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    Spare tall gland nut, anyone?

    Hi all,

    I was disassembling 4 spare used 280z strut housings that I bought recently and found that one of the gland nuts did not match the other three.

    Would anyone have a spare "tall" one for...
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    Jon the AD struts are also same length front...

    Jon

    the AD struts are also same length front and rear.
    they sent along two small pieces of pipe (about 1.5~2" long) to act as spacers.
    They did not send 4. Perhaps that was a mistake?

    The...
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    coilovers / shortening housings / the usual ...

    Hi guys,

    i've been reading a variety of old posts here and on hybridz and feel pretty confident about what I am about to start on...

    however i do want to think out loud to everyone here (John...
  4. Z is running. 12v from battery straight to...

    Z is running.

    12v from battery straight to coil + did start the car

    I found that a connection for GW & BW was loose & causing the problem
    Also think that my distributor had some issues itself,...
  5. Thread: ZG Fender flares

    by EricB
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    do it yourself Piece of cake Plenty of pics...

    do it yourself

    Piece of cake

    Plenty of pics in the gallery you can use as reference
  6. Gary Jim Should I run 12v direct from battery...

    Gary
    Jim

    Should I run 12v direct from battery to coil & bypass my stock wiring for now?

    If I burnt out my E12-80 module after running the Blaster2 coil for several years it would be weird...
  7. lance Do you think I happen to have 3 bad...

    lance

    Do you think I happen to have 3 bad dizzys in a row & that is my only problem?
  8. Am at work right now, not in front of car, but I...

    Am at work right now, not in front of car, but I can report that:

    Battery voltage is probably starting to get low since I've been trying to crank it for a day or so...
    Starter still SOUNDS...
  9. ok So I've now tried 3 distributors, 2 coils,...

    ok

    So I've now tried 3 distributors, 2 coils, new cap+rotor+plugs, checked plug wires & I get no spark

    Has to be wiring right?

    Forget the tach what's the minimum I need to get the car...
  10. I take back what I said No spark at sparkplug...

    I take back what I said

    No spark at sparkplug

    0.5 volt at + coil when key is in ON & START positions

    Just picked up another spare E12-80 at junkyard

    Going home to try it out
  11. Carl Thanks for the reply. how do I check...

    Carl

    Thanks for the reply.

    how do I check if the E12-80 module is indeed bad?

    the spare distributor I had on the shelf I actually don;t remember if i ever tested it before or if it has ever...
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    oh ok so he's out on vacation or something ...

    oh ok so he's out on vacation or something

    thanks
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    separate the vinyl part of the dash from its...

    separate the vinyl part of the dash from its metal framework underneath

    you can keep the gauges attached to the metal framework and have everything plugged in the way it should

    i've been...
  14. June 1973 240z - E12-80 distributor - car died, won't start

    Hi all

    I have a June 1973 240Z with an F54 L28 & Mikuni 44 PHH carbs.
    It's had an E12-80 electronic distributor & MSD Blaster2 coil for 4~5 years now & has always run like a champ.

    On Friday...
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    Todd Walrich? Mikuni NA Distributor

    Hi.

    Has anyone successfully contacted Todd recently?
    I just sent a couple emails yesterday and today and both bounced back...

    I need some PHH carbie parts from him...
    Thanks,

    -e
  16. the chrome strip just pops off provided someone...

    the chrome strip just pops off provided someone didn't glue it down before you

    the felt strip is at least on my car stapled to a metal lip on the door panel
    tough cookie to get off, and tougher...
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    I might as well ask if anyone has a spare 78 280Z...

    I might as well ask if anyone has a spare 78 280Z R200 mustache bar + transverse link + front diff mount too... :)
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    Anyone have a spare R180 diff flange?

    hi all,

    I am in need of a spare R180 diff flange as I'm about to swap a R200 into my S30. I have a 4.11 R160 in there right now & can't raid it for parts as I need the Z to still run in the...
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    Digital 240Z model (built in Alias)

    Hi all,

    Check this out.
    A friend of mine who is one of the modellers at Honda R&D in Torrance (CA) had some spare time after hours at work... Check out what he built...
    ...
  20. Thread: Watanabe Rims

    by EricB
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    speaking of eBay sellers

    Speaking of eBay sellers, I would recommend Sunny Motorsports in the LA area... As I recall they are in Temple City or thereabouts...

    I got my 9.5J -13mm offset rears (new) from them...
    Matched...
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    I've got the same thermostat switch as Dave...

    I've got the same thermostat switch as Dave mentioned.
    Probe in the radiator set for 185deg

    I totally agree about the relays - got those... good to go.
    I was just confused as to where to tie in...
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    Dave, Both the water pump and the fan came...

    Dave,

    Both the water pump and the fan came with relays, so you're right our set-ups are probably pretty close to identical... I've got both relays wired up as per the instructions, I'm just not...
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    Switched to Power - wiring question

    Hi all,

    Long time no talk... Hope everyone (and their Zs) are doing well.
    So let me preface the following by saying that even back in engineering school I already had a certain aversion to...
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