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    I just got done reading this thread in it's...

    I just got done reading this thread in it's entirety and WOW, very nice job Rich. This just might be enough to inspire me to finish up my own refreshtoration. I'm sorry I missed out on the auction...
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    Beautiful job Eric. Thanks for sharing the...

    Beautiful job Eric. Thanks for sharing the process. Your comments brought back memories of crushing my thumb with a ballistic piston. Even though I knew beforehand to watch out for that based on...
  3. Great parts, nice guy, but don't expect much in...

    Great parts, nice guy, but don't expect much in the way of responsiveness. Go into it assuming it will take 3-6 months from your first inquiry to getting your parts. At least that was my experience.
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    Long time no chat

    I just wanted to say hi to all my long time Z friends. I think it's been nearly 6mo since I visited the site. Work and school have kept me extra busy with little time for extracurricular activities....
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    Sounds like a blast. I wish I could be there too...

    Sounds like a blast. I wish I could be there too but the Z is still not back together. Parts delays, work, school and home maintenance are all working against me. Damnit! I'll get this friggin car...
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    Nice find! Congrats. Good thing I didn't see it...

    Nice find! Congrats. Good thing I didn't see it on Craigslist or wherever you found it, otherwise my 4runner would be out in the cold. I picked up my 4/73 one owner car in the Bay Area as well. It...
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    I'm sure you'll find an owner for it pretty quick...

    I'm sure you'll find an owner for it pretty quick around here depending on what you're asking for it. We have a classified section that would be the most appropriate place to sell your wares. Thanks...
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    Nice work Dave. Your level of innovation is very...

    Nice work Dave. Your level of innovation is very inspiring. I was actually pondering what a nicely done custom semi-stealth fiberglass quarter rear speaker panel might look like and now I know. Let...
  9. Thread: broken piston

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    If I recall correctly, broken ring lands are...

    If I recall correctly, broken ring lands are often caused by excessive pinging or pre-ignition.
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    Not something I would choose for my own Z, but...

    Not something I would choose for my own Z, but very impressive work nonetheless. Nice job. Now all you need is proximity alarm, a pitbull, 357 mag, and locking car cover to keep it from disappearing....
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    This has been covered ad nauseum. A search of the...

    This has been covered ad nauseum. A search of the archives will get you the info you're looking for. Search for keywords honda, motor, fan, blower
  12. The electric fuel pumps found on the 73 and 74...

    The electric fuel pumps found on the 73 and 74 cars are but one of a series of potential modifications designed to address issues with vapor lock, and/or percolation due to heat soak in the...
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    Pacers are so ugly and unusual they're actually...

    Pacers are so ugly and unusual they're actually kind of cool, but yeah, I get what you mean. :)
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    Poll: I got home from a trip today and there was a gift...

    I got home from a trip today and there was a gift waiting for me by the door. Woohoo! Thanks Arne for all your hard work on this. I'm going to put mine in storage until I decide whether I'm going to...
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    Beat me to it. I'd rather replace nrake pads than...

    Beat me to it. I'd rather replace nrake pads than a clutch anyway, especially if I have to pay someone else to do it.
  16. Nice work man! I wish I had the time and patience...

    Nice work man! I wish I had the time and patience for something like this. I've subscribed to this thread to follow your work and look forward to seeing your progress.
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    Why ask for this information when it was readily...

    Why ask for this information when it was readily available on your door plate? Did you have some reason to doubt this info?
  18. Carl, I may have that Ski Rack Adapter along with...

    Carl, I may have that Ski Rack Adapter along with the original installation instructions you're missing. I'll see if I can find it in the stash and post some pics when I get some time.
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    Looks to be a pretty nice car overall and I...

    Looks to be a pretty nice car overall and I believe $4000 is fair for a nearly original 260z with little to no rust. The undercarriage looks pristine and I"m sure there are plenty of buyers who will...
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    Have you looked at the info plate on the door...

    Have you looked at the info plate on the door jamb, or is the reason you're asking because that plate is missing?
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    Aw man that really sucks. That is definitely not...

    Aw man that really sucks. That is definitely not the kind of "genious" you need helping you work on your car. I hope you withheld the beer you brought down for him and chugged it yourself to help you...
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    Here's some pretty good images of my original, in...

    Here's some pretty good images of my original, in excellent condition butterscotch panels and vinyl. The one exception is the rear panels that have been cut out for speakers by the PO. I would like...
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    The Z31 uses a half-shaft with CV joints and an...

    The Z31 uses a half-shaft with CV joints and an integrated diff side stub that mates with the R200 and is not compatible with the R180. The other end on the wheel side uses two different flanges and...
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    Most likely a 3.70. I just grabbed one from an 85...

    Most likely a 3.70. I just grabbed one from an 85 ZXT 5spd, and there was an 87 Auto with a 3.70 as well. I'm no expert on Z31s but this is what I saw. BTW, you can look on the data plate in the...
  25. I believe that's actually the later replacement...

    I believe that's actually the later replacement style. The early ones didn't have the snowman shape on the left for lack of a better description.
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