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  1. blue sea box

    Yes, I am currently doing the same project, in part because i want to bypass the dodgy old fusebox. So when i work on component of the electrical system, such as replacing the stereo or doing the...
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    the ones from Z Car Source are cheaper, only 5.50...

    the ones from Z Car Source are cheaper, only 5.50 for 10. http://www.zcarsource.com/content/p/9/pid/59805/catid/7840_8438/Interior_Rivet_74_5_78_Dark_Brown_new

    i may look for an alternate as i...
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    well, it depends on how much sound you want to...

    well, it depends on how much sound you want to deaden, i guess. If the sound deadening material is not stuck to the floor, or only stuck in some spots, you will lose or lessen the capacity to deaden...
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    looking forward to seeing it! Still on the hunt...

    looking forward to seeing it! Still on the hunt for twin stacks, let us know if you are thinking of making more...
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    Wingpro, i like the look of the pipes when they...

    Wingpro, i like the look of the pipes when they angle up: looks a little more euro-exotic if you know what I mean. Nice looking product. I am pretty committed to getting my hands on an Ansa...
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    per another recent thread bruce is no longer in...

    per another recent thread bruce is no longer in the gasket business for aircleaners...

    http://www.classiczcars.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37583

    btw, that orange looks great. now on my 'to do...
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    There may be a more elegant or comprehensive...

    There may be a more elegant or comprehensive solution, but all I did was to find the weak spots/breaks in my panels and use a good stiff mixture of a two part expoxy with a light glass cloth across...
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    big fan of the celicas. Back when i ran a 510...

    big fan of the celicas. Back when i ran a 510 with double 45 webers celicas were the real competition for us 4 cylinder datsuns. used to race them all the time. Was about to swap my 510 for a real...
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    my tabco parts were ok: but as others have noted...

    my tabco parts were ok: but as others have noted some body work is required. i had to trim my dog legs from them, and also form the sides to close the bend properly. But they are solid metal, and it...
  10. yes, it is interesting to know the history of...

    yes, it is interesting to know the history of your car. In my case i was lucky enough to buy it from essentially the first owner. His son in law sold it to me but it has never been registered in...
  11. I am in the local market for triple webers: if i...

    I am in the local market for triple webers: if i see any from a seller I don't know I will forward the info, though I suspect it unlikely they would cross the border to bc. but i will keep an eye...
  12. there is a bit of a debate about changing the oil...

    there is a bit of a debate about changing the oil after a sea foam experience. my own view is that it can't hurt to have clean oil so i would recommend it. The carbon and other residues freed up by...
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    hmm, well i could take a pic of my 260 one...

    hmm, well i could take a pic of my 260 one installed but it is a 2/2 and so different design. not sure it would help. my original was a single piece, but the replacement is not.
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    Hi dave! thanks for your commitment to the zed...

    Hi dave! thanks for your commitment to the zed community!

    I will take one of your diff mounts for my 74 260 2/2. I am in canada (at V9C 2N9, victoria BC), so will pay the shipping extras. have...
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    for those interested in seeing different...

    for those interested in seeing different combinations of wheels/rims there is a good thread at hybridz under the thread 'Wheel Show!" (yes, i know, they are not all stock rims :))
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    NICE JAG! My garage is less full than some of...

    NICE JAG! My garage is less full than some of yours, but it does have a 1960 Mercedes 190 D, some parts from my 1949 Studebaker, and, as of this week, my 74 260 2+2 (getting too cold to work on it...
  17. i was thinking of something like this: (maybe a...

    i was thinking of something like this: (maybe a bit pricey though, and not everyone likes billet)
  18. yes, i am in the same boat: the rubber is not...

    yes, i am in the same boat: the rubber is not good and all the metal clips have rusted out or are in poor shape. wouldn't mind seeing pics of how other people have fixed the problem. I think...
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    Sorry, I haven't checked this site for a bit. ...

    Sorry, I haven't checked this site for a bit.

    Doradox is correct in pointing out my incorrect use of the terms. My bad, but it did encourage me to further research, above and beyond the by now...
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    All right then, in summary, for those new to the...

    All right then, in summary, for those new to the joys of working on rusty old cars.

    I. Bolts (and to a lesser extent, studs) break because they are frozen into their holes, or to the nut, and...
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    there is a post here, or over at Hybridz, where...

    there is a post here, or over at Hybridz, where they put a spacer between the oil filter and the mounting block. The spacer came with a fitting on it just so you can attach a temp senser to it. ...
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    Delayed response, but yes, the carpet was factory...

    Delayed response, but yes, the carpet was factory brown. It is a one owner car so i know that the carpet is original. Will try to find a pic of it and post so you can see the old and new colours....
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    Yes, poly will squeak. The black graphite...

    Yes, poly will squeak. The black graphite impregnated ones are better than the red ones for this. I am given to believe that the zerk fittings improve things, but I wonder by how much. Reason I...
  24. Well,I like the Catera fuse box: if I can find...

    Well,I like the Catera fuse box: if I can find one local to me so I can check it out in more detail i might go that direction. Otherwise, I might take up Fastwomen on her suggestion to use the...
  25. Yes, I have been looking to upgrade my...

    Yes, I have been looking to upgrade my fuseblock/fusible links, in part to get rid of the fusible links, for the same reason you are: they are getting old and look unreliable to me. As well, though,...
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