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  1. Multiple Z's of various years + a couple of GTR's heading up hwy 33 SoCal

    Just curious......two weekends ago i saw a large group of Z cars heading up hwy 33, out of Ojai Ca. My two friends and i had just finish riding up and down Ortega trail on trials bike (really fun by...
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    X-rated, Nice looking wheels for sure. They...

    X-rated, Nice looking wheels for sure. They look very similar to my 3pc 17" Altstadts. The funny thing is about my wheels, which I purchased used, is that I've never been able to find any info on...
  3. Hi everyone, Its been a while..........I get...

    Hi everyone,

    Its been a while..........I get the usual thumbs up while on the road but, I always find it a bit humorous when younger folks see it parked and get a funny look on their face and ask,...
  4. Adam Corrolla's "Ther Car Show".....hmmmmmmmmmmmmm!?

    Just a little rant about "The Car Show"! Watched the show last night and as usual it included some pretty dumb stuff! However, it does have some good stuff, just not enough. Here is the real point of...
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    When refurbishing my 1970 I discovered that the...

    When refurbishing my 1970 I discovered that the fuel tank pick-up line has no screen or filter as it leaves the tank. I had a similar problem, like what you've described, and the cause of my fueling...
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    Here is something I encountered during my...

    Here is something I encountered during my refresh. The fender support (the ones with the rubber flap on the bottom and foam insulation on the outer edge to support the fender) may have had the...
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    Just a quick technical note on annealing...

    Just a quick technical note on annealing copper.....heat till cherry red then quench in water (not air cooling).
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    Sticky: Installed a new set of Yokahama Neova AD08's on...

    Installed a new set of Yokahama Neova AD08's on the 240.....all I can say is WOW!!!
  9. Thread: Car Warriors

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    What a bunch of hacks:cry:.......I started to get...

    What a bunch of hacks:cry:.......I started to get dry heeves. Where do they find these people....at the unemployment office!!? Shows like this are a sign of the times, a sad time.:cry:

    Tom
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    I was 19 when my 240Z left the factory.......13...

    I was 19 when my 240Z left the factory.......13 years later I bought one and have owned it now for 28 years. I always get a kick out of some of the younger neighborhood kids who see it when I take it...
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    After I put my 240 back on the road (complete...

    After I put my 240 back on the road (complete rebuild finished in 2002) I drove it about 3 to 4 times a month, for approximately 200 to 300 miles. However, in 2009 I decided to purchase another...
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    Since your planning on installing a V8, you may...

    Since your planning on installing a V8, you may concider visiting HYBRIDZ. The site is heavy into modified Z cars.

    Tom
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    I had a similar issue when I was redoing my...

    I had a similar issue when I was redoing my 1970....seemed as though some of the tail lights worked and some didn't. After checking things out, I discovered that the switch on the steering colomn (it...
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    Chris, It is still available. Will PM you...

    Chris,

    It is still available. Will PM you tomorrow, as the owner phone number is at home. How much you ask......that you'll have to ask Pete (owner).

    Tom
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    Check your engine mounts! If broken, the engine...

    Check your engine mounts! If broken, the engine will lift under acceleration, causing the throttle linkage fully open the SU's.

    Tom
  16. I have to agree with Pop's Z! In my 1970 w/N42,...

    I have to agree with Pop's Z! In my 1970 w/N42, late model 280ZX 5spd, and R200 w/ 4:11 posi.....its a perfect combination for the twisties. When driving the freeway at 3000rpm however, I'm traveling...
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    Evan, This is not my car. It belongs to a...

    Evan,

    This is not my car. It belongs to a friend who just inherited the car from his grandfather, who passed away. I've personally looked over the car and would buy it in a heart beat if I had the...
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    1971 240Z for sale in Ventura Ca.

    Hi everyone and happy new year to all!!!

    I'll cut to the chase.....A friend of mines wifes' grandfather passed and has inherited a 1971 240Z (s/n 37792 7/71). If ever there was a 240Z that is the...
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    Mark, How's it going? I'm in Santa Paula and...

    Mark,

    How's it going? I'm in Santa Paula and have had experience with Sunwest. The guy certainly knows Z's quit well and can help you out but, be forwarned that he is basically a one man...
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    Interesting.......I've owned my 1970 for 26 years...

    Interesting.......I've owned my 1970 for 26 years and have yet to call it anything but "The Z Car"! Granted, there have been times when I have called it names but, that's another story. Although, I...
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    Welcome aboard! Just a heads up, for high...

    Welcome aboard! Just a heads up, for high performance or race track Z information, you may want to visit HybridZ website......this is their main focus as opposed to here. Here you'll find folks more...
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    If you take a visit over at HybridZ and search...

    If you take a visit over at HybridZ and search their archives, you are likely to find the answers you are looking for. Also, there are various ways it can and have been done beyond buying after...
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    Dave Rebello builds some extremely nice SU's too!...

    Dave Rebello builds some extremely nice SU's too! He even will redo them to 50mm bores if required. A core is required.

    Tom
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    IMO, this site has to be one of the most civil...

    IMO, this site has to be one of the most civil sites I've been to......actual mature conversations most always and helpful suggestions about our pride and joy toys!!! On some of the sites I frequent,...
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    Only been stranded two times and for the same...

    Only been stranded two times and for the same reason! Just so you'll understand the situation, I only run an electric fuel pump located near the fuel tank. And by the way, the fuel pump is...
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