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    I did this conversion in 2002 and have been using...

    I did this conversion in 2002 and have been using a electric pump from a RX-7 non injected car. Have never had any issues with vapor lock or any problem for that matter. I eliminated the mechanical...
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    One additional thing to think about is bump...

    One additional thing to think about is bump stops. Especially if you decide to lower the front end. The ones available now are urethane and not vary hard . So if you do bottom out it is not harsh. ...
  3. The sudden death of my closest friend Enrique Scanlon (EScanlon)

    I don't know of a better place to post this , because I know many of you know Enrique on this site. He and I met through this vary site 13 years back and have been close friends since. Enrique has...
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    I have never had a over heating problem in my 240...

    I have never had a over heating problem in my 240 but I have always made sure the coolant was up to date and clean. Even my ZX engine stayed cool with the old 240 radiator in traffic at 104* temps. ...
  5. engine wont start

    If it were a vacuum leak that kept the engine from starting it would have to be massive. Also if it were a vacuum leak, with the choke full on it should still start.
    If all is as you claim here,...
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    Jeff, for several years I was loaning these tools...

    Jeff, for several years I was loaning these tools to Z drivers here on this web site. In fact I sent the drawings to Zhome and they have them on the site for down load. The first pullers were made...
  7. Hi Mark, Just try this, Pull the choke to full...

    Hi Mark, Just try this, Pull the choke to full on. DO NOT TOUCH THE THROTTLE. The engine should fire right up. The clicking sound, could it be coming from under the dash on the passenger side. If...
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    For anyone that is interested in this thread. ...

    For anyone that is interested in this thread. Greased washers instead of
    using a bearing IS A WAIST OF TIME. Also pulling these pins is not always
    possible , some are so rusted in place that a...
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    On your newly rebuilt engine , I personally would...

    On your newly rebuilt engine , I personally would use synthetic and with it it is not necessary
    to add the zink. I use Valvoline Racing because my engine has about 60k on it or I would be
    using...
  10. I would drop it in as is. One thing though,...

    I would drop it in as is. One thing though, remove the valve cover and have look at the cam and all the parts. It should be vary clean if a fresh rebuild.
    As easy as it is to remove the engine...
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    I used the stainless carriage bolts along time...

    I used the stainless carriage bolts along time ago but now have the euro in front. I second the
    chrome company DENVER BUMPER WORKS! I shipped my rear bumper to them and they did
    fantastic work....
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    $25.00 you will find is CHEEP the ones I was...

    $25.00 you will find is CHEEP the ones I was loaning out were selling on ebay for around
    $100.00 . That is for the final design. Remember that to use polly bushings you must either
    spread the...
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    A couple of things. I STRONGLY advise NOT...

    A couple of things. I STRONGLY advise NOT pulling the oil pan , unless it is leaking. If the engine has been cared for properly,
    routine oil changes ect. There is no need to pull the pan. You...
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    Not long ago I helped a guy with his Z that sat...

    Not long ago I helped a guy with his Z that sat for 12 years. Pulled the plugs and shot some ATF in the holes and let it set for over night. Changed the oil and filter , put it in gear and rocked...
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    You can rebuild your old clutch fan . The roar...

    You can rebuild your old clutch fan . The roar of the flex fan is obnoxiousness aside from the fact that they are dangerous on a
    hi reving engine.
  16. Thread: Shocks

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    It's been a while since I have posted here. ...

    It's been a while since I have posted here.
    The struts that I have are KYB G-2. I am vary satisfied with the ride. It is firm but not harsh, I also am running
    Euro stage l springs that I...
  17. If you have the place to store the parts. Both...

    If you have the place to store the parts. Both front fenders with the head light scoops.
    The hood if it is not damaged badly in the leading edge area. Hatch glass and door glass , both are NLA. ...
  18. What you can be looking at is pulling the tranny...

    What you can be looking at is pulling the tranny and replacing the flywheel. If you don't get the correct specs. for the teeth to properly mesh it will eat it's self.
    Like the man said "cluge".
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    Phil, you are going to love your ZX Turbo they...

    Phil, you are going to love your ZX Turbo they can be rocket ships. You said that you were not sure if it was a factory engine or not. Look at the numbers cast in the head. If is a P-90 or P-90A...
  20. If you have fuel overflowing out of the carbs. it...

    If you have fuel overflowing out of the carbs. it is because the float shutoff has failed. Now this failure could be caused from excessive fuel pressure. Yes there is a fuel recovery/return to the...
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    they were not available over 7 years ago. What...

    they were not available over 7 years ago. What makes you think you can buy some know? The best you can hope for is to find a set in a Z in a bone yard somewhere. I haven't seen a early Z in a...
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    I am not sure what you have done. The cylinder...

    I am not sure what you have done. The cylinder thing is a capacitor for static suppression for your radio. The White/red stripe is the power lead, +. My Z is in storage and away form my home at...
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    That's a hell of a deal ! I paid $50.00 plus...

    That's a hell of a deal ! I paid $50.00 plus shipping over 10 years ago. Just be sure to up grade the headlight wiring with the relay system or you will fry the fuse box and or combo switch. ...
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    Scott, just wet the gasket well with windex or...

    Scott, just wet the gasket well with windex or soap and everything will slide right in. Mine was a tight fit. The only caution that I have is that the frame is fragile so be careful. The ends are...
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    dcruz, I replaced my floor pan in my 240Z and...

    dcruz, I replaced my floor pan in my 240Z and used the pans form Zedd findings. Charley Osborne makes them. I understand that there is someone else using his name but makes a inferior product. ...
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