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  1. It sounds like you could have a lot of dirt in...

    It sounds like you could have a lot of dirt in the fuel system. Have you cleaned the fuel tank? The poor cruise that improves on accel sounds like to much fuel (rich). Check the float height or fuel...
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    Check the wattage ratings on the bulbs while you...

    Check the wattage ratings on the bulbs while you have them out to clean the sockets. If they are over-sized they will draw more current than the original/specified bulbs and could overload the fuse.
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    I think the evap sytem uses a fuel tank vent at...

    I think the evap sytem uses a fuel tank vent at each corner of the fuel tank so no matter what there is always a vent open above the fuel level, even if the tank is full and the car is parked on a...
  4. Yes. The A cam tends to make power at a higher...

    Yes. The A cam tends to make power at a higher RPM range than the C cam. My experience is the A cam will pull to 6k or so, the C cam pulls to about 5k. I can't say one will make more total power than...
  5. Which cam are you using? The cam from the N47 (C...

    Which cam are you using? The cam from the N47 (C cam) or the cam from the E31 (A cam)?
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    If you mean the triangle shaped tank above the...

    If you mean the triangle shaped tank above the fuel filler, it is a liquid/vapor separater for the evaporative recovery system.
  7. When the reaction disk is missing the brakes feel...

    When the reaction disk is missing the brakes feel unusually light and the pedal is low but otherwise seem ok at very light braking. When getting on the brakes more than a bit it gets grabby and...
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    A few laps at Buttonwillow Raceway this past...

    A few laps at Buttonwillow Raceway this past weekend.

    AROSC Buttonwillow 13CW 9 28 14 In Traffic - YouTube

    AROSC Buttonwillow 13CW 9 28 14 - YouTube
  9. Perhaps this thread will help you interpret the...

    Perhaps this thread will help you interpret the ammeter reading (or lack thereof):

    http://forums.hybridz.org/topic/114701-how-do-i-interpret-the-amp-meter/
  10. If you retain teh factory electric pump you will...

    If you retain teh factory electric pump you will not need a regulator. If you change to an aftermarket pump you might need a regulator depending on the pump you choose. Any pump with an output...
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    Perhaps a problem with the throwout bearing or...

    Perhaps a problem with the throwout bearing or pilot bearing?
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    The parts I changed are the transistors (2 pcs,...

    The parts I changed are the transistors (2 pcs, germanium, same type, NTE102A works IIRC). Notes I found on the 'net suggest C2 failure is a common problem. The Z tach is a copy of a Smith design...
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    No thread inserts from the factory. Remove the...

    No thread inserts from the factory. Remove the screws you can and prepare to drill the heads of those that won't come out normally. If the thread repair is beyond your skills or confidence take it to...
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    Some in-car track footage from last year at...

    Some in-car track footage from last year at Chuckwalla. No me driving but a lot of fun Z footage.

    http://youtu.be/wH8Azho4DUI
  15. Try thicker oil in the carb dampers.

    Try thicker oil in the carb dampers.
  16. Thread: Runoffs

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    The link works ok for me. Thanks for that.

    The link works ok for me. Thanks for that.
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    Bubbles indicate air in the system. Bench bleed...

    Bubbles indicate air in the system. Bench bleed the master again and then move to the wheel cylinders.
  18. Check for water in the distributor. It will...

    Check for water in the distributor. It will condense on the cap and cause problems.
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    The line to the manifold comes off from the...

    The line to the manifold comes off from the engine side of the thermostat so it flows all the time.
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    It will be ok like that. I though you had the...

    It will be ok like that. I though you had the line connecting the port on the back of the block to the water pump input.

    Stanley is correct about the Dorman caps. I tried them and they failed in a...
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    It would be better to cap all the ports. The way...

    It would be better to cap all the ports. The way you have it connected creates a path for the hot water to bypass the radiator which reduces cooling efficiency.
  22. You should be able to find the bearings cheaper...

    You should be able to find the bearings cheaper that $45 each. Once the bearing is off and clean you can read the bearing number that is stamped on one side of the outer race. With that number you...
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    You have mushroomed and/or bent the threaded...

    You have mushroomed and/or bent the threaded section of the tie rod end. It is likely that it is now larger than the hole it must pass through to be removed. You should cut, grind, or file some of...
  24. Yes, the valve clearance is measured between the...

    Yes, the valve clearance is measured between the cam and rocker.
    The number one cylinder is at the front of the car. The rest are in order going toward the back.
    I prefer to measure the valve...
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    Check the wiring inside the distributor. Perhaps...

    Check the wiring inside the distributor. Perhaps when the breaker plate moves from the vacuum advance it is causing a short or open circuit. There should be a small ground wire from the breaker plate...
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