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    Steel 14 x 5s have been sold, and the Bridgestone...

    Steel 14 x 5s have been sold, and the Bridgestone RD-15 is too.

    14 x 6 Indy mags are being cleaned/refinished/polished in Charlotte and will be available in a week or two.
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    Some of you will want the gory details, so here...

    Some of you will want the gory details, so here goes:

    Replaced the seat belts with new, retractable belts. Wanted perido-correct Minilite 15 x 7s, but the wait is too long. 16 x 7" Panasports on...
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    Vintage Parts Looking for a Home

    Not exactly "free to a good home", but close.

    I have some vintage parts from a 1972 240Z that I am replacing with upgrades. Recently bought a very solid Z (HLS30-53473) from the original owner...
  4. Alternator Upgrade - Highly Recommended

    As birthday present to myself, I had the MSA Alternator upgrade ($120) installed a NissTech in Charlotte. While I was at it, I had them do the headlight relay ($148), parking light relay ($120) and...
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    Nose High No More

    Removal of one coil from the front springs and new KYB shock absorber inserts seems to have done the trick. Thanks for all the good advice.
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    The car is box stock and very original with 128K...

    The car is box stock and very original with 128K miles, purchased from the original owner who had full documentation of meticulous maintenance. Stock springs, no additional inserts, and Mulholland...
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    Nose High '72

    The front of my 1972 240Z rides noticeably higher (3" or so) than the rear. New KYB struts are going on but shouldn't affect the ride height. Does anyone have experience with cutting a coil off the...
  8. Minilites are an old design, but I've got a new...

    Minilites are an old design, but I've got a new set of 15 x 7s coming.
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    V e r y n i c e !!

    V e r y n i c e !!
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    Casey -- Thanks for the info! I may consider...

    Casey -- Thanks for the info! I may consider larger sizes.
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    Nice looking wheels and the red does look good...

    Nice looking wheels and the red does look good with silver.

    Back to the wheels: What wheel width and offset do you have? I have a set of 15x7" with zero offset coming and was planning on a...
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    And a lovely aftermarket sunroof! No, thanks.

    And a lovely aftermarket sunroof! No, thanks.
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    Thanks for your service and enjoy the ride!

    Thanks for your service and enjoy the ride!
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    You might check out Pierre Z in Gardena as well. ...

    You might check out Pierre Z in Gardena as well. Pierre Perrot was involved in the factory sponsored restorations and is very knowledgeable. Last time I was by there, he was rebuilding the engine...
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    Very nice! Thanks for sharing!

    Very nice! Thanks for sharing!
  16. I bought the second 240z to hit Las Cruces, NM...

    I bought the second 240z to hit Las Cruces, NM and was able to buy it for $3,600 without any dealer add-ons. 903 blue with black interior. The dealer added A/C for me a few months later at a cost...
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    As for the vibration, take a look at how many...

    As for the vibration, take a look at how many wheel weights are on your wheels. If there appears to be an excessive amount of weight required to balance a wheel/tire, you might have problem with a...
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    Amelia Island Concours

    No Z content, but 16 minutes of pure automotive porn . . . no narration, just great photography and some of the finest automobiles on the planet.

    Born of a Blue Sky on Vimeo

    Jim
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    Welcome aboard! If you need some work done or...

    Welcome aboard! If you need some work done or technical advice, Soren Loree in Albuquerque is a good resource. He runs Miata Specialists (810 Arno St NE, 505/344-9560) and has done historic racing...
  20. Pierre is a Tribal Elder in Spades

    Thanks to all for the excellent input. No offense Montezuma and Rich, but I thought Carl was the UberElder. I was hoping Julio would chime in -- I think he has gone the Rebello 2.7 route.
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    Very nice, thanks!

    Very nice, thanks!
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    Yep, she'll time out when you wax poetic. Put...

    Yep, she'll time out when you wax poetic. Put your thoughts into a Word document then copy/paste it over.
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    Very nice read, thanks!

    Very nice read, thanks!
  24. Tribal elders (you know who you are) I need your opinion.

    The car is a solid, one owner, silver 1972 240Z, stock and unmolested except for undercoating and 14 slotted mags (both upon original purchase) and an aftermarket stereo head. 128K meticulously...
  25. 240Z Design Influences

    You always hear that the Jaguar XKE was the primary design influence for the 240Z but I just don't see it. The headlight buckets are similar, but to me the Jag's proportions are off -- the hood is...
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