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    The rotor number 1 position is @ about 9:30....

    The rotor number 1 position is @ about 9:30. Check to make sure the oil pump shaft is in the right position. The shaft feeds into the bottom of the dist and rotates it. if it is off the timing will...
  2. Thread: 4spd vs 5spd

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    Yes the 5 speed will mate to the motor from a 260...

    Yes the 5 speed will mate to the motor from a 260 auto but you will need to add the entire clutch system to the car, use a flywheel from a manual and the starter might need to be changed too (not...
  3. I loved both of those beers only one at a time, I...

    I loved both of those beers only one at a time, I never was a black and tan drinker. Now I'm a tea drinker, I know off subject and kinda wussy but I quite drinking 8 years ago and I have to have...
  4. Wow! I love the car. I have always been a big fan...

    Wow! I love the car. I have always been a big fan of the old Fords. When I was a kid my fathers boss had an old pick up from the 20's or very early 30's. I think it was an A. He would let us take it...
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    I will be 39 on the 4th of May. I had a friend...

    I will be 39 on the 4th of May.

    I had a friend when I was in the 7th or 8th grade who's mother drove a 280zx. I thought it was a really cool car at the time. Later in life we used to take the car...
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    Another benifit of the zx 5 speed is the ratio...

    Another benifit of the zx 5 speed is the ratio spread as well as the trans being stronger. I love mine but I did not care about resale but that does not matter unless you are building a trailer...
  7. A zcar in Germany! How could you not take it? IMO...

    A zcar in Germany! How could you not take it? IMO you should take it!
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    I like it, I was not a fan of the 350. Now if...

    I like it, I was not a fan of the 350. Now if they could get it down to 2400 lbs.... Nissan is going after Porsche pretty hard, first the 911 Turbo now the Boxster, I hope they don't let up.
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    I ran an early 4 speed and a 3.54 for a while. it...

    I ran an early 4 speed and a 3.54 for a while. it is about the same as a zx 5 speed and a 4.11 until you hit 5th gear. The draw back is the high revs in 4th and the big drop off between 2 and 3. The...
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    Very nice! My Z sleeps in my garage every...

    Very nice!

    My Z sleeps in my garage every night. It is down for the winter now.
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    When the car was on the stands the spring...

    When the car was on the stands the spring probably came off the perch, when you lowered the car the spring was setting up on the perch not in it. When you drove the car it worked its way back in. I...
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    Take the rear cover off the diff and look at the...

    Take the rear cover off the diff and look at the carrier, this will confirm if it is an lsd or not, you can also check the ratio stamp on the ring gear too. But if you cannot turn the wheels...
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    The r200 is strong enough but you should run a 4...

    The r200 is strong enough but you should run a 4 pinion lsd for the most strength.
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    The 3.9 r200 are easy to find but do require some...

    The 3.9 r200 are easy to find but do require some part changes to fit it in. The 4:11 r180 from the 200sx and pick-up truck are easy to find too and do not require any mods, just bolt it in. I...
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    IMO you can save $ by buying an L28 and getting...

    IMO you can save $ by buying an L28 and getting a 5 speed from a N/A 81-83 zx. Take L28 short block and the head from your car. If you have the flattop su's get rid of them and buy some Ztherapy...
  16. I do not have one personally but my girl friend's...

    I do not have one personally but my girl friend's father does. His is about 10' wide all together so the space left over will be tight in your garage, 24' deep is plenty of room, he has a door in...
  17. Thread: ROTA wheels

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    Look at www.hybridz.org for info on the RB and...

    Look at www.hybridz.org for info on the RB and RB-R wheels. There are hundreds and hundreds of post about them and info on group buys too. For what it is worth I am getting a set of them (16x8 +10).
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    For street driving you would not gain from disc...

    For street driving you would not gain from disc over properly set up drums. They do look better though. I would not do it unless you go to a set up like the AZC Willwood's.
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    15x7 Volk TE37's, 0 offset, with 225/50 tires....

    15x7 Volk TE37's, 0 offset, with 225/50 tires. Super light wheels and there are still a good amount of 225/50/15's out there. The lighter the wheels the better the feel of the car is imo. With a good...
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    Get the 5 speed from a zx 81-83, the ratios are...

    Get the 5 speed from a zx 81-83, the ratios are close and the 5th is the lowest and it is stronger than the 5 speeds from the 280z's. Worth the effort? Yes. I did it for the close ratio aspect and...
  21. More than a 4.5" back space and you will need...

    More than a 4.5" back space and you will need coilovers. more than 4.5" of front space and you will need to roll your fenders or go to flares. So an 8"x17" wheel would be the biggest you...
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    Back to the issue of America loosing its economic...

    Back to the issue of America loosing its economic power due to the importing of cars (and other goods). America has its hands in the profiteering off of other countries too. American mining companies...
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    Z's are the car that took America by storm and...

    Z's are the car that took America by storm and started the Japanese invasion. Driving a vintage Z is a great advertisement for the Japanese car market, it builds nostalgia and brand recognition and...
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    For the last year I have been autoxing a 240 with...

    For the last year I have been autoxing a 240 with 3.1 stroker. The guy that ownes the car has been running it on the street and the course since the mid 90's. He used the N42 block and an N42 head....
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    The E-88 with big valves will not work on the 240...

    The E-88 with big valves will not work on the 240 block, the valves will hit the cylinder walls. My 7-71 had an e-31. I see no reason not to go with the 31, the compression will go up a bit and on a...
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