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    Got the floats all dialed in...fairly easy and...

    Got the floats all dialed in...fairly easy and quick job....if you have Keith's optical gauge. Took my first drive. YEE HAH! All the stumble at 1800 and 2700 rpm are gone. Who'd a thunk a simple...
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    I just got Keith's optical gauge and measured all...

    I just got Keith's optical gauge and measured all carbs twice. They are all way low: the front and middle are 3mm-4mm low and the rear is 3mm low. My tomorrow's project will be futzing with the...
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    Did you bleed the line? A couple of air bubbles...

    Did you bleed the line? A couple of air bubbles will compress easily and give you the feel you are getting, plus the clutch won't disengage. I installed a new master a couple of years ago. ...
  4. summitracing.com has a few choices. Search under...

    summitracing.com has a few choices. Search under exhaust tips on the site. part EVT19 is one choice. Your setup is exactly what I have been running for a few years now.
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    Jeff, I lived in Pinckney, MI and worked in Ann...

    Jeff,
    I lived in Pinckney, MI and worked in Ann Arbor from 1980 till 1993. Kept the Z garaged in winter to protect it from the salt. In 1972-1974 I lived in Port Huron and had a new '72 240, that...
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    Triple Weber Install

    I always wanted to put triple Webers with braided SS fuel lines on my late 260Z (11/74) (original owner). I have been running í72 SUís since the early 80ís which eliminated the dreaded vapor lock of...
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    I am returning the Mallory to Summit as...

    I am returning the Mallory to Summit as apparently the module is defective. I talked with MSA tech and did a test on the module which concluded I got a POS. Too much hassle for the $$ spent and the...
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    A PM from Mike W suggested removng the blue wire...

    A PM from Mike W suggested removng the blue wire from the coil as that what worked for his late 260. Tried it with no success. Usually with electrical stuff like this it's something simple/stupid. ...
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    Continuing: With ignition ON I am getting 12V to...

    Continuing: With ignition ON I am getting 12V to the coil and (+) ballast and about 6V through the ballast.
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    No spark! Fired up the Webers with the OEM dizzy...

    No spark! Fired up the Webers with the OEM dizzy and engine ran fine with the usual carb tuning and tweaky stuff. Put in the new Mallory dizzy w/ new spark plug wires. Connected according to...
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    Thanks for the feedback. The blue wire already...

    Thanks for the feedback. The blue wire already is connected to the (-) side of coil. I followed it on the wiring diagram and as you say it is a branched circuit with one going to the ignition...
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    Mallory Unilite Distributor Wiring

    I'm installing a Mallory Unilite dizzy w/ mechanical advance to complement my new triple Webers. My OEM dizzy had two wires (blue and black) that apparently went to the electronic ignition module. ...
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    Feelin' Some of Your Early Pains

    5283652837Got my manifolds all nicely installed and the steering knunkle back together that I had to take apart to make room for the exhaust header. Went to install the first carb and the studs on...
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    Boy, Zedyone, you do have a fug snit between the...

    Boy, Zedyone, you do have a fug snit between the air horns and the strut! Just tested the fit on my late 260 and there must be 6 inches to the strut. Got the manifolds installed today. New studs...
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    Small detail that you'll get to, but take some...

    Small detail that you'll get to, but take some acetone and a rag and get that bright blue marking paint off the top of each carb. Comes off easily. Unsrewed my old manifold studs today...piece of...
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    Looks great..........now I'm starting mine. Are...

    Looks great..........now I'm starting mine. Are you going with the stock distributer with vacuum disconnected? I'm lookng at the Mallory w/ mechanical advance ($400 from Summit; $500 from MSA) Got...
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    My Webers are due to arrive in a few days from...

    My Webers are due to arrive in a few days from MSA (even on SALE!). Been pondering this for some time and have stacks of copies of threads from this and other websites. Lots of good feedback,...
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    I think they misstated the engine as a 2.8L. To...

    I think they misstated the engine as a 2.8L. To command $11K one would have to thoroughly look at it to make sure the 35K miles are right. It looks a bit more worn than the mileage would indicate....
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    Mike. W, Thanks for the reply....and the pics. ...

    Mike. W,
    Thanks for the reply....and the pics. Lotsa SS braided under your hood! I'm also going to go with the screen/mesh air filters or socks on the air horns. Don't want to clutter up the...
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    Great write up! I am planning to install triple...

    Great write up! I am planning to install triple Webers in my late 260. Currently running '72 round top SU's. Have a pile of threads from this and other websites on issues, problems and...
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