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  1. All I can say is WOW! Those are nice. Wish I...

    All I can say is WOW! Those are nice. Wish I needed new lights!
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    Why all the repairs on an already gel-coated or...

    Why all the repairs on an already gel-coated or painted body? Still, price is low for what it is...

    Would be a very cool project. Might even be able to get money invested in completing...
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    I could be wrong, but I don't think heat will...

    I could be wrong, but I don't think heat will soften epoxy/glass fiber PCB's, because the epoxy has been cross-linked. That doesn't mean you can't use other plastic to do the same thing, just...
  4. Does the LSD make the steering wheel force harder...

    Does the LSD make the steering wheel force harder on the corners? That concern is what's kept me from doing it, in case my bride drives the car...
  5. Thread: Rear hatch seals

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    I have the Vintage Rubber inner hatch seal and it...

    I have the Vintage Rubber inner hatch seal and it worked fine. I still have to install the one-piece outer hatch seal, but can tell it's an improvement over the original three piece seals.
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    Canadian Christmas? How about the Canadian Club!

    Canadian Christmas? How about the Canadian Club!
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    As I'm fond of saying: "Good judgment comes from...

    As I'm fond of saying: "Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from poor judgment".

    Looking backward, I must be very experienced... :)
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    Elbow grease! (and any good abrasive polish...

    Elbow grease! (and any good abrasive polish compound)...
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    I had these same louvers on my 1st Z and that's...

    I had these same louvers on my 1st Z and that's the correct key. You should be able to make a key pretty easily.
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    Black oxide coating was original. You can order...

    Black oxide coating was original. You can order them, or use gun bluing to oxide color steel screws.
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    Bumpers? Cool! I need a new rear center...

    Bumpers? Cool!
    I need a new rear center section, and my neighbor's Z could use a new front.
  12. Thread: I spy a Z car.

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    Yep that's the car I saw. Being able to look at...

    Yep that's the car I saw. Being able to look at it several times over, I agree it does look like a Triumph Spitfire.
  13. Thread: I spy a Z car.

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    I was watching the movie "Constantine" the other...

    I was watching the movie "Constantine" the other day. When he goes to Hell, he is walking across the top of a row of cars. One of them looked like a battered S30 Z.
  14. As you surmised, a less than smooth idle is a...

    As you surmised, a less than smooth idle is a typical compromise you expect when using a higher performance cam. How bad is the idle? Just a bit rough or loping?

    Also, the previous question...
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    Nice job! I'm impressed. Much better results...

    Nice job! I'm impressed.

    Much better results than my first try at painting a 1953 Willys jeep! Better than my 2nd and last try painting a 1970's NOVA when I was in college as well. :)
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    Nice looking Z! IF you need any technical help,...

    Nice looking Z! IF you need any technical help, there a quite a few of us classic Z owners in the bay area.

    You might want to check out ZONC, (Z Owners of Northern California). It's a club for...
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    Sticky: Nice pics Andreas!

    Nice pics Andreas!
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    Sticky: Drove the Z from the SF peninsula to Inverness in...

    Drove the Z from the SF peninsula to Inverness in Tomales Bay to attend a dinner. Lovely coastal area, curvy roads through forest and coastal scrub.
    This morning we drove out into Point Reyes...
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    Will do. At least it's not over-heating. :)

    Will do. At least it's not over-heating. :)
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    OK, I verified that I do have oil over 12 psi oil...

    OK, I verified that I do have oil over 12 psi oil pressure at idle when hot, even when the dash gage indicates zero, so all is good.

    However....this weekend, when travelling down hill on a cool,...
  21. Imitation is the greatest form of flattery...

    Imitation is the greatest form of flattery...
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    Lead acid from Auto Zone for last 4 years with...

    Lead acid from Auto Zone for last 4 years with reversed terminals. Still working fine.
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    All the advice in the posts above is good. Find...

    All the advice in the posts above is good. Find a Z with minimal rust. These cars had virtually no rust-proofing, so a small amount of visible rust is usually hiding a bigger problem...While some...
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    Congrats!

    Congrats!
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    Nice!

    Nice!
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