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  1. We might hope that it will be put on their Web...

    We might hope that it will be put on their Web Site - at some point in the future. I have no idea how to get that channel on our cable network.. I sure don't get it now.. LOL
    the owner of 89 was...
  2. Thread: Hls30-00456

    by Carl Beck
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    Other than having it listed - it has passed...

    Other than having it listed - it has passed though at least 3 previous owners over the years. Late owner was listed in Syc. N.Y. It would take a lot to haul all that off.. Original engine was...
  3. So - "Kobe Beef" wants more information about...

    So - "Kobe Beef" wants more information about Richie and Eiji. Sorry, but that just struck me as funny… LOL

    I do agree - that Richie should have been introducing himself - as lots of us know...
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    Hi George - always good to hear that there are...

    Hi George - always good to hear that there are honest people out there selling they cars. If you don't mind sharing - what is the VIN on that Z? {I try to keep track of how many are still in...
  5. Thread: My New 240Z

    by Carl Beck
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    What is the VIN on the car? Looks like a 1972...

    What is the VIN on the car? Looks like a 1972 to me..
    Any pictures of the Dash/Center console?

    Is it an A/T car?
  6. http://www.pegasusautoracing.com/productselection....

    http://www.pegasusautoracing.com/productselection.asp?Product=3810&utm_souce=Google&utm_medium=CSE&utm_term=29709&utm_campaign=CSE&gdftrk=gdfV25409_a_7c2692_a_7c10048_a_7c29709&gclid=CMf2n8PkkcACFcZQ7...
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    Watching the Youtube video linked below - near...

    Watching the Youtube video linked below - near the end you can see a couple of Mr. Matsuo's original drawings - lead pencil drawing is shown the middle of the three.. That was drawn using a Fairlady...
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    I talked to Les a couple weeks ago - be aware...

    I talked to Les a couple weeks ago - be aware that if you need Red Seat Upholstery - at present they do NOT come with the correct original Silver or Nickel color air vents. Some were made with brass...
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    Hi Like: Once you start to drive a Datsun 240Z -...

    Hi Like:
    Once you start to drive a Datsun 240Z - you are hooked for life. Nothing else is quite the same, nor quite as much fun. They are a great Sports/GT - as I am sure you will realize.

    I...
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    Hi Chris; That is one of the earlier drawings....

    Hi Chris;
    That is one of the earlier drawings. We would have to find a clear copy of the original to see if Mr. Matsuo's initials or signature are on it.

    Mr. Matsuo brought his original hand...
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    Not everyone "needs" performance tires. Good "S"...

    Not everyone "needs" performance tires. Good "S" or "H" speed rated tires will do just fine for most street driven 240Z's - and there are still enough of them out there in the sizes needed for a 5.5"...
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    The exception here is - pop-up pistons. If you...

    The exception here is - pop-up pistons. If you are running them - you MUST index the plugs. You don't want the piston peaks smashing the spark plug gap closed. LOL

    FWIW,
    Carl B.
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    That is an interesting interpretation with a...

    That is an interesting interpretation with a slightly more modern Twist. Also looks like the work was done with a lot of care.

    I think the original CinderZ was much closer to Mr. Matsuo's...
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    If it is fiberglass - it should be easy to grind...

    If it is fiberglass - it should be easy to grind it off.
    Carl B.
  15. Dale - that 71 in Pensacola sold quickly - as it...

    Dale - that 71 in Pensacola sold quickly - as it should have at $7K. Seller said that the dash was great - if it was - crack free and damage free - the Dash was worth $2K.

    Good to know about Z met...
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    Most Vintage Air Dealers - are Custom Car / Hot...

    Most Vintage Air Dealers - are Custom Car / Hot Rod Shops. They install these systems all the time. I would recommend talking to them before you do anything.

    I installed a Vintage Air System in my...
  17. All of this would concern me: Missing all...

    All of this would concern me:
    Missing all Emblems
    Painted bumpers
    Dash Cap
    Door panels are rough..
    Diamond Vinyl covered up on trans. tunnel
    Seats look pretty beat up
    Choke Knob missing
    Tail...
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    It is likely that the original spacers are still...

    It is likely that the original spacers are still there. I've only seen a few of them that were broken or falling out on disassembly. Had to pry most of the old one's out - before replacing them.
    ...
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    I think everyone knows how hard - if not...

    I think everyone knows how hard - if not impossible - it is to get the Air Injection Tubes out of the exhaust manifold - without cutting them off etc. I soaked the flair nuts down with Kroil - for a...
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    IMHO - anyone working on these old cars - should...

    IMHO - anyone working on these old cars - should have a supply of Kroil Penetrating Oil in their garage. While ATF/Acetone may indeed work a bit better - I don't like the thought of using Acetone on...
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    Speaking of Brake Lines and the old flair nuts on...

    Speaking of Brake Lines and the old flair nuts on them. . . .It is time to recommend getting a set of IRWIN Vice Grips, which have a great head for holding Flair Nuts without rounding them off. These...
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    Edited…Oops.."never mind" - answered my own...

    Edited…Oops.."never mind" - answered my own question..
    Carl
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    More or less - I loosen the nuts on the ends of...

    More or less - I loosen the nuts on the ends of the spindle pins as well - makes the strut assembly easier to drop down. I also loosen the top nut on the strut rod a bit - while it is still secured...
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    For Krist's sake - would someone at Nissan HQ -...

    For Krist's sake - would someone at Nissan HQ - please give that 16 year old, abused and now tired Vintage Z Press Car - the much needed "refresh" so apparently commented on - in the stories that...
  25. Thread: Hls30-00502

    by Carl Beck
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    Subject Line say's #502, but the voice on the...

    Subject Line say's #502, but the voice on the video says #504? Which is it?

    Carl B.
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