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    Waste of time and money IMHO.

    Waste of time and money IMHO.
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    I'd go with thermal coating. Functional and looks...

    I'd go with thermal coating. Functional and looks good. This is mine :

    http://67.18.219.83/image_hosting/web_pages/Mike88se/images/ebay/09-01-10_003.jpg
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    Sold my 240 but still lurking

    I think my next car will be a 280z or a z31. I'm a non purist and if I buy a 280 it will get an L28et and a standalone engine management. The obvious benefits are that I'll have no emissions testing...
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    I just used some common rubber bushings of the...

    I just used some common rubber bushings of the appropriate size. I believe it was John Coffey who said the main point of using rubber isolators is to protect the aluminum radiator from radiator core...
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    Thanks Carl :)

    Thanks Carl :)
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    Can I get a favor?

    A z31 friend asked me to measure the hatch or the hatch glass of my car. It was a real hectic day all around and I forgot to get the measurements. Now my car is gone so I can't do it. Anybody want to...
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    Good luck and I hope things pick up soon. I have...

    Good luck and I hope things pick up soon. I have a good working radiator I'd give you if you weren't so far away :)
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    Thanks Bob. They used to use that or water back...

    Thanks Bob. They used to use that or water back before Seafoam right?
    At any rate the carbs are not gong back on the car. Since I can't seem to sell the car I'm trying to sell the carbs, motor,...
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    Thanks guys but the carbs are off so taking the...

    Thanks guys but the carbs are off so taking the car out and driving it are out. I don't think it's that serious but that's just my opinion. The motor is strong and when I last drove it I could smoke...
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    compression test results

    My car hasn't been driven very much since I bought it last November..maybe 6 times total for less than 5 miles each time. It's been driven once in the last six months...about a one mile drive.
    The...
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    I don't know anybody else here but with the guys...

    I don't know anybody else here but with the guys I came up with, turning over means the starter is turning the engine rotating assembly. If the crank ain't turning then it isn't "turning over" ;)
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    Pick-up coils are cheap and easy to replace....

    Pick-up coils are cheap and easy to replace. Measure the resistance between the green and red wire. Should be 1 to 2 ohms according to the electrical guru at HZ. I don't think it's bad from what...
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    It's going to be a fun car regardless of which...

    It's going to be a fun car regardless of which engine you use. I'd choose "none of the above" and get a turbo EFI engine. Second would be Bruce Palmer's suggestion. A well built L24 w/ triple Webers...
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    Damn...it was only 7pm when I posted so I don't...

    Damn...it was only 7pm when I posted so I don't even have an excuse lol
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    Is this the same car referenced in the original...

    Is this the same car referenced in the original post???
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    We've told you how it's supposed to be. Rotate...

    We've told you how it's supposed to be. Rotate the crank so that the pointer is at 0. Remove the valve cover and make sure the first two cam lobes are pointing up...not necessarily straight up......
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    I'm sorry...on the dizzy it's 1-5-3-6-2-4 counter...

    I'm sorry...on the dizzy it's 1-5-3-6-2-4 counter clockwise.
    The cylinders are 1 2 3 4 5 6 from front to back regardless of where you stand ;)
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    As stated previously...on the dizzy the terminal...

    As stated previously...on the dizzy the terminal nearest the radiator is #1. Going clockwise from there its #5-#3-#6-#2-#4
    The cylinders in the motor are just as you'd expect: 1-2-3-4-5-6
    If you...
  19. Thread: Appraise mine?

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    More gratuitous pics ;) ...

    More gratuitous pics ;)

    http://67.18.219.83/image_hosting/web_pages/Mike88se/images/240/09-03-10_011-t.jpg



    http://67.18.219.83/image_hosting/web_pages/Mike88se/images/240/09-03-10_012-t.jpg...
  20. Thread: Appraise mine?

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    Looks like I'll be keeping the car. Just didn't...

    Looks like I'll be keeping the car. Just didn't get the right offer on the boards and I didn't want to fool with Craigslist. I'm going to try to sell the L24, carbs, header, transmission, and gas...
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    I missed this post somehow. Thanks for the...

    I missed this post somehow. Thanks for the headsup on the Xylene and the dash. It definitely has give and no...I didn't crack it. It's actually not hard at all. I'd guess it was bought NOS to replace...
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    Damn 7 year old threads:D

    Damn 7 year old threads:D
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    Yes Chris I have. As I said, the floats are...

    Yes Chris I have. As I said, the floats are adjusted and functioning.
    Thanks for the input.
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    That's basically what I did. Depending on where...

    That's basically what I did. Depending on where the rust is and how bad it is a grinder or a wire brush cup on a drill may be faster or more suitable.
    It's a learning process for me too....
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    Are you seeking information or are you wondering...

    Are you seeking information or are you wondering if I set the floats correctly?
    DCOE40 18 brass floats. 8.5mm at the top of the stroke and 15mm at the bottom....
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