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    Rewire the car? All you have to do is use a...

    Rewire the car? All you have to do is use a Tridon 34 and run a ground wire. If that's too difficult, consider selling your Z and buying a new Honda. *SMH*
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    Rewire the car? All you have to do is use a...

    Rewire the car? All you have to do is use a Tridon 34 and run a ground wire. *SMH*
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    No. Increased resistance will not cause a fuse to...

    No. Increased resistance will not cause a fuse to blow.
    Ohm's Law
    V - Voltage
    I - Current
    R - Resistance
    P - Power
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    Any way you cut it, increasing resistance will not increase current....
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    It's probably not your LEDs. Most likely, you're...

    It's probably not your LEDs. Most likely, you're using a flasher that isn't designed for LEDs. Find the Sold on LEDs thread and look at the last few posts.
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    As I described it in another forum, an essential...

    As I described it in another forum, an essential tool for working on cars.
  6. Thread: Bad air bags

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    I'm still trying to figure out why you think the...

    I'm still trying to figure out why you think the corporation is soulless. What you do mean? Are they evil? They are trying to manage risk, comply with regulations, and earn money. I doubt it was a...
  7. Thread: Bad air bags

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    You tried to assign the problem to a lack of...

    You tried to assign the problem to a lack of soul. Another poster tried to assign the problem to greed. I pointed out another pathway. If you want proof, start with this:...
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    Actually, I believe that if someone wants to...

    Actually, I believe that if someone wants to drive around at 70+ MPH unbelted in his/her car, the government should not mandate that car companies build safety cocoons to protect that idiot. The...
  9. Thread: SU Carbs.com

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    My thoughts are that Z Therapy would probably...

    My thoughts are that Z Therapy would probably have any Hitachi specific parts needed (except for floats).
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    He gets to pull his speedometer, remove the bulbs...

    He gets to pull his speedometer, remove the bulbs and do a continuity check between the G/W & R/L wires. Then with the fuse pulled, he'll do a continuity check between the G/W & R/L wires on the dash...
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    So why is there a powerful explosive in the...

    So why is there a powerful explosive in the dashboards and steering wheels of new cars? The government, in its infinite wisdom, deemed that airbags should be able to stop an unbelted 200 pound man....
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    I believe you got all of the center stack lights....

    I believe you got all of the center stack lights. I never had luck in reaching behind the speedometer & tachometer.

    To pull the speedometer & tachometer (assuming all of the fasteners are in...
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    Don't forget about the lights in the center stack...

    Don't forget about the lights in the center stack & center console.
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    The connectors for the lights are the connectors...

    The connectors for the lights are the connectors for the gauges. Then there is the socket that attaches to the back of the gauge. I would take pictures, but I'm overworked & have to fix the things my...
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    The first thing to remember when doing the...

    The first thing to remember when doing the troubleshooting online, Bruce, is the Dr. House philosophy. Patients lie. Mind you, it's lies of omission, but the person with the problem didn't say what...
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    I'm glad the good Captain got me thinking. (The...

    I'm glad the good Captain got me thinking. (The thinking part happens rarely.)

    I'm used to diagnosing long distance. The most likely problem is a short around a bulb base in the dash lights. The...
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    Check the sockets on the running lights. They are...

    Check the sockets on the running lights. They are subject to corrosion.
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    One correction to my earlier post. MSA only has...

    One correction to my earlier post. MSA only has the 240Z relay harness. You need to contact Zs-ondabrain directly to commission one for your car. It's also well less than $350.
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    Light output is directly proportional to voltage....

    Light output is directly proportional to voltage. Using really neat H4 bulbs with the old wiring is p!$$!ng your money away.
    Blackdragon Auto has a vastly inferior generic relay kit. With the kit...
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    Go to Z Car Parts.com -- Motorsport Auto -- Home...

    Go to Z Car Parts.com -- Motorsport Auto -- Home and search for the headlight relay kit. Dave Irwin designed & built them, and I have yet to read a real complaint about them.
  21. Thread: ZNationals

    by SteveJ
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    The ZNationals Car Show pictures are up. While...

    The ZNationals Car Show pictures are up. While the event is dominated by the Z32s, Z33s, and Z34s, there was a nice showing of the early Z cars. If you are in the Southeast, or if you want to take a...
  22. Thread: ZNationals

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    ZNationals Track Day photos are up at Steve's...

    ZNationals Track Day photos are up at Steve's CARtography | Combining a love of cars and photography.

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    Yes, it does. See page 14 of the owners manual. ...

    Yes, it does. See page 14 of the owners manual.


    The stock switch does pull back. Look at the parts manual at CarPartsManual.com - Online Parts Catalogs for Classic Cars. Find the turn signal...
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    I think it's time to do some reading. ...

    I think it's time to do some reading.
    http://xenons30.com/files/Owners%20Manuals/1970%20240z%20ownersmanual.pdf - Different year, same principles....
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    The Kia Sportage seals were for the doors. There...

    The Kia Sportage seals were for the doors. There are threads here that go into it.
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