Search:

Type: Posts; User: tanny

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,381

    Thanks for the replies. I'll check the Portland...

    Thanks for the replies. I'll check the Portland people out. Maybe call them and see if they're up to the task. Tucson, where I live, doesn't have much available. Vic.
  2. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,381

    Tachometer repair

    Is there a vendor who can rebuild a 1973 240z Tachometer. Not someone who just substitutes a junkyard unit, but actually can go through the circuit board and the mechanical and repair. I vaguely...
  3. Thread: sickening

    by tanny
    Replies
    22
    Views
    1,796

    I've often wondered if parking my cars well away...

    I've often wondered if parking my cars well away from other cars(at the extreme outer limits of a parking lot) might actually invite morons to do damage because it probably makes my cars more...
  4. Thread: Bird sounds

    by tanny
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,265

    Addition to my previous message: ps The...

    Addition to my previous message:


    ps The tiger sounds must be from putting ESSO gasoline in your tank. "Put a tiger in your tank". That may date me a bit.
  5. Thread: Bird sounds

    by tanny
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,265

    Thanks for all the guesses. The sound definitely...

    Thanks for all the guesses. The sound definitely is not present when the car is stationary. If it were something hanging up on the brakes, you would think it would change tone or even stop when I...
  6. Thread: Bird sounds

    by tanny
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,265

    Bird sounds

    My 1973 Z has developed a high pitched bird like chirping that speeds up and slows down with the vehicle's speed. It sounds like it is coming from the front, passenger side area. The sound is not...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,282

    I hooked my triple webers directly from the...

    I hooked my triple webers directly from the mechanical fuel pump(which is supplied by the original electric pump on my 73). Originally I installed the pressure regulator between the mechanical pump...
  8. Replies
    132
    Views
    9,698

    aging dis-gracefully

    57 and contemplating selling the Z to pay my $450/month individual health insurance premiums. That may keep me alive for another year. Love the US healthcare system:tapemouth
  9. Thread: reciver hitch

    by tanny
    Replies
    12
    Views
    1,013

    Trailer.

    If there is not enough weight on the tongue, you will lose steering control. Really critical to have enough weight on the tongue so that there is never any lift on the rear of the car. My mother...
  10. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,604

    That's what I tell all the women.:laugh:

    That's what I tell all the women.:laugh:
  11. Replies
    0
    Views
    545

    Tucson Z mechanic

    Anyone know of a good Z mechanic in Tucson AZ capable of working on SUs to try and pass emissions? Thanks, Victor.
  12. Replies
    71
    Views
    4,528

    2006 Civic sedan, automatic. Fairly ugly generic...

    2006 Civic sedan, automatic. Fairly ugly generic car, but I actually get a hair over 40 mpg consistently(no fudging) on freeway driving with the AC on. Didn't really expect that good of mileage. ...
  13. Thread: Smog test

    by tanny
    Replies
    4
    Views
    1,084

    Smog

    Darrel,

    I moved to Tucson a couple months ago due to divorce, health, and both kids are in college now, so I headed for warmer parts. Don't know anyone here but am actually enjoying...
  14. Thread: Smog test

    by tanny
    Replies
    4
    Views
    1,084

    smog

    I'll do what I can with the roundtops. Maybe I can find a mechanic here in Tucson who is familiar with getting cars to pass the smog test. At least find someone with an exhaust analyzer and see if...
  15. Replies
    62
    Views
    7,035

    Carl

    That was a shocker. He helped me quite a bit with my Z over the years and I am really grateful. Good luck man. Victor.
  16. Thread: Smog test

    by tanny
    Replies
    4
    Views
    1,084

    Smog test

    Speaking of smog...... My 73 240z triple Webers were running rich so I was pretty certain my car would not pass the AZ smog test. Failed miserably. Unfortunately AZ only exempts pre 1966(or 1967?)...
  17. Thread: Throttle linkage

    by tanny
    Replies
    2
    Views
    1,067

    Throttle linkage

    Thanks for the heads up. Victor
  18. Thread: Throttle linkage

    by tanny
    Replies
    2
    Views
    1,067

    Throttle linkage

    I have a 1973 240z that had triple Webers on it, and I am replacing these with stock 3 screw SUs. The rod that goes from the firewall to the carbs is too short and it looks like the rod that I need...
  19. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,836

    The Z is not a particularly safe car, especially...

    The Z is not a particularly safe car, especially in a side impact crash. It is very low and light, two major factors that decrease crash survivability. The safety of a Z doesn't even come close to...
  20. Thread: Axle boots

    by tanny
    Replies
    5
    Views
    852

    Thanks for the advice everybody. I was wondering...

    Thanks for the advice everybody. I was wondering whether the clamp weighed enough to cause any significant balance problem. Don't really want to experiment and have to take the axles apart again. ...
  21. Thread: Axle boots

    by tanny
    Replies
    5
    Views
    852

    Axle boots

    I purchased some rear axle boots and they come with clamps for which I have no tool. What can I use as a clamp: hose clamp? Thanks, Victor.
  22. Replies
    6
    Views
    860

    Thanks for the pic help.

    Thanks for the pic help.
  23. Replies
    6
    Views
    860

    Looks like I didn't install the pics correctly. ...

    Looks like I didn't install the pics correctly. May need help on this.
  24. Replies
    6
    Views
    860

    510 differential?

    When I bought my 1973 240z, the PO said the differential came out of a 510. It is a 3.90. Not sure if he was positive though. Does ayone recognize the mystery diff? It is slightly lighter weight...
  25. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,221

    Yeah I'll definitely borrow a pin puller if the...

    Yeah I'll definitely borrow a pin puller if the pin doesn't come out easily. I did buy new pins and bolts. Thanks people. Victor.
Results 1 to 25 of 100
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4