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    Marty: Great to here from another Z owner, and...

    Marty: Great to here from another Z owner, and local at that! Williams Bay is located on Lake Geneva, Wi. The Z is a 73`. I am not asking anybody to do the work, just give me info, of what might...
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    My apology

    Just seeking other Z enthusiast`s who might have insight and physically look into my Z car`s "idiosyncrasy`s". Have contacted a Z club in the nothern Chicago area, no response. Regards, Mike.
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    Williams Bay Wi. area

    Is there ANYBODY in my area that can help me? This would include nothern Ill., southern Wi., Iowa, Minn. regards, Mike.
  4. Thread: Shocks

    by MikeT73
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    Shocks

    Hard, harsh ride! Want to install Illumina adj. Shocks/Structs from Victoria British Ltd. Any thoughts?
  5. Thread: Modifications

    by MikeT73
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    Modifications

    I have about a grand to spend on mods. I need input on the following. Electronic ignition, Headers, Carb filters and Grose Jets,exhaust pipes, tuned exhaust, spark plugs(split fire?) and wires....
  6. Thread: Wiring

    by MikeT73
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    Wiring

    Got a 73`Z. When I turn the ignition key from the lock position the engine turns over and starts. I then turn it back to the lock position. To turn it off I turn quickly to off. The actual start...
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    Thanks for the info. Had an original 72 Z, and...

    Thanks for the info. Had an original 72 Z, and lowered it about 1.5 in. The ride was uncomfortable. Now that I`am more " mature" (old) I want more comfort and still have a cool looking car. Thanks...
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    I would like to keep the stock " ride" but would...

    I would like to keep the stock " ride" but would like to lower the over all height. Is it possible to increase the shock tower height? Regards, MikeT73.
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    Engine for a 240Z

    Got a 73Z. Engine is a giant paperweight. Will a 280Z engine work in the car. Is there quicker acceleration with the 280 engine, i.e., more torque?:) :confused:
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    Rebuild engine?

    Sucked a valve on my 73Z. Local shop will rebuild it for $2500. Guy on eBay has got a rebuild 2600 for $950.00. Any helpful comments would be much appreciated!
  11. Thread: grose jets

    by MikeT73
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    My Z is similar to your 73` with 72 carbs. If you...

    My Z is similar to your 73` with 72 carbs. If you can, check out my rebuild carb question. Regards, MikeT73.
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    Got a 73` Z with retro 72 carbs. Mechanic says...

    Got a 73` Z with retro 72 carbs. Mechanic says they need a rebuild, won`t hold an idle unless choke is open half way otherwise it dies. It`s $400 for them to do it. Should I attempt it myself or...
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    Anybody got one they would sell?

    Anybody got one they would sell?
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    Thanks John, will do! Regards, MikeT73

    Thanks John, will do! Regards, MikeT73
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    Accelerated on a curved on-ramp, went about a...

    Accelerated on a curved on-ramp, went about a half mile, then heard a rumbleing sound from the rear end. Anyone want to hazard a guess? Car seems to run o.k., but a somewhat higher pitched rumble is...
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    Stuck this in the emergency section, hav`nt...

    Stuck this in the emergency section, hav`nt gotten a response. Thought I would throw this out in the open. Where the heck is the back up light switch!!
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    Located under the dash, passenger side. Use...

    Located under the dash, passenger side. Use vicegrips, or some type of clamp on the hose inside the engine compartment going through the firewall into the passenger compartment. You will probably...
  18. Thread: Back-up switch

    by MikeT73
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    Does anybody know where this thing is?

    Does anybody know where this thing is?
  19. Thread: carburetors

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    Looking down from top, which way do I turn the...

    Looking down from top, which way do I turn the big knarled nut at the bootom to lean out the carbs?
  20. Thread: Center Panel

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    Thanks a bunch!!!!!!!! Warmest Regards, MikeT73.

    Thanks a bunch!!!!!!!! Warmest Regards, MikeT73.
  21. Thread: Other Z people

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    Sure would like to meet some other Z people. I...

    Sure would like to meet some other Z people. I live in Williams Bay Wi. Anybody in southern Wi., northern Ill.
  22. Thread: Carbs

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    Got a 73Z with 72 carbs.The three front...

    Got a 73Z with 72 carbs.The three front sparkplugs (towards the front bumper) are black when they are removed from the engine for viewing. Is the front carb the culprit? I really don`t have the ba**s...
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    My 73 back-up lights are non op. Bulbs are O.K....

    My 73 back-up lights are non op. Bulbs are O.K. Is there a switch, and where is it? Regards MikeT73
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    Is this a "garage mechanic job" or should I have...

    Is this a "garage mechanic job" or should I have a pro do it?
  25. Thread: Center Panel

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    Vent,heater,def. non-op.Took out 4 screws,and all...

    Vent,heater,def. non-op.Took out 4 screws,and all the knobs.Panel still does not come out, what gives?
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