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  1. One year update: I reinstalled the OEM electric...

    One year update: I reinstalled the OEM electric fuel pump. I've been getting some fuel starvation and possible vapor lock this summer. After hard acceleration through the gears, once in 4th it...
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    Read my thread as a reference "Remove/replace...

    Read my thread as a reference "Remove/replace fuel tank" from last month. I used Performance Radiator, I think they are a national chain. $165 and they do a thorough job, even banged out a dent I...
  3. Thread: Fog Lamps

    by rocketdog
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    I put Cibie Series 95 driving lights above the...

    I put Cibie Series 95 driving lights above the bumper way back in the late 70's when I lived in the boonies of Wyoming. They are halogen.....fairly new lights back then... so I could see the...
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    Removing/installing fuel tank

    I have been getting lots of crud in the fuel filter requiring a change every several hundred miles. So after 40 years the tank needed cleaning. I downloaded the Z Tech Tips for tank removal from...
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    Dropped the fuel/amp gauge off at Z Car Source...

    Dropped the fuel/amp gauge off at Z Car Source (they are available via the web) in Phoenix. They recommended doing a rebuild to assure compatibility with the wiring versus buying a used unit. They...
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    fuel gauge/sending unit

    I dropped my gas tank for cleaning. The fuel gauge hasn't worked in a while. Checking the sending unit I'm getting ohm readings close to spec plus fluctuation from full to empty. Back at the tank...
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    I am a wood worker as well as Z owner. This...

    I am a wood worker as well as Z owner. This looks really cool. Think I'll order it.

    One of the big problems with multiple hobbies as wood working, home renovation projects, my wife's kilns for...
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    Triple Webers

    Triple Webers
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    Installed the mirrors per instructions and they...

    Installed the mirrors per instructions and they look great. The connection point is extremely strong. The screw goes through the plastic insert which increases the grip. These are very solid...
  10. took out the electrical pump and checked the...

    took out the electrical pump and checked the filter. Sloshed it around in gas and some crud came out but not enough to plug it. It's the original so 39 years......... Blew dry it with compressed...
  11. Success! Banjo screens clean. Disconnected the...

    Success! Banjo screens clean. Disconnected the fuel line at the electric pump and the mechanical pump and blew out the line....just in case. Then connected the outlet from the fuel filter directly...
  12. Fuel starved-can OEM electric pump block flow?

    The 260 has run fine (triple Webers) though infrequently. Drove fine last week. Today after hard starting (usual if it sits awhile) it ran rough then died. Lots of cranking and a few coughs of...
  13. Thread: Help buzzer

    by rocketdog
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    yeah, unplug the sumbitch! I dumped all the Fed...

    yeah, unplug the sumbitch! I dumped all the Fed imposed crap decades ago: seat belt warning including under seat sensor, ignition interlock and other junk. Car still starts and runs...
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    Whoa! After years? Decades? I finally see a...

    Whoa! After years? Decades? I finally see a mirror that really looks and performs great. Most mirrors offered by MSA and others are crap. Think I got mine at Checkers (O'Rielly) after I had the...
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    Fuel Pump for Triple Webers

    I know there's lots of threads about this...and I think I've read them all. I installed my triples last year and decided to keep the stock mechanical fuel pump. It puts out quite adequate volume...
  16. Poll: I think the interior has a lot to say about what...

    I think the interior has a lot to say about what color the exterior should be. It's far eaiser to change the paint color than the interior. I personally like the blue with a white interior, but...
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    I've been in many car shows over the past 6-7...

    I've been in many car shows over the past 6-7 years and so many of them are full of the Detroit iron. Most times I'm the only Z in the show among a few other sports cars. I enjoy the conversations...
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    Been gone a while and just saw this tread...What...

    Been gone a while and just saw this tread...What a "barn" find! Like the car has been frozen in time. Definitely a lot of maintenance things to do as outlined by the forum. You'll never make it a...
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    I had similar problems with the Unilite I...

    I had similar problems with the Unilite I installed after I installed the Webers. Got totally frustrated and worked with an MSA tech and we figured out it was defective. It was Summit purchase so...
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    I just put Webers on my 260. Read my write up...

    I just put Webers on my 260. Read my write up under S30 carburetors: Triple Weber Install. They are pricey but no where near the monsterous finicky things some have made them out to be. You just...
  21. I just bought the chrome finishing piece from MSA...

    I just bought the chrome finishing piece from MSA last year: $28 for one! But I've been looking for one since I redid the interior years ago and the original got conveniently lost and then found but...
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    In my earlier reply hiking/camping outdoor stores...

    In my earlier reply hiking/camping outdoor stores have different widths of typically black webbing used for daypack and backpack belts and straps. The 2" can actually be seat belt webbing. ...
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    Most hiking/camping outdoor stores carry webbing...

    Most hiking/camping outdoor stores carry webbing on spools that can be cut to length in 2", 1 1/2", 1" and 3/4". They also have climb-spec webbing (thicker and rated to hang your life on it). They...
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    No lock washers. Just installed triple webers...

    No lock washers. Just installed triple webers with new intake manifold and new intake and exhaust gasket and new studs and washers....no lock washers...and none came off the old studs.
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    Back in the late 70's I got transferred from San...

    Back in the late 70's I got transferred from San Francisco to Rock Springs, WY. My Z was only about 3 years old then. My buddy and I decided we'd go fishing up at this lake in the mountians. The...
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