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  1. interesting post - but i'm still a little fuzzy...

    interesting post - but i'm still a little fuzzy on why the switch to this particular CS144 model.
    the "performance curves" graph seems to start at about 1,200 rpm, and i don't know what the pulley...
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    i have to admit i was shocked that you would...

    i have to admit i was shocked that you would strip that car for a re-paint.... until i saw the "after" pics! wow, wow. such beautiful work. congrats!
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    i used both while re-doing my fuel system. the...

    i used both while re-doing my fuel system. the oem clamps are very robust and work great.

    the galvanized ones work, but they are more of a one-time deal, as they are softer and deform when...
  4. Thread: Garage find

    by rossiz
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    wow. i think i'd throw in some ribs to pick that...

    wow. i think i'd throw in some ribs to pick that car up for $2,500 - heck, adam gave up one for a wife :)
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    nice!

    nice!
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    on my 78 280 i discovered that all the sockets...

    on my 78 280 i discovered that all the sockets for the tail lights, markers and directionals were a bit corroded and allowed them to short. take 'em apart, use some sandpaper, some deoxit, some...
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    wow... what a mess! at least when you've gone...

    wow... what a mess! at least when you've gone through it all yourself and made things right you'll have the peace of mind knowing what ISN'T the problem going forward...
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    fwiw - i pulled mine with a breaker bar, without...

    fwiw - i pulled mine with a breaker bar, without any real drama. 148K on the car, pulley was rusty on the outside, bolt was clean on the inside. i had the oil pan off and put a piece of wood between...
  9. for those of us who haven't experienced an LSD,...

    for those of us who haven't experienced an LSD, can you illuminate? what makes it better? is this something noticed on the track only, or is there some quality to it that is somehow noticeable on the...
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    hard to tell, can't be sure, but is that the...

    hard to tell, can't be sure, but is that the little light that illuminates the cigarette lighter when the headlights/dash lights are on?
    it pokes into the side of the lighter recess in back, i...
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    oh god... if my mum ever saw that - my dad would...

    oh god... if my mum ever saw that - my dad would be on me for ever about all the tires he'd need to replace!
    fantastic :)

    oh, and awesome paint too!
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    wow - great deal, where did you find it? i'm...

    wow - great deal, where did you find it?
    i'm needing a clutch myself...
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    man, i have SO been there.... actually started...

    man, i have SO been there....
    actually started tearing apart wiring and installing additional grounds before accidentally bumping the blinker stalk while upside down under the steering column trying...
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    Sweet :)

    Sweet :)
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    cool - sounds like you're on the right track. a...

    cool - sounds like you're on the right track.
    a nice advantage of doing the engines in stages is that you'll love the L26, then after driving it for a while you'll be even more impressed with your...
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    Thanks Sean - I saw your post a while back and...

    Thanks Sean - I saw your post a while back and the heat shield looks pretty cool (pun intended).

    I'm actually getting ready to replace the clutch, so I'll have the tranny out and that would be a...
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    nice progress - looking forward to seeing things...

    nice progress - looking forward to seeing things when they're all cleaned up.

    i warped a head due to a clog in the water passages and wound up popping out all the freeze plugs with the head off...
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    thanks all for the suggestions - great info. i...

    thanks all for the suggestions - great info.

    i like the idea of the 240mm clutch and lightened flywheel, just a little confused about a couple of points:

    - can i use a 240mm clutch on a maxima...
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    beautiful! such a nice job - better avoid...

    beautiful!

    such a nice job - better avoid puddles on the way home to keep that baby clean!
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    Clutch Replacement Suggestions Please...

    Looks like it's time to replace my clutch - it was a bit long in the tooth when I got the car, so I figured this would need done at some point, and I've smoked it a couple times doing childish stunts...
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    fantastic! love to see a home-brew project with...

    fantastic! love to see a home-brew project with such great results.
    the color looks really nice in the pics - it looks like there might be some metallic in there? share a few shots in the sunlight...
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    how very cool!! i've been looking forward to...

    how very cool!!

    i've been looking forward to progress - love hearing the process.
  23. Thread: Steering issue

    by rossiz
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    i agree w/cbuczesk - check the rack clamps &...

    i agree w/cbuczesk - check the rack clamps & bushings. mine were in place but very worn and when i turned the wheel back/forth w/the car parked to load the rack in either direction, i could look down...
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    i noticed the porch was empty when i got home...

    i noticed the porch was empty when i got home last night - was hoping a z-restoratioin thief hadn't intervened!


    i've got a squishy wheel to donate to this cause as well, maybe we can get a pool...
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    round - came from an N47 head.

    round - came from an N47 head.
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