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  1. After all that was done I finished wiring up the...

    After all that was done I finished wiring up the new stereo. It is an Alpine CDE-143BT. I had installed a model very similar to this in another car and really liked it. Given all the features it...
  2. I wanted to do a trial fit of the blower motor...

    I wanted to do a trial fit of the blower motor assembly to ensure the top cowl seal was the correct thickness. Before I could this I discovered the mounting holes has been a little chewed up,...
  3. With the holes filled I went about removing the...

    With the holes filled I went about removing the rest of the old paint and surface rust. Once clean I laid down a few light coats of Rustoleum satin black.
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  4. With the new fuse box installed and tested I...

    With the new fuse box installed and tested I finished the installation of the headlight relay harness as well as the parking light harness. There is not anything to show but I will say that just...
  5. Knowing I did not want to reuse my old connectors...

    Knowing I did not want to reuse my old connectors I did some research and found new female connectors are available but new sheaths in the proper size was not. Another reason I did not want to reuse...
  6. I am finally back with an update. It has taken...

    I am finally back with an update. It has taken me awhile to get back due to some professional changes and challenges in my life. It is good to see the conversation around the brackets has...
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    I would love to see the bumpers too! Especially...

    I would love to see the bumpers too! Especially at $360 each.
  8. Hey 77Z. My apologies for now seeing your...

    Hey 77Z. My apologies for now seeing your questions sooner. On the foam on the back, I don't think it is required but I think it gives a better end product. The green foam I had was really too...
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    Good work and progress on the Z! The end result...

    Good work and progress on the Z! The end result of your suspension rebuild looks fantastic. The new Panasports will definitely enhance the look of your Z as well. On the topic of your seats,...
  10. My apologies. I did not see the 20+ pictures for...

    My apologies. I did not see the 20+ pictures for whatever reason.

    I agree, any cleaning or sprucing up that can be done will go a long away in helping it sale. Good luck with it!
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    A big congrats Courtney on your new Z! I loved...

    A big congrats Courtney on your new Z! I loved reading your story and seeing the great pictures you took to document the event. Your experience reminds me of several that I have had over the years...
  12. I am assuming the bidder from Bulgaria backed out...

    I am assuming the bidder from Bulgaria backed out or you canceled their bid. None the less, to really make your auction more attractive you need a lot more pictures and detailed info. As they say...
  13. Where to find correct 7.8mm / 5/16" spade terminals?

    I am in the middle of replacing my fuse box with an upgraded MSA unit. When it came time to chop off the old spade terminals and transfer them to my new box I hit a roadblock. As you can see the...
  14. I currently have a 51521 on my '71 240z and have...

    I currently have a 51521 on my '71 240z and have not had any problems. The overall quality of the filter vs. the old lube shop grade Penzoil filter is night and day. I don't think you have anything...
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    The girl on the cover of the brochure at the very...

    The girl on the cover of the brochure at the very top of this thread looks like the same girl in the "Strange Datsun" video that was posted up about a week ago or so. Coincidence?
  16. That is definitely a project car but it has a lot...

    That is definitely a project car but it has a lot of good things going for it. Kudos to you for rescuing it. The fact that it runs is a huge plus. Given everything that has been done to it and...
  17. Looks like the engine compartment has been...

    Looks like the engine compartment has been blacked out. How is the rest of the interior? Still have the original radio in it? How does it run and drive? Does the suspension need any attention? If...
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    It looks great! The color, wheels, and stance...

    It looks great! The color, wheels, and stance are all spot on just as Hazmatt said. One question, what did you do to lower it? I saw your original introduction and you mentioned doing coil overs. ...
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    Thanks so much guys! I found a good used set of...

    Thanks so much guys! I found a good used set of all 4 cables on Ebay along with the clamp and screw I need. I agree, its odd that the ends of my current cables are made so well. Its possible they...
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    Are these factory heater control cables?

    My car is a 8/70 build 240z. The control cables look like old aftermarket choke cables from an auto parts store. The outer sheathing is coiled metal, not plastic. I am missing 1 cable and another...
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    I will speak from my personal experience of...

    I will speak from my personal experience of buying a car sight unseen. More often than not what rolls off the trailer has been a disappointment. Even the best pictures and numerous emails full...
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    I would like to know more about the "internal...

    I would like to know more about the "internal explosions" taking place in the engine that you are talking about. Our engines by their very nature have internal explosions to run a they are internal...
  23. Thanks for all the feedback guys. Based on...

    Thanks for all the feedback guys. Based on everything above I think I have figured out what I am going to do. I am going to go with a MSA box and get Dave's parking light harness and install the...
  24. Good eye Blue! I have never noticed those until...

    Good eye Blue! I have never noticed those until you pointed them out. I posted this topic up on the Datsun 240z Lovers FB site and a member thought the brackets could possibly be for mounting a...
  25. Thank you for the compliments EhlersRS! Yeah, I...

    Thank you for the compliments EhlersRS! Yeah, I was really happy Shane was willing to ship some of the smaller parts. The ability to get parts outside of Ebay from other states at very fair prices...
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