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  1. Thread: Headlight problem

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    Found It!

    Yup. I'm a dipstick... Red 'n' Yeller wire fell out of the back of the headlight harness connector when I gave her a little more than a cursory tug. A little solder & heatshrink and life is good...
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    While looking through a schematic in repair...

    While looking through a schematic in repair manual, it appears to me that the grounds for the headlight system are located near the headlight switch itself. Isn't that kind of odd? Just a thought....
  3. Thread: Headlight problem

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    Headlight problem

    Hey Guys,
    I'm having a bit of a problem with the headlights on my '72 Z. It seems that the driver's side headlight is very dim while the passenger side headlight is fine. If I unplug the pass side...
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    I've read the JTR section on tach conversion. The...

    I've read the JTR section on tach conversion. The author has the unit hooked up to a GM HEI distributor and coil. I am not familiar enough with the HEI system (which I don't have) to know what that...
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    280z Tach in '72 Scarab conversion

    Hi Folks,
    I am having a heck of a time trying to find out info on how to make a '77 280z tach work in a 1972 240z Scarab convert. The vehicle has a 327 Chevy motor with an Accel 71000 series...
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    Thanks guys, I am currently investigating the...

    Thanks guys,
    I am currently investigating the mechanical aspect of the rear brakes. It makes sense that the drums could be out of spec.. I assembled the rear wheel cylinders to the vehicle per the...
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    I neglected to completely answer your question,...

    I neglected to completely answer your question, Dave. The pedal feel is light to about the halfway point, then spongy, pressing almost to the floor. The pedal feels firmer when the engine is off and...
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    The brake system is entirely original spec for...

    The brake system is entirely original spec for the car. The Scarab Kit stuff applies only to the drive line (i.e., engine mounts, motor, trans, radiator, frt sway bar, drive shaft, shifter only). As...
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    Half Brakes or No Brakes

    Hi Folks,
    I have a rather large problem with the brakes on my '72 240z. I'm mostly finished with a resto/rebuild of a Scarab Kit 240z. I decided to replace the entire brake system with all new or...
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    Half Brakes or No Brakes

    Hi Folks,
    I have a rather large problem with the brakes on my '72 240z. I'm mostly finished with a resto/rebuild of a Scarab Kit 240z. I decided to replace the entire brake system with all new or...
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    '72 Scarab Z Story

    I am the owner of a '72 Z-car with a Scarab V8 conversion. It has been a very interesting car with a rather unique personality. The car itself has an interesting history, with myself being the third...
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