/forums/vbtube/upload/thumb_link/752_4350.jpg 260ZDatsun at Bathurst Easter 2012 Bathurst is the iconic Australain road race circuit. The following is from Wikipedia.
    The...
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    Hi Registering an expression of interest very...

    Hi
    Registering an expression of interest very early helped. Link to acouple of laps below.



    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/xObYqNs4Q0Q" frameborder="0"...
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    Yes that is me in the clip. Bathurst is...

    Yes that is me in the clip.

    Bathurst is Australia's most challenging race circuit. Normally it is a public road. Every year in October a 100km event is held for V8 supercars. Few events are held...
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    Some more...

    Some more photos52922529235292452925529265292752928529295293052931
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    Bathurst Motor Festival Easter 2012

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    Z for me. It is only Alfa Romeo driving...

    Z for me. It is only Alfa Romeo driving hairdressers that calla Z a Zee.
  18. Thread: broken piston

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    Piston Broke

    This is a problem that affects many Z owners.
    Cheers Chris
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    After trying the many of the solutions mentioned...

    After trying the many of the solutions mentioned in this and the other thread on the suject I found that the problem went away after I fitted a front spoiler.
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    There is a very active level of club level...

    There is a very active level of club level motorsport with Zeds here in Western Australia as well as a few very quick ones (unfortunately mine is not one of the quick ones!).

    Recently 2 Zeds from...
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    The temptation to make a totally unhelpful...

    The temptation to make a totally unhelpful comment but one that I would think outrageously funny is almost too great.

    Suggest that you get it on hoist and look for any play or movement. Sometimes...
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    Urethane Steering Coupler Failure

    On the weekend one of our Z racers had a fairly new urethane coupler fail on a hill climb track. Essentially it split and half the donut between 2 of the 4 holes fell out.

    Has anyone else had...
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    Race it. Go for period mods like triple Webers. ...

    Race it. Go for period mods like triple Webers. Once you restore it all you can do is wash it all the time, look at it and **** yourself if you think it is going to rain!
  24. I recommend the Bathurst vid to all. The track...

    I recommend the Bathurst vid to all. The track is Australias most challenging track and watching Tommo's Z go around is awesome.

    What is not outlined here is the logistical difficulty of getting...
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    I now have some answers to questions asked...

    I now have some answers to questions asked earlier.

    Bore is 88.5, Stroke 73.7 Swept cc 453.4 total 2720cc

    Compression 10.2 - 1

    I have had it on the Dyno and as predicted it is running out of...
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